A soldier plugs his ears during a live fire mission at Yakima Training Center. Photo: Capt. Leslie Reed/U.S. Army
A Texas veteran is suing the company he says knowingly produced and sold defective earplugs which were issued to the U.S. military, leading him and many others to develop hearing problems, including tinnitus.
Tagen Schmidt, a Marine corporal who was critically burned when an amphibious assault vehicle he was riding in burst into flames after hitting a gas line at Camp Pendleton, is among four Marines who have filed a lawsuit against multiple utility companies and contractors claiming negligence.
Star Tribune photo by Elizabeth Flores via Associated Press
Jesse Ventura — the former one-term independent Minnesota governor, ex-Navy frogman, and retired pro wrestler — held a press conference in Minneapolis Dec. 4 to celebrate his most recent, uh, achievement: winning a settlement in his five-year-long defamation case against the estate of dead SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.