A promotional image showing Battle Field 4 gameplay.
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How The M16 Became An Iconic American Rifle
This seven-minute video is packed full of information on the M16’s origin and narrated by a guy with a swarthy British accent. Enjoy.
Army Staff Sgt. Richard Harris, center, was awarded the Silver Star his actions in Wardak province, Afghanistan.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: To Recover A Fallen Soldier, He Attacked With A Weapon In Each Hand
Staff Sgt. Richard Harris refused to let his leader’s body be taken, so he charged the enemy — M4 in one hand and an HK 320 in the other.
A. U.S. Marine assigned to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment takes a nap on Forward Operating Base Now Zad, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2012.
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Why The Military Is Moving On From The M16
The Marine Corps is replacing the M16 with the M4 carbine as the primary weapon for the infantry. Here's why.