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06/16/2003
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Pfc. Ryan R. Cox, 19, of Derby, Kan., died June 15 as a result of wounds received from a non-combat weapon discharge near An Najaf, Iraq.

Cox was assigned...



06/16/2003
Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Flight Test Scheduled

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the Navy are scheduled to conduct Aegis ballistic missile defense Flight Mission-5 (FM-5) flight test on June 18, 2003 with a window from 4 to 8 p.m. EDT. FM-5 will involve the launch of a standard missile-3 (SM-3) interceptor from the Aegis ballistic missile...




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