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Miraculously, not a single soldier was injured.

This U.S. Army infantry outpost spotted Taliban insurgents on a nearby ridge, and began engaging them with mortar fire. The soldiers called in a simultaneous airstrike, but some unknown miscommunication caused the pilot to drop a 500-pound bomb not on the Taliban insurgents, but on his own guys. Not only that, the outpost soldiers captured the entire incident on film.

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Some U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan made shot-for-shot remake of a video by the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders. This version's better.

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Stars and Stripes reports that the U.S. military is recalling its pixelated grey-khaki camouflage uniforms that have been used in the Middle East since 2004. Apparently, soldiers had been complaining since 2009 that the Universal Camouflage Pattern (left) left them more conspicuous than covered. The troops are now being outfitted with more traditional greenish MultiCam duds (right) while the government tests out the effectiveness of new patterns.