Battlefield Training Torture to End

In the Summer 2012 AWI Quarterly, we reported that more than 10,000 animals each year are shot, stabbed, mutilated, and killed in military training exercises, despite the availability of more effective training tools to simulate battlefield trauma. No more. In January, President Obama signed a defense bill that will require the Department of Defense to create a strategy for replacing these gruesome practices with methods that don’t involve animals.

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