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The Army has paid $820,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former military police trainee who says she was fired after she filed a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor, defense lawyers said Wednesday.
A 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl accused of plotting with her soldier boyfriend to kill her mother pleaded guilty Thursday in a deal with prosecutors.
The U.S. Air Force has removed its top weapons buyer for failing to disclose a financial connection to defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp.
It appears that Bergdahl’s court-martial is now on hold. Bergdahl is facing court-martial for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. His defense team has asserted that they need access to certain classified materials to defend Bergdhal. The prosecution disputes this. Show More Summary
I guess that I grew up on Carl Reiner’s comedy, or at least the comedy that he influenced, so I feel fortunate that our friends at the Conan Show sent us this link to an interview that he did with Conan talking about his service in the Army towards the end of the Second World […]
Someone sent us their work on this fellow, Reginald Jeffrey Daley. He claims that he worked in Vietnam for two tours with Special Forces. Daley writes about his experiences in Vietnam on Rally Point He tells about his military career on his LinkedIn page; he claims these awards on his own website; As it turns […]
I’m serious about the title. And I’ll admit I’m somewhat torn on this one. Decades ago, Otto Macias left Cuba. He came to the US, then enlisted in the Army. Macias fought in Vietnam. He returned from Vietnam in 1969, allegedly “broken and suffering from PTSD and schizophrenia” per his family. It appears he really […]
The Russian defense industry has been using 3D printing technology to create prototype components for the T-14 main battle tank and the rest of the Armata family of combat vehicles. Eventually, Russian industry hopes to be able to build production standard tank components for the Armata and other armored vehicles....
Working in media, it’s hard to imagine watching everything you say for fear the government will come after you. But that’s what it’s like inside Syrian state media, according to Mohamad Al Barodi, who once worked at a regime-controlled news station. His editors reported to the intelligence services. On T.V., “you can’t deviate from the...
An Air Force Thunderbird landed at Robins on Thursday in preparation for the upcoming air show in October. Maj. Scott Petz flew the distinctive red, white and blue F-16 jet around the base a few t...
Navy Medicine released Zika Virus Infection guidance in NAVADMIN 032/16, Feb. 10, communicating force health protection measures and travel precautions to Navy and Marine Corps personnel.
The folks at Military Phony send us their work on this Arland Moss fellow. His career as a SEAL is based on attractive ribbons, apparently, because the 53 year old displays medals from Vietnam and from before the Second World War as well as a SEAL Medal; Well, the truth is that no one can […]
The Hill reports that Rasmussen Reports took a poll and found that 52% of women oppose being forced to register for the Selective Service. But 61% of men said that it’s only fair. Voters in surveys for years have supported women in the military being allowed to fight on the front lines and perform all […]
A team of West Point cadets has found a better use for social media than posting selfies and 140-character witticisms: going undercover and online to steer young Muslims away from terrorist recruiters.
U.S. Army officials say 560 shells and bottles containing mustard agent have been destroyed in the first round of a project to eliminate the nation's largest remaining stockpile of the chemical.
Early in George E. Hardy's military career, when he was flying strafing flights over war-torn Europe, the 90-year-old retired lieutenant colonel also fought an enemy that wore the same uniform as him.
A 2014 memorandum from Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper, released this week under the Freedom of Information Act, drew a new distinction between intelligence satellite images and the intelligence products that are derived from those images. Show More Summary
The phrase “notwithstanding any other provision of law” has already appeared in bills introduced in the current Congress more than 600 times, according to a new analysis from the Congressional Research Service. “Does the presence ofShow More Summary