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Congress allows the VA to dip into Vet Choice money

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs threatened to start closing medical facilities if Congress wouldn’t allow them to take money out of the Veterans’ Choice Program, you know, that program that is less than a year old and was supposed to relieve pressure from an over-booked healthcare system. So, Congress folded like Kmart lawnchairs. “While I […]

Friday morning feel good stories

In Sparta, New Jersey, two teens were just looking for their friend’s house when they accidentally knocked on a door of an off-duty policeman, late at night in a quiet neighborhood where recently there had coincidentally been a burglary recently. For some odd reason, the off-duty policeman wasn’t particularly happy that strangers were knocking on […]

F-15E: The Eagle Soars Even Higher

The McDonnell Douglas (currently Boeing) F-15E, otherwise known as the Strike Eagle, is an all-weather, twin-engine, tandem-seat jet fighter. As a high-supersonic strike fighter based on the F-15 Eagle family of air superiority fighters, the F-15E was designed in 1978 […]

More Powerful, Special-Ops Sniper Rifle Unlikely for Marine Snipers

The Corps is sticking with its Vietnam-era sniper rifle despite complaints from snipers who say they need longer-range weapons.

The F-35 and the death of Dog-fighting

3 days agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

From Richard Fernandez at the Belmont Club, comes an analysis on the F-35 and future air combat. The controversy surrounding the F-35 is fundamentally an extension of the debate over what a future fighter should be. Recently the aircraft made news when it was officially announced that the airframe couldn’t dogfight worth a damn. Show More Summary

Former Navy SEAL Alleges Anti-Gay Bullying by CIA Workers

A former Navy SEAL has filed an internal complaint alleging the CIA bullied him for being gay during a work assignment in June in Afghanistan.

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