TACOMA -- A lawsuit in federal court against Puget Sound Naval Shipyard by a female engineer alleging she had been harassed and discriminated against has been settled, with the Navy agreeing to pay...
Kuwait will buy 28 Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornets to replace a fleet of earlier versions of the US fighter jets, a top official said Monday. The value of the deal is not expected to exceed $5 billion, the KUNA state news agency reported the head of armament and procurement at Kuwait’s defence ministry as saying.
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has acquired a suite of protected vehicles for the motorized infantry forces. Called the Protected Combat Support Vehicle (PCSV), the new vehicles will provide our motorized infantry combat support and...Show More Summary
A Canadian CF-18 Hornet fighter jet crashed near Cold Lake Alberta on Monday, killing the pilot in what was described as a training accident. A rescue helicopter was dispatched to the scene at an air weapons range. Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan, who was in the House of Commons when the news broke and appeared shaken,
CBSDFW: GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Tom Mannewitz has owned the Targetmaster Indoor Shooting Center in Garland since 1979. He supports open-carry, which lawmakers approved in 2015, allowing people to carry handguns openly just the same as long rifles. But Mannewitz said he opposes a new bill that would make licensing to carry a handgun, required education […]
That a boy. Go get ‘em David. He said what I did here and here, except longer and better, and more directed to the sense of morality inside the souls of federal employees, if there’s any left. Every man meets his end, and then the judgment and eternity. Think hard about this. There are sins […]
The two bomb disposal experts recently killed in Syria and Iraq were likely at higher risk than other U.S. troops in the region.
The Army approved Special Duty Assignment Pay increases for five jobs, reduced it for one, and eliminated it for another.
Reservists returning from deployments are discovering that they were activated “on the cheap” by the Pentagon, acording to Military.com. Congress gave the Pentagon the tools to cut their personnel costs by not fully compensating Reservists and National Guard troops. A relatively new and obscure deployment code, a measure the Pentagon created in 2014 to scale […]
94-year-old Chilton Raiford lost hearing in his left ear during the Japanese attack and later spent time in a "shell-shock ward."
A National Hockey League expansion team that plans to call itself the Golden Knights has caught the attention of Army officials.
According to CBS News, a 20-year-old Somali man, Mohammad Ali, mowed down students as they congregated after a gas leak was reported in one of the laboratories; At least nine people were injured Monday after a male suspect drove into pedestrians with a vehicle and attacked others with a knife at Ohio State’s campus. From […]
We talked last week about Hampshire College removing US flags from their campus so the students can discuss what they want to do about flags on their campus. WWLP reports that about 1000 veterans showed up to tell students what the rest of America who is not their college president felt about the issue. Of […]
The San Bernadino Sun talks a little bit about Trenna Meins, the widow of San Bernadino terrorism victim Damian Meins. She talked to a class of students at Cal State San Bernardino. She intends to use her status to forward legislation for good gun violence policy. The bad news, for her California audience, is that […]
On Nov. 27, 2006, Major Troy Golbert, the pilot of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, responded to calls for air support when a AH-6 Little Bird helicopter was shot down near Taji, Iraq and the crew was taken hostage by insurgents on the ground. From af.mil; Gilbert, a friendly Texas Tech graduate dubbed “Trojan” by his […]
The Military Times reports that the Cato Institute Washington think tank “is offering a radical idea” to repair the veterans’ health care system. Force active duty servicemembers and veterans to buy health insurance; In an online essay last week, institute Director of Health Policy Studies Michael Cannon recommends dropping the idea of free health care […]
A few weeks ago we wrote about Kevin Haggerty, the fellow running for State Senator in Pennsylvania. As part of his plea to the people of his district, he leaned heavily on his service as a Marine. It seemed to work for him, because he won on election night. The local media claimed that he […]
After making two dozen bombing runs to Austria, Germany and Italy, Bruce Leonard felt pretty comfortable in the cockpit.
Lt. Gen. James F. Fretterd, who headed the Maryland National Guard for 16 years, died Saturday of kidney failure.
In Tulsa, Oklahoma, three suspects opened fire at a home thinking that someone else they didn’t like lived there (He didn’t live there, according to the resident). The resident got his own gun and returned fire. He also subdued one of the gunmen and held him at gun point for the police. In Benson, North […]