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EUCOM General Removed over Extramarital Affair, Misuse of Funds

Army Maj. Gen. David Haight was removed from his position as head of operations at U.S. European Command in connection with allegations that he had misused government resources while having an extramarital affair, the U.S. Army said Wednesday.

Medics at Fort Campbell Competing to Represent 101st

Medics from across Fort Campbell are competing to represent the 101st Airborne Division this fall in Texas.

Remains of Air Force Veteran Returning Home after 64 Years

On Wednesday, the remains of US Air Force Airman First Class George Ingram will return from the base of a snowy mountainside to his home in Beloit.

Tech Company Accuses US Navy of Software Piracy, Seeks $596 Million

A $596 million lawsuit claims that the U.S. Navy has engaged in software piracy.

Navy Chief: Russia, US Affirm Safety at Sea Pact amid Incidents

The United States and Russia agreed to uphold a Cold War-era pact to prevent incidents at sea and in the air after recent aggressive maneuvers by Russian planes.

US Navy Sued Over Live-fire Training Plan in Pacific

Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense.

So After Six Months Of Legalized Open Carry In Texas, Is Blood Running In The Streets? In the first panicked hours following the ambush on Dallas police officers, the department released a photo of a man carrying a long gun as a person of interest. But he was the wrong guy—and one who never broke any laws by carrying that gun. “I also don’t fault Dallas police for immediately listing […]

Matt Bracken On Orlando Gun Carry

Matt Bracken’s article at WRSA or Ammoland is well worth your time.  In order to understand what I’m saying about it, you need to go read it. For non-permissive environments, Matt has given a good option.  If it appears at the outset a bit absurd, consider why we have to do things like this to […]

Army Announces 800-Soldier Aviation Unit to Deploy to Afghanistan

The U.S. Army has announced an 800-soldier aviation unit will deploy later this summer to Afghanistan.

Bar Owners Say Slain Soldiers Were Helping Woman under Attack

The owner of a bar where two soldiers were shot to death say the victims were trying to help a woman escape a man attacking her.

Four Soldiers Arrested in Colorado Home Invasion

Police say four Fort Carson soldiers have been arrested in connection with a home invasion involving a family they knew.

Veteran Looks to Strengthen, Protect Sheppard Air Force Base

Jon Larvick understands what it takes to launch a jet. That knowledge will come in handy as he leads the Sheppard Military Affairs Committee as president.

Fort Carson Soldier Collapses during Fitness Training, Dies

Fort Carson officials say a soldier died at a hospital after collapsing during routine physical fitness training.

Geraldo Vouches for US General Accused of Plotting Failed Turkish Coup

The retired U.S. Army general and former NATO commander accused of masterminding the recent failed coup in Turkey has an alibi.

Groups Reach Out to Help Veteran, 81, Held Hostage at Motel

Veterans' organizations have reached out to help a Korean War-era veteran who authorities say was held hostage in an upstate New York motel room.

US Naval War College Welcomes a New President

The U.S. Naval War College in Rhode Island is welcoming a new president.

Thunderbird Pilot Avoided Hitting Home before Ditching Jet

A Thunderbirds pilot who ditched his jet reported engine trouble and told air traffic controllers he was aiming the plane away from a home.

Semi-Automatic Versus Bolt Action For Precision Shooting

The Precision Rifle Blog has a very interesting piece up on semi-automatics (in this case, AR style rifles) versus bolt action rifles for precision shooting.  It is noteworthy that, according to PRB, “there isn’t a single shooter among the top 100 competitors in the Precision Rifle Series (PRS) using a semi-automatic rifle. Why not? Even though speed, maneuverability, […]

North Carolina Teen Uses Rifle To Scare Off Three Intruders SNOW CAMP, N.C. (WMFY) — A teenage girl is credited for scaring off intruders at her parents’ home with a rifle. It happened on Lambe Road in Snow Camp around 12 p.m. Thursday. Kirk Puckett, a spokesperson for the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, said two sisters, 12 and 13, were inside the home when […]

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