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Newark Police Pull Shotguns On Ten Year Old

News from the great Northeast: A New Jersey mother is demanding answers from the Newark Police Department after her 10-year-old son was chased by police with shotguns. Patisha Solomon says her son, Legend Preston, was playing basketball outside their home when Newark PD officers mistook him for a 20-year-old armed robbery suspect. Police approached Legend […]

ATF Records Keeping

The Trace: The government takes making gun records difficult to search quite seriously. A Government Accountability Office report released August 1 concluded that in two data systems, the ATF did not always comply with “restrictions prohibiting consolidation or centralization” of records. The GAO, which is entrusted with ensuring that federal agencies follow the law, was […]

Is China Getting Ready to Build Its Own Drone-Like Cruise Missiles?

There’s talk of weapons like the latest Tomahawks which can select targets in flight Continue reading on War Is Boring »...

The U.S. Navy Goes on the Prowl for a Longer-Range Torpedo

A ‘Torpedo Advance Propulsion System’ will let submarines shoot from much farther away Continue reading on War Is Boring »...

Navy Says Iranian Boats Harassed US Ship in Strait of Hormuz

Four Iranian small boats reportedly harassed a U.S. Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired.

‘War Dogs’ Is a Twisted Love Letter to Dick Cheney’s America

Jonah Hill rules in this classic about America’s military-industrial complex Continue reading on War Is Boring »...

Training Briefing Using Clinton, Petraeus as ‘Insider Threats’ Pulled

The Army has removed a training presentation on security briefings that showed Hillary Clinton and retired Gen. David Petraeus.

Army Reserve Identifies 595 NCOs for Advancement

The Army Reserve on Thursday named almost 600 noncommissioned officers for advancement to the ranks of sergeant first class, master sergeant and sergeant major.

Air Force Reserve Names 984 for Promotion to Captain, 1st Lieutenant

The Air Reserve Personnel Center has identified 984 officers for promotion to captain and first lieutenant.

US Identifies Green Beret Killed in Action in Afghanistan

The DoD has identified the soldier killed in action on Tuesday in Afghanistan as Army Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson.

Army General Testifies No One Swayed Him in Bergdahl Case

Gen. Abrams, the four-star head of U.S. Army Forces Command, found himself in the unusual position of defending his objectivity.

France Is at War in Yemen, Photos Indicate

Satellite imagery underscores Paris’ role in the under-reported conflict Continue reading on War Is Boring »...

'We're All Dirty': Inside the Navy's Corpsman Cheating Scandal

According to documents, the incident highlighted "systemic problems" and "widespread integrity issues" at the school.

Sailor's WWII Letters Discovered in Antique Shop

A bag containing family photos and letters written to relatives by a sailor during and after World War II was discovered in an antique shop.

Take Another Look at This Incredibly Detailed Soviet Map of Washington, D.C.

The USSR’s mapmakers plotted America’s capital down to the last pumping station Continue reading on War Is Boring »...

Active Protection for Combat Vehicles, & More from CRS

Efforts to develop Active Protection Systems (APS) to defend military combat vehicles against rocket-propelled grenades or anti-tank missiles are reviewed in a new report from the Congressional Research Service. An Active ProtectionShow More Summary

Fort Carson Quickly Quashes Phony Martial Law Theory

Fort Carson officials didn't take long to blast holes in a phony memo circulating that claims its troops are getting ready to enforce martial law.

JBLM Airshow Features Thunderbirds, Golden Knights, 'Old Warbirds'

The Air Force Thunderbirds flight team and the Army Golden Knights parachutists are headlining the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Airshow and Warrior Expo this weekend. But Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Green...

Britain’s New Spy Planes Are Practically Spacecraft

Zephyr is a technical marvel, but can it do the job? Continue reading on War Is Boring »...

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