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Former High School Band Teacher Now Navy Musician

Former Smith-Cotton High School Band teacher Brian Kloppenburg, now serving with the U.S. Navy, will soon be sent to Japan to serve in the Navy Band 7th Fleet.

JBLM Team Returns from Somber Mission at Delaware Base

For about five years during America's long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Tech. Sgt. Loren Wells had what he called the "best and the worst job in the Air Force."

Russia Needs Three Days to Conquer Estonia and Latvia

NATO has no way of stopping a Russian conventional invasion of Estonia and Latvia short of nuclear war, according to a new RAND Corporation study. That’s not surprising in itself. Russia has one of the world’s most powerful militaries, and can field vast armies compared to the Baltic states with...

Do You Need To Break In A New Rifle Barrel?

I run a break-in procedure on my rifles.  This involves (1) a round, (2) brush/solvent/patch, (3) dry patch or mop, next round, and so on. This process continues for several dozen rounds, then you skip to three rounds before a stroke in and out (the length of the barrel) with the brush, and so on […]

Coming to Terms with Secret Law

The topic of “secret law” is probed at great length in a new law review paper, which substantiates the concept and suggests a set of principles for addressing it. See “Coming to Terms with Secret Law” by Dakota S. Rudesill, to be published in the Harvard National Security Journal. Show More Summary

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Strategic Implications, and More from CRS

A new report from the Congressional Research Service examines claims that the 12-nation free trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will (or will not) advance the strategic interests of the United States by enabling it to exert influence in economic as well as security domains. Show More Summary

Navy 'Chasing Ghosts' in Search for Cause of F/A-18 Pilot Dizziness

On its 75th anniversary, the USO was still striving to find ways to make connect troops to the home front.

As Conflict Engulfs the Middle East, the Israeli Army Cuts Officers

The Israel military is among the world’s elite. Armies around the world widely copy its training methods, and actions taken by Israeli soldiers and pilots are legendary. Israel’s military history includes famous — and risky — operations such as the Raid on Entebbe, the surprise attack on the Egyptian air force in the Six-Day War...

Guns Are Not The Answer To Rape

The Cavalier Daily: Anti-rape activist and National President of One in Four John D. Foubert told Slate, “If you have a rape situation, usually it starts with some sort of consensual behavior, and by the time it switches to non-consensual, it would be nearly impossible to run for a gun.” Or in other words, it’s […]

‘Jarhead 3’ is ‘13 Hours’ With Less Class and More Marines

The Marines shoot their way through the dusty desert streets. They’ve lost good soldiers in the last 12 hours, but the nightmare is almost over. The well-trained men spray cover fire as the ambassador and the spy duck down an ally. Masked terrorists pursue them, firing their AKs. The spy takes point, kicks in...

'Serial': Bergdahl Says Toxic Battalion Commander Prompted Walk-Off

The factors that pushed Bowe Bergdahl to walk off his post in Afghanistan in 2009 were the focus of the sixth and latest installment of the podcast "Serial."

Commanding Officer of USS Dallas Removed from Duty

The Navy has relieved the commanding officer of the submarine USS Dallas for performance-related issues, the service announced in a press release Wednesday.

Tornado Destroyed Vehicles, Displaced Residents at Fort Stewart

Military officials at Fort Stewart say numerous vehicles were destroyed and 40 to 50 people were displaced from housing areas when a suspected tornado touched down on the Army base in southeast Georgia.

Service Leaders Pledge not to Relax Combat Requirements for Women

Army and Marine Corps leaders swapped pledges with members of Congress not to relax ground combat skill requirements.

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