The U.S. Army's 101st Airborne is positioning its helos to be used in search-and-rescue ops in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 would have lasting implications for Fort Bragg and the military.
President Trump will go to Florida, possibly later this week, to survey the damage from Hurricane Irma and thank first responders.
Here are five news stories and events to start your week, from the editors at Military.com.
From The Guardian: Survivors on Caribbean islands shattered by Hurricane Irma begged the world for food, water, shelter and rescue on Saturday as they faced down armed looters and the prospect of a fresh onslaught from strengthening Hurricane Jose. [ … ] From the Virgin Islands, survivors painted a picture of desolation and violence, but […]
It’s been light posting for several days and may be for a few more, depending on whether power outages affect me. I’ve been trying to do a bit of hurricane preps. Of course, I am not affected like those in the direct path of Hurricane Irma and I won’t be. Pray for them.
John Farnam: I don’t see a return to hammer-fired pistols with manual decocking-levers any time soon. That era is long-over. Double-action revolvers still work just fine, but have their limitations. And, the dwindling 1911 crowd will be around for a long time to come, but every year, they all get one year older! So that’s […]
Via reader Fred, SJ: A grizzly bear mauled a bow hunter in southwestern Montana, slashing a 16-inch cut in his head that required 90 stitches to close. “I could hear bones crunching, just like you read about,” said Tom Sommer, as he recovered in a Montana hospital on Tuesday afternoon. Sommer said he and a […]
From TFB. 1000 lumens. Maybe it’s just me, but I think we’ve beat the lumen horse dead. There’s essentially no difference between 800 lumens and 1000 lumens to me, or even less than that. They are all so bright that it can blind you when the light scatters off of walls, especially if the walls […]
First responders across the state hunkered down and the military prepared a massive rescue and relief response to Irma.
The protestors claim the air base relays telemetry to drones that collect information on terrorist groups or attack targets.
The doctors and staff are responding to a federal request to help Florida's healthcare systems in areas hit by Hurricane Irma.
Half of the regiment's new Strykers will come equipped with a 30mm Bushmaster cannon, with a range of more than 9,000 feet.
The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln was ordered to get underway Friday and be in position off the Florida Atlantic coast
An airman was killed in another plane crash this week at the Nevada Test and Training Range, the Air Force said.
What began as a lesson in service has bridged a connection between a student and soldiers thousands of miles away.
Air Force aircraft that detect radioactive fallout and track ballistic missiles are operating on Okinawa.
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has defended his actions in the case of a staffer accused of sexual harassment.
With Irma aimed at the Caribbean, the Pentagon scrambled a neurosurgery team to Guantanamo to operate on an alleged war criminal.
For six days, Maj. Leonard Clark and five other airmen drifted in the Pacific Ocean as the sun beat down on their bruised bodies.