Five stories to start your week from Military.com.
Several hundred volunteers have arrived since the Syrian civil war began six years ago, and several dozen remain.
A Jordanian soldier was convicted in the shooting deaths of three Green Berets and sentenced to life in prison with hard labor.
Dave Hardy at Of Arms and the Law links a very in depth and insightful commentary and analysis of the National Firearms Act (NFA). Dave comments concerning SBRs. In 1934, they were treated as gangster weapons, although I don’t ever recall hearing of gangsters using them. They tended to have their fights at pistol or […]
No, not you. I’m talking to Jeff Sanders writing for PJM. I have just completed the ALICE training course on dealing with an active shooter situation. If your business has not gone through this, you need to get them on board. Immediately. This is simply some of the best training I have ever been through. […]
KXAN.com: ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — A Texas Ranger stationed in Austin exercised “poor judgment” in an incident where he pulled over and pointed his gun at a driver who flipped him off in traffic according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. During the incident Round Rock police rushed to an intersection along Interstate […]
Newsday: Head of the Harbor Village officials are considering allowing researchers to use dart guns to treat deer in an experimental contraception program intended to shrink the population there. Residents have complained the roughly 600 deer living in and around the densely wooded North Shore village feast on gardens and treat expensive landscaping like “an […]
The exercises began this week in Eastern Europe, involving 25,000 military personnel from more than 20 countries.
The Army remains the only military service without a secretary or a nominee for the position.
"The Indestructible Man" details the life of Commodore Dixie Kiefer, a legendary sailors who fought in the Pacific.
A 29-year-old Army captain died in a motorcycle crash Tuesday morning in Colorado Springs, officials said.
The U.S. Army’s top enlisted leader is trying to build momentum for an effort to create two new pay grades – E-10 and E-11.
American Spectator: Gun-rights activists often express the view that Americans will not easily give up their rights to gun ownership even if the laws eventually outlaw — or at least greatly restrict — the freedom of individuals to own firearms. The scenario they depict is bleak but simple: When armed agents come to their doors […]
Chicago Tribune: When a 12-year-old kid is arrested with a gun, you can’t blame the child. It’s the parents’ fault. The child police took into custody Tuesday night after finding him in a West Side alley with a handgun in his possession deserves our compassion. But more than that, he needs help — because his […]
Brig. Gen. Tony Aguto, 7th ATC commander, will decide whether the case proceeds to court-martial.
A battalion-size unit of National Guardsmen is joining the NATO force in Kosovo.
Two Republican lawmakers questioned the Air Force's top civilian official on Wednesday about alleged improprieties.
President Donald Trump will preside over the commissioning of the nation's newest aircraft carrier.
The nominee for secretary of the Navy hinted that tough choices may be ahead for the military when it comes to benefits.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested following a pipe bomb explosion this week outside an Air Force recruiting center in Oklahoma.