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Pentagon Wants Spy Troops Posing as Businessmen

If the Pentagon gets its way, the gentleman doodling on his notepad as your next overseas business trip goes on endlessly could be a soldier, sailor, airman or marine in disguise. This dramatic redefinition of the U.S. military's authorities for clandestine action overseas is officially part of a Pentagon wish list for revisions to its legal authorities recently sent to Congress.
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Politicans and the Troops

Industries / Military : OPFOR (5 years ago)

Soldiers, Sailors, Airman, and Marines are not political props. Whether announcing a new strategy at West Point or proclaiming Mission Accomplished on the deck of the Abraham Lincoln, politicians regardless of part need to stop this... Read Post

The Pearl Harbor Survivors Honor Flight

Society & Culture : Huffington Post: Impact Blog (32 minutes ago)

As our airmen, sailors, marines, soldiers and other military once again risk their lives on the ground in Iraq and in the skies and on the waters around Iraq and Syria, it is appropriate to remember those brave troops who died and s... Read Post

Cost of Fielding A Single Troop Has Nearly Tripled Since 1980

Industries / Military : Battleland (2 years ago)

Despite decades of efficiency efforts designed to wring every flabby dollar from Pentagon spending, the cost of fielding one active-duty airman, sailor, soldier or Marine continues to climb. The $57,000 it cost to field a troop in 1... Read Post

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