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Top Yemen commander killed as rebels hit back

Yemeni rebels hit back at government forces advancing up the Red Sea coast killing a deputy army commander in a missile strike, a military source said on Wednesday. Army deputy chief of staff Major General Ahmad Saif Al Yafii was killed by a heat-seeking missile on the outskirts of the coastal town of Mokha, the source told AFP. Show More Summary

What This Outsider With Hidden Conflicts of Interest Can Learn From A Local About the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

This is a guest op-ed by Steve Wilkerson, a U.S. Army Veteran from Louisiana. On February 8th, 2017, a retired Major General by the name of James “Spider” Marks spoke at a public hearing in Napoleonville, held by the Louisiana Department...Show More Summary

Glenn Greenwald to Ex-U.S. Army Maj. Gen.: Calling Manning’s Actions Treason Is ‘Warped’

last monthNews : Mediaite

On MSNBC tonight, a former U.S. Army major general classified Chelsea Manning's actions as "treason" and Glenn Greenwald was quick to fire back.

Monday Night Tea- Open Post, Gossip Links, What’s On Reality TV For January 16th

PETA is probably rejoicing this news – Dlisted Major General Hospital spoilers – Celeb Dirty Laundry Congrats to Gia Giudice – Babyrazzi Brad Pitt steps out for the first time – Celebitchy Mama June is back on reality TV – Starcasm Monday,...Show More Summary

Major General John Rossi’s suicide

Back in October, we talked about Major General John Rossi’s suicide. Folks speculated bout the reasons that he took such an extreme step. KSWO says it was merely sleep deprivation and fear of the Peter Principle that sent him off the edge; Former Fort Sill Commander Major General John Rossi struggled with feelings of inadequacies […]

IS resistance in Mosul is weakening: commander

The number of jihadist car bomb attacks against Iraqi forces advancing in Mosul has fallen sharply to just a few a day, a top special forces commander said Tuesday. Major General Maan al-Saadi of the elite Counter-Terrorism Service,Show More Summary

Two-Star General Demoted After Affair

An Army major general has been stripped of his stars and forced out of the military after a 30-year military career.

James Gilman, retired Army major general, to head troubled NIH clinical center

3 months agoHealth : The Checkup

A career military officer will head NIH's flagship clinical and research facility.

For top Iraqi commander, Mosul offensive is personal battle

JULUKHAN, Iraq (Reuters) - Major General Najm al-Jubbouri, a top commander in the offensive against Islamic State in the Iraqi city of Mosul, peered through binoculars at flames after his men shot dead an Islamic State suicide bombe...

Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro on War and Politics

By Michael Goldfien In a political climate disdainful of the Washington establishment, retired Major General Arnold Punaro wears his insider status as a badge of honor. Following his military service in Vietnam, Punaro joined the staff...Show More Summary

Weighing the Scales on War

A review of Maj. Gen. Bob Scales' new book Scales on War: The Future of America's Military at Risk By Sarah Lohschelder In Scales on War - The Future of America's Military at Risk, retired Major General Bob Scales takes account of what he thinks is wrong with America's military. Show More Summary

Major General John Rossi’s suicide

A number of folks have sent us links about Major General John Rossi who killed himself on July 31st He was two days away from pinning on his third star and taking command of the Army Space and Missile Command. He killed himself in his home at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Investigators could find no event, […]

Islamic State leaders are fleeing Mosul as Iraqi forces move in: US general

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Islamic State group leaders have been fleeing Mosul as US-backed local forces close in on the jihadists’ last Iraqi stronghold, a US general said Wednesday. US Army Major General Gary Volesky, who heads the land component command of the US-led coalition to defeat IS, predicted that foreign...

Major General Ron Lewis, another SHARP casualty

Ron Lewis was promoted to Major General in January 2015. He got his third star in June and started working alongside the Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter as Carter’s senior military assistant. Then this happened according to USA Today; On the night of Nov. 5-6, 2015, on a trip to Hawaii with Carter, Lewis consumed […]

Top Military Aide Used Taxpayer Credit Card For "Improper Interactions" On "Hooker Hill"

According to a recently completed Pentagon investigation, Major General Ron Lewis, former senior military aide to Defense Secretary Ash Carter, allegedly used his taxpayer provided credit card for "excessive drinking" binges and "improper interactions" with women in clubs from Rome to Seoul. Show More Summary

Big Red One Commander suspended

The Army Times reports that the commander of the 1st infantry Division, Major General Wayne Grigsby has been suspended from his duties. Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby “is currently the subject of an official investigation, and we cannot comment further at this time,” an Army official said in a statement. Army officials declined to provide any […]

Boko Haram Has Just ‘Weeks Left’ Claims Nigerian Army Commander

Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has only “weeks left” before it is ousted from its final few strongholds, according to the Nigerian army commander in charge of the counter-insurgency operation. Major General Lucky Irabor, who is heading...Show More Summary

“Swinger” Major General David Haight

Yesterday, I noticed an uptick in traffic to our post about Major General David Haight from late last month. HMC Ret sent us link this morning from MSN which explains why there was an interest in the story. They drilled down into the details of the salacious story; how Jennifer Armstrong, 49, a government employee, […]

U.N. to report next month on reaction to South Sudan hotel attack

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon appointed a former Dutch major general on Tuesday to lead a month long inquiry into the response by peacekeepers to some attacks on civilians, including at a hotel, during violence in South Sudan's capital last month.

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