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Major General Wolfe

This uninspiring portrait of Major General James Wolfe by Thomas Gainsborough was almost certainly commissioned by the family of Katherine Lowther to celebrate her engagement to Wolfe in 1758, prior to his military expedition to kick the Frenchies out of Quebec. Show More Summary

'Disgraceful': Retired General Claims Military Pushed For 1,500 Troops Back In September

On Fox News Friday evening, retired Army Major General and Fox News Military Analyst Bob Scales told Greta Van Susteren that the US military “knew three months ago” that it needed to send additional troops to Iraq, but “it wasn’t until three days after the election” that the Obama administration agreed to do so. Show More Summary

Scales: ‘Military Knew Three Months Ago’ US Needed More Troops in Iraq

Retired Army Major General and Fox News Military Analyst Bob Scales reported that the US military “knew three months ago” that it needed to send additional troops to Iraq, but “it wasn’t until three days after the election” that the Obama administration agreed to do so on Friday’s “On the Record” on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary

Breitbart’s Gorka: Ebola as a Terror Weapon ‘Can Be Done’

Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Major General Matthew C. Horner Distinguished Chair of Military Theory at Marine Corps University and National Security Editor for Breitbart News reacted to a report that Spanish intelligence intercepted messages from terrorists planning to weaponize the Ebola virus on Saturday’s “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary

Army folks quarantined while nurse whines

The Stars & Stripes talked by videoconference with Major General Darryl Williams, commander of U.S. Army Africa, during the second day of his mandated quarantine period after returning to the western world from Africa, where he led soldiers who were trying to help the Africans fight Ebola. General Williams says that he was completely surprised […]

Despite White House Views, Army General and Troops Quarantined

HOUSTON, Texas -- A U.S. Army Major General and 10 other military personnel returning from Liberia are now undergoing “controlled monitoring” also known as a quarantine. This comes despite the Obama Administration’s pleadings with four states’ governors not to implement mandatory quarantines for people returning from Africa. Show More Summary

Ebola: Army Troops Returning From West Africa Quarantined In Italy

U.S. Army troops are under an Ebola quarantine in Italy. Army Major General Darryl A. Williams, commander of U.S. Army Africa forces, along with 10 other personnel, are now under “controlled monitoring” after returning from West Africa over the weekend. Show More Summary

PE Firm General Atlantic In Talks for Zomato Stake

As per speculations, US based private equity major General Atlantic is in talk to get substantial minority stake in Gurgaon based online

Army warns it could become 'hollow' force if budget cuts go through

America's Army fears it may be facing very lean times. Major General Laura Richardson, chief of Army legislative affairs, wrote in an Oct. 3 memo obtained by The Washington Times that unless the Army gets relief from automatic budget...Show More Summary

Iran has premiered an awesomely bad knock-off of the awesomely bad Top Gun, which tells the "officia

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Iran has premiered an awesomely bad knock-off of the awesomely bad Top Gun, which tells the "official true story" of Abbas Babaei's role in the Iran-Iraq War and his rise from fighter pilot for the Shah to major general for the revolutionary Ayatollah. Titled Passion of Flight, there's even a Persian version of Goose. Read more...

Ret Maj General: Hagel Had a Look of Fear While Discussing ISIS Threat

Tuesday on "DEFCON 3 by KT," Fox News military analyst Ret. Major General Robert Scales told KT McFarland the threat from ISIS is extremely credible and senior leaders at the Pentagon were "infuriated" with the Obama administration's...Show More Summary

CNN Panel: Dismisses Criticism Of White House Officials Attending Slain Teen's Funeral

From the August 25 edition of CNN's The Situation Room: Related: 3 White House Aides To Attend Michael Brown's Funeral Service Previously: Right-Wing Media Resurrect False Claim That Administration Ignored Major General's Funeral

Right-Wing Media Resurrect False Claim That Administration Ignored Major General's Funeral

Right-wing media outlets criticized the Obama administration over news that three administration officials planned to attend shooting victim Michael Brown's funeral, citing the myth that the White House failed to send representation to the funeral of Maj. Show More Summary

200 years ago today: The British burned Washington.

"On August 24, 1814, after defeating the Americans at the Battle of Bladensburg, a British force led by Major General Robert Ross occupied Washington City and set fire to many public buildings, including the White House and the Capitol, as well as other facilities of the U.S. government."The White House in ruins:The Capitol:

Barack Obama SKIPS Funeral of Murdered US General, Instead Plays at Ritzy Golf Course

The highest ranking officer killed in combat since Vietnam was laid to rest on Thursday and sadly, the president of the United States did not attend the funeral. Major General Garold Green served in Afghanistan and was the victim of an insider attack. Show More Summary

Results delayed in army probe of former prisoner of war Bergdahl

“It is important that the investigation be complete, and we are confident that Major General Dahl would not ask for more time if it wasn’t necessary. Haste makes waste,” said Eugene Fidell, a military law expert who lectures at Yale University. Show More Summary

Guess who was missing at funeral of highest ranking officer killed in combat since Vietnam War

NBC News reports: U.S. Army Major General Harold Greene was buried today at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors, including a caisson, two escort platoons, casket team, firing party, colors team, and a caparisoned horse. The U.S. Army band,

The limits of air strikes in Iraq

(Paul Mirengoff) Robert Scales, a retired Army major general and former commandant of the U.S. Army War College, argues that an air campaign against ISIS is destined to fail. At first, it will probably set ISIS back, but before long the fighters will adapt. Show More Summary

Women in UN Peacekeeping: Groundbreakers Must Become Trendsetters

Every day, women around the world are cracking glass ceilings. This week, one of those ceilings will shatter all the way from Cyprus -- and reverberations should be felt the world over. Major General Kristin Lund of Norway is becoming the first female to serve as a Force Commander in a United Nations Peacekeeping operation. Show More Summary

U.S. General Killed by Afghan Soldier, German General Hurt

WASHINGTON — Another “insider” attack, purportedly from an Afghan soldier, killed a two-star American general and wounded a German general. Over a dozen people were injured in the attack. Reuters reported that U.S. Major General Harold Greene was killed. He was the most senior U.S. military official killed overseas since the Vietnam War, the news outlet […]

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