BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces are nearing the last major town held by Islamic State (IS) in Homs province, part of their multi-pronged advance toward the jihadist group's strongholds in the east of the country, a military source said on Thursday.
The Philippines’ fiery President Rodrigo Duterte has lashed out at Oxford University as a “school for stupid people” after it published a study claiming he had paid for a cyber army to increase his popularity on social media. The study,...Show More Summary
Late night TV erupted over President Donald Trump's morning firing of all transgender troops, by Twitter. Comedy Central's The Daily Show host Trevor Noah was among the show hosts who blasted Trump’s move in their monologues; Noah also invited on the show two U.S. Show More Summary
Trump announced today that so-called “transgendered” people would no longer be able to serve in the military overturning an Obama policy that was put in place about a year ago. As a former Army First Sergeant, I support... Read More
Shane Ortega, U.S. Army and U.S. Marines veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's abrupt announcement...
Sue Fulton, U.S. Army veteran and founding member of OutServe, and Allison Jaslow, executive director of IAVA, talk with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's...
TOKYO (Reuters) - A former Japanese defense minister may be chosen to replace the embattled incumbent minister, who is under pressure due to a cover-up scandal that has reportedly also prompted the army chief to resign, media said on Thursday.
(Reuters Health) - One suicide attempt in an army unit may foreshadow attempts by other soldiers in the same unit, suggests a new study from the U.S. military.
We've been following the story of this 5-day incident using Wikipedia. Earlier posts here (Day 1) and here (Day 2). Starting at 1:30 on Tuesday, July 25, some 8,000 Michigan Army National Guardsmen were deployed to quell the disorder. Show More Summary
Army Major General (Dr.) Joseph Caravalho, Jr., a 1983 graduate of the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine ("America's Medical School"), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), was selected as the next president and chief executive officer of HJF, effective September 1, according to an announcement today by Mr. Show More Summary
Stormzy, Ty Dolla $ign, and Mac DeMarco are also members of Charli’s male army.
Senator John McCain, who came back to Washington D.C. after surgery and being diagnosed with brain cancer, is standing up to President Trump‘s new policy that transgender individuals will not be allowed in the army. Trump announced via Twitter Wednesday morning that transgender individuals will not be allowed in the military. McCain started off his statement […]
Thanks to all those Star Wars movies we know the Jedi can barely survive an attack from just a pair of evil Sith lords. But pit a small battalion of 300 lightsaber-wielding Jedi knights against a giant army of 60,000 medieval soldiers armed with only swords, and it's not even a challenge. More »
Donald Trump's tweets about banning transgender people from the army could be far more extreme even than they appear. The President said that the US will not "accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US Military", in a tweet. Show More Summary
What does it take to join the Balmain Army? Turns out, it has very little to do with your clothes. Last Sunday, Balmain's first-ever LA flagship opened its Melrose Place doors, and...
David Remnick on Donald Trump’s Twitter announcement of a ban on transgender Americans in the military, and Trump’s own evasion of Army service.
Army Sgt. Ikaika Erik Kang was indicted last week on four counts of attempting to provide material support to ISIS and faces 80 years behind bars.
Does a previous suicide attempt in a soldier's unit increase the risk of additional suicide attempts? According to a study, "Risk of Suicide Attempt Associated with Previous Attempts in One's Army Unit," published July 26, 2017 in JAMA Psychiatry, the answer is yes.
Of all those vying for the crown on Game of Thrones, Daenerys Targaryen seems to be the front runner. Despite a crushing blow from Euron Greyjoy, she's still got the Unsullied army in her ranks, a handful of major allies, and three motherfckin' dragons. Show More Summary
Retired Sgt. Shane Ortega is a transgender man who served as helicopter crew chief in the Army’s 25th Infantry Division and has been through three combat tours — two in Iraq, one in Afghanistan. He thinks President Donald Trump’s recent policy decision to fire transgender military service...