Across the country, left-wing activists and veterans of the Occupy movement are organizing for Bernie Sanders—and think the Vermont socialist can topple Hillary.
An unclassified email network used by Army General Martin Dempsey and other members of the U.S. military's Joint Staff has been taken off line because of suspicious activity, a Pentagon spokeswoman said on Tuesday. "We continue to identify and mitigate cybersecurity risks across our networks," Henderson said.
In the latest installment of Switzerland’s-problems-are-not-like-the-rest-of-our-problems, Swiss Army helicopters unexpectedly crossed an internationally recognized border into the sovereign state of France last Thursday on a mission to suck up water from its neighbor’s lakes to give to its own dehydrated cows. Show More Summary
Wingnuts loved to quote this guy back in his “stuck on stupid” days during Katrina, but I doubt they will like this: Retired U.S. Army Gen. Russel Honore, Louisiana’s most well-known 21st century military hero, said America is mired in a state of denial about its gun culture and that’s harming the country. “As a [Read more...]
72-year-old vet Harry Tracey has been arrested after walking into an Army recruiter's office in Conyers, Georgia with a pistol to "keep the guys on their toes" in case a Muslim came to kill them.
Last week it was reported that that the U.S. Army will reduce the size of its force by 40,000 soldiers between this year and 2018. This amounts to a cumulative cut of 120,000 soldiers, or 21 percent, since 2012. It's easy to refer to these massive force cuts in terms of numbers, much harder when put in plain, human terms. Show More Summary
An apparent Islamic State recruitment document found in Pakistan’s lawless tribal lands reveals that the extremist group has grand ambitions of building a new terrorist army in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and triggering a war in India to provoke an Armageddon-like “end of the world.” The only way to do that is to go nuclear. Show More Summary
Photographer Michael Stokes is causing America to view wounded veterans in an entirely new way. Stokes's project Always Loyal captures United States Army, Navy, and Marine veterans of The Gulf Wars as strong, confident heroes. The vets - who have all lost one or multiple limbs - are featured nearly naked to showcase every aspect of their bodies. Show More Summary
The Brazilian government will start deploying a small army of drones as part of its latest effort to eradicate human trafficking in remote parts of the country. Starting next month in the state of Rio de Janeiro, six drones mounted with...Show More Summary
Officers of the US Army's 2nd Cavalry Regiment, currently stationed in Vilseck, Germany, stopped by the Pentagon last week to talk about their rotational training in Eastern Europe and the larger array of efforts in the region being held to reassure NATO allies. Show More Summary
The US Army has been investing heavily in improved sighting and target acquisition systems for dismounted troops. Among these initiatives has been a steady improvement program for night vision systems including rifle sights and monocles. Show More Summary
The army contractor says F-35B is doing a "great job."
A Turkish police officer and two children were injured in clashes that started after protests against the attacks of the Turkish army on the positions of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
Rand Paul has shocked his libertarian supporters by opposing Obama's breakthrough Iran deal. He may have alienated the army he has counted on to mount a field organization in his campaign
In this DeSmog UK epic history post, the battle continues between Bob Ward – working at the Royal Society at the time – and ExxonMobil’s army of climate deniers. Bob Ward, the then head of media at the Royal Society, was shocked when...Show More Summary
An African-American army veteran who has dedicated 17 years of her life to serving her country has also spent the last 10 years being harassed by racists. Staff Sergeant Briscoe, an African-American woman, has been picking up bottles of urine, bags of trash and broken glass, among other items...
A Georgia man was arrested after visiting a local Army recruitment office while carrying a hand gun, saying he wanted to keep the recruiters “on their toes” in case of another attack like the one in Chattanooga, the Rockdale News reported. Harry Tracey, 72, was taken into custody...
Republican lawmakers cite fears of lone wolf attacks like the Chattanooga shooting even as military leaders warn against ‘over-arming ourselves’ While attempts to enact stricter gun laws at the federal level remain stalled in Congress despite a series of recent high-profile mass shootings, certain...
So the road leading to my apartment complex here in the NKY has a joint recruitment center on it (Army, Navy, Air Force) situated between two strip mall centers. It’s a pretty accessible location and at a busy intersection. I pass the center daily on the way to and from work. For the last [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
Good news, humanity: A group of people capable of creating a truly fearsome army of killer robots have made it clear that they're firmly opposed to the concept of "offensive autonomous weapons." An open letter warning against a "military artificial intelligence arms race" was signed by Stephen Hawking, Tesla's Elon...