Explaining his decision to halt U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan until the end of this year, President Obama said it was important to keep American soldiers a bit longer in-country “so we don’t have to go back” in the future. After...Show More Summary
IN THE FUTURE, EVERYTHING LEFTIES DON’T LIKE WILL BE RAPE. OH, WAIT, WE’RE THERE: US WARMAKING IS RAPE. Amusing to see this in the Boston Globe, which ran fake photos purporting to show American soldiers raping Iraqi women that were actually from a porn site. And then muffed the apology.
On most fish, their hard, overlapping scales provide considerable protection against pokes and cuts. Because those independently-moving scales are each attached to a flexible underlying skin, however, the fish are still able to easily twist and turn their bodies. Show More Summary
There’s a story about Napoleon that goes something like this: At a state dinner, he gave his soldiers silver utensils and his court gold. But the guest of honor, the... read more
Scientists are investigating a possible solution to help polymers stand up to the kinds of threats Army Soldiers could face in future conflicts. Researchers want to start by unraveling the complex relationship between polymer chemistry, microstructure and energy absorption.
Chelsea Manning’s gender remains a point of heated controversy. However, The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals has ruled that Private First Class Manning shall be referred to using a “feminine pronoun” in “all future formal papers.”...Show More Summary
A court order from the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals instructs the military to refer to the soldier in all future official correspondence either using the gender neutral "Private First Class Manning" or employing the feminine pronoun.
Army researchers, scientists and engineers are moving forward to develop aviation technology solutions to support future Soldiers. “Aviation is key to our ability to accomplish a wide range of missions in complex environments, as well as being a cornerstone of […]
It was just a few hours into the acclaimed new video game Dragon Age: Inquisition that I had the first of many revelatory moments. Exploring the grassy hills near a castle ruin, I stumbled on a female soldier being attacked by a couple of bandits. Show More Summary
Sophisticated germ fighters found in alligator blood may help future soldiers in the field fend off infection, according to new research by George Mason University. The study, published Feb. 11 in the scientific journal PLOS One, isShow More Summary
This rifle is part of the Canadian Future Small Arms Research (FSAR) project. Developed with the Canadian Forces through the Soldier Integrated Precision Effects Systems (SIPES) project. A bullpup design that features the ability to install either a three round 40 mm grenade launcher, or a 12-gauge shotgun. Show More Summary
It’s no secret that militaries around the world are increasingly turning to robots and drones to replace and augment traditional soldiers. We’ve shown you some of the military drones of the future and looked into some pretty creepy underwater eel drones. Show More Summary
Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, Army Combined Arms Center, or CAC, commanding general, visited Fort Sill, Jan. 20, to discuss the Army’s greatest asset — its Soldiers — and how the “human dimension” is vital to combating current and future conflicts. […]
Although his chances of appearing in The Avengers: Age of Ultron appear to be slim, Anthony Mackie has a big future ahead of him in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Introduced last year in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, he will reprise his role as Sam Wilson, a.k.a. Show More Summary
The Air Force’s ability to continue building partnerships to meet challenges of future warfare directly involves Airmen and Soldiers who are focused on building partnership capacity throughout the region. As the result of a bilateral agreement between the U.S. and […]
A pair of soldiers toting submachine guns patrolled Tuesday outside a Jewish school on Rue Pavee in Paris' Marais district, where shoppers and tourists mingled with black-clad, ultra-Orthodox men.
Army scientists and engineers are advancing sensors research in hopes of giving future Soldiers enhanced situational awareness. Sensor technology has broad application across the Army. Medical researchers are investigating how physiological sensors may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields […]
Neon Genesis Evangelion with its armageddon and Back to the Future II with the hoverboards are just weak compared to Treasure's 1995 side-scroller Alien Soldier, which is a crazy futuristic ride. Read more...
How advanced are today's weapons? Modern soldiers are equipped with a wide array of highly sophisticated, computer-enhanced weapons systems that would have been unthinkable just a generation ago. About 40 percent of the U.S. aerial fleet...Show More Summary
My fellow Army Wives, Echo and Kilo (who helped write this post) and I, are political progressives, feminists, and romantically involved with soldiers in the US Army. It's a crazy effing life. One might even say round pegs for the square hole of the US Armed Forces. Show More Summary