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Venezuelan opposition lawmakers protest at military base

2 days agoNews : The Lookout

By Andreina Aponte and Diego Oré CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela opposition lawmakers placed pretend coffins and body bags at gates of the National Guard headquarters on Tuesday in protest after the latest fatality in anti-government unrest that has killed at least 75 people since April. Show More Summary

Lawmakers weigh changes to boost program for at-risk teens

Wyoming lawmakers will explore changes to the Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy to bring school districts closer to the National Guard program that targets at-risk teens. The Casper Star-Tribune reported ( … Click to Continue »

After Shocking Saudi Shakeup "Not A Question Of If But When New Escalation With Iran Starts"

Two days ago, when reporting on the surprising "terrorist attempt" by Iran's National Guard on a major Saudi offshore oilfiled (at least according to Saudi media), we said that "if the Saudi account of events is accurate, and if Iran...Show More Summary

Opposition lawmakers protest at Venezuela military base

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela opposition lawmakers placed pretend coffins and body bags at gates of the National Guard headquarters on Tuesday in protest after the latest fatality in anti-government unrest that has killed at least 75 people since April.

Latvian Reserves to receive G36s, FN MAGs

Shepard Media has recently reported that the entire Latvian National Guard will soon be receiving a full fielding of 5.56x45mm NATO G36KVs infantry rifles and 7.62x51mm NATO KSP-58 medium machine guns (FN MAGs) from the Latvian National Armed Forces (NAF) to replace former AK-4 rifles (Swedish licensed G3s) within the National Guard. Show More Summary

Watercooler 6/19/2017 Open Thread: Alabama National Guard, School Progress, Culture Bandits

It’s time for the Monday installment of the Watercooler, RedState’s favorite open forum. We’ll open today’s dialogue with the next introduction to our States’ National Guard: The Alabama National Guard Alabama National Guard: Always Ready, Always There The Alabama Army National Guard maintains 141 armories, and is present in 129 communities. Show More Summary

Russ Smith on ruling: 'I think the NCAA's final decision was wrong'

Former Louisville basketball star Russ Smith, the standout guard on U of L's 2013 national championship team, shares thoughts on the NCAA ruling.        

Step onboard the Coast Guard ship that just brought back 18 tons of cocaine

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Coast Guard national security cutter Waesche stopped into San Diego for a brief pit stop to grab fuel and offload 18 tons of cocaine on Wednesday, and we got a sneak a peek inside. Waesche just finished its patrol near Central and South America, where it seized cocaine and smugglers during seven drug interdictions. Show More Summary

RI National Guard declines to provide sexual assault numbers

Rhode Island National Guard officials have failed to describe the average number of sexual assault reports they handle in a year during a hearing with the House Committee on Veterans … Click to Continue »

Russian SAW: Tokar-2 5.45x39mm Belt Fed Light Machine Gun Showed Off at National Guard Open House 2017

The elusive Tokar-2 5.45mm belt-fed machine gun made an appearance at the recent Rosgvardia Open House event late last month. The event demonstrated weapons and equipment being used by the Russian National Guard (Rosgvardia), and was open to the public. Show More Summary

Bomb squad investigating suspicious package at Santa Ana National Guard Armory

SANTA ANA The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is en route to the National Guard Armory in Santa Ana to investigate a suspicious package, authorities said. Personal at the armory, in the 600 block of East Warner Avenue, reported the package around 6:20 a.m. Thursday, June 15, said Santa Ana police Sgt. Mel Sarabia. Police have cordoned […]

Court upholds discharge for soliciting sex from recruits

A state appeals court says a military judge properly punished a Wisconsin Army National Guard soldier for soliciting sex from recruits, marking the first time a state appellate court has … Click to Continue »

Who Is Ed Gillespie, Virginia’s G.O.P. Nominee for Governor?

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Mr. Gillespie, a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, is part of his party’s old guard and will face a stiff test in the general election.

NY Army National Guard to mark US Army's 242nd birthday

Members of the New York Army National Guard will gather at its upstate headquarters to mark the 242nd birthday of the United States Army. Wednesday afternoon's ceremony will be held … Click to Continue »

California Museum Free for Military Personnel

Free general admission May 30 through September 3, 2017 at the California Museum for all active, Reserve and National Guard military personnel and up to 5 family members with proof of current military ID. Some exhibits include: California Hall of Fame “Inductees come from all walks of life and have made distinguished achievements across a […]

Samuel V. Wilson passes

Liberal Civvy tells us that a legend has passed. 93-year-old Samuel V. Wilson enlisted in the Virginia National Guard at the age of 16 in 1940, lying about his age. He rose through the ranks of the 116th Infantry as a squad leader, platoon sergeant and acting first sergeant until he went to Officer Candidate […]

VIDEO: Mixtape for Greg Anthony’s son Cole, top ten 2019 point guard

Greg Anthony had himself a pretty good basketball career. He averaged 12 points for UNLV, winning a national title and getting to another national title game, before getting drafted 12th in the 1991 NBA Draft. He’d spend a decade in the league, averaging 14 points one year, before eventually becoming a broadcaster. His son Cole, […]

Watercooler 6/12/2017 Open Thread: Birthdays and The Army National Guard

I am a soldier. I retired in 2006 after 20 years in the United States Army…active duty for four years, and the remainder in the Virginia Army National Guard. Being in the VARNG was the hardest job I ever had. I held down a full timeShow More Summary

Tottenham star Harry Kane ready for England captaincy

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has revealed today that he would accept the offer to become the next captain of the English national team. Change of guard Major changes are expected in the English camp over the coming months, with the pressing matter of who will take over the role of captain from Wayne Rooney […]

America's F-16 Fighters are Getting a New Radar (And Russia Is Partly to Blame)

Dave Majumdar Security, The United States Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman’s APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) active electronically scanned array (AESA) to upgrade 72 Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcons for the air defense mission. The U.S. Show More Summary

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