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Marine Who Warned Of Insider Threat Should Remain In The Corps, Military Board Says

| August 14, 2019 | 11 Comments
Marine Who Warned Of Insider Threat Should Remain In The Corps, Military Board Says

Quil Lawrence Jason Brezler, seated center, holds a meeting with local governors in Afghanistan in 2010. Brezler faced discharge after emailing classified documents over an insecure network. He challenged the Marine Corps’ decision. One of our ninjas sends us the some good news for Marine Major Jason Brezler. He was separated from service for sending […]

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Update on Russian Explosion

| August 13, 2019 | 31 Comments
Update on Russian Explosion

From the Times of Israel comes this update on what happened in northern Russia on August 8th:  https://www.timesofisrael.com/radiation-spiked-up-to-16-times-normal-after-russian-nuclear-missile-blast/ From the article:  Unnamed intelligence sources told The New York Times that they believed the explosion involved a prototype missile known in NATO circles as the SSC-X-9 Skyfall, which could theoretically reach anywhere on the planet. Russian President […]

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Navy orders probe into actions of Judge Advocate General Corps leaders

| August 2, 2019 | 39 Comments
Navy orders probe into actions of Judge Advocate General Corps leaders

Special Warfare Operator Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher, left, and his wife Andrea hug after leaving the Naval Base San Diego courthouse on July 2. (Gregory Bull/AP) The CNO, Adm. John Richardson, has dropped all charges against Navy SEAL Lt. Jacob X. Portier, who was to face a courts-martial in September on charges related to the […]

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North Korea Conducts Second Missile Launch in Less than a Week

| July 31, 2019 | 8 Comments
North Korea Conducts Second Missile Launch in Less than a Week

The rogue Communist government of North Korea fired two missiles east into the Sea of Japan early Wednesday local time, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) confirmed. North Korea conducted its second weapons test in less than a week Wednesday, firing two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast. Observers say the move was […]

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Army Gen. Stephen Townsend takes over command of AFRICOM

| July 29, 2019 | 27 Comments
Army Gen. Stephen Townsend takes over command of AFRICOM

Gen. Stephen Townsend is pictured in Wyvern, Mosul, Iraq. (Photo/ETHAN HUTCHINSON/U.S. ARMY handout) Poetrooper sends us a couple articles on General Townsend as he takes the helm at AFRICOM, where he’ll oversee U.S. military relations with African nations and coordinate security missions with regional partners. “To say that we ask a lot of this team […]

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US military aims to ensure safe passage of American commercial ships in Persian Gulf

| July 25, 2019 | 51 Comments
US military aims to ensure safe passage of American commercial ships in Persian Gulf

President Donald Trump looks to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper during a ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) In a move reminiscent of Operation Earnest Will, where US forces protected Kuwaiti-owned tankers from Iranian attacks in 1987 and 1988, our military will provide protection […]

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Thousands show up to burial of Vietnam veteran who had no living relatives

| July 20, 2019 | 22 Comments
Thousands show up to burial of Vietnam veteran who had no living relatives

“This is certainly a feel good story. Lots and lots of folks showed up for a veteran’s funeral. He had no family, or at least none who could make it, so the good folks of southwest Michigan made sure he didn’t take his last ride alone.” -UpNorth Thanks UpNorth. It is indeed. (CNN) — When […]

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No Deal

| July 17, 2019 | 25 Comments
No Deal

President Trump announced that the U.S. is not going sell the F-35 stealth fighter jet to Turkey. The country received a new missile defense system from Russia – an exchange he claims was spurred on by inaction from the Obama administration. U.S. officials have expressed concerns about Moscow’s potential intelligence gathering on the stealth aircraft […]

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