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Apr 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Arlington, Va. – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), a veterans advocacy organization, today released the results of a survey showing a significant majority of veterans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction: More than two-thirds (68 percent) say the country is on the wrong track, and 66 percent disapprove of President Obama’s ...

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Apr 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON — The United States plans to carry out small ground-force exercises in Poland and Estonia in an attempt to reassure NATO’s Eastern European members worried about Russia’s military operations in and near Ukraine, Western officials said Friday. The moves are part of a broader effort by NATO to strengthen the alliance’s air, sea and land ...

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The Pentagon has come up with a new way to place paranoia in the minds of future enemies: attack drones that can patiently wait on the ocean floor for years. DARPA, the Pentagon’s research arm charged with creating breakthrough technologies for national security, believes robotic pods that can quickly surface from the ...

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Apr 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

EVANSTON, Ill. — WHEN Frazier Glenn Miller shot and killed three people in Overland Park, Kan., on Sunday, he did so as a soldier of the white power movement: a groundswell that united Klansmen, neo-Nazis and other fringe elements after the Vietnam War, crested with the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building in 1995, ...

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Apr 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Defense Tech: U.S. military leaders have approved funding to develop a hybrid, stealth motorcycle to be driven by special operations teams in the not too distant future. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a grant to integrate a multiple fuel, hybrid-electric power plant into a dirt bike built by BRD Motorcycles. ...

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Apr 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian fighter aircraft made repeated low-altitude, close-range passes near a U.S. ship in the Black Sea over the weekend, the Pentagon said on Monday, condemning the action at a time of heightened U.S.-Russian tensions over Ukraine. "This provocative and unprofessional Russian action is inconsistent with their national protocols and previous agreements on ...

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Apr 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

PARIS (AP) -- NATO's top military commander in Europe, drafting countermoves to the Russian military threat against Ukraine, said Wednesday they could include deployment of American troops to alliance member states in Eastern Europe now feeling at risk. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove told The Associated Press he wouldn't "write off involvement by any ...

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Apr 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The National Guard is following a direct order — but it’s not happy with it. All of the Guard’s AH-64 Apache helicopters are scheduled to go to the active Army, and there’s nothing its top brass can do about it. “None of us like what we’re having to do,” National Guard Chief ...

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Apr 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Officials said a Marine standing guard at Camp Lejeune’s Main Gate discharged an M4 rifle, killing another Marine guard around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Identification is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The Base Provost Marshal has stated the incident is being considered neither as an act of terrorism nor an active ...

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Apr 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. will keep its current force of 450 land-based nuclear missiles but remove 50 from their launch silos as part of a plan to bring the U.S. into compliance with a 2011 U.S.-Russia arms control treaty, the Pentagon said Tuesday. The resulting launch-ready total of 400 Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missiles ...

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Apr 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON (CBS Houston/AP) — A White House aide says President Barack Obama plans to attend a memorial service Wednesday at Fort Hood — the site of last week’s shooting rampage. The memorial is also the same day Obama will reportedly attend a Democratic fundraiser in Houston for House and Senate candidates. The Associated Press obtained an invitation ...

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Apr 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from UT San Diego: This summer, San Diego will host the public unveiling of a military weapon that the Navy’s chief scientist calls a Star Wars-like technology that is nevertheless now viable. In July, the Navy will hold a static display of its $500 million electromagnetic railgun prototype program at San Diego Naval Base, aboard ...

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Apr 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The rampage at Fort Hood that left three dead and 16 wounded last week was related to the shooter's request for leave from the Army post, military investigators said Monday. Army spokesman Chris Grey did not indicate during a brief news conference Monday whether Spc. Ivan Lopez was granted the leave. ...

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Apr 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from IJ Review: Forty children gave a stirring rendition of the national anthem after they were shown a patriotic movie in honor of April being the Month of the Military Child. According to Hannah Kunze, about 40 children at Naval Station Rota in Spain were taken to a matinee. The children ranging from 5 to ...

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Apr 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The senior officer at Fort Hood says the mental condition of the soldier who fatally shot three soldiers and wounded 16 others earlier this week was not the "direct precipitating factor" in the shooting. The comments Friday by Lt. Gen. Mark Milley came a day after he said Spc. Ivan (ee-VAHN') ...

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Apr 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from EXAMINER: Manuel E. Vega, a Marine Corps veteran who served three combat tours in Iraq, says he faces possible eviction from his apartment if he does not remove two flags - one U.S. flag and one Marine Corps flag -- from his balcony. The Salem Run Apartment Homes in Fredericksburg, Va., initially warned ...

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Apr 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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