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Oct 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Herald News: After two attacks on uniformed soldiers this week in other provinces, Atlantic military personnel were ordered to avoid appearing in public in uniform. Emailed instructions were sent on behalf of Rear Admiral John Newton about an hour after a soldier was shot at the War Memorial in downtown Ottawa at about 11 a.m. Atlantic ...

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Oct 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE BLAZE: Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz stunned a group of military members while giving them a surprise tour of Fenway park recently. The two veterans and active servicewoman were taking a tour of the iconic ballpark when Ortiz decided to suddenly show up and make it even more special. “You guys are defenders,” Ortiz told ...

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Oct 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN -- We've all heard that dog is man's best friend and that's certainly how an East Grand Forks man who's also a disabled veteran sees it. But, he and his family have been told by their landlord to be out in three days, because of a doctor-approved nine-week-old assistance dog. Phoenix, ...

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Oct 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina soldier surprised his daughter at a pumpkin patch earlier this month — and she “couldn’t contain the tears.” Meg Kaplan, of North Carolina, shot video of her soldier husband, Levi Kaplan, surprising their daughter at a pumpkin patch. “My husband had been in Afghanistan for 10 months, and our daughter had ...

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Oct 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Fox/AP: The U.S. military said late Sunday that it had dropped weapons, ammunition, and medical supplies to Kurdish forces battling to hold the Syrian border town of Kobani against Islamic State militants. The airdrops were the first of their kind and followed weeks of U.S. and coalition airstrikes in and near Kobani. Earlier Sunday, U.S. ...

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Oct 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from Breitbart: If any American soldiers in Liberia contract the deadly Ebola virus, they will be quarantined, stabilized, and evacuated to a medical facility for treatment, said the Ebola mission commander, adding that the U.S. military hospitals that will admit potentially infected troops have not yet been identified. “If, God forbid, one of these soldiers, ...

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Oct 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Commander of U.S. Africa Command General David M. Rodriguez conducts a press briefing about the Department of Defense response to Ebola at the Pentagon Wednesday. Credit: Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz Excerpted from Nashville Public Radio: Troops from the 101st Airborne Division leading the military response to Ebola in West Africa will only need gloves and masks ...

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Oct 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Brian Kolfage/THE BLAZE: This is the first report instance of a direct threat at a serviceman’s home A friend of mine, who happens to be prior Air Force Security Forces, who then took the plunge into the Army, received two death threats at his residence outside of Miami in Palm Beach County, from a suspected Islamic ...

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Oct 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via DC CLOTHESLINE: Exclusive: Former flight surgeon had been working with Ft. Detrick to develop treatment A doctor claims that he developed a successful drug to combat Ebola with the U.S. Army at Ft. Detrick Maryland but that the research was inexplicably shut down two weeks before the first outbreak of the virus in West Africa. Richard C. ...

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Oct 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE DAILY BEAST: As the U.S. military rushes to combat Ebola in West Africa, soldiers are receiving on-the-fly instructions on how to protect themselves against the deadly virus. American military operations to fight Ebola in Africa are unfolding quickly—forcing the military to come up with some procedures and protocols on the fly. Soldiers preparing for deployment to ...

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Oct 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Defense One: Fearing a possible case of Ebola at the Pentagon, officials have shut down a parking lot and building entrance here after a woman was found “ill and vomiting” Friday morning in the Pentagon parking lot. The woman later said she had “recently visited Africa,” according to one official. The woman was found about 9:10am ...

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Oct 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Former Marine Joshua Hartley believes a secret bunker in Iraq held chemical and biological weapons. He told FoxNews.com about his platoon finding unspent shells that he said contained chemical weapons. Via FOX NEWS: The U.S. Marines who guarded the sprawling complex in northwest Iraq where Saddam Hussein’s 1980s war machine churned out some of the most deadly ...

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Oct 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Two crackheads and Hunter Biden Excerpted from Fox News: The son of Vice President Joe Biden says he is “embarrassed” after being discharged from the Navy Reserve earlier this year --- reportedly after testing positive for cocaine. The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter, reported Thursday that Hunter Biden’s short-lived military career ended because ...

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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

A Taliban sniper managed to get a non-fatal headshot on a Marine's helmet while the Marines were conducting a joint helicopter raid in the Now Zad district, Helmand Province in 2013.

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Kurdish people watch smoke billowing from Kobani as they gather Oct. 15 on a hill overlooking the Syrian town. U.S. warplanes hit Islamic State jihadists with 18 bombing raids on Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 near the town to support besieged Kurdish militia there, Central Command said. (Aris Messinis / AFP) WASHINGTON — A barrage of ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Washington (CNN) -- In an unprecedented move to protect U.S. troops that might be exposed to Ebola, U.S. military commanders are being given the authority to quarantine troops for 21 days at a Defense Department facility where they will be monitored for signs of the disease and treated if they do contract the virus, a ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via ARMY TIMES: The Army wants soldiers who thrive in chaos and can build rapport, said leaders and experts on a panel looking at “The Human Dimension” at the AUSA convention Wednesday. “Today we expect every fighting man and woman to be a master ... there is a lot more in the rucksack of men and women ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Wall Street Journal: The Army’s top general said Monday that an increase in threats around the world requires that the U.S. rethink plans to cut the size of the American military’s ground force. The Army agreed – reluctantly — to cut the size of its force to 490,000 under the budget reductions originally ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: A Marine reservist held in a Mexican prison on weapons charges is awaiting a judge's ruling that the jurist is ready for closing arguments from defense and prosecution. Once those arguments are submitted, the judge will decide the fate of Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, held without bail since April 1 ...

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