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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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Apr 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS LATINO: Fort Hood gunman Iván López posted a chilling Facebook status just weeks before his deadly rampage in which he said the "devil" had taken him and that he was “full of hatred,” Fox News Latino has learned. The post dated March 1 alluded to the Army specialist’s roiling anger over his ...

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Apr 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from NATIONAL JOURNAL: The Fort Hood shooting is an extreme and shocking example of what has become a chronic concern for the military: soldiers with mental-health problems taking their own lives. And it's not just the active-duty military who face what has become an increasingly daunting problem. At least 22 veterans commit suicide each day, according ...

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Apr 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — A hospital physician says he doesn't expect any more fatalities resulting from the shooting at Fort Hood that left three dead and wounded 16 others. Dr. Matthew Davis said during a news conference Thursday that he's optimistic none of the three critically wounded patients being treated at Scott & White Memorial Hospital ...

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Apr 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from NY DAILY NEWS: The Fort Hood gunman was devastated by his mother's death last year and furious at the Army for its initial refusal to let him attend her funeral, according to a newspaper in his native Puerto Rico. Ivan Lopez, who took his own life after killing three people and wounding 16 ...

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Apr 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from CNN: • Investigators have not made any conclusions about the motives of the suspected Fort Hood shooter, Army Secretary John McHugh told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday. "We're going to keep an open mind. ... Possible extremist involvement is still being looked at very, very carefully." McHugh did not identify Ivan ...

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Apr 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from NBC NEWS: The soldier who shot three people to death at Fort Hood apparently did not see combat during a tour in Iraq three years ago but was clearly troubled, under treatment for depression and anxiety and being evaluated for post-traumatic stress disorder. As authorities tried to piece together a motive on Thursday for ...

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Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

FORT HOOD, Texas — All-clear sirens have sounded at Fort Hood as the lockdown was lifted hours after a deadly shooting at the Texas Army post. Hundreds of cars began streaming from the giant complex, including children who had been kept in locked-down schools. U.S. law enforcement officials say four people, including the shooter, were killed when ...

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Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A shooting at Ft. Hood that reportedly left at least one dead and 14 injured Wednesday was a "soldier on soldier" incident without any preliminary terrorism link, a senior Department of Homeland Security source told FoxNews.com. The source, who stressed the information was preliminary, added that there was "currently no [counter terrorism] ...

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Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

KILLEEN, Texas -- Four people are confirmed dead and 16 people are injured following a shooting at Fort Hood, according to Fort Hood III Corps Commanding Lt. Gen. Mark Milley. According to ...

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Apr 1, 2014 No Comments ›› iResist

By Jeff Rainforth aka Rainforth's RoughNecks on Facebook: Update: After I posted this story, one of the people harassing Airman Kolfage left a threat on his Facebook page. According to Airman Kolfage, the person is Darren Remington, an employee of FedEx. The ingredients in the comment are for making homemade C4. Last year I wrote an ...

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Apr 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from LA TIMES: Three Marines who were attacked and stabbed during a downtown Huntington Beach street fight between Dodgers and Angels baseball fans were recovering Monday as police tried to piece together what triggered the violence. Six people were arrested Sunday after officers were summoned to a dispute between people fighting over the two baseball ...

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