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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WASHINGTON TIMES: Navy sailors harbor “widespread mistrust” in the admirals who command them, complaining of poor leadership and a disciplinary environment that tolerates absolutely no mistakes, says a survey of the fleet. The disgruntlement runs deepest in the officer corps, where scores of commanders have been relieved of duty in recent years. “Senior leadership should stop proactively ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE HILL: The troops President Obama has deployed to Iraq are not eligible for certain medals because the U.S. has not officially designated their efforts a military campaign. The more than 1,600 troops who are serving as “advisers” cannot receive the Iraq Campaign Medal, which is reserved for troops deployed between March 19, 2003, ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Sep 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE GAZETTE: U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn came under attack from his opponent Friday for telling a small group of voters this week that military officials should resign in protest and "go out in a blaze of glory" over disagreements with President Barack Obama. In a video given to The Gazette on Friday, Lamborn is seen ...

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Sep 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Sep 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: Newly inaugurated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is expected to sign a vital security deal Tuesday to allow American soldiers to remain in the country past the end of the year, officials say. A senior Defense Department official confirmed to Fox News that the new president will sign the Bilateral Security Agreement allowing ...

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Sep 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Military Times: A small number of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. will have an opportunity to join the military for the first time in decades under a new Department of Defense policy unveiled Thursday. The new rules will expand an existing program allowing recruiters to target foreign nationals with high-demand skills, mostly rare ...

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Sep 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Sep 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Hill: The U.S. military is carrying out an average of five strikes a day against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) since the campaign began in August, according to the Pentagon. A U.S. Central Command spokesman said Thursday that 209 airstrikes had been carried out in Iraq and 30 in Syria ...

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Sep 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Jordan Buisman died awaiting an appointment at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center (KARE 11) MINNEAPOLIS — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday it will investigate allegations that the appointment records of a retired Marine who died after having seizures were falsified to cover up delays in patient care at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Cathy ...

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Sep 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The Obama administration has banned the U.S. military from using anti-personnel landmines in a unilateral decision that goes against warnings from top military leaders and many in Congress. The administration stated in a series of announcements this week that landmines will no longer be used in warzones to protect troops and that ...

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Sep 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WFB: At age 18, every American man gets a card in the mail from the federal government notifying him of the requirement to sign up for the Selective Service—commonly known as “the draft.” Women have always been excluded from this rite of passage, but New York lawyer Roy den Hollander is on a ...

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Sep 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from TODD STARNES: A National Guard recruiter was instructed to stop handing out promotional t-shirts at a New York high school after teachers complained at the shirts featured a soldier holding a weapon. “A pointed gun is just not appropriate for a high school,” said Alan McCartney, the interim superintendent of the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk School District. Last ...

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Sep 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

"I'm just going back to something Jim said. He said he's hearing from U.S. officials that this will be the most intense night of the war, the air campaign. Why are we telling them that?" - CNN analyst What the hell's going on here? It goes without saying that there's NO WAY enough damage was done ...

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Sep 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FUNKER530: The cameraman had this to say to after submitting the footage to FUNKER530: This patrol was a relief in place and I was on point leading the new guys in for the RIP. We hadn't taken much contact in this area, and it was generally considered a "safe" zone in Logar Province. We patrolled the area ...

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Sep 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Sep 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: Radical Islamists who decide to embark on suicidal missions often do so with the expectation they will be rewarded with 72 virgins if they die in battle; however, it turns out there is one major caveat to the scenario, according to a U.S. lawmaker. That is, if they are killed by a ...

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Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Hill: The Pentagon is deploying 300 airmen and 12 A-10 combat jets to the Middle East in early October, according to the Indiana Air National Guard. The six-month deployment from the 122nd Fighter Wing is not specifically part of President Obama’s fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, but the airmen ...

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Sep 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Monrovia (AFP) - A second deployment of United States troops arrived in Liberia on Sunday as part of an eventual mission of 3,000 soldiers helping its beleaguered health services battle the Ebola outbreak. The contingent will be focused on training local health workers and setting up facilities to help Liberia and its neighbours halt the spread ...

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Sep 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

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Sep 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Cooper Waldvogel loves his mom more than militaryprotocol. The 3-year-old boy could not wait for his mom to be dismissed after serving nine months in Afghanistan with the National Guard's 114th Transportation Company based in Chisholm, Minn. He ran to her Tuesday morning while she and her fellow soldiers stood in line waiting ...

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Sep 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Local: The Swedish Armed Forces confirmed on Friday afternoon that two Russian SU24 fighter-bombers had been detected flying over the country. According to the Foreign Ministry, the planes passed through Swedish airspace to the south of Öland last Wednesday at lunchtime. The planes were one kilometre inside Swedish territory for about 30 seconds. The ...

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Sep 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Who cares about the Christian genocide and expansion of territory and assets going on in the meantime? Associated Press: The top U.S. military officer says it will take at least three months to begin to train and arm moderate Syrian rebel forces. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says the goal is to field a ...

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