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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from The Hill: The Obama administration will not send an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq until Congress approves its $5.6 billion request to pay for the deployment, the Pentagon said Monday. Defense officials said the White House had made the decision to not send the troops until after a congressional vote. They said the White House ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Capt. James Fanell has been removed as director of intelligence and information operations at U.S. Pacific Fleet by Adm. Harry Harris, the head of PACFLT. (Photo: Navy) Via Army Times: A senior Navy intelligence leader whose provocative comments this year about Chinese bellicosity stirred an international controversy has been shelved in the wake of an investigation into his ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Pal Watch

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FREE BEACON: More than 80 wounded U.S. combat veterans and their families have filed suit against several of the world’s largest banks, which they accuse of facilitating financial transfers on behalf of Iran that directly led to the killing and wounding of U.S. troops in Iraq, according to court documents obtained by the Washington Free ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WASHINGTON TIMES: Unauthorized and potentially counterfeit, dangerous surgical devices and medical supplies have flowed unchecked into the Department of Veterans Affairs supply chain and into VA operating rooms, according to internal agency correspondence from a major supplier who blamed new procurement rules. The bogus supplies gained a foothold when the department started using reverse auctions to ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

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Nov 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from Fox News: Pentagon officials expressed skepticism Sunday over Iraqi claims that airstrikes wounded the head of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Iraq's Defense and Interior ministries both issued statements Sunday afternoon saying al-Baghdadi had been wounded in western Anbar province, without elaborating, and the news was broadcast on state-run television Sunday night. ...

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Nov 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Related - Al Arabiya Tribal Sources: Leader Of ISIS “Critically Wounded” In U.S. Airstrike BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials said Sunday that an airstrike wounded the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Pentagon officials said they had no immediate information on such a strike or al-Baghdadi being wounded. Iraq's Defense and Interior Ministries issued ...

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Nov 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Part One: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Part Two: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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Nov 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Weekly Standard: During the first Gulf War in the early 1990s, the U.S. military used a new generation of technological weapons that left the rest of the world far behind. But according the Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's undersecretary of defense for acquisitions, technology, and logistics, that advantage is evaporating. Speaking at a ...

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Nov 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

O'Neill If George Bush had been President instead of Obama, this never would have happened, because that commander-in-chief wouldn't have grabbed the credit for killing bin Laden like Obama did, which created the poisoned, resentful, credit-grabbing atmosphere and culture that caused this whole episode. Excerpted from Sofrep: The senior leadership of the Navy’s SEAL community—the commander and ...

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Nov 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Washington Times: The U.S. Army has given its stamp of approval to the use of the term “Negro” when referring to blacks or African-Americans, a newly published regulation states. The military confirmed the use of the term in its Oct. 22 version of the “Army Command Policy,” or AR 600-20, CNN reported. The pertinent ...

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Nov 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: The Navy SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden dead in the special force's most famous operation can be named today. The Navy hero is set to give a full interview to Fox News later this month and waive his anonymity but MailOnline has established that he is Rob O'Neill, a highly-decorated ...

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Nov 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Nov 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON — As the U.S. struggled in recent years to help prop up Afghanistan’s anemic economy, the American military turned for help to an unlikely partner: Iran. The U.S. has no formal relations with Tehran and American companies are restricted from working with Iran by sanctions over the country’s disputed nuclear activities. Nevertheless, a specialized Pentagon ...

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Nov 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Nov 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FREE BEACON: A University of Arizona instructor is facing criticism for claiming that the U.S. military is “a greater threat” than the Islamic State (IS) and for portraying American soldiers as anti-Muslim rapists who commit crimes on par with—or even worse than—IS itself. University of Arizona instructor Musa al-Gharbi—who also serves as an academic affiliate at ...

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Nov 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Washington Post: The Pentagon has scaled back its plan to assemble an overseas spy service that could have rivaled the CIA in size, backing away from a project that faced opposition from lawmakers who questioned its purpose and cost, current and former U.S. officials said. Under the revised blueprint, the Defense Intelligence Agency ...

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Nov 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from WND: A Department of Defense memo confirms DoD personnel – which could include civilians and/or troops – will have direct contact with “exposed remains” of Ebola victims. While the DoD has issued new guidance on how military personnel and civilians will undergo pre- and post-deployment training while in the Ebola-affected areas of West Africa, ...

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Nov 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Oct 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Daily Beast: The Pentagon brass placed in charge of implementing Obama’s war against ISIS are getting fed up with the short leash the White House put them on. Top military leaders in the Pentagon and in the field are growing increasingly frustrated by the tight constraints the White House has placed on the ...

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Oct 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Fox News: U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, jailed more than 200 days in Mexico, was freed by a judge Friday and immediately returned to the U.S., his family said. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Tahmooressi, 26, who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, had been held since March 31, when he said ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Hollywood Reporter: Insiders at Fox News Channel said Friday that a two-day documentary featuring an interview with the Navy SEAL who killed Osama Bin Laden will air as scheduled despite objections from the Pentagon. On Wednesday, Fox News announced that a show called The Man Who Killed Osama Bin Laden hosted by Washington ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

(CNSNews.com) – Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the military did factor in science when ordering a 21-day quarantine for all military servicemembers serving in West Africa, and that science was physics. “We did factor in science. Physics is the science we factored in,” said Dempsey. He said the military is ...

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