Graph showing where tax dollars go. Just shows that war really stinks.Entered By: Jean Carbonneau
As Casey Stengel once screamed, "Doesn't anybody here know how to play this game?" It's one thing to waste $10 billion a year quixotically developing a missile-defense system; President Bush clearly announced from the get-go that h
From April, 23 to April 27, the elite echelon of the military are running Noble Resolve 07, a four-day marathon of "simulated" terror attacks across the US and Europe. This includes a simulated detonation of a "loose" ten-kiloton
(Is there any doubt that we will never leave) Military planners have abandoned the idea of training Iraqi troops that will enable American soldiers to start coming home soon, and now believe that US troops will have to defeat the insurgents
Pentagon lawyers abruptly blocked mid-level active-duty military officers from speaking Thursday during a closed-door House Armed Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee briefing about their personal experiences working with Iraqi security
An America president using mercenaries who don't have to abide by the same rules as our own troops is a scandal of immense proportions and it is hiding in plain sight right on their own recruiting website.
The largest solar power plant in North America will soon be providing electricity to an Air Force base in the Nevada desert. Matt Cheney, chief executive officer of MMA, said financing details were still being worked out but his company is investing
Improvised Explosive Devices , the technology and materials to construct the current generation of such devices our boys are getting hit by. You don't need to go to Iran when the Internet will do just fine. (Solution: stop occupying foreign lands
The CorporaState is looking hungrily at America. As an appetizer they ate Lt. Eric Shine, the Federal Maritime Officer who tried to stop them. Today Privatization has been converted by the CorporaState to Piratization
Recent sponsorship deal struck between the US Army and the Global Gaming League. Basically, the Army is sponsoring the League as part of its larger initiative to find new recruits and spread its advertising message via the medium of video games.
Six years after declaring the U.S. killing of Korean War refugees at No Gun Ri was "not deliberate," the Army acknowledged it found but did not divulge a high-level document that said the US military had a policy of shooting approaching civ
In a world of high-tech sensors and underwater robotics, Koa the bottlenose dolphin and others like her may still be the Navy's best line of defense against terrorists in scuba gear.
An Open Letter to Major General Charles Jacoby, Jr.
Army prosecutions of desertion and other unauthorized absences have risen sharply in the last four years, resulting in thousands more negative discharges and prison time for both junior soldiers and combat-tested veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afgh
We may have seen it all before in science-fiction films. But the bionic warrior is in fact a vision of real-life warfare in the 21st century. US defence chiefs hope to have their troops kitted out in the outlandish combat gear as soon as 2020.
Russia will launch its first new strategic nuclear submarine since the downfall of the Soviet Union next weekend, Deput Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov told the Interfax news agency. "This is the first time in 17 years that we are building such a
A presentation prepared by the US Army shows that there still exist situations in which the military may not be able to prosecute private contractors who commit crimes.
The program, which ran at the Army's Edgewood, Md., arsenal from 1955 until about 1972, concluded that counterculture staples such as acid and pot were either too unpredictable or too mellow to be useful as weapons, psychiatrist James Ketchum sai
US President George Bush has approved the formation of a US army to permanently operate in Africa, a move viewed by many as part of a wide plan to increase American hegemony on Africa. The army called the US African Command,
Ft. Stewart, Georgia. Home of the “Mighty Third Infantry, Rock of the Marne.” Monica is the wife of Sgt. Kevin Benderman, a ten-year Army veteran who served a combat tour in Iraq and a year in prison for his public protest of war.
As if braces for a flood of war-disabled veterans, the nation's disability compensation systems for former troops has become a $26 billion behemoth bloated and backlogged in part by overgenerous benefits for minor maladies
The Defense Department has doubled its planned investment in new weapons from $750 billion in 2001 to $1.5 trillion this year, but it is not getting enough bang for its buck, congressional investigators said
The Pentagon resumed its controverisal mandatory anthrax vaccinations program for selected troops last week despite the fact that its own doctors are quietly conducting research into adverse effects of the vaccine.
The Marine Corps is recalling 1,800 reservists to active duty, citing a shortage of volunteers to fill some jobs in Iraq. Members of the branch's Individual Ready Reserve will receive letters to mobilize them involuntarily for a year, said Lt. Co
The US Navy on Tuesday began its largest demonstration of force in Persian Gulf since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, led by a pair of aircraft carriers and backed by warplanes flying simulated attack maneuvers off the coast of Iran.
The Pentagon is reviewing the charter of a controversial counterspy agency set up by former Defesne secretary Donald Rumsfeld after 9/11. The Counter-Intelligence Field Activity(CIFA) was supposed to "coordinate" counterintel and antiterro
How The Son of a Bush - Issued a War of Words and Orders Against Lt. Eric Shine, a Federal Officer who Exposed this Administration’s War Profiteering and Privatizing in the Military
The Defense Department's inspector general concluded 9 officers are responsible for mistakes and irregularities during the investigation into the "friendly fire" death of former NFL player Pat Tillman in Afghanistan in 2004, problems th
A total of 3,196 active-duty soldiers deserted the Army last year, or 853 more than previously reported, according to revised figures from the Army.
THESE PHOTOS ARE FROM A SAILOR WHO WAS ON THE USS QUAPAW ATF-11O.