The continued US strikes have led to two reports of Pakistani troops firing on US helicopters attempting to cross the border in as many weeks, and yesterday’s claims of a US Predator Drone being downed in South Waziristan
...And at the heart of belief is not whether we have the proper mental acquiescence to a particular religious decree but whether or not we will follow this God who loves so passionately that even the enemy becomes the object of love. Such love is alw
The 1st BCT’s soldiers being deployed in the U.S. will also learn how to use “the first ever nonlethal package the Army has fielded,” 1st BCT commander Col. Roger Cloutier said, referring to crowd and traffic control equipment & nonlethal weapons des
Witnessed by many, a US embassy truckload of steel boxes was unloaded and shifted inside the Marriott Hotel on the same night when Admiral Mike Mullen met Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and others in Islamabad.
"If the U.S. sends its troops into the tribal areas, it will be a bigger quagmire than Iraq," said Khan, a former cricket star seeking the nation's presidency. "It will be the biggest disaster U.S. could commit."
Beginning Oct. 1 for 12 months, the 1st BCT will be under the day-to-day control of U.S. Army North, the Army service component of Northern Command, as an on-call federal response force for natural or manmade emergencies, including terrorist attacks.
More Toys for very 'Bad Boys'.
The document reveals a number of profoundly significant - and worrying - strategic positions that have been adopted as official doctrine by the US military. In its preamble, it predicts a post cold war future of "perpetual warfare".
3rd Infantry’s 1st BCT trains for a new dwell-time mission. Helping ‘people at home’ may become a permanent part of the active Army
BigDog is the alpha male of the Boston Dynamics family of robots. It is a quadruped robot that walks, runs, and climbs on rough terrain and carries heavy loads. (
The US Army just awarded a $4 million contract to begin developing "thought helmets" that harness brain waves for secure communication among troops. Ultimately, it will "lead to direct mental control of military systems by thought alon
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates yesterday called on the Air Force to establish clear and unified control over the nation's nuclear arsenal, after a new report by a Pentagon task force concluded that the service had neglected its stewardship
WASHINGTON, Sept 8 - The Bush administration is planning to sell the United Arab Emirates an advanced U.S. missile defense system valued at up to $7 billion that could be used to defend against Iran. (of course,... Halliburton's HQ is there now)
President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela's government has announced that his nation will carry out joint naval exercises with four Russian vessels in the Caribbean this year - a move that will do nothing to improve strained relations
Flash Suppressor for M-16 / AR-15 that soldiers should already have.
Signs Signs everywhere a Sign
Plans for the naval operations come at a time of heightened diplomatic tension and Cold War-style rhetoric between Moscow and the United States over the recent war in Georgia and plans for a U.S. missile defense system in the Czech Republic and Polan
If the beam stays on the same spot of the target for a full two seconds –- which is a very long time under the circumstances –- it would in theory boil off a disc around one centimeter deep. In real life, the laser would be much
Soldier suicides this year could surpass the record rate of last year, Army officials said, urging military leaders at all levels to redouble prevention efforts for a force strained by 2 wars.
The U.S. Army, eager to fill its ranks amid wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, doesn't see them as dropouts. They are recruits who only need a GED before they're ready to begin basic training. And so, the Army formally opens its first prep school
The deaths of two more U.S. Army women in Iraq and Afghanistan have been listed as suicides. Both "suicides" are disputed by the families of the women.
The first American war resister deported from Canada – where he had fled after refusing to be deployed to Iraq – was sentenced to 15 months in jail at a court martial. Private Robin Long, 25, of Boise, Idaho, was also given a dishonorable discharge
"I believe in the universality of freedom," George Bush told an audience at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, "and I believe that this country, this grand country of ours, has an obligation to help people realize the ble
It blames rape on a military "culture of misogyny." It reports that the 14% of the armed forces who are now women must submit to "military language" that reveals "unabashed hatred of women," and that rape and sexual assa
An airborne laser weapon dubbed the "long-range blowtorch" has a benefit that the US could convincingly deny any involvement with the destruction it causes, say senior Air Force officials. The Advanced Tactical Laser is mounted on a Hercule
The commander of a Navy air reconnaissance squadron that provides the president and the defense secretary the airborne ability to command the nation's nuclear weapons has been relieved of duty only 3 months after taking the job.
1-star Gen. Gregory Zanetti said fellow 1-star Gen. Hartmann's demeanor ''as an attorney from a thousand miles away,'' was ``abusive, bullying and unprofessional . . . pretty much across the board.''
How did she end her life? She punched herself in the face hard enough to blacken her eyes, break her nose, and knock her front teeth loose. She douched with an acid solution after mutilating her genital area. She poured a combustible liquid on hersel
Another report from the Russia daily Kommersant states that thousands of mercenaries from numerous different countries are fighting on the Georgian side and are being "commanded by the U.S. military instructors."
News story about massive Pentagon $2.3 TRILLION dollar embezzlement the day before 9/11 quickly forgotten about.