Bloggers: If you suddenly find Air Force officers leaving barbed comments after one of your posts, don't be surprised. They're just following the service's new "counter-blogging" flow chart. A push to "counter the people ou
The Army mistakenly sent letters addressed "Dear John Doe" to 7,000 family members of soldiers who died in Iraq and Afghanistan, unleashing calls from troubled relatives and prompting a formal apology yesterday from the Army's top gener
The waistlines of America's youth are expanding, shrinking the pool of those eligible to join the US military. But an Army program is giving overweight enlistees a second chance – and helping the military with its own expansion.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- A veteran who has been out of the military for 15 years and recently received his AARP card was stunned when he received notice he will be deployed to Iraq.
When asked how they feel about President-elect Barack Obama as commander in chief, six out of 10 active-duty service members say they are uncertain or pessimistic, according to a Military Times survey.
President-elect Barack Obama will probably tear down long-standing barriers between the U.S.’s civilian and military space programs to speed up a mission to the moon amid the prospect of a new space race with China.
Police spent the day searching the house of a decorated, two-tour Iraq war veteran after he was arrested and charged with making explosive devices and attempting to sell them to gang members, according to a probable cause affidavit.
By 2010, they will invest $4 Billion into researching a fully automated robot soldier. According to scientists working on the project, the goal is to program these machines to "not violate the Geneva conventions" (Riiiight)
After 12 years and $5 billion in R&D, the Missile Defense Agency’s Airborne Laser (ABL) will make its first real-world attempt to shoot down a missile in midair. (or anything they want on the ground)
The fourth member of the Army's Houston Recruiting Battalion to commit suicide in the past three years — something his widow blame on the psychological scars of combat & the pressure-cooker job of trying to sell the war.
The SCRA protects military personnel from civil action, such as car repossession, while they are in a military action. Gafkay believes Bank of America repossessed Rupprecht's 2004 Dodge Neon while the serviceman was in Iraq.
Holy fascist police state, Batman! US military mobilizes troops for inauguration –7,500 active duty troops and 4,000 national guard troops will take part in operations The US military plans to mobilize thousands of troops to protect Washington aga
The report by the U.S. Army War College’s Strategic Institute cited the prospect of the collapse of a nuclear state to massive civil unrest in the United States. “Widespread civil violence inside the United States would force the d
Now, it's confirmed. The Air Force has indeed blown a third test of its nuclear handling capabilities, as Danger Room first reported over the weekend. In a memo, the Air Force confirmed that the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base **Q
The combined mutual cooperation between the Marine Corps Military Police and State enforcement officers will begin somewhere along Highway 62. The CHP will set up DUI roadblocks with the presence of Military Police. A violation of the Posse Comitatus
Thousands of miles from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, another side of America’s fight against terrorism is unfolding in this remote corner of West Africa. American Green Berets are training African armies to guard their borders and patrol
After the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Mr. Charchalis, now 78, had every reason to believe that he and 240 other Americans held during the Persian Gulf war of 1991 would be compensated under expansive laws that allow Americans to claim assets of foreign go
The days of seeing it first on the evening news are sadly gone and may never be revived in America..........
Regulations regarding military support for civilian law enforcement, and sets forth policy guidance for the execution and oversight of DSCA when requested by civil authorities and approved by the appropriate DoD authority, or as directed by t
The Air Force wants to build new microwave missiles, that can instantly fry circuitry.
What I saw in Iraq still rattles me -- both because it betrays our traditions and because it just doesn't work.
Diary of a Suicide: For two years Jason Ermer fought to make it home from Iraq. Last New Year’s Eve, he gave up.
There have been threats against the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station west of Phoenix, the Hoover Dam on the Arizona-Nevada border as well as the Las Vegas Strip and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Its oven was actually a toaster taken out of a P-3 Orion. It had no shower, and there were 4 racks for 11 sailors. The officer in charge slept on the deck behind the conn. The elite crew of the NR-1 could live on the bottom of the ocean for up to a m
Three US aircraft carriers with strike groups, task forces and nuclear submarines have piled up in the waters of the Arabian Sea opposite the shores of India, Pakistan and Iran, and in the Persian Gulf.
In the spring of 2007 a tiny military contractor with a slender track record went shopping for a precious Beltway commodity. The company, Defense Solutions, sought the services of a retired general with national stature
Some of the largest investment firms on Wall Street are gone. The country's auto industry is on the verge of collapse. Banks are shedding jobs. But in these doom-and-gloom times, there is someone who's hiring: your local military recruiter.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates also called upon Congress to “mandate that the National Guard and Reserves have the lead role in and form the backbone of DoD operations in the homeland.”
Iraq's parliament approved Thursday a security pact with the United States that lets American troops stay in the country for three more years — setting a clear timetable for a U.S. exit for the first time since the 2003 invasion.
(Powell sent these to me and I enjoyed them very much. The first is a demonstration of the F-22 Raptor at an airshow (no vertical landing stuff :( and the second is the most amazing 'dog in snow' scene I've ever seen)