Benjamin Carlson at The Daily reports on a little known endeavor called the "1033 Program" that gave more than $500 million of military gear to US police in 2011 alone.
Planes Arrive at Secretive Drone Base to Pack Up After Eviction
"Iran's military has downed an intruding RQ-170 American drone in eastern Iran," Iran's Arabic-language Al Alam state television network quoted an unnamed military source as saying. The drone was "downed with minimum damage"
At over 500 feet in length, and costing almost $2 billion apiece, the Arleigh Burke class are among the largest destroyers in the American fleet and play a key role in missile defense.
“If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.” – James Madison.
Sen. Kirk gets it mostly correct. (VIDEO)
In its bid to counter Western plans for a US missile shield in Europe, Russia on Tuesday launched a state-of-the art antimissile radar with a detection range of 6,000 kilometres, close to the borders of NATO alliance members Poland and Lithuania on t
NATO recently literally shot itself in the foot, imperiling the resupply of International Assistance Forces in Afghanistan by shooting up two Pakistani border posts in a hot pursuit raid.
In the ongoing PR battle waged by Lockheed Martin and military officials eager to keep F-35 funding alive, the Navy Public Affairs office released this video of the jet's successful launch from an electromagnetic catapult.
Since the invasion of Iraq in 2003, I have been quite vocal in my opposition to most of what is done by the U.S. military in the name of defending our freedoms and other nonsense.
A leading cause of post-traumatic stress disorder is guilt that troops experience because of moral dilemmas faced in combat, according to preliminary findings of a study of active-duty Marines.
Despite Australia having signed the convention against cluster munition, a US base may transport and stockpile munition.
The Pentagon on Thursday held a successful test flight of a flying bomb that travels faster than the speed of sound and will give military planners the ability to strike targets anywhere in the world in less than a hour.
As the drums for direct military intervention to derail Iran’s purported covert military nuclear weapons program beat louder in both Jerusalem and Washington, an overlooked issue is the possibility of international collateral damage
The Obama administration announced plans Wednesday to establish a permanent military presence in Australia, part of the president’s high-profile foreign policy shift toward Asia that is intended to counterbalance China’s growing power.
Sgt. 1st Class Johnathan B. McCain of Apache Junction, Ariz.
The body of the Marine lay on a gurney at the Dover Air Force Base mortuary, an arm bone jutting out from the torso. Embalming technician James Parsons wondered how he would be able to get the stiffened arm back into position so that a uniform cou
Veterans Day honors those citizens who fought in the U.S. government’s wars — wars supposedly waged to preserve Americans’ liberty. Most Americans uncritically accept this last part, and believe they owe the U.S. military a debt of gratitude for thei
AFP - US President Barack Obama will use a visit to Australia next week to announce that America will begin stationing Marines at a base in Darwin, reports said on Friday.
Suspected Al Qaeda operative Abdal Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged mastermind of the suicide boat attack on the USS Cole in 2000, appeared before a military judge at Guantánamo to face war crimes charges.
Federal investigators said Tuesday that they had uncovered “gross mismanagement” at the Dover Air Force Base mortuary that cares for America’s war dead after whistleblowers reported horror stories of lost body parts, shoddy inventory controls and lax
Once the standard for targeted killing was top-level leadership in al-Qaeda or one of its allies. That’s long gone, especially as the number of people targeted at once has grown.
The Navy’s X-47B killer drone is about to get a lot more lethal. Nine months after the 38-foot-long, bat-shaped flying robot took off for its very first flight, the Navy has announced it will add an aerial refueling capability to at least one of the
A top U.S. general in Afghanistan was fired Friday for making disparaging remarks about Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his government. Maj. Gen. Peter Fuller, deputy commander of the NATO training mission in Afghanistan, made the remarks in an
There are some critical lessons to be learned from recent events that directly relate to your life in uniform. Whether you choose to recognize that connection is up to you.
A Navy ship commander accused of sexually assaulting two women on his crew this year is slated to appear in a San Diego military court Friday.
The Air Force has been secretly flying armed Reaper drones on counterterrorism missions from a remote civilian airport in southern Ethiopia as part of a rapidly expanding U.S.-led proxy war against an al-Qaeda affiliate in East Africa, U.S. militar
Beijing believes that similar to the United States military presence in Pakistan, a Chinese attendance would enable its military to effectively counter the Muslim separatists who have been operating from the tribal areas of Pakistan for almost a deca
The Blood and Crips have found themselves working the same turf, but the bullets being shot by members of the notorious American gangs aren’t being aimed at each other. The unlikely pair, rather, are teaming up within divisions of the US Military.
Normandy: Operation Overlord and beyond! Because of the courage and sacrifice of "The Greatest Generation" during all of WW II, the socialists, anarchists and the others have the right and the ability to be doing what they are doing (the legal a