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U. S. Shoots Down Syrian Fighter-Bomber After Attack on Coalition Forces

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 5:59pm 6/18/2017 at 5:59pm
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A U. S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter-bomber following an attack on U. S.-led coalition forces in Syria.

This story is just breaking, so we will have more as it becomes known.

Fox News reports:

U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian government warplane after it attacked Washington-backed fighters...

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Seven American Sailors Missing After USS Fitzgerald Collision With Container Ship (UPDATE: Remains of Missing Sailors Found)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/17/2017 at 5:30pm
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The Navy destroyer the USS Fitzgerald collided with a much larger container ship off the coast of Japan.  Seven U. S. sailors are missing, and three sailors were medically evacuated due to injuries sustained in the collision.

Reuters reports:

Search and rescue efforts went on after dark for seven U.S. sailors missing after...

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Russia Unveils Massive New Military Base in the Arctic

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:00am 4/28/2017 at 7:00am
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Democrats have been running around for months crafting an anti-Trump narrative about the threat Russia presents to our democracy. Now, there is real reason to be concerned about Russia’s actions.

Russia has built an expansive new military base in the Arctic.

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Chris Christie Commutes Sentence of Marine Convicted On Gun Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 2:00pm 4/16/2017 at 2:00pm

This is good news.  Chris Christie has commuted the sentence of a former Marine from Virginia who was convicted in New Jersey on gun charges.

The Marine Corps Times reports:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday commuted t...

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‘Biggest Defense Deal In Israel’s history’ – Israel Aerospace $2 billion Contract With India

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 7, 2017 at 10:00am 4/7/2017 at 10:00am
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In what is being described as the largest single defense deal in Israel’s history, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has secured a defense contract worth almost $2 billion from India.

Under the contract, IAI will equip the Indian Armed Forces with long and medium-range missile defense systems that have been developed through a...

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100 Years Ago Today, America Entered World War I

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/6/2017 at 6:30pm
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On April 6, 1917, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to enter World War I, 373-50, almost three years after the war began. President Woodrow Wilson vowed American neutrality, but that all changed due to Germany’s submarine warfare. Wilson admitted America’s tactic did not work:

“With a profound sense of the solemn...

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North Korea Threatens ‘Merciless’ Attacks as U.S., South Korea Continue Drills

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:00pm 3/14/2017 at 7:00pm
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North Korea has threatened America with “merciless” attacks due to the continued drills between our military and South Korea. From Reuters:

North Korea said the arrival of the U.S. strike group in the seas off the east of the Korean peninsula was part of a “reckless scheme” to attack it.

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General Wants More Troops in Afghanistan to Break Stalemate

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/9/2017 at 1:00pm
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Gen. Joseph Votel, the general in charge of the U.S. Central Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he needs more troops in Afghanistan to break a stalemate:

“We are developing a strategy, and we are in discussions with the secretary and the department right now,” Gen. Joseph Votel told the...

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EU Sets Up Unified Military Headquarters

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 11:30am 3/7/2017 at 11:30am
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‘Never believe anything until it has been officially denied,’ they use to say in days of the Soviet Union. Today, the same is apparently true for the European Union. After years of official denials, E.U. has announced its plans to build a unified military command in the Belgian city of Brussels — a...

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No, Trump is Not Preventing Childcare for Military Families

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 24, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/24/2017 at 1:00pm
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A “leaked” memo which has been circulating in news stories and on social media claims that Trump’s federal hiring freeze is preventing military families from getting childcare.

The memo, while legitimate, was wrong. That didn’t matter though, it was pounced on by Trump opponents and offered as proof of what a horrible...

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Chicago Suburban High School Thanks the Military

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/20/2017 at 3:00pm

I have to brag about my hometown Oswego, IL! Students at Oswego East High School took an hour out of their day to write thank you letters to those serving in the

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Trump Heads to Delaware to Honor Fallen Navy SEAL

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 6:30pm 2/1/2017 at 6:30pm
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Trump made an unscheduled trip to Delaware to honor William “Ryan” Owens, a Navy SEAL and the first casualty during Trump’s administration.

Fox News reports:

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is making an unannounced trip to honor the returning remains of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed during a weekend raid on an Al...

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Trump Picks Heather Wilson for Air Force Secretary

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 23, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/23/2017 at 3:00pm

President Donald Trump has chosen former New Mexico representative and graduate of the Air Force academy Heather Wilson as Air Force secretary:

“Heather Wilson is going to make an outstanding Secretary of the Air Force,” Trump said in a statement. “Her distinguished military service, high level of knowledge, and success in so...

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Analysis: US Army Chooses Sig 320 as New Pistol

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 20, 2017 at 8:05pm 1/20/2017 at 8:05pm

I’ve spent the last week at the gun industry SHOT Show convention in Las Vegas, and I’m pretty sure I need a hip replacement after walking mile after mile of exhibits of guns, guns, more guns, related gun stuff, and guns.

Perhaps the biggest gun-related news event of the week, however, wasn’t...

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New Army Regulations: Beards, Turbans, Hijabs Allowed

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 4:30pm 1/7/2017 at 4:30pm
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The Army announced that male Sikh soldiers can now sport beards and turbans, while female Sikh and Muslim soldiers can wear their hair in dreadlocks or cover their heads with a hijab.

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The U.S. Army has issued a directive on grooming and appearance regulations that allows observant Sikh men and...

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West Point Holds Annual ‘Transgender Day of Remembrance’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/15/2016 at 12:00pm

When did our military become so seemingly obsessed with transgenderism? Oh right, over the last eight years.

This is unreal. The Daily Caller reports:

Speakers At West Point Transgender...

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China Flexes Its Muscles, Flies Nuke-capable Bomber in South China Sea

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/10/2016 at 1:00pm

China is apparently still fuming about the phone call between President-elect Trump and Taiwan’s freely-elected president, Tsai Ing-wen.  To vent some of its frustration and presumably to remind the world...

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