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Lindsey Graham: It’s “time start moving American dependents out of South Korea”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 4:00pm 12/3/2017 at 4:00pm
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On CBS’ Face the Nation, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said that it’s time to start moving U. S. military families out of South Korea.  Graham, who serves on the Senate Armed Services committee, said that in light of North Korea’s aggression, South Korea should be an unaccompanied tour.

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Navy Suspends Search for Three Missing Sailors After Plane Crash in Philippine Sea

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 8:00am 11/24/2017 at 8:00am
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On Wednesday, a Navy plane over the Philippine Sea crashed with 11 passengers and crew members. Rescuers picked up eight people and flew them to the USS Ronald Reagan.

The Navy immediately started a search-and-rescue mission for the other three. However, officials decided to suspend the search on Thursday.

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Israel’s IDF Trains Indian Special Forces

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 8:30am 11/14/2017 at 8:30am
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Israel’s elite Air Force instructors are training Indian Special forces, Israeli media reports confirm. Israel Defense Forces’ Airborne Rescue and Evacuation Unit 669 is carrying out joint drills with Garud Commando Force, the Special Forces unit of the Indian Air Force.

According to Israeli newspaper Jerusalem Post, 16 Indian commandos are currently...

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Report: SEALs Killed Green Beret After He Discovered Alleged Theft Scheme

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 13, 2017 at 5:30pm 11/13/2017 at 5:30pm
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In October, I blogged that the Navy opened an investigation to determine if two members of Navy SEAL Team 6 strangled Staff Sgt. Logan J. Melgar, a 34-year-old Green Beret, in Mali last June.

The Daily Beast has now released a report the men killed Melgar after he uncovered their theft scheme...

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Report: Navy Investigating if Two Navy SEALs Strangled Green Beret in Mali

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 6:00pm 10/29/2017 at 6:00pm
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The New York Times reported that the Navy has opened an investigation to determine if two members of the Navy SEAL Team 6 strangled a Green Beret in Mali last June:

Staff Sgt. Logan J. Melgar, a 34-year-old veteran of two deployments to Afghanistan, was found dead on June 4 in the embassy...

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Trump Signs EO Permitting Recall of 1K Retired USAF Pilots; Leftist heads explode

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 3:00pm 10/22/2017 at 3:00pm
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When he left office, Obama, having made the world much less stable and far less safe during his tenure, was well...

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Pentagon Releases Identities of Soldiers Killed in Niger

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 6, 2017 at 3:30pm 10/6/2017 at 3:30pm
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On Wednesday, three Army Special Forces soldiers died in Niger after they were ambushed. The Pentagon has released their names. From The Washington Examiner:

The soldiers were Staff Sgts. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; and Dustin M. Wright, 29, of Lyons, Ga., according...

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Bergdahl Expected to Plead Guilty to Avoid Trial

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 6, 2017 at 2:30pm 10/6/2017 at 2:30pm

Sources have told The Associated Press that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the man rescued from former President Barack Obama in exchange for Taliban members at Gitmo, is expected to plead guilty to charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy to avoid a trial.

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Three Army Special Forces Killed in Niger After Ambush

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 11:30am 10/5/2017 at 11:30am
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The United States Africa Command confirmed that three Army Special Forces soldiers were killed in Niger on Wednesday night after they were ambushed. Two other U.S. soldiers were wounded while Nigerian forces lost five soldiers. The command released this statement:

Update #2: On Oct. 4, three (3) U.S. service members and one...

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Fundraiser for Serra High School Junior ROTC Program

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/23/2017 at 2:30pm
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Regular readers of Morning Insurrection will recall that I recently attended my son’s high school open house.

I am blessed to be able to send my son to a really superb institution: Junipero Serra High School, Home of the Conquistadors. Not only is the facility wonderfully counter-cultural, but the teachers I met...

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Pentagon: No Repayment of Erroneous Enlistment Bonuses Paid to California National Guard

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2:00pm 8/26/2017 at 2:00pm

Last year, we blogged about California trying to force National Guard members to repay enlistment bonuses that had been paid to them in error.  The Pentagon quickly reacted to the pushback and stopped collection of these erroneously distributed bonuses, pending further review.

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Trump Sends Pentagon Guidance on Transgender Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 8:30pm 8/25/2017 at 8:30pm

President Donald Trump has issued guidance to the Pentagon on transgender policies. Trump has asked the military to stop admitting transgender individuals, but gives the secretaries of defense and homeland security some leeway. From Fox News:

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Clark University Prof Criticizes ‘Militarized Patriotism’ at Sporting Events

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A feminist professor at Clark University penned an op-ed to express her hatred of “militarized patriotism” at sporting events. From Campus Reform:

Cynthia Enloe, a research professor at Clark University, wrote in a recent article for the University of California Press that she worries she may be “complicit” in the “insinuation of...

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Navy Will Include Cyber Hacking as Part of the USS John S. McCain Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 11:30am 8/22/2017 at 11:30am
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On Monday, the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker near Singapore. Ten soldiers remain missing, but reports have emerged that some remains have been found.

But this is the second deadly collision our Navy has had in the Pacific in the last three months. The Navy has started an...

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Vietnam Vet Receives Medal of Honor for Saving 10 Soldiers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 31, 2017 at 8:00pm 7/31/2017 at 8:00pm
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In 1969, 23-year-old James McCloughan served as a private first class combat medic in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. But at Tam Ky, the enemy constantly fired upon his unit for 48 hours.

McCloughan did not stop fighting. He risked his life and managed to save 10 fellow soldiers on nine occasions...

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Trump: Military ‘Will Not Accept or Allow’ Transgender People

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 10:00am 7/26/2017 at 10:00am

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that the military “will not accept or allow” transgender people:

“After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be...

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Long-standing China-India Border Dispute Deepens

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 11:30am 7/11/2017 at 11:30am
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A territorial dispute along the China-India border is threatening to turn into a military conflict between the two nuclear-armed nations. The area under dispute is located near the ‘Bhutan tri-junction’, where the borders of China, India, and the tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan meet. The Chinese envoy to New Delhi described the...

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