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Germany to Renege on NATO Spending Pledge

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 22, 2019 at 7:00am 3/22/2019 at 7:00am
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Germany won’t be meeting its NATO spending target this year, the country’s finance ministry disclosed. “Defense spending is projected to fall well short of NATO’s 2 percent target,” German state broadcaster DW News reported Wednesday.

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U.S. Officials: Chinese Hackers Attacked American Universities to Steal Maritime Technology

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 11:00am 3/6/2019 at 11:00am
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There is growing concern among experts in the U.S. that China is targeting American universities for hacking, specifically for maritime technology.

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Federal Judge Rules Male-Only Military Draft Unconstitutional

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 6:00pm 2/24/2019 at 6:00pm
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Back in 2016, the U. S. Senate considered a military spending bill that would require women to register for the draft when they turn 18.  The measure was ultimately removed from the bill, but a Texas federal judge ruled Friday that the male-only military draft is unconstitutional.

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Coast Guard Lt. Charged with Planning Terror Attack Targeting Dems, Journalists, Others

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 3:00pm 2/21/2019 at 3:00pm
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Authorities arrested US Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson “last week on weapons and drugs charges.” The motion for pretrial detention revealed horrific details like how intended “to murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country.”

The federal prosecutors described him as a “domestic terrorist” and “white nationalist” who...

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Trump’s Space Force to be piloted by US Air Force

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/15/2019 at 1:00pm
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It appears that the US Air Force has been tasked to help launch the Space Force proposed by President Donald Trump.

Detailed planning for the proposed Space Force is expected to be handed over soon to the U.S. Air Force, a sign that Pentagon leaders — many...

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German Army Lacks Basic Equipment and Recruits, Official Report Says

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11:00am 1/31/2019 at 11:00am
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While German Chancellor Angela Merkel has clamored for an EU army, the country’s military continues to deteriorate as a fighting force. The German armed forces, or the Bundeswehr, are underequipped, demoralized and running out of recruits,” an official report reveals.

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Thousands Show Up to Properly Send Off Texas Air Force Veteran

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2019 at 6:30pm 1/28/2019 at 6:30pm
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On Saturday, Fuzzy blogged that a Texas cemetery asked the public to attend the funeral of Air Force veteran Joseph Walker out of concerns that no one will be there.

This shows the power of social media. It caught the attention of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and CNN’s Jake Tapper, who pleaded...

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Texas Cemetery Calling On Public To Attend USAF Vet’s Funeral Monday

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 4:30pm 1/26/2019 at 4:30pm
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United States Air Force veteran Joseph Walker will be laid to rest in Killeen, Texas on Monday, January 28, 2019, and the cemetery was concerned that no one will attend.

KVUE reports:

The Central Texas State Veteran’s Cemetery is calling for the public’s attendance at an unaccompanied Texas veteran’s funeral.

Air Force Veteran Joseph...

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Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to go into effect

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 10:19am 1/22/2019 at 10:19am
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The Supreme Court issued Orders in two cases involving the Trump administration decision not to permit transgender persons to serve in the military.

The Orders stayed District Court preliminary injunctions that had prevented the ban from going into effect. The votes split along ideological lines, with the four liberal Justices voting to...

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Air Force shoots down CNN claim troops violated regs by having Trump sign MAGA hats

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 9:00am 12/28/2018 at 9:00am
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On Thursday, CNN analysts lost their minds because troops in Iraq and Germany asked President Donald Trump to sign MAGA hats. They claimed the troops broke Department of Defense rules.

The Air Force stated that the airmen at Ramstein Air Base in Germany did nothing wrong and broke no rules.

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CNN rats out troops in Iraq for having Trump sign MAGA hats

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 11:00am 12/27/2018 at 11:00am
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I know the news tends to be slow at the end of the year, but this is ridiculous. CNN reported that troops may have violated Department of Defense guidelines when they asked President Donald Trump to sign their Make America Great Again hats.

Or maybe the troops just wanted to get their...

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Two Marines Testify On Harrowing Attack By Angry Antifa Mob

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3:36pm 12/16/2018 at 3:36pm
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[Edit, FS:  Pictured: two Antifa suspects, Thomas Massey and Tom Keenan, via their Philly PD mugshots]

United States Marines Alejandro Godinez and Luis Torres were viciously attacked by an angry mob of Antifa fascists in Philadelphia on November 17, 2018.

They appeared in court on Thursday and revealed the details of their...

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India Signs $777 Million Missile Defense Deal with Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 26, 2018 at 7:00am 10/26/2018 at 7:00am
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India has signed a $777 million missile defense deal with Israel, Indian newspapers report. State-owned Israel Aerospace Industries  (IAI) will supply Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missiles (LR-SAM) for the Indian Navy.

The deal is another milestone in Israel-India defense cooperation. Barak 8, as the missile defense system is known, is a joint venture of IAI and India’s defense...

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First Woman Chosen to Lead Largest Command in the Army

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 11:36am 10/17/2018 at 11:36am
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Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson will become the first woman ever to lead the US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), which is the largest command in the Army. It represents 776,000 soldiers and 96,000 civilians. From CNN:

She has been with the US Army since 1986, and in 2012 she became the first...

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Pilot Safely Ejects When F-35 Fighter Jet Crashes in South Carolina

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 4:00pm 9/29/2018 at 4:00pm
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A rare incident occurred on Friday, when a U.S. Military F-35 fighter jet crashed in South Carolina. The pilot, who was the only occupant of the craft, successfully ejected before impact.

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Book Review: The Radium Girls

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 2:30pm 5/27/2018 at 2:30pm
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As this is Memorial Day weekend, I wanted to share with you details about an engrossing book I just finished, which is related to both World Wars.

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Defense Secretary James Mattis in Person – A Man of Impressive Strength and Character UPDATE: Video Added

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/13/2018 at 12:00pm

Last week, I attended an event at the American Enterprise Institute. It was a podcast summit which was a joint venture between AEI and Ricochet.

I watched several podcasts taped live, and while they were all informative and entertaining, the crown jewel was an interview with Defense Secretary James Mattis.

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