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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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USNORTHCOM: Russian Bombers Intercepted By U. S. F-22 Fighters Near Alaska

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11:30am 5/12/2018 at 11:30am
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United States F-22’s intercepted two Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers near Alaska on Friday.  These are the same Russian bombers that have been probing our—and other nation’s—national air defense since at least early 2017.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Russian nuclear forces dispatch two strategic bombers into the air defense zone near Alaska on...

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Pentagon: Chinese Targeting Lasers at American Military Pilots in Africa

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/5/2018 at 2:00pm
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The American relationship with China certainly is complex.

The Asian powerhouse is assisting the US with negotiations with North Korea. However, at the same time, the American government has formally complained to China about an incident involving the Chinese military targeting

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Seven anti-war activists raid Georgia nuclear submarine base with hammers, bottles of blood

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 9, 2018 at 9:00am 4/9/2018 at 9:00am
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Last month I reported that a Travis Air Force Base had been stormed by a man driving a flaming pick-up.

The man was identified as 51-year-old Hafiz Kazi. A review of current news items show that no additional information has been posted on Kazi’s motive.

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Search for motive behind Travis Air Force Base attack continues

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/25/2018 at 12:00pm
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As the news deluge related to President Donald Trump’s signing the Omnibus Bill begins to recede, there are reports of a potential terror attack at an air force facility in California.

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