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WASHINGTON -- Britain, France and the U.S. united Thursday around broad plans for a military strike against Syria as they worked to bridge differences over the scope and purpose of a coordinated response to a suspected chemical weapons attack, U.S. officials said. President Donald Trump met with ...
DAMASCUS, Syria -- President Trump may punish the Assad regime for an apparent chemical weapons attack that was carried out against civilians in Syria. While the threat of a U.S. military strike may be on minds there, it's not showing much. Medical student Khaled al-Anaz, 23, says he hasn't ... war Syrians US military
During congressional testimony Thursday, the Army's top officials explained that they have no knowledge of the unit cohesion concerns expressed in a report justifying President Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military. Army Secretary Mark Esper and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark ...
Decades of political turns of fortune brought us to where we are today, having moved from military rule to an emerging democracy and now backsliding. Brazil's oligarchs have reclaimed power, despite the absence of democratic legitimacy, while the most popular politician in the country over the ... Prison
BEIRUT -- Chicago-based Boeing and state-owned Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) signed on March 30 a memorandum of agreement (MoA) to develop a new joint venture aiming to localize more than 55 percent of the maintenance, repair and overhaul services for fixed and rotary-wing ... Arabian
Chinese President Xi Jinping made a surprise visit to the South China Sea Thursday to observe naval exercises and spend time with his country's sailors, according to the state-run media. Pictures of Xi during the visit showed him wearing military fatigues while aboard ship and eating with members ...
I'm not a saint or even a bishop, merely an interested observer of this nation's ongoing military misadventures early in the third millennium A.D. From my vantage point, I might suggest the following amendment to Augustine's dictum: Any war failing to yield peace is purposeless and, if purposeless, ... Job
President Donald Trump said he plans to deploy U.S. military forces to protect the nation's southern border with Mexico while the border wall is being constructed. "Until we can have a wall and proper security we're going to be guarding our border with the military. That's a big step," Trump said Tuesday at ... Tweets
We have very bad laws for our border and we are going to be doing some things, I spoke with (Defense Secretary James) Mattis, we're going to do some things militarily. Until we can have a wall and proper security, we're going to be guarding our border with the military. That's a big step," he said during a ... Tweets
(WASHINGTON) — Frustrated by slow action on a major campaign promise, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built. Trump told reporters he's been discussing the idea with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Tweets
Per an Army press release at the time, military forces conducted “day and night reconnaissance missions using the Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System to detect, recognize, identify and geo-locate possible incursions, which they would then report to Border Patrol agents. Avenger Soldiers ... Tweets
That's why the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the military's research arm, recently created the Biostasis program, a scientific effort to use molecular biology to lengthen the so-called "golden hour" of battlefield survival following a traumatic injury. As DARPA noted in a news release: ... Tweets
They are working to “defend” space at a time when the military has become hugely dependent on Big Data from space for critical missions like tracking enemies around the globe and supporting U.S. forces with tactical intelligence and weather forecasts. This increasing focus on space is driving demand for ... Tweets
He has not yet explained how the military could be involved, but there are already mechanisms in place that the Pentagon and the various service branches regularly use to get out on the border. A small, obscure office in El Paso, Texas called Joint Task Force-North (JTF-N), is responsible for reviewing and ... Tweets

President Donald Trump wants to pull U.S. troops from Syria, signaling an early exit to the U.S.-led fight against ISIS. "I want to get out. I want to bring our troops home," Trump said Tuesday at the White House. The president's comments appear to contradict U.S. military and national security advisors, who ... Tweets
China's military leadership has pledged its support to Russia as tensions between Moscow and the West further deteriorate into diplomatic isolation, economic sanctions and dueling defense drills. In his first visit to Russia, newly appointed Chinese Defense Minister Wei Feng attended the seventh Moscow ... Tweets
China looks at Taiwan like Russia looked at Crimea, a key territory to control in asserting its power in the Asia-Pacific, three experts on maritime security said Friday. In answer to a question at the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C. Sarah Kirchberger, from the Institute for Security Policy at Germany's Kiel ... Tweets
But Trump's call to redirect money from the military toward the border is fraught. Of course, because it's the legislative branch's constitutional right to allocate government funding (and it's illegal to use federal funds for anything other than what Congress appropriates it for), Trump is legally limited. Tweets
President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. would use the military to guard the southern border "until we can have a wall and proper security." Speaking during a lunch with Baltic leaders, Trump said the U.S. "cannot have people flowing into our country illegally, disappearing, and by the way never ... Tweets
President Donald Trump on Tuesday suggested he will order military forces to the U.S.-Mexico border to secure it and appeared to shrink his border wall requirement to 800 miles. “We are going to be guarding our border with our military,” he told reporters alongside leaders of Baltic countries at the White ... Tweets
The Defense Department has transferred excess military equipment and armored vehicles to law enforcement agencies through the Law Enforcement Support Office. Police departments in Superior and Madison plan to return their vehicles to the program, Wisconsin Public Radio reported. They may ... Tweets
Members of the military who earn a commercial driver license increase their chances of finding employment once they leave the service, Billy Erskine, director of the North Carolina Truck Driver Training School, told Transport Topics recently. “It gives them a skill set that they can [use to] transition into civilian ... Tweets
While overseas, they learned how language plays a vital role in the military and is extremely beneficial knowledge, opening up a variety of career opportunities. Benjamin Harris found career opportunities through the School of International Letters and Cultures, study abroad and ROTC. Download Full ... Tweets
WASHINGTON — President Trump kicked off his third consecutive day of tweeting about America's “weak” border laws on Tuesday and called on Congress to act, following a new push for legislation to enforce immigration laws for those living illegally in the United States. The big Caravan of People from ... Tweets
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built. Speaking during a visit with Baltic leaders, Trump said he's been discussing the idea with his Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis. “We're going to be ... Tweets
At a pair of White House events, Trump called on U.S. lawmakers to "get their act together" to enforce laws that prevent people from entering the country illegally and said he would turn to the Department of Defense for help. "We are going to be guarding our border with our military," Trump said. "We cannot ... Tweets
The policy states that individuals with a history of “gender dysphoria” are now disqualified from military service “except under certain limited circumstances.” It defines people with gender dysphoria as “those who may require substantial medical treatment, including through medical drugs or surgery.” This is ... Tweets
The military has been involved before in putting up a barrier along the U.S.-Mexican border without explicit authorization from Congress, according to a 2009 government report. President Donald Trump recently proposed to draw from the $700 billion appropriated for the military for funds to build the border ... Tweets
The Defense Department has transferred excess military equipment and armored vehicles to law enforcement agencies through the Law Enforcement ... Mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles are designed to be used by the U.S. military and are able to withstand attacks from improvised explosive ... Tweets
Now, Trump has reportedly floated the idea of the U.S. military footing the bill—a move that would dramatically change how the government has approached border security in recent years. The Department of Defense has much deeper pockets than the Department of Homeland Security to pull from, but any ... Tweets
With the first lady and a bespectacled Easter Bunny at his side, the president raved about the “perfect weather” and touted the U.S. economy and military, calling this a “special year.” “You look at the economy, you look at what's happening, nothing's ever easy, but we have never had an economy like we ... Tweets
On Sunday afternoon, the teams will get 15 to 20 minutes to present their plans to a panel of judges, including military officials from U.S. Strategic Command. They'll compete for $15,000 in prizes and the chance to see their plan through with mentorship from MD5, a technology accelerator program ... Tweets
According to the report, certain military projects may have to be delayed or even canceled over the lack of funds. However, Russia is still spending approximately 5-6% of GDP on defense, around the same share as in Israel and Ukraine, far higher than in the EU, although somewhat lower than in the U.S.. Tweets
U.S. Air Force Airman Spencer True has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas, following an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles ... Tweets
The policy states that individuals with a history of “gender dysphoria” are now disqualified from military service “except under certain limited circumstances.” It defines people with gender dysphoria as “those who may require substantial medical treatment, including through medical drugs or surgery.” This is ... Tweets
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan military helicopters bombed a religious gathering in the northern province of Kunduz on Monday, killing at least 70 people and wounding 30 others, according to a local official in the area. The official, Nasruddin Saadi, district governor of Dasht-e-Archi, said that the ... Tweets
Washington (CNN) CNN has learned that the US military has been working on plans to send dozens of additional US troops to northern Syria, according to several US defense and administration officials. The officials say the plans have been under discussion for several days and were first considered ... Tweets
Military Meme Mondays are upon us. Break up your case of the Mondays with a splash of morning motivation. Coming back from the weekend is tough, so have a few laughs and show your superiors that you can be at least partially moto — because as we all know, fake motivation is better than no ... Tweets
With great fanfare the United States Navy has unveiled a new recruiting campaign built around the slogan, “Forged by the Sea.” The Navy paid its PR/advertising consultant Young & Rubicam $457 million to develop the new brand, which took 18 months to think up. Now, that's a whopping bit of change in ... Tweets
ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – As the men and women ran the 40-yard dash, attempted as many pushups as they could in two minutes and tested their vertical leap, they did so knowing there was a greater mission at AT&T Stadium. With several companies in attendance, the event is designed to help ... Tweets
Commissioned military officers in any component of the U.S. armed forces who are or were (honorably discharged) pilots, warrant officers, Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP), navigators, combat systems officers (CSO), naval flight officers (NFO), air battle managers (ABM), remotely piloted aircraft ... Tweets
BUFFALO, NY — On Saturday, hundreds of people gathered in Lafayette Square to rally and protest President Donald Trump's ban on transgender servicemembers in the military. The President sent out a memo last week saying that most transgender men and women would be "disqualified from military ... Tweets
I was interested to see in an article in the new issue of “Military Review,” a publication of the U.S. Army, conclude that, “Russia appears to have won at least a partial victory in Syria, and done so with impressive efficiency, flexibility, and coordination between military and political action.” Looking at Putin, the ... Tweets
He grew up in Kabul, Afghanistan and served as translator for the U.S. military before arriving in San Francisco on a Special Immigrant Visa in 2013. Faqiri has held more than 10 jobs, and started driving for Lyft in 2015. Faqiri, his wife and their two children emigrated from Afghanistan in 2013, but the move ... Tweets
If you have military news to submit, please email it to ktnews@kokomotribune.com or mail it to Military News, Kokomo Tribune, 300 N. Union St., Kokomo, IN 46901. U.S. Air Force Airman Sommer N. Howell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Tweets
A Pentagon spokesman said the drills will feature about 23,700 U.S. troops and 300,000 South Korean forces. North Korea in the past has assailed U.S.-South Korean military drills as preparations for an invasion, but has not raised such objections this time. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in March told a ... Tweets
An Israeli woman found a military drone that went missing some 18 months ago. The woman, from the Bedouin village of Ibtin in the western Galilee, found the drone in a field near her home two weeks ago, said the police and army. The police were skeptical at first, and suspected that it was a civilian drone. Tweets


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