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Back in October, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank distributed food to about 125 households - in the Johnstown area - that had at least one member who was actively in the military or a veteran. A second event is scheduled for this upcoming Tuesday, at the National Guard Armory in Richland ...
A U.S. Navy sailor walks past military aircraft on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier anchors off Manila, Philippines, for a five-day port call along with guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Lt. Cmdr. Tim Hawkins told The Associated Press that American ...

At the end of 2017, prior to any new orders being approved by Congress or requested by the military, Boeing said it had a backlog of 26 Super Hornets under contract with the navy, according to a securities filing. It had already started or told suppliers to start on work beyond those, anticipating more orders.
A South Korea soldier aims his machine gun during the ongoing Cobra Gold U.S.-Thai joint military exercise on Hat Yao beach in Chonburi province, eastern Thailand, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Approximately 11,000 military personnel from the U.S., Thailand, and South Korea are taking part in the annual drill. (Sakchai ...
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Amy Bushatz, reporter at Military.com, about how the White House's proposed budget cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program might affect military families. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email ...

There are also concerns over the cost of the event, and a second defense official tells CNN that the Pentagon is considering seeking out private donations to offset some of the non-military costs of the event. The donations could not cover military salaries or the cost of moving equipment but they could be ...
U.S. Marines join in an ongoing U.S.-Thai joint Cobra Gold U.S.-Thai joint military exercise on Hat Yao beach in Chonburi province, eastern Thailand, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Approximately 11,000 military personnel from the U.S., Thailand, and South Korea are taking part in the annual drill.
Over the past year, the nation that invented gunpowder has been rolling out an array of high-tech weapons that some experts say could threaten the global superiority of the United States. "The U.S. no longer possesses clear military-technical dominance, and China is rapidly emerging as a would-be ...
Russia plans to continue building military relationships in Latin America despite a warning from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that the U.S. would work to combat Russian and Chinese influence in the hemisphere. "Military cooperation is a common form of interaction between countries," Alexander ...
President Donald Trump's administration has demonstrated a dangerous overreliance on the military and abandoned diplomacy, Germany's and France's defense ministers decried during a meeting of world leaders that commenced Friday in Munich. "Transatlantic burden-sharing cannot consist of a model ...
The Naval War College examined the potential for World war III in Asia as part of its global war game exercises in the 1970s and 1980s. Played annually between 1979 and 1988, each of the games explored alternative strategic and technological aspects of a confrontation between the superpowers.
The signs of a declining military are made evident in The Heritage Foundation's Index of U.S. military Strength. The inaugural edition of The Index in 2015 graded the army, navy, Marine Corps, and nuclear platforms as marginal, and the Air Force as strong. The military received an overall grade of marginal ...
More details have emerged from a massive battle in Syria that is said to have pitted hundreds of Russian military contractors and Syrian and Iranian pro-government fighters against the U.S. service members and their Syrian rebel allies -- and it looks as if it was a mission to test the United States' resolve.
Rio de Janeiro -- After months of escalating violence in Rio de Janeiro that included television coverage of tourists being chased and beaten by robbers during the famed Carnival festivities, Brazil's president on Friday ordered the military to take control of public security in the state. It is the first federal ...
Robert B. Neller and guests walk alongside the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Rafael Peralta before the christening ceremony at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, Oct. 31, 2015. Rep. Walter Jones Jr., R-N.C., proposed that a war tax may be necessary to build a strong military.
Service and defense officials outlined programs in place and under consideration to limit military moves during a Senate hearing Wednesday, ranging from servicewide initiatives to personnel tweaks ... even the possibility of allowing troops to decline a promotion if it means avoiding a change of station.

The littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit Little Rock is launched into the Menominee River in Marinette, Wis., after a christening ceremony July 18, 2015, at the Marinette Marine corporation shipyard. (navy). WASHINGTON -- Amidst a national opioid addiction crisis, the military command covering ...
The U.S. Naval Institute published an article in the December 2017 issue of Proceedings Magazine titled "Can't Kill Enough to Win? Think Again." The authors, two retired U.S. military officers, argue that existing military rules of engagement prevent U.S. forces from acting with the "necessary savagery and ...
An Afghan border police officer leads U.S. soldiers down a dirt road in Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. DoD has officially released a new policy that all service members are to be world-wide deployable and those who have not deployed in the last 12 months may be targeted for separation. (DoD).
Military treaties for a joint European army were signed just a few years after the end of the Second World War. A defense cooperation pact laid out the details, from acquiring new uniforms to implementing a clear command structure. France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg would ...
The U.S. military attacked those forces and killed at least 100 with withering airstrikes just last week. The Russians are supporting the Syrian regime and are supposed to coordinate any military activity with the Kurds and the Americans, in order to prevent unintended engagement. It's called "deconfliction.".
Minority firefighter and police officer associations say military veterans from outside of Boston are able to skirt residency requirements and get hired by the city's fire and police forces. In a filing today, the groups asked the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission to launch an investigation into how the ...
What this country needs is a massive, costly, super-extravagant military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue with tanks, fighter flyovers, bands, horses and hundreds of uniformed, high-stepping troops all saluting their commander-in-chief, Donald Trump. It would cost at least $22 million, divert training and ...
Pico Rivera City Councilman and El Rancho High school teacher Gregory Salcido, right, listens to public remarks during a city council meeting at Pico Rivera City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Pico Rivera, Calif. (Chris Pizzello/AP). PICO RIVERA, Calif. -- City Council members in a Los Angeles suburb passed a ...
Foreign Minister Tariq Ahmad said "the U.K. government judges that the Russian government, specifically the Russian military, was responsible for the ... lifted this up to higher level where the aim is to cause harm just like in a military attack," he was quoted as saying by the Jyllands-Posten newspaper.
Financial readiness specialists at Fort Hood army Community Service aim to yield more than 5,000 pledges from the Great Place community for Military Saves Week, Feb. 26-March 3. ACS is ramping up for Military Saves Week by visiting command financial specialists at their units and encouraging ...
The U.S. regularly conducts military rehearsals with the armed forces of other countries around the world, annual exercises and emergency rescue drills that are often subject to political headwinds. But when this year's Cobra Gold exercises kicked off Tuesday in eastern Thailand, there was a particularly ...
... demands military withdraw from Syria. Iran has lashed out at the US following Rex Tillerson's remarks Tehran's military need to withdraw from Syria and suggested American forces are the ones who need to leave instead. By Nicole Stinson. PUBLISHED: 14:14, Wed, Feb 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 17:30, Wed, Feb 14, 2018 ...
WASHINGTON -- President Trump's military parade will not come cheap. Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director, estimated on Wednesday that the public display of America's military might that Mr. Trump has called for could cost between $10 million and $30 million, and said the government ...
The paper is meant to be a case study for understanding the political, diplomatic and financial ramifications of environmental problems at American military bases, and it underscores the impact of so-called "knock-on" effects, that is, secondary environmental impacts, of climate change. It also raises the ...
The Military Spouse of the Year contest recognized spouses from Camp Lejeune, Cherry Point and New River. Three local women were named Military Spouse of the Year finalists for their respective duty stations. Jolynn Lee, of Camp Lejeune; Andrea Hackenberger, of Cherry Point; and Randi Burke, ...
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday highlighted contributions from African-American military personnel throughout U.S. history in a commemoration of Black History Month. Delivering remarks during a reception at the White House, Trump cited the administration's theme for ...
"Our intent is to expand our audience past the national security, and defense, and military audience and reach a broader American public," said Smith. "We're coming up with unique and creative ideas … to pull people's attention and have them be interested in different sides of the military that people aren't ...
Pico Rivera council to consider asking councilman who bashed military members to resign. By Brittny Mejia and ... The councilman looked straight ahead, expressionless, as his peers on the dais blasted his recent diatribe against U.S. military service members, caught on video Jan. 26 while he taught at a ...
The U.S. military destroyed a Russia-built tank, following a recent attack on forces supportive of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad that also claimed the lives of Russian fighters. The U.S.-led coalition tasked with defeating the Islamic State militant group said Wednesday its partnered Syrian Democratic ...
The three men decided they wanted to create a central place where every veteran, regardless of time spent in the military, could get help. "I don't care if they served a day in the military or 30 years, dishonorable discharged or honorable discharged. At the end of the day, they are still my brother and sister ...
The trial opened Tuesday in an Israeli military court for 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi. She is accused of assaulting Israeli soldiers outside her home in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. For many Palestinians, Tamimi is a symbol of resistance to a half-century military occupation that stands in the way of ...
European leaders pose during the launch of the Permanent Structured Cooperation, (PESCO), a pact between 25 EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces together, at the European Council on December 14, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.(Dan Kitwood/Getty Images). ROME ― The U.S. is ...
US airstrikes reportedly killed Russian military contractors in a massive battle in Syria earlier this month. They are thought to be among the 100 or so dead after the clash. It saw 500 pro-Syrian regime forces assaulted US-backed forces in what the US called an "unprovoked attack." Russian contractors are not the same as ...
President Donald Trump just released his proposed defense budget for 2019, and it's not as massive as the administration might have you believe. On the campaign trail, candidate Trump talked frequently about rebuilding the military and increasing defense spending to do so. Over his past year in office, ...
Robert Lee Porter, a retired Air Force veteran and past president of the the San Diego chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, speaks about Tuskegee Airmen to Palo Verde high school students on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Las Vegas as part of Black History month. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas ...
Details about the strange case of Christian Desgroux emerged at a hearing before a federal magistrate, who ordered that the defendant remain in jail pending his upcoming arraignment. The 57-year-old is charged with pretending to be a military officer, which carries a maximum of three years in prison.
This trend has been chronicled in the Military Balance, the annual assessment of global military capabilities and defence spending, published by the IISS since 1959. Of course the transformation of the Chinese military has been under way for some time. But now a significant way-point has been reached ...
President Donald Trump's $686 billion defense request for the coming fiscal year would propel the navy toward a new goal of 355 ships, restore major funding for a Boeing Co. fighter jet favored by the president and boost missile defense spending to counter threats from North Korea and Iran. On its voyage ...
"In Colombia, they are planning to revive eras that had ended in human history, like military bombing, a military invasion or the occupation, through blood and gunfire, of a peaceful country like Venezuela," said Venezuela's chief prosecutor, Tarek William Saab, according to the state-run AVN news agency.
The army recruiting tool provides an informal place for students to connect with members of the military and ask questions or advice, and get an idea of what being in the military is all about. "Don't come up with your own plan without talking to people because it might be the wrong plan," Kelley told the ...
Myanmar's military has asked an ethnic militia to remove outposts, including a battalion headquarters, from the Tanaing township gold and amber mining region of Kachin state in the run-up to national peace talks scheduled for later this month. Myanmar's northernmost state bordered by China and India ...
Monrovia - President George Manneh Weah has promised to build Liberia' first Military Teaching hospital exclusively for use by the army and other security forces. The Liberian leader made the promise today when he spoke at the 61st anniversary of armed forces Day (AFL), which is celebrated February ...
"It was military might," he added. "We're going to have to try to top it," he apparently joked to French President Emmanuel Macron, who was sitting nearby. But it was no joke. Now he has ordered the Pentagon to prepare his own parade, "like the one in France," as one senior military has recounted. However ...


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