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Nashville, Tenn. (WKRN) - Nashville Metro police are cracking down on teen crime after a string of several robberies, car thefts, and violent carjackings, all happening in the past several days. Nashville Metro police said two groups of armed teenagers may be responsible, so they've formed a teen task ...
For the first time in fifty years, U.S. and Russian military forces have engaged in direct combat. ... Last December, during a surprise visit to a Russian airbase in Syria, Putin said that the "task of combating the armed groups here in Syria" had been "largely resolved," and made a show of ordering many Russian units to leave ...
Rio de Janeiro -- President Michel Temer signed a decree on Friday putting the military in charge of security in Rio de Janeiro, an extraordinary ... "Together, the police and the armed forces will combat and confront those who have kidnapped our cities," Mr. Temer said at the signing ceremony in the ...
Troops serving in the Sinai Peninsula qualify for the combat tax exclusion as a result of December's tax law. That means savings ... Officials estimate nearly 3,000 troops will be eligible for the refund, since about 900 per year have rotated in and out of the Sinai since 2015, said army Lt. Col. David Dulaney ...

The US military's interest in active-protection systems is not limited to Abrams tanks, however. The army is evaluating the Israeli-made Iron Fist APS for Bradley fighting vehicles and the US-made Iron Curtain APS for Stryker combat vehicles. Those programs are still in research and development, Pentagon officials told ...
The army awarded a major prototyping effort to a team consisting of SAIC -- the team lead -- as well as Lockheed Martin, Moog Inc., GS engineering, Inc., Hodges Transportation Inc. and Roush Industries in October 2017. The Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, ...
The army plans to take a step forward in eliminating the military gender gap by requiring men and women to meet the same standards on the service's ... Combat is combat." Esper covered a wide range of other topics during the Pentagon news conference, including the possibility of reducing the Army's ...
Sometime in May, the army will take two armed, autonomous Humvees out onto a gunnery range to test and certify them as combat vehicles, which will make them the first robotic ground vehicles to be OK'd for combat. The certification, under the $20 million "Wingman" program started last year, represents ...
For counter-insurgency campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, the army organised and equipped itself mainly as a light aviation-centric force, and it took risks in equipping its heavy forces such as armoured brigade combat teams (ABCTs), Davis Welch, deputy director for army budget, told reporters during 13 ...
Editor's Note: One in a series of stories on local veterans' military service. Veteran: Wayne Risner, age 67. Branch: United States Army. Service period: Feb. 1, 1968, to March 1, 1990. Ashland County's Wayne Risner spent 22 years serving this nation in the United States army. Since 1990, he's continued ...
... Liberation army and the official Xinhua news agency said the J-20 fourth-generation fighter had been armed and officially commissioned into China's air force. Long touted as China's answer to US F-22 and F-35 stealth fighter jets, analysts say the J-20 is intended to fulfill two roles, air-to-air combat and ...
In 1948, the women's Armed Services Integration Act finally made women a permanent part of the Marines, instead of relegating them to the reserves and limiting their ... After basic training, she went to combat training and then to the navy and Marine Corps intelligence Training Center for her military job.
When Craig Atkinson watched the police response in the days following the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, he was in awe. The son of a SWAT team officer, Craig could barely believe that the vehicles and weapons he normally associated with military forces abroad were being used by local law ...
China's J-20 stealth fighter has entered combat service, the country's armed forces confirmed on Friday, expanding the military's air power options as it presses on with a massive modernisation programme. People's Liberation army Air Force spokesman Shen Jinke said the deployment of the J-20 to ...
In a statement, the Israeli military said "a combat helicopter successfully intercepted an Iranian UAV [unmanned aerial vehicle] that was launched from Syria and infiltrated Israel". It said the ... Later on Saturday, the army said a new wave of attacks was launched against 12 Syrian and Iranian targets in Syria. Eight of the ...

In a November, 2016 file photo, Pvt. Rolando Swaby, an army Reserve soldier in basic combat training with Company A, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment at Fort Jackson, S.C., takes aim at his target at the hand grenade ... Malcolm Frost, the commander of the Army's Center for Initial Military Training.
It soon became clear that the beret shown online was just a prototype and army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley quickly concurred with those who lobbied for a different color, an Army official told Task & Purpose. The unit patch was also redesigned as an homage Military Assistance Command, Vietnam.
This week we are putting the spotlight on Sheila L. Chamberlain, she was the first U.S. Army African-American woman combat intelligence pilot. Sheila's passion for flying comes from her family. Her father was a combat engineer and two of her relatives were original Tuskegee Airmen, but they were not the ...
"I lived for it, and I was good at it," she said of her time as an army combat medic, which included a nine-month stint in Afghanistan. ... the recent spate of allegations against individuals and momentum of the #MeToo movement has prompted a renewed effort for transparency within the armed services.
LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-Malawi government through the Ministry of agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has admitted to have failed to deal with fall army-worm outbreak in the country. Controller of agriculture extension and technical services Albert Changaya said this in Lilongwe during a ...
army Sgt. Randy Kieso, a combat medic with 3rd Battalion, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, had not had the opportunity to deploy since enlisting in 2010. When he heard his new unit would be ... Kieso said he was certain he wanted to serve in the military since he was 6 years old. "It's essentially been a lifelong thing ...
Marines with the Black Sea Rotational Force on a security patrol during Exercise Cold Response 16 in Norway, March 4, 2016. ... Among the latest moves is the roll out of more cold-weather gear among the US Army and Marine Corps, underscoring the military's growing concern about its ability to operate in extreme ...
They served in unofficial capacities as nurses and support staff until Congress passed the women's Armed Services Integration Act in 1948, which allowed them permanent, regular and reserve status in the army, navy, Marine Corps and Air Force, and also granted them veteran benefits. Today, more than ...
Esper repeated the old military acquisition mantra of wanting to avoid costly and time-consuming solutions that are perfect in favor of readily available hardware that is good enough for a given task. Such proclamations had little effect in earlier army attempts to field new vehicles, and it remains to be seen ...
Beirut, Lebanon (3:40 P.M.) - In recent days, security troops within the Syrian Arab Army uncovered a number of ISIS weapon stockpiles across several towns on the western shore of the Euphrates river. Enough small arms and explosive devices - including Israeli-mines - were found to outfit a combat ...
The People's Liberation army (PLA) has recently published a Central Military Commission-approved outline for military training. ... should be basically completed, and that by the mid-21st century Chinese people's armed forces should have been fully transformed into world-class forces, the report reads.
But their training has been cut short by months, and units are still short-staffed, as some of the estimated 1,000 additional military advisers prepare to arrive ... Additionally, a six-week army course specifically for combat advisers was slashed to two weeks to more quickly cycle the American soldiers through ...
Lawrence Schmidle, a lead instructor and active-duty soldier in the army, opened up the course by explaining what PTSD is. "What if war ... Reboot Combat Recovery Course is held every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Vintage Church, 750 E. Central Texas Expressway, until graduation on April 10. veterans and ...
Under Secretary of the army Ryan D. McCarthy (center left), and Gen. James C. McConville, the Army's vice chief of staff (left) are briefed on the Mission Enabling Technologies-Demonstrator, a modified Bradley Fighting Vehicle equipped with several upgrades. Both leaders toured the Army's Tank ...
Verbeek was a combat aviator who received many awards during his career. ... It was one of many split-second decisions the Fremont man would make during his 28 years in the U.S. Army. ... But in military commendations and with colleagues, he would become known by another name: "Old Reliable.".
In a stark warning to members of the Western military alliance, the former commander of US troops in Europe warned that Russia's combat capabilities in eastern ... The United States and its NATO allies have helped train and supply the Ukrainian armed forces since the outbreak of fighting in April 2014.
The military has a long history of using sporting events to display its history, pageantry and firepower, ranging from color bands playing marching music to a B-2 stealth bomber flying over the 2018 Rose Bowl. Color guards are often employed by the services, along with flying teams such as the Blue Angels ...
He said the armed forces are addressing the discrepancy between training and real combat requirements. He said the military is boosting the ability to fight in joint operations and to operate in all terrains, aiming to have the ability to control crises and win battles. "The armed forces are confident of fulfilling ...
army leaders are integrating female officers into brigades at three more military bases around the country, as more women choose to move into frontline combat jobs. The decision comes a year after the first women began enlisting in infantry and armor units. It will send female officers to Fort Carson in ...
Under Secretary of the army Ryan D. McCarthy (center left), and Gen. James C. McConville, the Army's vice chief of staff (left) are briefed on the Mission Enabling Technologies-Demonstrator, a modified Bradley Fighting Vehicle equipped with several upgrades. Both leaders toured the Army's Tank ...
women quietly broke through barriers last fall when they became the first in the army to earn the prestigious Expert Infantryman Badge at Fort Bragg. ... "These six incredible women prove exactly why the Department of Defense was right to allow women to serve in all military roles, an action that was long ...
Majority of Armenian young men perceive the Armenian army as the place of serving the "sentence," and this is true for both conscripts and contract soldiers. Many of those who conclude a contract with the Armenian armed forces, cannot terminate it in future. For instance, when an Armenian contract ...
"Influenza is a typical example," Jim Gimlett, a program manager at DARPA, told Military Times. "But in recent years we've also seen outbreaks of ebola, SARS, MERS, Zika, Marburg, Nipah; a whole bunch of really potentially lethal diseases that originally emerged out of animal populations and spilled over ...
The navy's Littoral Combat ship will be armed and operational with deck-launched Hellfire missiles by 2020, a key step in a sweeping strategic move to expand ... Furthermore, the HELLFIRE, drawing upon army-Navy collaboration, is engineered with different variants to widen potential attack methods.
"Now that coalition forces have defeated ISIS on the ground in places like Iraq and Syria, our military assets are shifting towards fighting the Taliban, which has taken control of large areas in Afghanistan now," Fox News contributor Lea Gabrielle told FOX Business' Maria Bartiromo on "Mornings with Maria.".
The U.S. Marine Corps is expanding its use of a new automatic rifle, issuing it to all Marine infantry and other Marines at the very tip of the spear. The M27 Infantry Automatic rifle will replace the M4 carbine in many combat-related positions. Other troops will continue to use the M4. The Marine Corps ...
Despite recent moves ostensibly aimed towards peaceful diplomacy with North Korea, the U.S. military has begun training to fight in tunnels. There is a warren of thousands of tunnels beneath North Korea's surface that was built in the 1970s, so this new training is a preparative measure for war with North ...
Military protocols on situations of escalating force dictate how troops deal with an approaching vehicle that is seen as potentially hostile. The instructions typically call for shooting at tires, then the grill, then the driver. But these rules have changed over the years and it is unclear which protocols this unit was ...
Command Sgt. Major John Troxell, the senior enlisted adviser to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, carried a shovel with him as he spoke to troops over the holidays about killing the Islamic State. Over the decades, the entrenching tool has served as a lethal weapon for forces.
Sevastopol, January 13. /TASS/. Russia's S-400 missile systems will take up combat duty on Saturday near Cape Fiolent in Crimea's Sevastopol, the Black Sea Fleet's press service said. Early last year, a regiment of the Southern Military District, armed with S-400 systems, assumed combat duty in ...
The People's Liberation army (PLA) criticized its own military personnel for being paralyzed by peace as China ramped up preparations for war. ... "hardship or death" and issued instructions to its forces to begin real combat training for all three branches of the military: the army, the navy and the air force.
The army has informed would-be contractors that the service is no longer interested in procurement of the Interim Combat Service rifle (ICSR). Instead, the Army will focus on procurement of the Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW). Notification came via an announcement on FedBizOps.gov. The ICSR ...
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia on Friday put into action a military unit aimed at combating illegal armed groups that have begun to seize areas once controlled by Marxist FARC rebels in strategic ... The task force will include officials from the army, the police, the air force and the navy, Santos said.


 

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