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judges and critics have questioned whether Trump consulted any military officials at all before announcing in a series of tweets that transgender people shouldn't "serve in any capacity in the U.S. military" because the country "cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that ...
Azerbaijan's ex-military official does not rule out 'Armenian involvement' in assassination attempt on Israeli Defense Minister ... The former military official stressed that Armenia's criminal regime is constantly working with terrorist organizations, including anti-Israeli forces, to carry out assassinations and ...

Senior military officials raised red flags about overall communication operations after a false ballistic missile alert was accidentally sent to Hawaii residents last month, according to emails recently obtained by The Washington Post. While the U.S. military did not play a part in the alert being sent out, senior ...
aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Vincent Sanchez directs the pilot of an F/A-18C Hornet from the "Blue Blasters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 34 on the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) flight deck. Carl Vinson is participating in a sustainment training exercise in ...
North Korea's growing missile and nuclear capability may require new U.S. investments in missile defense for the western-most United States, the top U.S. military official for the Pacific said Wednesday. Adm. Harry Harris, head of U.S. Pacific Command, told lawmakers that the government of North Korean ...
The former chief of staff of Iran's armed forces said on Tuesday that Western Spies had used lizards which could "attract atomic waves" to spy on the country's nuclear programme. Hassan Firuzabadi, senior military advisor to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, was responding to questions from local ...

Iran said on Tuesday that Spies from the West had attempted to use lizards to spy on the country's nuclear program, Agence France-Presse reported. Hassan Firuzabadi, a senior military advisor to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, told local media that the lizards could "attract atomic waves.".
The former chief-of-staff of Iran's armed forces said yesterday that Western Spies had used lizards which could "attract atomic waves" to spy on the country's nuclear program. Hassan Firuzabadi, a senior military advisor to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, was responding to questions from local ...
A U.S. military official says that the American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured two notorious British members of an Islamic State insurgent cell ... According to military officials, the two men represent just a small portion of the hundreds of foreign-born IS terrorists from a number of nations that SDF ...
Several senior military officials told lawmakers that they are seeing significantly more "whistleblower" complaints, but that few alleged offenders are found guilty. Lt. Gen. David Quantock, the army's inspector general, said that while whistleblower reprisal remains the most common allegation made in the ...
"Coalition officials were in regular communication with Russian counterparts before, during and after the thwarted (Pro-Regime Forces) attack," the military official said. "Russian officials assured Coalition officials they would not engage Coalition forces in the vicinity." Asked Thursday about the US-led ...
A Criminal Investigation into the death of army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar, who was killed last June while deployed in Bamako, Mali, has prompted a broad internal military audit and investigation into Seal Team 6, according to a military official and two others briefed on the case.
President Donald Trump's reported proposal for a military parade replete with tanks and marching soldiers is facing withering criticism from an unexpected quarter: retired generals. A number of retired high-ranking military officials have spoken out about Trump's orders for the Pentagon to begin planning a ...
South Korea's spy agency said Monday that Kim Jong Gak, a vice chief of North Korea's Ministry of the People's armed forces, has been picked to head the military's General Political Bureau, according to parliamentary sources. According to a lawmaker who attended a closed-door briefing, the agency has ...
Noth Korea has appointed Kim Jong-gak, a vice chief of North Korea's Ministry of the People's armed forces, to head the military's General Political Bureau, South Korean parliamentary sources said. According to a lawmaker who attended a closed-door briefing, South Korea's spy agency has intelligence ...
A screen capture of a heat map created by fitness company Strava, showing areas of high-frequency use at Fort Drum. military officials are concerned the devices can be used to mark soldier movements both at home and in sensitive locations overseas.
U.S. and Chinese military and civilian officials met in Beijing this week to discuss bilateral defense issues. The discussions also included the annual meeting of the "U.S.-China Notification of Major Military Activities Confidence Building Measures Working Group," according to a Pentagon statement.

Brian S. Eifler, 10th Mountain Division deputy commander for operations, said a challenge for military officials is linking operational needs with what is acquired, and getting those supplies in a timely fashion while the materials are still relevant. "They have the expertise, and we glean that from the civilian ...
police in Mondulkiri province have arrested a military official who is a suspect in a shootout which killed three people during an operation to crack down on illegal logging. Ouk Samnang, the provincial police chief, told Khmer Times that military official Kert Veha had come to confess last night and was now ...
military official: US Could Destroy N. Korean Nuclear Infrastructure. Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva said the U.S. could take out North Korea's ballistic missiles and possibly related facilities. ShareTweetEmail · SMS ...
WASHINGTON -- The United States is right to be worried about competitors catching up in the race for space supremacy, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff Air Force Gen. Paul Selva said Tuesday. Defending space is hard because U.S. secrets are out in the open, Selva said during a breakfast ...
Tehran, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Iran is in the process of testing a state-of-art stealth fighter jet named Qaher (Conqueror), former Iranian Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehqan said on Saturday. Dehqan pointed to the development process of Qaher by domestic experts, saying that the fighter jet has ...
Two military officials said its leaders were still trying to ensure that each small team had enough soldiers to train Afghans. ... with the increased airstrikes, militants last year launched more ambushes, insider attacks and assassinations instead of trying to hold territory, according to the third military official, ...
Despite their leaders' commitment to solve the issue, national capitals are avoiding any decision to fund deployment of the EU battlegroups (BGs). Their inaction leaves the EU's Athena Mechanism for the common financing of EU operations perennially bereft of any deployment money, a situation the ...
military officials are searching for the owners of eight boats that washed ashore on Naval Base Coronado during the rainstorm earlier this month. The unclaimed boats include several sailboats and larger vessels as well as smaller ones. navy officials say it's imperative the boats be removed from the beach ...
CORONADO (KUSI) -- military officials are searching for the owners of eight boats that washed ashore on Naval Base Coronado during the rainstorm earlier this month. The unclaimed boats include several sailboats and larger vessels as well as smaller ones. navy officials say it's imperative the boats be ...
Elsewhere in his remarks, the senior military official noted that the economic warfare and the Iranophobia project are being pursued by the enemies very seriously. "They want to introduce Iran as a country that destabilizes the region and the world, and naturally our defensive power as a deterrent and ...
A US military official told CNN that the Turkish operation in Afrin has had no impact on coalition operations against ISIS. The official added that the mix of US-backed fighters engaging ISIS in the terror group's last holdouts in the Middle Euphrates river Valley was approximately 80% Arab and 20% Kurdish.
Ankara, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Turkish Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar and National intelligence Organization Chief Hakan Fidan departed for Moscow on Thursday to hold talks with Russian officials on Syria situation, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement Thursday. The Turkish delegation will meet ...
This was the revelation of Maj. Gen. Fernando Trinidad, Deputy Chief of Staff for intelligence of the armed forces of The Philippines (AFP), who made a presentation at the Supreme Court to justify the declaration of extended martial law in Mindanao. According to Trinidad, some 48 foreign terrorists are ...
Villagers, who are involved in a land dispute with a military official in Oddar Meanchey, stand outside the provincial Adhoc office today after seeking the rights group's advice. Photo supplied. Villagers say military official who took their land now wants $20K. Wed, 17 January 2018. Phak Seangly. A military lieutenant who ...
Since 2009, senior military official Fang Fenghui was in charge of orchestrating China's grand military parades, a mighty show of the country's defense powers. That year, notably, was the 60th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party seizing power. However, this high-ranking official met his downfall on ...
Washington (CNN) Russian military officials recently rejected a coalition request to strike ISIS targets near At Tanf, Syria, a key strategic base used by US ... The official said coalition military officials requested permission to strike the ISIS targets using the pre-established de-confliction hotline which was ...
The Chinese Communist Party has sent a former top military official to prosecutors on suspicion of giving and receiving bribes. The state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday that the party's Central Committee had approved the transfer of Fang Fenghui. Fang was the head of the joint staff ...
The Trump Administration has scheduled talks to be held later this month between the head of U.S. forces in Europe and a top Russian military commander--the first such meetings to take place since they were banned under former President Barack Obama in 2013. The upcoming meeting, between army ...
YEREVAN, JANUARY 8, ARMENPRESS. 65% of the Armenian army is comprised of contractual servicemen, and only 35% are conscripted soldiers, Chief of the General Staff of the Armenian armed forces Movses Hakobyan told a press conference. He reassured that the manning level in the army is on ...
The top military official also emphasized the heroism of the Armenia officer who did not hesitate a moment to save the life of his soldier. He stressed that Azerbaijan is constantly looking for ways to strike at the Armenian soldiers. Reflecting on the situation along the Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact, Movses ...
US Sanctions Venezuelan Governor, military officials. Under the sanctions, the four officials are now subject to asset freezes, and "US persons are generally prohibited from dealing with them".
Moscow, January 2. /TASS/. The police and internal security forces "fully control the situation in Tehran and other cities of Iran where street protests took place," the Al Mayadeen TV channel quotes Ramezan Sharif, a spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), as saying. According to ...
The former chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff wants the Trump Administration to not make the same mistakes as the Obama administration and fully back protesters in Iran. Retired Adm. Mike Mullen said on ABC's "This Week" that President Obama should have backed Iranian protesters in 2009 more than ...
Mark Navales/BenarNews. government security forces killed at least 26 members of a local militant group over days of fighting in the southern Philippines this week, military officials said Thursday. Combatants of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), a breakaway group of the former separatist ...
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base employees are among those affected by Congress when legislators continue to pass temporary funding measures, local experts say. STAFF. For the third time since September, Congress temporarily agreed to a stopgap funding measure to avoid a partial federal ...
Several media reports have quoted military officials describing it as an intelligence-gathering mission that was part of a larger effort to track down a local ISIS commander. The bodies of the other three Americans killed in the firefight -- Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, and Staff Sgt.
(CNN) Approximately 50 foreign ISIS fighters have been captured in Syria and Iraq since the start of November, a US military official told CNN on Tuesday. The official added that some of the fighters were captured as they were attempting to hide in civilian vehicles and were discovered by either the ...
Officials from the Turkish and U.S. military have started conducting daily meetings, with U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis reportedly on his way to Brussels Sunday where he is scheduled to meet his Turkish counterpart Nurettin Canikli amid Turkish operations in Afrin against the U.S. partner force ...
After their visit to SCI Houtzdale on Wednesday, several of Pennsylvania's high-ranking military officials boarded their helicopter for a return trip. ... HOUTZDALE -- Several high-ranking state military officials visited the State Correctional institution at Houtzdale on Wednesday to tour the prison's veterans ...
government security forces killed at least 26 members of a local militant group over days of fighting in the southern Philippines this week, military officials said Thursday. Combatants of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), a breakaway group of the former separatist group Moro Islamic ...
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has withdrawn the criminal complaint against two civilians charged in the killing of Italian missionary and activist priest Fr. Fausto "Fr. Pops" Tentorio in 2011. This developed after a Department of Justice (DOJ) panel released the findings of its reinvestigation that ...
Several media reports have quoted military officials describing it as an intelligence-gathering mission that was part of a larger effort to track down a local ISIS commander. The bodies of the other three Americans killed in the firefight -- Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, and Staff Sgt.
US military advisers and their local Syrian partners killed 21 ISIS terrorists and captured 17 more during a battle near a key strategic base Tuesday, two US military officials told CNN. A military official with the US-led coalition fighting ISIS told CNN that a convoy of about 10 vehicles was passing through the ...


 

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