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Dennis L. Via, commander of U.S. Army Materiel Command. There is virtually no chance that Congress will greenlight ... An uptick is projected, though, as $10 billion worth of war-torn equipment returns from Afghanistan and is sent to the depots for ...
sea-basing operations, which is a theme in this year's RIMPAC, is the deployment, assembly, command projection, reconstitution and reemployment of joint power from the sea without reliance on land bases within the operational area. It nurtures the ...

The world is pockmarked with volatile hot spots stretching from West Africa to Central Asia - a wide arc where commercial flights and airline passengers could potentially be at risk from ground-based weapons. Although counter-terrorism and ... The FAA ...
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko stated, based on military information, that the plane was flying too high to have been hit by a portable missile, and must have been shot down by a more powerful weapon shot from Russian territory.
... the military coup of July 1936 against the Popular Front government. Both countries have also participated actively in the wars in Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq. Both host important military bases for operations in Africa. Portugal is headquarters ...
These documents reveal that the department, through its Customs and Border Protection Division, has deployed at least two Predator B drones to an operating base in Grand Forks, N.D. The drones make frequent surveillance flights along the U.S. border ...
high school history books tell us the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, and the American lives lost in this attack, was the reason for our nation's entry in the war raging in Europe.
Brock Millman, commander of the London, Ont.-based 31 Canadian Brigade Group, said in a letter to Thorold Mayor Ted Luciani earlier this year that the exercise will be "massive," but will be conducted in a "safe, respectful and environmentally sound ...
The United States military spent millions of dollars on garbage incinerators in Afghanistan that went unused as tons of trash burned in open piles, wafting toxic smoke over thousands of troops, according to a report released Tuesday by an American ...
"Sub-imperialisms" really do exist today, but the conditions for the emergence of Chinese power are so different from the countries we were talking about then that it is doubtful whether the same term enables us to understand this specificity. ... It ...
soldiers from the 2nd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment will march through the streets of Cleethorpes on Wednesday to mark their return home from Afghanistan. Marching in his home town will be Private ... I hope the people of my home town can come ...
Brock Millman, commander of the London, Ont.-based 31 Canadian Brigade Group, said in a letter to Thorold Mayor Ted Luciani earlier this year that the exercise will be "massive," but will be conducted in a "safe, respectful and environmentally sound ...
The Taliban has vowed to increase attacks on Afghan forces and US-led troops, their bases, diplomatic missions and vehicle convoys before the drawdown of the US-led mission by the end of the year. The United States and its allies invaded Afghanistan in ...
The two had met in 2009, as cadet candidates at the U.S. military Academy Preparatory school for West Point, at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Jervis Hettrick, Bridgemaster, is now based at Camp Pendleton after a deployment in Afghanistan. Photo by Lance Cpl. ... American troops had built pontoon and treadway bridges adjacent to the span - a tenacious assurance the Allied ...
Two incinerators at a joint Afghan-U.S. airbase have been underused, needlessly exposing troops to toxic pollution generated from open-air burn pits still in operation, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan reconstruction has found. According ...

The close proximity to U.S. and Afghan bases allows for a quick retreat back to the relative safety of Pakistan, as the U.S. and Afghanistan military cannot chase them across the border back into Pakistan. ... "Using North Waziristan as a base, these ...
In an 18 June interview with IHS Jane's at one of the three bases he moves between east of Benghazi, Haftar claimed to have "broken the backbone of our enemies".
For Ron Paul, the ultimate cause of terrorism is precisely what Osama bin Laden says it is: 'The U.S. defiles Islam with military bases on holy land in Saudi Arabia, its initiation of war against Iraq, with 12 years of persistent bombing, and its ...
The Taliban has vowed to increase attacks on Afghan forces and US-led troops, their bases, diplomatic missions and vehicle convoys before the drawdown of the US-led mission by the end of the year. The United States and its allies invaded Afghanistan in ...
Clinton notes that with the new president there might be a "legal basis" for the US staying. One thing that has not closed is the secret Bagram prison in Afghanistan officially known as the Detention Facility in Parwan. This prison, informally known as ...
Though the Afghan Interior Ministry claimed that "not a single rocket" had landed inside the Airport, the attack, which lasted for nearly five hours, led to the closure of the Airport.
He then set his sights on the US Army, enlisting in June 2008 on a waiver and graduating from boot camp later that year as the War in Afghanistan continued to rage at a fever pitch. Bergdahl ... The small base was simply a way to shoehorn American ...
The Spartans of 3rd BCT served a nine month deployment in Regional Command - East's Training Advise and Assist Command - Southeast, Afghanistan to teach, coach and mentor the Afghan National Security Forces serving in Khost, Paktika, Paktia, Ghazni ...
"The real heroes are the nine men who made the ultimate sacrifice so the rest of us could return home," Pitts said quietly, a reference to the nine soldiers who died defending Observation Post Topside beside him in the summer of 2008 in Wanat, Afghanistan.
Earlier this month, a soldier on the same base sent Channel 2 Action News a picture of the U.S. Army signs warning soldiers and others: "Do not drink bottled 'Kinley' water!
Yet, despite this mass public opinion about the United States, US leaders seem oblivious. As Blum points out, Secretary of State John Kerry said: "In my travels as Secretary of State, I have seen as never before the thirst for American leadership in ...
Fischer, of Tupelo, Mississippi, is a nationally syndicated Christian radio host and the Director of Issue Analysis for government and Public Policy at the American Family Association - an anti-LGBT, anti-pornography, anti-21st Century nonprofit ...
Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party Leader Mehmood Khan Achakzai has revealed that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had asked him to go to Kabul as his special representative last month in wake of credible information that the Afghan government was "likely to ...
Last month, after years of indecision, Pakistan's military launched a full-scale military operation in the North Waziristan Tribal Agency aimed at eliminating terrorist bases and ending the region's lawlessness. In particular, the army wants to clear ...
Clinton notes that with the new president there might be a "legal basis" for the US staying. One thing that has not closed is the secret Bagram prison in Afghanistan officially known as the Detention Facility in Parwan. This prison, informally known as ...
Precipitated by confusion in various county efforts to protect military bases from tall structures that could compromise base mission, and initially voted down by the same number it ultimately passed, the bill's name grew to include a provision "to ...
Rohrabacher worked as a speechwriter for fellow Californian Ronald Reagan and, after winning his first term in Congress in 1988, traveled to the wilds of Afghanistan to join mujahadeen fighting the Soviets. ... American sanctions on Russia, he said ...
As a recent Center For Strategic And International Studies report noted, a trends-focused approach to projecting future military demands on current conditions frequently ends "in mirror imaging, where an adversary's desired methods and U.S. military ...
When Codie is killed in Afghanistan, Luz's chasms sink into black holes. The relationship between ... Growing up on a series of military bases, where "home" is a concept relegated to civilian usage, the two sisters become the only line of support and ...
"I first had the opportunity to serve side by side with 'Kiebs' Kiebler in combat when he was in Kandahar (Afghanistan) serving as the Ops (Operations) Group commander," Wolters said. "What I saw was an incredible combination ... "I've been to a lot of ...
"Tamil Nadu has a rich cultural heritage based on the ancient Tamil language. There has also been a strong social justice and language movement in the state.
By Jeff Brumley. As if the tempo of military operations and deployments aren't stressful enough, U.S. Air Force members were jolted by news this week the service will slash nearly 3,500 positions over five years.
By Jeff Brumley. As if the tempo of military operations and deployments aren't stressful enough, U.S. Air Force members were jolted by news this week the service will slash nearly 3,500 positions over five years.
But, it is noteworthy that he issued this chilling warning - in a briefing paper to the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, later published as an essay in the New Statesman - long before the latest turn of events in Iraq and Syria.
The former employee at US National Security Agency (NSA), Edward Snowden, has revealed that the British and American intelligence and the Mossad worked together to create the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Snowden ... The Israeli military is ...
military bases in Afghanistan are being closed gradually and the contingent is being reduced regarding completion of the International Security Assistance Force mission.
According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, it's believed PTSD occurs in 11 to 20 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. The result of a partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital and the Red Sox Foundation, Home Base has provided ...
soldiers know they might be felled by a sniper's bullet in Baghdad or a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. ... Its footprint dwarfs that of any corporation: 4,127 installations spread across 19 million acres of American soil. ... They form a sort of toxic ...
U.S. Army Sgt. Adam Hartswick, a Wounded Warrior at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and Spc. Jason Lingo, U.S. army Reserve soldier assigned to the 374th Military police Company out of Chambersburg, Pa., have been good friends ...
To Penn State Senior Lecturer Steve Manuel, every American should have to visit a military base overseas at least once.
URGUN, Afghanistan - With two high-profile attacks in the past three days - first on Tuesday, when a huge truck bomb killed at least 72 at a market in this remote eastern district, then on Thursday, when suicide attackers fired volleys of grenades on ...
Moscow (AP) - President Vladimir Putin on Thursday lamented the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Russia, saying they will stalemate bilateral relations and hurt not only Russian but also American businesses. Russia's benchmark ... The militants ...


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