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Critics say the greening of the military is positive, but not if its growth comes at the expense of U.S. climate programs at EPA and the State Department. Big increases in the military's size, pushed by Trump and Congress, are only going to make the Pentagon's and the world's carbon emissions worse - which ...
The Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders are partnering with ProTour Productions for the sixth consecutive year to provide the United States military with both cheerleaders and mascots as a part of multiple military Entertainment tours. These cheerleaders and mascots will travel around the world to American ...
North Korea is reportedly planning to conduct military-themed events, one day before the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The event may raise eyebrows as bilateral talks between the North and South progresses, and as South Korea prepares to welcome a North Korean delegation to ...
Nicolas Talbott has dreamed of being in the military since he was a child, and for the past two years, the 24-year-old Ohio resident has eagerly been waiting to enlist. Now, with President Donald Trump's proposed ban on transgender service members on hold, Talbott, a transgender man, can finally work ...
When we checked with the White House, they said that Trump was not using the term literally, to suggest that the entire military will cease to operate. In other tweets, Trump used less sweeping language. In one, for instance, he warned against moves that would "stop paying our troops and government ...
That presents a challenge to the thousands of active duty military -- and their families -- who must navigate changing attitudes toward marijuana use, which is still prohibited under federal law. ... And there are major military installations in this state, which means the military is grappling with the new law.
Americans have very little confidence in the major institutions of democracy, including the courts, political parties, presidency, and fourth estate, a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll has concluded. Of all the institutions, though, Americans had the least faith in Congress, with just 8 percent saying they have a "great deal" of ...
There was strict adherence to the Uniform Code of Military Justice. However, every case was conscientiously deliberated according to its particular circumstances. There is a big difference between a 19-year-old draftee who slips out the back door and catches a gypsy cab to New York City because his ...
He has escalated the US war in Afghanistan -- signing off on the latest open-ended chapter of the 16-year war -- launched US strikes against Syrian government targets for the first time in that country's civil war and beefed up US military campaigns across two continents. Just as significantly, Trump has kept ...
A representative for the Plurinational Ancestral government, Julio Gomez, declared that "the presence of military aircraft are a serious provocation to the people of the municipality. The reports and testimonies against military presence within the company's territory are plenty and the State still hasn't taken ...
Syrian Kurdish fighters previously armed by the United States are no longer part of the battle against ISIL and the US-led coalition doesn't support them, a US military official said on Tuesday. The comments were the first indication by American officials that US-led forces may not intervene if Turkey follows ...
The U.S. military and a key ally have found themselves defending one of their most important facilities abroad from an unlikely foe--a flock of Romanian sheep that don't play by the rules. The $800 million naval support facility in Deveselu, southern Romania, was inaugurated in May 2016 and hosted the ...
The Pentagon plans to build two new nuclear weapons to keep up with the modernizing arsenals of Russia and China, according to a comprehensive Department of Defense review on the U.S. military's nuclear capabilities, sparking heated debate about the strategy: Will it bolster the U.S. military's ability to ...
The United States military is preparing for a still-unlikely war with North Korea. That's the takeaway from two big stories that broke over the long weekend. On Sunday, the New York Times reported that US troops are actively holding training exercises specifically geared toward a possible war with North ...
Russia has upgraded every aspect of its military in the last decade and is now becoming Europe's greatest security threat, a top U.S. Marine Corps general told NATO officials. Marine Corps General Joe Dunford spoke during a visit to NATO headquarters in Belgium, where he is meeting the alliance's ...

"If you went to another bar, or downtown, or a club, you couldn't share your feelings about the military," Sadler said as he smoked a cigarette on the post's patio. Sadler has civilian friends through church, but said the VFW is a place where he can be emotionally vulnerable. He said he sometimes talks with ...
Across the military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they hope will not come. At Fort Bragg in North Carolina last month, a mix of 48 Apache gunships and Chinook cargo helicopters took off in an exercise that practiced moving troops and equipment under live artillery fire to assault targets.
By late 1967, there were 485,600 American troops in South Vietnam; over the course of the war, nearly 2.6 million American service members would serve in country. While much of the historical discussion around the American military effort has focused on the immense firepower and destruction it entailed, ...
Chrissi Lee: I'm from the D.C. area, just about 20 minutes outside of the city, so I've always been around this environment. Our local news was national news, and government was always my favorite subject in school. Civics in elementary school and middle school, and then in high school, I really loved ...
Doylestown >> Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) joined Bucks and Montgomery county students, families and military veterans on Jan. 12 to announce his selections for military service academy nominations. This year's class includes 24 nominees with recommendations to the U.S. Naval ...
There shouldn't be, because, if there is, our military gets hurt very badly," Trump said. "We cannot let our military be hurt." The president has returned to the military time and again in his running political fight with Democrats over immigration reform and a 2018 funding bill for the Defense Department and rest ...
"The Democrats are the ones that aren't going to make a deal," Trump said. "I don't know if there will be a shutdown. There shouldn't be because if there is our military gets hurt very badly. We cannot let our military be hurt." When Congress comes back tomorrow, lawmakers will have only four days to find a ...
REVEALED: Russia's secret powerful nuclear submarine and how the US military is responding. RUSSIA has built a secret powerful underwater nuclear drone capable of carrying a 100 megaton nuclear warhead, a leaked draft of a Pentagon report has revealed as the US seeks to boost its military.
GREEN BAY - Leah Weycker wants to make Military Avenue feel more like a business district and less like a street. Weycker has just wrapped up her second full year as executive director of the Military Avenue Business Improvement District, a year that she described as a bit of a "holding pattern," with few ...
The U.S. has a military presence in several key locations, but there are two areas with heavy U.S. troop presence that are being transformed to military bases, according to a military source: The first is located in Al Tabaqah near Al Raqqa north Syria, where the U.S. special forces troops are training Kurdish ...
Former Green Beret Nate Boyer on the allegations that the U.S. Army Green Berets have lowered their standards. Military members will see their paychecks rise by the largest percent increase since 2010 this week. Continue Reading Below. At the end of December, President Donald Trump, by way of ...
U.S. Marines from III-Marine Expeditionary Force from Okinawa, Japan, run on the snow to attend a joint military winter exercise with South Korean marines in ... 1, 2018, all new members of the uniformed services are enrolled in the updated BRS retirement plan; military service members with fewer than 12 ...
Members of the armed forces were among those gathered to listen as President Donald Trump speaks on his national security strategy in December in Washington. Trump's strategy seeks to refocus the United States' relationship with China, Russia and the rest of the world. (AP photo/Evan Vucci) 6994420.
As American and Canadian officials meet this week to discuss North Korea, it's worth a reminder that military options must be on the table if diplomatic efforts to de-nuclearize the country fail. The Korean conflict of the 1950s never formally ended. It concluded with an armistice that saw six decades of relative ...
Date night for hundreds of military couples in Tacoma. Northwest Military held its annual "Military Couples Night" at the Washington History Museum in Tacoma. Author: KING. Published: 1:27 PM PST January 14, 2018. More than a thousand military personnel and significant others enjoyed a date night Saturday night.
"This crusade, this War On Terrorism is going to take a while," former President George W. Bush said on the White House South Lawn on Sept. 16, 2001. "And the American people must be patient. I'm going to be patient." Bush was right that a war on an abstract noun like "terror" would take awhile. It began in October 2001 ...
WASHINGTON -- Across the military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they hope will not come. At Fort Bragg in North Carolina last month, a mix of 48 Apache gunships and Chinook cargo helicopters took off in an exercise that practiced moving troops and equipment under live artillery fire ...
This trench is part of the 'Over There' exhibit to mark the centennial of the United States' entry into World War I. Displays examine the war effort and the home front. It will be at the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum through 2018. [Roz Hamlett for The Fayetteville Observer] ...
Growing up, Anthony "Ryan" Newkirk only wanted to join the U.S. Marine Corps. He enlisted his junior year at Mt. Vernon high school and shipped off to basic training shortly after graduation. Halfway through a five-year stint in the military, while training others on satellite communications, he discovered a ...
LOWELL, MICH. - The Lowell Gymnastics team honored members of the armed forces at their Military Tribute Gymnastics Meet. This is the fourth year of the Lowell team hosting this event. The meet welcomes and honors all groups of the military including young military groups and local service groups like ...
Chelsea Manning, the transgender Maryland woman convicted of sharing thousands of military documents with Wikileaks, has filed her candidacy to challenge Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin in this year's election. Manning declared her intentions Jan. 5 with the Federal Election Commission, which posted the ...
Jari Dixon, LIBRE Congressman, injured today in protest in #Tegucigalpa. "Everyone is going to die" said a Military police soldier to Dixon who described the attack against him, "they kicked me, threw me on the ground, & put a boot on my neck" #Honduras #HondurasEnCrisis pic.twitter.com/j4HTEOFfm5.
Because of the Democrats not being interested in life and safety, DACA has now taken a big step backwards. The Dems will threaten 'shutdown,' but what they are really doing is shutting down our military, at a time we need it most. Get smart, MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" the president tweeted Friday ...
The first sailor to face a military trial in connection with the navy's expansive "Fat Leonard" corruption scandal has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to six months confinement and a $10,000 fine. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Brian Ware pleaded guilty to ethics violations during a court-martial at Naval Station ...
One of the concerns when a film crew or journalist gets embedded with the military is they form a bond that can change the way the story gets told. Capt. Greg Hicks, special assistant for public affairs to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff, stresses that the military never asked the filmmakers to add or ...
the Bronx -- Mary Smith contacted PIX11 right away, when she saw the story about Heather from Suffolk County. Heather had sent more than $12,000 to an online lothario who said he was a diamond dealer, trying to get through Chinese customs for an eventual rendezvous with Heather on Long Island.
Wallingford Resident Tom O'Rourke stands next to a Vietnam-era artillery Mule. O'Rourke hopes to open an interactive military experience museum. | Leigh Tauss, Record-Journal ...
A historian has pleaded guilty to stealing government property including service members' dog tags. (Thinkstock.com). A researcher and historian from Maryland pleaded guilty to stealing military records and artifacts from the National Archives and Records Administration. Antonin DeHays, 33, said in his ...
Las Vegas -- Vice President Mike Pence offered prayers and a pep talk Thursday to military service members during a visit to an Air Force technology ... Pence, traveling with Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, earlier visited a newly opened storefront military technology development program near the ...
Mainland China's People's Liberation army (PLA) has grown stronger since the 2016 military reforms, which have gradually been expanded to cover units "from the neck down." The PLA's reforms were aimed at streamlining units with overlapping functions and re-organizing components into a force with ...
The deaths of U.S. soldiers this fall in Niger were a stark reminder that much of the American public, and even many of our country's lawmakers, aren't exactly sure what the war on terror looks like, much less where many of our other military operations are located. According to a new map published this ...
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.
WASHINGTON -- President Trump accused Democrats on Friday of holding American troops' paychecks hostage in their quest to strike a deal on immigration - but it all rests on lawmakers' willingness to bust a Jan. 19 deadline to reach an agreement to fund the government. If lawmakers can't agree on a ...


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