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Gen Prem Tinsulanonda receives New Year greetings at his residence in Bangkok late December from cabinet ministers and the military top brass. ... Gen Prem Tinsulanonda will not be able to attend a traditional reception party on Sunday night to mark Royal Thai armed forces Day for health reasons, ...
Gen Prem Tinsulanonda receives New Year greetings at his residence in Bangkok late December from cabinet ministers and the military top brass. ... Gen Prem Tinsulanonda will not be able to attend a traditional reception party on Sunday night to mark Royal Thai armed forces Day for health reasons, ...
gunmen dressed in army uniforms who stormed Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel battled Afghan Special Forces for 13 hours in an overnight siege that left at least five people ... Several armoured U.S. military vehicles with heavy machine guns could be seen close to the hotel along with Afghan police units.
The AFN, or American Forces Network, posted a message on its TV network saying it was going dark due to the shutdown. ... NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy tweeted that the NFL "is working on alternatives for service members, in the event armed forces Network is not operational before the start of ...

"Operation Olive Branch is ongoing as planned and the ground operation has started," the Turkish Armed Forces said in a statement. ... It's determined to prevent the establishment of a Kurdish state across the border in Syria and has used military force in the past against Kurds and ISIS in the northern part of ...
It didn't take long for some DoD operations to grind to a halt: American Forces Network, which provides Entertainment and command information to U.S. servicemembers worldwide through its television and radio services, was dark early Saturday morning in Europe. classical music was playing on its radio ...
Associated Press journalists at the Turkish border saw jets bombing positions in the direction of Afrin, as a convoy of armed pickup trucks and buses ... Turkish leaders were infuriated by an announcement by the U.S. military six days ago that it was going to create a 30,000-strong border force with the ...
Hong Kong's South China Morning Post reported Thursday that the Chinese military conducted at least 45 exercises a year for the past two years, drills that integrated the massive force's air, land and sea assets and took place in an array of potential battlefields. China's armed forces have undergone ...
There is no active management of safety issues, too few people have been allocated to safety issues and within the armed forces themselves there is an ... That report said 'serious deficiencies' in military procedures accounted for an accident on 6th July 2016, when a 60mm mortar set off a grenade during ...
Theresa may said today the UK and France would continue their military ties with a joint force of up to 10,000 troops as she welcomed Emmanuel Macron to .... "European intervention initiative", which officials do not regard as a European army but a plan to enhance co-ordination of existing armed forces.
"From our internal data, we have seen that the civilian-military divide is expanding," said Amber Smith, deputy assistant to the Secretary of Defense for outreach at the Department of Defense. "That ultimately is a threat to the viability and Sustainability of the all-volunteer force." In the decades since the United ...
The UAE armed forces in the Arab coalition fighting on behalf of the internationally recognised government of Yemen destroyed a command centre of the Houthi rebels in the Hais district. The Iran-backed group stored weapons and ammunition in the centre, which was strategically located to serve the ...
And on Tuesday, a military spokesperson said the navy will convene court-martial proceedings against sailors tied to two deadly collisions last year. ... The incidents have come at a particularly perilous moment in the Pacific, where U.S. armed forces confront a belligerent nuclear-armed North Korea and an ...
The coalition's initial announcement of a border force last week added to Turkish anger over Washington's support for Kurdish-dominated forces in Syria. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to launch a military offensive against the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, which is controlled by ...

The head of the U.S. military's Pacific Command called China a disruptive power in the Indo-Pacific region on Thursday and urged countries in the area to build capabilities and work together to ensure free and open seas. Admiral Harry Harris, known for his combative views on Beijing's South China Sea ...
THE NHS is launching a national recruitment drive for former members of the armed forces. Its Step Into Health initiative will ease ex-servicemen and women back into civilian life. The NHS is launching a national recruitment drive for former members of the army, navy. Rex Features. 2. The NHS is ...
Serbia will begin modernising its M-84A main battle tank (MBT) and M-80A tracked light armoured amphibious infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), the chief of the general staff of the Serbian armed forces has revealed. "We will begin the modernisation of the M-84 tank and the infantry fighting vehicle, in order to ...
New York - The UN envoy for Libya said on Wednesday that military forces "are flexing their muscles in many parts of the country" and the oil-rich nation ... He lamented that civilians continue to be killed and injured "in crossfire and indiscriminate attacks" and "armed groups fight recklessly in residential ...
Keynote Speaker Deshauna Barber will share her thoughts on the importance of hiring military veterans and increasing efforts to help servicemen and servicewomen to effectively transition to civilian life, particularly post-deployment. This year's Salute to the armed forces will conclude with a Fallen ...
He also said that he was working with Theresa may and Philip Hammond to make sure that he secured the "very best deal" for the military after it emerged that the review had thrown up cost-saving options that would cut the armed forces by 14,000. Mr Williamson refused to be drawn on the details despite ...
The United States military is preparing for a still-unlikely war with North Korea. ... That's significant: The B-2 is the Air Force's most advanced bomber -- and it can carry nuclear weapons. The Air ... And in yet another exercise, about 1,000 reserve soldiers honed how to move US forces abroad very quickly.
The date for this year's armed forces Day has been revealed, and thousands of people are expected to attend once again. This year's event will be extra special too as it will mark 100 years of the Royal Air Force . As such, Plymouth City Council will be working closely with the RAF for the RAF celebrations ...
Mark Lancaster MP, minister of state for the armed forces and a serving colonel in the army Reserve, answered: "There is continuing work when it comes to recruiting in the Army. Compared to this period last year applications are up 20 per cent, there have been some glitches in the new computer system, ...
Presenting the repentant insurgents, yesterday to Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State at the Maimalari Barracks Military cemetery, venue of the armed forces Remembrance Day, the Theatre Commander, Major General Rogers Nicolas said "on behalf of the Chief of army Staff, Lt. General Tukur ...
Many "experts" dismiss or underestimate this threat. US intelligence did too until recently. Soon, North Korea will be able to threaten or fight a war with nuclear weapons. Will we be able to live with them just as we do with Russia, China and other nuclear armed states? Since the end of World War II, nuclear ...
Beijing, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Senior Party members at the rank of military corps and above will be overseen by full-time inspection teams, said a military regulation made public Tuesday. Regular inspection teams will supervise Party committees of the Central Military Commission, the army, navy, air force, ...
THE former armed forces minister lifts the lid on shocking military shortfalls on operations - as he issues a dire warning about Britain's fading prowess. Sir Mike Penning has told the sun that the UK is on the verge of "no longer being taken seriously" around the globe because defence has been cut "to the ...
In remembering the Nigerian armed forces, what type of images offer themselves to our minds? Why was January 15, the day Nigerian soldiers started killing themselves and civilians in military coup, chosen as Remembrance Day? Bloody coups, involvement in pogrom against Igbos in Northern Nigeria, ...
11, conducting 96 strikes consisting of 160 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. ... 11 near Abu Kamal in Syria, coalition military forces conducted six strikes consisting of seven engagements against ISIS targets, destroying an ISIS fighting position.
A former Conservative defence minister warned "pinstriped warriors" at the Treasury against pushing for reductions to the armed forces because of a lack of ... all parties at the threat of a new round of cuts to the British Army, Royal navy and Royal Air Force unless there is an increase in defence spending.
He said the review process had become a shambles, with strategic defence decisions take out of the hands of military chiefs and controlled by ... Any new cuts will follow decades of reductions which have been accused of leaving the armed forces not fit for purpose and at risk of "institutional failure".
Pak army team defeated the Indian side by 15 to 3.5 goals in the most-awaited match of the event. -- ISPR. Rawalpindi: Pakistan Army defeated Indian Army in a thrilling match during armed forces International polo Tournament 2018 in Nigeria on Friday, according to the Inter-Services public relations ...
BOGOTA: Colombia on Friday put into action a military unit aimed at combating illegal armed groups that have begun to seize areas once controlled by ... that makes cocaine - there are hundreds of former members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) who decided not to adhere to the ...
Right now, across Africa, the U.S. military is providing massive amounts of military technology, hardware, training and expertise to local African militaries and police forces. The continent is home to an "extensive archipelago of African outposts," including U.S. military bases, camps, compounds, port facilities ...
"It would put the armed forces in a difficult position in light of the international threat level." Critics worry that army cuts might make it the smallest force since before the Napoleonic wars more than 200 years ago. A decision was due by November 19 but Mr Williamson has been working to persuade ...
This reform project has two main objectives: to change the military's force structure to improve performance, and to make that force more cost effective. One proposal being considered would put the Coast Guard in charge of all inspections and navigation authorisations but place the organisation under the ...
The Framers of the U.S. Constitution intended that both Congress and the president should participate in the decision whether to commit American military forces to battle. Congress, after all, has the power not just to declare war but to raise and support the armed forces, while the president is the ...
The Russian army is said to receive a new aerial bomb in the near future. According to Tekhmash Concern CEO Vladimir Lepin, the new bomb, known as "Drel" ("Drill") undergoes standard tests in accordance with the program of the Defence Ministry. 0 comments 134 share ...
... the armed forces. In his speech at the opening of several development projects in the city of 10th of Ramadan, Al-Sisi did not mention when the construction would begin, the costs, or who is funding the project. The Egyptian president also noted that the Housing Ministry, in cooperation with the Military ...
The long-term goal is to build a three-dimensional force capable of conducting multi-platform warfare. Forces Goal 2030, later revised in 2017, was the first plan to modernize the Bangladesh armed forces. Under the plan, the Bangladesh army has already purchased a variety of upgraded equipment ...
In fact, more countries should have a Teacher Corps. Noted a senior official in the Italian Ministry of Defense: "In most Western armed forces, a significant percentage of personnel is made up of teachers and trainers; training functions can reach up to 30 percent of the total force. What we need are deployable training units ...
The Russian army is said to receive a new aerial bomb in the near future. According to Tekhmash Concern CEO Vladimir Lepin, the new bomb, known as "Drel" ("Drill") undergoes standard tests in accordance with the program of the Defence Ministry. 0 comments 69 share. Russian armed forces to receive ...
In his second State of the Nation Address and a subsequent media briefing in July 2017, while members of the armed forces were fighting the Maute group in Marawi, the President vowed to continue developing a stronger and more credible national defense system and make the AFP an effective force ...
As Liberia's 24th President, soccer legend George Manneh Weah is expected to be inaugurated on January 22, 2018 in the presence of dignitaries from around the world, a local daily quoting 'credible information' has reported that some soldiers of the armed forces of Liberia (AFL) are threatening to stage ...
The area is under the control of groups loyal to the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a loose conglomeration of US and Turkish backed armed brigades made up of ... Earlier on Monday, the Syrian Army reclaimed a military site on the outskirts of Damascus from rebel forces, according to the Syrian Observatory.
Because of her military rank and accolades, Hays could have been buried at Arlington National Cemetery, but Kressly said Hays chose instead to be buried with her father, Daniel Joseph McCabe, in Grandview Cemetery in South Whitehall Township. The funeral is scheduled for Friday, Kressly said.
The troops of the Azerbaijani armed forces must be always ready for carrying out combat missions, Azerbaijani Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov said. Hasanov made the remarks at the meeting in Baku, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a message. The deputy defense ministers, commanders of the ...


 

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