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A CFB Shilo soldier who had an emergency protection order granted against him by another soldier is contesting it, claiming a protection order is not available to the plaintiff because the two are not related, nor were they ever in a relationship. In a protection order filed with the Brandon Court of ...
CAIRO - Three soldiers and 30 jihadists have been killed in the past week in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula where the military is battling the Islamic State group, the army said on Wednesday. Around 200 jihadists and at least 33 government troops have now been killed since the launch of a major ...

The Micronesian soldiers' story, including their sometimes traumatic return home, has been told in Nathan Fitch's documentary Island soldier, which was shown for the first time in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) this month. Mr Fitch made the film over six years after spending two years as a ...
VICENZA, Italy -- Scores of jeans- and T-shirt clad soldiers turned out for Caserma Ederle's annual Denim Day walk on Wednesday. The soldiers, many of whom are with the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, mostly had some idea why they were there. "We're showing our support ...
During the second world war, a young Aboriginal soldier, Private Clarrie Combo from New South Wales, exchanged mail with Mrs F. C. Brown from Loxton, South Australia -- a white woman whom he had never met. Very few letters penned by Aboriginal soldiers who served in either of the two world ...
"The NCOs here ... [are] usually in the trenches with the soldiers ... the Iraqi military is the exact opposite. As soon as you become NCO: 'Hey, man, that's below me, shoo-shoo go away.'" "Over here, I lose one soldier, and it's a significant, emotional event for me," he said. "I care about every soldier under my command.

JWA is a training event designed for soldiers to operate realistically and test new concepts and capabilities required for the joint force to win across multiple environments. "We are conducting a battalion-sized air assault and providing aviation support to 1st Battalion of the 173rd Airborne Brigade while ...
The soldier called his injury from an improvised explosive device "mind-boggling" and difficult to accept. Details of the incident were not released. “When I first woke up (after surgery), I felt finally more normal ... (with) a level of confidence as well. Confidence ... like finally I'm OK,” he said in the statement.
Afghan officials say a new wave of Taliban attacks has killed at least nine soldiers and police officers. Mohammad Naser Mehri, the spokesman for the governor of the western Farah Province, said on April 24 that at least five soldiers were killed and two were wounded when their checkpoint was attacked by ...
Ataturk would later welcome the first Antipodeans to visit the Gallipoli battlefields and “Anzac Cove” – where the soldiers first landed – in 1934 by reciting a poem, the words of which are now inscribed on a monolith at Ari Burnu Cemetery on the beach and at memorials in Canberra and Wellington.
Fort Bliss, Texas-based soldiers from Charlie Company, 2-501st "Desert Knights" General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Armored Division, soar in on HH-60M Black Hawk helicopters. They are here to train to validate their ability to assist with defense support of civil authorities in the event of a chemical, ...
Artificial intelligence renders the digital worlds based on the available data, analyzes soldier performance to make the trainings more effective, and introduces variability into the simulations to keep soldiers on their toes. The Army isn't new to virtual reality — it's been using the technology since 2012 — but ...
To hear Chinese state media tell it, the soldiers of the People's Liberation Army will go into battle in the future wearing an array of high-tech gizmos. ... This was in reference to the electronic gadgets that come with the system — a “full digitalized integrated soldier combat system, including detection and ...
Dressing and acting more like they were on patrol in Afghanistan than policing a neo–Nazi rally in a small town in Georgia, hundreds of police officers in combat gear and carrying high–powered weapons demonstrated what it looks like when we militarize our police forces. HuffPost reporter Christopher ...
Army soldier Michael Lassiter toted a backpack bulging with cans, which he estimated weighed 45 pounds. “I'm looking forward to having fun and walking with lots of great people. It's important to put the needs of others before ourselves. It seems like that's a lost art,” said Lassiter of Normal. While on leave ...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government is rejecting a proposal by Turkey's president to exchange two Greek soldiers detained since early March for eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece in 2016,. Erdogan mentioned the proposed swap during an interview Saturday, saying that if Greece ...
"Stories of Honor" features men and women serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, Reservists and veterans; along with area businesses and nonprofit organizations supporting their efforts. Its coordinated by H.E.R.O.E.S. Care on behalf of St. Louis Regional Alliance for the Troops. Select stories are chosen by a ...

Phil Klay offers a valuable perspective on how civilians and soldiers may see one another in an age characterized by seemingly endless war. The view from the home front during the height of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, in which my deceased son, Francis, fought, offers yet another, more insidious ...
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal. ... He said that retaining current soldiers has been more successful this year than in the past, with 86 percent staying on, compared with 81 percent in previous years.
Using a central hub, the Soldier in a Bubble system brings together signals from all the different sensors and communications tools–each of which would have an on-board adapter–and can convert them to more conventional, secure systems for transmitting to an operations headquarters, other soldiers, ...
Both Joe and Steph understand they can't know about Tess' whereabouts because she's still in active duty, but they really would like to adopt her when she retires. They hope by spreading this story that they can be reunited and let others know how long and difficult of a process it can be to get a soldier dog ...
Pvt. Gracie Hilinski, left, and her fellow National Guard soldiers stand with Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Trish Almond, the senior enlisted leader for the Washington National Guard, and Army Command Sgt. Maj. Alfonso Cadena of the 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team. The soldiers are being ...
seemingly suggesting that local residents had reached some kind of mutual arrangement with either a soldier or the Pemex official. Several of the soldiers who came under attack have filed criminal complaints with the Puebla Attorney General's office, which has opened an investigation into the incidents.
The ministry said the latest casualty toll was one UN soldier dead, a dozen wounded, five of them seriously, and a dozen French soldiers also hurt. "The fighting ended towards 18h30. The sector is being searched. The situation is under control," it added. A foreign security source told AFP that the assault ...
Do the snipers in the video hate the Arabs whose heads they target? Presumably. Are there other soldiers as well? Certainly. Given the situation, is it possible to behave differently? Of course. Is every soldier a separate moral entity? According to the law, yes, but what kind of model have we given them?
A soldier from Fort Drum is accused of raping a girl under 16 in Oneida County, according to Sheriff's Chief Deputy Joseph Lisi of the Child Advocacy Center. Lisi says Paul Wayne Spalding, 21, a U.S. Army Specialist, was arrested on Fort Drum Thursday and is now facing a charge of third-degree Rape. Spalding is accused ...
Butte authorities are investigating the break-in of a soldier's home in Butte while he is deployed in the Middle East. The home's interior is nearly destroyed. Some local volunteers are working on repairs before the soldier returns home in the fall. The soldier, who asked to remain anonymous, was deployed last year. It wasn't ...
WASHINGTON — Historical accounts of the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn report that many of Gen. George Custer's 7th Cavalry soldiers shot themselves to avoid being killed by Native American warriors after the crushing defeat. But a preliminary skeletal analysis, presented April 12 at the Society for ...
Twelve of those soldiers received Bronze Star Medals with a “V” that denotes valorous action during combat operations.The information shared during the afternoon ceremony gives a brief insight into the sometimes fierce combat that Rangers may engage in as they continue their wartime deployments.
“I think everybody should be, if you're going to be in the military, you need to be ready to do this kind of stuff at all times and to be ready to deploy for whatever need,” Iowa National Guard Soldier Chris Downing said. Leonard said not only do they need to know how to repel, soldiers also need to know how ...
Zachary Wilson, one of Devlin's adopted soldiers, says he enjoys having something to do away from base. "It's just nice to have somebody that's not Army. Someone that care about you as a person, not just you as an Army soldier," said Wilson. Click here for more information on the Home Away From Home ...
Fort Drum soldier accused of raping child. A Fort Drum soldier is facing a felony charge after he allegedly raped a child. Posted: Apr. 13, 2018 3:18 PM. Updated: Apr. 13, 2018 3:18 PM. Posted By: WKTV. A Fort Drum soldier is facing a felony charge after he allegedly raped a child, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's ...
KABUL -- Three people have been wounded in a bomb explosion in the Afghan capital, officials say. Kabul police spokesperson Hashmat Stanekzai told RFE/RL on April 4 that two Afghan soldiers were among those wounded in the blast near a Defense Ministry building. Stanekzai said the explosion was ...
Days after President Donald Trump's promise to withdraw troops from Syria "very soon," the U.S.-led coalition vowed Tuesday to continue its mission in Syria after fresh casualties and threats from a partner nation. The coalition declined to speculate on how the commander-in-chief's comments could affect ...
“Losing a soldier is extremely difficult,” said Maj. Gen. Randy Taylor, senior commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground, in a statement. “The fact that so many of us knew and admired him makes it all the more challenging; the Army has lost a leader, a wife has lost a husband, and three young children have ...
NEW YORK — A former U.S. Army sniper and two other ex-American soldiers agreed to become contract killers for an international crime boss who wanted to settle a score with a real estate agent in the Philippines he thought had cheated him on a land deal, a prosecutor said Tuesday in opening ...
U.S. soldiers are tough people, ready to face down any aggressor, unless that aggressor is a grumpy goose. A security camera at Oklahoma's Fort Sill captured this standoff. A group of soldiers are marching single file across a courtyard when this goose flies directly at the first soldier in line. He turns his ...
... — A Korean War soldier with local ties will be welcomed home and laid to rest this week after spending 67 years buried in Korea and Hawaii as an unknown soldier. Cpl. Roy John Hopper was killed in action in Korea on July 31, 1950. according to an obituary with Newcomer's Funeral Home. Killed in an ...
Israel Rules Out Inquiry Into Gaza Clashes That Killed 15: Soldiers “Deserve a Medal” ... Lieberman insisted that Israeli soldiers only shot at Palestinian protesters who charged toward the border and rejected accusations that peaceful protesters were harmed. More than 700 Palestinians were injured with ...
“We tried to help our Ugandan friends but there was also a suicide car which attacked our base. Many of the [Ugandan] soldiers died due to lack of emergency evacuation because the terrorists blocked the road,” he said. The colonel said one Somali soldier died and several others were injured. Al-Shabaab ...
Even ex-gratia lump sum compensation given to families of all soldiers who have died in the course of performing their duty was not released. War veterans have been regularly complaining about the defence accounts department rejecting claims on "hyper-technical interpretation of rules" even after the ...
In December, the UN secretary-general reported that 49 cases of child soldier recruitment had been verified in Myanmar in the first six months of 2017, with approximately 100 complaints of child soldiers deployed in battalions under investigation. The government should release all remaining child soldiers ...
In an apparent attempt to shape public opinion in favor of Tehran's involvement in Syria and Iraq, Iranian officials are encouraging athletes to highlight pictures of fallen Iranian soldiers. Ali Alipour, a young and well-known soccer player who plays for the Tehran Derby Persepolis team, pulled up his jersey to ...
He was so much more than just a soldier.” Dunbar, who graduated from Connally High School in 1999, followed Brian Powell into the Army, and both served in the 82nd Airborne Division, headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C. Powell eventually left the military and started a family. But Dunbar believed he was ...
The Return Of The Unknown is to be performed with a company of 400 volunteers from across Kent and will centre on Dover marine station, where the unidentified soldier's body arrived back in Britain in 1920. The railway terminal on the western docks was also the embarkation point for many soldiers ...
Washington, DC - The American service member killed this week by a roadside bomb in northern Syria was a 36-year-old Army soldier from Texas, the Defense Department said Saturday. Master Sgt. Johnathan J. Dunbar, of Austin, died Friday as a result of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive ...
NORTHFIELD, VERMONT – A Vermont sculptor who designed the statues of soldiers for the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington has died. Frank Gaylord was 93. Gaylord died March 21 at his daughter's home in Northfield, according to the Hooker Whitcomb Funeral Home in Barre, Vermont, ...
According to The Sun, the soldiers were put up in resorts including the five-star Melia Tortuga, an all-inclusive luxury resort. With their luggage still on the plane and dressed for temperatures much colder than those on the archipelago off the African coast, the soldiers reportedly had to buy clothes from the ...
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Zimbabwean soldiers have been demanding free sex since Robert Mugabe was removed from power‚ according to the National Aids Council (NAC). Its report on attitudes and practice towards key populations such as sex workers‚ gays‚ lesbians and drug users revealed that army personnel in some parts ...


 

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