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A contractor working with the Army Corps of Engineers in Puerto Rico ensures the fuel filter is working properly on a generator, Sunday. The Corps' temporary emergency power mission ensures federal generators in Puerto Rico are fully mission capable before they are installed at facilities across the island ...
Though it was built around a message of inclusiveness and "belonging", the British Army's latest recruitment campaign has provoked considerable criticism. The advertisements were created to encourage all kinds of people to join the armed forces - regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation or gender.

Most of us here at American Grit are Marines (its a wonder we can put sentences together). Our army insiders gave us the low down on the top 5 duty stations in the army. We asked an army drill sergeant (whose initials could also be the initials for Killing Time ) and several others, officers and other enlisted ...
Pink and green uniform is the service uniform from the World War II era. army officers wore the pink and green uniform from the early 1930s to the early 1950s. It is widely recognized as the best dress uniform the army has ever fielded. This uniform will be made from great fabrics and tailored for each ...
The Somalia national army killed at least seven Al-Shabab militants Thursday and destroyed their base during an operation in southern Somalia, officials and residents said. Somali army General Ismail Sahardid, the 43rd Infantry Division commander, told VOA Somali that the forces took control of ...

You can find some of the best deals in town at Kewanee's Salvation army Store, but that doesn't keep people from trying to employ the old five-finger ... "We can look right directly at what you're doing," said Linda Bolls, the Salvation army's director, as she navigated a mouse across the system's new control ...
The British Army's longest-serving Afghan interpreter has been denied the right to relocate to the UK, provoking outrage among senior military officials. Guardian Today: the headlines, the analysis, the debate - sent direct to you. Read more. The 34-year-old interpreter, known as Ricky, worked for the British ...
Christopher Cavoli, the new commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe, stepped into his new role pointing to his long experience in dealing with the ... "I've had the benefit of a great deal of exposure to our allied armies and the way they operate, and how we can operate together," he told reporters at his Jan ...
FORT SAM Houston, Texas -- In an effort to match the broad range of medical treatments available to the civilian population, the U.S. Army has introduced a new breed of battlefield medic, the service announced Friday. The new MOS, Complementary Medicine Specialist (69W), or "holistic medic," will be ...
Algiers, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Algerian army troops late on Sunday killed three terrorists in Boumerdes province, said a statement of Defense Ministry on Monday. The source said these three terrorists were killed following efficient exploitation of accurate intelligence, as an ambush was set by ...
London (AP) -- A U.S. Army dog that attacked a machine-gun nest during World War II has been posthumously awarded Britain's highest honor for animal bravery. Chips, a German shepherd-husky cross, was awarded the Dickin Medal for actions during a 1943 beach landing in Sicily. According to the ...
"On army Day, I convey greetings to the soldiers, veterans and their families. Every citizen of India has unwavering trust and pride in our army, which protects the nation and is also at the forefront of humanitarian efforts during times of natural disasters and other accidents," he wrote on his official twitter ...
Kolkata: The Indian army is very well prepared everywhere and China is unlikely to try any misadventure any more, GOC-in-C, Eastern Command, Lt Gen ... I don't think they will try any of these misadventures any more," Lt Gen Krishna, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern army Command told ...
"Ten years ago, I was my sister's recruiter," the captain said, "and now she's a recruiter for the army in Indianapolis." In that past decade, the Hall siblings have crossed paths in different countries as their careers dictated. The new staff sergeant made the drive north to be promoted by her brother.
Jammu/Srinagar: Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed today in retaliatory firing by the Indian army after a ceasefire violation in Jammu and ... In his address to army personnel in Delhi to mark the army Day today, the army chief said Pakistan Army is continuously trying to help terrorists sneak into India ...
A NEW army advert shows a Muslim soldier praying on the battlefield while his comrades watch on in silence. The video is part of a £1.6 million advertising campaign to show the army can be "emotionally and physically" supportive of recruits from all backgrounds. A new army advert shows a Muslim ...

The army is fully satisfied with the performance of the indigenously developed Akash short-range surface-to-air missile (SR SAM) system and is looking for further performance enhancements in future, Lt. Gen. Parminder Singh S Jaggi, Director-General, army Air Defence (AAD), said here on Tuesday.
The British Army has been accused of bowing to political correctness after launching a campaign to recruit more people from a diversity of genders, sexualities, ethnicities and faiths. In a series of animations released on social media, the campaign positively answers questions such as "Can I be gay in the ...
The Russian 2S25 Sprut-SD air transportable light tank, according to Russian news reports, weighs roughly 20 tons and fires a 125mm smoothbore gun. It is designed to attack tanks and support amphibious, air or ground operations. The vehicle has been in service since 2005. The US Army plans to build ...
The army is training thousands more soldiers in tunnel warfare, part of an effort to be ready to offer President Trump military options for North Korea, U.S. officials tell NPR. North Korea is honeycombed with thousands of tunnels and bunkers, some of them discovered leading across the border and close to ...
"Can I be gay in the army?" and "Do I have to be a superhero?" In one, a Muslim soldier explains how the army has allowed him to practice his faith. Colonel Richard Kemp, former commander of British forces in Afghanistan, told BBC Breakfast the ad campaign was "neglecting the main group of people ...
Critics have said an army recruitment campaign, which promotes the emotional support given to troops, will fail to target those most likely to sign-up. New radio, TV and online adverts seek to address concerns potential soldiers might have about religion or sexuality. They ask: "What if I get emotional?
Steve Cohen is planning a comeback to the hedge fund world, several years after shutting down his last fund in 2014 amid a lengthy insider-trading investigation. His new firm, Stamford harbor capital, will reportedly feature a 50-person team of investigators who will snoop on traders' calls, chats, and emails to flag ...
Last year started on a controversial note when General Bipin Rawat assumed command of the Indian army, superseding two army commanders senior to him. Considerable discussion followed as, with some exceptions, the government has usually stayed on the straight and narrow path of seniority.
More than 700 people abducted by the armed group Boko Haram in Nigeria have escaped from captivity, according to a spokesman for the army. The captives included farmers, fishermen and members of their families, Colonel Timothy Antigha said in a statement on facebook on Monday. Boko Haram had ...
New Delhi, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Indian police Tuesday arrested a former army officer for allegedly murdering six people in a span of just one hour in the northern state of Haryana. All the crimes took place in different areas of the state's Palwal town, just 80 km from the national capital, between 2:30 a.m. and ...
New Delhi, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- A lawmaker from India's ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Nepal Singh triggered a row saying those who serve in country's army were bound to die. "They die every day in the army. Is there a country in which army personnel don't get killed in a fight?" Singh told media in ...
Jerusalem, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Israel's air force struck a Hamas military facility in the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday morning, citing a rocket fired at Israel hours before as the reason for the attack, the army said. "An AIF (Israel Air Force) aircraft targeted a military compound belonging to the terrorist ...
In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 shows a frame grab from a New Year greeting video with puppies who are raised and trained at a dog breeding center in Knyazhevo, 103 kilometers (64 miles) north of Moscow, Russia.
Now, priority will be given to those schemes which will enhance the army's capabilities along the frontier--the Line of Actual Control (LAC) from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh and the international boundary (IB) in east Sikkim. This has been done based on the experience gained from the Dokalam standoff, ...
New Delhi, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- A military court has ordered the sacking of a high-ranking Indian army officer after sentencing him to three years in prison for an extra-marital affair with a sub-ordinate officer's wife. The general court martial under the Eastern army Command based in the eastern city of ...
Jammu: Hundreds of people with moist eyes joined the funeral prayers of a CRPF jawan, killed along with four colleagues in a terror attack in south Kashmir, in his hometown in Rajouri district. Meanwhile, the army bid farewell to a soldier who sacrificed his life guarding the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu ...
Two senior generals will be the first army officers to benefit from a key amendment last month to the force's rules governing the appointment of army commanders, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. The lieutenant generals will now be eligible to take over the reins of two of the army's seven ...
Editor's Note: One in a series of stories on local veterans' military service. Veteran: Frank Becker, age 81. Branch: United States Army. Service period: November 1959 to April 1962. Frank Becker witnessed the horrors of World War II as a child in Austria; as a teen, he sought to escape Europe for a new life ...
Russia's armed forces have decreased by almost 300 servicemen, according to a decree published Monday on the government's legal portal. The country's Armed Forces include ground troops, the navy and Aerospace Forces. A decree signed by Putin in November which went into force on Jan. 1, puts ...
New Delhi: army Chief General Bipin Rawat today urged all army personnel to work with "added zeal" to preserve the core values of the force, ... In a New Year message, Rawat also complimented the army for successfully meeting external as well as internal challenges with grit, determination and pride ...
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Army has agreed to look at correcting 123 years of history. army Secretary Mark T. Esper said the service is looking at whether David Dunnels White, great-great-grandfather of Clinton resident Frank Everett White Jr., deserves a metal of honor. The army earlier rejected evidence ...
Israel indicted a 16-year-old Palestinian girl on Monday on charges including assault for punching an Israeli soldier in the face two weeks ago, an incident which made her into a hero for Palestinians and was seen as humiliating by right-wing Israelis. Israel has held Ahed Tamimi since arresting her three ...
While initially conceived of and developed for the navy's emerging rail gun Weapon, the Pentagon and army are now firing the Hyper Velocity Projectile from an army Howitzer in order to potential harness near-term weapons ability, increase the scope, lethality and range ability to accelerate combat ...
The early days of the Chinese national internet strategy were dominated by the 50-Cent army, so-called because they were reputed to be paid 0.5 RMB for ever patriotic message they posted to social media; but as the volume of quackspeak astroturfing rose, the army's composition changed to patriotic ...
The army is launching a major recruitment drive in the New Year to get women to join the ranks of tough front-line units such as the Gurkhas and Paras. The campaign comes after ministers changed rules to let female soldiers serve in "close ground combat" roles from 2018. The move ends the all-male ...
Maj. Gen. Ryan Gonsalves' nomination for a third star has been pulled in the wake of an army Inspector General's probe that found he disrespected a female congressional staffer when he called her "sweetheart." A report of the investigation into the incident was provided Friday to Stars and Stripes and ...
After accidents during the final phase of user exploitation trials, the induction of the Dhanush artillery gun into the army has been delayed. The Dhanush is an upgraded version of the Swedish 155-mm Bofors howitzers, which India procured in the mid-1980s, based on its original designs. "There were two ...
2017 was a big, big year for military fashion, from the end of the army's legendary gray PT uniform to the embarrassing $94 million in forest camo that uncle Sam ordered up for Afghan soldiers in largely forest-free Afghanistan. But with the army's latest four-year uniform transition period now winding down, ...
TRIPOLI, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- Libya's eastern-based army on Saturday concluded all the military operations against extremists in the eastern city of Benghazi, a military source said. "The army's special units concluded all military operations in Sidi Ekhrebish area after securing the area and pursuing the ...
Friday night, the Gophers struggled to turn possession into points. Minnesota peppered army goaltender Jared Dempsey with 32 shots, but only two of those snuck past him in a 3-0 Gophers victory. Unlike Friday, the Gophers converted on prime scoring opportunities Saturday, and they didn't waste any ...
China has announced plans for an anonymous tip-off website that offers rewards to members of the public for reporting those who criticise the ruling communist party or the army. The website will allow users to give information about people they suspect of "challenging the party's absolute control over the ...
An army soldier who was visiting New York City for the holidays was among the 12 victims in the deadly Bronx blaze, his father told CBS New York. Kwabena Mensah said his son, Emmanuel, spent his final moments trying to rescue other people in the building. "That's what I think, because it was in his ...
TRIPOLI, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Libyan eastern-based army on Thursday took over Sidi Ekhrebish area in the center of the eastern city of Benghazi, the last terrorist stronghold in the city, after operations that lasted more than five months. "The army units, led by the special forces, have taken full control of ...


 

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