Articles Tagged with military

Operation Jade Helm: Special Forces ‘Realistic Military Training’ In Seven Southwestern States Prompts Martial Law Fears

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Operation Jade Helm involves 1,2000 special forces team members being dropped into seven southwestern states as a part of realistic military training exercises. The domestic special ops training has become highly controversial. The special ops soldiers, some of the most elite fighting men in the world, will be ordered to “operate undetected” among the American… Read more »

Racial Thursdays – Alaska Platoon Investigated For Questionable Tradition

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Tradition is strong in the military, regardless of the branch. However, a platoon in Alaska may have taken the idea of “tradition” a bit too far and created something questionable. A platoon in Alaska at Fort Wainwright is currently under investigation for something that’s come to be called “Racial Thursdays.” According to reports, Racial Thursdays… Read more »

Female Veteran Demands Apology For Note Left On Her Windshield

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Female veteran Mary Claire Caine wants an apology for the note left on her car windshield. The “This space is reserved for those who fought for AMERICA… not you” note was left on Caine’s car when she was parked in a “veteran-only” parking spot. Mary Claire Caine served in the U.S. Air Force for four… Read more »

U.S. Drone Strike Kills Second Al Qaeda Leader In Two Days

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Just one day after the Pakistani military killed a high ranking leader of al Qaeda in South Waziristan, a second Al Qaeda commander was killed by an unmanned U.S. drone. CNN is reporting that Umar Farooq, thought to be the commander of al Qaeda’s forces in Pakistan and Afghanistan, was killed in a U.S. drone… Read more »

UFO: Military Tracking Unidentified Flying Objects In Colorado

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UFO sightings in Breckenridge, Colorado, have prompted an investigation by military defense command. Multiple “shiny” and unmoving objects were reportedly spotted in the sky around Breckenridge during separate 15-minute segments on Friday morning. NORAD is not tracking any anomalies in the Colorado sky, according to North American Aerospace Defense Command representative Army Major Beth Smith…. Read more »

ISIS Urges Supporters To ‘Slaughter’ U.S. Military Families

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ISIS is threatening the lives of the loved ones of U.S. military. A bulletin issued by the Army Threat Integration Center states that Islamic State militants is urging their supporters to search social media profiles to find the addresses of military members – then to their homes and “slaughter them.” The Army Threat Integration Center… Read more »

Illegal Immigrants Will Soon Be Allowed To Enlist In The U.S. Military

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Illegal immigrants will soon be allowed to enlist in the United States military. The Department of Defense (DOD) is going to allow President Barack Obama’s “Dreamers” who entered America illegally as children, to join the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. The move has drawn quick and sharp backlash form some. Many opponents are questioning… Read more »

U.S. Jets Intercept Six Russian Planes That Approached The Alaskan Airspace

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Six Russian planes that came suspiciously close to the U.S. airspace off the Alaska coast were intercepted by two U.S. jets, reports CNN. The report also mentions the interception of two other Russian planes that approached the Canadian airspace – which were subsequently intercepted by two Canadian military planes. The six Russian planes that were… Read more »

Leader Of Terrorist Group Al-Shabaab Killed In U.S. Strike

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The Inquisitr recently reported on the military operation the U.S. was carrying out against the al-Shabaab; and now American airstrikes have resulted in the death of the leader of the Islamic militant organization. According to Fox News, U.S. officials confirmed on Friday that Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of al-Shabaab, was killed during a Monday… Read more »

VA: Oscar The Grouch Used To Depict Veterans In Training Manual

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A new VA internal training guide used Oscar the Grouch to reference veterans. The use of the Sesame Street character, who is rarely pleasant, has angered many vets and Veterans Affairs staffers who have also served in the military. Oscar the Grouch was reportedly used to reference veterans that were likely to attend town hall… Read more »

Military To Scan Soldier’s Brains For Signs Of Disloyalty?

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A new system, dubbed HandShake by its developers, may scan the brains of U.S. soldiers and their allies in combat theaters to asses signs of disloyalty, potentially protecting them from insider attacks. HandShake was developed by a company named Veritas, according to Activist Post, and is indicative of a larger trend in neuroscience that sees… Read more »

‘I Love My Soldier’ Bumper Sticker Prompts Nasty Letter On Windshield

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A hateful letter was left on a windshield because of an “I Love My Soldier” bumper sticker proudly displayed by a military fiancé. Ellen Wilson, of Georgia, is still extremely puzzled about the incident, and does not want another military spouse or significant other to have to endure the same experience. Earlier this month, Ellen… Read more »