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Politics | Op-Ed

Moral Cowardice: Why This Should Be Google's New Slogan

If it were to be true to its values, Google should have changed its slogan from "Don't be evil" to "Don't fight evil."

News | The News

Powerful Photo: Braves Fan Hold Umbrella For Marine Corps JROTC Member On Memorial Day

A photo from an Atlanta Braves game is going viral online. The photo did not capture the action of the game, but instead, a random act of kindness on Memorial Day.

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

The Legacy of Chesty: How a Bulldog Became the United States Marine Corps Mascot

Meet Chesty XV, the newest Bulldog mascot of the United States Marine Corps. He already has the first of his many duties figured out: boosting morale.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Andy Got His Gun: An Idaho Soldier Returns Home After War Crimes Conviction/Sentence

"I had a lot of seriously lonely moments, a lot of horrible, horrible thoughts over the last five and half years, but I think that comes with the territory of where I've been."

News | News

The US Navy appears to have fooled Russia and Syria with a warship ruse before the strike

When the Syria strike happened, the destroyer that everyone was watching didn't fire a shot.

News | News

50 years after My Lai massacre, survivors remember: 'I had to climb over so many bodies'

Before the day was over, 504 Vietnamese villagers were killed by American soldiers in what would be known as the My Lai massacre in the Vietnam War.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Pilots report close encounters with UFO over Arizona: 'Something just passed over us'

Two pilots on different aircraft reported having close encounters with a mysterious object flying high above Arizona last month, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The sightings occurred within minutes of each other on the afternoon of Feb

Science & Technology | Tech

F-35s in Japan are still losing dogfights to F-15s sometimes — here's why

F-35s focus on stealth, not dogfighting. "If you get into a dogfight with the F-35, somebody made a mistake. It's like having a knife fight in a phone booth."

History | History

6 nations that had no problems invading Russia in the winter

If there’s one generally accepted rule of warfare, it’s that you should never invade Russia during the winter.

News | Interesting Stories

Inside Israel’s Secret Raid on Syria’s Nuclear Reactor

Now the story can be told: The Mossad got lucky. In Iran and North Korea, the Americans might not.

Politics | POLITICS

Why Russia, Assad, and Iran combined don't stand a chance against just 2,000 US troops in Syria

Can 2,000 US troops stand up to tens of thousands of Russian, Iranian, and Syrian fighters? "Everybody poses this question as though the US is Luxembourg."

News | News

IDF paratroopers teach US marines ‘lost art’ of tunnel combat

On sidelines of huge Juniper Cobra air defense exercise, American and Israeli ground troops trade know-how and practice beach landings, urban combat, desert warfare

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Newly-released DoD video purportedly shows Navy pilot's encounter with UFO

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History | History

Wreckage found of WWII aircraft carrier USS Lexington

Wreckage from the USS Lexington, a US aircraft carrier which sank during World War II, has been found in the Coral Sea, a search team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen announced Monday. The search team released pictures and video of the wreckage of

Politics | Politics

Trump's Parade Is Political Genius

Hours of free airtime that Democrats can’t argue with? That’s a pretty clever strategy.

News | News

How homicide charges for two skippers will shake up the entire Navy

It could spur fleet-level skippers and chiefs to push back against relentless demands from the Navy's senior leaders.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Why Israel has the most technologically advanced military on Earth

In 1950, just two years after the state of Israel was founded, the country’s first commercial delegation set off for South America. Israel desperately needed trading partners. Unlike its Arab adver…

Miscellaneous | Random shit

3 Things People Who Served In The Military Do That Make Them Look Like Tools

While it’s great to be proud of one’s service, it’s also the mark of a huge tool bag if he is unable to talk about anything but his time in the belly of the beast.

News | News

Shoddy seamanship to blame in Lake Champlain collision

The first public details of the May incident emerged in last week's release of the Navy's comprehensive surface force review.

Business & Finance | Asepticsure-Hospital Room Sterilization

Medizone International announces the appointment of David A. Dodd as new Chief Executive Officer

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Medizone International announces the appointment of David A. Dodd as new Chief Executive Officer.

News | The News

INCREDIBLE: This Heroine Was Ready To Fly A Suicide Mission To Take Down Hijacked Flight 93 | Daily Wire

The untold story of the woman asked to fly a suicide mission in an F-16 with her commanding officer in order to take down United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001 has

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Air Force's 'rods from god' could hit with the force a nuclear weapon — but with no fallout

A bundle of telephone-pole sized tungsten rods, dropped from orbit, reaching up to 10 times the speed of sound.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

US Navy Tests Laser Weapon That Can Hit Missiles At Speed Of Light

The speed of LaWs is 50,000 times the speed of an incoming intercontinental ballistic missile. The new technology does not need any heavy and costly missile.

Business & Finance | Asepticsure-Hospital Room Sterilization

Institutional Investor’s Pro-Medizone International Inc (MZEI) Sentiment In 2016 Q4

Sentiment for Medizone International Inc (MZEI)Medizone International Inc (MZEI) institutional sentiment increased to 2 in 2016 Q4. Its up 1.50, from 0.5 in

Business & Finance | Asepticsure-Hospital Room Sterilization

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Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Lockheed Martin Announces Progress in Hypersonic SR-72 Aircraft Program

Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs discussed the future of the SR-71 Blackbird's successor: a Mach 6 strike and reconnaissance aircraft.

History | History

10 Facts About the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

On Veterans Day, 1921, President Warren G. Harding presided over an interment ceremony at Arlington National Memorial. Since then, three more soldiers have been buried there—and one has been disinterred.

History | History

7 of the craziest commando missions of World War II

World War II was an exciting time for special operations and commandos. The advent of airborne operations gave them a whole new angle of approach, and the sheer scale of the war guaranteed that they’d have plenty of chances to use their skills.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

10 Memorial Day Quotes and Poems That Will Remind You What the Holiday Is Really About

Let these inspiring, moving, and patriotic quotes be a reminder to thank our servicemen and servicewomen for their courage this Memorial Day weekend.

History | History

Look Inside the Sketchbook of a World War II Soldier

After serving in the Army, Victor Lundy went on to become a successful architect.

News | From CNN

Trump claims F-35s flew over Japan undetected: 'Pretty cool, right?'

US President Donald Trump thinks the F-35 fighter is "pretty cool," but he seems to be a bit confused over what the newest US warplanes have been up to in Japan.

News | News

The Warfare May Be Remote But The Trauma Is Real

Drone pilots and intelligence analysts who work with them may not be in physical danger themselves but "no doubt are war fighters" who experience psychological stress, says the Air Force.

History | History

Last Doolittle Raider, 101, recalls attack 75 years later

CINCINNATI (AP) — At age 101, retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole says his memories are vivid of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders mission that helped change the course of World War II.

News | The News

5 things to know about the MOAB - CNN.com

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) is 30 feet long, weighs 21,600 pounds and is around 40% more powerful than its predecessor.

Politics | Politics

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Politics | Politics

Time for Reflection and Action: Reflections on the My Lai Massacre

The author reflects on the My Lai Massacre saying that US military was made to believe they were killing sub species. They were humans.

Travel | Travel

How to Pack a Suitcase Using Army Backpack Packing Tips - Thrillist

Service members are taught to pack as if their lives depend on it. Here's what they know that most civilians don't.

News | News

Trump order drops protection for families of deployed military

Imagine you are a member of the United States military deployed on the front lines confronting ISIS or other terrorist threats. Suddenly you get a desperate phone call from home — Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested your family and they’r

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

First class passengers boo Gold Star family flying to pick up California soldier's body, father says

The father of a California soldier recently killed in Afghanistan says he felt disrespected and hurt by passengers who booed him and his family when they were on a flight to meet his son's remains.

Politics | Politics

Sniper takes out ISIS executioner from a mile away

A sharpshooter killed a top ISIS executioner and three other jihadists with a single bullet from nearly a mile away — just seconds before the fiend was set to burn 12 hostages alive with a flamethrower, according to a new report. The British Special Air

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

Army veteran completes 2600 mile SUP journey to raise money for vets struggling with PTSD

Army veteran Josh Collins complete a 2600 mile SUP expedition from Texas to New York and raised $185,000 for vets struggling with PTSD and TBI.

Miscellaneous | Random shit

Bradley Cooper Surprised Over Outrage at His DNC Attendance

"I was not expecting that"

Politics | Trump

Trump: U.S. generals "don't know much" about ISIS

Donald Trump says U.S. generals "don't know much because they're not winning." The presumptive GOP nominee feels that the Obama administration is "hurting" military leadership.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Step inside cockpit of US's iconic war planes - Business Insider

From the planes of World War I to the fighters and bombers that turned the tide against Hitler, the museum's virtual tour is an aviation nut's dream come true.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

PWS Chicago to Milwaukee, Journey 1

Military Veteran Nate Dub stand up paddles from chicago to Milwaukee 100 miles to raise funds for charity and help vets with PTSD.

Politics | Trump

REPORT: Donald Trump still hasn’t paid Veterans groups all the money he raised for them

Over a month ago we posted an article on how CNN could only account for $800k of the 6 million in donations Trump said he raised when he boycotted the Fox News Debate before Iowa. Since then, what …

Politics | Trump

What ever happened to all that money Trump raised for the veterans? - The Washington Post

The campaign says half of the $6 million has gone to charities, but some are asking about the rest.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

11 Things You Might Not Know About the U.S. Air Force

1. If you’re a weatherman in the Air Force, you’re probably a battle-hardened commando.

Politics | Election: 2018

Trump's Veterans Site Directs Donations To Trump's Personal Foundation

Rather than going directly to veterans groups, 100% of online donations on Trump's pro-veterans site will go directly to Trump's personal foundation.

Politics | Election: 2018

Trump’s Praise for Saddam Hussein Is an Insult to the Veterans He Claims to Love

It was only a matter of time before Trump’s well-known affection for strongmen veered into an actual compliment for one of modern history’s most vicious dictators, Saddam Hussein.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

BOTE Announces Operation Phoenix: A Man Who Never Quit | Supconnect.com

BOTE®, a leader in standup paddle board innovations, announces a new partnership with military veteran, Josh Collins, to raise awareness and funds for those suffering from TBI and PTSD.

Sports | Cycling

Amazing Cyclists You Should Know: Kyleanne Hunter

Kyleanne Hunter flies helicopters. She races bikes. And now, she’s helping change the world through the women of Afghanistan.

News | News

Navy SEALs, a Beating Death and Claims of a Cover-Up

U.S. soldiers accused Afghan police and Navy SEALs of abusing detainees. But the SEAL command opted against a court-martial and cleared its men of wrongdoing.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

This dogfight between 200 Israeli and Syrian jets was one of the biggest of all time

The Israeli pilots had benefited from great training and a lot of combat experience, but the Syrians had also screwed themselves.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

This guy’s ridiculous homemade rail gun shoots ‘ionized plasma’ bullets

Of all the crazy garage-built weapons I’ve ever come across, this one from YouTuber/tinkerer Alex Smyth is definitely one of the craziest. Aside from the fact that it looks like a prop that was stolen from the set of District 9, Smyth’s “phased plas

News | The News

First VA transgender clinic opens in Cleveland

The Cleveland VA Medical Center will open the first VA clinic specifically dedicated to the healthcare needs of transgender veterans.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The biggest human-made explosion in history happened 54 years ago this week

The Tsar Bomba was one of the most fearsome devices ever built, a multistage hydrogen bomb that...

Sports | Skating

Former US Navy Pilot Takes Longboards to a New Level

Michael Maloney couldn't afford a skateboard as a kid. Now, he makes longboards.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Breakthrough in cloaking technology grabs military's attention

An academic says he and his colleagues have demonstrated a major breakthrough in the quest for invisibility, and he has the military’s attention.

Politics | Seriously???

Victory: Newsweek So Dead It Is Trolling the POW/MIA Flag as Racist - Breitbart

How doornail dead is the left-wing Newsweek? How over, how buried, how room temperature, how worm-food, liquidated, snuffed out, toes up, terminated, bucket-kicked is Newsweek?

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

US Military's Hypersonic Jet Could Fly 5 Times the Speed of Sound

The U.S. military is reportedly developing a hypersonic jet plane that could soar at up to five times the speed of sound.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

William Shatner charity ride to honor vets

A fundraiser and publicity event for the American Legion features actor William Shatner, who will ride the "Rivet," a three-wheeled, open-air motorcyclelike hot rod. The eight-day, 2,400-mile drive, mostly along Route 66, starts in Aurora, Ill.,

History | History

Spectacular photos of the US Navy's most powerful battleship ever

This is the USS Iowa, the first of the largest, most powerful battleship class ever in the United States Navy, equipped with nine 16-inch (406mm) guns that could fire nuclear shells—the only American ship in history with this capability. This photo seri

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Here's a B-52 Stratofortress and all of its ammunition in one photo

This photo shows the entire arsenal of a B-52 Strartofortress. The standard loadout for this...

Entertainment | Entertainment

'Star Wars hoverbikes' may be coming to the US military - BBC News

'Star Wars'-style hover bikes could be coming to the US military after engineers in the UK and US struck a deal with the US Department of Defense.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Boeing Unveils Amazing, Slightly Terrifying New Electromagnetic Pulse Weapon

With pinpoint accuracy, this electronic warfare drone can black out opposing forces at will.

Politics | Seriously???

Biden To The Navy: 'Our Forces Will Have To Be Ready' For Climate Change - Breitbart

In Annapolis, Vice President Joe Biden directly quoted President Obama’s Coast Guard Academy address warning of more extreme storms as a result of climate change.

News | News

Iran rejects access to military sites, scientists

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader vowed Wednesday he will not allow international inspection of Iran's military sites or access to Iranian scientists under any nuclear agreement with world powers.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

US Air Force's Next X-37B Space Plane Mystery Mission to Test Thruster

The U.S. Air Force will test an innovative spacecraft thruster this month when it launches the latest mystery mission of its robotic X-37B space plane. A Hall thruster will be one of the payloads riding on the X-37B space plane when it la

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields - CNET

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

15 Incredible Facts About the SR-71 Blackbird (With Even MORE Incredible Photos!)

The SR-71 Blackbird was a strategic reconnaissance (SR) aircraft built by Lockheed Martin and designed by Clarence Johnson. It took flight in 1964 and kept going until being retired by NASA in 1999. Although this next-gen-looking aircraft never made it to

Politics | Politics

Flashback: Clint Eastwood to Michael Moore: 'I'll Kill You'

Remember that time when Clint Eastwood threatened Michael Moore on-stage. Only Mr. Eastwood could get away with it, and appear to not be joking at the same time. 

News | The News

'Give Me a Chance': WWII Vet's Medal Ceremony Crashed by Protesters

Protesters in Portland, Oregon, interrupted a town hall meeting where a decorated World War II veteran was receiving a special honor.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Watch The U.S. Navy’s New Laser Weapon Take Out Two Ships

From Yahoo News: The U.S. Navy announced Wednesday that a new laser weapon deployed into Persian Gulf earlier this year performed seamlessly during testing that wrapped up in November, and declared the weapon a success.

News | Good News!

Military Sergeant Breaks Down After Wife Surprises Him On Other Side Of The Country

This military couple's surprise reunion will leave you crying happy tears along with them. A video uploaded to YouTube documents Gunnery Sgt. Chris Taylor's return from his year-long deployment in Afghanistan earlier this month. Because Taylor's ...

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Clean Sweep: F-35 Fighter Confounds Critics With Perfect Performance In First Tests At Sea

There's a tradition in the U.S. Navy that when missions are a complete success, a broom gets raised up the mast to signal a "clean sweep."  That's what happened on November 14 when the F-35C Lightning II completed its first series of developmen

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

WWII veteran, 98, dons uniform for final salute

From Yahoo News: GLENVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — On Veterans Day, Justus Belfield donned his Army uniform one more time, even though he was too weak to leave his bed at an upstate New York nursing home.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

History of Veterans Day - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

An Act (52 Stat. 351; 5 U. S. Code, Sec. 87a) approved May 13, 1938, made the 11th of November in each year a legal holiday—a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as "Armistice Day."

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Watch the U.S. military's next-generation fighter jet float in mid-air

The Pentagon's long-awaited and extremely controversial F-35 fighter jet is the most expensive defense program ever. But finally, we may be starting to find out why the Defense Department has gone through all the trouble

News | News

Marine vet to be released from Mexican jail

Andrew Tahmooressi to be freed immediately, judge rules.

News | The News

New Air Force Ad Features Four Presidents... Leaves Out Obama | Truth Revolt

An inspiring new ad published a month ago from the United States Air Force, shows four presidents talking about America’s eyes in the skies, from previous speeches, but leaves out the current President.

History | History

Missing POW’s Remains Returned to His Widow 63 Years After His Death | KTLA

Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gantt told his wife to remarry if he didn’t come back from the war. She told him no. He had a hard enough time getting her to say yes. He was it.

Miscellaneous | Chicago Events

Military acts return to the skies for Chicago Air and Water Show

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are back and ready to amaze spectators at this year's Chicago Air and Water Show along North Avenue Beach and Lake Michigan. "We're very excited to have them back," said Mary May, spokeswoman for the Chicago Air and Wat

News | News

General, engineer, father and Trojan falls in Afghanistan | USC News

Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, who died in an attack in Kabul, was the highest-ranking soldier lost in the line of duty since the Vietnam War.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Private, Killed 70 Years Ago in the Pacific, Is Laid to Rest

Pfc. Randolph Allen, killed in 1943 in the Battle of Tarawa, was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Every year, the military identifies the remains of dozens of service members who died in the last century’s wars.

News | NEWS

“Windbreaker”: Israeli Defense System That Has Hamas Calling For Ceasefire

Israel has introduced Hamas to the Chariot-4 merkava tank's Armored Shield Protection-Active Trophy missile defense system, or

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Robotic 'Pack Mule' Can Take On Any Terrain

No, you're not watching a scene from "Transformers."

The U.S. Military released new footage on July 13, 2014 of the Legged Squad Supports System robot, which behaves sort of like a futuristic mule, being tested in an open field at the Kahuku Training Area in Hawaii. Just check it out in the YouTube video above.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Military's Space Plane Program Eyes Future Hypersonic Flight

A new unmanned military space plane is being developed to launch small satellites into orbit and serve as a test bed for a futuristic fleet of hypersonic vehicles. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the government agency responsible fo

History | History

Historic Reenactments: The Oldest Form Of Storytelling?

One of the oldest forms of storytelling is that of re-enactment, donning the costumes of the story's subjects, miming their actions, performing a narrative before a live audience

Sports | Sports

DeAngelo Williams' cool gesture to Marine on his flight

The Carolina Panthers star did something pretty cool for a member of the military, catching him completely by surprise.

History | History

The War to End All Wars? Hardly. But It Did Change Them Forever.

World War I destroyed kings, kaisers, czars and sultans; it demolished empires; it introduced chemical weapons; it brought millions of women into the work force.

Politics | Seriously???

Military Bans Bibles But Forces Soldiers to Adhere to Ramadan Rules | The Gateway Pundit

Entertainment | Celebrities!

First-class move: Amy Adams gives up seat to serviceman on flight

Actress Amy Adams pulled a first-class move on Friday during a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles when she gave up her prime seating to...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day - CNET

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.

Politics | Interesting Links

Marine Vet Watches Robbery Unfold, Intervenes; One Dead

A Marine Corps veteran was eating lunch at a sandwich restaurant in Houston on Thursday when he saw two men pull up hoodies, tie on bandanas and enter a video game store. The 28 year-old had a conc

History | History

Rest in Peace: Wartime Relics Reclaimed by the Land and Sea - NBC News

German photographer Dietmar Eckell traveled to 14 countries, photographing abandoned and decaying military installations and equipment.

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

The Dogs of War

Out in front of America’s troops, combat canines and their handlers lead the way onto the most dangerous battlefields on earth.

Politics | Interesting Links

Why America's Military Must Be Strong - Prager University

Over the past century there have been periods when the American military has been dominant and periods when it has not. Renowned British historian Andrew Roberts examines the consequences of a weak America versus a strong America and what each means to th