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  • Report: 84% of Women Fail New Army Combat Fitness Test

    11/08/2019 11:41:41 AM PST · by jazusamo · 136 replies
    CNSNews ^ | November 8, 2019 | Kharen Martinez Murcia
    ( – In a new report, the Center for Military Readiness says that 84% of women fail the New Army Combat Fitness Test and that “all military officials should drop the ‘gender diversity’ agenda and put mission readiness and ‘combat lethality’ first.” “It makes no sense for recruiters to devote more time and money recruiting ‘gender diverse’ trainees who are more likely to be injured, less likely to want infantry assignments, and less likely to remain through basic training or physically-demanding combat arms assignments for twenty years or more,” states the CMR report . On the other side of the...
  • Pentagon Choosing ‘Pride’ Over President Trump’s Orders

    06/13/2019 5:10:22 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 38 replies ^ | June 12, 2019 | Chad Groening
    A military watchdog is calling out Pentagon officials who are defying President Donald Trump and his policy for transgenders in the armed forces. Trump reportedly caught the Pentagon off guard in 2017 when he used Twitter to announce a total ban. That announcement angered LGBT allies within the Pentagon by reversing a policy implemented in the remaining months of the LGBT-friendly Obama administration. While the Pentagon went to work to implement the commander in chief’s order, then came the lawsuits to attempt to stop the new policy. But a 2019 Supreme Court ruling lifted lower court injunctions that allowed the...
  • Army stats show that women are injured twice as often as men in combat training

    08/26/2015 11:50:23 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 45 replies
    The Wasington Times ^ | August 26, 2015 | Rowan Scarborough
    Female soldiers suffered double the rate of injuries compared with male colleagues in Army combat training, including jobs in field artillery and repairing the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The startling statistics come from Army studies obtained by the Center for Military Readiness (CMR), a research group that opposes what the Obama administration is expected to do by year’s end: put women in the direct land combat in infantry, armor, artillery and special operations units. Retired Gen. Raymond Odierno, who completed his four-year stint as Army chief of staff, said earlier this month that he already has decided to open all artillery...
  • Cabin builder learns access road is illegal

    01/01/2006 9:52:44 AM PST · by george76 · 181 replies · 5,015+ views
    The Billings Gazette ^ | Dec 30, 2005 | BRETT FRENCH
    When Terry Botnen built his cabin last spring...he thought he'd found his retirement dream. He built a simple 20-by-30-foot cabin on 40 acres of ground atop a ridge. No power lines run to the remote location, so he used generators to supply power. But since April, his dream home has turned into a nightmare. Part of the attraction of the land is the big-game hunting and solitude. The 120 acres are bordered by Bureau of Land Management land... The problem is that the three pieces of property are accessible only by an old road that crosses BLM land and then...
  • Mystery-Woman Miers (Has Supported ICC, Gay Adoptions, Tax Hikes; Some "Conservative," Huh...?)

    10/23/2005 5:34:36 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 310 replies · 3,374+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 10/03/2005 | Joseph Farrah
    WASHINGTON – Harriet Miers, President Bush's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace Sandra Day O'Connor, is on record as supporting the establishment of the International Criminal Court, homosexual adoptions, a major local tax increase and women in combat, WorldNetDaily has learned. While some conservative leaders and organizations were stunned by the appointment, most were not alarmed by the lack of a paper trail by the nominee who has never served as a judge at any level. But a profile of her positions as a leader of the American Bar Association, a Dallas city councilwoman and as presidential counselor...
  • Allowing homosexuals would boost military recruitment, group argues

    07/26/2005 7:33:40 AM PDT · by Gunner9mm · 63 replies · 1,385+ views
    CNSNews ^ | July 26, 2005 | Alexa Moutevelis
    Allowing Homosexuals Would Boost Military Recruitment, Group Argues By Alexa Moutevelis Correspondent July 26, 2005 ( - A group that wants homosexuals to serve openly in the U.S. military said Monday that the military could attract as many as 41,000 new recruits if the ban on homosexuals were lifted. "The 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' law hangs like a 'Gays Not Welcome' sign outside the Pentagon's front door," said Sharra Greer, director of law and policy for Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN). "Thousands of lesbian and gay Americans are ready to answer our nation's call to service, but are turned...
  • Americans for the Military Petition to President George W. Bush

    01/26/2004 2:45:14 PM PST · by Oschisms · 18 replies · 347+ views
    Center for Military Readiness ^ | Sept. 7, 2003 | Elaine Donnelly
    Petition to President George W. Bush Whereas, the nation is proud of the men and women who are serving their country well in the War on Terrorism, and the Commander-in-Chief who leads them; and Whereas, some activists are trying to use the capture, serious injury, and/or death of female enlisted soldiers in a support unit ambushed in Iraq as an excuse to promote radical feminist objectives, such as the inclusion of uniformed women in Special Forces helicopters, submarines, and many land combat units; and Whereas, the majority of military women, especially enlisted soldiers, have been affected by the previous administration's...