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  • Army Serious About Fielding 6.8 Caliber Round

    10/30/2018 12:15:08 PM PDT · by re_tail20 · 42 replies
    National Defense ^ | October 29, 2018 | Stew Magnuson
    “Right now, the feedback looks like we are going to a 6.8 caliber round,” Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said recently. The service has a list of its top six modernization priorities and “soldier lethality” is one of the items. The most high-profile program in that category is the squad automatic rifle. Army Secretary Mark Esper at the Association of the United States Army annual conference — while promising the service is speeding up the way it does acquisition — singled out the program as one that would see prototypes in the near future. “The bottom line is...
  • Gen, O'Shaughnessy We Will Secure the Border (video)

    10/29/2018 8:10:34 PM PDT · by Signalman · 29 replies
    youtube ^ | 10/29/2018 | The Still Report
    Four star General explains, in detail, how US Army troops will secure the southern border. Video begins at 1:14.
  • LIVE: Pentagon gives briefing on response to migrant caravan (Additional Fencing going up)

    10/29/2018 1:25:55 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 274 replies
    Preparation Brief
  • TRUMP: This is an invasion of our Country and our Military is waiting for you!

    10/29/2018 12:51:12 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 82 replies
    Twitter @realdonaldtrump ^ | October 29, 2018 | Donald j. Trump
    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Many Gang Members and some very bad people are mixed into the Caravan heading to our Southern Border. Please go back, you will not be admitted into the United States unless you go through the legal process. This is an invasion of our Country and our Military is waiting for you! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank-you President Trump. The violent aggression at the Mexican border must not come to the U.S.A. Aggression and violence on the Mexican-Guatemalan border has been escalating. Today, a Honduran man has died after a group of migrants clashed with Guatemalan and Mexican police on...
  • Trump: 'I am bringing out the military' to stop border crossings

    10/25/2018 6:09:31 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 79 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/25/18 | MEGYN KELLY
    President Trump said in an early morning tweet on Thursday that he is "bringing out the military" to secure the border with Mexico, calling it a "National Emergency." "Brandon Judd of the National Border Patrol Council is right when he says on @foxandfriends that the Democrat inspired laws make it tough for us to stop people at the Border," Trump tweeted. "MUST BE CHANDED, but I am bringing out the military for this National Emergency. They will be stopped!" Trump tweeted last week that he would use the military to stop a caravan of migrants from Central America, which has...
  • Weekly Update: Urgent Kavanaugh News

    10/06/2018 10:09:08 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 5, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    The Rule of Law Versus Mob Rule The ATF Is Still Hiding the Truth About Obama’s Anti-Gun Agenda Judicial Watch Uncovers Soros / State Department Collusion! Judicial Watch Sues to Uncover Pentagon Cash Tied to Spygate Targeting of Trump The Rule of Law Versus Mob Rule As I sat in the Senate conference room watching the Brett Kavanaugh hearing last week, I had the sense that we are entering into an entirely new era in our politics. Rabid leftists have thrown all decency to the winds, and we’re now facing a dire threat from a corrupt ideology which would...
  • Envelopes sent to Mattis, Navy chief test positive for ricin

    10/02/2018 12:13:28 PM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 19 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 2, 2018 | Yaron Steinbuch
    Two envelopes addressed to Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson have initially tested positive for the deadly poison ricin at the Pentagon’s mail facility, according to a report. The packages, which were delivered Monday, were intercepted before making it into the sprawling headquarters of the Defense Department in Virginia near Washington, DC, spokesman Chris Sherwood said Tuesday.
  • Weekly Update: No ‘Credible Allegations’ Against Kavanaugh

    09/28/2018 4:55:31 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 28, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    There Are No ‘Credible Allegations’ Against Kavanaugh Defense Department Fails to Implement Biosecurity Years After It Said It Would A Sensible Plan to Keep Schools Safe A Terrorist Resides in Arizona Four Years after U.S. Grants Refugee Status There Are No ‘Credible Allegations’ Against Kavanaugh Leftists are trying to kick the Senate confirmation for a Supreme Court nominee down field and past the November elections. They have shown they will do so at any cost. While compelling emotionally, Ms. Ford has no witnesses and no facts to back up her story. There was no legitimate reason the allegations were...
  • Soros-funded group advises federal bureaucrats on resistance from 'within'

    02/01/2017 3:44:17 PM PST · by markomalley · 65 replies
    Spero ^ | 2/1/17 | Martin Barillas
    According to a report by the Washington Post, some 180 federal employees have registered for training on the February 4-5 weekend in both the rights of workers and in civil disobedience. The report said that dozens of federal bureaucrats attended a support group that foments opposition to the Trump administration, less than two weeks after the inauguration President Donald Trump.    While the Post report pointed out the obvious public protests that have emerged since the beginning of the Trump administration, “there’s another level of resistance to the new president that is less visible and potentially more troublesome,” it said....
  • Defense Budget Shifts Military's Focus From Terrorism To China And Russia

    08/30/2018 9:45:47 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 3 replies
    NPR ^ | Aug 2018 | David Welna
    The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 was enacted this month well ahead of a still-pending budget bill. It was also the earliest date on the legislative calendar that the NDAA has been sent to a president for his signature in more than two decades. Congress matched dollar-for-dollar what the Pentagon asked for. The bill sped through Congress as the nation's military continues waging war in Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Niger, Libya, Somalia and an untold number of other global hot spots. All arise from what's been the Pentagon's main post-Sept. 11 focus: fighting terrorism. But this new...
  • Whistleblower Exposes Key Player in FBI Russia Probe: "It was all a Set-up"

    08/27/2018 4:07:40 PM PDT · by Cboldt · 47 replies
    Sara Carter ^ | August 27, 2018 | Sara Carter
    Adam Lovinger, a former Defense Department analyst ... a whistleblower, is now battling to save his career. The Pentagon suspended his top-secret security clearance May 1, 2017, when he exposed through an internal review that Stefan Halper, who was then an emeritus Cambridge professor, had received roughly $1 million in tax-payer funded money to write Defense Department foreign policy reports, his attorney Sean Bigley said. Before Lovinger's clearance was suspended he had taken a detail to the National Security Council as senior director for strategy. He was only there for five months before he was recalled to the Pentagon, stripped...
  • Weekly Update: JW Sues on Behalf of Pentagon Whistleblower over Spygate Figure and Clinton Crony

    08/25/2018 8:35:21 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 24, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch in Court for Fusion GPS Records Judicial Watch Sues on behalf of Pentagon Official Who Blew the Whistle on Spygate Figure and Clinton Crony Deep State Pushes Housing Welfare with Help of Key Trump Official The Russian Collusion Peter Strzok and James Comey Ignored ~snip~ Judicial Watch Sues on behalf of Pentagon Official Who Blew the Whistle on Spygate Figure and Clinton Crony John Brennan, the disgraced former CIA director, has made security clearances an issue, so let’s go with that. Let’s have a look at how Deep State officials stripped a security clearance from someone for...
  • Military Faces a Sweeping Turnover Among Upper Commanders

    08/19/2018 5:36:46 PM PDT · by John W · 98 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 19, 2018 | Gordon Lubold and Nancy A. Youssef
    WASHINGTON—President Trump is expected to nominate a former operations officer who played a critical role in the 2011 raid targeting Osama bin Laden to head of the U.S. Special Operations Command as part of a series of military promotions in coming months, according to U.S. officials. The changes, which include commanders for the Middle East and Europe, will mark the administration’s largest imprint on military leadership thus far. The personnel moves stand to affect top officers overseeing conflicts in the Middle East, U.S. policy to counter Russia, the detention center on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as well as stealth operations globally.
  • DoD IG report says Russia, China may have ‘compromised’ U.S. missile detection satellites

    08/18/2018 10:02:21 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 6 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 8/18/18 | USA Features
    Full headline: WHOA: Pentagon inspector general report says Russia, China may have ‘compromised’ U.S. missile detection satellites Penetration: The Obama era was particularly hard on the U.S. military, as the administration and Congress refused to pass real budgets which prevented the services from investing in high-tech systems, including those designed to protect our most vital assets. This was again evident after the Department of Defense Inspector General released a report this week saying some of our country’s most important satellites — those the Air Force uses to detect enemy ICBM launches — could be compromised by Russian and Chinese hackers.
  • James Mattis: Latin American countries selling out their sovereignty to Russia, China

    08/17/2018 12:30:07 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | August 17, 2018 | Martin Arostegui
    A Chinese space force in Argentina, Russian control of Venezuelan gas and South American armies equipped with the latest Chinese and Russian hardware. Until recently, it might have sounded like the plot of a geopolitical thriller in a region once considered America’s backyard. But this is what Defense Secretary James N. Mattis faced on his visit this week to several South American nations, where economic and military posturing by Beijing and Moscow has been on the rise for the past decade. Analysts say Chinese loans in recent years have allowed authoritarian leaders to consolidate power in Venezuela, Bolivia and Nicaragua,...
  • The defense authorization bill is named after John McCain — but Trump didn't mention him

    08/13/2018 3:54:59 PM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | 8/13/18 | Betsy Klein
    President Trump just signed the National Defense Authorization Act, named after Arizona Sen. John McCain, but the President never once mentioned McCain's name or thanked him. “We would not be here for today’s signing ceremony without the dedicated efforts without the dedicated members of Congress who worked so hard to pass the National Defense Authorization Act,” said Trump while thanking service members and military leadership. However, he did mention Rep. Elise Stefanik, who spoke briefly and represents the district containing Fort Drum, as well as Don Baker, Dan Donovan, Joe Wilson, and Martha McSally.
  • Trump excludes McCain in speech about 'McCain' defense bill

    08/13/2018 3:26:36 PM PDT · by MNDude · 40 replies
    President Trump thanks a long list of people before signing the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act, except for the namesake of the bill, Sen. John McCain
  • 'One of the heroes of our time': Rev. Jesse Jackson defends Sen. John McCain

    08/09/2018 9:17:28 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 36 replies
    The Arizona Republic | August 9, 2018 | Ronald J. Hansen
    https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/arizona/2018/08/09/jesse-jackson-denounces-donald-trump-defends-sen-john-mccain/941783002/
  • CMP Sales of {Army Surplus} 1911s One Step Closer With House Passage of 2018 NDAA

    07/15/2017 10:40:37 AM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies
    nraila.org ^ | July 14, 2017
    On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. Included in the bill is a provision that would make U.S. Army surplus 1911 .45 ACP pistols available to the American public through the Civilian Marksmanship program (CMP). In November of 2015, then-President Obama signed the NDAA for Fiscal year 2016 into law with language that authorized the Secretary of Defense to transfer 1911s no longer in service to the CMP for public sale. That language made the transfers subject to the Secretary’s discretion and capped them at 10,000...
  • Weekly Update: JW Exposes New Strzok Emails

    08/04/2018 10:28:54 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 3, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Peter Strzok Insisted on Retaining His Ability to Leak Information Judicial Watch Forces FBI To Take Steps to Preserve Comey Records Judicial Watch Investigates Leftist Attacks on Israel Peter Strzok Insisted on Retaining His Ability to Leak Information We’ve learned something new about the disgraced former FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok. When he was being moved over to Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel Operation, Strzok insisted on retaining the clandestine perks of his job. This was clear in 14 pages of documents we have received from the FBI. They show that Strzok demanded that he keep his high-level security...