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  • The British Army Are Being Drafted In To Tier Three Areas To Enforce Coronavirus Restrictions

    10/25/2020 6:20:13 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 08/25/20 | Raven Saunt
    Army and Navy environmental health officers deployed in Liverpool on FridayTasked with identifying clusters of local infections and helping control outbreaksFurther teams will be moved into other high-risk areas within the coming weeks  The British Army are being drafted in to help enforce coronavirus restrictions in Tier 3 areas as the UK continues to battle the second wave of the pandemic.Five Army and Navy environmental health officers trained in 'outbreak management' were deployed in Liverpool on Friday.They have been tasked with identifying clusters of local infections, helping control outbreaks and taking action against businesses failing to comply with the Covid-19 rules. It is thought that...
  • Army-Navy game will be played at West Point for first time since World War II

    10/23/2020 10:35:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    ESPN ^ | October 23, 2020 | Heather Dinich
    West Point will host the 121st Army-Navy game on Dec. 12 instead of it being played in Philadelphia as planned, because attendance limits in the state of Pennsylvania during the coronavirus pandemic would prevent the Brigade of Midshipmen and Corps of Cadets to attend the game, the service academies announced on Friday. It will be the first time since World War II -- when Annapolis hosted the 1942 game and West Point the 1943 game -- that the rivalry has been played at a home site. The two schools also rotated hosting the first four games from 1890 to 1893.
  • EXCLUSIVE: NY Dem Congressional Candidate Running As A Sterling Former Army Officer Was Actually Relieved Of Duty

    10/20/2020 4:13:43 AM PDT · by DFG · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/19/2020 | Henry Rodgers
    New York Democratic congressional candidate Jackie Gordon’s military records show she was subject to two investigations during her time in the U.S. Army, resulting in two separate recommendations that she be relieved of command, one of which was acted upon in Afghanistan, according to two Department of Defense sources with direct knowledge of the investigations. The Daily Caller obtained an unredacted Department of Defense document from a source with direct knowledge of an investigation into Gordon’s behavior as a lieutenant colonel from December 2011, as well as a redacted Department of Defense document (described as “interim findings”) that shows Gordon...
  • Could Cal Cunningham (D-NC) face a court-martial?

    10/09/2020 2:25:58 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    WCNC ^ | 10/07/20 | Tanya Rivera
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - With the confirmation the Army Reserve is investigating matters involving U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham, 2 Wants To Know is taking a closer look at the process is and what kinds of disciplinary action could be at stake. Cunningham is a Lt. Colonel in the Army Reserves. He is currently assigned to the 134 Legal Operations Detachment based at Fort Bragg. Cunningham is accused of having an affair with the wife of a combat veteran. Several texts between the two have been made public. Bill Cassara is a military law attorney. He explained the military investigation process:...
  • North Carolina Senate candidate Cal Cunningham caught cheating on wife

    10/04/2020 10:20:21 AM PDT · by Libloather · 76 replies
    The Grip via Yahoo ^ | 10/03/20 | Christian Spencer
    Cunningham and his wife have been married for 20 years now North Carolina Democratic candidate for the Senate, Cal Cunningham, was caught cheating on his wife with, Arlene Guzman Todd, a public relations strategist. The candidate is a father of two and has been married to his wife Elizabeth since 2000. Cunningham tweeted during the couple’s anniversary back in May of this year. Cunningham and Todd’s text messages were leaked by NationalFile, a conservative website founded by former journalists from Breitbart, Big League Politics, The Daily Caller, Free Beacon, and Infowars, according to its editorial section. The pictures of the...
  • The Army is rolling out a new fitness test: Will it hold back women?

    09/24/2020 2:36:12 PM PDT · by ealgeone · 36 replies
    washington post ^ | 09/24/2020 | missy ryan
    An Army initiative to create a stronger, fitter fighting force has yielded a dramatic gender gap, raising questions about whether the service might unintentionally compound barriers for women trying to move up the ranks.
  • From New York to Fort Hood-Justice delayed on terrorist mass murder

    09/16/2020 8:06:26 AM PDT · by SJackson · 3 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Sep 16, 2020 | Lloyd Billingsley
    In July, the number of people murdered in New York City rose 59 percent compared to the same month last year, and shootings surged 177 percent. Overall, in the first six months of 2020, homicides rose 21 and shootings by 46 percent. Despite the mounting casualties, the New York Times prefers to focus elsewhere. “A Year of Heartbreak and Bloodshed at Fort Hood,” headlined a  September 9 NYT story by Manny Fernandez. The focus is Vanessa Guillen, 20, a military specialist authorities say was killed on base by a fellow soldier who later took his own life. As Fernandez explains,...
  • Fort Hood commander loses position following string of deadly incidents

    09/01/2020 7:41:48 PM PDT · by robowombat · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/01/20 05:40 PM EDT | ELLEN MITCHELL
    Fort Hood commander loses position following string of deadly incidents BY ELLEN MITCHELL - 09/01/20 05:40 PM EDT Fort Hood commander loses position following string of deadly incidents Army leadership on Tuesday removed the commander of Fort Hood from his role and barred him from a planned position at another Texas base following multiple high-profile deaths under his tenure. Maj. Gen. Scott Efflandt, who had been set to take over as commander for the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, will instead remain at Fort Hood to serve as deputy commanding general for support. “The Army will announce the name...
  • Attorney: Missing Fort Hood soldier's body found in Texas

    08/26/2020 9:22:59 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 31 replies ^ | Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | By ACACIA CORONADO
    AUSTIN, Texas - The body of a missing soldier is believed to have been found about 30 miles from Fort Hood, the Army base in Texas where he was stationed, police said Tuesday. Identification found with the body in Temple, Texas, indicates the man may be missing Fort Hood soldier Sgt. Elder Fernandes, according to a statement from local police. Forensic confirmation is pending. Fernandes is the third soldier from Fort Hood to go missing in the past year, and two have been found dead this summer. Temple police received a medical call at 5:36 p.m. saying a male had...
  • Army investigating uniformed personnel shown during Democratic convention

    08/19/2020 1:21:35 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08 19 2020 | Justine Coleman
    The Army is launching an investigation into the two uniformed personnel who were shown during the Democratic National Convention, the service said Wednesday. During the second night of the convention, the soldiers appeared next to delegates from American Samoa during the state roll call, prompting questions about whether they violated military rules. The Department of Defense (DOD) forbids service members from appearing in uniform at political events. The Army announced it will investigate the two service members, who are assigned to the 9th Mission Support Command, Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Emanuel Ortiz confirmed to The Hill. "Wearing a uniform to...
  • U.S. Army Report Describes North Korea's Cyber Warfare Capabilities

    08/19/2020 7:59:30 AM PDT · by bitt · 5 replies
    security week ^ | 8/18/2020 | Eduard Kovacs
    A report published recently by the U.S. Army describes North Korea’s cyber warfare capabilities and provides information on various units and their missions. The 332-page report, titled “North Korean Tactics,” details North Korean forces and their actions, and one chapter focuses on electronic intelligence warfare, which Pyongyang allegedly uses to collect information on its enemies, deceive its enemies, and launch disruptive and destructive attacks, particularly ones aimed at communication and information systems and infrastructure. North Korea’s electronic warfare includes both lethal and non-lethal methods. Non-lethal methods include electronic jamming and signals reconnaissance, while lethal methods can include physical destruction of...
  • Here comes the Army's first laser battalion

    08/17/2020 7:13:06 PM PDT · by marktwain · 63 replies
    Task and Purpose ^ | 6 August, 2020 | Jared Keller
    The Defense Department expects to stand up its first battalion of Stryker vehicles outfitted with high-powered laser weapons by some time next year, Army officials say.“Expect to have the first battalion fielded in 2021 with four battalions by 2023,” U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command chief Lt. Gen. Dan Karbler told the audience at the virtual Space Missile Defense symposium on Tuesday The so-called "laser battalion," as Defense One described it, would eventually deploy the new 50 kw Directed Energy-Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense (DE-MSHORAD) Stryker that the Army is working to field by 2022, a ten-fold power increase over the 5 kw-class system...
  • Getting my Driver's License.

    08/06/2020 8:31:49 PM PDT · by Mrs. Warrior · 19 replies
    I didn't get a driver's license right away as a young woman. My husband had enlisted in the Army and was at Fort Benning, GA going through basic combat and Infantry training. As a I mentioned in earlier posts, I lived with a family for that period of time with our daughter while my husband was gone. So it was time for me to get my drivers license . My husband was completing his training soon and I needed to drive down to pick him up. No one wanted to take the time to teach me how to drive. The...
  • Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman retires, cites 'bullying' by Trump after impeachment testimony

    08/01/2020 5:10:16 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 70 replies
    USA Today ^ | Aug 1, 2020 | Tom Vanden Brook
    Title only due to FR guidelines. However the full article available at the link with no paywall.
  • Teaching Hate Under the Guise of "Inclusion"—In the U.S. Arm

    07/30/2020 9:50:10 AM PDT · by plsjr · 8 replies
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | Jul 21st, 2020 | Hans A. von Spakovsky & Charles "Cully" Stimson
    The agency [U.S. Army] is promoting the line that if you support enforcing immigration law, or say things like “all lives matter,” then you’re a white supremacist. Apparently, if you fail to embrace “progressive” views on virtually all issues you are no better than a Klan member. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy, and the Army general counsel, should look into this—and then take appropriate action against those found in violation of the law
  • WW2 POWs at Fort Campbell; Their Local Labor & Cemetery

    07/24/2020 4:13:05 PM PDT · by dmam2011 · 32 replies
    Clarksvillian Underground ^ | July 19, 2020 | Dave McGuire
    Clarksville, TN (CU) - The story of prisoners of war being held at Fort Campbell isn’t discussed very often. Like anything else with history, it can be a complicated discussion. During World War 2, the United States operated 142 internment camps for German prisoner’s of war. One of which was located at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The military constructed 3 separate POW camps on the base that included housing up to 1,000 prisoners per facility. How did they end up here?
  • Teaching hate under the guise of ‘inclusion’ — in the US Army

    07/16/2020 11:59:50 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/16/2020 | Hans Von Spakovsky and Charles Stimson
    Members of the military, uniformed and civilian, are strictly prohibited from engaging in overt political activities. Those rules exist to keep them focused on their mission — defending the nation. But apparently, someone in the US Army’s Equity and Inclusion Agency has forgotten the rules. With a course titled “Operation Inclusion,” the agency is promoting the line that if you support enforcing immigration law, or say things like “all lives matter,” then you’re a white supremacist. GOP Rep. Mo Brooks blew the lid when he learned the agency had organized two seminars to re-educate all of the uniformed and civilian...
  • Wokeness Comes to West Point

    07/10/2020 10:05:12 AM PDT · by GrootheWanderer · 72 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | July 9, 2020 | Rod Dreher
    It is an effort by young leaders in the United States Army to force the Academy to bow to the Woke Cult and make the Anti-Racism the central feature of the Academy’s curriculum. This policy statement was apparently drafted by a group of recent Academy graduates (classes of 2018 and 2019). These graduates all came from the top tier of the ranks of the Academy’s cadet leaders. Two recent valedictorians and First Captains signed this manifesto. (Other past First Captains include Douglas MacArthur, John J. Pershing, and William C. Westmoreland.) The other cadets all held high-ranking positions within the Corps...
  • Army probing how 'MAGA' was listed as 'covert white supremacy' in handout

    07/10/2020 9:47:26 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07 10 2020 | Ellen Mitchell
    The Army is looking into how a handout distributed at a base in Alabama this week initially described the phrase “Make America Great Again” as a form of “covert white supremacy.” The document, given out at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville on Monday, included a pyramid graphic that identified President Trump’s 2016 campaign slogan as a form of covert or socially acceptable white supremacy, along with the phrase “All Lives Matter” and the "celebration of Columbus Day." The handout was part of the Pentagon’s Project Inclusion, a listening tour designed to identify and quell racial disparity within the military. The two...
  • 1 suspect kills self, ex-wife of former soldier in custody in disappearance of Vanessa Guillen, Fort Hood says

    07/01/2020 1:53:24 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 9 replies
    KHOU ^ | 07 01 2020 | Doug Delony
    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command has confirmed a junior soldier tied to the disappearance of Fort Hood solider Vanessa Guillen shot and killed himself as police moved in to make an arrest overnight. A civilian, who is the estranged wife of a former soldier, is also in custody, according to the Army. The attorney and family of Guillen said early Wednesday that a third suspect was also in custody, although officials have not confirmed this detail. Authorities have also not released any of the suspects' names. At Wednesday morning's emotional press conference in Washington, D.C., the Guillen family said,...