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  • Israel Marks First Memorial Day Since October 7; 620 Soldiers Killed

    05/12/2024 3:00:22 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/12/2024 | Joel B Pollack
    The State of Israel marked its traditional Memorial Day on Sunday evening with 620 soldiers added to the rolls of those who have fallen in battle since the state’s independence in 1948. Memorial Day is taken very seriously in Israel, a small society where almost everyone knows, or is related to, someone who fell in battle over the decades.
  • Ukrainian soldiers rationing bullets, checking daily for congressional updates over stalled aid: senator

    02/18/2024 11:33:42 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    Nypost ^ | 02/18/2024 | Ryan King
    Ukraine’s soldiers have been reduced to rationing ammo and checking daily for any updates from US lawmakers over whether Congress may cough up more aid, a Democratic senator claimed Sunday. “Ukrainians on the front lines are rationing bullets! More people are dying, more territory is being taken by Putin, because Republicans are afraid of what they call ‘procedural violence’ – ‘a motion to vacate’ or a ‘discharge petition,'” Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) posted on X, referring to the congressional chaos over proposed legislation that includes billions of dollars in additional funding for Ukraine. “Suck it up and pass the bill,”...
  • The Army Is Now Begging Unvaccinated Soldiers To Return

    11/17/2023 6:19:21 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 96 replies
    Igor's Newsletter ^ | 11/17/2023 | Igor Chudov
    Oh, how much the times have changed!The United States Army is now begging COVID unvaccinated soldiers, who underwent involuntary discharge for their refusal to take the vaccine, to return to service and also permits them to correct their military records!Just two years ago, in a shameful campaign, the Pentagon was gleefully discharging soldiers who refused to take Covid vaccines:…We were assured that these discharges would “not affect military readiness.”“I can tell you there are no operational impacts across the force for readiness,” Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David Ottignon told lawmakers. “There’s no one community that has signaled an instance where...
  • Who are all these thousands of unvetted Venezuelan migrants marching into Eagle Pass?

    09/21/2023 4:34:04 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 21 Sep, 2023 | Monica Showalter
    Odds are, they were Hugo Chavez's shock troops, engaging in the invasion Hugo envisioned. A few weeks ago, White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre assured a press questioner that Joe Biden "had done more than anyone to secure the border." (The wry Spanish comment, by noted Venezuelan film director Jonathan Jakubowicz, says: "At the rate we are going, there will soon be more Venezuelans in the U.S. than in Venezuela.") They are all single young men, marching in single file, the way people do who are certain they will not be cheated, so no need to rush, and one of them...
  • Biden Ships $200 Million To Ukraine While American Soldiers Go Hungry

    08/16/2023 5:50:51 AM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    Federalist, ^ | AUGUST 15, 2023 | Shawn Fleetwood
    The Biden administration announced on Monday it is preparing to send $200 million in military aid to Ukraine to help the eastern European nation amid its ongoing conflict with Russia. The new aid package comes amid Americans’ increasing opposition to continually shipping U.S. dollars to Ukraine. According to a press statement from Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the $200 million in U.S. aid will include “air defense munitions, artillery rounds, anti-armor capabilities, and additional mine-clearing equipment.” The announcement came days after the White House asked Congress to authorize an additional $24 billion in aid to Ukraine, which comes on top...
  • Battle of the Bulge: Pandemic Weight Gains Drive 10,000 U.S. Army Soldiers into Obesity

    04/02/2023 3:26:05 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/02/2023 | Simon Kent
    Obesity rates in the U.S. military surged during the coronavirus pandemic and its associated lockdowns, data released Sunday details. AP reports in the Army alone, nearly 10,000 active duty soldiers developed obesity between February 2019 and June 2021, pushing the rate to nearly a quarter of the troops studied. Increases were seen in the U.S. Navy and the Marines, too.
  • US estimates ‘upwards’ of 100,000 Ukrainian soldiers killed – Politico

    03/23/2023 8:11:52 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 102 replies ^ | 3/13/23 | azerbaycan24
    Washington is concerned by Kiev’s dwindling supply of ammunition, air defenses and experienced troops, according to the outlet Ukrainian servicemen. US officials estimate that more than 100,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed since the outbreak of the conflict with Russia last February, Politico has reported, without disclosing its sources.“Many of these losses are taking place in Bakhmut,” it added.
  • The Secret Weapons of Ukraine

    02/28/2023 11:00:45 AM PST · by Candor7 · 35 replies
    Esquire ^ | Feb 23, 2023 | By Matt Gallagher
    ON THE ROAD The air-raid siren sounded again through the defiant city, but William McNulty refused to be bothered by it. After a long morning of meetings in Kyiv with Ukrainian partners in need of medical tourniquets and cold-weather clothing, the man had earned an afternoon nap. The air flowing through the hotel room’s open window nipped of brittle autumn, and sunlight was leaking through gray clouds; winter, as the Ukrainians liked to quip, was coming. F**k it, McNulty thought. The chances of getting hit by a drone strike in a city of three million people seemed low. A U.S....
  • Ukrainian serviceman: Soldiers of the 30th brigade, which arrived near Bakhmut, simply run away at the sight of the enemy, since they have nothing to shoot with

    02/07/2023 9:34:05 AM PST · by JonPreston · 96 replies
    Military Review ^ | 2/7/23 | Editor
    In contrast to the uplifting statements of the top Ukrainian leadership and Yermak's publications about the "task to reach the borders of 1991 by military means", the Ukrainian military personnel stationed in Bakhmut (Artyomovsk) are sounding a real alarm. The statement of the former deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, and now an officer of the 72nd brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Igor Lutsenko is published on the network. This statement attracts special attention, since it (as Lutsenko himself writes) is firsthand, from Ukrainian soldiers stationed in Bakhmut:"The 30th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near...
  • Two soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine who arrived in Germany to learn how to drive Leopard tanks asked for political asylum

    02/07/2023 4:40:21 AM PST · by JonPreston · 52 replies
    Military Review ^ | 2/7/23 | staff
    An interesting event took place at the German training ground Eckernförde, where the preparation of Ukrainian military personnel for operation began. tanks German made Leopard2. Two Ukrainian tankers turned to the German authorities with a request for political asylum. This is reported by The Financial Times.According to the publication, instead of learning to drive German-made tanks, Ukrainian servicemen decided to ask Berlin for help. They said they did not want to die in a "senseless conflict.
  • In an Act of Vengeance, the Pentagon Is Demanding Fired Soldiers Pay Back Bonuses for Refusing COVID Jabs

    01/25/2023 6:21:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Red State ^ | 0125/2023 | Jim Thompson
    The opinions expressed by contributors are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of of the reasons my son separated from the Navy was because of nonsensical command decisions and political toadies more interested in climbing the career ladder than doing the right thing. He separated well before the pandemic hit and the Pentagon’s mandate that each service member submit to, and take the COVID-19 jab. He knows former team members who retired rather than submit to an experimental “vaccine” that wasn’t really a “vaccine.” They had the advantage of retiring rather than being “fired” for refusing...
  • National Guard struggles as troops leave at faster pace

    10/07/2022 10:03:03 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | October 8, 2022 | Lolita C. Baldor
    Soldiers are leaving the Army National Guard at a faster rate than they are enlisting, fueling concerns that in the coming years units around the country may not meet military requirements for overseas and other deployments. For individual states, which rely on their Guard members for a wide range of missions, it means some are falling short of their troop totals this year, while others may fare better. But the losses comes as many are facing an active hurricane season, fires in the West and continued demand for units overseas, including combat tours in Syria and training missions in Europe...
  • Report: The Army Will Force Female Soldiers to Shower With Biological Males

    07/17/2022 10:34:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 85 replies
    Red State ^ | 07/17/2022 | Alex Parker
    If your daughter is planning to join the Army, she might find more hanging out in the shower than expected.As reported by Breitbart beneath the banner of “exclusive,” the branch’s training includes updated instructions for bathing. And the rules are plenty far from what veterans would find familiar.Official guidance — purportedly delivered via scenarios labeled “vignettes” — prescribes proper responses to issues concerning transgenderism.Vignette Nine deals with mandated urine specimens: What if an “observer” is uncomfortable having to watch a soldier — who has “not [had] sex reassignment surgery” — pee into a cup?Comfort-minded measures are on the table:Commanders may...
  • Zelensky: Ukraine losing ‘60 to 100 soldiers per day’ as Russia advances in Donbas

    06/01/2022 7:25:52 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    Nypost ^ | 06/01/2022 | Mark Moore
    Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky claimed Tuesday that his country is losing as many as 100 soldiers a day as Russia presses its military offensive in the eastern Donbas region, where street-by-street fighting is being reported in some areas. “The most difficult situation is in the east of Ukraine and southern Donetsk and Luhansk​,” Zelensky said in an interview with Newsmax that was published on Tuesday.
  • Ukraine is losing 60-100 soldiers per day KIA and around 500 soldiers wounded in action

    06/01/2022 5:40:41 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 45 replies
    Ukraine is losing 60-100 soldiers per day as killed in action and around 500 soldiers as wounded in action.The relevant statement was made by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in an interview with the American TV channel Newsmax, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.“The situation is very difficult. We’re losing 60-100 soldiers per day as killed in action and something around 500 people as wounded in action. So we are holding our defensive perimeters. The most difficult situation is in the east of Ukraine and southern Donetsk and Luhansk,” Zelensky told.In his words, Putin cannot win, and the world must stop defending him...
  • Ukraine's 'unicorn' LGBTQ soldiers head for war

    05/31/2022 1:44:39 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 77 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Horaci Garcia
    KYIV (Reuters) - As volunteer fighters Oleksandr Zhuhan and Antonina Romanova pack for a return to active duty, they contemplate the unicorn insignia that gives their uniform a rare distinction - a symbol of their status as an LGBTQ couple who are Ukrainian soldiers.Members of Ukraine's LGBTQ community who sign up for the war have taken to sewing the image of the mythical beast into their standard-issue epaulettes just below the national flag.The practice harks back to the 2014 conflict when Russia invaded then annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine, "when lots of people said there are no gay people...
  • Watch: Rand Paul Rages At “Democrat Plan To Brand Police, Soldiers As White Supremacists And Neo-Nazis”

    05/30/2022 3:44:40 PM PDT · by blam · 19 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 5-30--2022 | Steve Watson via Summit News,
    In a speech on the Senate floor Friday, Rand Paul blasted efforts by Democrats to paint up all law enforcement officers and those in the military as dangerous radical racists. Paul was addressing The Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022, blocked by Republicans in the Senate, that demands the FBI and Department of Homeland Security change the way they investigate and monitor domestic terrorism suspects. The official summary of the bill notes that an “interagency task force” would be established in order to probe into “white supremacist and neo-Nazi infiltration of the uniformed services and federal law enforcement agencies.” “This...
  • Zelensky wants mothers of Russian soldiers to see their sons’ atrocities in Ukraine

    04/04/2022 8:41:46 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    Nypost ^ | 04/04/2022 | Patrick Reilly
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the mothers of Russian soldiers in an emotional Sunday night speech — saying he wants them to see the carnage their sons have caused after hundreds of executed civilians were discovered in a mass grave in a Kyiv suburb. “I want every mother of every Russian soldier to see the bodies of the killed people in Bucha, in Irpin, in Hostomel. What did they do? Why were they killed?” Zelensky asked in his nightly address on Sunday.
  • A proper informed consent leads to 99.8% of army soldiers refusing to get vaccinated

    03/26/2022 8:37:23 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 16 replies
    Steve Kirsch Substack ^ | 03/25/2022 | Steve Kirsch
    Army surgeon Dr. and Lt. Col. Pete Chambers gave a proper vaccine informed consent speech (approximately 30 minutes) to 3,000 soldiers and just 6 of them opted to take the “vaccine.” All the others refused to take the shot.I nearly fell off my chair when I heard that.So what happened to Dr. Chambers? He was relieved of his duties because he failed to achieve the goals set for vaccination by the military brass.The army had no problems at all with what was said. It was all accurate.They just didn’t like the fact that nobody wanted the vaccine when they were...
  • RUDE ARMY Randy Russian soldiers bombard Ukrainian girls with flirty Tinder requests

    02/25/2022 5:02:40 PM PST · by dynachrome · 32 replies
    The Sun ^ | 2-23-22 | Nick Parker
    Ukrainian women in second city Kharkiv — just 20 miles from tyrannical Vladimir Putin’s vast invasion force — have been stunned by a salvo of admirers in uniform. Hunky Russian troops called Andrei, Alexander, Gregory, Michail and a bearded Chechen fighter nicknamed “Black” were among dozens whose profiles popped up. And they looked certain to get a rocket from Red Army commanders last night after giving away their position and posting pictures of their uniforms in flirty messages. Dasha Synelnikova’s phone lit up with snaps of dozens of randy Russians when she set her location to Kharkiv on Tinder yesterday....