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Army Times - 82nd Airborne to deploy to Iraq - Wolfhound45
As a point of clarification, the article is referring to the division headquarters. [quote]About 500 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division will deploy this summer to Iraq and other locations in the region to support Operation Inherent Resolve. The deploying soldiers belong to the divisi...
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NYT - South Carolina Officer Is Charged With Murder in Black Man’s Death - Wolfhound45
From the [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/56373346/charleston-cop-charged-with-murder/)]OT[/link]; [quote]WASHINGTON — A white police officer in North Charleston, S.C., was charged with murder on Tuesday after a video surfaced showing him shooting and killing an apparently unarmed blac...
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Army Times - NORAD Head: Russian Bombers Sending a Message - Wolfhound45
[quote]WASHINGTON — Russia is using its long-range bomber fleet to send a message to the US, and the general charged with protecting the homeland says those flights will continue, or even expand, in the coming months. Adm. Bill Gortney said the flights by long-range Russian bombers are "messaging...
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Prosecutor: Elmwood Park man, 100, killed wife with ax in murder-suicide - Wolfhound45
:ahh: [quote]A 100-year-old Elmwood Park man whose family said he suffered from dementia killed his 88-year-old wife with an ax as she slept, before taking his own life with a knife, according to authorities, becoming one of the oldest people ever accused of homicide.[/quote] [link=(http://w...
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Army Times - 1,250 Fort Drum-based soldiers to deploy to Iraq - Wolfhound45
[quote]About 1,250 soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division will deploy to Iraq later this year, officials said Monday. The soldiers from the division's 1st Brigade Combat Team will deploy in August or September, said Maj. Josh Jacques, a spokesman for the division. The Fort Drum, New York-bas...
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CNN - Five questions on the delay in a decision on Bowe Bergdahl's fate - Wolfhound45
[quote] Washington (CNN)—It's been nearly a year since Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned to the United States as part of a prisoner exchange and since the Army began a formal investigation into his disappearance from his unit. Yet the Army still hasn't made public its findings and, with them, what discip...
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Army Times - Obama says more troops will stay in Afghanistan next year - Wolfhound45
[quote]President Obama on Tuesday formally abandoned his pledge to bring U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan down to 5,000 by the end of this year, saying the current force of about 10,000 will remain there into 2016. Yet Obama also firmly reiterated his goal of completely ending the military missio...
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YouTube Documentary - “The November War” - Wolfhound45
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdwqUvjX8u0#t=15)]The November War[/link] [link=(http://www.businessinsider.com/documentary-of-marines-in-fallujah-2015-2)]Business Insider - This extraordinary documentary shows the aftermath of a single raid in Fallujah for a group of US Marines[/link] ...
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Hillary 2016: Girls Give the Top 5 Reasons to Run - Wolfhound45
A little light hearted humor. :lol: (yes, this is an actual advertisement from BillForFirstLady2016.com) [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrfAnXl9smE&sns=fb)]YouTube video[/link]...
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Army Times - Services on track to open all military jobs to women - Wolfhound45
[quote]Pentagon officials say all four of the services are on track to open all military jobs to women by next year, and expect rules for those changes to be in place by this fall. In testimony before the House Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, defense officials said each of the services are ...
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Army Times - Ranger faker found guilty on firearms charges - Wolfhound45
[quote]A Minnesota man photographed wearing the uniform of a Ranger-tabbed command sergeant major at a charity motorcycle ride honoring fallen service members will serve five years in prison for firearms offenses, which came to light as officials investigated stolen valor accusations. A Kandiyohi...
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Pamela Smart's teen lover who killed her husband gets parole - Wolfhound45
[quote]CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The triggerman in the Pamela Smart murder trial was granted parole Thursday, nearly 25 years after he killed his school instructor's husband and launched a global spectacle packed with lurid details of sex and manipulation. William Flynn was 16-year-old "Billy" in 1990...
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Popular Military - VA Manager mocks veteran suicides in email - Wolfhound45
[quote]March 09–A manager at the Roudebush Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Indianapolis appears to mock the mental health problems of returning combat veterans in an email to her employees. The email obtained by The Indianapolis Star contains photographs of a toy Christmas elf posing as a patie...
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Army Times - Army eases ban on transgender soldiers - Wolfhound45
[quote]WASHINGTON — The Army issued a directive Friday that protects transgender soldiers from being dismissed by mid-level officers by requiring the decision for discharge to be made by the service's top civilian for personnel matters. The Army's new policy is the latest indication that the mili...
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Army Times - Lawmakers: Sequestration is here to stay - Wolfhound45
[quote]Several influential Republicans and Democrats have bluntly told top Pentagon officials that the budget caps known as sequestration are unlikely to change anytime soon, suggesting that the painful across-the-board budget cuts may hit the military again this fall. "Even though I believe in m...
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Army Times - Dempsey does not rule out U.S. ground troops in Syria - Wolfhound45
[quote]The military's top officer said Wednesday that American military boots on the ground may eventually be needed in Syria to fight alongside moderate Syrian rebel groups. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, testified on Capitol Hill that military commanders may conside...
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Army Times - Carter: Iranian fighters in Iraq of 'great concern' - Wolfhound45
[quote]Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday he is "very concerned" about reports that Iran and Shiite militias are taking over the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and potentially fueling sectarian strife in that nation. Carter, testifying on Capitol Hill for the first time sinc...
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Military Times - Criticism of senator's war record rankles veterans - Wolfhound45
[quote]No one disputes that Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, served with the National Guard in a combat zone. So the recent round of questions about whether she counts as a "combat veteran" has made more than a few former service members uncomfortable and upset. But they aren't necessarily surprised. ...
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CNN - Study: 'U.S. Army officers lie' routinely - Wolfhound45
[quote]Washington (CNN)—U.S. Army officers often resort to "evasion and deception," and everyone at the Pentagon knows it, according to a new study conducted by the U.S. Army War College. "In other words, in the routine performance of their duties as leaders and commanders, U.S. Army officers lie...
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Pennsylvania judge sentenced to 28 years in prison for selling teens to prisons - Wolfhound45
[quote]Disgraced Pennsylvania judge Mark Ciavarella Jr has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for conspiring with private prisons to sentence juvenile offenders to maximum sentences for bribes and kickbacks which totaled millions of dollars. He was also ordered to pay $1.2 million in restitution. ...
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