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  • Francisco Garcia
    Returning Army veteran murdered in LA
    Francisco Garcia was fatally shot on the streets of Los Angeles this morning in the early hours.It wasn’t enough that Garcia fought for our freedoms in Afghanistan. It wasn’t enough that the 21-year old Latino sought to settle with...
  • The reality of combat
    Military Life: Sacrifice, Dedication and Discovery
    Armed forced service members deserve more than one day of recognition.Regardless of affiliation: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, or National Guard every service member has an urgent sense of duty. A duty of responsibility deeply...
  • Army Negro ok
    Army: 'Negro' ok to use when referring to black service members
    An Army document recently revealed shows that the term “negro” is acceptable when referring to African American members of the armed forces, causing outcry among those who "be all that they can be."Writes CNN on Nov. 5: ...
  • Joni Ernst
    The truth of how the White House has changed the military is disturbing to most
    Tuesday's election of Iowan Republican Joni Ernst to the U.S. Senate is one of many examples of America's sentiment against Barack Obama's military stance. Obama has purged more high level leaders in from our armed forces than he has...
  • Army official sold the public trust for a half-million dollars in bribes
    Army official sold the public trust for a half-million dollars in bribes
    On October 24, 2014, In Seon Lim, a former contracting official for the U.S. Department of the Army, was sentenced to four years in prison by the Honorable Leonie M. Brinkema in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Lim, 48...
  • Defense Secretary Hagel
    National security at too much risk says SecDef Hagel
    Oddly, the headline in Defense News this morning is titled: “Hagel Devises New Mission for Army: Coastal Defense Force”. Why is that odd? It is because a major point in the article is that the Secretary of Defense warns that he and his...
  • Army push-ups
    Army-strong workouts: 10 minute arms
    The main arm workout in the Army is the push-up. Push-ups not only build strength in the arms, shoulders, back, and core, but can also build endurance. Even those who have never been able to do push-ups can increase their fitness in 10 easy...
  • Military Kids
    Feds knew months ago, only now is warning ISIS targeting military wives and kids
    With the terrorist group ISIS airing videos of their grisly beheadings of hostages with regularity, their recent threat against everyday Americans may have unwittingly brought to light that the U.S. government is so large, bloated and bureaucratic...
  • Bryan Pearsall, Army logo
    Former Penn State wrestler, Rutgers assistant Bryan Pearsall joins Army staff
    Bryan Pearsall, a former Penn State wrestler who has been on the coaching staff at Rutgers, will be the volunteer assistant coach for Army, the US Military Academy at West Point announced Friday.Pearsall joins the Black Knights wrestling staff...
  • Civil War
    Failed Democrat candidate falsely claims GOP taking U.S. to Civil War
    Call it part of the continuing effort to foment hate and violence against conservatives and the Tea Party. In an op-ed published Tuesday at the Huffington Post, Andy Schmookler, a radio talk show host and former Democratic Party candidate who...
  • Andrea Garcia
    Army mom needs help getting daughter back
    Andrea Gracia joined the Army to follow her dream of studying medicine approximately one year ago. She felt the experience and education would help her provide a better life for her and her two daughters. She graduated as a combat medic and is...
  • Missile test
    Test of high-speed missile ends prematurely
    The U.S. Army’s Advanced Hypersonic Weapon is supposed to be able to cruise through the Earth’s atmosphere at 3,600 miles per hour, or about five times the speed of sound. But during a flight test Aug. 25, the experimental missile...
  • Zara missing
    Army National Guard's dog suspected stolen and still missing in Maryland
    A dog lost in the woods is a pet parent’s worst nightmare. Finding a lost pet can be difficult but imagine being far from home- unable to fight on the front lines to find your pet and bring her home safely.That is what Specialist Jon Kenneth...
  • Futuristic helicopter
    Army taps firms to build futuristic helicopters
    Bell Helicopter and a Sikorsky-Boeing team have won contracts to build experimental helicopters for the U.S. Army, the three aerospace companies said Aug. 12.Under the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR TD) program, Bell will assemble a...
  • Unstoppable: Edward Lychik, combat-wounded Army veteran and marathoner
    Unstoppable: Edward Lychik, combat-wounded Army veteran and marathoner
    The crack of a recoilless rifle split the Afghanistan air, impacting the end of a U.S. Army convoy, filling the air with shrapnel, smoke, and billowing dust. The shell struck the vehicle where combat engineer Edward Lychik perched in the gunner...