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  • Retired military officers respect the Constitution
    Military leaders send Congress 200 signatures vs. Obama's 36 against nuke deal
    Proud and angered, 200 United States generals and admirals, now retired, shoved a message up Congress in response to the 36 former military officers who were flaunted by the White House as being in support of the Iran nuke deal.“(Barack)...
  • Two-hundred generals denounce Iran nuclear deal
    Two-hundred generals denounce Iran nuclear deal
    If polling of the military would determine the fate of the Iranian nuclear agreement, it would fail miserably. Nearly 200 retired U.S. military generals and admirals sent a letter to Congressional leaders Friday, asking them to vote down the Iran...
  • Barack Obama
    Republicans silent as Obama orders pay raise for the military
    Over the last seven years since the start of the financial crisis during the Fall of 2008, wages have only been modestly increased. While the president can only do so much when it comes to wages in the private sector, he has more wiggle room when...
  •  Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
    Marco Rubio proposes to get tough with China
    As Politico noted on Friday, the Republican presidential candidates have become pretty united in taking a dim view of China and its policies. The recent stock market crash in the most populist country in the world has caused Sen. Marco Rubio, R...
  • First two female soldiers graduated from Army Ranger School
    First two female soldiers graduated from Army Ranger School, but what is next?
    Two female soldiers graduated from Army Ranger School and earned the coveted Ranger tab for the first time in history on August 21st at Fort Benning, Ga. The distinguished soldiers’ names and ranks are 1st Lt Shaye Haver and Capt. Kristen...
  • The Maine Thing
    The Maine Thing
    On February 18, 1898 the American battleship, USS Maine exploded in the harbor of Havana Cuba and catapulted the United States onto the world stage. Tensions between the US and Spain had been on the rise as the people of Cuba were fighting Spain...
  • Andrea Tantaros
    Fox News host freaks over women joining Army Rangers, 'men can't have anything'
    History has been made. Two female soldiers are set to graduate from Army Ranger school this week and one Fox News host is less than thrilled about.Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver will graduate from Army Ranger school tomorrow and will...
  • Wildfire North Of Los Angeles Burns Structures
    Feds call for military assistance to battle wildfires
    With more than 25,000 active fire fighters trying to stop them, the raging wildfires that are devastating about 10 Western states will be combated with military aid. The National Interagency Fire Center stated that about 200 active military...
  • Smoking
    Military kids more likely to engage in risky behaviors
    Children with parents or caregivers in the military are at a greater risk for using drugs or alcohol, bringing a weapon to school, and fighting than classmates who were not military connected, according to a new study. The research, published...
  • Flight of the Blue Falcon, by Jonathan Raab
    An interview with Jonathan Raab, author of 'Flight of the Blue Falcon'
    Jonathan Raab is a veteran of the Afghanistan war, where he served as an infantryman assigned to a combat advisor team. He is the editor-in-chief of Muzzleland Press and an editor for the War Writers’ Campaign. His work has appeared in The...
  • History of the military presence in Balboa Park lecture to be given
    Centennial lecture series in Balboa Park
    The San Diego History Center in Balboa Park invites curious minds to attend their Centennial Lecture Series as part of the Panama-California Exposition Celebration. A series of lectures discussing history, influences, people and events have been...
  • A Gabion in the Hand
    A Gabion In The Hand
    The picture above is of a gabion, basically sticks woven together to form a rough barrel. These structures were originally used during the Middle Ages as a sort of mobile fortification. They were light weight and easily transported often various...
  •  “When Daddy Comes Home”
    New children’s book helps young readers from military families
    Author Jenny La Sala has dedicated her life to veteran advocacy and spreading awareness about the physical and mental struggles soldiers face. Two of her previous nonfiction books, “Comes A Soldier's Whisper” and “Vietnam and...
  • Top 10 tips about tax breaks for the military
    Top 10 tips about tax breaks for the military
    If you happen to be in the U. S. Armed Forces, unique income tax breaks could possibly affect you. For instance, certain kinds of earnings are not taxed.Specific rules relate to deductions or credits which you can claim to minimize your taxes. In...
  • A Well Dressed Johnny Reb
    A Well Dressed Johnny Reb
    The photo above is a representation of what a regular Confederate Infantry Soldier would have looked like. Notice the nice clean uniform, the musket, canteen, nice hat, bayonet hanging from his belt, even a backpack to hold his rations and...
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