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Zumwalt Warship Christened by US Navy

Zumwalt Warship Christened by US Navy

By Mike Fossum April 13, 2014

The United States Navy christened its new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine on Saturday. The $3.3 billion, 610-foot-long battleship is the largest and most technologically advanced destroyer in naval history. Anne Zumwalt and …

USS Mahan: Shooting Investigation Continues USS Mahan: Shooting Investigation Continues

On Monday night, two people were reportedly killed onboard the USS Mahan, a guided-missile destroyer. The Navy ship was docked at the Naval Station in Norfolk. It has been there since September after it spent over eight months in deployment. …

North Korea Fires 30 Missiles Into The Sea of Japan North Korea Fires 30 Missiles Into The Sea of Japan

Last Saturday, North Korea test-fired 30 short-range missiles off their east coast and into the Sea of Japan, according to reports from South Korea’s Joint Chief of Staff. “The missiles are estimated to have flown about 60 kilometres (37 miles),” …

US Navy SEALs Take Over Rogue Libyan Oil Tanker US Navy SEALs Take Over Rogue Libyan Oil Tanker

United States Special Forces took over an oil-filled commercial tanker that left a rebel-controlled Libyan port. The raid was intended to foil the rebels’ plans to sell petroleum on the global market. The raid took place on Sunday night in …

U.S. Sends Hellfire Missiles To Iraqi Forces U.S. Sends Hellfire Missiles To Iraqi Forces

To show its continued support to the Iraqi forces against their ongoing campaign against terrorism, the United States has sent 100 Hellfire missiles and other ammunition to Iraq, officials of the U.S. Embassy to Iraq announced on Sunday. According to …

Another Soldier Sentenced For Afghanistan Fuel Theft Another Soldier Sentenced For Afghanistan Fuel Theft

U.S. Army Sergeant Kevin Bilal Abdullah has been sentenced to one year, one day in prison for his role in fuel thefts at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Fenty in Afghanistan. Abdullah pleaded guilty to bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery …

Bill Guarnere, of Band of Brothers Fame, Dies at 90 Bill Guarnere, of Band of Brothers Fame, Dies at 90

William “Wild Bill” Guarnere, Sr. was rushed to a hospital from his home in Philadelphia Saturday morning. By the time Saturday night had arrived, Guarenere had died from a ruptured stomach aneurysm. Guarnere was 90 years old. Bill Guarnere rose …

US Navy insists move is part of routine procedure US Navy insists move is part of routine procedure

Early Thursday morning, the USS Truxtun, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, was deployed from Greece towards the Black Sea. The move comes as part of supposedly scheduled and routine drill procedures with the Romanian and Bulgarian naval forces in the Black …

Prosecutor Wants Sex Charges Against General Dropped Prosecutor Wants Sex Charges Against General Dropped

Just less than a month before an Army General’s trial on sexual assault charges begins, Lieutenant Colonel William Helixon told his superior that he thinks the case should not push forward as he believes the accuser lied under oath. Helixon, the Army’s …

Army Sex Case: Military General Faces Prison Army Sex Case: Military General Faces Prison

Brig. Gen. Jeffery A. Sinclair faced military trial Tuesday on charges of sexual assault against an Army captain. According to the Los Angeles Times, the now 34-year-old accuser made the allegations against the general in March 2012. She claims that …

Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments

In 2006, Israel and Hezbollah fought a 34 day battle which ultimately resulted in nothing gained but many lives lost. This conflict, known as the 2006 Lebanon War or 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War, was just part of the much larger Israeli-Iranian …

Seafaring Smugglers May Pose Threats for Coast Guard Seafaring Smugglers May Pose Threats for Coast Guard

As awareness increases along the border of the U.S., smugglers have resorted to seafaring methods in order to transport drugs. The U.S. Coast Guard, which patrols 95,000 miles of coastline, has continually upheld the responsibility of keeping a watchful eye …

82nd Airborne Paratrooper Killed in “Incident” 82nd Airborne Paratrooper Killed in “Incident”

An 82nd Airborne paratrooper was killed in an explosion at Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Friday, according to the AP. Seven others were injured, two of which were seriously injured. Officials are crediting two onsite medics with providing life-saving …

Another Soldier Guilty of Afghanistan Fuel Theft Another Soldier Guilty of Afghanistan Fuel Theft

U.S. Army Sergeant Alber Kelly III today pleaded guilty to charges related to the theft of fuel from the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. Kelly was stationed at Forward Operating Base Salerno in Afghanistan from 2011 until 2012, assigned to oversee …

Pizza MREs May Finally Exist After Years of Demand Pizza MREs May Finally Exist After Years of Demand

I’m not, nor have I ever been, in the military. But I can tell you, with complete certainty, that one of the things I would miss the most about having to subside on MREs for months would be a nice …

The Taliban Brag About A Dog They Kidnapped The Taliban Brag About A Dog They Kidnapped
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What terrible words can one say about the extremist organization known as the Taliban that has not be repeated a million times in many different languages? I doubt I can think of any new ones, but I can say that …

Soldier Jailed For Fuel Theft in Afghanistan Soldier Jailed For Fuel Theft in Afghanistan

The U.S. Department of Justice this week announced that former U.S. Army Specialist Stephanie Charboneau has been sentenced to seven years and three months in prison for her role in a plot to steal fuel from the U.S. Army. Last …