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Bowe Bergdahl: Was It A Mistake To Free Him?

Obama is facing backlash for his decision to free Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for the release of five top Taliban leaders from Guantanamo. The initial reaction was relief, but now many are questioning the President’s decision. Bergdahl had …

Army Tattoo Policy: We Want YOU To Join The Army… Unless You’re Inked
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The United States Army is looking for fine, upstanding citizens willing to come forth and lay their lives and well being on the line for the good and betterment of their country, land of the free, because of them, the …

New Army Training Simulations Licensed To Use Unreal Engine

Using video game-like simulations to train fighting forces is not a new concept by any means; however, what is normally discussed in science fiction lore is also a very real capability used by the United States military. In this case, …

DARPA To Fortify Military’s Phones And Tablets DARPA To Fortify Military’s Phones And Tablets

Security in the military is getting harder and harder to maintain in this day and age with the advent of smart phones and tablets that can go just about anywhere and do just about anything. With the Chinese cyber security …

US Army Trying To Harness Weapons Grade Lightning US Army Trying To Harness Weapons Grade Lightning
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Zeus may have had it right after all. The god of thunder uses lightning to strike his opponents down and now the United States Army is trying to harness the power of lightning for its own purposes. They are experimenting …

Journalist Risks Life To Tweet About Taliban Attack Journalist Risks Life To Tweet About Taliban Attack

The life of a foreign journalist can be a little tough sometimes. Not every country has the freedom of press rights that we have here in the United States. It can be even tougher to be a journalist in a …

Army To Unveil Exoskeleton For Soldiers Army To Unveil Exoskeleton For Soldiers

In something straight out of scifi we get the news that the Lockheed Martin and Ekso Bionics are getting close to deploying their Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC) hydraulic exoskeleton for testing on the front line. The exoskeleton, which has …

Facebook Starts Suicide Prevention For Veterans Facebook Starts Suicide Prevention For Veterans

Courtesy of good.is In the light of increasing suicides by veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, Facebook today announced new military crisis content, developed in partnership with Blue Star Families and the Department of Veterans Affairs. . Because Facebook is …

Wife Witnesses Deployed Husband Die Over Skype

An Army wife talking to her deployed husband over Skype is not that strange of an occurrence. Watching her deployed husband die while talking to him over Skype is. This is exactly what happened to the wife of Captain Bruce …