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Grounded F-35 Fleet Cleared to Fly

Grounded F-35 Fleet Cleared to Fly

By Mike Fossum July 16, 2014

After an engine fire in June grounded the entire U.S. military fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets, Navy and Air Force officials have approved a limited flight clearance to run engine inspections and restricted flight drills. The cause of …

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 …

Vector Settles Navy Contract Inflation For $6.5M Vector Settles Navy Contract Inflation For $6.5M

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced yet another settlement for a military contractor caught inflating or falsifying U.S. military contract claims. Vector Planning and Services Inc. (VPSI), an IT and consulting firm based in Virginia today agreed to pay …

Iranian Warships: Is Threat Real or Not? Iranian Warships: Is Threat Real or Not?

Iranian warships that are making their way toward U.S. maritime borders could be in response to US occupation of Gulf waters, said somewhat official Fars news agency on Saturday, according to Reuters. Fars reported that the plan was part of …

Hellfire Missiles Sent to Iraq from the U.S. Hellfire Missiles Sent to Iraq from the U.S.
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By request, dozens of Hellfire missiles were sent from the United States to Iraq last week. The Iraqi government also requested the delivery of 10 Scan Eagles surveillance drones by March of next year; thus, the U.S. plans to also …

Kellie Pickler Visits Troops For Christmas Kellie Pickler Visits Troops For Christmas
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Donning camouflage leggings and sparkling boots, country music singer Kellie Pickler took to the stage in Afghanistan on Christmas day to sing to U.S. troops. The 27 year old “American Idol” finalist and winner of “Dancing With the Stars” is …

A 105-Foot Jesus Statue is Erected During Syrian War A 105-Foot Jesus Statue is Erected During Syrian War
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The Syrian Civil War has been going on for more than two and a half years, but both sides agreed to halt fire for three days to allow a giant statue of Jesus to be erected on a mountainside. It …

The Future of The Battlefield has Robots with Legs The Future of The Battlefield has Robots with Legs

Imagine a battlefield. Your back is pressed against the wall of a crumbling and shaking building, dust collects in your face, and your ears ring from repetitive explosions that never stop. As you tuck your head in from the bullets …

Black Hawk Down: 20 Years Since Military Disaster Black Hawk Down: 20 Years Since Military Disaster

The twentieth anniversary of one of the U.S. military’s greatest botched missions, “Black Hawk Down,” was yesterday. In celebration, the US government recently released the classified footage of the operation. The video above contains some of that footage, and 60 …

Syria Chemical Weapons: UN Votes To Eliminate Syria Chemical Weapons: UN Votes To Eliminate

Syria’s chemical weapons have been stirring up quite the controversy in recent weeks, leading up to an eventual vote from the United Nations. Syria’s use of chemical weapons gained the attention of President Obama and became a very serious issue …

Elizabeth O'Bagy: Syria Writer Fired For Lying About Her PHD Elizabeth O'Bagy: Syria Writer Fired For Lying About Her PHD
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Elizabeth O’Bagy is probably not known to most people, unless you have been following the debate surrounding Syria very closely. O’Bagy, 26 years old, until recently was a senior analyst at the Institute For The Study of War in Washington. …

Kenneth Cole "Provoking Dialogue" with Syria Tweet Kenneth Cole "Provoking Dialogue" with Syria Tweet

While the internet chastised designer Kenneth Cole yesterday for “mocking war to sell shoes,” the man himself says that he was only provoking discussion using his platform. Things are screwed up in Syria, and that’s the understatement of the year. …

Sarin Found in Syria Clothing Samples, Says Cameron Sarin Found in Syria Clothing Samples, Says Cameron

As the U.S. Congress debates the merits of bombing Syria, the British Prime Minister is also pushing the case for intervention in the Syrian Civil War. Speaking at the G20 summit today in Saint Petersburg, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron …

Kenneth Cole Is Being Insensitive on Twitter Again Kenneth Cole Is Being Insensitive on Twitter Again
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So, Kenneth Cole is once again saying some crap on Twitter that’s making people upset. The 59-year-old fashion designer is making light of the current situation in Syria and the United States’ potential involvement by using a common phrase, “boots …

Military Strike Syria: Britain Says No Military Strike Syria: Britain Says No
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Since the last WebProNews update on the crisis in Syria, there has been a lot of breaking news. The British parliament voted “no” on the decision to use military force against Syria. The British government had gathered intelligence and published …

War in Syria: Nation Suffers 3-Way Divide War in Syria: Nation Suffers 3-Way Divide

After over two years of intense infighting, the nation formerly known as the Syrian Arab Republic has virtually ceased to exist. #Syria's war splits nation into 3 distinct regions (from @AP) http://t.co/1FdUpl9lrX — zeina karam (@zkaram) August 4, 2013 The …

Bagram Air Base Attack Leaves Four Dead Bagram Air Base Attack Leaves Four Dead
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Four U.S. troops died in an attack on Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Tuesday. According to an Associated Press report, the soldiers were killed by “indirect fire,” such as a mortar or rocket. The report cites anonymous officials who …