Military

Could the US even launch a nuclear missile if it wanted to?

December 20, 2014

Email this pageCould the US even launch a nuclear missile if it wanted to? Critics point to growing alarm at decay of Air Force’s atomic weapons command Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Associated Press Faced with one of its biggest challenges in years – repairing a troubled nuclear missile corps – the Air Force has […]

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Black Helicopters Descend on Dallas For Special Forces Drill

December 18, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com Alarmed residents who reported low-flying black helicopters with their lights turned off buzzing downtown Dallas Monday night were witnessing U.S. Special Forces drills intended to allow troops to get a feel for “realistic urban sites”. “Twitter users reported seeing blacked-out helicopters flying in low, […]

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Survey finds U.S. military plagued with low morale

December 17, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin by StMA The U.S. military, the most powerful military in the world, has a severe morale problem. A Military Times survey of 2,300 active-duty troops conducted in July-August 2014, found morale indicators on the decline in nearly every aspect of military life. Troops report significantly lower overall job satisfaction, […]

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Do You Even Know How Many Troops Our Gov’t Has Sent to Fight ISIS at This Point?

December 10, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Melissa Melton Question: do you even know how many troops America has sent to fight ISIS at this point? I didn’t until today. Gosh…you know, it wasn’t so long ago that people were outraged at the thought of a U.S. intervention in Syria. Americans were calling up their […]

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Mission Derailed: Military Now Just a ‘Social Experiment’

December 10, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin     CBN News — “Underpaid, under-equipped and under-appreciated.”  That’s how many members of the U.S. military feel, according to a new survey by the Military Times. The survey of 2,300 active duty troops found morale has declined sharply during the last five years, and most servicemen and women […]

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Male military sexual assault victims to speak out as survey reveals the thousands of cases that go unreported

December 8, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Push for male military sexual assault victims to speak out as anonymous survey reveals the thousands of cases that go unreported Nearly 1% of males in the U.S. military said they had experienced unwanted sexual contact, compared to 4.3% of women That equates to about 10,500 men and 8,500 […]

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“I Still Believe” – America’s children thank our military

December 6, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Dr. Eowyn The children of Tussing Elementary School in Colonial Heights, VA, sing this song, composed by music teacher Michael Souders, in honor of America’s soldiers, both veteran and active. If you don’t tear up at the 1:00 mark at the sound of the chorus of little voices, then […]

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Navy engineer tried to steal schematics for new carrier class and give them to Egypt

December 6, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton The USS Gerald R. Ford is christened during a ceremony Nov. 9, 2013, at Huntington-Ingalls Industries’ Newport News shipyard in Virginia. The Gerald Ford is the first of a new class of aircraft carrier intended to replace Nimitz-class carriers. – U.S. Navy  I’ll give you three […]

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Empty promise: Michelle Obama’s campaign to end veteran homelessness

December 5, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Dr. Eowyn The thought of so many veterans, who risked their lives for our country, being homeless, just breaks my heart. And at Christmas…. Shame on the Obamas and the Dept. of Veterans Affairs for their empty and broken promise. Be careful with your charity donations to veterans […]

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House passes defense bill with benefit cuts, money for Obama war strategy

December 5, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Travis J. Tritten WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday passed a defense budget that cuts troop benefits and clears the way for the Obama administration to continue its war strategy against the Islamic State, despite bipartisan outcry over a lack of debate. The last-minute budget compromise reduces military […]

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Retaliation still a major issue for troops who report sexual assault, study finds

December 5, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Maj. Gen Gina Grosso, director of the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, addresses commanders at Joint Base Andrews, Md. on Nov. 18, 2014. At a Pentagon briefing Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, Grosso seemed to downplay concerns of retaliation saying it seems more like a “peer to peer” […]

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Trapped in Afghanistan Between Obama and the Taliban

November 26, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Daniel Greenfield Never before has an administration been so casual about putting American troops in harm’s way to protect a politician’s approval ratings. American forces were supposed to be out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014, but in a covert acknowledgement that Obama’s withdrawal from Iraq was […]

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Jay Leno Takes a Wounded Vet for a Joyride – Then Thanks Him with the Surprise of a Lifetime

November 20, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Brooke Bosca Anyone who is a fan of Jay Leno knows how much the man loves cars. Heck, the former Tonight Show host even has a TV show called Jay Leno’s Garage, and it is a sight to behold. Buy Jay has another passion: showing his appreciation for our country’s veterans, as his […]

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A veteran died today….

November 17, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Dr. Eowyn He was getting old and paunchy And his hair was falling fast, And he sat around the Legion, Telling stories of the past. Of a war that he once fought in And the deeds that he had done, In his exploits with his buddies; They were […]

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Veterans Recall: Chaplain Sacrificed Life for Fellow Marines

November 16, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Katie Yoder There are many ways to mark Veterans’ Day. Parades, flags, stories and simple thank-you’s for most of us; a sleazy leftist whine demanding we stop calling soldiers “heroes” for Salon. For some Marines who served in Vietnam, they choose to honor the “Grunt Padre,” and their reverence isn’t […]

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Dir. of U.S. Navy Intelligence sacked for warning about China’s aggressive designs in East China Sea

November 16, 2014

Email this pageObama’s purge of military officers continues. The latest: the director of the U.S. Navy Intelligence — because he actually told the truth about China. Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By StMA Capt. James Fanell In February of this year, at the U.S. Naval Institute’s WEST 2014 conference, Capt. James Fanell, 52, the director of intelligence and […]

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