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<b>Why Dropping ‘Man’ From Military Titles Isn’t About Pol</b>
Why Dropping ‘Man’ From Military Titles Isn’t About Pol
A Navy Admiral weighs in. Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, Marine Corps infantryman. In December of last year, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced that all combat roles in the U.S. armed forces are open to all service members, regardless of ge
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<b>Desperate for Planes, U.S. Military Turns to the 'Boneyard'</b>
Desperate for Planes, U.S. Military Turns to the 'Boneyard'
Its something akin to raising the dead. A troubling shortage of flyable combat aircraft for the United States military. One official recently called the air fleet the smallest, oldest and least ready in history, which is forcing the militar
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<b>Air Force Says 'No' to New Camouflage</b>
Air Force Says 'No' to New Camouflage
Some U.S. Air Force personnel will suit up in the Armys new camouflage pattern next year, but most airmen will have to keep wearing their services distinctive tiger-stripe pattern. The Air Force has decided not to follow the Armys recent dec
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<b>Here's why some militaries have strange pixelated camouflage</b>
Here's why some militaries have strange pixelated camouflage
Over the last two decades or so, armed forces around the world have abandoned their camouflage patterns in favor of a more pixelated, machine-engineered camo, similar to the blocky graphics in the popular online game Minecraft. And while it
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New camo means new boots, belt and T-shirt
New camo means new boots, belt and T-shirt
The camouflage pattern will not stand alone among coming changes to the Army Combat Uniform. Joining the camo: a new belt, undershirt and boots. The new personal gear, expected to roll out this summer, is darker to better match the new Oper
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Twenty US military veterans taking their own life every day,
Twenty US military veterans taking their own life every day,
Twenty American military veterans committed suicide every day in 2014, according to the first ever study into mental health among former soldiers. The US has long prided itself on respecting army veterans with soldiers getting discounts on
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U.S. Military All-Stars in town for exhibition game
U.S. Military All-Stars in town for exhibition game
The U.S. Military All-Star team is coming to town for an exhibition game Tuesday night at Clemens Field. The event begins at 6:30 p.m, and first pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. The military team is made up of former and active service members
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U.S. Army faces trouble over religious issues at Fort Rucker
U.S. Army faces trouble over religious issues at Fort Rucker
As U.S. forces continue to fight Islamic extremism in the Middle East, a religious battle of a different kind is unfolding nearly 7,000 miles away from the front lines in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan at a military base in small-town Alabama.
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Plot to sell China ‘sensitive’ US military secrets: Go to
Plot to sell China ‘sensitive’ US military secrets: Go to
A Chinese national was sentenced Wednesday in Los Angeles to three years and 10 months behind bars for plotting to hack Boeing Co. in order to steal trade secrets involving the C-17 military cargo transport. Su Bin who also used the names S
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Can Europe Stop Washington’s Military Provocations on Russi
Can Europe Stop Washington’s Military Provocations on Russi
Nation contributing editor Stephen F. Cohen and John Batchelor continue their weekly discussion of the new US-Russian Cold War. (Previous installments are at TheNation.com.) Cohen characterizes last weeks NATO Summit in Warsaw as another st
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Israeli military’s new chief rabbi implied soldiers can rap
Israeli military’s new chief rabbi implied soldiers can rap
The man chosen as the Israeli militarys new chief rabbi has previously implied that soldiers would be permitted to rape women in war. This comes at a time when the Israeli government lurches further and further to the right, with what has b
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Province applauds constables' return to standard police unifo
Province applauds constables' return to standard police unifo
Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux is applauding a decision by theSyndicatdesconstablesspciauxdugouvernementduQubec to return to wearing their standard uniforms. This is a gesture of good faith, Coiteux said in a statement. The union,
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Fort Hood ten-day trial to allow Soldiers to roll up sleeves
Fort Hood ten-day trial to allow Soldiers to roll up sleeves
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, June 16, 2016) -- Its hot down in Texas, and Soldiers at Fort Hood are being given a reprieve from the summer swelter: Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey
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Army Chief endorses rolled sleeves on ACUs, launches pilot at
Army Chief endorses rolled sleeves on ACUs, launches pilot at
Youve asked for it, and the Army has heard you. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley on Thursday announced during a trip to Fort Hood, Texas, that soldiers will be able to roll the sleeves on the Army Combat Uniform. But dont start rolling
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Army's New Uniform Policy Lets Soldiers Roll Up Sleeves
Army's New Uniform Policy Lets Soldiers Roll Up Sleeves
Army's New Uniform Policy Lets Soldiers Roll Up Sleeves
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