Bombs Away: Best images of our military for April 12th, 2019
From the ‘Far East’ to the Middle East and to the ‘Space Coast’ this week’s images feature marksmanship training, teaching the next generation, and another historic launch to space. At the Royal Jordanian Naval base, Marine Lance Cpl. David Shook worked on his marksmanship with the M500 shotgun. The... Read more
White House urged ICE to release detainees in SF, other Democratic strongholds
Erin Allday San Francisco Chronicle California immigrant rights advocates blasted a plan by the White House to transport and release detainees on the streets of sanctuary cities — specifically San Francisco, plus some small- and medium-size communities — as political payback. The White House tried twice over the past... Read more
Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago had hidden camera detector & other devices in hotel room
Update: Yujing Zhang, the woman arrested for trying to upload a malware device at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate apparently had a stash of cash totaling about $8,000, a signal detector to locate hidden cameras and other devices inside her hotel room. According to the Daily Mail, Zhang also had... Read more
Russian colonel reveals Kremlin is teaching dolphins & soldiers to use psychic abilities
A Russian military publication published an article by a military field officer, claiming that the post-Soviet state has access to psychic soldiers and telepathic dolphins. The state-funded Army Digest is coming under fire from some government officials after it released the work of Colonel Nikolai Poroskov, who wrote about... Read more
Bombs Away: Best photos of our military for April 4th, 2019
This week we see a major show of force in a polar environment, a Golden Knight gets tangled with a Red Devil, more training in the Far East, and a test of a piece of rocket that could be on the way to Moon. Soldiers lit up the night... Read more
U.S. suspended delivery of F-35 parts to Turkey. How bad is it for Lockheed Martin?
Gordon Dickson Fort Worth Star-Telegram When it comes to building the F-35 stealth fighter jet, Turkey is no small partner. That’s why Fort Worth-based Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is sure to feel a sting after the Defense Department announced this week that it was suspending delivery of F-35 aircraft parts... Read more
Bombs Away: Best photos of our military for March 29th, 2019
This week’s photos features Marines staying on alert out on the Pacific, some aerial aerobics from an ally, and a grueling walk out in space. On the USS Green Bay, a Marine Battalion Landing Team test fires an M240B medium machine gun. The Battalion is part of the 31st... Read more
James McConville, the Army’s No. 2 general, nominated as service’s next chief of staff
Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes The White House has nominated Army Gen. James McConville to become the service’s next chief of staff, officials announced Tuesday during an Association of the United States Army event. McConville’s nomination was sent to the Senate Armed Services Committee late Monday, retired Army Gen.... Read more
Pompeo denounces Iran in Lebanon, even as he meets with its ‘proxies’
By Nabih Bulos and Tracy Wilkinson Los Angeles Times One day after President Donald Trump signaled a change in U.S. policy certain to alienate Arab allies, America’s top diplomat traveled to Beirut on Friday to denounce Iran and urge that its “proxies” be removed from the Lebanese government. Secretary... Read more
Bombs Away: Best photos of our military for March 22nd, 2019
This week’s collection of photos gives us a breathtaking view of the B-52 Stratofortress and a gorgeous sunset in California. But it starts in the Pacific Ocean as a Super Stallion helicopter lands on the USS Harpers Ferry as part of USS Boxer Amphibious Ready Group. In Germany, the... Read more
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