2,000 Massachusetts National Guardsmen activated in coronavirus response
The Massachusetts National Guard will deploy up to 2,000 members to help with the state’s coronavirus response as the statewide nurses union called on Gov. Charlie Baker for military help Thursday and Boston hospitals prepare for a surge of patients. “Activating the National Guard will help support our Administration’s... Read more
Terrorist group that claims it killed two Americans warns US troops of another attack
An Iranian-backed insurgency group has formed in Iraq- and they’re threatening US assets in the region. Known as the “League of Revolutionaries,” the group, which claims to be responsible for the rocket attack at Camp Taji, was the “smallest amount of force the group could use.” The attack killed... Read more
Army dentist earned the Medal of Honor after being shot 76 times while fighting to the death
While people generally don’t think of healthcare providers as warriors, there is no doubt that many serving in the US military are ready, willing, and able to add exceptions of their rule to “do no harm.” When push comes to shove in the heat of battle, unlikely heroes can... Read more
Pentagon calls Navy to action after Coronavirus cases among US troops double in one day
WASHINGTON — Thirty-six American service members worldwide had tested positive for the coronavirus as of Tuesday, a Pentagon spokesman said, confirming that the cases among troops had doubled in just one day. In total, 59 members of the Defense Department community had confirmed cases of the fast-spreading coronavirus, formally... Read more
Islamic State warns terrorists to avoid Europe until coronavirus passes
The Islamic State has warned its terrorist organization to stay clear of Europe until coronavirus is under control. Would-be martyrs learned of the travel ban in the Islamic State newsletter al-Naba just before the weekend got underway, according to outlets including Homeland Security Today. The newsletter reportedly urges the... Read more
US Space Force begins operations for first offensive weapon system
Photo: Airmen from the 4th Space Control Squadron take a picture in front of the Counter Communications System Block 10.2 on March 12 on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The 4th SPCS received the B10.2 from the Space and Missile Systems Center on Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.,... Read more
Army sniper rifle program chooses a new optic
West coast optics manufacturer Leupold has done it again, this time securing a lucrative contract with the US Army to outfit its newest precision sniper rifles. The Oregon-based company made an announcement on the matter last week, celebrating the sealing of the deal that will involve the high-end Mk... Read more
US launches strikes against Iran-backed group in Iraq after death of US service member
Baghdad/Washington (dpa) – The United States has conducted “defensive precision strikes” against facilities linked to the Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah militia in Iraq, the Pentagon has confirmed. The strikes came after two US and one British member of the military personnel were killed on Wednesday in a rocket attack on... Read more
House approves measure to limit President Trump’s war powers against Iran
WASHINGTON – The House approved a resolution Wednesday that would bar President Donald Trump from launching a military attack against Iran without explicit congressional authorization. The measure now goes to the White House, where Trump is expected to veto it. The president has said it would undermine U.S. security... Read more
Turkey carried out unprecedented crackdown on free expression
DUBAI: The US State Department has released a report accusing Turkey of committing crimes against its people and restricting freedom of expression. The Department said in its report that Turkey restricted freedom of expression such as the press and the internet. The country had also used violence against journalists... Read more
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