Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal told the Army Monday that he intends to retire, military officials said, less than a week after President Barack Obama fired him as the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
They point out that according to Israel, it will not be in a position to launch a strike on Iran without using bases in Georgia and Azerbaijan due to the limited capabilities of its nuclear submarines stationed near the Iranian coast.
The firing of McChrystal and his replacement by Petraeus represents . . the means by which Obama adapts to the demands of the military brass. McChrystal’s only crime—his “error in judgment”, in Obama’s parlance—was to express too bluntly the sentimen
The US Navy says more research is needed to connect ailments suffered by Marines who served at Camp Lejeune and their families who lived there to decades of water contamination at the 156,000-acre base in eastern North Carolina.
If you're looking for fallout maps, you won't find any such map here or anywhere that will satisfy your whim or sophisticated inquiry. Why? Because the executioners, to their best of their satisfactions, don't want you to see them.
The military brass and noncoms may believe they are acting in our nation’s interest by protecting American citizens in our two present wars. Sadly, that is a false belief fueled by the propaganda machine known as the main stream media. The American m
Russia appears to have a "schizophrenic" approach to Iran, viewing Tehran as a security threat while pursuing commercial deals with the country, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Thursday.
The FBI was investigating after a civilian was arrested with grenades in his vehicle on an Army base in Georgia. The arrest came a day after an AWOL serviceman was arrested in Florida for trying to enter an base there with fake ID and weapons,
Unexplained Multi-State National Guard Mobilizations Raising All Sorts Of Red Flags June 13th, 2010 Posted By Erik Wong. SHTF Plan: Eye witness reports from Georgia, Minnesota, Alabama, Kansas, and perhaps Texas suggest large scale mobilizat
Gen. David Petraeus slumped at the witness table Tuesday while testifying at a Senate hearing, and a spokesman said the general was likely dehydrated and jet-lagged from his travels.
Pentagon investigators are trying to determine the whereabouts of the founder of Wikileaks for fear he may publish a huge cache of classified State Department cables that could do serious damage to national security, government officials tell The Da
The State Department's Worst Nightmare by Philip Shenon June 8, 2010 An Army intel analyst charged with leaking classified materials also downloaded sensitive diplomatic cables. Are America’s foreign policy secrets about to go online? Philip
The same video technology the NFL uses for instant replay during football games could soon help monitor battlefields in Afghanistan. The amount of surveillance video coming in from robots has overwhelming analysts who simply can't keep up.
A problem that rendered as many as 10,000 U.S. military GPS receivers useless for days is a warning to safeguard a system that enemies would love to disrupt, a defense expert says.
US National Guard troops being sent to the Mexican border will be used to stem the flow of guns and drugs across the frontier and not to enforce US immigration laws, the State Department said Wednesday. The clarification came after the Mexican gov
A short video on how some in the US military 'Make Friends and Influence People'.
Defense officials also told the newspaper that the secret order, approved in September by top US commander General David Petraeus, permits reconnaissance ahead of possible military action in Iran if high tensions over its nuclear program...
The creation of America's most senior cyber warrior comes just days after the US air force disclosed that some 30,000 of its troops had been re-assigned from technical support "to the frontlines of cyber warfare". The creation of Cyber Command is in
Supplemental bills allow Congress to spend beyond the 13 annual appropriations bills that fund the federal government. This is akin to a family that consistently outspends its budget, and needs to use a credit card to make it through the end of the
The Defense Department is requesting $131 million in its fiscal year 2011 budget to upgrade Shindand Air Base so it can accommodate more commando helicopters, drone surveillance aircraft, fuel and munitions.
A robotic Air Force space plane that launched in late April under a shroud of secrecy is most likely an orbital spy vehicle, and not a space weapon or weapon platform, a former U.S. Air Force officer says in a new report.
While U.S. men and women put their lives at risk in Iraq, the MPAA has queried the military about the pirating habits of the soldiers stationed there. The MPAA is fighting a war of its own in the Middle East, one against copyright infringing soldiers
Millions of Americans will be outraged when they learn that Obama has picked a Supreme Court nominee with a demonstrated hostility to the very armed forces that make our freedom and constitutional rights possible. But that’s just one reason why Presi
Individual snipers routinely account for more kills than entire battalions operating in the same place at the same time, hit the target almost every time, and each bullet costs around €2. What’s more, snipers inflict a psychological terror on an ene