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    Suicides in the U.S. Army's active-duty forces jumped 46-percent last quarter compared to the same period last year, according to a new suicide report from the Pentagon.  In Q2 of 2021, 60 active-duty U.S. Army personnel members lost their lives to suicide compared to 41 the previous year.  TEXAS MAN SUSPECTED OF COMMITTING TWO MURDERS WHILE FREE ON BOND IN...
    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker activated the National Guard on Monday to help transport students in several cities across the state to school amid a widespread bus driver shortage plaguing the return to in-person instruction.  The governor’s order makes up to 250 Massachusetts National Guard personnel available, and 90 of those Guard members will begin training on Tuesday to serve as...
    White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday during a briefing that President Biden's administration is "not going to allow" charter flights with unvetted passengers from Afghanistan to land on American military bases, due to safety concerns. According to Psaki, the Biden administration continues to "press the Taliban" over the issue of evacuation flights, many of which contain Americans, not...
    MENIFEE, Calif. (KABC) -- A military crashed and overturned Wednesday afternoon on the 215 Freeway in Menifee, leaving an unknown number of personnel possibly injured.The crash was reported shortly after 12:30 p.m. near McCall Boulevard, where a military truck that was part of a convoy apparently veered off the right shoulder of the interstate and rolled onto its side, according...
    US officials have declared the war in Afghanistan over as the last planes and military personnel leave Kabul. A spokesman confirmed that last plane left Monday. 1US officials have declare the war in Afghanistan overCredit: AFP Most read in NewsSTORM'S DESTRUCTION Levee failure prompts evacuations after Ida as locals deal with damageSHOCK LOSS Instagram model, 33, 'killed in...
                       
    Civil rights lawyer Leo Terrell broke down in tears as former Marine Joey Jones discussed the deaths of 13 American military personnel who were killed in Thursday’s terrorist attack in Kabul. WATCH: “Leo, you look at those faces and you hear their stories,” Jones began on Fox News’ “The Big Saturday Show.” “They want to be a sheriff’s deputy,...
    AS tragedy continues to strike in Afghanistan following President Joe Biden's decision to pull American troops out, many Afghans are looking for a way out. One way they are doing so is by applying for a Special Immigrant Visa. 2Image of Afghans who are desperate to apply for the Special Immigrant Visa August 4, 2021Credit: Getty What is...
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed President Joe Biden’s decision to pull the U.S. military out of Afghanistan in a Tuesday interview with Fox News, calling it one of the greatest foreign policy disasters in American history. McConnell heavily criticized Biden and his handling of the Afghanistan withdrawal after the Taliban retook the country in a matter of days. McConnell...
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell joined "America’s Newsroom" Tuesday, saying that President Biden’s handling of the Afghanistan collapse is "one of the greatest foreign policy disasters in American history." AMERICAN MOM MAKES URGENT PLEA TO BIDEN FROM AFGHANISTAN: 'WE ARE STRANDED, PLEASE HELP US' MITCH MCCONNELL: This is one of the greatest foreign policy disasters in American history. I think...
    A U.S. air base in Germany was preparing to house evacuees arriving from Afghanistan, Air Force officials said Friday. "Ramstein Airmen have been preparing around-the-clock to provide support, such as temporary lodging, as the base receives aircraft carrying evacuees in the coming days," Ramstein Air Base tweeted.  Service members and volunteers set up cots and sorted through donations of items...
    President Biden recognizes the advance of the Taliban and takes action to increase intelligence monitoring. Photo: . / EPA / STRINGER / . President Joe Biden blamed his predecessor, Donald Trump, for the situation that led to the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan., but the ex-president did not remain silent and blamed the...
    (CNN)Additional Australian military personnel will be deployed to enforce tighter Covid-19 restrictions in the greater Sydney area next week as the country continues to battle the highly infectious Delta variant, authorities announced Saturday.It comes after the state of New South Wales (NSW) reported 466 new locally transmitted cases on Saturday -- a new record -- to take its total number...
    Just weeks away from completing its military withdrawal from Afghanistan, the United States is sending thousands of combat troops back to Kabul in a last-ditch attempt to move diplomatic personnel and Afghan allies out of harm's way. The move, announced Thursday by the State Department and the Pentagon, comes as U.S.-trained and -equipped Afghan security forces continue to crumble in...
    A member of the US Armed Forces administers a shot of the Pfizer vaccine at a FEMA community vaccination center in Philadelphia. Mark Makela/Getty Images All actively-serving military personnel have to get vaccinated by mid-September, said the Department of Defense on Monday. The deadline could be pushed earlier if the FDA fully approves the vaccines before then. At...
    Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will make coronavirus vaccines mandatory for all members of the military by mid-September, or “immediately” upon Food and Drug Administration approval, whichever comes first, according to a memo he issued August 9. In a memo to all Department of Defense (DOD) employees, Austin wrote (emphasis added): As many of you know, President Biden asked me to...
    An Iranian state actor spent years pretending to be someone called "Marcella Flores" in an attempt to spy on a U.S. aerospace defense contractor. A new report from cybersecurity company Proofpoint identified the actor as part of state-sponsored espionage against defense "industrial base" contractors doing work related to the Middle East. Identified as TA456, the state actor first established a...
    The coronavirus pandemic is a national security threat and the Pentagon is considering adding COVID-19 vaccines to "the full list of requirements for military personnel," according to a statement late Thursday.  The Biden administration has not said it will require COVID-19 vaccines for federal workers and the military but will force those who are unvaccinated to take frequent tests and...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden says he’s directing military to develop plan for making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for service personnel. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    President Joe Biden’s proposed defense budget for fiscal year 2022 calls for an increase in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) civilian workforce while reducing the number of active-duty personnel. In spite of global threats such as China and Russia, the president’s proposed budget would shrink every military branch except the nascent Space Force. The budget proposes reducing the number of...
    (CNN)A Category 5 Covid hurricane is making landfall in the United States, and the Biden administration must use every tool in its toolkit to blunt its impact -- especially if the country is to weather a storm that will likely intensify in the fall should preventative measures not be taken now.Patients who have contracted the Delta variant of the coronavirus...
    More On: military For South Koreans, Olympic medal is only way out of military Five high-ranking Cuban generals dead in 10 days UN says women, children casualties up in Afghanistan Iraq PM says US troops no longer needed to fight Islamic terrorists The Defense Department has dragged its feet on protecting service personnel from “forever chemicals” at military installations...
    The Defense Department has dragged its feet on protecting service personnel from "forever chemicals" at military installations and isn't doing enough to track health effects from exposure to the toxic compounds, according to an internal audit. Officials have taken steps to find and clean groundwater contaminated with firefighting foam containing PFAS, or perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, the department's inspector general...
    LONDON (AP) — Around two-thirds of female veterans in the British armed forces have experienced bullying, harassment or discrimination in their careers, a parliamentary report said Sunday. The report also said that women who reported serious sexual offences are “denied justice” by an inadequate military court system and complaints process. Parliament’s defense committee found that 64% of female veterans and...
    An Alabama military base has announced it will require proof of coronavirus vaccination for service members who wish to go without a face mask while on duty.  Fort Rucker has updated its guidance in the face of the rising threat of the Delta variant of COVID-19. The variant has quickly grown to become the dominant strain of COVID-19 in the...
    (CNN Business)Facebook said Thursday it has disrupted a group of Iranian hackers who created fake social media profiles and sent targeted, malicious links to victims in an attempt to spy on Western defense contractors and military personnel. The campaign has apparent links to the Iranian government.The hackers ran a sophisticated operation to gain their victims' trust, Facebook said, often posing...
    U.S. military leaders were so worried that then-President Donald Trump would attempt a coup in the waning days of his presidency that they considered resigning in the event Trump ordered them to do anything they felt was illegal, according to excerpts of an upcoming book obtained by CNN. The book, I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final...
    PENTAGON - U.S. troops in Syria have returned fire after a rocket attack targeted American forces there Monday, according to a military spokesman. “U.S. Forces in Syria, while under multiple rocket attack, acted in self-defense and conducted counter-battery artillery fire at rocket launching positions,” U.S. Colonel Wayne Marotto, the spokesman for the international military intervention against Islamic State, wrote on Twitter.  The rockets targeted...
    More On: military Gas of the future? Drone refuels Navy fighter jet in midair US has withdrawn over half of its forces from Afghanistan Pentagon says no Pride flags at US military bases US-linked Chinese military scientist filed patent for COVID vaccine just after contagion emerged: report A US military base in San Antonio, Texas, was on lockdown Wednesday...
    JOINT Base San Antonio-Lackland went into lockdown on Wednesday afternoon due to a reported active shooter situation. It issued a warning on social media urging all personnel to "take cover" immediately. 1It issued a warning on social media urging all personnel to 'take cover' immediately ????Active Shooter warning for all JBSA-Lackland personnel. All base personnel implement LOCKDOWN procedures immediately...
    Celebrities took to social media on Memorial Day to honor fallen military personnel who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, Kris Jenner and many other stars paid their respects with posts on Twitter and Instagram highlighting people who served our country.  "Respect. Honor. Remember… At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember...
    Fact check: No, the CDC did not release data showing 7 in 10 Americans are declining COVID-19 vaccine Where to find Memorial Day TV sales © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Memorial Day honors those who have fallen during military action in the United States.  The country took in a three day weekend while reflecting on those whose...
    Memorial Day honors those who have fallen during military action in the United States.  The country took in a three day weekend while reflecting on those whose lives were cut short as graves were visited and families mourned. President Joe Biden spoke during the National Memorial Day Observance at the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery on Monday in Arlington,...
    This Memorial Day, Fox Nation treats subscribers to fresh, new, exclusive content inspired by America's heroes — and an even sweeter surprise for them: a one-year free membership to the streaming service.Fox Nation is thrilled to thank soldiers currently serving in active duty - as well as our nation's veterans - for their service to our country with its new...
    The U.S. military’s Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) recently offered personnel virtual professional development courses, including one "woke" class focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. JSOC offered to civilian and military personnel a list of 17 free online courses, including a "Diversity, Equity and Inclusion" conference in May and others on a litany of woke topics. U.S. Special Operations Command...
    Personnel for Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), a secretive component of the United States military’s Special Operations Command, are being encouraged to attend virtual conferences on diversity, equity, and inclusion, among other topics considered beneficial for their “professional development,” according to two sources. Emails obtained by Breitbart News and sent out from JSOC’s Civilian Training Office to JSOC personnel — both...
    The Pentagon is planning to 'continuously' trawl the social media accounts of military personnel for extremist behavior and views - and will use a private security company to shield itself from concerns that it's violating First Amendment rights. The pilot program, which is being created as part of the Biden administration's plan to crack down on domestic extremism, will result in...
    The United States withdrew 120 military personnel from Israel and is warning Americans against traveling to the region due to escalating violence in the conflict between Israel and Palestinian territory controlled by the militant group Hamas. Defense Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters during a press briefing Thursday that the military personnel were from U.S. Central Command and European Command....
    More On: israel How one ambiguous tweet led to false reports of Gaza ground attack Far-left House Democrats break with Biden, blast Israel in speeches NYC Democratic Socialists upset Jewish leaders with support for Palestinians Israel deploys ground forces near Gaza as conflict escalates The United States has withdrawn 120 military personnel from Israel and is advising Americans to...
    The Pentagon's chief spokesman said Thursday that the U.S. evacuated 120 Defense Department personnel from Israel who were in the country for a routine planning conference to discuss future military exercises between U.S. and Israeli troops, a report said. "This particular planning conference was already scheduled to wrap up this week, but we did accelerate the departures of these individuals...
    More than 130 US personnel, including a military officer and his two-year-old son, have suffered brain injuries in suspected directed-energy attacks possibly made by Russia, a report said on Wednesday. Spies, diplomats and soldiers started experiencing mysterious brain injuries five years ago with the tally now higher than 130 people - more than double the number of 60 previously confirmed...
    US Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed by a superior and her alleged killer was allowed to flee the Fort Hood base and evade arrest before he fatally shot himself, the military said in a report released on Friday. The Army report said that the sexual harassment by the superior was unrelated to Guillen’s murder and that the suspected...
    President Joe Biden did not rule out ordering all members of the military to get the COVID vaccine after data showed that 40% of Marines refused to get a shot. 'I don't know,' he told NBC's Today Show. 'I'm going to leave that to the military.' Nearly 40% of the 123,000 Marines who have had the chance to receive COVID...
    A new quarterly U.S. report has documented a staggering 82% increase in “insider attacks” on Afghan government security forces in the first quarter of 2021, resulting in 115 personnel killed and 39 wounded. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) reported Thursday to the U.S. Congress that overall Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) casualties also were substantially...
    A new quarterly U.S. report has documented a staggering 82% increase in “insider attacks” on Afghan government security forces in the first quarter of 2021, resulting in 115 personnel killed and 39 wounded. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) reported Thursday to the U.S. Congress that overall Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) casualties also were substantially...
    US service members can be tracked on missions in multiple countries, including Syria, using commercially available phone data that also shows their travels to military bases and their homes in the United States, according to a new report.  The Wall Street Journal has reported that such data sets surfaced in 2016 when PlanetRisk, a US defense contractor, was working on...
    The Pentagon created a policy mess nine years ago by trying to tackle "extremism" in the military, and it’s about to get a lot messier.  In 2012, it amended DOD Instruction 1325.06, which outlines activities from which military personnel are prohibited.  The rule was reasonably clear before – it said active-duty personnel cannot "actively advocate supremacist doctrine, ideology or causes, including those that advance, encourage or advocate illegal...
    TOP brass put dozens of military personnel under close surveillance last year — to combat bogus compensation claims. They gave the green light to 37 undercover operations to check on claimants. 3They gave the green light to 37 undercover operations to check on claimantsCredit: Reuters It came in a year when £147million was paid out in compensation, costs and legal...
    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Security forces in Myanmar used violence on Monday against demonstrators who sought to celebrate last week’s formation of a shadow government to serve as an alternative to the military junta that has held power since a February coup. Myanmar media and posts on social networks said the violence was especially intense in Myingyan, a town in...