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    Indiana Jones 5 castmembers were seen filming flashback scenes dressed as Nazis on Monday... 40 years after Harrison Ford took on the soldiers in Raiders of the Lost Ark. The veteran actor, 78, was not seen on the set, with the sequence shot with minimal actors and crew on an empty road in the Dumfriesshire countryside in Scotland on Sunday. While the...
    Authorities in California’s agricultural heartland weren’t looking for a military assault rifle when they went to investigate the domestic assault case, but they found one. It was in the garage of a Spanish-tiled home in Fresno that police stumbled upon the AK-74. Its distinctively banana-shaped magazine — loaded with 20 rounds — was in a nearby storage container. READ MORE:...
    THOUSANDS of soldiers are too fat to fight the Army’s new fitness tests have revealed. Nearly 6,000 troops were classed as “unconditioned” after getting the lowest scores, meaning they have to do more training. 2Nearly 6,000 soldiers were classed as 'unconditioned' in new fitness testsCredit: Getty SAS hero Rusty Firmin said: “It’s a joke. How did they get into...
    Washington (CNN)The FBI has warned lawmakers that online QAnon conspiracy theorists may carry out more acts of violence as they move from serving as "digital soldiers" to taking action in the real world following the January 6 US Capitol attack.The shift is fueled by a belief among some of the conspiracy's more militant followers that they "can no longer 'trust...
    TWO soldiers have been found dead at Fort Bragg after being found unresponsive in their barracks on Friday. The deaths of Spc. Joshua Diamond, 35, and Pfc. Matthew Disney, 20, of Aberdeen, Maryland may be connected to "illicit drugs", an army spokesperson said Monday. 1The deaths of Spc. Joshua Diamond, 35, and Pfc. Matthew Disney, 20, of Aberdeen,...
    Fresh from charming leaders at the Group of Seven summit, Queen Elizabeth II was back at her residence at Windsor Castle on Saturday to view a military parade marking her official birthday. The 95-year-old monarch sat on a dais to watch the ceremony that despite ongoing social distancing restrictions did not disappoint on the pomp and pageantry front. If she...
    TWO ex-soldiers have been jailed over the violent kidnap of a British millionaire “betrayed” by his Pretty Woman-style call girl. Ex-British Army pair Benjamin Norman Stridgeon and Karl John Boorman were caged for nine years each after admitting to taking part in a robbery and extortion plot hatched by the wealthy businessman’s high-class Bulgarian escort. 7Benjamin Norman Stridgeon and Karl...
    CAPU MIDIA TRAINING AREA, Romania – American and Romanian officers wearing corresponding green and blue camouflage uniforms stood atop an observation deck at the Capu Midia training area in Romania on Wednesday with a common objective that interrupted their conversations throughout the sunny afternoon on the Black Sea coast. Silence ensued each time a PA announced a hostile target was...
    When Americans think of “raising the colors,” they inevitably picture the Stars and Stripes, maybe the iconic moment captured in Iwo Jima Memorial or the battered flag of Fort McHenry that Francis Scott Key immortalized. But the soldiers of the Revolutionary War fought under many banners and flags, including ones that have become controversial today.  These flags, which symbolized the...
    More than a dozen National Guard members were injured when a military bus transporting 25 soldiers overturned in Central Virginia, according to police. The bus was traveling westbound on James River Drive in Prince George County on Monday morning when its operator drove off the right side of the road and into the ditch line, where it turned onto its...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After nearly 80 years, the family of a WWII soldier may finally have some answers. In 1944, Harlan Melinsky of Howard Lake went missing in Italy after he and his fellow soldiers came under attack from Germans. Even after the war, there was no evidence of what happened to Melinsky — until now. “He was just an...
    The remains of World War II sailors and Marines who died on the USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor will be returned for burial in Hawaii today.  The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) undertook the incredible task of identifying the remains of individuals who were aboard the USS Oklahoma when it sank during the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor. ...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff IRWIN, Pa. (KDKA) — In Irwin, a concert was held today to help veterans. The Sounds For Soldiers Concert raised money for Operation Troop Appreciation a non-profit group that is made up of active-duty military members and veterans all over the country. This is the sixth year for the concert.
    BERLIN (AP) — David Dushman, the last surviving Soviet soldier involved in the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, has died. He was 98. The Jewish Community of Munich and Upper Bavaria said Sunday that Dushman had died at a Munich hospital on Saturday. “Every witness to history who passes on is a loss, but saying farewell to...
    More On: auschwitz Arizona bringing back gas chamber with chemical favored by Nazis Auschwitz museum blasts New Yorker Holocaust piece on Poland Pope Francis offers warning against extremism on Holocaust Remembrance Day ‘Camp Auschwitz’ sweatshirt spotted at Capitol riot sold by NYC site David Dushman, the last surviving Soviet soldier who helped liberate Auschwitz in World War II died...
    Former President Donald Trump on Saturday told a story about seeing Gold Star families react to the caskets of their fallen loved ones returning home from war. While speaking at the North Carolina GOP Convention in Greenville Saturday night, the former president detailed the anguish that the families feel seeing the coffins of their sons and daughters come out of...
    COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France -- When the sun rises over Omaha Beach, revealing vast stretches of wet sand extending toward distant cliffs, one starts to grasp the immensity of the task faced by Allied soldiers on June 6, 1944, landing on the Nazi-occupied Normandy shore.Several ceremonies were being held Sunday to commemorate the 77th anniversary of D-Day, the decisive assault that led...
    SHYROKYNE VILLAGE, front line, Ukraine — After a heavy rain, water drips through the woven plastic fibers fastened to the earth ceiling in the caverns that form the front line between Ukraine forces and Russian-backed separatists. Mud pools below the wooden pallet walkways in the narrow, dark network of tunnels. This is where the soldiers live. And this is where...
    COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, FRANCE - When the sun rises over Omaha Beach, revealing vast stretches of wet sand extending toward distant cliffs, one starts to grasp the immensity of the task faced by Allied soldiers on June 6, 1944, landing on the Nazi-occupied Normandy shore. Several ceremonies are scheduled Sunday to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the decisive assault that led to...
    On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “11th Hour,” host Brian Williams touted an ad by the Lincoln Project comparing American soldiers in World War II to Antifa. After noting that the anniversary of the Normandy landings is this weekend, Williams said, “If it wasn’t our finest hour, it’s hard to say what was. And the folks at the Lincoln Project are...
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — The Towson community will celebrate 125 years of tradition at their annual Fourth of July parade on July 3. The year’s parade is dedicated to soldiers and first responders. The celebration will begin at the intersection of Towsontown and Bosley Ave. It will continue down Bosley, Allegheny and Washington Ave. READ MORE: THB Bagelry and Deli...
    FORT CARSON, Colo. (KABC) -- A raccoon caused alarm among some soldiers at Fort Carson in Colorado when it got into an armored vehicle.The encounter captured on video shows the soldiers screaming and running out of their armored vehicle because of the pesky raccoon that somehow got inside.The furry foe chased the troops, and one soldier was even carrying a...
    Not sure wiping your nose with the flag is the best look, but you do you, pal. It's still better than the Trump version. Republican lawmakers spent the entirety of the Donald Trump administration hunting for and condemning government whistleblowers. Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Rand Paul, Reps. Nunes and Takeyourpick—they all sternly warned of the threat posed by anonymous government...
    A VETERAN'S mic was cut off on Monday when he began to discuss the role freed slaves played in honoring Union soldiers in the origins of Memorial Day. Retired Army Lt Col Barnard Kemter, 77, said that he initially believed it was an audio malfunction when the crowd said they couldn’t hear him minutes into the speech at Markillie Cemetery...
    US soldiers have been filmed running from a raccoon insurgent that found its way into their Stryker.  Footage shows soldiers fleeing from the vehicle and screaming as the small animal chases them.  It remains unclear how the raccoon found itself inside the Stryker. 
    Eight cartel gunmen died in two separate shootouts after attacking Mexican military forces in Nuevo Laredo. The battles were so intense, the local U.S. Consulate circulated an emergency notice for people to shelter in place. The shootout took place on Tuesday night when military forces were patrolling the streets of Nuevo Laredo. The border city is under the control of...
    (CNN)The US military has issued an apology after soldiers accidentally stormed a factory in Bulgaria that produces processing machinery for olive oil during a training exercise last month.US soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade had been practicing for days how to seize and secure the Cheshnegirovo decommissioned airfield in Bulgaria, training that included clearing bunkers across the airfield, according to...
    A group of soldiers with the 173rd Airborne Brigade accidentally seized a civilian-occupied business in Bulgaria during a training exercise, U.S. Army officials confirmed Tuesday. On May 11, the paratroopers conducted an exercise simulating seizing an airfield in Cheshnegirovo, Bulgaria, according to the U.S. Army Europe branch. The exercise required soldiers to enter and clear multiple empty structures on the...
    A team of U.S. Army soldiers mistakenly raided a factory in Bulgaria that manufactures equipment used in olive oil production during a NATO training exercise in the region, Fox News has confirmed.  Ken McGraw, the public affairs office for U.S. Special Operations Command, told Fox News on Tuesday that an initial report about the raid was incorrect.  "The unit that...
    Army veterans and their families gathered at Colorado Springs’ Evergreen Cemetery this Memorial Day to pay tribute to fallen soldiers.  At the cemetery are buried soldiers from the Civil War to World War II, and a lone Buffalo Soldier, George Mason.  One of the attendees on Monday was Brandon Wheeler, an Iraq War veteran and member of Living History Colorado,...
    WANTAGH, Nassau County (WABC) -- A car overturned on the Wantagh State Parkway in Wantagh on Monday morning.The car flipped on the northbound highway near Merrick Road just after 7 a.m.Two soldiers who were on their way to help in the administration of the vaccine pulled over to help.Video showed extensive damage to two of the vehicles and to a...
    HOLYOKE (CBS) — The COVID-19 outbreaks at the state-run soldier’s homes claimed the lives of dozens of veterans and sparked several investigations which, so far, have led to two indictments. As many look to return to normal this Memorial Day, the families of those who died at the homes feel they can’t. Jim Mandeville fought his last battle at the...
    UPPER ST. CLAIR, Pa. (KDKA) — Several times this week, sometimes multiple times a day, an 80-year-old man from Upper St. Clair walks into his tiny music rehearsal space, breaks out his favorite brass piece and hones his skills on the horn. “I just practice as much as I can. It gets harder the older you get,” said Donald Taylor....
    Army Signal Corps via Wikimedia Commons Soldiers of the Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Bruyères, France. U.S. Imagine being forced from your home by the government, being imprisoned in a detention camp under armed guards and behind barbed wire – and then being required to join the military to fight for the nation that had locked...
    Loading the player... The mention of Memorial Day easily conjures images of cookouts, military ceremonies, and gravesite visits, and yet, the stories of how these traditions were born are still under-told.  Fundamentally we’re taught that Memorial Day is about remembering the veterans who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice to secure our freedoms as Americans, but what’s too often omitted is...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) — The National Cemetery of the Alleghenies commemorated this Memorial Day with a wreath laying ceremony, moment of silence and the playing of Taps. READ MORE: Soldiers And Sailors Holds Remembrance Memorial Day Ceremony The Department of Veterans Affairs hosts the ceremony every year. This year, it was private. (Photo Credit: KDKA) The...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The annual Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Day ceremony happened virtually on Monday. The service ran until 1:30 p.m. This was a remembrance ceremony in partnership with gold star mothers, spouses, families and other organizations.
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Monday marked the unofficial start to summer. Community members, veterans and local leaders gathered to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Taps echoed off buildings from East Carson Street to the Birmingham Bridge. READ MORE: West View Borough Holds Annual Memorial Day Parade “We do it in honor of those who can’t be here anymore,” Curtis...
    President Biden on Monday honored those who have made the "ultimate sacrifice” on behalf of the U.S. during his Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery. Biden also pointed to those who have continued to “stand watch” across the globe and gave their lives in recent decades during conflicts in Afghanistan and the Middle East.  Biden, who before his speech participated in a wreath-laying ceremony...
    CANDACE Owens has today taken a backhanded swipe at Kamala Harris for her "disrespectful" Memorial Day message that failed to pay tribute to fallen soldiers. The Vice President sparked outrage on social media and faced a tirade of backlash after tweeting "Enjoy the long weekend" alongside a snap of herself smiling - without mention of the military. 4Kamala Harris found...
    President Joe Biden said that America is “eternally grateful” for the sacrifices made by the nation’s soldiers and their families, and pleaded for Americans to remember that “we’re all created equal in the image of almighty God” in remarks at Arlington Cemetery to mark Memorial Day on Monday. “Here in Arlington lie heroes who gave what President Lincoln called the...
    Madison Summers May 31, 2021 0 Comments President Joe Biden is paying tribute to fallen soldiers on Memorial Day. “There’s nothing more important, nothing more sacred, nothing more American than keeping the faith,” Biden declared during his remarks in observance of Memorial Day. "And so remember those who gave their all in the cause of unity, in...
    Former President Donald Trump thanked Americans who made the “supreme sacrifice” in a statement Monday in honor of Memorial Day. “The depth of their devotion, the steel of their resolve, and the purity of their patriotism has no equal in human history,” Trump said in the statement. “On distant battlefields, in far-off oceans, and high in the skies above, they...
    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...
    President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were both criticized on Saturday for messages they tweeted about Memorial Day that did not mention the soldiers who lost their lives for which the holiday honors. “Stay cool this weekend, folks,” President Biden tweeted with a picture of himself speaking to a young lady. Stay cool this weekend, folks. pic.twitter.com/Z2xOTekvUZ —...
    Vice President Kamala Harris wrote a tribute to service members on Memorial Day weekend amid backlash for an earlier tweet that did not reference the military at all. “Throughout our history, our servicemen and women have risked everything to defend our freedoms and our country. As we prepare to honor them on Memorial Day, we remember their service and their...