NASCAR Owners Back Trump, Claim They Will Fire Drivers Who Protest National Anthem

Several owners of National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) teams have claimed they will back Donald Trump’s suggestion that NFL players who protest the national anthem should be fired. Breitbart reports “Anybody that don’t stand up for the anthem oughta’ be out of the country, period,” Richard Petty, owner of Richard Petty Motorsports, told The Associated […]

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Steelers Coach Rips Afghan War Vet Villanueva for Standing for the Anthem

In what might just be the most 2017 NFL story ever, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin ripped one of his players, an Afghan war veteran, for coming out of the locker room for the national anthem. Breitbart reports On Sunday, the Steelers had decided as a team to remain in the locker room and not come to the […]

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Exhibit honoring Native Americans’ contributions to U.S. military to be displayed at UNCP museum

Native Americans have served in every major U.S. military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts in the Middle East in higher numbers per capita than any other ethnic group. Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces reveals the remarkable history of Native American veterans through art, photography and essay. UNCP writes […]

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The War Through Ground Glass: Photojournalists in Vietnam

During the Vietnam War, photographers captured millions of images. One of the most recognizable depicted children scared and running after a napalm attack. The military permitted journalists to travel freely in the country, enabling them to document the realities of war. In our series Vietnam: Virginia Remembers, 88.9 WCVE’s Phil Liles has more on a local […]

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Anti-malaria drugs are hurting Australian Vets

Schizophrenia, hallucinations, seizures and self harm are among the disorders allegedly affecting Australian service men and women who trialled controversial anti-malaria drugs. 9news reports The drugs were given to the military personnel from 1999 to 2002 while deployed to East Timor and Bougainville as part of international peacekeeping missions. The precise numbers who received them […]

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‘Veterans should be banned from four-year universities’, It’s Not A joke

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – A newsletter posted on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) campus is starting to make the rounds on social media and it states veterans should be banned from four-year universities. Several viewers asked 11 News to look into the origin of the newsletter. The letter states military veterans should be […]

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‘Parking Lot’ Suicides Roil VA Hospitals

In a tragic and disturbing trend, veterans are resorting to suicide on the grounds of VA facilities, VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin said last week. Military reports “As some of you may know, veterans tend to come to a VA — either drive a car or come to the VA — and actually suicide on […]

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Marines Engaged In Close Combat

This is CIRCA 2004 Funker reports Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/4 assault the insurgent held Sadr School in Najaf, Iraq on 12 August 2004 to evacuate wounded Marines. In a video that was just recently published to Facebook, Sergeant Major Justin Lehew recounts the day that his rifle company had to evacuate wounded Marines […]

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Air Force Announces Who’s Eligible for New ‘R’ Device

Military Daily reports An MQ-9 Reaper pilot of the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron controls a drone from his work station at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. (US Air Force photo/Vernon Young, Jr.) Military.com | 24 Jun 2017 | by Oriana Pawlyk The Air Force announced the career specialties eligible to receive the “R device” for […]

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Transgender Enlistment Delay

Military daily reports WASHINGTON — Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait and reflected broader concerns that a longer delay would trigger […]

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73rd anniversary of D-Day: Remembering the WWII beach landings of June 6, 1944

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, one of the most historic battles of World War II. On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops – about half of them Americans – landed on a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified coastline in Normandy, France as part of an assault on Nazi forces. At the time, […]

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Supreme Court Rejects Appeal From Marine Over Religious Liberty

Military.com reports The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from a former Marinewho was court-martialed in part for expressing her Christian faith in the workplace. Lower courts had concluded orders from her military superiors did not constitute a “substantial burden” on her First Amendment rights. The justices on Monday upheld her court-martial without comment. […]

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