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Defense secretary

Defense Secretary Mark Esper Fired

President Trump has announced the termination of the Defense Secretary, Mark Esper. This marks the second time the president has dismissed his top defense official. A move that has left some of the military’s top brass somewhat uneasy. Previously, General James Mattis(ret) was relived after 1 year, 345 days. Esper, a Gulf war Veteran, has not released …

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Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan admits to shooting down Russian gunship, 2 killed

The Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry has announced a colossal mistake. A Russian Mi-24 attack helicopter was shot down by over Armenia by Azeri forces. Although, they insist it was an accident. The gunship crashed in Armenia near the town of Yeraskh. Officials also offered condolences to the families of the 2 Russian crew members killed. A …

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Birthday message

Watch the Commandant’s 245th Marine Corps birthday message

It is time once again for the Commandant’s Birthday message. It is the time when we look back at 245 years of faithful service. Marines have fought in every clime and place where we could take a gun. As a result, we have endeared our place in American history. As well as the history of …

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human trafficking

Human trafficking bust: 109 rescued, 177 arrested

Columbus, OH- Operation Autumn Hope was the effort of over 50 law enforcement agencies. As a result, 109 human trafficking victims were rescued, and 177 suspects were taken into custody. Consequently, U.S. Marshal, Peter Tobin stated, “These are the same personnel who hunt down violent fugitives every day. I’m incredibly proud of them and pleased that they …

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Ryker

AR INNOVATION: Ryker USA puts their best GRIP forward

Have you heard of the Ryker Grip? If so, you know why it is so amazing. If not, let us introduce you to your new favorite shooting accessory. Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door. I’m not sure whether there’s a plethora of people scrambling to get new …

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election

Election Day: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Regardless of the results of the election, we are still one country. We must live, work, and raise our families together. The results of this election will shape our future, but we decide the character in our hearts. We can choose everyday to work hard, be kind, and strive for more. These American ideals transcend …

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Airborne

Airborne! 99 year old Normandy Vet jumps again

Last week, Round Canopy Parachute Team conducted Operation Black Cat. This was an event designed to honor Airborne troops of the past. Although many notable Veterans showed up, the show was stolen by Jim “Pee-Wee” Martin. Martin, 99, was a member of G Company / 506th PIR / 101st Airborne Division in WWII. He jumped into Normandy …

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jet pack

Video: Jet Pack Paramedics! New Technology to Save Lives

Jet Pack paramedics? The future is arriving faster than we could have ever expected. The Daedalus Mark 1 was invented by Richard Browning, a Royal Marine Commando. Browning, the founder of Gravity Industries Ltd, saw more than military applications for the cutting edge jet pack. Teaming up with Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS), Gravity …

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fort Bragg

Fort Bragg deletes Twitter account after lewd tweets

Yesterday, Fort Bragg had a full blown Twitter meltdown. The official account of the US Army base made a series of extremely lewd tweets. Most of which were in response to an adult model’s nude pictures. For scientific purposes, the model’s twitter handle is @quinfinite10. The tweets are too spicy for us to post, but …

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