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Army trainee hijacks bus full of elementary school children

Today, police arrested a Fort Jackson trainee after he took over a school bus full of children. The suspect was armed with an issued rifle, but did not harm anyone on board. Fort Jackson officials made the following statement: “This was a failure in our accountability procedures that we truly regret and are apologetic to our …

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Marines on social media “hate” the new PT uniform

The Marine Corps recently announced a new change to their Physical Training (PT) uniform. However, it did not go over well. Many took to social media to voice their opinion over the new threads. Some of the responses were pretty brutal. One commenter stated, “This seems like a waste of time and money… We already …

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Army releases results of 2021 tenant satisfaction survey

Army public affairs recently announced the result of the 2021 tenant survey. They state the “survey was conducted by an independent, third-party firm using standardized questions prepared by the Department of Defense across all military services.” The findings indicated an “increase in customer satisfaction.” The Director of Installation Services, Michael Reheuser, made several remarks about …

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3 Fort Hood Leaders to Receive Memorandums of Reprimand

A statement released by the Army detailed the results of their investigation into the actions of Fort Hood leaders. It outlined that Gen. Michael X. Garrett, the commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command, has made a determination based on the investigation conducted by Gen. John Murray. As a result, the following occurred: Gen. Garrett …

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DOD to Expand Access to Military Exchanges

Military Exchanges have long been selective of who is allowed to shop there. However, that list just got a little longer with a recent change by the DOD. The Department of Defense announced,  “Starting May 1, 2021, DOD and Coast Guard appropriated fund and nonappropriated fund civilian employees are authorized to shop at military exchange …

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DepSecDef Hicks: Conflict With China is neither “desirable nor inevitable.”

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks has had a lot to say about China. Most recently, Hicks said, “Beijing has the economic, military and technological capability to challenge the international system and America’s interests within it.” Also adding, “This is happening all along the continuum of conflict — from routine statecraft, through the use of …

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Ryan Holt

Marine Vet makes 5th appearance on Naked and Afraid

Ryan Holt had an impressive career in the Marine Corps. The Maine native did multiple combat deployments and was honorably discharged after 8 years. However, he wasn’t done pushing his limits. Not too long after he took off the uniform, he took the rest of his clothes off. On national television no less. Holt has …

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Family of Vanessa Guillén slams White House for “going silent”

Yesterday, the family of Vanessa Guillén held an emotional press conference in Washington D.C.  Natalie Khawam, the family lawyer, opened by asking for a moment of silence. Adding, “At this hour, one year ago, Vanessa Guillén was being shoved in a tuff box, let that sink in.” Afterwards, the family detailed their struggles, and criticized …

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Study: 94% of Veterans will argue about anything

A recent study conducted on social media stated that 94% of Veterans will argue about anything. Literally anything. Perhaps more shocking is the break down of those numbers: 87% of Veterans who realize they are wrong will continue to argue their original point to save face. 92% of Veterans will argue using facts they did …

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