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Vanessa Guillen

What the F*ck Fort Hood, Part 1- Vanessa Guillen

We were originally going to write a piece giving you all of the known facts regarding Vanessa Guillen and her disappearance. Quite frankly, you’ve probably already seen the numerous headlines talking about it, especially in the last 48 hours. But we still have questions and we are demanding answers. We FIRST mentioned Vanessa’s name on …

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Women take on the Army Combat Fitness Test

October 2020 is fast approaching and with it, the reign of the Army Combat Fitness Test. The new age and gender-neutral fitness assessment takes over as the test of record as we enter the new fiscal year.  Soldiers are reacting to its implementation in a variety of ways. Some are excited for a more comprehensive …

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Just another day in the life for paratroopers? Evening jump gone wrong.

On October 2nd, a C-130 carrying 87 soldiers during an Arctic Anvil evening exercise missed the intended drop zone at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.  This caused a majority of the paratroopers to land in the surrounding trees and 22 of them to sustain minor injuries.  Arctic Anvil is the largest exercise held at Shelby in almost …

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These Images Taken before Combat Photographer’s Death will Haunt You

The US Army has just released photos taken moments before the death of Combat Photographer Spc. Hilda I. Clayton. The visual information specialist, assigned to the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera), was killed during a live-fire training exercise in 2013. Four other soldiers, members of the Afghan National Army, also died. One of the Afghan soldiers …

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6 Fort Campbell soldiers allegedly sold $1 million in stolen military equipment on eBay

It’s probably a tale as old as the military itself, but even the anonymity of the online marketplace couldn’t keep these alleged military conspirators from getting nabbed by the feds for pinching combat gear for resale on the outside. The United States Attorney’s Office for Middle Tennessee indicted six Fort Campbell soldiers Oct. 6 for allegedly …

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Ranger Dies One Month Before Getting Out of Army

A soldier assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment has died after fatal injuries sustained during an airborne operation. He was one month away from getting out of the Army. Staff Sgt. Avonye John Cavon Chisolm, 26, was transported to the nearest military treatment facility then air-lifted to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia.  He …

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Tactical Tuesday: Norway’s Elite “Punisher” Battalion Slaying Bodies [Video]

Do you love death metal, badass soldiers and Vikings?  Then this video is definitely for you. Norway’s elite “Punisher” battalion is a mechanized infantry unit that fights while wearing patches with the emblem of the Marvel character. The unit’s real name is the Telemark battalion, and its normal logo is a yellow Viking ship on …

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Female Veteran Suicide Rate Far Higher Than General Population, Study Finds

A massive study made public on August 4th by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs shows that a female veteran is several times  more likely to commit suicide than a woman who has not served in the military. Many experts also believe that the suicide rate and the high rate of sexual assaults against women in the …

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