The Libyan National Army attacks the city of Murzuk, taking further control of Libya’s southern region

Following the downfall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya plummeted into a state of turmoil. Southern Libya, specifically, has come to be known as a particularly violent region full of bandits, radical militants, and terrorist groups, many of which emerged in the power vacuum. These various groups have fought among themselves in an ongoing attempt […]

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Supreme Court: Military retirees can be court-martialed for crimes committed after service

Editor’s Note: This article by Patricia Kime originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community. The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Defense Department’s authority to prosecute retired service members for crimes they commit, even after retirement. The court on Tuesday chose not to hear the case of […]

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Soldiers at Fort Hood describe horrific housing conditions

Soldiers and their spouses told Fort Hood brass and housing officials Thursday night about horrific conditions inside on-post housing, ranging from blooms of mold and lead paint to infestations of snakes and cockroaches and dangerously faulty window screens. The town hall-style meeting on Fort Hood comes as Army leaders blasted “unacceptable and deficient housing conditions” […]

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The Pic of the Day: Political opposition protests continue in Venezuela

Thousands of protesters gather at Avenida Francisco de Miranda during a demonstration organized by Juan Guaidó, president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, on February 12, 2019 in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuelans are demanding the military forces let humanitarian aid into the country. (Photo by Edilzon Gamez/Getty Images)   Watch President Trump discuss the situation in Venezuela […]

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Soldier killed in 2003 ‘Thunder Run’ invasion of Baghdad to receive Distinguished Service Cross

Editor’s Note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared onMilitary.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community. The U.S. Army has announced it will upgrade a former 3rd Infantry Division soldier’s Silver Star to a Distinguished Service Cross for his bravery during the unit’s “Thunder Run” attack on Baghdad, Iraq, in […]

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