An Air Force private housing company faked its maintenance records to get millions of dollars in bonuses

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) – A U.K. company that provides housing to U.S. military families came under official investigation earlier this year, after Reuters disclosed it had faked maintenance records to pocket performance bonuses at an Oklahoma Air Force base. At the time, Balfour Beatty Communities said it strove to correctly report its maintenance work. […]

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Israelis hit dozens of targets in retaliation for Syrian airstrike

On Tuesday, Iranian Quds Forces launched, from Syrian territory, four missiles at targets in Israel. The Israelis’ reaction was swift. They retaliated early on Wednesday morning by attacking dozens of Syrian air defense and Iranian forces targets within Syria.  According to a statement by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), Israel’s airstrikes targeted missile launchers, weapons […]

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2 years after the Fitzgerald and McCain collisions, the Navy has no idea if its new ship-driving training is working

Two years after a pair of deadly collisions involving Navy ships killed 17 sailors and caused hundreds of millions of dollars of damage, the Navy still can’t figure out whether its plan to improve ship-driving training has been effective. In fact, according to senior Navy officials quoted in a recent Government Accountability Office report on […]

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The Pic of the Day: Hooyah CMSgt. Grove!

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Chris Grove, a Special Tactics combat controller assigned as the 720th Special Tactics Group superintendent, leads family members, friends and teammates in Memorial Pushups following his Silver Star Medal presentation ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 15, 2019. Grove was awarded the nation’s third-highest medal against an armed enemy […]

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