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Woman To Join Green Berets For First Time In Units History

A woman will join the Green Berets after she successfully completed Army Special Forces training, a first for the U.S. military. The soldier graduated on Thursday in a ceremony for the Special Forces Qualification Course, U.S. Army Special Operations Command confirmed in a statement. “From here, you will go forward and join the storied formation […]

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North Korea Refuses Talks With Trump

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Saturday reiterated it has no immediate plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States unless Washington discards what it describes as “hostile” polices toward Pyongyang. The statement by North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui came after President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, John […]

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Trump Denies Knowing Russia Put Bounty On American Soldiers

President Trump is denying a New York Times report that he was briefed on an alleged Russian effort to pay bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill Western forces — including U.S. troops — in Afghanistan. Citing unnamed officials, the Times report, published Friday, details how U.S. intelligence officials reached the conclusion about the secret payments […]

New Political Ad Compares Confederate Officers To Terrorists

VoteVets, a progressive veterans group, released a new ad Friday targeting President Trump’s refusal to support the renaming of Army bases named after Confederate officers, who it compared to foreign terrorist leaders. “We’d never name bases after America’s enemies, like Osama bin Laden,” the group tweeted along with the ad. “Why does Donald Trump so […]

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US Air Force Intercepts Russian Bomber Off Alaskan Coast

U.S. fighter jets intercepted two formations of Russian military aircraft off the coast of Alaska early Wednesday morning, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said. “Despite the challenges posed by COVID-19, NORAD’s remains ready and poised to defend the homelands 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year,” NORAD commander Gen. […]

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Mattis Writes Scathing Article In Rebuke Of Trump

Former Defense Secretary James Mattis condemned President Trump for his handling of the protests over George Floyd’s death in a fiery statement released Wednesday. “I have watched this week’s unfolding events, angry and appalled,” Mattis wrote in a statement to The Atlantic. “The words ‘Equal Justice Under Law’ are carved in the pediment of the […]

Pentagon Chief Publicly Voices Disagreement With Trump Over Use Of Force

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he does not support invoking a law that would allow President Trump to use the U.S. military for domestic law enforcement amid nationwide protests surrounding the death of George Floyd. Esper’s remarks represent a break with the president, who has threatened to deploy active-duty troops to quash protests if […]