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Army to Take Industry Approach on Capability Upgrades

While automakers and other industries are good at streamlining their processes to incorporate the latest technologies and roll out new models in a relatively short time to stay ahead of the competition, the Army traditionally has been slow to identify and field new capabilities, Acting Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy said. McCarthy spoke at the Foundation for the Defense of ...

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Report: U.S. Army Involved in Secret D.C. Operation that Began Last Year

Blackhawk helicopter

Those living in the Washington, D.C. area might actually have seen an increase in black helicopter activity recently as Army soldiers and helicopters have been involved in a secret operation in that area since late last year, according to a report from Bloomberg. The mission was revealed when the Army sent Congress a document that requested to move $2.5 billion ...

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US Army Invests In Studying ‘Hyperfit’ Women Who Pass Its Hardest Tests

The U.S. Army is investing in studying the “hyperfit” women who pass some of the military’s most grueling tests, and the research is starting at the Army base in Natick, Massachusetts. “This is a unique historical time,” research physiologist Julie Hughes, who is assisting with the study at Natick, told The Associated Press. “There’s this group of women who made ...

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First Look: U.S. Army’s New Helicopter is twice as fast and flies twice as far

The public got its first look at the future of U.S. Army helicopter technology on Wednesday when Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) unveiled the SB>1 DEFIANT helicopter the companies have developed for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program. The SB>1 DEFIANT is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today’s ...

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Green Beret Charged With Alleged Murder Of Taliban Bomb Maker

The U.S. Army charged a Fort Bragg Green Beret with allegedly murdering a man who he suspected was a bomb maker for the Taliban. Special Forces Maj. Matthew Golsteyn was charged with allegedly shooting and killing the suspected bomb maker in 2010, Task and Purpose reported Thursday. He was deployed with the 3rd Special Forces Group at the time of the ...

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Drone Hits Army Helicopter over New York City

Blackhawk helicopter

A drone hit a United States Army Helicopter patrolling New York City Thursday evening. Based out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, The 82nd Airborne Blackhawk helicopter was part of a two helo patrol safeguarding the United Nations General Assembly meeting being held when it was struck at an altitude of 500 feet just off of Staten Island. The drone hit the ...

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Army Stryker vehicles with 30 mm cannon & Javelin upgrades [video]

Stryker vehicle with javelin

The Army News Service released this video of the Army’s new Stryker combat vehicle. The new versions of the 8-wheeled Interim Armored Vehicle have two major upgrades: a 30mm cannon and a Javelin anti-tank missile system. Previously Strykers had only .50 cal machine guns or MK19 40mm grenade launchers. During the recent 30 mm cannon testing at Aberdeen, Soldiers saw a ...

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The Confederate Corner with George Neat July 2nd – Firefighters, Fourth of July, and Freedom

When: Tuesday, July 2nd, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Confederate Corner with George Neat on Blog Talk Radio What: Yes there are Confederates north of the Mason-Dixon line, and George Neat is one of them. And we’re happy to bring his views to you in the “Confederate Corner” radio show. For more information on George and his political views, please drop by ...

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The Pride Of An Army Veteran

I had to stifle a giggle with what I was seeing. It was truly one of the cutest and most odd things I have ever witnessed in my life. I was leaving the grocery store, and as I walked across the parking lot, I saw an elderly gentleman standing beside his shiny black car. I could not quite tell what ...

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About the Conduct of Our Soldiers and Marines in Afghanistan

I am submitting this in response to the comments about the Marines who were video taped pissing on dead Taliban members. This is a post I first wrote on the original Patriot Action Network site on October 19, 2010 at 3:40 a.m. It was originally addressed to some who criticized me and others for advocating working through the political system ...

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America is the Land of the Free… Because They Were Brave

June 6, 1944: On this day sixty-seven years ago, men of the United States and Allied Forces landed on a beach in northern France, in an epic battle to reclaim  Europe from Hitler’s Nazi regime. Thousands would never leave the sands of Normandy alive. The rest would carry on through the coming battles in Europe and back to the homefront ...

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