The US Air Force currently has a Space Command..... Trump rolled out his idea of a separate branch of the US Military around the time the Russians fronted a "space force'.... The cost of Trump's dream is a LOT of money that could probably be used elsewhere....Especially … [Read more...] about The cost for a Trump created seperate ‘Space Force’ is in the BILLIONS….
Things COULD get dangerously complicated down there... The US Military people have informed Trump's staff that there is NOT danger from the groups of people marching to the Mexican/US Border.... US Troops arriving down there have been assigned to erect barbed wire fencing … [Read more...] about American Militia groups head to the US Southern Border in response to Trump’s talking of a refugee ‘invasion’…
An MV-22 Osprey, the Marine Corps’s main assault support aircraft, landing on Friday on the deck of the Iwo Jima.CreditLaetitia Vancon for The New York Times The NY Times showcases North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) largest millitary excercise in decades in … [Read more...] about Quietly?…American and Allied Forces hold a YUGE NATO military drill at Russia’s front door ….
Bet ya didn't know THAT? Yes.... Donald Trump like Barack Obama IS a War President.... The U.S. military is officially fighting wars in seven countries, according to the White House’s latest war report. Known formally as the “Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks … [Read more...] about The US Military is engaged in wars or combat in 7 countries…..
Jim Sciutto @jimsciutto I met an Afghan in an Uber this morning. His accent & name gave it away. His path from Jalalabad all the way to Austin TX? The Special Immigrant Visa program. He had been a military translator. As I left, he smiled at being recognized and … [Read more...] about The Human side of immigration promises…
Defense One takes a look at the American military's use of drone under the Trump Admin.... The decision making has been pushed down to so that the White House is not in the loop, targets are increased and the media as been locked out of the programs and policy of hunting down … [Read more...] about America’s drone war action continues….
Four US soliders where killed along with Five Nigerian soliders in a ambush in that country..... A months-long investigation into a disastrous U.S. Special Operations mission in Niger found that ‘‘individual, organizational and institutional failures and deficiencies’’ … [Read more...] about Military investigation of Niger Spec Ops mission finds systemic failures….
The Trump White House has released the mission's the troops are performing... As for President's Bush and Obama? They are performing SUPPORT actions... Not going on DIRECT interdiction missions.... They are prohibited from actually joining Border Cops in going … [Read more...] about About those National Guard Troops at the US/Mexican Border?