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British army hands back last headquarters in Germany

Catterick Barracks Bielefeld is closing with the withdrawal of 20,000 army personnelThe British army has relinquished control of its last remaining military headquarters in Germany following 75 years in the country, ahead of the final withdrawal of serving personnel.Following the second world war, the UK was among a number of allied nations to retain a military presence in Germany but it halved the amount of soldiers after the fall of the iron curtain. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, UK, Germany, World news, Military, Ministry Of Defence, British Army, Catterick Barracks Bielefeld


Pentagon reveals deal with Britain to replace Trident

MPs dismayed after US defence officials leak news of nuclear weapons deal before parliament is toldBritain has committed itself to buying a new generation of nuclear warheads to replace Trident, which will be based on US technology. The decision was revealed by Pentagon officials who disclosed it before an official announcement has been made by the government.The revelation has dismayed MPs and experts who question why they have learned of the move – which will cost the UK billions of pounds – o...
Tags: UK, US, UK News, Britain, Military, Defence policy, Nuclear Weapons, Pentagon, Trident


Vintage photo shows two military men in a sweet embrace

from gay A vintage photo of unknown origin shows two shirtless military guys, dancing chest to chest and cheek to cheek. The touching pic has been making the rounds on social media, but there’s no consensus on who or where the guys were. An Imgur user claimed they’re military conscripts dancing in Sweden in 1955. An eBay seller, meanwhile, listed the snapshot as a photo of “1940s Army buddies dancing.” AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1...
Tags: Sweden, Ebay, Life, Lifestyle, Military, Army, Soldiers, Reddit, Vintage, Ad Friendly, Queerty, An Imgur


President Trump Says He’s Prepared to Sign Taliban Peace Deal

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Sunday he’s ready to sign a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan if a temporary truce holds in America’s longest war. “Time to come home,” he said. “They want to stop. You know, they’ve been fighting a long time. They’re tough people. We’re tough people,” Trump told reporters as he left the White House for a trip to India. “But after 19 years, that’s a long time.” The two sides earlier this month announced the truce, which took effect last Fr...
Tags: News, Washington, Osama Bin Laden, White House, India, Uncategorized, America, Afghanistan, Military, United States, Taliban, Donald Trump, Trump, Onetime, Sign Taliban Peace Deal



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