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The Army Wants the 'iPhone' of Rifles for Its Next Squad Weapon

With a goal of equipping its first unit with the platform by fiscal year 2022, the Army has kicked the acquisition process into high, Caggins said, with the dual PONs posted with the intent of having prototypes ready to testing by June 2019.The Army isn't on the hunt for any old rifle for it's Next Generation Squad Weapon program — it's looking to spark a "revolution in small arms" on par with what the iPhone did to consumer electronics.(This first appeared several months ago.)At lea...

Army dad salutes his daughter on graduation day

This Army vet skipped his own college graduation to be there for his daughter's graduation. He even gave her her First Salute during the Army commissioning ceremony.            [Author: USA TODAY]

Do You Need an Attitude Adjustment?

HAVING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE is a critical element of leadership. To some, this comes naturally. Others must constantly work on it. Since my earliest memory, I have had the sense that anything worth doing… worth pursuing… must be passionately pursued. A positive attitude naturally follows. I found myself first assuming leadership responsibilities at age 14 when I became an Eagle Scout. Perhaps I was naïve, but the leadership aspect of this achievement was unexpected. For me, getting there was jus...
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James Harris, the black scientist who helped discover two elements

The year 2019 is the 150th anniversary of the publication of Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev’s Periodic Table. The Periodic Table is a tabular arrangement of all elements. Mendeleev developed it to recognize patterns of the known elements. He also predicted that later scientists would fill in new elements in the gaps of his table. Today’s periodic table now provides a useful framework for analyzing chemical reactions and continues to be widely used in chemistry, nuclear physics, and other scien...
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Caldwell: Feds won't pull rail funding, plus University of Hawaii tuition freeze, Zuckerberg lawsuit continues, Aila as DHHL chairman, state Supreme Court hears Pohakuloa Training Area case, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Crews working on Waiawa rail station PC: HART Honolulu Mayor Confident Feds Won't Pull Rail Funding. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell says the city's $9.2 billion rail project isn't in danger of losing federal funds, so long as it builds all 20 miles of the planned transit line. Hawaii Public Radio.No Link Between Honolulu, California Rail Troubles, Local Leaders Say. Federal officials just cut nearly $1 billion for California’s ambitious high-speed rail project, but local leaders say Honolul...
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Saville warns of 'blanket' Army prosecutions rule injustice

The Bloody Sunday inquiry chairman says cases should be looked at on an individual basis.
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Lord Saville warns 'blanket' Army prosecutions rule 'could cause injustice'

The former chair of the Bloody Sunday inquiry says cases should be looked at on an individual basis.
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Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Refusing To Testify Before Grand Jury

"Facing jail again, potentially today, doesn't change my stance," the former Army private said prior the hearing. The judge also ordered her to be fined every day she is in custody after 30 days.(Image credit: Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images)
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Navy SEAL Sentenced to Year in Military Prison for Hazing Death of U.S. Army Green Beret

Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar was killed in a hazing-related incident in 2017
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Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry

Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury.
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Ex-soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning returned to jail for defying grand jury subpoena

A federal judge found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court and ordered her back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury, a law enforcement official and her legal team said. Manning was convicted by Army court-martial in 2013 of espionage and other offenses for leaking an enormous trove of military reports and State Department cables to WikiLeaks while she was an intelligence analyst in Iraq. Former President Barack Obama...

Chelsea Manning Jailed For Refusing Grand Jury Testimony

The former Army intelligence analyst said she would rather "starve to death" than cooperate with prosecutors.
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British Army down thousands of soldiers after outsourcing recruitment IT to Capita

But have latest changes finally made a positive difference? The British Armed Forces have shrunk 1 per cent over the past quarter, with the Army more than 8 per cent below its manpower target for 2020.…
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Ballymurphy inquest: Rifles 'may have been in paramilitary hands'

Paramilitaries and the Army may all have had the weapons most likely used in Ballymurphy shootings, an inquest hears.
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Army researcher defends dissertation, pursues safeguarded technology

An electronics engineer at the Army's corporate research laboratory successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, while working to safeguard fielded technology for the Soldiers of today and tomorrow.
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Army veteran killed on Appalachian Trail used outdoors to cope with PTSD

Ronald Sanchez's hike along the Appalachian Trail was among the outdoor activities that helped lift him from the "darkness" of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder that followed deployments in the US Army, his sister said Tuesday.
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Army veteran killed on Appalachian Trail used outdoors to cope with PTSD

Ronald Sanchez's hike along the Appalachian Trail was among the outdoor activities that helped lift him from the "darkness" of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder that followed deployments in the US Army, his sister said Tuesday.
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Johnson to honor fallen soldier, military at Coca-Cola 600

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson has unveiled a military-themed camouflage paint scheme for the Coca-Cola 600 with the name of a fallen soldier written across the front windshield of his No. 48 Chevrolet. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion will pay tribute to Army Sgt. Richard Donlan, who died during combat in Vietnam. Johnson’s […]
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Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A retired Army officer overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department has resigned, saying he’s lost trust in the process. Arnaldo Claudio said Tuesday in a phone interview that the federal court is not taking sufficient action to end wrongdoing and that funds meant to overhaul the […]
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Chelsea Manning memoir coming in winter of 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst jailed for leaking government documents, has a book deal. Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced this week that Manning’s memoir, currently untitled, will come out next winter. According to the publisher, Manning, 31, will write about her childhood and military service, about why she decided […]
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Sudanese security forces kill six in clashes with protesters

Army officer is among those shot dead at Khartoum sit-inMembers of the Sudanese security forces have shot and killed six people, including an army officer, in overnight clashes with protesters behind the uprising that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month, a medical union said.The killings took place after nightfall on Monday, when protests in Sudan usually swell during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which is marked by dawn-to-dusk fasting. Continue reading...
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Wynnchurch beefs up advisory board with new addition

Wynnchurch Capital has added retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Joe Anderson to its executive advisory board. Previously, Anderson was the deputy chief of staff operations, plans and training for the Army. PRESS RELEASE ROSEMONT, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wynnchurch Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Joe Anderson has joined its Executive Advisory Board. Anderson was most recently the Deputy Chief of Staff Operations...
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Q&A With Hip Hop Collective Gladiator Pen

We notice your guy’s style is really Boom-Bap driven and focus on lyricism, let us know how your style if different than all the rap artists out there! Yo guys are really original!!!! I feel like we are unique because we have a wide range of MCs, from conscious to raw to lyrically brutal. Nobody wrote their Gladiator Pen verses to pay the bills or “make it”. We did it for the love of giving back through making music. We all are artists who stand alone, or in talented groups, but we take time aw...
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‘Avengers: Endgame’: Dark Elves Were Almost in Thanos’s Army; Howard the Duck Was in the Script From the Beginning [Interview]

Of all the films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe thus far, 2013’s Thor: The Dark World holds the lowest percentage on Rotten Tomatoes (it’s currently at 66%). So it was surprising to see that film play such a significant role in Avengers: Endgame, and according to the visual effects supervisor who oversaw Endgame‘s final battle, there was almost another callback to The Dark World in the form of dark elves serving in Thanos’s army. That ended up not happening in the end, but read on for a break...
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5 Activities to Do This Weekend in Atlanta

While conversating with a friend, we talked about him starting his new job where he’s helping build bridges. The process was interesting because that’s one thing I’ve always been curious about. He explained how heavy those mounting cables were and they have to have the best dillon dynamometer. After hitting up a sports bar, we talked about his wife being involved in a car accident. We talked about what we considered to be the best Car injury law firm. We’ve known each other and pretty much kno...
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Inmates accused of sextortion scheme that ended in suicide

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina inmates are charged with blackmailing an Army veteran who then killed himself. Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller says Lee Correctional Institution inmates John William Dobbins and Carl Richard Smith used contraband cellphones to target Jared Johns. The Greenville News reports that Johns was sent nude photos through a […]
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Chelsea Manning May Return To Jail For Still Refusing To Testify

The Army whistleblower said she plans to defy another grand jury subpoena in an apparent case against Julian Assange.
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Georgia police officer who was a 21-year Army veteran shot and killed

Before Sgt. Kelvin Ansari became a Savannah police officer, he already had a long career in public service.
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A police officer who served 21 years in the Army was killed investigating a robbery

Before Sgt. Kelvin Ansari became a Savannah police officer, he already had a long career in public service.
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Stelter asks Chelsea Manning: Do you have any regrets?

CNN's Brian Stelter asks former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning if she has any regrets after refusing to testify about her disclosure of military and diplomatic secrets to Wikileaks in 2010.
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