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Black troops defending the US Capitol from pro-Trump rioters took a moment to snap a photo with Rosa Parks' statue

National Guard member poses for a picture with a statue of the civil rights activist Rosa Parks on Jan. 13. Joshua Roberts/Reuters National Guardsmen called up to defend the US Capitol paused for a photo with a statue of a civil rights icon only a week after a pro-Trump mob desecrated its halls. The tribute to Rosa Parks, who famously refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, is the first full-length statue of a Black American in the US Capitol. Americans were shocked by the pr...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, House, New York Times, Capitol Hill, Nazi, Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, U.S. military, Jim Crow


Off-duty police officers and members of the military are being investigated over the attack on the US Capitol

Supporters of President Donald Trump clashed with security forces at the US Capitol on Wednesday. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images Police departments across the US have placed officers on leave while they investigate their attendance at last week's rally of President Donald Trump's supporters in Washington, DC, that turned into a riot. The officers serve in police forces in the states of Washington, California, Texas, and Virginia, according to reports. An Army officer is also under in...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Police, Senate, Virginia, US, Trends, Ap, Fbi, Washington Dc, News UK, Associated Press, Air Force, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Off-duty police and members of the military are being investigated in the wake of the attack on the US Capitol

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC, on January 6, 2021. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images Police Departments across the US have placed officers on leave while they investigate their attendance at last week's Trump rally in Washington DC that turned into a violent riot.  The officers serve in police forces in Washington State, California, Texas and Virginia, according to reports.  A serving military offi...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Washington, Police, Senate, Virginia, US, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, News UK, Associated Press, Air Force, North Carolina, Donald Trump


First Black woman to lead the US Naval Academy's students says the military's campaign to fight racial issues is for 'generations down the line'

US Navy Midshipman Sydney Barber of Lake Forest, Illinois. US Navy US Navy Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, the first Black woman to lead the US Naval Academy as a brigade commander, described the country's reckoning with racial tensions as an eye-opening experience and said there was still "a lot of room for progress." "It's a good thing that we're opening up the conversation, and it's a good thing we're working through initiatives to address the issues," she told Insider. Of the 1,194...
Tags: Politics, News, Navy, US, Careers, Trends, Marine Corps, Illinois, U.S. military, Barber, Floyd, US Naval Academy, First Black, David Choi, Gilday, Mike Gilday


First Black woman to lead the US Naval Academy's students says the military still has 'a lot of room for progress' on racial issues

US Navy Midshipman Sydney Barber of Lake Forest, Illinois. US Navy US Navy Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, the first Black woman to lead the US Naval Academy as a brigade commander, described the country's reckoning with racial tensions as an eye-opening experience and said there was still "a lot of room for progress." "It's a good thing that we're opening up the conversation, and it's a good thing we're working through initiatives to address the issues," she told Insider. Of the 1,194...
Tags: Politics, News, Navy, US, Careers, Trends, Marine Corps, Illinois, U.S. military, Barber, Floyd, US Naval Academy, First Black, David Choi, Gilday, Mike Gilday


First Black woman to lead the US Naval Academy's students says the campaign to fight racial issues is for 'generations down the line'

US Navy Midshipman Sydney Barber of Lake Forest, Illinois. US Navy US Navy Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, the first Black woman to lead the US Naval Academy as a brigade commander, described the country's reckoning with racial tensions as an eye-opening experience and said there was still "a lot of room for progress." "It's a good thing that we're opening up the conversation, and it's a good thing we're working through initiatives to address the issues," she told Insider. Of the 1,194...
Tags: Politics, News, Navy, US, Careers, Trends, Marine Corps, Illinois, U.S. military, Barber, Floyd, US Naval Academy, First Black, David Choi, Gilday, Mike Gilday


The Newest Guardians of the Galaxy Are Run by the U.S. Military

On the first-anniversary celebration of the newest branch of the U.S. armed forces, Vice President Mike Pence announced that Space Force...
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SIG Delivers 200,000th MHS Pistol to the US Military ~ VIDEO

NEWINGTON, N.H., (November 17, 2020) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is proud to announce the recent achievement of two significant milestones of the Modular Handgun System (MHS) program; the delivery of the 200,000th MHS pistol manufactured at the SIG SAUER facility in Newington, New Hampshire, and the first month to have MHS pistols simultaneously delivered to all branches of the U.S. Military. “These milestones are a testament to SIG’s ability to adapt and succeed amidst the extraordinary circumstances ...
Tags: Guns, US, Mhs, Sig Sauer, Newington, U S Military, Ron Cohen, Shooting Industry News, SIG SAUER Inc, Newington New Hampshire, SAUER Inc


SIG SAUER TANGO6T Riflescope Selected by U.S. DoD for Direct View Optic

SIG SAUER TANGO6T Riflescope Selected by U.S. DoD for Direct View Optic U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is proud to announce the TANGO6T has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense for the Direct View Optic (DVO) in response to a solicitation to enhance squad performance with a variable powered riflescope. Unlike older generation non-magnified or fixed-magnification optics, the TANGO6T is a 1-6X variable-magnification riflescope that enables the soldier to engage both close-q...
Tags: Usa, Guns, ISO, Gear, Cohen, U S Department of Defense, U S Army, Sig Sauer, USSOCOM, U S Military, Ron Cohen, Shooting Industry News, Sauer, SIG SAUER Inc, Andy York, SAUER Inc


Most Americans have no idea how deeply embedded white-supremacist groups are in the military

White supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017. AP Photo/Steve Helber White nationalist groups, who are some of the country's most serious terror threats, are finding new members and support in the US military. Those links date to the 1990s, but most Americans remain unaware of the connections these groups have to the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. White nationalist groups, who make up some of the most serious terror threats in the country, find new...
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‘Fatman’ Trailer: Mel Gibson is a Miserable Santa Claus, and Walton Goggins is the Hitman Trying to Kill Him

Mel Gibson is a miserable, washed-up, drunken Santa Claus and Walton Goggins is the hitman trying to take him down in Fatman, a new dark comedy for the holiday season. Here, Santa is thinking about hanging it up when the U.S. Military comes calling for his services. Then, to make matters even more complicated, a kid who was given a lump of coal for Christmas decides to take out a hit on Old Saint Nick. Yes, this is a real movie, I swear. See for yourself and watch the Fatman trailer below. ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Walton Goggins, Santa Claus, Movie Trailers, Santa, Mel-Gibson, Chris, Gibson, Goggins, U S Military, Ian Nelms, Eshom Nelms, Fatman, Miserable Santa Claus, Nick Yes


Here's what could happen if an ex-president refuses to leave the White House

A nighttime view of the White House. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster For months, President Trump has been noncommittal about accepting the results of the 2020 election, alarming many Americans. Since Trump took office in 2017, he has repeatedly discussed the possibility of staying in office for longer than two terms. It remains unclear whether or not the Secret Service would play a role in removing a president who refuses to leave the White House premises. If a president who lost the election refu...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, House, US President, Courts, Secret Service, Biden, Donald Trump, Trevor Noah, Trump, Joint Chiefs of Staff


Trump called the generals under his command a 'bunch of p---ies,' new book says

President Donald Trump with former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta President Donald Trump once said "my f---ing generals area a bunch of p---ies" during a meeting, CNN reports, citing journalist Bob Woodward's new book "Rage." An aide to former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis reportedly heard the president make the comment and then documented it in an email to the secretary. Accounts from Woodward's forthcoming book follow reports last week that the president d...
Tags: South Korea, Politics, White House, Defense, US, Trends, Syria, Cnn, Afghanistan, Atlantic, Nato, Paris, Marine Corps, Donald Trump, U.S. military, John Kelly


1.3 million active-duty troops will have their payroll taxes deferred under Trump's controversial order — and they can't opt out

REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Trump's payroll tax deferral will go into effect starting September 15 for 1.3 million active US troops. The deferral stems from a criticized executive order that Trump signed last month that temporarily suspends the collection of a Social Security tax from paychecks through December 31. The money needs to be paid back by April 30, which would prompt an employer to collect the tax twice for four months in 2021. Democrats ripped into the policy move, calling it polit...
Tags: Politics, Congress, White House, US, Trends, Markets, Economy, Policy, Social Security, Donald Trump, Morgan Stanley, Defense Department, U.S. military, Stimulus, Irs, Trump


Top General Promises An ‘Apolitical’ Military That Will Stay Out Of Electoral Disputes

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley assured two House Democrats Friday that he saw no role for the military in monitoring polling places or taking part in other aspects of the electoral process. The comments —made in written answers supplied to Reps. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) and Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), both members of the Armed Service Committee — come as President Trump has suggested that he would send law enforcement, such as U.S. Attorneys and sheriffs, to monitor voting sites. Tru...
Tags: News, Congress, Mexico, White House, House, Trump, Tierney Sneed, National Guard, Joint Chiefs of Staff, U S Armed Forces, Elissa Slotkin, Slotkin, Congress the Supreme Court, U S Military, Mark Milley, Milley


SIG SAUER Introduces PROFORCE M18 Airsoft Pistol

SIG SAUER Introduces PROFORCE M18 Airsoft Pistol U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to introduce the SIG AIR PROFORCE M18 airsoft pistol. This newest addition to the SIG AIR PROFORCE line is a replica of the U.S. Military issued M18 handgun in look, balance and handling characteristics. As with all SIG PROFORCE airsoft products, the M18 is designed for professional training and for discerning recreational airsoft shooters who demand the highest quality and reliability. The PR...
Tags: Guns, U S Air Force, U S Marine Corps, Sig Sauer, Tom Taylor, U S Military, Shooting Industry News, Sauer, SIG SAUER Inc, SIG SAUER Inc SIG SAUER Inc, Newington New Hampshire, SIG AIR ProForce, SIG SAUER Academy Headquartered, Green Gas


The US military is allegedly investigating the cause of racial disparities in the US military

During a Congressional hearing on June 16, 2020, top legal officers from the US Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps acknowledged the results of a 2019 study from the Government Accountability Office, which noted that Black and Hispanic servicemembers of any gender were significantly more likely to be sent to court-martial for formal punishment after an act of misconduct than their white counterparts. The judge advocates of each of these wings of Armed Forces recognized that this is, indee...
Tags: Post, News, Navy, US, Racism, Military, Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, U.S. military, US Navy, US Air Force, Armed Forces, GAO, Congressional, JEFFREY


SIG SAUER Announces Vickers Guide: SIG SAUER (Volume 1 & 2)

VickersGuide's new book on the guns of SIG Sauer. IMG SIG Sauer Newington, NH -(AmmoLand.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce a two-volume Vickers Guide series featuring SIG SAUER pistols, submachine guns, rifles, and machine guns. Vickers Guide is a collector quality assortment of books covering a wide variety of firearms with content that has been sourced and curated by Larry Vickers, a twenty-year U.S. Army Special Operations Veteran. “We are honored to be the first firearms manufa...
Tags: Europe, Guns, America, Gear, Sig Sauer, Larry Vickers, Tom Taylor, U S Military, Sig, Sauer, SIG SAUER Inc, SIG SAUER Inc SIG SAUER Inc, Newington New Hampshire, Vickers Guide, SIG SAUER Academy Headquartered, SIG Sauer IMG SIG Sauer Newington NH AmmoLand


#TrumpIsNotWell Trends on Twitter After Videos Show Trump Struggling to Drink Water & Walk Down Ramp

Is Donald Trump OK? It sure doesn’t look like it. Worries concerning the President’s physical and mental health arose earlier today after video showed him struggling while walking down a ramp after his speech to U.S. Military graduates at West Point Academy. As one Twitter user put it: “He minces down the ramp taking tiny baby steps and staring at his shoes, then pulls up big at the end, and blusters through the last step like he’s Patton surveying a battlefield full of knocked out panzers.” Ano...
Tags: Videos, Politics, News, West Point, White House, Yale, Jazz, Donald Trump, Walter Reed, Trending Topics, Arlington Cemetery, Trump, Arlington National Cemetery, Patton, Maddy, Lucille Austero


#TrumpIsNotWell Trends on Twitter After Videos Show Him Struggling to Drink Water & Walk Down Ramp

Is Donald Trump OK? It sure doesn’t look like it. Worries concerning the President’s physical and mental health arose earlier today after video showed him struggling while walking down a ramp after his speech to U.S. Military graduates at West Point Academy. As one Twitter user put it: “He minces down the ramp taking tiny baby steps and staring at his shoes, then pulls up big at the end, and blusters through the last step like he’s Patton surveying a battlefield full of knocked out panzers.” Ano...
Tags: Videos, Politics, News, West Point, White House, Yale, Jazz, Donald Trump, Walter Reed, Trending Topics, Arlington Cemetery, Trump, Arlington National Cemetery, Patton, Maddy, Lucille Austero


Coronavirus Has Hit the U.S. Military, and America’s Adversaries Are Seeking Advantage

While it remains unclear how long the pandemic will loom over U.S. missions abroad, rivals seek to exploit the gaps COVID has created.
Tags: News, America, U S, U S Military, Adversaries Are Seeking Advantage


Friday Coronavirus Recap: Nonessential Business Order

The news late Friday was not unexpected. The Governor is shutting down the offices of non-essential businesses including non-profits. But if I had told you two weeks ago that Connecticut would be issuing an order telling non-essential businesses that their offices would have to close, I’m not sure I would’ve had many believers. And yet, here we are. Executive Order 7H has been something I’ve been trying to get employers to prepare for, particularly in a prior post. Here’s the key text: All busi...
Tags: Law, Connecticut, Department Of Homeland Security, U S Military


Trump Bashes Chinese Propagandists for Blaming Virus Outbreak on U.S. Military

President Trump on Tuesday skewered Beijing for floating an accusation that the U.S. military deliberately infected the Chinese people with coronavirus to make it appear as though the virus originated in China.“China was putting out information, which was false, that our military gave this to them. That was false," Trump said at a press briefing at the White House. "And rather than having an argument, I have to call it where it came from. It did come from China.”"I did not appreciate the fact th...
Tags: News, White House, China, Beijing, Trump, State, Xinhua, U S Military, Mike Pompeo, Geng Shuang, Robert O'Brien


SIG SAUER, Inc. Wins Patent Infringement Case from Steyr Arms

SIG SAUER, Inc. Wins Patent Infringement Case from Steyr Arms U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc., a leading provider of firearms, optics, ammunition, suppressors, and training is pleased to officially announce the company has prevailed in the patent infringement lawsuit from Steyr Arms in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire. Judge Joseph DiClerico, Jr. granted SIG SAUER’s motion for summary judgment, finding that SIG SAUER did not infringe Steyr’s patents, and dism...
Tags: Guns, Sig Sauer, Tom Taylor, Steyr, U S Military, Firearm News, Sauer, SIG SAUER Inc, SIG SAUER Inc SIG SAUER Inc, Steyr Arms, Newington New Hampshire, SIG SAUER Academy Headquartered, Joseph DiClerico Jr


Baby Yoda has finally jumped the s̶h̶a̶r̶k̶ tank, thanks to the U.S. Army

Baby Yoda brought the internet together, its adorableness somehow overpowering the divisive animosity that has otherwise ruled over this pre-post-apocalyptic era. And now the Army's branded the Child onto the cannon of an M1 Abrams tank. https://twitter.com/USArmy/status/1230357926289846272/photo/1 You can re-appropriate the Punisher all you'd like, but please leave our sweet Baby Yoda out of it. In the famous words of Baby Yoda's older counterpart, "Wars not make one great." We salute the Army ...
Tags: Post, News, Army, Tanks, U.S. military, U.S. Army, Jared Keller, Baby Yoda


At The Start Of World War III, Chinese Missiles Could Overwhelm the U.S. Military

China has invested heavily in anti-ship missiles.
Tags: News, China, U S Military


Eleven American Troops Injured In Iran Attack On Iraqi Bases Used By U.S. Military

The military originally said no service members had been hurt in Iran's Jan. 8 missile attack.
Tags: News, Iran, U S Military


USSOCOM Completes Purchase of SIG SAUER MG 338 Machine Guns

U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the United States Special Operation Command (USSOCOM), working closely with SIG SAUER, has completed a safety certification of the new SIG SAUER MG 338 Machine Guns, SIG SAUER 338 Norma Mag Ammunition, and Next Generation Suppressors. Following this historic official safety certification, SIG SAUER has completed deliveries of multiple systems, comprised of the MG 338 Machine Guns, 338 Norma Mag Ammunition, and Next Generation Sup...
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Machine Gun Announcement From Geissele Automatics and Barrett

Geissele Automatics and Barrett Firearms Mfg. Reach Agreement on 240LW and 240LWS Machine Guns U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Geissele Automatics is proud to announce their acquisition of the 240LW and 240LWS machine gun technical data package and intellectual property from Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc. Barrett also announced it has entered into a technical support agreement for the 240LW and 240LWS with Geissele. The 240LW and 240LWS are lighter, more robust versions of the medium machine g...
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Machine Gun Announcement From Geissele Automaticsand Barrett

Geissele Automatics and Barrett Firearms Mfg. Reach Agreement on 240LW and 240LWS Machine Guns U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Geissele Automatics is proud to announce their acquisition of the 240LW and 240LWS machine gun technical data package and intellectual property from Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc. Barrett also announced it has entered into a technical support agreement for the 240LW and 240LWS with Geissele. The 240LW and 240LWS are lighter, more robust versions of the medium machine g...
Tags: Guns, US, United States, State Department, Luke, Barrett, USSOCOM, U S Military, Firearm News, Sof, Geissele, Barrett MRAD, Bill Geissele, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc Barrett, Geissele Automatics, Geissele Automaticsand Barrett