09 Feb 2018

Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden slams Trump’s military parade

The Pentagon said it isn’t certain that ethereal bone spur sufferer Dotard Trump’s plans for a military parade to salute the country’s armed forces would wind its way through the streets of Washington, DC, according to a report Thursday.

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04 Nov 2017

Bowe Bergdahl gets dishonorable discharge, avoids prison time

Fort Bragg, North Carolina – Bowe Bergdahl received a dishonorable discharge from the US Army, but will avoid prison time for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy after abandoning his outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, a military judge ruled Friday.

The judge ordered that Bergdahl’s rank be reduced from sergeant to private. Additionally, Bergdahl will be required to pay a $1,000 fine from his salary for the next 10 months.

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26 Jul 2017

US military blows millions a year on Viagra for its troops

This is hard to swallow.

The US military blows $41.6 million a year on Viagra for its troops — about five times more than the estimated medical costs for transgender servicepeople, according to a new report.

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15 Oct 2015

Secret military documents expose the inner workings of Obama’s drone wars

NEW YORK – The Intercept has obtained a cache of secret slides that provides a window into the inner workings of the U.S. military’s kill/capture operations at a key time in the evolution of the drone wars — between 2011 and 2013. The documents, which also outline the internal views of special operations forces on the shortcomings and flaws of the drone program, were provided by a source within the intelligence community who worked on the types of operations and programs described in the slides. The Intercept granted the source’s request for anonymity because the materials are classified and because the U.S. government has engaged in aggressive prosecution of whistleblowers. The stories in this series will refer to the source as “the source.”

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13 Jul 2014

Y2K bug triggers army conscription notices sent to 14,000 dead men

A year 2000-related bug has caused the US military to send more than 14,000 letters of conscription to men who were all born in the 1800s and died decades ago. Shocked residents of Pennsylvania began receiving letters ordering their great grandparents to register for the US military draft by pain

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