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Army Sexual Assault Enforcer Suspended For Alleged Sexual Assault
On the day Senator Gillibrand's sexual assault bill was filibustered, news broke of the suspension of yet another official overseeing the military's sexual assault division. Read more...
ABC's Raddatz Tells Sen. Gillibrand She's Not An 'Expert' On Military Rape Culture
Apparently to be considered an "expert" on the rape culture in our military by ABC's Martha Raddatz, you have to be someone with former military experience, like our good buddy Sen. John McCrashy, or so it seems after watching her interview with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on This Week. Read more...
The top Republican and Democrat on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs are demanding more information from defense Secretary Chuck Hagel about lost Army field records from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Read more...
A detailed new report has found that many members of China's most sophisticated hacking groups are likely run by army officers or contract workers. Read more...
Army National Guardsmen serving in Kabul, Afghanistan in a war that many have forgotten, took the time this week to hold a flag raising ceremony to honor the children and staff who lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Read more...

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Once again, the number of suicides among soldiers outnumbered combat-related deaths for the year. Stars and Stripes: Through November this year, potentially 303 active-duty, Reserve and National Guard soldiers took their own lives. In Read more...
(This video was shot and edited by Steve Hebert for ProPublica and produced by Steve Hebert for ProPublica and Krista Kjellman Schmidt, ProPublica) By Peter Sleeth, Special to ProPublica and Hal Bernton, The Seattle Times WELLSVILLE, Kan. Read more...
We are the Invisible Army of Defaulters. We are your neighbors. We are your family, your friends. We are millions. We are everywhere. We are going to bring the system to its knees. We can, because we wield the one power that all the armies of the world can never defeat: The power of refusal... Read more...
The suicide rate is skyrocketing among American troops as numbers have reached nearly one per day in 2012, according to new Pentagon data revealed in a report on Thursday. Over the first 155 days of 2012 154 active-duty troops have Read more...
June 7, 1984 - Summits, Sikhs And Saber Rattling.
June 7, 1984 - The London Economic Summit begins. Persian Gulf tensions increase as Liberian Grain tanker hits mine and blows up. Iran-Iraq War continues. Golden Temple Aftermath in Punjab region of India, some 300 Sikhs dead after Army storms temple. Riots break out in New Delhi. Haitian sailboat capsizes with 6 drowned and some 61 rescued. Believed to be carrying refugees. Walter Mondale gets enough delegates for an easy nomination in upcoming Democratic Convention. Flash floods in Vermont. And Acid Rain more widespread than previously thought. Read more...