Congress races to finish veterans, highway bills Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break. Deep divisions cast doubt on any resolution to the surge of immigrants at the border.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:54:16 +0000 Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:06:00 +0000 Florida fighter-jet company seeks state funds for expansion There are eight U.S.-built Douglas A-4K Skyhawks, nine Italian-made Aermacchi MB-339CB fighters and five Aero L-39 Albatross fighters. The hangar is also home to 28 Mikoyan MiG 21s, purchased from Poland, in various parts, waiting to be rebuilt.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:04:42 +0000 Former sailor admits to pimping underage girl Jeffrey C. Wright, 25, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Norfolk to crossing state lines for sex trafficking of a child. He faces up to five years in prison when he is sentenced in November.
Special Note: While we know some reliefs are well deserved or earned in every way (like Lt.Col (R) Stemple) - many listed here may be as the result of political correctness, social experimentation and oversensitive service members using the regulations to distract from their own shortcomings. Its up to you to decide!
Ex-brigade commander slammed for behavior -Army report says fired colonel’s underlings lived in ‘abject fear’
By Joe Gould - Staff writer Posted : Sunday Nov 20, 2011