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How to prepare to storm Area 51 and see them aliens
Our list of essential gear for Area 51 raiders inspired a lot of discussion and commentary from Military.com readers and we've picked out a few of the best ideas and compiled them here.
A Facebook group called Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us has announced a plan to confront the Air Force on Friday, Sept. 20 and reveal just what the military is hiding in those secret labs out in the Nevada desert.
It's a high risk venture but one that more than 1.3 million people believe will finally answer the questions that presidents from Truman to Trump have refused to answer.
If you're loading up the RV and heading for the desert in September, here are a few more things for your Alien Hunter kit. Bonus: A couple of members raise some interesting points about America's upcoming Day of Discovery.
Be Prepared for Surprises
Admiral Ackbar wants everyone to be careful out there. (Lucasfilm)
In spite of all your team's superior intel, things can get hairy once you're in the field.
Leigh Sampson-Seitz: "It's a trap. It's hangars filled with boring paperwork and S1 clerks."
Things Might Get a Bit Uncomfortable
Never, ever make an entry without proper preparation.
The aliens are going to have some questions about us and you want to be ready.
Steve Marrs: "Bring lots of KY jelly, I hear they love to probe."
Communication is Key
This baby can handle any challenge you might throw its way. (Wikipedia)
You've got to be able to understand whatever language the universe throws at you.
Kevin Amos: "Don't forget your universal translator."
Prepare to Celebrate Your Victory
Arnold always knew the virtues of a good cigar. (Fox)
Be like Arnold. Bust out a fine Cohiba after you complete your mission. Snowflakes can suck on their vape pens.
Barry Vedros: "Don't forget the cigars. They always smoke cigars after defeating the aliens. Well maybe this bunch is better off with vapes. 😒"
You Need a Secret Weapon
Freddy the Flute from "HR Pufnstuf" has always had the ability to communicate with extraterrestrials. (Sid & Marty Krofft Productions)
Apparently, there's been a classified tool for communication with the space folk hiding in plain sight for decades.
Chris Bahr: "Don't forget the most essential item of every alien hunter. I can't stress this enough. You'll need to get a special Alien Flute to call out to them. Similar to a leprechaun flute the Alien flute is different in some ways. Mainly the price."
Maybe ESPN and Fox News should team up with Caesars Palace to make this an event that everyone can enjoy.
Robert Ferus: "I just wanted to know is it going to be on Pay-Per-View and are they going to set up a way you can bet on it? 🤔😅🤣😃"
Nothing to See Here, Move Along
Here's a good question: Why would the aliens be hiding out in a warehouse when they could be productive members of American society?
Kathleen McNally: "Geez it's just my families old photo albums in there along with a list of our names and occupations/locations. It's really no big deal. We aren't being held in Area 51, we walk amongst you. Why such hype? We look like people too! 😎"
This article originally appeared on Military.com
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Just before 8 a.m. on a Sunday morning 78 years ago, Lauren Bruner was preparing for church services and a date that would follow with a girl he'd met outside his Navy base.
The 21-year-old sailor was stationed as a fire controlman aboard the U.S. battleship USS Arizona, overseeing the vessel's .50-caliber guns.
Then alarms rang out. A Japanese plane had bombed the ship in a surprise attack.
It took only nine minutes for the Arizona to sink after the first bomb hit. Bruner was struck by gunfire while trying to flee the inferno that consumed the ship, the second-to-last man to escape the explosion that killed 1,177, including his best friend; 335 survived.
More than 70% of Bruner's body was burned. He was hospitalized for weeks.
Now, nearly eight decades after that fateful day, Bruner's ashes will be delivered to the sea that cradled his fallen comrades, stored in an urn inside the battleship's wreckage.
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Joshua Kaleb Watson has been identified as one of the victims of a shooting at the Naval Air Station Pensacola, CBS News reported.
The 23-year-old Alabama native and Naval Academy graduate was named to the Academy's prestigious Commandant's and Dean's lists, and also competed on the rifle team, Alabama's WTVY reported.
NAS Pensacola shooter railed against the US and quoted Osama bin Laden online hours before the attack
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Reuters) - The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that monitors online extremism.
Federal investigators have not disclosed any motive behind the attack, which unfolded at dawn on Friday when the Saudi national is said to have began firing a handgun inside a classroom at the Naval Air Station Pensacola.
NAS Pensacola shooter reportedly hosted a 'dinner party' to watch mass shooting videos the week before the attack
The Saudi military officer who shot and killed 3 people at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday reportedly hosted a "dinner party" the week before the attack "to watch videos of mass shootings," the Associated Press reports, citing an unnamed U.S. official.
The Minnesota National Guard has released the names of the three soldiers killed in Thursday's helicopter crash.