Airmen Who Protected US Missile Silos Were Tripping On LSD Between Shifts

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At least 14 airmen assigned to one of the Air Force security units which guard the Pentagon’s nuclear missile silos were disciplined for consuming and distributing LSD and other illicit drugs “as part of a ring that operated undetected for months” at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming, the Associated Press reported on Thursday. … Read More

The Most Damning Sentence On The War In Afghanistan You’ll Read Today

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“Between 2001 and 2017, U.S. government efforts to stabilize insecure and contested areas in Afghanistan mostly failed.” That’s the main conclusion in the latest “lessons learned” report to Congress from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). After 16 years, nearly 2,400 U.S. service members killed, and untold billions spent, the U.S. government is … Read More

This Marine Will Be The Corps 1st Female Lt. General In 9 Years

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Marine Maj. Gen. Loretta Reynolds, currently head of Marine Corps Forces Cyber Command, has been nominated to be the Corps’ first female three-star general in nearly a decade, officials announced recently. The last female three-star general in the Marine Corps was Lt. Gen. Frances Wilson, who served from 1972 to 2009. The Marine Corps’ first female … Read More

NFL To Players: Stand For The National Anthem Or Get Off The Football Field

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All professional football players must stand for the national anthem ahead of National Football League games to “show respect” for the American flag, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced on Wednesday. Players and other NFL personnel who would prefer to remain seated or kneel during the anthem as part of ongoing protests against racial inequality and police … Read More

Air Force Fires Commander Of Security Unit That Lost Grenades, Machine Gun

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The commander of the Air Force security unit that lost a machine gun and grenades has been fired, officials announced on Wednesday. Col. Jason Beers was relieved on Wednesday as commander of the 91st Security Forces Group at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, “due to a loss of trust and confidence after a series … Read More

2 Air Force Pilots Are Safe After Their Training Jet Crashed In Mississippi

Two pilots safely ejected from an Air Force T-38C Talon II training aircraft, which crashed Wednesday near Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, officials said. Both pilots have been taken to a local hospital for evaluation but neither appears to be seriously injured, a spokesman for the 14th Training Wing told Task & Purpose. No one … Read More

That Fiery B-1B Lancer Landing In Texas Was Reportedly A Commander’s Worst Nightmare

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The emergency landing of a B-1B Lancer bomber at Midland International Air Space Port in Midland County, Texas on May 1st reportedly involved heroic action on the part of the crew to save both the aircraft and a potentially stranded crewmember following a serious ejector seat malfunction. The incident sparked attention after photos captured by eyewitnesses … Read More

Drug-Peddling Camp Pendleton Marine Was Busted With Fake Penis

A Camp Pendleton Marine court-martialed for using and distributing illegal substances to his fellow Marines had, among many other things, a fake penis in his possession — ostensibly used to defeat Corps urinalysis tests — when he was stopped and searched by military police last year, according to court documents released last week. In a … Read More