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GOP National Security Leaders Pen Foreboding Letter To Trump
More than 75 members of the Republican national security community banded together to pen an open letter to Donald Trump, the Republican frontrunner in the 2016 presidential race.
Published Mar. 3, on the popular defense site War on the Rocks, the letter states that while the GOP national security community is not in agreement about all policy issues, in this they are united: a Trump presidency is dangerous.
“Mr. Trump’s own statements lead us to conclude that as president, he would use the authority of his office to act in ways that make America less safe, and which would diminish our standing in the world,” it reads.
Coordinated by Dr. Eliot A. Cohen, former Counselor of the Department of State, and Bryan McGrath, managing director of the FerryBridge Group, a defense consultancy, the letter addresses a number of looming concerns about Trump’s inconsistency on security policy.
The letter calls Trump dishonest, hateful, and inexperienced with foreign policy. Those who signed the letter concluded that they, as members of the Republican party and the national security community, will commit themselves to preventing a Trump presidency, and encourage others to do so as well.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars has demanded an apology from President Trump over recent comments in which he downplayed the seriousness of traumatic brain injuries suffered by American troops in an Iranian missile attack.
"The Veterans of Foreign Wars cannot stand idle on this matter," William "Doc" Schmitz, VFW National Commander, said in a statement Friday, noting TBI is a serious injury known to cause depression, memory loss, severe headaches and other symptoms in the short and long-term.
President Donald Trump tweeted out the logo for the brand-new U.S. Space Force on Friday, presenting it as a collaboration between "Great Military Leaders, designers and others."
Thing is, fans of Star Trek will find that the logo looks strikingly familiar. In fact, it looks almost exactly like the emblem of Starfleet, the uniformed space force maintained by the United Federation of Planets.
The Navy is investigating dozens of videos of service members changing in a bathroom which were then shared on the website PornHub, according to a NBC News report.
According to the report, an agent from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service found the videos on PornHub earlier this month. The videos, which have since been taken down, show civilians, sailors and Marines, some of whom have visible name tapes.
Two Army Ranger medics saved lives by taking fresh blood from uninjured soldiers in the middle of a firefight
We already knew that Army Rangers were a unique breed of badass, but performing real-time blood transfusions while under enemy fire on the battlefield takes it to an entirely new level.