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Here’s How Tim Kennedy Trains People To Be Impossible To Kill
“That means he's going to go down the street and throw more acid in the face of little girls. Yeah, I've been there. I killed that mother fucker, because we don't let that happen in our world. All of those little decisions lead up to that moment when you're going to live or die.”
These are the first words from a sweat-soaked Tim Kennedy in a new video about the Army Green Beret and former UFC fighter’s work with Sheepdog Response, a hybrid combat, firearms, and fitness training team. Their mission? To teach participants to be the hardest person anyone ever tries to kill.
Kennedy, the head instructor with Sheepdog Response, which conducts training events across the country, says their mission is to change the current culture in America. “Sheepdog response is the work of liberty, putting the teeth back in ‘we are the people,” Kennedy says. From tactical shooting, drilling on weapon’s handling, and speed reloading to martial arts, the guys over at Sheepdog Response argue, in no uncertain terms, that simply having the right tools isn’t the same as having the right technique, or mindset.
“We want to get trained, we want to get mature, responsible gun owners to understand that going to a store, buying a gun doesn't mean that you're ready for anything,” Marshall Lutton, a firearm instructor with Sheepdog Response, says in the video.
“There is no door to sheepdog, if you want to come to sheepdog anybody can come,” Kennedy says at the end. “I care that you get this information and that you use it. That you take this idea and you pass it on. That you take this idea of what it means to be free and be passionate about it.”
Retired Army Master Sgt. Mark Allen has died 10 years after he was shot in the head while searching for deserter Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan.
Allen died on Saturday at the age of 46, according to funeral information posted online.
For U.S. service members who have fought alongside the Kurds, President Donald Trump's decision to approve repositioning U.S. forces in Syria ahead of Turkey's invasion is a naked betrayal of valued allies.
"I am ashamed for the first time in my career," one unnamed special operator told Fox News Jennifer Griffin.
In a Twitter thread that went viral, Griffin wrote the soldier told her the Kurds were continuing to support the United States by guarding tens of thousands of ISIS prisoners even though Turkey had nullified an arrangement under which U.S. and Turkish troops were conducting joint patrols in northeastern Syria to allow the Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, to withdraw.
"The Kurds are sticking by us," the soldier told Griffin. "No other partner I have ever dealt with would stand by us."
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday he and the Pentagon will comply with House Democrats' impeachment inquiry subpoena, but it'll be on their own schedule.
"We will do everything we can to cooperate with the Congress," Esper said on CBS' "Face the Nation." "Just in the last week or two, my general counsel sent out a note — as we typically do in these situations — to ensure documents are retained."
Most of the U.S. troops in Syria are being moved out of the country as Turkish forces and their Arab allies push further into Kurdish territory than originally expected, Task & Purpose has learned.
Roughly 1,000 U.S. troops are withdrawing from Syria, leaving a residual force of between 100 and 150 service members at the Al Tanf garrison, a U.S. official said.
"I spoke with the president last night after discussions with the rest of the national security team and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria," Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday's edition of CBS News' "Face the Nation."'
More than 700 women and children affiliated with ISIS escape Kurdish prison camp after Turkish shelling
BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Women affiliated with Islamic State and their children fled en masse from a camp where they were being held in northern Syria on Sunday after shelling by Turkish forces in a five-day-old offensive, the region's Kurdish-led administration said.
Turkey's cross-border attack in northern Syria against Kurdish forces widened to target the town of Suluk which was hit by Ankara's Syrian rebel allies. There were conflicting accounts on the outcome of the fighting.
Turkey is facing threats of possible sanctions from the United States unless it calls off the incursion. Two of its NATO allies, Germany and France, have said they are halting weapons exports to Turkey. The Arab League has denounced the operation.