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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.”
NASA is reportedly investigating one of its astronauts in a case that appears to involve the first allegations of criminal activity from space.
Hackers could have breached US bioterrorism defenses for years, records show. We'll never know if they did
The Department of Homeland Security stored sensitive data from the nation's bioterrorism defense program on an insecure website where it was vulnerable to attacks by hackers for over a decade, according to government documents reviewed by The Los Angeles Times.
The data included the locations of at least some BioWatch air samplers, which are installed at subway stations and other public locations in more than 30 U.S. cities and are designed to detect anthrax or other airborne biological weapons, Homeland Security officials confirmed. It also included the results of tests for possible pathogens, a list of biological agents that could be detected and response plans that would be put in place in the event of an attack.
The information — housed on a dot-org website run by a private contractor — has been moved behind a secure federal government firewall, and the website was shut down in May. But Homeland Security officials acknowledge they do not know whether hackers ever gained access to the data.
The State Department doesn't really care if its human rights training for partner security forces is working or not
By law, the United States is required to promote "human rights and fundamental freedoms" when it trains foreign militaries. So it makes sense that if the U.S. government is going to spend billions on foreign security assistance every year, it should probably systematically track whether that human rights training is actually having an impact or not, right?
Apparently not. According to a new audit from the Government Accountability Office, both the Departments of Defense and State "have not assessed the effectiveness of human rights training for foreign security forces" — and while the Pentagon agreed to establish a process to do so, State simply can't be bothered.
A Kansas VA hospital police supervisor reported 'dangerous' deficiencies among his officers. Now he says he faced retaliation
The Kansas City VA Medical Center is still dealing with the fallout of a violent confrontation last year between one of its police officers and a patient, with the Kansas City Police Department launching a homicide investigation.
And now Topeka's VA hospital is dealing with an internal dispute between leaders of its Veterans Affairs police force that raises new questions about how the agency nationwide treats patients — and the officers who report misconduct by colleagues.
A New Mexico woman was charged Friday in the robbery and homicide of a Marine Corps veteran from Belen late last month after allegedly watching her boyfriend kill the man and torch his car to hide evidence.