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Sailor Accused Of Getting Drunk And Streaking Around Amusement Park
A 21-year-old sailor assigned to the USS George H.W. Bush was arrested on Friday for allegedly getting hammered and streaking through the quad of the Busch Gardens parking lot.
Police told the Virginian-Pilot that Adrian Gilbert Cardenas was tased after attempting to fight bystanders and at least one police officer in the amusement park's lot, where he was spotted running around naked and trying to break into cars.
Cardenas was first taken to a hospital because he was intoxicated with "alcohol and illegal narcotics," police told the Virginia Gazette.
In video partially taken of the incident, it appears that Cardenas seems pretty blitzed (obvious likely super drunk guy in the nude warning):
Cardenas was charged with felony assault of an officer, indecent exposure, intentional damage, and obstruction of justice, according to Navy Times.
A spokesperson for the Bush did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Task & Purpose.
Little girls everywhere will soon have the chance to play with a set of classic little green Army soldiers that actually reflect the presence of women in the armed forces.
U.S. military officials may have abandoned their dreams of powered armor straight out of Starship Troopers, but the futuristic components of America's first prototype combat exoskeleton could eventually end up in the arsenals of both U.S. special operations forces and conventional troops.
SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper pressed South Korea on Friday to pay more for the cost of stationing U.S. troops in the country and to maintain an intelligence-sharing pact with its other Asian ally, Japan, that Seoul is about to let lapse.
Speaking after a high-level defense policy meeting with his South Korean counterpart, Jeong Kyeong-doo, Esper also said the two countries must be flexible with their joint military drills to back diplomatic efforts to end North Korea's nuclear program.
But he stopped short of announcing any new reduction in military exercises that North Korea has sharply condemned.
Russia established an air base in the Syrian city where withdrawing US troops were pelted with potatoes
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia landed attack helicopters and troops at a sprawling air base in northern Syria vacated by U.S. forces, the Russian Defence Ministry's Zvezda TV channel said on Friday.
On Thursday, Zvezda said Russia had set up a helicopter base at an airport in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli, a move designed to increase Moscow's control over events on the ground there.
Qamishli is the same city where Syrian citizens pelted U.S. troops and armored vehicles with potatoes after President Donald Trump vowed to pull U.S. troops from Syria.
U.S. Army weapons officials are testing an experimental drone armed with a multi-shot, 40mm grenade launcher to destroy enemy targets hiding behind cover.