Get Task & Purpose in your inbox
A guy in New Jersey allegedly scammed $2.1 million from women by posing as a soldier serving in Syria
A New Jersey man was busted Wednesday for running an international lonely hearts scam that turned deadly, authorities said.
Rubbin Sarpong's profile on Plenty of Fish, Match.com and other dating websites describe him as a U.S. soldier serving in Syria, but federal prosecutors said he was actually in Millville, living the high life off unsuspecting women.
The Pentagon has identified the two soldiers were killed in combat in Afghanistan on Wednesday as members of U.S. Army Special Forces.
Master Sgt. Luis F. DeLeon-Figueroa, 31, and Master Sgt. Jose J. Gonzalez, 35, both died in Faryab Province from wounds sustained from small arms fire, the Pentagon said in a press release. The incident is under investigation.
I started a heated discussion last year about the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) when, after spending a year at the school being graded and evaluated, I decided to grade and evaluate the school myself.
In It's A Big Deal: An Officer Grades The Army Staff College And Its Leadership, I was extremely critical of the school and its top leaders. However, the discussion from the article, which was itself extremely critical, catalyzed a thoughtful discussion among students, faculty, and leadership at the school about Mission Command, grading and evaluation, ethics, and similar topics.
Therefore, I wanted to see what students in the current academic year thought and if my article provided any additional insight into the school.
KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. and Taliban negotiators wrapped up their longest round of consecutive peace talks on Tuesday with progress made but no agreement on when foreign troops might withdraw, multiple sources said.
One of the nation's top Army leaders and one of North Carolina's congressional senators said Friday there is no reason why military families on Fort Bragg should have to live with housing concerns like lead paint, cockroaches and ants.
"I'd said the problems are unconscionable. There's no reason our soldiers and their families should live in the conditions they've lived in," said Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper at a news conference that followed a town hall meeting.