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Should service members be issued a "War on Drugs" medal recognizing the role the U.S. military has played in combating global drug trafficking over past five decades? One petitioner believes they should.
Swedish Air Force aircraft maintainers provide an introduction to the JAS 39 Gripen fighter jet to U.S. Air Force aircraft maintainers assigned to the Air National Guard's 169th Fighter Wing from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., in support of Arctic Challenge Exercise 2019 at Kallax Air Base, Luleå, Sweden, May 29, 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard/Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder)
The Swedish military got duped into commissioning a guy with a fake diploma and then assigned him to NATO's Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Belgium, according to the Agence France-Presse.
The new military show, 68 Whiskey, from Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment and CBS, bills itself as a dark comedy, and while I'll admit that I did laugh a few times during an early screening of the show, it was never in the way that 68 Whiskey intended.
The official Facebook page for Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego appears to be suffering from some major technical problems: As of Thursday evening, the Marine Corps' West coast boot camp renamed itself "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints," on Facebook.
It's unclear when exactly the name-change occurred, but a Facebook post went up at around 4 p.m. ET on Thursday addressing the issue and asked readers to remain calm.