September 20, 2021

House Democrats Defend Teaching Critical Race Theory in the Military

House Democrats defended the teaching of critical race theory in the military during a House Armed Services Committee markup of the massive defense policy bill early Thursday morning. Republican Study Committee Chairman Jim Banks (R-IN) proposed an amendment to the bill to ban the promotion of critical race theory within the military and at schools…

Myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination higher in military population than expected, study finds

Most patients experienced chest pain several days after the second vaccine dose COVID vaccines and heart inflammation in young adults a ‘likely’ link: CDC panel Fox News medical contributor Dr. Janette Nesheiwat argues the condition is extremely rare and says vaccine benefits outweigh any potential side effects. A greater number of heart inflammation cases cropped […]

Pentagon Orders Mandatory Coronavirus Vaccination for Military

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday issued a memorandum directing the military services to begin full vaccination of all service members following FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on Monday. “Mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 will only use COVID-19 vaccines that receive full licensure from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in accordance with FDA-approved…

Taliban in U.S. Military Gear Mocks Iconic WWII Photo of Marines Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

An elite Taliban unit released propaganda images this week, including one mocking the iconic World War Two photo of U.S. Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima. In the propaganda image, the Taliban fighters are shown raising their flag while wearing what appears to be U.S. and U.S. ally-made military gear. “The Taliban’s Badri 313 Battalion…

‘First-Come, First-Serve’: US Embassy Says Military Can’t Ensure ‘Safe Passage’ to Kabul Airport

Hundreds of people run alongside a U.S. Air Force C-17 transport plane as it moves down a runway of the international airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 16. 2021. (Verified UGC via AP) Pentagon leaders said at a briefing on Wednesday that the United States military does not have the capability to help the thousands […]

FACT CHECK: Does This Video Show Turkish Military Convoys Entering Palestinian Territories In May 2021?

A video shared on Facebook allegedly shows Turkish military convoys entering Palestinian territories. Verdict: False The video splices together two separate videos taken in Russia and Syria. The footage has no connection to the May 2021 Israel-Hamas conflict. Fact Check: Earlier this month, Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas had a violent 11-day conflict…

US Military Destroying Equipment They’re Leaving Behind In Afghanistan

As the U.S. military prepares for its withdrawal from Afghanistan on Sept. 11 of this year, it is destroying vehicles and military equipment that won’t be making the trip back home and selling it as scrap metal, according to The Associated Press (AP). Military equipment used in Afghanistan by the U.S. military is now going…

U.S. Fines Honeywell $13 Million for Sharing Military Specs with China

The U.S. State Department said this week it recently fined U.S. defense contractor Honeywell $13 million after the company was found to have “harmed national security” by sharing sensitive information about U.S. military aircraft with China and other countries. The U.S. State Department said on May 3 it had reached a settlement with Honeywell on…

Pentagon Chief Believes Military Leaders Should Make Diversity a ‘Personal Commitment’

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is “concerned” about the lack of diversity among the senior ranks of the military and believes leaders should make a concerted effort to change it, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said Wednesday. “He’s certainly concerned about the diversity at the senior levels of the department. And this is not just senior…

Rosanna Arquette: ‘Nazi White Supremacists Are Many Governors, People in Congress, Our Police, Military’

Actress Rosanna Arquette took to Twitter Friday to proclaim: “Nazi white supremacists are many governors, people in Congress, our police,” the “military,” and even the “entertainment news” industry. “Kkk spent years hiding behind their hoods. Now they are front [and] center for the world to see,” Arquette tweeted. “Nazi White supremacists are many governors ,…

‘I’ve Demanded A Meeting’: Ted Cruz Unloads On Military Twitter Accounts Targeting Tucker Carlson

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz launched a challenge Sunday to military personnel who have publicly attacked Fox News host and Daily Caller cofounder Tucker Carlson. “Under Biden, the military is launching political attacks to intimidate Tucker Carlson & other civilians who criticize their policy decisions,” Cruz tweeted along with a copy of the letter he…

DOJ: China Military Member Lied to Secure J-1 Visa, Conduct Research at Stanford University

A member of the Chinese military lied to federal immigration officials to secure a visa to the United States so she could conduct research at Stanford University in California, a federal indictment states. A federal grand jury has issued a superseding indictment against Chinese national Chen Song, 39-years-old, for allegedly fraudulently securing a J-1 visa…

Biden: Former Military, Police Fueling ‘Growth of White Supremacy’ Groups

President Joe Biden said during a CNN town hall on Tuesday that former military and former police officers were fueling the “growth of white supremacy.” Biden said, “I got involved in politics, to begin with because of civil rights and opposition to white supremacist, the Ku Klux Klan and the most dangerous people on America continue…

FACT CHECK: Does The Presidential Transition Enhancement Act Allow Trump To Keep Control Of The Military For 60 Days After His Term Ended?

An image shared on Facebook claims the Presidential Transition Enhancement Act allows former President Donald Trump to remain in control of the U.S. military for 60 days after the end of his term. Verdict: False The act does not allow Trump to retain control of the military after his term ended. The full transition of…

‘Wow, Space Force’ — Jen Psaki Shrugs Off Question About Sixth Military Branch

White House press secretary Jen Psaki ridiculed a reporter Tuesday for asking a question about the future of Space Force under President Joe Biden. “Wow, Space Force. It’s the plane of today,” she replied wryly to a question from Bloomberg News reporter Josh Wingrove. “It is an interesting question.” By referring to America’s sixth military…

Kelly Loeffler: ‘I Don’t Need a Lecture’ from Raphael Warnock, Who Used the Bible to Attack the Military

Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) excoriated Georgia Senate Democrat Raphael Warnock during a debate on Sunday for attempting to justify his statement that Americans cannot serve God and the military at the same time. Loeffler attacked Warnock on Sunday for citing the Bible to justify his argument that Americans cannot serve God and the military. Warnock…

Michigan Poll Observer: Military Ballots Looked Like ‘Xerox Copies,’ All for Biden

A woman who said she was a poll observer at the TCF Center in Detroit on Election Day testified in front of a Michigan State Senate hearing that she saw numerous military ballots that looked like “Xerox copies” and were all allegedly marked for Democrat Joe Biden. The woman, who only identified herself as Patty […]

Pentagon withdraws $300M in funding to Pakistan’s military.

Sept. 2 (UPI) — The U.S. Department of Defense suspended $300 milllion in military funding to Pakistan, citing the country’s failure to suppress militant groups. Pentagon spokesman Koné Faulkner said Saturday that the agency suspend the funding to the Coalition Support Fund, which reimburses Pakistan’s military for fighting against terrorists. “Due to a lack of […]

Trump’s Military Parade Is Off After Projected Cost Balloons to $92 Million.

A marching company with Marine Barracks Washington D.C. marches across the parade deck during a Tuesday Sunset Parade at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Aug. 7, 2018. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Damon Mclean) WASHINGTON — After the projected cost of a military parade this November in D.C. ballooned $80 million over previous […]

Citing General Patton, Donald Trump Signs Massive Military Spending Bill.

President Donald Trump traveled to Ft. Drum in New York on Monday to sign a bill funding military operations for FY 2019. During the signing ceremony, Trump quoted one of General George Patton’s famous addresses to the troops in World War II. “I don’t want to get any messages saying, ‘I am holding my position.’ […]

Trump and Putin Meet for 1-on-1 Discussion on Trade, Military, Missiles, Nuclear, and China

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin briefly spoke to cameras before beginning a one-on-one meeting Monday that Trump said would include discussion of nuclear arms, China, and hopes of building an “extraordinary relationship.” Trump and Putin met at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, to give opening statements before beginning their closed-door private […]

Education, Military Service, Marriage Among Drivers of Black Men’s Success

Participation in institutions such as the U.S. military, churches, and marriage are all strongly related to black men’s chances of reaching the middle class, according to a new report released Tuesday by the American Enterprise Institute. “Black Men Making It in America: The Engines of Economic Success for Black Men in America” explores the effects […]

Trade Deficits Paying for China Military Buildup.

One little detail largely escaped media notice when Chinese president Xi Jinping met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on May 8.  The visit coincided with China’s launch of its first indigenous aircraft carrier in the town where the two met, perhaps sending a message to friend and foes of both China and North Korea: The […]

Trump Honors America, Military at Event that Replaced Eagles Visit.

President Donald Trump presided over a brief White House south lawn ceremony honoring the United States and military men and women on Tuesday in lieu of a previously planned event that members of the Philadelphia Eagles dropped out of. The United States Marine band played and the U.S. Army Chorus sang the National Anthem for […]

Iranians killed in alleged Israeli strike on military site in Syria.

A satellite image shows Syria’s T-4 military air base. (photo credit: GOOGLE MAPS) The target was reportedly an underground missile production facility and depot for surface-to-surface missiles. The Syrian army confirmed Sunday that several military bases in northern Syria were struck in an attack blamed on Israel by the Hezbollah-affiliated newspaper Al Akhbar. According to […]

WATCH: Syrian army says ‘enemy’ rocket attacks strike at military bases.

Israeli Air Force F15 planes fly during an aerial demonstration at a graduation ceremony for Israeli air force pilots at the Hatzerim air base in southern Israel, December 27, 2017.. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS) An opposition source said one of the locations hit was an army base widely known as a recruitment center for Iranian-backed […]

Jacksonville Inspector Who Warned Business Over Military Flags Suspended

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The city of Jacksonville has suspended the code inspector who issued a warning citation to a Westside business that had flags from every branch of the U.S. military on its roof, along with her supervisor, who was present at the time. Melinda Power came under fire after she cited Jaguar Power Sports […]

White House: Military Committed to Eradicating Islamic State Before Leaving Syria.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders clarified the administration’s position on withdrawing American troops from Syria after President Donald Trump urged the military to bring the troops home. “The military mission to eradicate ISIS [the Islamic State] in Syria is coming to a rapid end, with ISIS being almost completely destroyed,” Sanders wrote in a […]

BREAKING: Trump Says Military Will Be Used To Protect Border – VIDEO.

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump told reporters that he will use the military to guard the Southern Border against a “caravan” of illegal immigrants making their way north to the U.S. “We are going to be guarding our border with our military. That’s a big step,” Trump said, according to The Washington Times. “We cannot […]

BREAKING: Several Explosive Devices Mailed To Military Installations In Washington D.C. Area.

In Austin, Texas, a string of bombings kept a city on edge. Two people were killed, with five people injured. The perpetrator, Mark Anthony Conditt, killed himself by exploding a device in his car after pulling into a ditch; police had identified him as a suspect and closed in on him. We don’t know his […]

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