SHOULD YOU THANK A SOLDIER FOR THEIR SERVICE?

November 29, 2017

You may have noticed that this year’s Veteran’s Day was a little different. Post-traumatic stress syndrome has become part of the lingua franca. Few informed citizens deny the psychological impact of deployment on returning veterans. At the same time, a new movie, Thank You for Your Service, is opening in theaters nationwide, dramatizing the experience of several soldiers’ difficult reintegration to civilian life. Many civilian Americans feel strongly about honoring our vets. But…

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North Korean soldier who defected to South Korea at DMZ was shot 5 times, military says

November 14, 2017

A North Korean soldier was shot at least five times as his comrades unleashed dozens of rounds at him during the man’s desperate dash to defect at the Demilitarized Zone on Monday, the new details painting the escape as a more harrowing effort than what was initially reported. The unidentified North Korean soldier-turned-defector remained at Ajou University Medical Center near Seoul on Tuesday, recovering from gunshot wounds that left him…

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Compensation cut for elite soldiers if injuries last more than 180 days

November 9, 2017

Elite soldiers involved in Canada’s most dangerous and secretive military operations could now lose a special monthly allowance if they are sick or injured for more than 180 days, CTV News has learned. The Department of National Defence quietly rolled out the policy in September. The new rules mean that personnel with the Canadian Special Operations Forces — many of whom work on top-secret missions across the globe — will…

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Brecon Beacons soldier training deaths: Two charged

November 2, 2017

Two men have been charged with negligence over the deaths of three soldiers during an SAS selection march in the Brecon Beacons. L/Cpl Edward Maher, L/Cpl Craig Roberts and Cpl James Dunsby were taking part in a 16-mile (25km) recruitment exercise on the hottest day of 2013. The Service Prosecution Authority confirmed charges had been brought. The case will be heard in a military court and the maximum sentence is…

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US soldiers practice Arctic warfare in Lapland, Finland ( Video )

December 18, 2016

Some of most hard training are in winter with snow is very difficult to train . But some of Us Soldiers practice in very hard and risk situate . The Northern Warfare Training Center (NWTC) is a United States Army Alaska installation located in Black Rapids, Alaska. It is the Active Army’s only Cold Region Training Proponent. Arctic, subarctic, and mountain environments are brutally unforgiving to the unprepared. Units that…

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Police: Fort Campbell soldier killed Sunday in Roane County

August 31, 2016

HARRIMAN, Tenn. — Authorities in Roane County said they are investigating a shooting in which a 15-year-old is charged with killing a Fort Campbell soldier Sunday night. MarStratton Gordon, a 23-year-old soldier stationed in Fort Campbell, Ky., was shot about 7:35 p.m. at a residence on Byrd Avenue in Harriman, according to a news release from the office of the 9th Judicial District Attorney General Russell Johnson. Fort Campbell confirmed that…

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Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

August 28, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio –  Some mistakes are never too late to fix. A Civil War soldier misidentified when he was buried at an Ohio cemetery more than 150 years ago is to get a new headstone. Confederate soldier Augustus Beckmann was fatally wounded in the Battle of Shiloh on April 7, 1862. But he was buried at the Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery in Columbus under the wrong name, A. Bergman, and…

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Top US Marine says smartphone society has made soldiers soft

August 13, 2016

Cell phone radiation can be a danger to soldiers, but maybe not for the reason you’d expect. Gen. Robert B. Neller, the top officer in the US Marine Corps, says those phones can give away a soldier’s position. It’s just one of the ways that modern comforts have made troops weaker, in his opinion. Speaking at a panel Tuesday on the future of expeditionary warfare, Neller told the audience that…

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Marines Training Hard ( Video )

July 3, 2016

We all know that Marines are very good and work a lot to be very productive some of training that they do in video are run , holds back each other and runing and this is very hard to do . And the most important training is to go down in water and with bags and guns and clothes to stay in water .

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