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Defense Sec Keynotes Pentagon Pride Event [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and other top department officials took part in the Pentagon’s 10th annual LGBT Pride Month celebration on Wednesday morning. In his comments, Austin commemorated the progress the military had come in standing up for LGBTQ+ rights but recognized that there was still work to come. Austin also commemorated the work of …

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SCOTUS Rejects Suit To End Male-Only Military Draft

The Washington Post reports: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to revive a lawsuit challenging the nation’s male-only draft registration policy as unconstitutional. The American Civil Liberties Union, representing two men and a group called the National Coalition for Men, called the requirement that men, but not women, register with the Selective Service System at age 18 “one of the …

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Pentagon To Keep Ban On All Non-US Flags On Bases

The Hill reports: “After some careful consideration, the department will maintain the existing policy from July of 2020 regarding the display or depiction of unofficial flags,” Pentagon press secretary John Kirby told reporters. “There won’t be an exception made this month for the Pride flag.” Then-Defense Secretary Mark Esper last year implemented a broad flag policy intended to target the …

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Feds Can’t Confirm Or Deny UFOs Are Alien Spacecraft

The New York Times reports: American intelligence officials have found no evidence that aerial phenomena witnessed by Navy pilots in recent years are alien spacecraft, but they still cannot explain the unusual movements that have mystified scientists and the military, according to senior administration officials briefed on the findings of a highly anticipated government report. And while a forthcoming unclassified …

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Pentagon Reviews Policy On Flags At Military Bases

CNN reports: The Pentagon is reviewing a policy instituted last year that limits which flags can be displayed at military bases. The review comes as Pride Month is being celebrated throughout June. If changes are made to the current policy it could open the door to allowing the rainbow Pride flag to be displayed. But a senior defense official strongly …

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Carlson Attacked Military On Memorial Day [VIDEO]

“So much has changed in the United States in the past year that it’s hard to keep track of it all. Public health experts have been exposed as frauds, as incompetent and dishonest. Our schools are openly teaching racism to our children. Our military, at times, does not seem interested in protecting the country. These are big changes with real …

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Canadian Soldier Charged With Mutiny After Calling On Fellow Military Personnel To Refuse To Deliver Vaccines

The Ottawa Citizen reports: A soldier who called on his fellow military personnel to refuse helping with the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines has been charged with an offence related to mutiny. It’s believed to be the first time in decades that the Canadian military has laid such a charge. Officer Cadet Ladislas Kenderesi was charged with one count of “endeavoring …

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Germany To Compensate Soldiers Fired For Being Gay

Reuters reports: German lawmakers voted for legislation on Thursday to rehabilitate soldiers who for decades faced discrimination, discharge or convictions on the basis of their sexual orientation. Until the year 2000, Germany’s military considered that homosexuals posed a threat to the discipline of the troops and were not suitable as superior officers. Gay soldiers could be denied promotions, discharged from …

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Ted Cruz: Dems Are Turning The Military Into “Pansies”

The Washington Post reports: The first half of the TikTok video shows a muscular Russian man with a shaved head doing push-ups, jumping out of a plane, and staring down the scope of a rifle. The second half shows a brightly animated U.S. Army ad telling the true story of Cpl. Emma Malonelord, a soldier who enlisted after being raised …

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Trump Ordered Massive Troop Withdrawal After Losing

Axios reports: John McEntee, one of Donald Trump’s most-favored aides, handed retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor a piece of paper with a few notes scribbled on it. He explained: “This is what the president wants you to do.” 1. Get us out of Afghanistan. 2. Get us out of Iraq and Syria. 3. Complete the withdrawal from Germany. 4. Get …

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Space Force Colonel Fired Over Diversity Complaints

Military.com reports: A commander of a U.S. Space Force unit tasked with detecting ballistic missile launches has been fired for comments made during a podcast promoting his new book, which claims Marxist ideologies are becoming prevalent in the United States military. Lt Col. Matthew Lohmeier, commander of 11th Space Warning Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, was relieved from …

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Pentagon Cancels Trump’s Border Wall Projects

Bloomberg News reports: The Pentagon said Friday it had canceled projects related to Donald Trump’s border wall and was returning money the former president directed to the project from defense programs. “The Department of Defense is proceeding with canceling all border barrier construction projects paid for with funds originally intended for other military missions and functions such as schools for …

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Carlson Guest: The Military Is “Completely Feminized”

Media Matters has the transcript: TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): What would happen if there was an actual crisis in the country — HEATHER MAC DONALD (GUEST): Exactly. CARLSON: I mean, COVID’s bad, lots of people died, mostly elderly people. But if we had, you know, if there was a — MAC DONALD: War. CARLSON: Well, a war. That’s exactly right. We …

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US Navy Fires Warning Shots At Iranian “Attack” Vessels

The Associated Press reports: An American warship fired warning shots when vessels of Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard came too close to a patrol in the Persian Gulf, the U.S. Navy said Wednesday. The Navy released black-and-white footage of the encounter in international waters of the northern reaches of the Persian Gulf. Iran did not immediately acknowledge the incident. The Navy …

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VIRAL VIDEO: “Racist Karen” Harasses Black Soldiers

The New York Daily News report: Disturbing video captures a white woman flipping out on a group of black soldiers at a Virginia IHOP after she offered to help pay for their meal — but then accused them of stealing her money. One of the four soldiers from Fort Belvoir who ate at the nearby pancake joint recorded the incident …

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Russia: We Will Withdraw Troops From Ukraine Border

Bloomberg News reports: Russia said it will begin pulling thousands of troops back from areas near the Ukrainian border starting Friday, in a step that could calm strains with the West that have surged in recent weeks. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy welcomed the move, saying in a tweet it “reduces tension.” The ruble gained as much as 1.4% against the …

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Biden Admin Opposes SCOTUS Suit On All-Male Draft

The Washington Post reports: The Biden administration has asked the Supreme Court not to take up a lawsuit that calls the all-male military draft unconstitutional. Because Congress is considering whether women should also be required to sign up, Acting Solicitor General Elizabeth B. Prelogar said in a brief to the court, “any reconsideration of the constitutionality of the male-only registration …

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All US Troops To Leave Afghanistan By September 11th

The New York Times reports: President Biden has decided to withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 20 years after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon launched the country into its longest war, United States officials said Tuesday. The decision will keep more than 3,000 American troops on the ground in Afghanistan beyond …

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Biden To Nominate First Female Secretary Of The Army

Stars & Stripes reports: President Joe Biden is expected to nominate Christine Wormuth to be the next Army secretary, making her the first woman to hold that position, according to a news report Monday. Her nomination is the first of the three service secretaries positions that need to be filled by the Biden administration. Wormuth is the director of the …

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Nearly 40% Of USMC Members Are Refusing Vaccine

CNN reports: Nearly 40% of US Marines are declining Covid-19 vaccinations, according to data provided to CNN on Friday by the service, the first branch to disclose service-wide numbers on acceptance and declination. As of Thursday, approximately 75,500 Marines have received vaccines, including fully vaccinated and partially vaccinated service men and women. About 48,000 Marines have chosen not to receive …

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