Tag Archives: US Army

Ex-Green Beret Charged With Conspiring With Russia

Just in from the Department of Justice: According to court documents, from December 1996 to January 2011, Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, 45, a former member of the U.S. Army, allegedly conspired with agents of a Russian intelligence service. During that time, Debbins periodically visited Russia and met with Russian intelligence agents. In 1997, Debbins was assigned a code name by …

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Details Emerge In Soldier’s Plot With Satanic Neo-Nazis

Via press release from the Justice Department: As alleged, Ethan Melzer, a private in the U.S. Army, was the enemy within. Melzer allegedly attempted to orchestrate a murderous ambush on his own unit by unlawfully revealing its location, strength, and armaments to a neo-Nazi, anarchist, white supremacist group. Melzer allegedly provided this potentially deadly information intending that it be conveyed …

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US Soldier Charged With Giving Intel To “Satanic Nazis”

NBC News reports: A U.S. Army soldier has been charged with giving classified information to a white supremacist group based in Europe, according to law enforcement and military officials. The soldier is accused of providing information about troops stationed overseas to the Order of Nine Angles, a satanic neo-Nazi group, the officials told NBC News. The charges are expected to …

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Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chairman Apologizes For Marching Into Park With Trump: “I Should Not Have Been There”

The Washington Post reports: Army Gen. Mark Milley, the nation’s top military officer, said Thursday he was wrong to have accompanied President Donald Trump on a walk to a church through Lafayette Square, where he was photographed in his combat uniform with the presidential entourage. The statement by the Joint Chiefs chairman risked the wrath of a president sensitive to anything …

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Army May Rename Bases Named For Confederates

From the military blog Task & Purpose: Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy is now “open” to renaming the service’s 10 bases and facilities that are named after Confederate leaders. “The Secretary of the Army is open to a bipartisan discussion on the topic,” Army spokesperson Col. Sunset Belinsky said Monday. The recent uproar over the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis …

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US Army Urges Troops: Treat Protesters With Respect

Posted to the website of the US Army: Over the past week, the country has suffered an explosion of frustration over the racial divisions that still plague us as Americans. And because your Army is a reflection of American society, those divisions live in the Army as well. We feel the frustration and anger. We felt it this week while …

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Army: Microfiber Cloth Best For Homemade Masks

The Army Times reports: The best easy-to-find material for a homemade face covering to protect against coronavirus transmission is four-ply microfiber cloth, according to Army researchers at the service’s Combat Capabilities Development Command. Researchers with the command’s Chemical Biological Center said in a news release that the four-ply microfiber cloth, which can be found in the cleaning section of most …

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US Army Announces “Tactical Pause” In Basic Training

NBC News reports: The U.S. Army has paused the movement of future U.S. soldiers to basic combat training, the department announced Monday. “This tactical pause will allow commands to ensure appropriate safety measures are in place and are operating effectively at training installations,” the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, which oversees training of Army recruits, said in a statement. …

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US Army Signs Deal On Experimental Anti-Virus Drug

The Military Times reports: U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command has signed an arrangement with Gilead Sciences to provide the company’s investigational coronavirus drug to U.S. troops confirmed to have the COVID-19 virus. Gilead’s medication, remdesivir, was approved for clinical research in February by the FDA. The medication, which initially was developed by the Foster City, California-based company to …

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Iranian Parliament Designates US Army As Terrorists

From Iran’s Tasnim News Agency: Iran’s lawmakers unanimously voted for a motion to designate the US Army and the Pentagon as terrorist organizations in response to a recent move by Washington to assassinate Iran’s revered commander, Lt. General Qassem Soleimani. The generalities and details of the emergency motion were unanimously passed during an open session of the parliament on Tuesday …

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Military Clears Cadets In “White Power” Controversy

ESPN reports: Hand gestures flashed by West Point cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen during the televised Army-Navy football game were not racist signals, military investigations have concluded. A Navy probe of the event found that the students were “participating in a sophomoric game” on Saturday and had no racist intent. Clips of the hand gestures by the students went viral …

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Military Probes White Power Sign At Army-Navy Game

The Huffington Post reports: Military officials have launched an investigation after the “OK” hand symbol that has become known as a symbol for white power was flashed amid a crowd of cadets before the Army-Navy game in Philadelphia Saturday. The gestures were captured on national TV during a pregame broadcast in a crowd that included black cadets. They appeared to …

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Army Tells Dog Tags Company: Take Jesus Off Our Logo

ABC News reports: The Army is threatening to pull its logo from replica dog tags made by a third-party company unless it removes biblical references from the tags. It stems from a trademark issue with the Army. The tags are made by a private faith-based company, Shields of Strength, sold on military installations across the country. In recent months the …

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Pence To West Point Cadets: Expect To Go To War

CBS News reports: Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see combat. “Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists in Afghanistan and Iraq,” he said. “It is a virtual certainty that …

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VIRGINIA: Suspicious Letter Sickens 11 At Army Base

Washington DC’s WTOP reports: A hazardous materials team has been dispatched to Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, after a suspicious letter sickened 11 and sent three to the hospital. The three are in stable condition, according to the Arlington Fire Department, which is assisting in the investigation. Symptoms among those affected include nosebleeds and burning hands, according to …

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Trump Rages About “Disgraceful” Bergdahl Verdict

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump called the news that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will not be facing any prison time a “complete disgrace” today, but that’s far from the harshest comment he’s had on the issue. His most recent previous remark came on Oct. 16, when Trump declined to comment on the Bergdahl case, saying, “They’re setting up sentencing, …

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No Prison Sentence For Army Deserter Bowe Bergdahl

CNN reports: US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has received a dishonorable discharge but will avoid prison time for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy after abandoning his outpost in 2009, a military judge ruled Friday. He originally faced the possibility of life in prison, but the prosecution asked the judge, Army Col. Jeffery R. Nance, for a 14-year sentence. Bergdahl’s …

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US Army Bans Green Card Holders From Enlisting

Mic reports: Army recruiters have been told to stop enlisting green card holders into the Army effective immediately, according to an email sent to military recruiters and obtained by Mic, a move that experts say breaks federal law. “EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY DO NOT ‘SHIP’ OR ‘ENLIST’ ANY FOREIGN NATIONAL’S (ALL I-551 CARD HOLDERS) UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE,” reads an email sent to …

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AFGHANISTAN: Trump Wants To Fire “Losing” General

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump has become increasingly frustrated with his advisers tasked with crafting a new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and recently suggested firing the war’s top military commander during a tense meeting at the White House, according to senior administration officials. Trump repeatedly suggested that Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff …

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Tony Perkins Pitches “Respected Conservative” Allen West For Trump’s Third Army Secretary Nominee

Via email from hate group leader Tony Perkins: What does evolution theory have to do with the Army? A lot, if you want to be the branch’s secretary. That’s just one of the fights the Left picked over Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Army. Dr. Mark Green’s beliefs on everything from creation to sexuality became the subject of a …

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