Military
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U.S sends aircraft carrier to Middle East

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/06/19, 11:58 am

The United States deployed an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East to respond to threats from Iran, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday. The military sent the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group to the region in response to “a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings,” Bolton said, adding, “The United States is not seeking war with the Iranian regime.

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Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan identified

by Kent Covington
Posted 3/25/19, 10:49 am

The Pentagon identified two U.S. Army soldiers killed last week in combat in Afghanistan as Spc. Joseph P. Collette, 29, of Ohio, who was out of the 71st Ordnance Group, and Sgt. 1st Class Will D. Lindsay, 33, of Colorado, who was with the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne). Both men were out of Fort Carson, Colo. The Pentagon said only that the two men died of wounds sustained during combat operations in Kunduz province. Four U.S.

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GOP senator tells of sexual assault in the military

by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/07/19, 12:06 pm

WASHINGTON—Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., revealed in a Senate hearing Wednesday that a superior officer sexually assaulted her while she was in the Air Force. “My drive to fight against sexual assault in the ranks is not from the outside looking in … it is deeply personal,” she said during a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel hearing on sexual assault in the military.

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