Heart Warming – 3 Year Old Boy Defies Military Protocol – Video

Three year old Cooper hadn't seen his mom in over 9 months because of her military service in Afghanistan. But after seeing his mother Kathryn Waldvogel getting into full formation waiting to be discharged, Cooper just couldn't wait another second. The three-year old ran towards his mother, causing her to break formation - something that is not advised by the military. "All of a sudden we had to file into the building and get into formation, and I just look up and Cooper and my mom are right...

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Congress Could Authorize Military Force to Deal with ISIS

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="630" caption="Frank Wolf"][/caption] While the president considers the best strategy to combat the ISIS threat in Syria, Congress is preparing to give the Commander in Chief any authorization needed for an all out war if necessary. Rep. Frank R. Wolf, R-Va., said in a statement Wednesday he will introduce legislation when Congress reconvenes next week that would authorize the use of military force against ISIS and other terror groups around the world,...

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THE REPUBLICAN SCUM FILES: HOW THEY HATE OUR TROOPS

By Mike Caccioppoli As seen on America The Not So Beautiful When it comes to either supporting our troops or hating Obama the Republicans overwhelmingly choose the latter. Oh boy do they ever. The party who loves jingoistic phrases and loud macho alpha chest beating just couldn’t wait to bash the soldier that our President bravely rescued. Yes it is very brave to actually take action. And that’s what our President did. To fuck with the consequences of more bashing and phony scandal and...

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Military Groups Blast Republicans for Killing Veteran Benefits

Veterans organizations are not happy with U.S. Senate Republicans today, after a bill to expand health care and education programs for veterans failed to gain enough support to move forward, Reuters reports. From Washington Post: The measure, sponsored by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), collapsed after failing to garner enough Republican votes to waive the VA spending cap established in a budget deal Congress and President Obama approved in December. Sanders’s...

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Next for The Military – Iron Man Suits

The technology in Iron Man is getting a step closer to reality thanks to the United States military. The Army has commissioned a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, which would provide the wearer with superhuman abilities like night vision, enhanced strength, and protection from gunfire. Each suit would have an on-board computer that would be able to instantly respond to certain situations and provide the user with enhanced situational awareness. According to the press release, the suit may use liquid...

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Report: 53% of Military Sexual Assault Are Against Other Men

A new Pentagon report shows that most of the sexual assault in the military are against men. In its latest report on sexual assault, the Pentagon estimated that 26,000 service members experienced unwanted sexual contact in 2012, up from 19,000 in 2010. Of those cases, the Pentagon says, 53 percent involved attacks on men, mostly by other men. “It’s easy for some people to single out women and say: ‘There’s a small percentage of the force having this problem,’ ” said First Lt. Adam...

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President’s Weekly Address: Thanking The Men And Women In The Military

It's Memorial Day weekend, and President Obama used his weekly address to acknowledge the brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving in the Military. The President: They are heroes, each and every one.  They gave America the most precious thing they had – “the last full measure of devotion.”  And because they did, we are who we are today – a free and prosperous nation, the greatest in the world. At a time when only about one percent of the American people bear...

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