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US Helicopter Has ‘Hard Landing’ in Syria, Injuring 22 Troops
The MH-47 Chinook, a transport aircraft used by U.S. Special Operations forces for nighttime raids and other sensitive missions, experienced a problem with one of its rotors during takeoff, a Defense Department spokeswoman said.
Air Force Official: Military Families ‘Forced to Move’ Over Anti-LGBTQ Bullying
The country has seen a recent wave of GOP-led state legislatures passing laws that target the LGBTQ community, from limits in the classroom to bans on drag shows, to the prohibition of gender-affirming care for transgender minors.
House Lawmakers Back Plans for Biggest Military Pay Raise in 22 Years
Combined with the 2023 pay raise that went into effect five months ago, troops could see a nearly 10% increase in basic pay over two years and even more financial gains after re-enlistment bonuses and housing stipend increases are factored in.
|On Front Lines of Ukraine Counteroffensive, Soldiers Pay Heavy PriceSurvivors from the 37th, which included some American volunteer fighters and soldiers trained in Europe, described their ordeal as the tip of the spear in Ukraine’s counteroffensive. The accounts are one of the first real glimpses into the brutal fighting on a new front this month.|
Growing Number of Legal Migrants Enlist in US Military As Recruiters More Aggressively Seek Out Immigrants
Struggling to overcome recruiting shortfalls, the Army and the Air Force have bolstered their marketing to entice legal residents to enlist. In turn, immigrants are offered a fast track to citizenship.
It is very surprising to see how many veterans live near you. I found out that there are four veterans right on my street. I have connected, and we do things together.
Try doing the same. Ask every neighbor near you if the are a veteran. I think you might be surprised. If you have some get to know them and have “talk,” time.
There was a frightening video on the news the other day. It showed a Russian soldier running along a trench and is killed by a drone. The only soldier left beg to be captured to save his life. They let him be captured.
The drones will control future wars. I have no doubt in my mind that it will happen. This is good in some way. No lives are lost as a drone is doing its thing.
There could be a drone war. Drones attacking each other.
I am still waiting to have a couple more interviews of veterans for my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military, in and Out of the Trenches of Life. When I get those done, then it is off to my publisher, Bookbaby.
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