New Army Program Allows Recruits To Join Delta Force



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FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Critical manpower shortages have resulted in Delta Force allowing brand new soldiers to attend their selection and training pipeline right out of basic training, according to US Army Public Affairs. Read more

The Cost of Freedom


 

#ThrowbackThursday

Helmets of the fallen, Vietnam war 

Rest Easy Warriors. Thank you

Here’s What Life Is Like For US Army Tankers


With a 68-ton armored vehicle packing a 120mm cannon, U.S. Army tankers can take the fight to the enemy in just about any environment.

Tankers consider themselves part of a brotherhood with roots in World War I. Now driving the M1 Abrams tank, these soldiers continue that legacy today. Here is a taste of what their life is like.

Photo: US Army Sgt Sarah Dietz
Photo: US Army Sgt. Kim Browne The Abrams can fire different rounds for different purposes, and tank crews have to train in a variety of environments. That means they get a lot of time on the range.

Photo: US Army Staff Sgt. Richard Wrigley

To view the rest of the Army’s Tankers and Soldiers, follow this link.  Here’s What Life Is Like For US Army Tankers.

Nixon halts military action against North Vietnam: 1973


Today in History

Citing “progress” in the Paris peace negotiations between National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho of North Vietnam, President Richard Nixon halts the most concentrated bombing of the war, as well as mining, shelling, and all other offensive action against North Vietnam. The cessation of direct attacks against North Vietnam did not extend to South Vietnam, where the fighting continued as both sides jockeyed for control of territory before the anticipated cease-fire. Read more

Image of the Day: 15 January. 2015


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Scott is an 8- Forces year-old Belgian Malinois military working dog (MWD), assigned to the 88th
Security Squadron at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Click here For more of ‘Scott’s’ story and how he and many of his K-9 battle buddies  came to have the protective gear shown above