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Afghanistan: US military push to use airpower on Taliban

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
The US military wants presidential permission to use airpower to blunt the group's threatened advances this northern summer, according to several US officials.

10 percent annual returns? These military perks might surprise you

CNBC - ‎5 hours ago‎
Long deployments and frequent moves can be tough for members of the military, their families and their finances. But special benefits programs designed for servicemen and women can help them reach major financial goals, including reducing their debt, ...

US, Russia, China: Why space is the next military flashpoint

NEWS.com.au - ‎May 23, 2016‎
But if you think the next major military battle for dominance will be over land or sea, or any other piece of the Earth, then think again.

The US military is embroiled in its most important war yet

Tech Insider - ‎57 minutes ago‎
In its cyber strategy, the military proposed 133 teams for its "cyber mission force" by 2018, 27 of which were directed to support combat missions by "generating integrated cyberspace effects in support of ... operations." (Effects is a common military ...

Military sex assault and misconduct investigations increase in 2015

CBC.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
Military police conducted 135 sexual assault and misconduct investigations last year, a one-third increase from 2014, CBC News has learned.
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Venezuela is collapsing and the military just got involved

SBS - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Troops have been deployed around Venezuela's capital of Caracas and in 'every strategic region' this weekend during the country's largest ever military exercise. The government claims the exercises are in response to the threat of invasion from the ...
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US Military Wants More Leeway to Strike Taliban

Wall Street Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON—The death of the Taliban's leader in a U.S. drone strike has scrambled discussions between the U.S. military and the White House over whether to let U.S. forces once again conduct offensive operations against the insurgent group in ...
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How aircraft makers cater for military and defence users

Financial Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
During the Dubai air show in November, the United Arab Emirates' defence ministry announced it was buying two surveillance aircraft from Saab of Sweden in a deal valued at $1.27bn.
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Defense bill renews fight over military sexual assault

The Hill (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
The amendment marks the latest front in a years-long fight by senators to take the decision-making process outside of the military chain of command. Gillibrand tried to get the legislation included last year but failed on a 50-49 vote, with 60 votes ...

Uber's Next Stop: America's Military Bases

Motherboard - ‎3 hours ago‎
Hamel, a mother in addition to being a military veteran and military spouse, was faced with a dilemma: She needed to work to help pay the bills, but federal budget cuts slammed the door shut on her job prospects.
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For Russia, US Lifting Vietnam Arms Embargo Will Not Affect Military Exports

The Diplomat - ‎19 hours ago‎
Russia does not think that the United States' decision to end a decades-old ban on the sales of arms to Vietnam will significantly affect Russian military exports to the Southeast Asian country, according to a high-ranking Russian defense official ...
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Senate appropriations bill complicates 2017 military pay raise

Military Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Military paychecks would rise 1.6 percent next year and the active-duty end strength drop by about 25,000 troops under the plan, which the full Senate Appropriations committee will debate Thursday.

Venezuela's Military in the Spotlight

New York Times (blog) - ‎29 minutes ago‎
The military could play a key role if the standoff between Mr. Maduro and the opposition intensifies. Although opposition leaders have not endorsed a coup, maintaining that the president's ouster must come through legal means, they have called on the ...

Southern Company honored as top military employer

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎2 hours ago‎
ATLANTA, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company's long-standing commitment to recruiting both active and veteran military has earned the company recognition as a top employer by three publications. DiversityInc ranked Southern Company sixth ...
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China's March Towards Military Dominance in the South China Sea

The National Interest Online (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
There is a lot going on in Southeast Asia. The United States has conducted another freedom of navigation operation in the area of several disputed islands.

Suspended soldier protesters to be recalled to the military

BDlive - ‎4 hours ago‎
THE more than 500 South African soldiers suspended after they stormed the lawns of the Union Buildings in a violent protest in 2009 are to be recalled to the military. South African National Defence Force (SANDF) chief Solly Shoke made the announcement ...
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On Ivy League campuses, military brass find a warmer welcome

Reuters - ‎20 hours ago‎
As a young chemistry professor at Yale University in 1969, Gary Haller voted to boot the U.S. military's Reserve Officers' Training Corps program off the Ivy League school's Connecticut campus.

Joint police and military patrols called off

Radio Prague - ‎4 hours ago‎
Members of the Czech military will no longer take part in joint patrols with the police at key sites in the Czech Republic; three-man teams became commonplace in areas including the airport, outside shopping centres and even outside Czech Radio since ...

Dear Grads, Don't Join the Military

Antiwar.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
Graduation is coming up. You're probably looking forward to a relaxing summer vacation, enjoyed with the peace of mind that your next few years are pretty much covered.

The military-humanities connection

Harvard Gazette - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Former students who have completed ROTC here applaud Harvard's renewed connection, not only because of their own positive experiences, but because they hope it will eventually lead more Harvard undergraduates to see military service as being as valid ...
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