Category Archives: Military

August 11, 2017

Australian Army bans male recruits to get female numbers up

“Recruiting officers have been directed not to process applications from males for combat roles over the next 12 months. Males will simply not get the jobs while females will be fast-tracked through the system,” Former Army officer and Australian Conservatives member Bernie Gaynor said.

The Australian Defence Force was today accused of putting up a smokescreen to hide its politically correct policy of only hiring women for roles including those on the frontline.

The Daily Telegraph revealed the weekly targets sent out to ADF recruiters showed no targets for men in 35 of 50 Army positions but the instruction to “recruit immediately” if a woman came forward for combat roles such as armoured cavalry.

In response the ADF put out a statement saying: “All roles in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) are open for men and women to apply.”

But an ADF recruiter told The Telegraph: “Yes they can apply – but only women will get the job.”

The instructions to ADF recruiters are clear with roles for men marked in red, clearly showing there are no vacancies for the next 12 months.

But the ones for women are marked in green, showing targets for hiring in the next six months. Frontline roles including rifleman and artilleryman are also highlighted with a yellow star which means “recruit immediately”.


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July 29, 2017

Quick Pix: US Navy Recruiting Poster

Be a Man and Do It!

June 16, 2017

Armed SAS troops take to streets disguised as tramps and street sweepers to stop another terror attack

SAS troops armed with Heckler and Koch MP7 guns have been disguised as beggars. They have been stationed at cities across the UK to prevent a terrorist attack. Three attacks have occured this year in London and Manchester, killing 35.

Armed SAS troops are disguising themselves as beggars in a bid to stop future terrorist attacks.

Soldiers armed with Heckler and Koch MP7 guns and medical kits are stationed at key positions in cities and are ready to strike at a moment’s notice.

Troops from the Counter Revolutionary Warfare Wing have reportedly been drafted for the operation.

A military source told the Mirror: ‘The armed units have been deployed for some time now and it is unlikely the operation will be brought to a halt.

‘The threat level is still assessed by the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre as severe and that means an attack is highly likely so we must be ready.

‘These soldiers provide a very good layer of immediate response at least to ­minimise casualties or stop injuries or deaths if they react quickly.’

The soldiers are being routinely fed by other comrades dressed as members of the public.

This comes after three terrorist attacks targeted London and Manchester this year.


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June 12, 2017

Ted Cruz Suggests U.S. Military Response to Mexican Cartels

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz suggested that the U.S. military should be used against Mexican transnational criminal groups (cartels). The statements were made during a one-on-one interview with the senator at the end of May at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture in Lubbock, Texas. The senator made clear that he was not suggesting unilateral U.S. military action in Mexico, but rather a cooperative effort, as seen in Colombia.

The portion of the interview pertaining to Mexican cartels follows.

BRANDON DARBY: One of the things that’s very interesting about Texas on the border, as you know, there’s nine sectors on the Southwest Border, five of which are in Texas. Part of the problem that we have in Texas is that two of the most brutal criminal groups south of the border, which actually operate north of the border as well, as you know, are Los Zetas and the Gulf Cartel. But unlike most of the other criminal organizations in Mexico along our border, which would be Sinaloa, Juarez Cartel, Tijuana Cartel. Los Zetas and the Gulf Cartel are extremely brutal. In fact, the videos they release resemble ISIS videos. We try to challenge them as much as possible, but what more could the U.S. do? There’s talk of declaring certain factions as foreign terror organizations so you could appropriately go after the money and the politicians. Again, Tamaulipas, a state below Texas, the last two governors are fugitives from U.S. justice for being surrogates of the Gulf Cartel. Several of the governors in Coahuila are now in trouble because they were Los Zetas. What more could the U.S. do to to challenge Mexican transnational criminal groups who operate in our country, who kill our kids? What could we do to challenge them?

SEN. TED CRUZ: We could do a great deal more. What has happened in the last decade with Mexican drug cartels has been nothing short of tragic. Mexico is a great and wonderful country. The Mexican people are wonderful people. Growing up in Texas, we spent a great deal of time in Mexico. Most Texans have long and deep commitments to Mexico. Whether family ties, or business ties, or cultural ties. Where Texans vacation in Mexico. Mexicans vacation in Texas.


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June 1, 2017

Navy SEALs Cancel Beach Training After Shore Became Tainted With Mexican Sewage

“As crude and nasty as this sounds, this is not American sewage, this is Third World sewage,” said Border Patrol agent Christopher Harris. “There’s whole areas now that are biologically and chemically impacted, just like if you had a biological or chemical attack. There are areas that are no-go zones.”

Thanks to President Donald Trump, Mexico has been at the forefront of American political discussion for over a year now, ever since then-candidate Trump announced his presidential run. While most of the debate surrounding Mexico has revolved around immigration and trade, that may be about to change.

In yet another despicable occurrence ignored by the Mexican government, Border Patrol agents and U.S. Navy SEALs have been adversely affected by massive sewage spills in Mexico that have spread to U.S. waters, the Washington Times reported.

The sewage spills have been so bad, and have gone on for so long, there are now “no go” zones on U.S. soil (primarily in California) where SEALs can’t train for risk of being infected, diseased or worse, because of the sewage.


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April 9, 2017

Steven Gern: Taking My Stance (Video)

Who is the real enemy?

March 21, 2017

A Real Hollywood Hero is Recognized – The Army’s Highest Award for a a Civilian

To get right to it, Gary Sinise has been selected for the Association of the United States Army’s highest award for public service, the George Catlett Marshall Medal. This award is highly deserved as Mr. Sinise has been unsparing of himself in his devotion to the military and its veterans. Read about just a few of the things he does on a daily basis.

There are still some celebrities who do right by the rest of us — including this dedicated man

Actor Gary Sinise is a well-known celebrity within the military community — and for good reason. His name has become synonymous with supporting the troops.

I’ve traveled across the United States, around the world, and back again. I made stops in several USO facilities along the way to find some refuge from the often-long travels. These facilities have a very welcoming vibe and are often a beacon of light for weary service members as they head to some very rough places in the world. The atmosphere is reminiscent of visiting a hometown after a long absence.

The volunteers of the USO seem to always be happy to greet the visitors that enter through the doors. Upon arrival, those associated with the military are offered snacks and refreshments.


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December 7, 2016

Major Vets’ Org Launches New Effort To Take Down Political Correctness And Protect First Amendment

“There are a lot of Americans who are afraid to speak out on their political views because they’re afraid of being shamed, and that’ a completely un-American way of thinking. We want people to be able to freely express whatever they think.”

One of the nation’s leading veterans organizations is launching a new effort to fight political correctness engulfing the country and protect the First Amendment, branching out from the usual, run-of-the-mill vets issues into uncharted territory.

Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), a right-leaning vets advocacy organization, is creating a new initiative for 2017 called Defend the First, which might appear a somewhat unusual effort. Taking the fight to political correctness and supporting the First Amendment is a crucial part of the commitment veterans have made to protect and defend the Constitution, according to CVA executive director Mark Lucas. This makes CVA the first major vets organization to tackle free speech issues.

“We want to protect everyone’s speech, regardless of their political persuasion, because that’s what America was founded on,” Lucas told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “There are a lot of Americans who are afraid to speak out on their political views because they’re afraid of being shamed, and that’ a completely un-American way of thinking. We want people to be able to freely express whatever they think.”


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October 26, 2016

Badly Injured War Hero Makes Stunning Endorsement & Offer To Trump Campaign

Staff Sgt. Bobby Henline, who suffered severe burns and lost a limb while on an army mission in North Baghdad, has not only endorsed Donald Trump – he’s offering to advise the Republican candidate on foreign policy.

“I like that Trump is not another politician,” says Sgt. Henline. “I think it is smart to have a businessman in the White House.”

The 44-year-old veteran isn’t concerned about Trump’s lack of political experience – which has been one of Hillary’s major attacks against her competitor.

“I would definitely advise Mr. Trump,” he continues. “A good leader doesn’t have to know everything. Nobody knows everything. That’s why you surround yourself with people who are experts in different areas. That’s what makes a good leader.”

Sgt. Henline says he admires Trump’s ‘aggressive’ nature and supports the candidate’s stance on waterboarding.

“In war, you have to do things you wouldn’t normally do in life,” Sgt. Henline says.

“If you get captured you’re getting your head cut off on TV,” he continues. “But then we can’t pour water on their faces to get them to talk to us. That is frustrating.”


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October 24, 2016

Thousands of California soldiers forced to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after going to war (Video)

“These bonuses were used to keep people in,” said Christopher Van Meter, a 42-year-old former Army captain and Iraq veteran from Manteca, Calif., who says he refinanced his home mortgage to repay $25,000 in reenlistment bonuses and $21,000 in student loan repayments that the Army says he should not have received. “People like me just got screwed.”

Short of troops to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan a decade ago, the California National Guard enticed thousands of soldiers with bonuses of $15,000 or more to reenlist and go to war.

Now the Pentagon is demanding the money back.

Nearly 10,000 soldiers, many of whom served multiple combat tours, have been ordered to repay large enlistment bonuses — and slapped with interest charges, wage garnishments and tax liens if they refuse — after audits revealed widespread overpayments by the California Guard at the height of the wars last decade.

Investigations have determined that lack of oversight allowed for widespread fraud and mismanagement by California Guard officials under pressure to meet enlistment targets.

But soldiers say the military is reneging on 10-year-old agreements and imposing severe financial hardship on veterans whose only mistake was to accept bonuses offered when the Pentagon needed to fill the ranks.


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