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4 Marines Killed During Range Maintenance Operation In California

4 Marines Killed During Range Maintenance Operation In California

Wednesday, at Camp Pendleton in California, four Marines were killed during a range maintenance operation, a military spokesperson said. The names of the Marines haven’t been released because their families are still being notified. The Marines were at Zulu Black, a range area for live-fire training and exercises, but officials say that wasn’t the cause […]

Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years.(Video)

Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years.(Video)

Wednesday, former Army Intelligence Analyst Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for contributing 750,000 pages of classified documents related to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the website known as WikiLeaks. His leaks draw attention from publishers worldwide, with some calling his leaks heroic, while others called it traitorous. Along with […]

Cut The Defense Budget In Half

Cut The Defense Budget In Half

No, I’m not joking. All in all for the year 2012 the U.S. Government spent $689 Billion on defense and international security assistance. That includes all of the Pentagon’s underlying costs as well as the price tag for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, which came to $127 Billion in 2012. It also includes arms transfers […]

Trial of the Fort Hood Shooting Begins(Video)

Trial of the Fort Hood Shooting Begins(Video)

Today, Maj. Nidal Hasan, a man charged with killing 13 soldiers and injuring over 30 more at the Fort Hood military base in Texas, will begin his court-martial. He has opted to represent himself and will be able to cross-examine prosecution witnesses himself. After many delays, opening statements are being introduced to the courts and […]