Tag: Military

Psychology Around the Net: March 28, 2020

Why You Can’t Stop Streaming Seinfeld. Or Frasier. Or Bones: On the Psychology of Comfort TV: No doubt you’re familiar with comfort television, but is your idea of comfort TV the same as your mom’s or dad’s? Sister’s or brother’s? What about your spouse’s or significant other’s? College roommate’s? You might have answered “yes” or […]

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Guess What? Women May Be Equally Eligible for the Draft Before We Achieve Equal Pay

Photo: Shutterstock This year, Women’s History Month happens to end on a very poignant date; Equal Pay Day 2020 is March 31, marking how long it takes women on average to catch up with the earnings of their white male counterparts. If you’re a black woman, that date moves to August 13, meaning you may […]

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Men Who Love Trans Women: The Guy in the Army

Cis men who love trans women are all around us. They’re our coworkers, our friends, our family members. And yet they’re rarely represented in the public view. The secrecy they keep has only led to misunderstanding, and in the worst cases, violence, as cis men often fear their masculinity is at stake. We’re breaking the […]

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Say What Now? Barack Obama Discovered To Be Following Porn Star Sara Jay On Social Media

Beloved Politicians Are Just Like Us: Popular porn star Sara Jay counts the official Twitter account of Barack Hussein Obama among her 1.1 million followers.Photo: SAUL LOEB (AFP/Getty Images) To some, he may be the next best thing since sliced bread but he’s still very much a real human being. And apparently, like many, he […]

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Leak Exposes U.S. Navy Sailor as Once-Prolific Recruiter for Neo-Nazi Group

Illustration: Jim Cooke (Gizmodo) Hate forums and social media platforms have likely made it easier for atomized white supremacists and neo-Nazis to find like-minded individuals, laying the base for a resurgence in far-right organizing and violence. But that’s come with a price: a lengthy online trail that makes it difficult to stay anonymous. Leaks and […]

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White House Nominates Gen. Charles Brown to Become the First Black Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force

Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Air Force talks to a select group of journalists during the course of his visit to the Philippines in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. Photo: Bullit Marquez (AP Photo) A broken clock can be right twice a day and apparently so can a […]

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Reports of Sexual Assault Rose 27% at Military Academies

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) It’s no secret that sexual assault in the military is a problem. In an arena that prides secrecy and cultivates a boys club atmosphere, unfortunately those assaults often go unreported. According to CNN, a report published by the Pentagon has shown that reports of sexual assault at military academies have […]

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Domestic terror threat suspect sentenced to more than 13 years in federal prison

WASHINGTON – Christopher P. Hasson, the former Coast Guard lieutenant accused of plotting a domestic terror attack, was sentenced Friday to more than 13 years in federal prison on four federal charges related to unlawful possession of weapons and controlled substances. According to a release by the U.S. Coast Guard, the FBI and the Coast […]

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Apple Reportedly Pulls Its AI From The Pentagon’s Drone Program

Apple isn’t exactly known for having military contracts. The closest they have ever gotten was when they teamed up with the Pentagon to develop high-tech wearables for the military. However, the company did find themselves with a military contract when they acquired AI startup, Xnor.ai. Advertising But it looks like Apple really doesn’t want anything […]

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Remains of two US service members recovered from plane crash in Afghanistan

A U.S. defense official said Tuesday that the remains of two U.S. service members were recovered from a plane crash in eastern Afghanistan. The official spoke on background to provide details not publicly released, adding that the military aircraft crashed in the Ghazni province and an investigation of its causes was ongoing. Video from the […]

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Army veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor honored for service at the age of 99

Please enable Javascript to watch this video ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — December 7th, 1941, the day Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japanese warplanes and as president Franklin Roosevelt said, it would be a “day of infamy.” 99-year-old Army veteran, Cecil Thomas Taylor from Eure, N.C.,  saw the attack up close and personal when he was […]

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US says mystery crash in Afghanistan was US Air Force plane

A U.S. official says that a mystery crash in eastern Afghanistan was a U.S. military plane. The official spoke on background to provide details not publicly released, adding that the military aircraft crashed in the Ghazni province and an investigation of its causes was ongoing. Video from the crash site circulating on social media appeared […]

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U.S. Navy Aircraft To Be Named After Unsung Black WWII Hero

An unsung Black WWII hero is finally getting the recognition that he deserves. According to NPR, the U.S. Navy recently announced that it would posthumously honor veteran Doris “Dorie” Miller by naming a new $13 billion aircraft after him. The U.S. Navy says it will name an aircraft carrier after Doris “Dorie” Miller, the mess […]

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Deathstreaming: U.S Army Vet Whose Son was Killed on Facebook Live Says ‘Violence Has to Stop’

A 34-year-old father of five was killed while using Facebook’s livestreaming platform on Thursday in Mobile, Ala.Photo: Associated Press Could you imagine how it feels to have served in the military and then work for quarter of a century for the Department of Corrections to learn that your son has been murdered while broadcasting on […]

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Trump touts logo for new Space Force, with nod to Star Trek

(Donald Trump/Twitter) The new U.S. Space Force is not Star Trek’s Starfleet Command, but their logos bear a striking similarity. President Donald Trump unveiled the Space Force logo Friday, writing on Twitter that he had consulted with military leaders and designers before presenting the blue-and-white symbol, which features an arrowhead shape centered on a planetary […]

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34 U.S. Troops Were Diagnosed With Brain Injuries From the Iranian Missile Attacks. Trump Initially Said They Only Had ‘Headaches’

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) Either Trump doesn’t trust his own Pentagon or his years of service in the military have reduced brain injuries to mere headaches, but either way, President Bone Spurs is so out of touch with his own departments that just days after he walked out and told everyone that U.S. soldiers […]

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Pentagon: 34 US troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries from Iranian missile strike

WASHINGTON – Thirty-four United States service members were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries following the January 8 Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, the Pentagon said Friday. Troops were flown out of Iraq Tuesday for closer medical evaluation of potential concussive injuries from the missile attack. The Trump administration initially said no Americans […]

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Memorial service held for Navy Sailor killed in Fort Story crash

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Navy Sailor who was killed in a crash on JEB Little Creek-Fort Story is being remembered Thursday. The memorial service will start 10 a.m., at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek Gator Theater for Master-at-Arms Third Class Petty Officer Oscar Jesus Temores. Nathaniel Campbell has been charged with involuntary manslaughter […]

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USS Abraham Lincoln ends longest deployment for aircraft carrier since Vietnam War with arrival at new homeport

STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR (April 13, 2019) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) transits the Strait of Gibraltar, entering the Mediterranean Sea as it continues operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Clint Davis/Released) 190413-N-PW716-1254 SAN DIEGO, Calif. – A historic deployment […]

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