United States Army Ditches 5.56, Replaced With 6.8 SPC In Its M4, M249

October 11, 2018 G W 0

Since the beginning of the Global War on Terror, the United States Army has repeatedly talked about replacing ‘aged’ weapons systems. Through it all, the M4, originally designed by Colt, chambered in 5.56 NATO, and based on the venerable Colt Carbine concept, has remained the go-to weapon for the Army. However, in a shocking announcement, they have declared that, while they are not ditching the M4 and M249 Squad Automatic Weapon, they did announce an astonishing change. The new weapons acquired by the Army will be chambered in a new round: the 6.8. When the Army entered World War I, (Read More)

Head Of US Marine Force In Darwin Stood Down For Drink-Driving On Nightclub Strip

October 10, 2018 G W 0

In recent months, the United States Marine Corps has undertaken a cross-training mission with the Australian military, and deployed a record number of Marines, more than 1,500, to Darwin in the Norther Territories of the island nation. While training with the Australian Defense Force, as with any foreign deployment, Marines were expected to be on their best behavior, as representatives of the United States. Colonel James Schnelle, 48 years of age, seemed to fail to maintain those standards, however, and has recently been relieved of his command duties.  All this occurred due to his decision to drink and drive on (Read More)

Wounded Marine Vet Takes On ‘Social Justice Warrior’s’ Outrageous ‘Definition’ Claim

October 6, 2018 G W 0

The United States and most of its people have always celebrated the veterans of the nation, people who took up arms, at great personal risk of life and limb, and fought for her interests around the world. Recently, one leftist writer, ‘Dr.’ Warren J. Blumenfeld, wrote a piece which suggested the ‘social justice warriors’ should be venerated as veterans. Blumenfeld equated being in the armed forces, in physically in danger, with being a political activists bent on destroying individual liberty and forcing the acceptance of a particular political belief on others. Obviously, such a suggestion, while it may have played (Read More)

Medic Given Highest Honor By President After Incredible Act

October 3, 2018 G W 0

In the Global War on Terror, a number of heroes have risen to the call. United States Army Staff Sergeant (E-6) Ronald J. Shurer II showed his heroism on the battlefield, for which he was awarded the highest military honor in the nation, the prestigious Medal of Honor, by Donald Trump. When Shurer first attempted to join the United States Marine Corps, he was rejected “due to a medical condition,” which was pancreatitis from a bicycling accident. After terrorists slammed planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, he reapplied, and the military decided to allow him to join. (Read More)

After Navy Man Holds Yard Sale To Fund His Own Funeral, Strangers Step In To Help

October 2, 2018 G W 0

For service members, the United States military offers a number of benefits, including health care, various facilities, and even, in some cases, free or discounted travel. The military generally assists with burial and funeral expenses, but the amounts can vary, and often don’t cover certain expenses. Ine Cambria County man, hoping to find money to pay for his funeral and burial decades after his military service, decided that he could raise a few dollars by selling his worldly possessions. Thankfully, the kindness of strangers stepped in to help ensure that this Navy veteran got the funds he needed. Willie Davis (Read More)