Mattis and President Trump Now Discussing the Use of Defense Funds to Build Border Wall

March 30, 2018 James Baker 0

The Pentagon has confirmed that talks are now in the works of using defense funds to pay for the construction of the border wall. Spokesperson Dana White provided comment. “The secretary has talked to the president about it. Securing Americans and securing the nation is of paramount importance to the secretary. They have talked about it but I don’t have any more details as to specifics.” President Trump signed the new budget into law just last Friday, sending down the appropriate approvals for $700 billion and $716 billion dollars to be used by the Defense Department in 2018 and 2019 (Read More)

Teacher Who Called Military “Lowest of our Low” Receives a Surprise from School Officials

March 26, 2018 James Baker 0

The teacher who made national headlines for going on an anti-military tirade has now been fired. The teacher was secretly filmed by a student who then showed the video to his parents. The teacher, Gregory Salcido, was fired from El Rancho High School in a unanimous decision by school district officials. He will have 30 days to appeal the decision but any attempt at a reversal will likely be a huge uphill battle. “The classroom should never be a place where students feel that they are picked at, bullied, intimidated,” demanded Aurora Villon who currently resides as the Board of (Read More)

Air Force Secretary Delivers ‘Women Protector’ Statement to Armed Forces Committee

March 21, 2018 James Baker 0

Air Force Secretary Heath Wilson made a comment on Tuesday that has stirred national headlines. Making a comment about women’s role in the military, she said they should be viewed as inherently strong “protectors” and thus should receive advancement boosts to enhance recruitment and retention of new women service members. “If I asked everyone in this room to think, just close your eyes for a second and think about the most protective person you know in your life, someone who would do anything to keep you safe — half the people in this room are thinking about their moms,” she (Read More)

Pentagon Now Looking to Give Select Troops a Third Arm

March 19, 2018 James Baker 0

Select U.S. military units may soon receive a futuristic upgrade to enhance their fighting capabilities. While the pentagon is constantly engineering new forms of weaponry and protective equipment, they don’t always move forward with large-scale production. However, recently there has been an increased focus in exoskeleton equipment that attaches to soldiers and enhances their natural capabilities—to form an army of real life Iron Men. The Special Ops Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) was the first major breakthrough and has made headlines several times. For use in typical military unites, the Army Research Laboratory is now revealing its work on (Read More)

New Pentagon Policy Now In Effect: ‘Deploy Or Get Out’

March 14, 2018 James Baker 0

The Pentagon released a new policy on Wednesday—one that has been circulating for several weeks and sparking debate. The policy is simple: service members who have not deployed in the past 12 months will be targeted for separation. Robert Wilkie, Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, explained the new policy to the Senate panel Wednesday. “This new policy is a 12-month deploy or be removed policy, However, there are exceptions.” Exceptions include pregnancy and wounded soldiers who are rehabilitating to become fully active again. “The situation we face today is really unlike anything we have faced, certainly in the (Read More)