Navy gets $2.7B attack submarine sponsored by Michelle Obama - Stars and Stripes

Navy gets $2.7B attack submarine sponsored by Michelle Obama - Stars and Stripes

stripes.com 27 Aug '16, 8pm

First Lady Michelle Obama addresses the crowd during the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Invictus Games. Ken-Yon Hardy/Stars and Stripes Buy a print Related First Lady attends keel-laying ceremony in R.I. First Lady Michelle Obama made her mark on the Illinois (SSN 786) on Monday afternoon at Electric Boat’s Quonset Point Facility by initialing a metal plate that will be mounted on the submarine, the second vessel to be named after her home state. A Connecticut company has delivered to the U.S. Navy an attack submarine that is sponsored by first lady Michelle Obama and will be named for her home state. General Dynamics Electric Boat deliver...

German #military wants security checks on recruits, newspaper says

reuters.com 27 Aug '16, 5pm
German #military wants security checks on recruits, newspaper says

BERLIN There are signs that Islamists are trying to join the German armed forces to get military training, and there is a risk they might use...

Army Ranger dies from injuries suffered during training jump

armytimes.com 27 Aug '16, 1pm

An Army Ranger has died from injuries suffered during an airborne proficiency jump at Galahad Drop Zone in Georgia, the Army announced late F...

Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq - Department of Defense

defense.gov 27 Aug '16, 2pm

SOUTHWEST ASIA, Aug. 27, 2016 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syr...

India keen to acquire US 'predator' armed drones after entry into the MTCR

defencenews.in 27 Aug '16, 9am

India is likely to make a renewed pitch to acquire armed drones from the US during defence minister Manohar Parrikar's visit to Washington ne...

Legion family members: Community service is part of who we are, what we do.

legion.org 27 Aug '16, 1pm

When back home in Alaska, American Legion Auxiliary Legislative Chairman Lisa Williamson woul...

Zawahiri says jihadists should prepare for guerrilla war in Iraq

longwarjournal.org 26 Aug '16, 2pm
Zawahiri says jihadists should prepare for guerrilla war in Iraq

As Sahab, al Qaeda’s propaganda arm, released the third episode of Ayman al Zawahiri’s “Brief...

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