December 6, 2019

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans

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By Allanar Akhtar From Business Insider Some of the world’s most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. It should be no surprise […]

NASA photos capture immense flooding of a vital U.S. Air Force base

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By Mark Kaufman From Mashable In 1948, Air Force Secretary Stuart Symington stationed the United States’ long-range nuclear bombers at Offutt Air Force Base in eastern Nebraska, a location safe in the middle of the nation and well-insulated from the coast. But 70 years later, the base — now home to the U.S. Strategic Commandwhich deters “catastrophic actions […]

US Sen. McSally says she was raped in Air Force

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From Newsmax U.S. Senator Martha McSally, the first female combat pilot in the U.S. Air Force, said on Wednesday she had been raped by a superior officer but did not report it because she blamed herself and did not trust the system. “The perpetrators abuse their position of power in profound ways, and in one […]

US charges intelligence officer in Iran espionage case

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From Newsmax A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence specialist who defected to Iran has been charged with revealing classified information to the Tehran government, including the code name and secret mission of a Pentagon program. The Justice Department said Wednesday that Monica Elfriede Witt, 39, defected in 2013 after attending a conference in Iran aimed […]

US: Soldiers battle unsafe Army Homes, as landlord profits

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From Newsmax Another set of pictures, taken by tenants, shows homes across the Atlantic in North Carolina, Maryland and Louisiana, plagued by flooding, bursting pipes, mold blooms, collapsed ceilings, exposed lead paint and tap water as brown as tea. The same man is behind all these dwellings. Ireland’s historic Capard House is among the vacation […]

US: Soldiers battle unsafe Army homes, as landlord profits

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From Newsmax One set of photographs, posted on Instagram, captures a grand, crimson-colored banquet hall at a 100-acre Irish estate with two 18th Century mansions. The owner has redecorated the residence in gilded mirrors and blue damask wallpaper with the help of a renowned interior designer and is having a personal golf course installed on […]

UFO ‘evidence’: Recordings reveal air traffic control’s confusion at strange craft over Oregon

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By Jamie Seidel | news.com.au From Fox News According to data from the National UFO Reporting Center, UFO sightings around the world have reached an all-time high. Statistics show individuals in the US are more likely to witness a UFO Unlike most UFO stories, this one appears to have substance. On October 25, 2017, a […]

MacDill AFB squadron rescuing hospital patients from Caribbean island

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By Adam Winer From ABC Action News Tampa-based squadron flying patients to US MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The people of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean islands are getting help from the US Air Force. Rescue missions are being launched from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa to St. Croix, and other islands could […]

The life and turns of Morgan Freeman: Biography & net worth

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From WN Morgan Freeman, born 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee is among Hollywood most respected actors. He has been featured in the big films to recent times, and his success spans several decades since his initial breakthrough. His name is known to both old and young as he has over 40 films under his name. Morgan’s […]

Pilot retention is in a death spiral — here’s how the Marines can fix it

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By Carl Forsling, Task & Purpose From Business Insider The Marine Corps recently took a very unusual step. In a new administrative message it announced that selected aviation captains who have been passed over twice for promotion to major will be allowed to extend their active service for 36 months. Actually “allowed” is a misnomer. […]