December 7, 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 […]

US Marines are trying out a throwaway delivery drone

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By COLIN DAILEDA From Mashable The U.S. Marine Corps is reportedly testing an innovative new way of getting care packages to its troops in the field: disposable drones. The Tactical Air Delivery gliders, as they’re calling them, would be able to deliver up to 700 pounds of food and other supplies, according to IEEE Spectrum. […]

Largest US destroyer ever

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The US Navy just commissioned the largest destroyer ever, a ‘technological marvel’, the USS Zumwalt By Alex Lockie and Reuters From Business Insider The largest destroyer ever built for the US Navy, the USS Zumwalt, was commissioned last month in Baltimore, Maryland. The 600-foot guided missile destroyer was named after legendary naval officer Admiral Elmo […]

Southcom Stages Disaster Relief Team at Grand Cayman Island

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From a U.S. Southern Command News Release MIAMI, Oct. 4, 2016 — U.S. Southern Command today directed a team of about 100 military personnel and nine helicopters to Grand Cayman Island, where they will be staged and ready to support U.S. disaster relief operations in the Caribbean if requested by the U.S. Agency for International […]

Best US military pictures

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1st 15 of 50 best US military pictures of the year By Barbara Tasch and Jeremy Bender All photos taken by US Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps service members. IMAGES: Thunderbirds fly over Niagara Falls Senior Airman Jason Couillard/US Air Force Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct a high-altitude low-opening (HALO) jump during category […]