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Turkey’s paramilitary contractor SADAT eyes training African troops via defense deals | Nordic Monitor

Turkey has kept close relations with many countries in Africa. These countries have ties to political, social, and economic relations to each other. According to Turkey’s retired General Adnan Taniriverdi, Turkey is going to start working closely with African military troops to provide training. Taniriverdi is known to own’s a military contracting company and is a known loyalist to the ... Read More »

Special Tactics Airman leads outreach programs for COVID-19 relief | Edwards Air Force Base

Captain Jack Gouge from Fort Benning, Georgia loves his country, he serves when he sees his country struggling, including during the COVID-19 pandemic. He is the director of Global Outreach and Community Impact at Bethany Baptist church in Puyallup Washington. His outreach will impact many families and people in need, he has managed to collect over 1,000 pounds of supplies ... Read More »

‘Prepare for war’: China’s Xi Jinping tells army to thwart coronavirus impact on national security | Hindustan Times

On Tuesday, China’s president Xi Jinping, discusses new security measures and warns soldiers to prepare for war amid-Corona. Tension has risen after some US politicians point their finger to China when asked who is to blame for Corona. China has increased their military budget and warned troops for what might come post corona. Source: https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/prepare-for-war-china-s-xi-jinping-tells-army-to-thwart-coronavirus-impact-on-national-security/story-dfT3GPJWBXTPhzEASBna0L.html Read More »

Report: Pentagon to present Afghanistan timelines to Trump, including one for a withdrawal by Election Day | Military Times

Many timelines are presented by Military officials of when and how troops should stay in Afghanistan, One plan is to withdrawal all troops while another plan is to slowly withdrawal troops until May 2021. The main goal is to establish peace, however according to some Afghanistan has not held up their part of the deal. Source: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/05/26/report-pentagon-to-present-afghanistan-timelines-to-trump-including-one-for-a-withdrawal-by-election-day/ Read More »

Using convalescent blood to treat COVID-19: The whys and hows | Medical News Today

Dr.Arturo Casadevall from John Hopkins university discussed with Medical News Today about new findings and how close we are to finding a cure. Plasma of those with COVID-19 contains anti-bodies that help fight off the virus. Over 57 institutions are looking into plasma and how it could play a role in helping those who are fighting COVID-19. Source: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/using-convalescent-blood-to-treat-covid-19-is-it-possible Read More »

SIG Sauer Academy Launches Task Force SIG | American Rifleman

SIG Sauger Academy is starting to offer classes in the realm of team building. Classes are being offered June 26th in Epping, New Hampshire as a group class or private event, these classes are taught in coordination with some of the world’s most elite military members, the green berets. Source: https://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2020/5/26/sig-sauer-academy-launches-task-force-sig/ Read More »

Amazon Said To Be In Talks To Buy Self-Driving Startup Zoox | Forbes

Several companies including Amazon are considering making offers on the startup Zoox. Zoox has an estimated market value of $3.2 billion and is building and designing self-driving taxis. Some would prefer to see Zoox operate on their own without being acquired, however. Both companies have declined to comment on the possible purchase as nothing is confirmed. Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alanohnsman/2020/05/26/amazon-said-to-be-in-talks-to-buy-self-driving-startup-zoox/#4f52931370c8 Read More »

‘The loss is always there:’ What Memorial Day means to the wife of a fallen soldier | KKTV News

This is Deanna Sartors first Memorial Day as a gold star wife. Sgt. Major James “Ryan” Sartor, who died during combat in Afghanistan July 2019 was on one of his last missions with his team where he got shot. Originally, she planned to show up for her husband during the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Fort Bragg, North Carolina where his name would be added to the Special Operation Fallen Soldier Memorial. However, due to COVID-19 the ceremony was cancelled. But ... Read More »

SDF’s Commander Abdi meets with US General to discuss anti-ISIS operations | Kurdistan 24

After anti-terror efforts have taken place against the Islamic state, a meeting was held on Sunday between Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Commander-in-Chief Mazloum Abdi on with US Maj. Gen. Eric Hill, who commands Special Operations Joint Task Force. Discussions included anti-terror operations that occurred May 11th– May 17th where two senior Islamic state leaders were killed.   Source: https://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/8736b020-4dfa-4a87-92dc-992ff6566706 Read More »

Trump Salutes US War Dead on Memorial Day | VOA News

President Donald Trump did not let the virus deter him from honoring those who demonstrated strength, perseverance, and bravery, during the annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Arlington Virginia. The traits that these fallen soldiers had, according to Trump show the true attitude that Americans should have during the virus and exemplify the American spirit. While other service members wore masks ... Read More »

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam defends mainland security law | DW News

As a result of multiple pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a drafted bill is waiting to be approved on Thursday that would ban many things in the city including subversion, secession, and foreign interference. Many people are hesitant that the laws would infringe on their rights, but Chief Executive has made efforts to respond to all hesitations with that no ... Read More »