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Trump approves Congressional Gold Medal for legendary WWII jungle fighters known as ‘Merrill’s Marauders’ | Task & Purpose

On Saturday, Trump signed the bill into law for awarding the medal in “recognition of their bravery and outstanding service in the jungles of Burma during World War II.” The bill sponsor, retired Senator Johnny Isakson, noted that the soldiers of the Army’s 5307th Composite Unit served as role models for today’s modern Special Operation Forces. Merrill’s Marauders gained a ... Read More »

‘I met a hero:’ Air Force doctor who treated Alwyn Cashe says he’s never forgotten him | Military.com

Maj. Mark Rasnake, an Air Force Infectious Disease Specialist, tells a special story about how Sergeant Awlyn Cashe ran back and forth across enemy fire to carry six soldiers and an interpreter from a flaming vehicle. Cashe, the most severely burned of the soldiers, refused medevac until the other bodies were taken away. Rasnake stated “if his actions don’t deserve ... Read More »

Trump digs in on conspiracy theory over bin Laden raid | The Hill

Trump recently retweeted an account linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory that said Bin Laden’s death could have been faked and the body was not really his. Military observers state that the president’s actions may not help gain support especially this close to election dates. Trump said on Thursday night during his town hall appearance “that was an opinion of ... Read More »

Maximize muscularity and strength; Minimize risk of injury | Breaking Muscle

In this podcast, Tom MacCornick interviewed Jordan Shallow, the cofounder of Pre-Script, on how to maximize our body’s strength while minimizing and preventing risk of injury. Jordan identifies what do people usually miss when it comes to enhancing performance, gaining strength, building muscle mass, and so much more. He explains how developing a foundation of ability and stability can facilitate ... Read More »

The 9 best life hacks to become unstoppable | Tim Denning

It is always challenging to start a goal or form a habit since our mind is wired to our old routine. One way to help you achieve your short and long-term goals is starting with these 9 life hacks. Taking this into action will help form a better version of yourself. Source: https://medium.com/the-ascent/the-9-best-life-hacks-to-become-unstoppable-87b9587992ac Read More »

Serbian helicopters blow up targets in some of the best anti-tank missile footage we’ve seen | The Drive

The Serbian Armed Forces showed its military capabilities during the Joint Action 2020 maneuvers. It showed French-designed Gazelle attack helicopter and the Soviet-era 9M14M Malyutka missile. Four helicopters hovered in formation positioning an anti-tank guided missile in unison. It scored direct hits to knock out targets on the plateau at the Pešter training range in southwestern Serbia. Source: https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37034/serbian-helicopters-blowing-up-targets-is-among-the-best-anti-tank-missile-footage-weve-seen Read More »

Low risk of COVID-19 infections on airplanes, early military study suggests | Connecting Vets Radio

An early military study analyzed the spread of particulates within commercial aircraft, suggesting that transmission risk is low if passengers wear masks. It was conducted by the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and United Airlines along with help from Zeteo Tech Inc. “The favorable results are attributable to a combination of high air exchange rates, coupled with high-efficiency particulate ... Read More »

Army helos’ actions during D.C. protests subject of new ACLU complaint | Army Times

During a protest for George Floyd’s death, civilians encountered a UH-60 Blackhawk and a UH-72 Lakota who used storm-strength rotor wash. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint against the District’s National Guard on behalf of Dzhuliya Dashtamirova. The incident done by the low-flying helicopters has caused her bodily harm and inflicted severe emotional distress. Michael Perloff, an ACLU attorney, called the helicopters’ ... Read More »

Officials nab key Taliban member in Kabul | Khaama Press

A special operations mission was being conducted when GPSCU discovered four bomb launchers, ammunition, eight magnetic bombs, three hand grenades, nine vehicles and a roadside bomb. They also were able to find a Taliban leader that has been responsible for numerus destructive attacks. A seperate police force also captured the alleged facilitator of a Daesh terrorist group. This occurred after ... Read More »

Plans for vets suicide prevention training, new three-digit emergency mental health crisis line signed into law | Military Times

President Donald Trump has signed off on several new programs to provide veterans with more mental health resources. This includes new training on suicide prevention and a three-digit number you can call and automatically be linked to a crisis line. The universal number will be 988 and will be active by the fall of 2021. Twenty veterans are lost to ... Read More »

Why you should consider starting your next business in a new market | Entrepreneur

New business in an emerging market represents an opportunity to establish of what could turn out to be a global economy impacting billions of lives. Take for example cannabis, blockchain, and artificial intelligence. These markets are fairly new, but it has a lot of opportunity to solve current problems. Marco Mottana, who is the owner of CFX Quantum, believes that entrepreneurs in new ... Read More »