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These are the first soldiers to graduate from basic training rocking the Army’s new ‘pink and greens’ uniform | Task & Purpose

New graduates of Class 64-20, Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 79th Field Artillery Regiment is the first class of soldiers to sport the new Army Green Service Uniform, colloquially referred to as the army’s new ‘pink and greens’ uniform. It was held last Nov. 16 at Fort Sill in Oklahoma as confirmed by Fort Sill Public Affairs. Source: https://taskandpurpose.com/news/army-basic-training-pink-and-green-uniform Read More »

Top US general in the Mideast says ISIS in Iraq and Syria still long-term threat | Military Times

Gen. Frank McKenzie has said that while the US has been in the Middle East fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria, thousands of people’s lives have been displaced. The fight is not over until some sort of order and normalcy is brought into these people’s lives. One fear is that the children in these displaced homes see the destruction and become radicalized, causing the cycle of fighting to ... Read More »

The Pentagon isn’t the only one with special operators. Here are the 5 most elite forces outside the military | Business Insider

The special operations family stretches beyond the military. While the Pentagon is most often thought of as having special operations the job description occurs in other places outside of the military. Business Insider lists the five other places you might find special operators. This includes hostage rescuers in the FBI and the Special Operations Group with the CIA. Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/the-top-5-non-military-us-special-operations-units-2020-11 Read More »

Defense forces clear Dash-e-Archi of Taliban fighters | Khaama Press News

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Defense has announced that their defense forces took back control of the Dasht-e-Archi district, located in the Kunduz province. A late night operation was launched in the area which resulted in at least 37 dead Taliban militants while others fled. Airstrikes were also conducted that took out numerous fighters, and the MoD has stated that they will ... Read More »

Artificial intelligence and its impact on skills | FE News UK

The integration of artificial intelligence is part of the ongoing automation process, especially for manufacturing businesses. There is still human intervention faced and it is critical that new skills are being taught and developed with a focus on connecting the different networks of automation as well as training people on artificial intelligence. This is to ensure that the skills required ... Read More »

The perpetual COVID-19 strength plan | Breaking Muscle

COVID-19 has disrupted our routine exercise in the gym. Most people went on doing workouts at home but without the proper guidance, it can also affect our muscle growth. It takes around 3-5 weeks before any substantial muscle growth to occur. Clinton Sills shares an effective technique and the step-by-step process of how to apply the Cluster Set Method in improving ... Read More »

6 Business and career tips for the unsure | The Daily

Choosing the career you want to do is a decision you want to think over. The first step is to jot down your likes and dislikes and consider your strengths and weaknesses. This will lead you to determine what is important for you personally and professionally to attain a suitable career for you. After identifying them work it into a ... Read More »

Pilot In A Real Aircraft Just Fought An AI-Driven Virtual Enemy Jet For The First Time | The Drive

Red 6 and EpiSci made the first attempt for a real aircraft to fight an AI-Driven virtual fighter jet. The experiment was done to also help reduce the costs of air combat training compared to the adversary aircraft that currently have to physically fly against fighter pilots. The live-flight augmented reality dogfight involved a Freeflight Composites Berkut 560 and an aircraft with a computer-generated projection inside ... Read More »

The Pentagon reportedly published cartoons depicting Russian hackers as silly bears in order to infuriate them | Task & Purpose

The Department of Defense’s Cyber Command posted cartoons and illustrations that appear to mock foreign hackers. They intentionally created these cartoons not only to bring public awareness but also to infuriate cybercriminals. One illustration depicts the cybercriminals as a pink sloth hunched over a computer and the other cartoon is a clumsy bear dropping a bowl of Halloween candy. According ... Read More »

Navy SEAL Foundation backs study of ecstasy component for PTSD treatment | Stars & Stripes

The Navy SEAL Foundation pledged $50,000 to support research to the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies on helping veterans in treating post-traumatic stress disorder using the drug ecstasy. It is expected to assist large-scale trials of the psychoactive drug MDMA, also known as molly, backed with psychotherapy. Supporters of the researchers believe it could revolutionize treatment for the disorder and ... Read More »

More space wargames, please | War on the Rocks

Shane Bilborough talks about the military’s defense as we continue to adventure into space. Currently, Bilborough argues the analysis of the operational challenges and opportunities with space warfare are under-developed by at least two decades. He proposes a guide to solve these issues with ideas such as exploring the role of commercial space systems and anticipating technological competitions. “What happens ... Read More »

Reforming the National Security Council to confront the China challenge | The Hill

With the new President Elect Biden taking over office in 2021, will these conversations about China remain? China has been deemed as a threat and policy makers have been paying close attention to China. The National Security council takes a look at the China challenge. This editorial from The Hill examines this relationship. Source: https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/526189-reforming-the-national-security-council-to-confront-the Read More »

A better way to fight the forever war | Defense One

Terrorist groups have used the Middle East as a breeding ground for planning to attack the US and its allies. However, since 9/11 many American lives have been lost and these terrorist groups have been severely weakened. Defense One puts out an opinion article about just how removing troops immediately might be dangerous. Instead, troops should be pulled out slowly ... Read More »