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‘It’s probably over’: Antonio Brown saga takes new twist | Fox Sports

Antonio Brown is done sending mixed messages. His latest Instagram post made his desired destination abundantly clear. He wants to be a 49er. The disgruntled Steelers wide receiver posted a photo of himself in a 49ers uniform being embraced by Jerry Rice, the legendary wide receiver who recently said Brown wanted to head west to the Bay Area. Brown included ... Read More »

‘Continuing War by Other Means’: The Case of Wagner, Russia’s Premier Private Military Company in the Middle East | Jamestown Foundation

The decimation of the Wagner Group PMC near Deir el-Zour (a city in eastern Syria, some 450 kilometers from Damascus) in early February 2018,[i] has highlighted the role Russian mercenaries play in the Kremlin’s foreign policy. But the broader phenomenon of Russian PMCs, including the Wagner Group, is highly complex, as exemplified by the nervous and incoherent official reaction to ... Read More »

Navy men, Air Force women earn gold in Armed Forces marathon competition | Armed Forces Sports

Navy lieutenant Patrick Hearn and Army first lieutenant Lindsay Gabow finished today’s 43rd running of the Marine Corps Marathon as the top male and female Armed Forces team runners, respectively. The 2018 Armed Forces Marathon Championship was held in conjunction with the 43rd Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. on October 28. Cool, still, overcast conditions made for ideal running ... Read More »

North Korea Says Kim Orders Preparations for Second Trump Meeting | Military.com

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with President Donald Trump, saying he’ll “wait with patience and in good faith” to work toward a common goal, the North’s state media reported Thursday. Despite Kim’s determination for another meeting with Trump, the two remain at odds over fundamental issues. Experts say a major sticking point ... Read More »

U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Softball Team Capture second straight silver at USA Nationals | Armed Forces Sports

The U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Softball Team reached the finals once again and earned silver at the 2018 USA Softball National Women’s Open Championship at the WVO Softball Complex in Portland, Ore. on August 26. Going undefeated in their first three games of the double elimination tournament, the U.S. Women reached the finals in the second straight year. “My very ... Read More »

US Ready to Pull Out of Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia Next Week | Military.com

The U.S. is prepared to drop out of the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) next week unless Russia ceases violations of developing new missiles, a chief State Department arms negotiator said Thursday. “If Russia isn’t in compliance, we’ll suspend our obligations” under INF, said Andrea Thompson, the State Department’s undersecretary for arms control and international security. Should the ... Read More »

Paralympic champion Daviet clinches third gold of World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup | Inside the Game

America’s Kendall Gretsch and Daniel Cnossen also added another gold to their respective collections. Cnossen won the men’s sitting biathlon in 42:49.7, continuing his dominance in World Cup sitting events. Source: Paralympic champion Daviet clinches third gold of World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup | Inside the Game   Read More »

Check out the new laser/light combo ‘pistol enhancer’ for the military’s new handgun | Army Times

As soon as April, soldiers could be getting a full sidearm kit complete with the Army’s newest M17 handgun, along with a new “pistol enhancer” and holster built to fit the device. The Army selected Laser Max Defense to provide more than 20,000 pistol enhancers for its M17/M18 sidearm. The 9mm handgun, built off a modified version of the Sig ... Read More »

Has the Government Legalized Secret Defense Spending? | Rolling Stone

October 4th, 2018, was a busy news day. The fight over Brett Kavanuagh’s Supreme Court nomination dominated the cycle. The Trump White House received a supplemental FBI report it said cleared its would-be nominee of wrongdoing. Retired Justice John Paul Stevens meanwhile said Kavanaugh was compromised enough that he was “unable to sit as a judge.” #NationalTacoDay trended on Twitter. ... Read More »

Being SOF Operator is ‘nearly as tough as being a mum’ | Specs Ops Magazine

Petra ‘Pam’ Malm is a former special forces soldier from Sweden. Once upon a time, she was the first female in the world to pass special forces selection and become a World’s first Special Forces female operator. Today, a 41-year-old female is contesting on Channel 4’s TV show named SAS: Who Dares Wins. In this TV show, civilians are going ... Read More »