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Navy SEALs cut ties with museum over Colin Kaepernick video | AP News

Many people have questioned the intent of the recently released video of a dog trainer wearing a Kaepernick jersey while demonstrating a dog attack. As a result, the Navy SEALs have removed their affiliation with the Navy SEAL museum. In an email, Rear Admiral Collin Green wrote ““Each and every one of us serves to protect our fellow Americans – ... Read More »

Ranger School graduates running for office are claiming to be Rangers. Is it right? | Connecting Vets Radio

However, these two candidates from New Hampshire and Michigan running for the Senate might be stretching the truth. John James and Bryant Messener both claim to have been Rangers however if you dig a little deeper that is not the whole truth. They really just graduated Ranger school and were never in a Ranger battalion. Source: https://connectingvets.radio.com/articles/would-be-politicians-claim-to-be-rangers-but-are-they Read More »

Canadian Rangers complete two successful search missions | Wawatay News

Two Canadian Rangers, Sergeant Christopher Koostachin and Ranger George Kakekaspan, came to the rescue on two ATV’s in order to find two missing boys. After finding them, they also helped them take home food for their family. A suicidal patient also escaped a treatment facility and the Rangers were called upon to search for her. Ranger Morgan Sofea was able ... Read More »

MINDEF announces request for proposals for Aussie Special Forces | Defence Connect AU

This news includes details about the new plan to ensure the advancement of Aussie Aviation and allowing more access to better tools to help. This is following a request for more helicopters and a support contract. New technology will enable the Special Forces to be more prepared, maintain readiness, and find unique solutions to new problems and warfare. Source: https://www.defenceconnect.com.au/key-enablers/6577-mindef-announces-request-for-proposals-for-aussie-special-forces Read More »

Afghan troops kill senior Islamic State militant | Star Tribune

The National Directorate of Security has released a statement on the recent death of an Islamic State leader. It was released late Saturday that the man who was killed is named Assadullah Orakzai. He was killed near a discovered ISIS headquarters. This comes shortly after ISIS took responsibility for numerous recent attacks and an overall rise in violence throughout Afghanistan. ... Read More »

Turkish general who discovered Qatar funding for jihadists and ISIS oil smuggling was executed | Nordic Monitor

Turkish General Semih Terzi had a lot of knowledge about what was going on in Iraq, and his job was to communicate with MIT. However, according to sources he also knew a lot about where Qatar funding was going. He discovered that much of the money meant for weapons and the military was actually being pocketed and embezzled and given ... Read More »

7 missing Marines, sailor lost in AAV accident presumed dead | Marine Corps Times

Their dedication to others is how they will be remembered as their last moments were moments of sacrifice and heroism. After news of their ship sinking, a search and rescue mission was conducted. However the situation was already in bad condition once SR arrived. The names of the soldiers have yet to be released as families are still being informed. ... Read More »

Turkey launches new anti-terror operation in east | Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey initiated a new anti-terror operation in the east spearheaded by the country’s Interior Ministry on July 29th. Over a thousand personnel under Operation Yıldırım-4 were launched on July 28 to “completely eliminate the separatist terror group from the country’s agenda and to neutralize terrorists taking shelter in the region.” This operation resulted in eight terrorists being neutralized, 24 caves, ... Read More »

Shoot like SOCOM: The 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge & its long distance relationship with CMMG’s Endeavor Mk3 | Guns America Digest

A specialized group from the US DoD replaced the MK13 bolt-action 300 Winchester Magnums with a 20-inch semiautomatic AR-10 in 6.5 Creedmoor last May 2020. Compared to snipers used by special operations, the 6.5 Creedmoor has 33% longer effective range with less recoil. At 1000 meters, it has double the hit probability, retains 30% more energy, and has 40% less ... Read More »

ATAC private “Red Air” contractors to provide adversary training at Luke and Holloman Air Force Base | The Aviationist

Airborne Tactical Advantage Company was granted two contracts worth up to $240 million to provide over 3,000 flight sorties per year for up to four and half years at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, and Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The company provides “Red Air” aggressor aircraft during military exercises under the Combat Air Forces Contracted Air Support program. ... Read More »