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After weeks of being offline, Parler finds a new web host | NPR News

Amazon Web Services chose to stop hosting Parler, the far-right-friendly social media site, in January after the site allegedly refused to take down violent posts. Web infrastructure company SkySilk is now hosting Parler, but the kickoff has not been smooth. Users report major slow downs and difficulty accessing it from a mobile device. Parler’s executive committee is also looking for ... Read More »

Former NSA director, retired top officers ask Supreme Court to declare military draft unconstitutional | Marine Corps Times

Nine prominent retired generals and flag officers and a former National Security Agency director have asked the Supreme Court to declare military draft unconstitutional. This supports arguments that say that the Selective Service System is unconstitutional as it applies only to men ages 18 to 26 and not women. In the original claim, the high court should overturn a ruling ... Read More »

20 Hilarious Space Force memes | We Are the Mighty

From who they are, to what they do, and what they wear, there is a Space Force meme for it. The Space Force is a new branch of the Air Force that has been rather controversial since it was launched. The subject has become the center of inventive and sometimes insulting memes because, to others, the idea is totally absurd. ... Read More »

4 Bivy sacks sure to keep adventurers warm and packs light | Task & Purpose

Sleeping in a bivy sack under the stars is a romantic and relaxing idea as you have a warmer place to stay, especially during cold nights. But what makes buy sacks better than one-man tents? Well, bivy sacks are lighter, this carrying them around is a lot more convenient. They are relatively warmer, too, giving you better sleep. This makes ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg’s big problem has been obvious for 17 years, but nobody wants to admit it | INC.com

Ever since Facebook was launched, Mark Zuckerberg has become one of the most powerful humans on earth. Nobody can nag him around, and he doesn’t have to listen to anybody else. But what if he has been doing it wrong all along, but no one dared to point this out because they are all afraid for him? Ironic, but this ... Read More »

This veteran Air Force pilot made history – and she’s not done yet | We Are the Mighty

For the first time in history, a black female, in the person of Retired Air Force Colonel Merryl Tengesdal, was able to maneuver the U-2 plane. Aside from being the very first-ever Black female U-2 pilot, she was also able to set the record as the only black female to be able to do so. Tengesdal was raised by her ... Read More »

The myth and reality of the super soldier | BBC News

Five years after the announcement of the creation of Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (Talos), referred to as the “Iron Man,” makers are hopeful that the individual components of the suit will be used somewhere else. This could mean altering the military’s individual soldier, making it in to someone who can fight without fear, compassion, regret, or pain through genome ... Read More »

U.S. Navy wants to buy new special surface craft | Defense Blog

In a notice issued by the Federal Opportunities, the U.S. Navy has announced its plans to buy as many as 110 special surface craft for Naval Special Warfare Command (NAVSPECWARCOM) and United States Coast Guard (USCG) shore-based Units. These special surface crafts come in 8 meters and 11 meters long and are planned to replace the legacy 33-ft SPC-LEs. Notably, ... Read More »

We’re getting yet another Navy SEAL movie thanks to Tom Clancy’s ‘Without Remorse’ | Task & Purpose

A new military movie titled “Without Remorse” is set to come out soon. The new movie focuses on Navy SEALs, based on a book of the same title written by Tom Clancy, a spy novelist. The new movie features Michael B. Jordan as John Kelly. In the movie, John Kelly is a Navy SEAL whose pregnant wife was murdered. In ... Read More »

Bill would cut over 100,000 DoD jobs | Federal Times

A new bill introduced by Rep. Ken Calvert titled Rebalance for an Effective Defense Uniform, and Civilian Employees Act would require the Department of Defense to cut its civilian workforce by 15 percent by 2025. This means that around 100,000 federal workers will lose their job by that time. The act has also enabled the secretary of defense to use ... Read More »