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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Monday, September 27, 2021

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A new love for medieval-style travel | BBC Travel

Some might think of a pilgrimage as a specifically religious form of travel with a long, tiring walk. But other than that, it gives you an experience that refreshes your soul. The author said that his experience “suddenly made...

Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn: source | Reuters

President Trump is considering plans to pardon his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty in 2017 lying to the FBI during an investigation into Russian intervention during the 2016 presidential election. If Trump does grant...

Marine Corps reduces annual training by cutting these requirements | Marine Corps Times

The Marine Corps has decided to reduce several annual training requirements to “enable commanders to focus on events that generate warfighting readiness,” according to an administrative message published Thursday. Tobacco cessation training, social media conduct, combating trafficking, and violence prevention awareness have...

The forgotten Hawaiian islands in Canada | BBC Travel

Canada’s Gulf Islands are comprised of dozens of islands scattered between Vancouver and Southern Vancouver Island. The islands were protected and preserved and were said to be the forgotten Hawaiian islands in Canada. The legacy of the early Hawaiian settlers,...

Bring US operational training and experimentation into the 21st century | Defense News

The United States and its allies in the Asia-Pacific region face increasing threats as neighboring enemies are developing new capabilities and upgrades within their military forces. Thomas Mahnken and Regan Copple highly suggest conducting operational training, experimentation, and collaboration to meet...

Former Tuskegee Airman Frank Macon dies at 97 | Air Force Times

Former Tuskegee Airman Franklin Macon died Sunday night in his home in Colorado Springs at the age of 97. Tuskegee Airmen are among the first nation’s group of African American fighter pilots. Macon enlisted in the U.S. Army Air...

Legendary Arecibo Telescope Will Close Forever, and Scientists Are Reeling | Scientific American

The Arecibo telescope was built in 1963 as the world’s largest radio telescope located in Puerto Rico. It has contributed historical importance in science, planetary defense, and for Puerto Rico. The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has decided to...

The Amazon’s mouth-watering fifth flavor | BBC Travel

Black tucupi is a thick, umami-rich sauce that has been made by indigenous communities across the Amazon as far as Guyana, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador. Black tucupi is also known as Tucupi pixuna, tucupi negro, kumaji, ají...

How this Army veteran found meaning in emergency management | Task & Purpose

Lorenzo Leon, a field artilleryman who served in Afghanistan, shared how he found his true calling after deployment. His military experience helped him transition to a career in emergency management According to the agency, FEMA is also developing a...

Pilot error led to fatal F-15 crash in North Sea, Air Force report says | Stars & Stripes

The F-15C fighter jet crashed off the coast of England earlier this year that killed Air Force 1st Lt. Kenneth "Kage" Allen. The plane plunged into the North Sea and investigation ruled out aircraft malfunction, component failure, and maintenance...

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Army Identifies Green Beret Who Died During Dive Training in Reservoir | Military.com

Staff Sgt. Paul Lincoln Olmstead was 29 years old when he passed away during an underwater training exercise last...

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