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Blue light may not actually disrupt sleep, study finds | Muscle & Fitness

Cool-toned lights coming off your phone or computer screen are often considered types of light that will disrupt your sleep and trick your eyes into thinking it’s daytime. Many devices now have a night mode button that turns down the blue glow and replaces it with warmer lights, making it easier to fall asleep. A study conducted by the University ... Read More »

The 3 biggest resolution mistakes most people make, according to a psychotherapist | Business Insider

A study done by Scranton University found that only 19% of people keep their resolution for two years, with 30% giving up before January ends. A psychotherapist explains tips to creating a manageable resolution that will be both motivating for you and beneficial to you. One common mistake is making your goal non-measurable, such as saying “I will eat healthier” ... Read More »

‘He had presence’: Colleagues remember fallen Green Beret while friends raise more than $150,000 for family | Washington Examiner

Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Goble

On December 23rd Sgt. 1st Class Michael Goble died in Afghanistan from injuries he sustained during combat. He was on his third deployment to the country, returning to his family within only a few weeks. Goble’s friends have commented on how well-respected he was and on his strong devotion to his comrades. A family friend started a GoFundMe page which ... Read More »

Norwegian and U.S. service members enhance proficiency through winter warfare training | dvids

U.S. Air Force 352nd Special Operations Wing service members traveled to Banak Air Station in Norway for a joint training exercise. Cold-weather training was conducted, including live-fire training and infiltration and extraction. The U.S. and NATO allies have been working to enhance air mobility in the colder, Arctic regions with the recent training taking more steps to achieve this goal. ... Read More »

U.S. sending additional forces to protect embassy threatened by protesters in Iraq | CNN

After attacks broke out in Baghdad by protesters in response to the airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, the United States will send approximately 750 soldiers to the Middle East immediately. Under the direction of the Commander in Chief, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has authorized the deployment of an infantry battalion from the Immediate Response Force of the 82nd Airborne ... Read More »

This is what war looks like in 2029 | The Daily Beast

The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act gives the U.S. military a budget twice as large as China’s and ten times larger than Russia. Experts have said this massive budget, however, is focused on the wrong weaponry, and the U.S. is going into 2020 at a military disadvantage. While the U.S. is still focused on planes, ships, and tanks, the rest ... Read More »

‘Serious American’ companies studying purchase of Ukraine Motor Sich, U.S. Diplomat says | Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, William Taylor, has commented on the U.S. companies lobbying to purchase Motor Sich from Ukraine. This company is one of the world’s top makers of aircraft engines. The U.S. has made their thoughts clear on the idea of the company being sold to China. They are waiting for the Ukraine government to decide if the deal ... Read More »

Sailor, this is why you are suffering a hangover | Navy Times

A night full of drinking alcoholic beverages very often leads to veisalgia. Symptoms include cold sweats, headaches, vertigo, and vomiting. While your liver is working as fast as it can to get the alcohol out of your system, you’re left to suffer the consequences. While there are food and beverages that drinkers swear by to cure a hangover, there is ... Read More »

Highland trained D-Day heroes honoured | Scotsman

U.S. Army Rangers who fought on the beaches during D-Day are being set to receive the Congressional Gold Medal by congress. Before D-Day, the Rangers and other forces trained in Scotland to prepare. From July 1942 to March 1944 the 1st, 5th, and 29th Battalions all went to Scotland for training, making the country an integral part of the Ranger’s ... Read More »