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China Unveils Plan to Send Astronauts to Mars | Futurism

Photograph of the surface of Mars at the Twin Peaks

For the first time, China has revealed plans to send astronauts to Mars, via a publication released by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. Pang Zhihao, a researcher in Beijing stated that “sending astronauts there will give man better opportunities to look for traces of life on Mars.” Scientists estimate that the trip could take over 500 days and ... Read More »

Army Publishes 16-Year Modernization Plan to Outpace China With New Battle Concept | Epoch Times

Two military jets

A new modern era has called in the need for an updated strategy to surpass China and other rivalries. China has tripled its annual military budget in the past 15 years and has been focusing on innovative technology such as artificial intelligence and hypersonic missiles. The U.S. military is now in a race to catch up, with some claiming we ... Read More »

Federal prosecutors charged two former Twitter employees with spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia | Business Insider

Headshot of Mohammed Bin Salman

Two previous Twitter employees have been charged by federal prosecutors for spying on accounts of those vital to Saudi Arabia. They are accused of snooping through more than 6,000 accounts starting in 2015. A spokesperson for Twitter declined to say what positions the employees had held, but says the company is grateful for the investigation. Twitter also said the company ... Read More »

How to Stay Warm When It’s Freezing Outside | Outside Online

Picture for decorative purposes of a person with a orange winter coat in the snow

Eric Larsen has spent three years camping in Antarctica and on the frozen surface of the Artic Ocean. “Any time you’re colder than comfortable, it can quickly spiral downward,” he says. Layering up is the first and foremost thing he says to do in order to help prevent becoming cold in the first place. From shoulder shrugs to flash dancing, Larsen ... Read More »

‘This is a tragic loss’: Missing Hurlburt airman identified as recovery efforts continue |Pensacola News

Staff Sgt. Cole Condiff

Staff Sgt. Cole N. Condiff, 29, was a special tactics combat controller with the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, FL.  He fell from a C-130 last Tuesday during a planned static-line jump over the Gulf of Mexico. Coast Guard air and boat crews spent over 130 hours searching over 4,909 square-nautical miles ... Read More »

GBF November Newsletter | Green Beret Foundation

GREEN BERET FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH TB12 FOUNDATION We are excited to announce our partnership with the TB12 Foundation! The TB12 Foundation was founded in 2015 by six-time Super Bowl champion New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Its mission is to empower athletes everywhere to do what he’s done in his own storied career – keep going despite the odds. During ... Read More »

From Washington’s fight to the front lines in Ukraine | CNN

Soldiers in Ukraine trenches

The front lines of the fight between Russia and Ukraine are dangerous and active. The ceasefire is regularly broken, and mines are being dropped on Ukrainian forces by drones. Military instructors from the U.S. and other NATO allies have been conducting training in Ukraine to help the soldiers improve. However, back near the border towns are being destroyed and abandoned, ... Read More »

Aussie CEOs could learn a thing or two from these Navy SEALs | InvestorDaily

Willink and Babin's book Extreme Ownership, How Navy Seals Lead and Win

Former US Navy SEALs Jocko Willink and Leif Babin are heading to Australia to deliver their first international Muster event and these soldiers bring far more than the typical inspirational speaker. Their event is a two-day intensive leadership training course – one that requires an alarm clock and a good pair of running shoes. Willink says leadership is the most important ... Read More »