Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: army

The army we don’t see

The private world that our post-9/11 conflicts have bred.

Video shows former Green Beret attacking police captain during Capitol riots

Despite the fact that McKellop was wearing a helmet and gas mask while allegedly assaulting the officers, federal investigators were able to identify him due to his clothing and a unique U.S. Army Special Forces patch on his backpack.

Elizabeth Warren and colleagues call for investigation into death of army...

“We must do more than grieve the loss of SGT Fernandes—we must seek justice and answers for his family. That starts with a full and complete investigation.”

Goodbye to all that

Leaving the madness of Army life with a modest pension and all of my limbs intact feels like a genuine escape.

Discharging immigrants: Enlistees in the US Army with legal status no...

“This decision must be reversed now, for the sake of our military, to show that America keeps its word and to uphold the very values we claim to stand for."

Chelsea Manning has been released from prison

“For the first time, I can see a future for myself as Chelsea. I can imagine surviving and living as the person who I am and can finally be in the outside world.”

Army Apologizes to Troops Exposed to US-Designed Chemical Weapons in Iraq

After it was reported that more than 600 service members suffered from chemical exposure in Iraq, the undersecretary of the Army issued an apology this week. The scandal goes deeper with its lack of proper medical treatment for these service members.

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.