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  • City says loud explosions were Army training exercise

    06/03/2015 6:59:33 PM PDT · by grumpygresh · 12 replies
    WNEM TV 5 Flint MI ^ | 6/2/15 | Andrew Keeler
    Explosions you'd expect in a war zone echoed through Flint. People's homes shook and those inside were caught off-guard. It all went down Tuesday at the shuttered Lowell Junior High on the city's east side.
  • BREAKING: Russia 'forced' to launch military drills at border in response to Ukraine op - Moscow

    04/24/2014 6:26:03 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 70 replies
    RT ^ | 4-24-2014 | RT
    Russia has begun extensive military exercises on its Ukrainian border following the escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine. “The order to use force against civilians has already been given, and if this military machine is not stopped, the amount of casualties will only grow,” Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said during an official meeting in Moscow. “We are forced to react to the situation.” Shoigu said that the drills involve march and deployment exercises by forces in the southern and western military districts, and separate Air Force maneuvers. DETAILS TO FOLLOW
  • First Lady shows her pole-dancing moves

    03/13/2013 7:41:11 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 125 replies
    The Black Sphere ^ | March 11, 2013 | Kevin Jackson
    Look world: America’s First Lady can out-pole-dance YOUR First Lady! In what has to be the most mind-blowing picture of what NOT to do as First Lady, we have Michelle Obama entertaining the audience. You expect some ghetto chick to do something so crass, but not the First Lady. I know the naysayers will say, “Kevin, she is only being herself … she should be allowed to have fun!” I pay no attention to these America-hating communists, but many people do, particularly young girls. If Michelle Obama can be so crass, well don’t wonder why you see young girls “shaking...
  • Army's Public Training Exercises

    01/30/2013 3:02:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1.30/13 | Glenn Beck
    Beck speaks about public demonstrations of military strength... in America
  • The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola translated by Elder Mullan ([1914]

    07/31/2012 4:12:48 PM PDT · by Salvation · 17 replies ^ | 1548 | St. Ignatius of Loyola
    The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola translated by Elder Mullan [1914] These are the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, a plan of contemplation to be carried out over about a month. St. Ignatius of Loyola (1419-1556) was the founder of the Jesuits, and was canonized by Pope Gregory XV in 1622. He published the Spiritual Exercises in 1548. The Exercises were intended for use during a retreat; and are a central part of the first year training of Jesuit novitiates. However, one does not have to be a Jesuit-in-training to take advantage of the Exercises:...
  • Iran Conducting More Exercises in Straits of Hormuz

    02/04/2012 1:45:42 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/2/12 | David Lev
    Iran is conducting yet more military exercises in the Straits of Hormuz. Iranian officials said that the exercises were in response to a European boycott of Iranian oil, and that Iran would not “submit” to Western pressure against it. The new exercises, the official said, were aimed at preparing Iran for a battle against a “hypothetical enemy.” The Straits of Hormuz are considered an important strategic asset; 20% of the world's production of oil passes through it on oil tankers bound for the West, and Iran has threatened to close the Straits if its nuclear facilities are attacked. Iranian television...
  • LA Military Exercises

    01/24/2012 6:11:23 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    kfi radio ^ | 1/24/12 | cns news
    LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Joint military training exercises will be held evenings in downtown Los Angeles through Thursday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The LAPD will be providing support for the exercises, which will also be held in other portions of the greater Los Angeles area, police said. Training sites ``have been carefully selected to ensure the event does not negatively impact the citizens of Los Angeles and their daily routine,'' a department official said. The training, which a department official said would involve helicopters, has been coordinated with local authorities and owners of the training sites, police...
  • Iran stages show of missile power with several tests

    11/03/2006 2:00:42 AM PST · by familyop · 3 replies · 346+ views
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iran test-fired dozens of missiles, including the Shahab-3 that can reach Israel, in military maneuvers Thursday that it said were aimed at putting a stop to the role of world powers in the Persian Gulf region. The show of strength came as Iran remains locked in dispute with the West over its nuclear program, which Washington says is geared to producing atomic weapons but Tehran says is only for generating electricity. The maneuvers came three days after U.S.-led warships finished naval exercises in the Gulf that Iran branded as "adventurist."
  • Iran to hold military exercises next to US manoeuvres

    11/01/2006 4:22:44 AM PST · by familyop · 13 replies · 547+ views
    Tehran - Iran is to hold renewed military exercises throughout the country, including in the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman where naval manoeuvres led by the United States currently take place, the Fars news agency reported Wednesday. The commander of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), General Yahya Rahim Safavi, said that the exercises would begin Thursday November 2. Code-named 'Grand Prophet (Mohammed) 2,' the operations are to run for nine consecutive days in 10 provinces, mainly focused on the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman, the general told reporters. Iran held its last military exercises in August and proclaimed...
  • North Korea in Intense Military Exercises

    10/29/2006 7:50:03 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 14 replies · 782+ views
    The Chosun Ilbo (excerpt) ^ | October 30, 2006
    Excerpt - North Korea is conducting intense military exercises after its nuclear test on October 9 and even tested five ground-to-air and air-to-air missiles last week, officials here say. A government official said Sunday North Korea test-fired five ground-to-air and air-to-air missiles at a training facility in the western region last week. “It seems to be part of annual military exercise to evaluate combat preparedness, but we’re analyzing the intention because the actual firing of five missiles during the drill is very unusual and comes amid Pyongyang’s protests against the UN Security Council resolution against it,” the official added. ~...
  • Thomas Nast and the Public School of the 1870s

    10/08/2006 11:52:32 PM PDT · by Amendment10 · 3 replies · 464+ views
    History of Education Quarterly ^ | Summer 2005 | Benjamin Justice
    "Because of the prohibition of the First Amendment against the enactment of any law "respecting an establishment of religion," which is made applicable to the States by the Fourteenth Amendment, state officials may not compose an official state prayer and require that it be recited in the public schools of the State at the beginning of each school day - even if the prayer is denominationally neutral and pupils who wish to do so may remain silent or be excused from the room while the prayer is being recited." --Justice Black(?), Engel v. Vitale, 1962 Contrast the 10th A. ignoring...
  • Russia’s Strategic Aviation to Conduct Major Exercises

    09/23/2006 5:23:47 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 27 replies · 613+ views
    Kommersant,Russia ^ | Sep. 22, 2006
    Russia’s Strategic Aviation to Conduct Major Exercises Strategic bombers of Russian Air Forces are to conduct major exercises with launching cruise missiles and mid-air refueling, RIA News agency says with reference to Alexander Drobyshevsky, spokesman of Russian Air Forces. Aviation is to try new crews during the exercises. “Over 50 percent of the participants are young pilots,” said Drobyshevsky. Tu-160 and Tu-95 bombers will shoot cruise missiles at northern firing grounds, and Tu-22M3 are to practice bomb-release. Some of the tasks, including mid-air refueling, are to be carried out at night. Exercises of the 37th air army of Russian Air...
  • Russia Cancels Joint Exercises With US

    09/05/2006 7:40:17 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies · 667+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 9-6-2006 | Mike Eckel
    Russia Cancels Joint Exercises With U.S. Wednesday September 6, 2006 3:01 AM By MIKE ECKEL Associated Press Writer MOSCOW (AP) - Russia said Tuesday it was pulling out of joint military exercises with the United States scheduled for later this month because of unspecified problems with U.S. personnel. A Defense Ministry statement announcing the decision to cancel the Torgau-2006 exercises suggested it was connected to a dispute between NATO and countries participating in the NATO ``Partnership for Peace'' program. ``We are aware of media reports and will work through appropriate channels to determine the status of future military exercises,'' Lt....
  • Russia, Japan to hold naval exercise in Oct. - Ivanov

    01/13/2006 10:21:41 AM PST · by jb6 · 9 replies · 272+ views
    RIA Novosti ^ | 13/ 01/ 2006
    MOSCOW, January 13 (RIA Novosti) - Russia and Japan will hold a joint naval exercise in October 2006, Russia's defense minister said Friday. Sergei Ivanov, who is also a deputy prime minister, said: "A major unit of the Pacific Fleet's ships will arrive in October 2006 at the Japanese port of Maizuru to practice rescue and other operations." He was speaking after talks with Japan's Defense Agency Director General Fukushiro Nukaga. Although Russia and Japan are still involved in a territorial dispute that dates back to World War II and are yet to sign an official peace treaty, Ivanov said...
  • Special forces exercise in Russia; US, UK, India to participate

    10/19/2005 9:07:07 PM PDT · by Dyaus Pitar · 34 replies · 2,035+ views
    In a significant move, elite Special Forces of US, India, Russia and United Kingdom are to hold for the first time multi-lateral land and air exercises on the Russian soil early next year. "Russia hopes to organise and host such an exercise" Russian Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov told newsmen after rounding off his visit to India and his meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee.
  • US to fly F-16s in India

    09/08/2005 7:57:59 PM PDT · by AKSurprise · 15 replies · 769+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 09/06/05 | CHIDANAND RAJGHATTA
    WASHINGTON: The United States is deploying its F-16 fighter jets for large scale air exercises with India to be held at the Kalaikunda Air Base outside Kolkata in November this year. Twelve F-16 CJs and an E-3 AWACS from the Misawa and Kadena Air Base on Okinawa in Japan will be flying down for the ten-day Cope India exercises starting November 7, according to defence sources. It is the first time the US is deploying F-16 fighter jets for exercises in India. Washington held back its F-16s and sent six F-15 Eagles from the Elmendorf Air Base in Alaska during...
  • China, Russia to hold joint military exercises next month

    07/06/2005 9:26:18 PM PDT · by Srirangan · 8 replies · 593+ views
    BEIJING: China and Russia are to hold rare joint military exercises involving up to 8,000 service personnel from Aug 18-26, the Global Times reported, citing Russian media reports. 'Peace Mission 2005' will involve China's army, navy and air force, while Russia will dispatch its navy and air force, it said. China's Defense Ministry has not announced the exercises. But Russian President Vladimir Putin said last Thursday during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao that joint exercises will take place later this year. According to the Global Times, which is run by the official People's Daily, final arrangements for...
  • CIS military exercise taking place in Russia [CIS more than just an economic partnership.]

    06/25/2005 2:33:24 AM PDT · by familyop · 2 replies · 372+ views
    DUSHANBE, June 24 (RIA Novosti) - The first phase of CIS combined military exercises began at the Telemba firing range in the Chita region in southwestern Russia Friday. The exercise will last until July 10, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov told a press conference in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, following a meeting of the CIS Council of Defense Ministers. The Russian Air Force, the Baltic Fleet's anti-aircraft defense units and Belarus' anti-aircraft defense troops are taking part in the exercises. "The second phase will take place on Kazakhstan territory in Saryshagan, from August 5-12," Ivanov said. The second phase involves Kazakhstan's air...
  • Israel And Freedom For Jonathan Pollard

    04/28/2005 1:50:07 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 125 replies · 2,599+ views
    Jerusalem Post / Israel News Agency ^ | April 28, 2005 | Caroline Glick / Joel Leyden
    Israel And Freedom For Jonathan Pollard By Caroline Glick The Jerusalem Post - With INA Publisher's Note Below Jerusalem ---- April 28......Jonathan Pollard is one of the most polarizing figures of our times. Pollard, a former intelligence analyst in US naval intelligence, has now served 20 years of a life imprisonment sentence following his conviction for transferring classified US intelligence materials relating to Arab ballistic missile and nonconventional weapons programs to Israel from May 1984 until his arrest in November 1985. For his contribution to Israel's security and for his long suffering in prison, Israel considers Pollard a national hero....
  • Russia, China fight over location of military exercises

    03/19/2005 3:10:48 PM PST · by familyop · 19 replies · 667+ views
    Taipei Times ^ | 19MAR05 | Taipei Times
    A major row erupted between China and Russia over the location for joint military exercises, a Russian newspaper reported on Thursday. According to the Kommersant daily, the Russian military had suggested the Xinjiang autonomous region of China, because of the area's problem with Uighur separatists and its proximity to Central Asia, a focus for the international fight against terrorism. However, Beijing flatly rejected the proposal, and instead suggested Zhejiang Province near Taiwan. Exercises in this area, the Kommersant noted in its report, "would look too provocative and trigger a strong reaction not only in Taiwan, but in the United States...