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  • At least 2 shot at Millington navy base

    10/24/2013 11:25:41 AM PDT · by IChing · 70 replies
    WMCTV.com ^ | 10/24/13 | WMCTV staff
    MILLINGTON, TN - (WMC-TV) - It is confirmed that at least two people have been shot near the Millington Navy Base. Both victims are reported to be in non-critical condition. The base is currently on lock down, but the shooter is in custody. Photos sent in to Action News 5 show crime scene tape and several medics on the scene. The U.S. Navy put out the following tweet to its Twitter account: #BREAKING: #USNavy can confirm incident near Naval Support Activity Midsouth in #Millington. Details to follow. Action News 5 has crews on its way. Stay with WMCTV.COM for the...
  • The Pending War With Iran

    11/15/2006 11:47:40 AM PST · by Northup-Z · 61 replies · 2,011+ views
    NiSi ^ | Northup | Zac
    Just conducted an interview with a good friend named Don Shepperd. Don was with a group of “War Heads” - military affairs analysts from the major networks - who just returned from Israel. There, they were given access to the highest levels of the IDF and Olmert government. I am not sure whether Don has appeared yet on CNN to discuss his trip, but we spoke for about thirty minutes this morning and he had some terrific info on the status of the IDF since the war in Lebanon, and the looming crisis with Iran. Much more than you would...
  • Interview with Thomas P.M. Barnett (long but very good read )

    01/26/2006 3:05:46 PM PST · by Sonny M · 7 replies · 516+ views
    TCS Daily ^ | 25 Jan 2006 | Max Borders
    Max Borders: Joining me is Thomas P.M. Barnett, author of the new book, Blueprint for Action. It's a follow-up to the phenomenally successful The Pentagon's New Map. Welcome, Tom. Thomas Barnett: Thanks for having me. Borders: Before getting into the details of your new book, Blueprint for Action, would you mind going over the "Core-Gap" thesis, the foundation for your first book? Barnett: The first book really began out of work I was doing for the Office of Secretary of Defense, helping them think about the international security environment, post 9/11. And my charge was to come up with a...
  • Military exercises 'good for endangered species'

    08/12/2005 1:43:37 PM PDT · by PatrickHenry · 15 replies · 562+ views
    Nature Magazine ^ | 12 August 2005 | Michael Hopkin
    Military exercises are boosting biodiversity, according to a study of land used for US training manoeuvres in Germany. Such land has more endangered species than nearby national parks. The land is uncultivated, but also churned up by tank tracks and explosions. This creates habitat both for species that prefer pristine lands and those that require disturbed ground, explains ecologist Steven Warren of Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Military land can host more species than agricultural land, Warren told a meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Montreal. What's more, its biodiversity can also exceed that of natural parks,...
  • THE ARMY’S NEW CAR IS A “LEMON,” STRYKER PROGRAM - A BOONDOGGLE

    08/16/2003 12:55:10 PM PDT · by Don L · 78 replies · 7,765+ views
    MilitaryCorruption.Com ^ | August 16, 2003 | Lonnie T. Shoultz
    When the Senate confirmed Eric Shinseki as the first Asian-American chief of Staff of the Army in June 1999, Bill Clinton’s “politically-correct” general had four years to leave his mark on the service. In a speech made on October 15 of that year, Shinseki stated. “In order to become more deployable and maintain lethality, the Army must field a prototype brigade-size force. The intent is to establish brigades in the next few months that will use off-the-shelf systems, as resources permit and as quickly as possible, to jumpstart development of concepts and doctrine, organizational design, and training.” It appears that...