When Tamara Lusardi, a software specialist with U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center in Redstone, Ala., made the transition from being male to female, some co-workers refused to acknowledge her as a woman, said the OSC, an independent federal investigative and prosecutorial agency.
An Islamic State offensive has been thwarted so far near the Mosul Dam, but militants have partially encircled the Sinjar Mountains, home of the Yazidis, whose flight prompted President Barack Obama to order airstrikes against militants.
Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Gallagher, who parachuted into Panama during Operation Just Cause, served as a platoon sergeant with Task Force Ranger in the Somalia battle known by “Black Hawk Down,” and fought his way into Baghdad in 2003 was found dead in his Georgia home Oct. 13 of natural causes.
American paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division have spent the last seven months closing down bases in eastern Afghanistan. At every base, the Taliban have been eager to send them out with a bang. Literally.
Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say.
The military’s troubled system for shipping privately owned vehicles appears to have dodged a major breakdown Wednesday after a dispute was settled by the main contractor and a subcontractor responsible for overseas transport.
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