Post Tagged with: "Department of Defense"

Sikorsky Reveals New Scout Helicopter, And A New Paradigm For Military Contracts

Promotional picture of the S-97 Raider, from Sikorsky

In handling the development of a new scout helicopter, the Department of Defense’s new contract methods may show a way out of the military-industrial complex.

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Veteran Suicide Is An Epidemic — Here’s What You Can Do To Help

There is an epidemic of suicides in the military. This is what our government is doing to help and how the rest of us can lend a hand.

There is an epidemic of suicides in the military. This is what our government is doing to help and how the rest of us can lend a hand.

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The Pentagon’s Real Zombie Apocalypse Plan: Everything You Need To Know About The Walking Dead

(Photo courtesy of YouTube.)

“Because zombies pose a threat to all non-zombie human life, [Strategic Command] will be prepared to preserve the sanctity of human life and conduct operations in support of any human population”

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Texas Throws Temper Tantrum, Refuses To Process Benefits For Same-Sex Military Couples

Texas

They say everything is bigger in Texas. Apparently this includes being petty and spiteful. Maybe next time they’ll stamp their feet and hold their breath?

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Right-Wing Puppet Masters: 10 Things You Need To Know About The Koch Brothers

The Kochtopus; image @Photobucket

The Koch brothers use their billions to fund fake grassroots groups like the Tea Party, buy politicians, and push laws that take away your rights.

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Congress Orders More Tanks Army Does Not Want, Sequester Cuts To Social Services Still Ignored

Congress Orders More Tanks Army Does Not Want, Sequester Cuts To Social Services Still Ignored

Nothing says fiscal conservative like buying tanks that the Army does not need and cannot use. Those are true budget hawks, indeed.

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How Chuck Hagel Intends To Address Rampant Sexual Assault In The Military

Women soldiers suffer sexual assault in higher percentages than female civilians; @LAProgressive

The military, despite its apparent insistence that it takes sexual assault extremely seriously, is not likely to change its ways of its own accord anytime soon.

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Department Of Defense Could Easily Save Its Own Money If It Would Just Audit Itself Properly

Department Of Defense Could Easily Save Its Own Money If It Would Just Audit Itself Properly

Lt. Col. Ralph Peters of the U.S. Army compared it to ‘Donald Trump claiming he can’t afford a cab.’

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BREAKING: Secretary Of Defense Leon Panetta To End Ban On Women In Combat

BREAKING: Secretary Of Defense Leon Panetta To End Ban On Women In Combat

The end of the ban will herald a new era for the members of every branch of the military.

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NICS Firearm Background Check System Seriously Flawed

NICS Firearm Background Check System Seriously Flawed

One of the main stumbling blocks is the development of data from mental health sources…25 states have submitted fewer than 100 mental health records; six have reported zero.

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Obama Worked Furiously To Restrict Romney’s Use Of Predator Drones

Obama Worked Furiously To Restrict Romney’s Use Of Predator Drones

Obama must have doubted Romney’s ability to weigh the risks and rewards of using unmanned drones.

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Congress Votes To Increase Dependence On Saudi Oil

Congress Votes To Increase Dependence On Saudi Oil

More proof that Congress is in the pockets of big oil.

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