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Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

Military News

Thunderbirds honor MacDill as top military show site

Thunderbirds honor MacDill as top military show site

As far as the Thunderbirds are concerned, MacDill Air Force Base is “Go.”
Published: 02/12/15
Updated: 02/13/15
Challenging Spartan race set for Tampa this weekend

Challenging Spartan race set for Tampa this weekend

In Nov. 2013, Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared Bullock’s biggest adversary was the Taliban.
Published: 02/12/15
VA error delays Palmetto veteran’s funeral, angers family

VA error delays Palmetto veteran’s funeral, angers family

When the family of Korean War veteran Willie Mitchell Jr, went to bury the Palmetto man, who died Jan. 25 at age 81, their sorrow was compounded by shocking news.
Published: 02/11/15

Groups seek Tampa-area veterans needing home repairs

Are you a veteran whose home needs rehabbing?
Published: 02/10/15
Brian Williams’ misremembrance hits home for war journalist

Brian Williams’ misremembrance hits home for war journalist

Lots of people are angry at NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, who has temporarily taken himself off the air after misremembering being on a helicopter that was hit by a rocket propelled grenade in Iraq in 2003. ...
Published: 02/08/15
Updated: 02/09/15
NBC launches internal probe on Brian Williams claims

NBC launches internal probe on Brian Williams claims

NEW YORK – NBC News has assigned the head of its own investigative unit to look into statements that anchor Brian Williams made about his reporting in Iraq a dozen years ago, an episode that's ballooned into a full-blown credibility crisis for ...
Published: 02/06/15

Air Force serviceman gets prison for enticement

An Air Force serviceman was sentenced to 10 years in prison today after pleading guilty to trying to entice a minor into sex acts, U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley III said.
Published: 02/05/15
Brutal treatment of prisoners is traditional jihadi tactic, former SEAL says

Brutal treatment of prisoners is traditional jihadi tactic, former SEAL says

The burning death of captured Jordanian F-16 pilot Muath Al-Kaseasbeh is a dangerous blend of traditional jihadi brutality with new targets and sophisticated messaging, say local veterans with deep experience in the region.
Published: 02/04/15
Armed women learn awareness of danger in ‘Battlemind’

Armed women learn awareness of danger in ‘Battlemind’

A Texas firearms program for women, called A Girl & A Gun, is holding a four-day course for women, called “Battlemind: Special Ops Training for the Real World,” at Shooters World in Tampa.
Published: 02/03/15

MacDill could actually gain from military cutbacks

To U.S. Rep. David Jolly, BRAC is not a four-letter word.
Updated: 1 months ago