Tag: military

Marine Corps retired Sgt. Kirstie Ennis. (Courtesy of Pin-Ups for Vets)

Veteran Amputee Kirstie Ennis Poses as Pin-Up for Good Cause

Marine Corps veteran Kirstie Ennis’s helicopter crashed in Afghanistan in 2012, leaving her with an above-the-knee amputation, a broken neck, and facial reconstruction. Since then, she added competitive snowboarder and mountain climber to her accomplishments, and recently, she added pin-up model.

US-South Korea military exercises have long been a source of irritation for North Korea, which considers them preparation for an invasion

South Korea: Joint Exercises Off Only if North Korea Denuclearizes

South Korea’s presidential office said Thursday that leftist President Moon Jae-in would consider ending joint military exercises with the United States if North Korea “implements denuclearization measures and sincere dialogue continues.”

U.S. President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by United States Forces Korea Commander Gen. Vincent Brooks, center left, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, second right, poses for a group photo at the Eighth Army Operational Command Center at Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Trump is …

U.S. Forces in Korea: ‘No Updated Guidance’ on Joint Exercises

The U.S. Forces in Korea (USFK) said on Tuesday it had yet to receive any orders to cease military drills with South Korea following American President Donald Trump’s post-Singapore summit pledge to halt “war games” in the Korean peninsula.

Iranian Arab Minority Protests in Ahvaz, Iran, March 29, 2018

Experts: U.S. Exit from JCPOA Could ‘Result in More Protests Against the Regime’

A series of new protests could occur throughout Iran if millions of citizens feel empowered by President Donald Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran’s Central Bank and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday, effectively withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.

After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

U.S. Deactivates Command of Anti-Islamic State Ground Forces in Iraq

The U.S. military demobilized the command charged with overseeing American ground forces in Iraq this week, marking the end of major combat operations against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) with the intent to maintain a residual troop footprint in the country to prevent a resurgence of the jihadists.