RED RIVER ORTHODOX Pentagon Produces New Rules for Religious Exemptions
The Pentagon has established new rules to make religious exemption on things such as uniforms and grooming standards easier to obtain. Prior to this decision, it was not clear who should make the deci... Posted on 1/27/14 at 2:25 PM
NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE NDSCS Awarded a Military Friendly School®!
By Sarah Hoffbeck
NDSCS was once again designated a Military Friendly School by Victory Media this fall. The Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20% of colleges, universities and trade scho... Posted on 10/18/13 at 2:39 PM
EVERYTHING ELSE An green army guy in black and white
I think it was probably a Saturday. The sun was streaming into our east-facing window, spilling onto the hardwood floor in our living room. The light coming in that window in the mornings glows warm a... Posted on 9/3/13 at 2:08 PM
THE NEW FORTY Trudging is the least we can do.
Yesterday morning we walked from our hotel to Arlington National Cemetery. I had an awful lot of bounce in my step as we started toward the cemetery. But as we started to see the graves from just outs... Posted on 8/1/13 at 10:59 PM
LAKE AGASSIZ HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Habitat Announces New Build Season
Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity (LAHFH) will construct two homes in Fargo-Moorhead during the 2013 build season. The first home, located at 707 17th Street N in Moorhead, was started in May. The s... Posted on 6/3/13 at 10:01 AM
FORT HOOD, Texas - A U.S. soldier shot dead three people and injured at least 16 on Wednesday before taking his own life at an Army base in Fort Hood, the site of another deadly rampage in 2009, U.S. officials said.
WASHINGTON - The head of the nuclear missile wing at a base in Montana resigned on Thursday and nine officers were removed from their jobs over a test-cheating scandal that involved 91 missile launch officers, the Air Force said.
THE HAGUE - World leaders called on Tuesday for countries to minimize their stocks of highly enriched nuclear fuel to help prevent al Qaeda-style militants from obtaining atomic bombs, at the end of a two-day summit overshadowed by the crisis in Ukraine.
The North Dakota National Guard would have to reduce its troop strength by as much as 8.8 percent – 250 to 300 soldiers – to meet proposed cuts outlined in the U.S. Department of Defense Fiscal 2015 budget.
Kevin Bonham, Forum News Service
, March 15, 2014
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair's court-martial on a sexual assault charge that could send him to prison for life got under way on Tuesday, one of the few such proceedings against a top U.S. military officer in recent decades.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has told the Pentagon to prepare for the possibility that the United States will not leave behind any troops in Afghanistan after its troop drawdown at the end of this year, the White House said on Tuesday.
The Army’s top law enforcement official confirmed this month that a National Guard recruitment program that paid civilians and soldiers thousands of dollars to persuade others to enlist has defrauded the government of somewhere between $29 million and $95 million – potentially as much as a quarter of the monies allocated to the program in the first place.
Tad Vezner, St. Paul Pioneer Press
, February 14, 2014
WASHINGTON - Just over half of the 183 nuclear missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana have been implicated in a widening exam cheating scandal, the Air Force said on Thursday, acknowledging it had "systemic" problem within its ranks.
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