TV News LIES

Wednesday, Jul 01st

Last update04:43:12 AM GMT

You are here All News At a Glance Military Glance

The Military Has a Man Problem

Military womenArmy Specialist Laura Naylor, a Wisconsin native, spent a year in Baghdad with the 32nd Military Police Company in 2003 and 2004. During that time, she—like all of the more than quarter-million women deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan—was officially banned from ground combat.

That technicality didn’t slow down Naylor when an IED hit her convoy and it began to take fire from a nearby building. “We had to search this house nearby, thinking they were the ones doing the shooting, and I was the lead person the whole way. I had a flashlight in one hand, a pistol in the other, and I’d kick the door open with my foot, look both ways, give the all clear, go to the next room, do the same thing,” she recounted to me a few years later. “We were interchangeable with the infantry.”

Read more...

Veterans Affairs failed to give WW II vets medical benefits for participating in mustard gas experiments

VA failed WWII vetsThe U.S. military failed to compensate thousands of soldiers who were secretly exposed to mustard gas during its most toxic experiments as promised, according to an NPR investigation.

Exposure to the sulphur mustards left some gas masked participants like Charlie Cavell, then 19 years old, blistered and burned while trapped inside heated gas chambers during World War II.

Read more...

Pentagon reprimands Army general after 3-year misconduct investigation

Maj. Gen. Dana PittardFollowing a lengthy investigation by the U.S. Department of Defense, a key Army commander who was responsible for training Iraqis to fight the Islamic State was reprimanded earlier this year by the Pentagon for misconduct and will result in his retirement, The Washington Post reported Sunday.

According to Defense Department documents obtained by the Post through the Freedom of Information Act, Maj. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard was the subject of a three-year probe that concluded he engaged in misconduct by steering a defense contract to a firm operated by two former West Point classmates.

Read more...

U.S. sues BAE Systems unit for overcharging for military trucks

BAQE systemsThe United States has sued a Texas-based subsidiary of global defense giant BAE Systems Inc for overcharging the U.S. Army in its contract to build 20,000 military trucks, the Department of Justice said on Friday.

BAE Systems Tactical Vehicle Systems LP is accused of inflating the cost of materials during contract negotiations, the department said.

More...

Military knew about bizarre methods of doctor hired to train troops

Dr. HagmannFor years, a doctor now accused of performing macabre procedures on the troops that he trained took steps to cloak his battlefield-medicine classes in secrecy. The doctor, John Henry Hagmann, often required that those who took or helped teach his courses sign non-disclosure agreements.

The agreements may have helped ensure that his most extreme training methods – including allegedly inducing shock among students – would remain confidential.

Read more...

'A deaf whale is a dead whale': US navy sonars could be cause of strandings

deaf whale is a dead whaleSix whales have washed ashore in northern California in the past two months, prompting headlines around the world and attracting droves of tourists, curious about the massive mammals so suddenly out of their natural element.

According to a California Academy of Sciences (CAS) necropsy one of those whales, a 32ft female humpback that washed ashore in Pacifica, a 20-minute drive from San Francisco, had “signs of trauma consistent with blunt force”.

Read more...

Appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden assistant

Ali Hamza al-BahlulA federal appeals court on Friday threw out the only remaining conviction against a Guantanamo Bay detainee who had served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant, setting new restrictions on the use of military commissions to try terror suspects.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled 2-1 that the conspiracy case against Ali Hamza al-Bahlul was legally flawed because conspiracy is not a war crime.

Read more...

Page 1 of 88

  • «
  •  Start 
  •  Prev 
  •  1 
  •  2 
  •  3 
  •  4 
  •  5 
  •  6 
  •  7 
  •  8 
  •  9 
  •  10 
  •  Next 
  •  End 
  • »
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!