Tag: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Military February 28 & 29, 2020

Military.com: US Signs Deal with Taliban to End Afghanistan War, Bring Home Troops, Montana Man Gets 110 Years for Killing Disabled Veteran; America’s Newest Medal of Honor Recipient Is Now a Sergeant Major; ‘Flamethrowers Got It Done’ in Close-Quarters Iwo Jima Fight, Survivors of the Battle Say and more->
Task & Purpose: 77 years ago, a daring Norwegian commando raid kept the Nazis from building the atomic bomb first; The Air Force is modifying its song to be more inclusive of women; Congressman who served at toxic ‘black goo’ military base in Uzbekistan reveals his fight with cancer; Washington state reports first coronavirus death in United States and more ->
DOD: U.S. Will Not Let China, Russia Deny Its Space Superiority, DOD Officials Say; Stratcom Commander: Failing to Replace Nuclear Triad Akin to Disarmament and more ->



Military January 03, 2020

Military.com: Emergency Paratrooper Deployment Is First for New Army Response Force; Veterans Group Searches for Hawaii Family of WWII Soldier; Military Services Wanted Major Health Care Personnel Cuts, New DHA Director Says; Is Iran’s Military the Model for America’s Adversaries? More ->
Task & Purpose: Top Iranian commander Qassim Suleimani killed in US airstrike near Baghdad; Pompeo says Suleimani’s killing makes the world a ‘safer place’ as the State Department tells Americans to flee Iraq; New Army recruits will now take personality tests to help determine what jobs they’d be good at and more ->
Military.com: Esper: Kataeb Hezbollah Will ‘Likely Regret’ Further Provocative Behavior; Press Gaggle by Secretary Esper and Chairman Milley; DOD Launches Security Cooperation Certification Program and more ->
By Dr. Mary Elisabeth Cox, New York Times: The Forgotten Story of Christmas 1918 We remember the 1914 Christmas Truce as a moment of humanity amid war. Four years later, a darker tale unfolded.