Military.com: Airman Arrested in Connection with Attack on US Base in Syria that Injured 4 Troops; Russia Indicates Captured Vets Face Trial as Death Penalty Looms and US Grasps for Details and more ->
Task & Purpose: The Army’s top enlisted leader went to Reddit for soldiers’ ideas on fixing the service’s biggest problems The Sergeant Major of the Army turned to Reddit to ask soldiers for their help fixing issues with Army culture. One suggestion: “Cut back on the bullshit.”; The untold history of the US military’s strange law against dueling It remains illegal for troops to engage in duels even though the practice of dueling died out in the United States long ago.; Airman arrested in connection to insider attack on US base in Syria A mysterious explosion in April at a base in northern Syria injured four U.S. troops. Who was behind it? And more ->
By Lucas Reilly, Truly*Adventurous: Ho Chi Bear and the Ravens Dubbed the Ravens, misfit American pilots in Vietnam learned they could fly, fight, and drink as they pleased in a CIA-sponsored secret war. Just one catch: They answered to General Vang Pao.