Not sure if this is the right place for this topic, so Mods feel free to move if it isn't.
NPR is running a series of stories over the next few weeks on the US Military and TBI's (Traumatic Brain Injury)
The first two articles are up.
The first discusses the groundbreaking research that has...
One has a good outcome, the other not.
Rest in Peace Sir :salute:
Thunderbirds F-16 crashes following Air Force Academy graduation; pilot reported safe
An awesome effort to give back to the community and help those who need it.
Marines guide ‘little buddies’ through grief
Interesting analysis of leadership failures of Union Army General George McClellan and lessons that could be learned.
5 CHARACTERISTICS OF WEAK LEADERS
(And How Not to Be One)
Report: U.S. aircraft carriers’ ‘unchallenged primacy may be coming to a close’
Report can be found...
Two U.S. Navy boats in Iranian custody but crew will be returned ‘promptly’
Could just be people being jittery in the aftermath of Friday's attacks. Have to wait to see if there is anything more.
Air France flight from Washington to Paris diverted to Halifax
Plane lands safely at Halifax Stanfield International Airport just before 11 p.m. AT...
Oshkosh Defense wins major Pentagon contract to build Humvee replacement
Video at link
Shame. Damned shame. Be interesting to find out the results though. :nod:
Astronauts Sent Whiskey, But Even Without Gravity They Can't Raise A Glass
Seems to be a higher than normal incidence of cancer and other illnesses diagnosed in lawyers and staff working on the military tribunals at Guantanamo.
U.S. Navy investigates report of cancer cluster at Guantanamo
Death of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar confirmed by Afghan officials
Some scary prospects if this becomes widely known in the hacker community.
Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It
More at the link
As if fire fighting wasn't difficult enough, now drone hobbyists are creating problems for efforts in fighting forest and brush fires fro the air.
Drones continue to hurt Southern California fire-fighting efforts...
Dude! You only had to take a leak! :facepalm:
In all seriousness though, there has to have been some serious failures in protocols for this guy to be missing for 6 hours.
Soldier on firefighting duty got lost after relieving himself in forest...
Military to allow transgender members to serve openly
- mod edit of thread title to make it more general, given the latest developments -
This could have been posted in Dumbest Criminals, but they weren't intending to commit a crime. And it was only the second dumbest thing I read today, so I gave it a special place.
A Bachelor Party Prank Went Very, Very Wrong When the Cops Responded to the Groom’s ‘Kidnapping’...