Category Archives: Military

Manchester VA Director, Chief of Staff Removed Pending Investigation

Two top officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Manchester have been removed pending a review of conditions alleged by a Boston Globe report detailing unsanitary operating rooms and allegations of substandard care. Medical Center Director Danielle Ocker will … Continue reading

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I Don’t Recall Jeanne Shaheen Caring About the Chinese Navy Before Trump Was President

During the two-hour confirmation hearing, both Republicans and Democrats raised concerns about the Navy’s effectiveness and its ability to quickly expand the U.S. fleet. Still, [Richard V.]Spencer, a finance executive and former Marine, seems headed for confirmation. … Sen. Jeanne … Continue reading

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WATCH: President Trump Picks Up Marine’s Fallen Hat

President Barack Obama saw the Marines who were stationed at the White House and flew his choppers as nothing more than servants. In one famous incident, Obama made a Marine at the White House hold an umbrella over his head … Continue reading

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Black Hawk Helicopter Training In Nashua NH

NASHUA, NH — Black Hawk helicopters descended on Nashua Wednesday for training exercises involving the FBI, National Guard, local police and first responders. The helicopters are from the Massachusetts Air National Guard, | More… | Patch

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Dems view vets as strong candidates in bid to retake House

Looking ahead to next year’s elections, Democrats are trying to recruit at least two dozen military veterans to challenge Republican incumbents. They argue that candidates with military on their resumes appeal to independent voters and can help the party break … Continue reading

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SOC is Testing Airborne Direct Energy Weapons

The directed energy weapon is “rapidly moving” from the conceptual to the practical, he said in late March. Webb recently visited MIT Lincoln Labs to view its advancements, and saw Naval Sea Systems Command Dahlgren’s latest efforts to network all … Continue reading

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