Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's new military blimps. The U.S. military base at Aberdeen Proving Ground will be launching two blimps that will become permanent fixtures in the sky over Maryland. On a clear day, someone can see it from 50 miles away. The U.S. military says the blimps will be looking for anti-ship cruise missiles, unmanned aircraft, and swarming boats.
In what many consider a stunning upset, the Senate struck down a proposal to stop a Republican-led filibuster designed to stop abortions from being performed on U.S. military bases.
OKLAHOMA CITY, April 4 - Feed the Children today announced the formation of The Emergency Military Family Fund to assist in the war at home for thousands of American military families who have been plunged into instant poverty while their breadwinners are away fighting for freedom.