U.S. Withdrawing Patriot Missiles from Turkey

The U.S. Army will withdraw two Patriot air defense missile batteries and their approximately 300 support personnel from Turkey in October, according to a joint announcement by the U.S. embassy in Ankara and the Turkish government.

U.S. to withdraw carrier from Gulf amid Obama budget cuts

The United States’ air strike capabilities against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) may take a serious hit this fall as the U.S. will be without an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf for the first time since 2007.

U.S. Military Laying Off Thousands

In the next few weeks, the Army is expected to announce 40,000 troop cuts to comply with Congressional budget mandates, along with many thousands more pink slips for civilian support staff.

Iran and U.S. Forces Share Military Base in Iraq

The U.S. military and Iranian-backed Shiite militias are getting closer and closer in Iraq, even sharing a base, while Iran uses those militias to expand its influence in Iraq and fight alongside the Bashar al-Assad regime in neighboring Syria.

Pentagon Gives Pink Slips to Thousands of Soldiers

The Pentagon is laying off thousands of officers due to sequestration budget cuts to the Defense Department, including active those actively serving overseas in Afghanistan.

Obama Seeks $500 Million to Arm Syrian Rebels

President Barack Obama is seeking $500 million from Congress to train and equip “vetted” Syrian rebels as the White House seeks ways to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) in the region.

Homeland Ballistic Missile Defense System Passes Test

The U.S. Military successfully intercepted a target fired from the South Pacific with a rocket launched from California, more than 2,400 miles away marking its latest achievement toward a Homeland Ballistic Missile Defense System, the Pentagon stated on Sunday.

Obama to Dispatch Military Advisers to Iraq

President Obama is preparing to send up to 300 military advisers to aid the Iraqi military. Along with the 275 Obama announced on Thursday, it could place close to 600 additional U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq.

Iraq Request U.S. for Air Support (Video)

Iraq has requested the U.S. for air support to target the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey said during a Congressional hearing yesterday.

Military Blimps Set to Launch in Maryland (Video)

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.

U.S. Trained ISIS at Secret Jordan Base

The United States trained members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Greater Syria) (ISIS) at a secret base in Jordan to combat Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces in Syria. Now, those same forces are fighting in Iraq, according to World Net Daily.

U.S. Developing Quantum Computing

The U.S. Military is developing systems to handle quantum computing that would revolutionize the way information is transmitted and processed, both in scale and speed. However, this technology also could enhance “surveillance technologies far beyond what exists today,” experts warn.

Obama Sends 275 U.S. Troops to Protect Embassy

Up to 275 U.S. military troops were being deployed to Iraq to Iraq to provide support and security to U.S. personnel and the embassy in Baghdad, President Barack Obama informed Congress on Monday.

U.S. Military Bases Within Striking Distance, Iran Says

A top Iranian defense official’s claim that a U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean is now within missile range served both as a threat to American interests and a revelation that, if true, Tehran has doubled its striking distance.

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