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Lost in Media Outrage over Trump’s Transgender-Military Tweets, Disabled Veteran Expressed Support for Tweets

J.R. Salzman, a U.S. military veteran who lost an arm in the War on Terror, tweeted a series of thoughts on tweets by President Donald Trump on prohibiting transgender recruits from joining the U.S. military. The gist of his tweets were how military members do not want politically-correct recruits alongside them when guns are blazing. […]

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AIM Remembers Memorial Day

We at Accuracy in Media honor Memorial Day and remember those who sacrificed their lives to serve the U.S. in the military. The grilling of hot dogs and hamburgers on Memorial Day can be a tradition for some, but it is also a time to remember the sacrifices of America’s servicemen and servicewomen.

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Female Infantry Marines will Graduate from Boot Camp

From Task and Purpose: Just over a year after Defense Secretary Ash Carter issued a mandate opening previously closed ground combat jobs to women, the Marine Corps expects to see its first female recruits with infantry contracts graduate boot camp, bringing them one step closer to billets in combat arms units. To date, 31 female Marines have […]

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An Unsung Hero of Afghanistan: John I. Smith

A courageous man, indeed. Read it at Task and Purpose: “I would not stop, no matter what the cost, to get him out of harm’s way,” Smith recalled during an award ceremony two years later. “That’s what soldiers do. The warrior ethos states, ‘I will never leave a fallen comrade.’” Smith was wounded himself but […]

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Norway OKs U.S. Military Presence in Conjunction with NATO

Wow…that’s big news for NATO: The U.S.-led NATO alliance will detail plans for its enhanced presence in the Baltics and Poland, where a battalion of U.S. Army cavalrymen will be among the forces deploying to NATO’s eastern flank early next year. “This is credible deterrence,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday. “Concrete proof that […]

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July 2017

7/27/2017 - Lost in Media Outrage over Trump’s Transgender-Military Tweets, Disabled Veteran Expressed Support for Tweets

May 2017

5/29/2017 - AIM Remembers Memorial Day

February 2017

2/9/2017 - Trump Tells U.S. Military He has Their Back, Will Fight Radical Islam

January 2017

1/8/2017 - Female Infantry Marines will Graduate from Boot Camp

1/7/2017 - Veterans Affairs: We’ve Improved Our Medical Centers

November 2016

11/13/2016 - An Unsung Hero of Afghanistan: John I. Smith

11/12/2016 - Op-Ed: Navy Secretary Changes Things for the Sake of Changing Things

11/12/2016 - World War Two Veteran, who became Friends with Little Boy Next Door, Passes Away

October 2016

10/30/2016 - Norway OKs U.S. Military Presence in Conjunction with NATO

10/30/2016 - More Government Waste: Hospital at Fort Bliss is $22 Million Over Budget

10/29/2016 - As Tensions with North Korea Rise, U.S. Sends Armored Brigade to Relieve Other Soldiers

10/29/2016 - U.S. Service Member Killed in Battle of Mosul against ISIS

10/26/2016 - After Fraud, Pentagon Wants Soldiers to Give Back Enlistment Bonuses

10/16/2016 - Yes, the US Army is the Most Overweight Branch, Defense Dept Study Finds

10/15/2016 - American Hero’s Remains are Home: Pilot Defended Trapped Troops in Iraq

10/15/2016 - Stop Saying the Iraq War was a Mistake, says Military Website Writer

September 2016

9/18/2016 - American Professor Remains Missing as Hostage Rescue Mission comes up Empty in Afghanistan

9/10/2016 - Sailor Disciplined for Refusing to Stand for the U.S. Flag

9/8/2016 - Mixed Liberal Media Homepage Coverage on Trump’s National Security Speech

9/1/2016 - Controversial QB Kaepernick to be Greeted by Patriotic ‘Salute to the Military’ by San Diego Chargers

August 2016

8/12/2016 - Among Liberal Networks, Only CBS News covered ISIS Intelligence Manipulation on Website

8/4/2016 - Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Dempsey Blasts Retired Generals Speaking at Conventions

8/2/2016 - Paul Ryan, Mike Pence Release Statements on Captain Humayan Khan

8/2/2016 - ISIS Calls Slain American Muslim Serviceman an “Apostate”

July 2016

7/8/2016 - Study: Veteran Suicides Increased 32% from 2001 to 2014

7/7/2016 - Liberal Media Downplays Obama’s Decision to Keep 8,400 American Soldiers in Afghanistan

June 2016

6/3/2016 - DOJ Decision could lead to Rehire of Fired VA Official

May 2016

5/30/2016 - We Remember Memorial Day

5/25/2016 - Veterans Group Calls for VA Secretary’s Resignation after Wait List-Disney Ride Comparison

5/25/2016 - VA Secretary, on TV, Refused to Apologize for Wait Lines-Disney Ride Remarks

5/23/2016 - Wounded U.S. Veterans Scale Mt. Everest

5/20/2016 - NFL to Pay Back Federal Gov’t some $723,734 for Military Recognition Ceremonies at Games

5/18/2016 - Women in the U.S. Military Draft? House GOP Strips Draft Provision after Outcry

5/10/2016 - Military Officer Removed from Position for Cursing at Employee after Filing an Incomplete Report

5/6/2016 - Oldest American WWII Veteran Passes Away at Age 110

5/3/2016 - U.S. Military Advisor Dies in ISIS Attack

5/2/2016 - Equality in the Draft: Bill to Require Women to Enter into the Military Draft

April 2016

4/30/2016 - Congress: Pentagon, Let Troops Have Their Own Personal Sidearms on Bases

4/29/2016 - McCain Introduces Bill to Allow Veterans to Get Health Care Anywhere

4/29/2016 - White House Won’t Comment on Women Draft Question

4/27/2016 - WATCH: 15 Times Obama Said He Won’t Put Boots on the Ground

4/26/2016 - Obama Sends 250 Troops to Fight ISIS

4/19/2016 - VA Accused of Shredding Documents Needed for Claims

4/19/2016 - Obama to Send 200 Troops, Apache Helicopters to Fight ISIS

4/3/2016 - Tragic: Pentagon says Suicides Among Active-Duty Military is Still High

March 2016

3/31/2016 - Cold War 2.0: Pentagon Outlines Plan to Defend Eastern Europe against Russian Aggression

3/30/2016 - Military Families Ordered to Leave Turkey for Safety Reasons

3/22/2016 - Congress Looks to Pass PAWS Act to get PTSD-Suffering Soldiers Service Dogs

3/21/2016 - U.S. Marine Dies in Rocket Attack in Iraq

3/14/2016 - Congress to Push for Medals for WWII’s Ghost Army which Fooled the Nazis

3/13/2016 - Survey: Active Marines Not Fans of Opening All Combat Roles to Women

3/11/2016 - Two Wounded Warrior Executives Fired Amid Probe of Lavish Spending

3/10/2016 - U.S. Soldiers at Fort Bragg Taught about White Privilege

3/3/2016 - State Dept Walks Back Afghan Visa Rules after Outcry

February 2016

2/25/2016 - Two Years Later, VA Inspector General May Be Sitting on Wait Time Reports

2/19/2016 - Green Beret Could Be Forced Out of U.S. Army after Protecting Child from Rapist

2/19/2016 - Footage Released of Iraq War Veteran Being Beaten by Assailants

2/12/2016 - Homeless Army Veteran’s Funeral Attended by Several Hundred People

2/11/2016 - Mike Lee, GOP Senator, to Introduce Bill to Stop Women from Being Entered into the Draft

2/11/2016 - Reporter Takes Issue with State Dept on Handling of Afghan Interpreters and Waiting Lists

2/11/2016 - US Army Orders 500 Troops Back to Afghanistan

2/6/2016 - 7 VA Hospitals Flagged for Veterans’ Suicides

2/3/2016 - Military Draft May Be Opened Up to Women

January 2016

1/26/2016 - Air Force Clears Use of Guns on Base after Chattanooga Shooting

1/22/2016 - US Troops can Fight ISIS, Officially

1/21/2016 - Ted Cruz seeks to Stop Joint U.S.-Cuba Exercises

1/14/2016 - U.S. General says Obama is Ignoring Reality, America has Boots on the Ground

1/14/2016 - Military Law Journal: Arm our Soldiers On Base

1/13/2016 - No Timeline for Return of U.S. Sailors Held Hostage by Iran

1/12/2016 - U.S. General Warns that Military will Feel Pressure to Lower Standards for Women

December 2015

12/31/2015 - Iran Fires Rockets Near U.S. Navy Warships

12/28/2015 - Obama Uses Special Forces as His ‘Boots on the Ground’

12/10/2015 - To Defeat ISIS, U.S. Must Put Boots on the Ground, say Former Obama Military Advisors

12/1/2015 - Now Obama is Allowing Military Recruiters, Service Members to be Armed

November 2015

11/24/2015 - U.S. Military Ran Out of Ammo in Hitting ISIS Truck Convoy

11/11/2015 - John McCain: “Shameful” that Hillary Clinton Politicized VA Scandal before Veterans Day

11/5/2015 - Report: Iran Killed at least 200 U.S. Troops in Iraq

October 2015

10/23/2015 - U.S. Loses First Soldier in Anti-ISIS Fight during Rescue Mission

10/23/2015 - U.S. Army will have Fired 120,000 Soldiers between 2010 and 2017, Report says

10/23/2015 - Obama Vetoes Bill that would give U.S. Soldiers a Pay Raise

10/13/2015 - Women could be Required to Enter the Draft if Combat Roles are Integrated

September 2015

9/29/2015 - Veterans’ Affairs Officials Gamed System, Wrote Selves Checks

9/25/2015 - Congressman Calls for Reinstatement of Green Beret who Stood Up to Afghan Child Molester

9/25/2015 - Pentagon could leave US Troops in Afghanistan Beyond 2016

9/22/2015 - Pentagon Official Admitted Off Record that Afghan Allies were Sexually Abusing Children

9/21/2015 - The VA Scandal Exacerbated by a Leadership Crisis

9/17/2015 - Marco Rubio: We Don’t Send our Troops out if We Don’t Put Them in a Position to Win First

9/12/2015 - Actor Chris Pratt asked People to #ThankAVeteran on 9/11

9/2/2015 - Dept of Veterans Affairs Decreased Amount of Reviews of Medical Errors since 2010

August 2015

8/25/2015 - 5 Things You Need to Know about the Americans who Stopped a Terrorist

8/24/2015 - American Heroes Awarded French Medal after Thwarting Train Attack

8/7/2015 - Mike Huckabee: The “Military is Not a Social Experiment”

8/3/2015 - Modified Oath of Allegiance to U.S. is Legal, Agency Claims

July 2015

7/30/2015 - Obama Threatens Veto of Making Veterans Affairs Accountable

7/22/2015 - Top Generals are Looking at Arming Recruiters after Chattanooga Attack

7/22/2015 - Obama Belatedly Orders Flag to be Flown at Half-Mast after Congress Led by Example

7/15/2015 - One-Third of U.S. Veterans Applying for Health Care are Already Dead

7/14/2015 - Pentagon’s Focus on Transgender Policy is Criticized by Conservative Family Group

7/14/2015 - VA Warns Congress of Hospital Shutdowns if Budget isn’t Addressed

June 2015

6/23/2015 - Hillary Clinton Criticizes For-Profit Schools, then Takes Money from Them

6/10/2015 - But wasn’t Iraq War over under Obama? Pentagon recommends 400 U.S. Troops to go to Iraq

May 2015

5/28/2015 - U.S. Military transfers Live Anthrax to Lab on Accident

5/25/2015 - Democrats Celebrate Memorial Day with Pic of Obama Eating Ice Cream

5/25/2015 - Happy Memorial Day!

5/18/2015 - U.S. Special Forces kills Top ISIS Leader in Raid

5/12/2015 - Chris Kyle Awarded Texas Medal of Honor by Texas Legislature

5/9/2015 - U.S. Playing Catch-Up on ISIS Social Media Campaign

5/9/2015 - VE Day Celebrated with Old-School Airplane Flyover

April 2015

4/29/2015 - VIDEO: CNN Anchor says U.S. Veterans are Helping in the Baltimore Riots, Apologized Today

4/25/2015 - Boomer Esiason, ex-NFL QB, Blasts Alma Mater’s Decision to Not Screen ‘American Sniper’

4/25/2015 - University of Maryland Cancels Screening of ‘American Sniper’

4/19/2015 - More VA Scandals Emerge in Report

4/14/2015 - China is Building Up Their Navy Quickly, Warns U.S. Military

March 2015

3/27/2015 - VIDEO: Retired General says White House Knew Bergdahl Deserted His Post

3/27/2015 - VIDEO: Bergdahl is “Lucky” No One is Talking about the Death Penalty for Treason

3/25/2015 - Chuck Norris: Let’s Keep the A-10 Warthog in Service

February 2015

2/27/2015 - Veterans Group proposes Overhaul of Veterans Healthcare

2/12/2015 - GAO warns Veterans’ Healthcare Costs will Skyrocket

2/7/2015 - Pentagon spent over $500,000 on Viagra last year

2/7/2015 - Army awards Purple Hearts to Fort Hood Victims

2/3/2015 - Obama proposes Budget Cuts in Veterans’ Healthcare

January 2015

1/28/2015 - IRS tells U.S. War Veteran that He’s Dead

1/7/2015 - U.S. Training Drone found in the Phillippines

1/6/2015 - Purple Heart, Benefits could be Awarded to Fort Hood Survivors and Family

1/5/2015 - Afghanistan’s President says Obama should “Re-Examine” Troop Withdrawal Deadline

1/4/2015 - Movie Critic: American Sniper a “Jingoistic” War Movie, GOP Platform-Pushing

December 2014

12/27/2014 - Obama touts end of Afghanistan Tour, but Forgets about increasing U.S. Presence in Iraq

May 2014

5/28/2014 - Obama goes to West Point, Talks about Syrian Rebels