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United States forces have killed a senior Islamic State commander and captured his wife during a raid in Syria. NY Daily News reports: Defense Secretary Ash Carter identified the militant as Abu Sayyaf, who was in charge of oil fields — a key source of revenue for the terrorist group. No U.S. forces were killed […]

Dr. Olivia Hooker, the first African-American woman to actively enroll in the U.S. Coast Guard, was honored last week with not one, but two commemorative namesakes at the Guard’s training facilities. The 100-year-old pioneer was honored in Staten Island at the USCG station on Thursday. A dining hall in the facility was named after Dr. Hooker, […]

A guilty verdict was reached this week in the “American Sniper” trial. A jury convicted Eddie Ray Routh for the double murder of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield in a matter of hours on Tuesday. Routh, a former Marine, shot Kyle and his friend in the backs at a Texas gun range in February 2013. The […]

Is there anywhere Kim Kardashian hasn’t been yet? The 33-year-old reality starlet recently made a trip to Abu Dhabi, and while she was there, she was able to visit the U.S. troops and tour their base. Wearing a shapely beige jumpsuit with a forest green top to match the color of the troops’ camouflage outfits, […]

Looks like the U.S. Army had a change of heart. Following reports that the use of the term “negro” was deemed acceptable when referring to African-American or black service members in regulation AR 600-20, the military branch removed the word from its command policy. The change happened just 24 hours after the word was discovered. […]

So this is happening. The U.S. Army has OK’d the use of the word “Negro” to describe black or African-American personnel, according to a newly published regulation obtained by CNN. The Army confirmed the language is contained in the October 22 “Army Command Policy,” known as regulation AR 600-20. The regulation is periodically updated but […]

Following the Pentagon’s announcement that they received thousands of sexual assault reports last year, an Army staff sergeant is being accused of sexually assaulting at least 12 female soldiers since 2011. Court documents reveal that Staff Sgt. Angel M. Sanchez assaulted at least one woman while he was deployed to Afghanistan and others more recently while he served as a drill sergeant. […]

Barack Obama can’t seem to catch a break. A mall in Indiana decided to air a video billboard depicting the president sporting a poorly photo-shopped Hitler mustache with the words “Impeach Obama.” According to Cornerstone, the sign’s owner claims that it was a paid advertisement and doesn’t support the views of any of the businesses in the […]