Russian President Vladimir Putin is making sure the world knows he’s not the one to be effed with. Aside from being named the most powerful person alive by Time Magazine, Putin was just awarded a ninth Dan ranking in Taekwondo by Choue Chung-won, the president of the World Taekwondo Federation. A Dan measures proficiency in a martial […]

It’s Veterans Day and while we honor the men and women who have put their lives on the line for this country, the internet was busy doing something that it rarely does — restoring our faith in humanity. World War II veteran Harold Jellicoe Percival died at a nursing home on Oct. 25. The 99-year-old […]

Just weeks before a defense bill with provisions to tackle sexual assaults in the military is set to hit the Senate floor, new Pentagon figures are showing that those same reports have increased sharply during the last fiscal year. According to the New York Times, there were 3,553 sexual assault complaints reported to the Defense […]

If you need proof that miracles happen everyday, look no further than baby Isabella Poole. Isabella’s mother, Rachel Poole, was attacked in her Texas home last week while on FaceTime with her deployed military husband. A man who owed Justin Pele Poole money entered the home and stabbed the pregnant woman multiple times. Doctors determined […]

In the wake of a high-profile trial involving a female Navy midshipman who accused three Naval Academy football players of rape, the U.S. military is coming under fire for how they handle accusations and the alleged victims. As many as 26,000 service members said they were the targets of unwanted sexual contact last year, but only 3,374 incidents […]

The Obama administration wasted no time using drones after Obama’s counterterrorism speech last week.  Earlier today, a U.S. drone strike killed at least six suspected militants in Pakistan, making this the first of such attacks since President Obama laid out his new guidelines for the use of drones. The attack on Chashma village near Miranshah, the main town […]

This just made our day! One little girl from the Tampa Bay area just got a memorable moment of a lifetime at a Rays’ baseball game. Her father, who had been stationed in Afghanistan for the past two years, Lieutenant Colonel Will Adams, sent a video message to his 9-year-old daughter Alayna on the big screen, but […]

Is shit really about to hit the fan? DETAILS: North Korea Blocks South Korean Workers From Crossing The Border  The North Korea army said that it had final approval to launch “merciless” military strikes on the United States that involved the possible use of “cutting-dge” nuclear weapons. The General Staff of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) […]

Is North Korea trying to intimidate the world? DETAILS: WTF! North Korea Rockets Ready To Hit U.S. Bases On Tuesday, the country announced they plan to restart a nuclear reactor that has been closed since 2007, however, they’re claiming they were seeking deterrent capacity rather than repeating recent threats to attack South Korea and the United States. The […]

I remember the exact moment that I, the daughter of an officer in the US Air Force, found out that I would be moving to South Korea with my family. Ignorantly, the first thought that crossed my mind was whether or not I was going to be the only black girl there. I was nervous […]

UPDATE: 9:20 AM EST Another marine has been claimed by the explosion at the Nevada military facility, pushing the fatality count to seven.  This story is developing. ———— UPDATE: 8:45 AM EST NBC is reporting that six U.S. Marines have been killed and eight were wounded during the live-fire exercise at a Nevada military facility. […]

Sources say that President Barack Obama has some good news for us during tonight’s State of the Union Address. DETAILS: Homecoming! Obama Might Bring All U.S. Troops Back From Afghanistan By 2014!  Obama will announce his plan to bring 34,000 U.S. troops home from Afghanistan within a year, two people familiar with his remarks said. That […]