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Spicer says McCain owes apology to dead Navy SEAL over criticism of mission

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, Wednesday defended the deadly commando raid in Yemen last month, labeling the mission a success and saying anyone who sees it otherwise owes the Navy SEAL  killed during the raid an apology. Spicer was asked by a reporter– who mentioned Sen. John McCain’s earlier comments about the raid—and

Trump: Military Depletion ‘Not Going to Happen Anymore’

Kathryn Blackhurst, At MacDill Air Force Base, president makes vow to ‘never, ever let’ down U.S. servicemen. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his commitment to keeping the homeland safe and pledged his administration’s “100 percent” support in rebuilding the U.S. military during an address Monday at the headquarters of United States Central Command (CENTCOM) in Tampa, Florida. During his

Mattis Waiver Confirmed by Senate

Justin Holcomb, The waiver required for Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis to become the next Secretary of Defense was passed through the Senate on Thursday.  Mattis answered questions during his hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday morning, hoping to influence legislators to grant him the waiver. Current laws deny military officers from taking cabinet

General James “Mad Dog” Mattis is the front-runner to be Trump’s Secretary of Defense

Recently retired Marine Corps General James “Mad Dog” Mattis is the front-runner to be Secretary of Defense. General David Petraeus is also on the short-list, but both would need a waiver as they haven’t been retired for the required seven years. The retired 4-star Marine Corps general is a leading candidate to become Team Trump’s Secretary

Clinton server tech told FBI of colleagues’ worries about system

A technician hired by Hillary Clinton to run the private email system she used while U.S. secretary of state told investigators he tried to pass on colleagues’ concerns that the system might not comply with records laws, FBI interview summaries show. Bryan Pagliano, the technician Clinton hired when she joined the State Department in 2009,

US Central Command Says Airstrike on Syrian Army Killing 62 Was an Accident

Attack conducted by two F-16 fighter jets and two A10 ground attack aircraft… The United States Central Command released a statement admitting that they hit Syrian Army positions, but claim that they did not intend to target Syrian servicemen in violation of the ceasefire agreement, but were instead targeting Daesh terrorists. US military officials acknowledge

The silly plan to draft Gen. Mattis shows what’s wrong with GOP

Warrior Monk is not going to be President Monk. So what’s up with the drive to draft him? Retired four-star Gen. James Mattis — known as “warrior monk” to some, “mad dog” to others — is the latest supposed white knight being floated to save the Republican Party from itself. But while the brilliant Marine