November 30, 2021 12:50 am

First woman graduates from Army’s sniper school

In the military, they call snipers masters of “one shot, one kill.” Now a female soldier in the Montana Army National Guard has become the first woman to join the elite cadre following her graduation from the Army‘s grueling training course. The soldier, who has not been identified, was selected for the U.S. Army Sniper…

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Texas, Virginia, California tops at securing lucrative defense deals

More defense dollars over the last five years have been spent in California, Virginia and Texas than in any other state. While each of the three states is home to multiple military posts, such as Naval Base San Diego; Fort Hood in Texas and Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia, large defense contracts were the…

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Pentagon chief Austin says U.S. will support Ukraine against Russian aggression

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met Tuesday with Ukrainian leaders to strengthen ties with the country amid ongoing fighting between government forces and the Russia-backed separatists in a conflict that has claimed thousands of lives. Mr. Austin met with Defense Minister Andriy Taran in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, to offer reassurance of U.S. support for the nation’s…

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