Articles Tagged With ‘US Military’

Nazis, Nukes, and the Bible: Vandenberg to stop mixing the three

For two decades Vandenberg’s officers’ training on how to launch nuclear weapons  included instruction on the morality of war with the aid of quotes from the Bible and a former Nazi SS officer. [Truthout] The ethics briefing ended abruptly after... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach Marine severely injured in Afghanistan

A 21-year-old Grover Beach Marine lost his leg in an explosion while serving his second tour of duty in Afghanistan. [SantaMariaTimes] On June 12, Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Cody Elliott was patrolling the Helmand Province when he walked into a... (Continue reading)

Osama bin Laden is dead

Nearly a decade after the September 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden is dead and the United States says it has his body. A U.S. military action conducted in Pakistan resulted in the death of bin Laden, President Barack Obama said... (Continue reading)

The shame of Camp Roberts

The California Army National Guard has come to depend upon Camp Roberts, on the northern tip of San Luis Obispo County, as its primary training facility, but a new investigation reveals a facility in great disrepair amid waste on a... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man fights to clear dad’s military record

For the last 38 years, a Paso Robles man has been fighting to clear the name of his father, a U.S. four-star Air Force general, who was stripped of two stars and relieved of his command for allegedly ordering a... (Continue reading)

Afghanistan 2010

BY DAWN ORTIZ-LEGG It has been a month since our new President made his expected announcement of troop increases for Afghanistan, yet it seems our country (and world) is farther from security and stability than when you-know-who was in office!... (Continue reading)

Bush Administration okayed pitting military against you

By THE EDITORS Was the U.S. military preparing to deploy troops against American citizens in the aftermath of the presidential elections? This Web site reported that possibility a week before voters went to the polls, on October 28, 2008, citing no... (Continue reading)