The Canadian Forces are explaining a dramatic increase in the number of sexual-assault reports last year as proof that efforts to crack down on such illicit behaviour in the military are having a positive impact — and not that there have been more actual crimes.
Military prosecutors are now assessing “all possible options to ensure that any impacted cases move forward expeditiously and are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law,” MacGregor said in a statement to The Canadian Press.
Despite countless Veterans explaining how service dogs have made a huge difference in their lives, the Trudeau government keeps saying no.
A group of Canadian veterans is expected on Parliament Hill on Thursday to protest what they call unfair treatment at the hands of the federal government, including Minister of Veterans Affairs Seamus O’Regan.
According to the Associated Press, the heads of Fort Drum accepted the second lieutenant’s resignation on Monday for “conduct unbecoming of an officer.”
One of the world’s leading tech developers, Google, says it will no longer develop artificial intelligence programmes for the military once the current contract expires. This comes on the heels of internal resignations over military work along with a protest letter from other employees.
The federal government is considering whether to foot the bill for the construction of affordable housing units as part of a fresh push to help military veterans get off the streets, documents obtained by The Canadian Press indicate.
Following last week’s passing of an amendment to a US Senate defense bill which prohibits Turkey from buying Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jets, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that the country will go elsewhere if the US thwarts the sale.
Apparently Turkey isn’t aware there’s a new sheriff in town who speaks A-rab:
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the United States Marine Corps to drop two Islamophobic and anti-Arab books from a recommended reading list on its official website.
CAIR asked the Marine Corps to remove any reference to and perceived endorsement of the factually-incorrect and Islamophobic books, “The Truth About Muhammad: The Founder of the World’s Most Intolerant Religion,” by Robert Spencer, and “The Arab Mind,” by Raphael Patai from the Marine Corps University Research Library website’s Military Reading Lists page, which links to the “HQMC Civilian Marine Reading Lists.”
Not only are the younger generation of Americans becoming dumber and more inclined to accept socialism as a great system to live in and to hate their country, but they are also worthless and weak when it comes to fitness for service in the armed forces.
A high school student in Nebraska was given an ultimatum by the school’s principal; either she could remove her Army sash, or she would not be given a diploma. The controversial decision has led to the school being highly criticized and called unpatriotic. Megan Pohlmeier was planning to graduate in May and to celebrate the occasion she wanted to wear her Army sash which she was given by her recruiter at the Grand Island Office in Nebraska.
Remember when a student who joined the military was a source of pride for the school?
I heard Kathleen is getting everyone in Ontario one of these for Winter Holiday.
One of the Russian Army’s newest ground vehicles is also its smallest. The TTM-1901 “Berkut” snowmobile is designed to support Russian forces operating north of the Arctic Circle. The snowmobile will have a starring role in Russia’s upcoming annual Victory in Europe Day parade as Moscow shows off new cold weather weapons and vehicles.
The bill includes measures to ensure victims have a right to information about their case and get new protections from intimidation and retaliation. It also abolishes summary trials and provides for ways to present victim impact statements.
Bill C-77 would also make it so the circumstances of Indigenous offenders have to be considered in sentencing if jail time is on the table, and introduces a victim liaison officer.
Semi-autonomous drone swarms that launch and recover from flying motherships are becoming a reality and that should terrify America’s enemies.
I’m thinking Terminator plus Minority Report. Coming soon to a city near you.
Though the Forces have a team of dedicated social media staffers, the comments have become so toxic at times that one member of the public observed the “comment section around here reads like a Sons of Odin chat room,” a reference to a far-right, anti-immigration group.