Day: January 14, 2018

Border Patrol Arrest MS-13 Gang Member

Border Patrol agents arrested an MS-13 gang member on November 7, 2017 in the Laredo sector. The gang member is from El Salvador and was found with a group of six other illegal aliens.

Houston Officer Saves Lives While Battling Cancer

Officer Bert Ramon of the Houston Police Department saved at least 1,000 lives during hurricane Harvey while suffering from stage four cancer. Officer Ramon braved the weather and treacherous conditions putting others before him. Ramon is 55 years old.

Afghan Air Force Must Start Performing It’s Own Maintenance

Currently the Afghan Air Force depends heavily on contractors to maintain their aircraft. This costs a lot of money and they need to become self sufficient. Existing contracts do not include any sort of timeline to transition maintenance responsibilities over the Afghan Air Force. Afghan mechanics only perform about 20 percent of the maintenance.

New Army Deployments Set

Three Army units will deploy in the coming spring and a fourth will deploy this summer. The 10th Mountain Division Headquarters will deploy from New York to Iraq in the spring in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. The 101st Airborne Division Headquarters will deploy from Kentucky to Afghanistan in the spring in support of Operation […]

Chicago Police Wanting Anti-Texting Tools

There are no police departments in the United States capable of knowing immediately after a traffic accident if a driver was texting at the time of the indecent. Chicago police department may become the first to use the technology. They are looking into available technology and be able to go ahead with it.

New Gear for Marines

The Marine Corps is going to set up grunts with the M27 automatic rifle and Marine Corps special forces gear. They are looking into upgrading rifles, scopes, helmets and more. Every M4 in every infantry squad will be replaced with M27 except for squad leaders.