Military News Updates: 4/29/10
Top Military news headlines today include reports of Pakistani Taliban leader Mehsud now believed to have a survived US missile strike and the integration of women aboard US Naval Submarines.
ISLAMABAD — Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud is now believed to have survived a U.S. missile strike earlier this year, but has lost clout within the militant network, a senior intelligence official said Thursday.
A 42-year-old man is accused of falsely claiming he was awarded some of the military’s most prestigious honors and wearing bogus medals while on active duty at official military functions.
Laura Bush is suggesting she, her husband and several aides were poisoned during a 2007 visit to Germany for the G8 summit, one of several new details in the former first lady’s forthcoming memoir, “Spoken From the Heart.”
Violence in Afghanistan is up nearly 90 percent from this time last year, according to a new Pentagon report submitted to Congress Wednesday.
Women to serve on US Navy Submarines
Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called on America’s foundations and philanthropists to actively reach out in service of the nation’s veterans this week, saying time is of the essence.
Legislation has been introduced by Congress member Gary Ackerman to fix a broken appeals process that is denying more than 200 war veterans the chance to appeal for their benefits after missing “a rigid and arbitrary deadline” set by the U.S.?Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims, known as the Veterans Court.
Reports of terror spikes in Afghanistan and Pakistan as well as a look at terror attacks around the rest of the world.
This place was a cannery, for many years pumping out thousands and thousands of cans of fruit every day. But for one year, during Taliban control of Kandahar, it was something very different. This cavernous, and now eerie storage area became a prison, hell for a 1,000 men.
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