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'Triple Nickels' Veteran Retired 1st Sgt. Manuel Rucker Dies

'Triple Nickels' Veteran Retired 1st Sgt. Manuel Rucker Dies

Members of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, or 'Triple Nickels,' are briefed before takeoff from Fort Dix, N.J., in this file photo from 1947. (National Archives) One of the nation's first black paratroopers, retired 1st Sgt. Manuel ..., 3 days ago

Riggers' Care Keeps Parachutes Aloft

Riggers of E Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, work in the main packing facility packing parachutes for the Airborne and Ranger Training Batalion on Fort Benning. (U.S. Army photo by Noelle Wiehe) With each ...
 Military.com1 month ago

'Troops of Uncle Vasya': Russia's Airborne Infantry Turns 85

August 2 marks the 85th birthday of Russia's airborne infantry; these paratroopers, who go by the Russian acronym VDV, are considered an elite force capable of deploying behind enemy lines "out of nowhere" within minutes. The VDV inRussia is seen ...
 Sputnik2 months ago World War 3 watch: US and Russia prepare Arctic strike forces hours ago US-NATO War Games on Russia's Doorstep, Russia's Military Drills and Deployments  Global Research2 months ago

Airborne assault drills at Galati Smardan shooting range as part of NATO multinational exercise

Troops from Italy, Spain and the U.S. Land Forces will perform a parachuting drill on Wednesday, on the Galati County Smardan shooting range, as part of the Swift Response 15 exercise, the U.S. Embassy informs.According to the cited source, the ...
 ACTMedia.eu1 month ago Swift Response 15 multinational military exercise started at the Smardan shooting range  ACTMedia.eu1 month ago

China, Russia Land 400 Marines in First Joint Pacific Amphibious Exercise

Chinese amphibious warship Changbaishan deploys what appear to be several ZBD-05 infantry fighting vehicles as part of Joint Sea 2015 on Aug. 25, 2015. Chinese MoD Photo Chinese and Russian forces conducted a first-ever joint amphibious exercise ...
 USNI1 month ago
McChord Air Force Base

62nd AW delivers at JFEX

Staff Sgt. Andrew Wagner (right), 7th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, loads a Stryker from the 7th Infantry Division into a C-17 Aug. 6, 2015, at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., during a Joint Operation Access Exercise. The Strykers where loaded into ...
 McChord Air Force Base1 month ago

Russia and United States Square Off Over Arctic

The U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker Polar Star. File Photo: U.S. Coast Guard By David Axe Oct 5 (Reuters) President Barack Obama's recent trip to Alaska helped draw attention to global climate change and to the national-security tensions ...
 GCaptain6 hours ago

Russia and America prep forces for Arctic war

Sailors aboard the USS Seawolf remove ice from the hull after surfacing at the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean, July 30, 2015. U.S. NAVY/Handout President Barack Obama's recent trip to Alaska helped draw attention to global climate change — and ...
 Reuters1 day ago COLUMN-Russia and America prep forces for Arctic war  AlertNet9 hours ago
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The Weird World Of Military Nicknames

It's common enough in civvy street, but it seems that it's definitely standard issue in the British military. For decades, service personnel have had their names changed the moment theyve arrived at their first military unit. Usually by a smart-alec ...
 Forces TV19 hours ago

Hybrid Warfare the Conflict in Ukraine and the War against ISIS

Brigadier Ben Barry will give a talk at Arundel House on the key contours and military dynamics of both the Ukrainian conflict and the ISIS insurgency. He will be analysing the emerging military lessons of the conflicts and the military challenges ...
 IISS3 days ago
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