Archives for June 2016

Retired U.S. Military Dog Reunited with Handler

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Not all of America’s heroes walk on two legs. In fact, U.S. Military dogs are some of the country’s most important soldiers overseas. From sniffing for bombs to keeping soldiers company, America’s canine troops provide a valuable skill set that no other soldier can. Unfortunately, many service dogs are separated from their military handlers when…

Former Navy SEAL defeats incumbent congressman

Scott Taylor

RICHMOND, Va. — Former U.S. Navy SEAL Scott Taylor defeated incumbent Rep. Randy Forbes in the Republican Primary for Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District. The district includes much of the defense-heavy Hampton Roads area, including Naval Station Norfolk, the largest naval base in the world. “Washington is broken and we need a fresh start,” Taylor told…

U.S. Army Special Operations Command announces winners of 2016 Best Warrior Competition

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FORT BRAGG, North Carolina — Every year, the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) holds its Best Warrior Competition. Described by the Army as “the Super Bowl of competitions,” the four-day contest, tests elite soldiers ability to conquer urban warfare simulations, board interviews, physical fitness tests, written exams, and battle drills relevant to today’s…

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