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HOW A BHAM EXEC PLANS TO BREAK INTO ALABAMA’S STACKED LINEUP OF DEFENSE Alabama has long been known for its hefty contributions to the nation’s defense industry, but historically, most of the state’s major operations called places like Huntsville, Anniston or Montgomery home. As contracts continue to pour out of the Pentagon and elsewhere, Alabama…

Sheriff’s K-9s put to work immediately


WAYNESBORO, Ga — Axle and Leo had barely recuperated from a month-long training class in Savannah when they were immediately put to work on their first big assignment: locating a murder suspect. Axle, a 2-year-old German Shepherd, and Leo, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, are the Burke County Sheriff’s Office first K-9s. For the past month,…

Military dog cute

The Rover Oaks Pet Resort in Houston, Texas is doing its part to help our nation’s heroes. Earlier this month, the resort wrapped up it’s sixth annual Operation: War Dogs fundraiser to help the nonprofit organization Mission K9. “We have supported a lot of different organizations over the years,” Rover Oaks owner Steve Smith said….

U.S. Army Approves Special Forces Women Selection

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FORT BRAGG, N.C. — According to a report from Shadowspear, the US Army has officially approved the admission of two female officers into the Special Forces Assessment and Selection (SFAS) course. SFAS, after completing Airborne School, is the first step in the Special Forces pipeline. “Two females met the requirements for SFAS and were nominated…

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