Category Archives: US military

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Dead at the age of 84

RIP😪🙏🏽 This hits hard. BREAKING Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies from COVID complications.His family said he was fully vaccinated against the disease: @RebeccaShabad, @NBCNews #ColinPowellhttps://t.co/p5vgf3ij5l https://t.co/47bE85B4zS pic.twitter.com/5zNmnnbKCy — Shomari Stone (@shomaristone) October 18, 2021 General Colin Powell understood … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Remembering Our Veterans

Today is Veterans Day. We remember those who put on the uniform, and who have risked their lives for this country.  https://youtu.be/_2gk_WZmg7Y  

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Wednesday Open Thread | Donald Trump’s hiring freeze has forced at least two Army bases to indefinitely suspend some child care programs

A federal civilian hiring freeze ordered by President Donald Trump has forced at least two Army bases to indefinitely suspend some child care programs. Officials at Fort Knox, Kentucky, notified families Feb. 17 of the suspension to the on-base part-day … Continue reading

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