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  • Police departments should reduce their military supplies

    Among the more jarring images to come out of the Ferguson fiasco were the photos of local police officers clad in military helmets, camouflage uniforms and other combat-style gear arrayed on the street in military formation, carrying M4 carbine assault...
  • Defense Bill Has Billions For Subs, Planes, Copters Made In Connecticut

    Defense Bill Has Billions For Subs, Planes, Copters Made In Connecticut
    WASHINGTON — The massive defense authorization bill that's making its way through Congress is an early Christmas present for Connecticut's defense contractors, containing billions of dollars for submarines, helicopters and other weaponry made by...
  • Boca resident to receive highest civilian honor Congress bestows

    Boca resident to receive highest civilian honor Congress bestows
    A city resident will be among the 40 founding members of the Civil Air Patrol who will receive the Congressional Gold Medal this week — the highest honor Congress bestows on civilians. After Wednesday's ceremony in Washington, D.C., the name of...
  • As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized

    As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized
    As Russian forces were drawing back from a swift and violent incursion into Ukraine this fall, Moscow was delivering another powerful military statement many miles to the north. A new 40-foot Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile, capable of...
  • Next challenge for Newport News shipyard: Keeping carrier Kennedy within budget

    Next challenge for Newport News shipyard: Keeping carrier Kennedy within budget
    NEWPORT NEWS — Some businesses use suggestion boxes for employees' ideas. At Newport News Shipbuilding, where everything is bigger, one such box has 60,000 ideas, and the shipyard plans to use every one. That's because the job ahead is...
  • Iraqi leader asks Chuck Hagel for more U.S. airstrikes, arms

    Iraq’s leaders told Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that local security forces want an increase in airstrikes and American-made weaponry in their fight to defeat Islamic State militants. The appeal by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi...
  • Windsor Locks High Grad Named Commander Of USS McFaul

    Windsor Locks High Grad Named Commander Of USS McFaul
    Windsor Locks native Michael J. Gunther was named the new commander of the USS McFaul, a guided-missile destroyer, last week in a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. Gunther, a 1981 graduate of Windsor Locks High School, took over from Commander Lester...
  • Langley Air Force Base to conduct exercise Thursday

    Langley Air Force Base will conduct a base-wide exercise Thursday to test preparedness for crisis management and aircraft-related incidents, according to a statement from the base. The exercise will activate emergency response teams including first...
  • The Christmas gifts we really want? They just don't exist

    The Christmas gifts we really want? They just don't exist
    At this point, we all know the true meaning of Christmas. That kid from Peanuts — the one with the blanket — gives us a lecture every year when we watch "A Charlie Brown Christmas." And we see the Grinch's preposterous decision to not make...
  • The militarized divide

    This shattered nation. "Eric Garner was overweight and in poor health. He was a nuisance to shop owners who complained about him selling untaxed cigarettes on the street. When police came to arrest him, he resisted. And if he could repeatedly say, 'I...
  • A 360-degree view from the cockpit of a fighter jet

     
    See what it’s like to ride in the cockpit of a F-5 fighter jet as the Swiss Air Force aerobatic team, Patrouille Suisse, flies in formation over the Alps in a series of 360° videos by panoramic photographer Dominik Baumann.   Baumann flew with the...