U.S. expanding military aid, intelligence in Africa

ShareThis U.S. expanding military aid, intelligence in Africa 25 Jun 2012 The U.S. is carefully expanding efforts to provide intelligence, training and at times small numbers of forces to African nations to help counter terrorist activities in the region, the top American military commander for Africa said Monday. Speaking to a conference that included representatives […]

NORAD Intercepts Two Planes Flying Over Chicago

ShareThis NORAD Intercepts Two Planes Flying Over Chicago 16 Jun 2012 In separate incidents, two small planes flying over Chicago on Saturday were intercepted by an F-15 fighter under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). There is a temporary flight restriction while the First Family is in town for the weekend. Citizens […]

82nd’s Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair removed from job in Afghanistan

(Henry Cuningham)   The Army is investigating Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair, who has been reassigned from Afghanistan back to Fort Bragg, officials said Friday. Earlier this month, Sinclair was removed from his job as the 82nd Airborne Division’s deputy commanding general for support in Afghanistan. He had been deputy commander since July 2010. “This is […]

US special forces go global

(ASIA TIMES)   United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) chief Admiral Bill McRaven and deputy director of Operations, Brigadier General Sean Mulholland, want to establish a worldwide network linking special operations forces of allied and partner nations to combat terrorism, it was recently reported. If created, the network would comprise regional security coordination centers, organized and […]

General restricts war-zone photography

ShareThis General restricts war-zone photography 24 May 2012 Marine commanders in Afghanistan have cracked down on war-zone photography in the wake of two international scandals [war crimes] this year in which U.S. troops were depicted posing with dead Taliban fighters. Rank-and-file personnel assigned to Regional Command Southwest, headquartered here in Helmand province, have been ordered […]

NORAD intercepts 2 aircraft in restricted airspace during G-8 meeting at Camp David

ShareThis NORAD intercepts 2 aircraft in restricted airspace during G-8 meeting at Camp David 19 May 2012 Military aircraft have intercepted two small planes in restricted airspace around Camp David, where world leaders are gathering for an economic summit. The North American Aerospace Defense Command says the two Cessna 172 aircraft were out of radio […]

NATO forces to attend Home Front Command drill in Israel

ShareThis NATO forces to attend Home Front Command drill in Israel 02 Jan 2011 NATO forces are scheduled to participate, for the first time, in a home front drill that will be held in Israel next October. The drill, dubbed “Turning Point 6,” will simulate a massive earthquake leading to wide-scale destruction and large amounts […]

NORAD, Quantico training exercises could create noise

ShareThis NORAD, Quantico training exercises could create noise –NORAD also conducting calibration flights with Department of Homeland Security from 12:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. 03 Nov 2011 (VA) The North American Aerospace Defense Command is conducting another exercise starting late tonight and continuing through Sunday involving jets and low-flying planes. The training flights, coupled with […]

NORAD plans to conduct training flights in Washington region early Thursday

ShareThis NORAD plans to conduct training flights in Washington region early Thursday 14 Sep 2011 The North American Aerospace Defense Command says a series of training flights will be held in the Washington area. NORAD says aircraft will practice interception and identification procedures in the region on Thursday from 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. Civil […]

CIA TOLD NEW YORK TIMES ABOUT 9/11 WARNINGS, COMMAND NEGLIGENCE: NY Times Lied

(SUSAN LINDAUER)   9/11 denialists like to swear smugly that the official 9/11 story must be true, because the government could never keep such an important secret without getting caught. Somebody would spill the beans, right? In fact, a number of us tried. Media watchers should savvy up, as the air waves get blitzed this weekend […]