Tag Archives: Military

Ted Cruz promises no gluten-free meals for military

Alex Wong/Getty Images Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz bashed gluten-free military rations in a Tuesday speech. Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz took a hard line against the military’s top enemy: Gluten-free food. At a Tuesday rally in South Carolina, the Texas Senator vowed to fight against the Pentagon’s culture of “political correctness” — which apparently means nixing special meals for ...

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Turkish Military Targeted in Car Bomb That Killed At Least 28 People

At least 28 people were killed and 61 wounded by a car bomb that went off during evening rush hour near parliament in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. Officials said the bomb had targeted buses carrying military personnel. “We believe that those who lost their lives included our military brothers as well as civilians,” ...

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Kirsten Gillibrand at forefront of Senate showdown over military sexual assault bill

Published: November 17, 2013 8:05 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. listens at a news conference about a bill regarding military sexual assault cases on Capitol Hill in Washington. (July 16, 2013) WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has secured public support from nearly half the Senate, but not enough votes, for her proposal to ...

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Hagel Warns Against Dangers of ‘Hubris’ in Military Might

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned against isolationist rhetoric during a speech at the Global Security Forum Tuesday morning. The secretary of Defense on Tuesday cautioned Americans, including those in Congress, not to ignore the rest of the globe at a time of revolution for the U.S. military. The world’s largest defense infrastructure is changing its weapons, strategies and checkbooks, while ...

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