Category Army

Sources: U.S. Investigating Ex-Green Beret For Venezuela Raid

Sources: US investigating ex-Green Beret for Venezuela raid AP · by JOSHUA GOODMAN · May 6, 2020 MIAMI (AP) — A former Green Beret who has claimed responsibility for an ill-fated military incursion into Venezuela is under federal investigation for arms trafficking, according to current and former U.S. law enforcement officials. The investigation into Jordan Goudreau is in […]

Trump Taps Point Man To Remove Pentagon Officials Seen As Disloyal

Trump Taps Point Man to Remove Pentagon Officials Seen as Disloyal Foreign Policy · by Jack Detsch, Robbie Gramer · May 6, 2020   In another move aimed at consolidating control over policy and messaging, the Trump administration is sending a White House loyalist to serve in a key Defense Department policy role that officials are worried is […]

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Reportedly Once Told The US Army’s Top Special Forces General ‘You Absolutely Suck’ At Artificial Intelligence

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt reportedly once told the US Army’s top special forces general ‘you absolutely suck’ at artificial intelligence Business Insider · by Tyler Sonnemaker Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt told the US special forces’ top general “you absolutely suck at machine learning,” The New York Times reported Saturday. The comments came in 2016 during Schmidt’s push […]

U.S. Denies Involvement In Alleged Venezuela Invasion Attempt As Details Remain Murky

U.S. denies involvement in alleged Venezuela invasion attempt as details remain murky By Karen DeYoung,  Anthony Faiola and  Alex Horton  May 6, 2020 at 11:44 a.m. EDT The Washington Post Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that “there was no United States government direct involvement” in an apparent attempt to invade Venezuela early this […]

2 U.S. ‘Mercenaries’ Captured In Foiled Kidnapping Plot, Maduro Says

2 US ‘mercenaries’ captured in foiled kidnapping plot, Maduro says · by @EDeMarche Video Fox News Flash top headlines for May 4 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Nicolás Maduro, the embattled leader […]

Trump Taps Private Equity Executive For Top Special Operations Job

David Maxwell Comment:  “Here is his Linkedin profile.   Here is his Cerberus Capital Management company profile:   Interestingly he is graduate of the US Air Force Academy but served 8 years as a Navy SEAL.   Recall this article when the rumor of Louis Bremer’s nomination for ASD SO/LIC was floated last September. ‘Tequila-drinking Navy SEAL’ in the running […]

DIA Experiment Shows Artificial Intelligence Can Outperform Human Analysts In A Key Area: But, A Clever, Sick-And-Twisted Adversary, Denial & Deception Still Trumps AI

DIA Experiment Shows Artificial Intelligence Can Outperform Human Analysts In A Key Area; But, A Clever, Sick-And-Twisted Adversary, Denial & Deception Still Trumps AI      Patrick Tucker’s posted an April 29, 2020 article, “Artificial Intelligence Outperforms Human Analysts In A Key Area,” to the national security and technology website,      […]

Trump Pushes Advisers To Pull Troops From Afghanistan Due To COVID-19

Trump pushes advisers to pull troops from Afghanistan due to COVID-19 NBC News · by Carol E. LeeCarol E. Lee is an NBC News correspondent. · April 27, 2020 WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has pushed his military and national security advisers in recent days to pull all U.S. troops out of Afghanistan amid concerns about a major […]

Eight Leadership Lessons From The Navy Carrier Captain’s Case

Eight leadership lessons from the Navy carrier captain’s case · by Charlie Dunlap, J.D. · April 27, 2020 USS Theodore Roosevelt Last Friday the media reported that Navy leaders are recommending reinstatement for Captain Brett Crozier, the former commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (Roosevelt) who was relieved from command for the way he handled the COVID-19 outbreak aboard his ship. […]

Meet The Real Life Green Beret That ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ Turned Into A Playable Character

Meet the real life Green Beret that ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ turned into a playable character · by James Clark · April 22, 2020 Tu Lam can now add “video game character” to a list that includes “veteran,” “operator,” “martial artist,” “entrepreneur,” “instructor” and “all-around badass.” As a child, Lam fled the communist government of Vietnam […]