U.S. Army Withdraws Flawed And Plagiarized Manual About "Cultural Understanding"
The U.S. Army has spiked a new manual explaining non-American cultures to its soldiers. One military expert called the manual “a jumbled mess,” while an anthropologist found that it contained text lifted from a book on religion seen as hostile to Islam and homosexuals.
Con Man Falsely Claimed That Ebola Cleanup Firm Was Working With The Army
“We’re working directly with the U.S. government and the Army Corps of Engineers and the Army,” said Sal Pane, the subject of a recent BuzzFeed News investigation. The Department of Defense has said it has no record of any such work.
Was Bowe Bergdahl A Hero Or Deserter?
After five years in Taliban captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was handed to U.S. forces in Afghanistan, but some who served with the soldier accuse him of desertion. Update: U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said Tuesday that the Army may still pursue desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Vietnam-Era Zippos Engraved With Soldier's Personalities
This collection of Vietnam War lighters was assembled and sourced by Bradford Edwards for his book "Vietnam Zippos" and the 282 lighters were recently available for auction. The engravings range from sentimental to shocking, and together they paint a unique, personalized picture of the U.S. troops during Vietnam.