U.S. Military

MacArthur optimistic as Trump offers fresh take on Afghanistan

President Donald Trump laid out a new road map for victory in Afghanistan on Monday night, Save Jerseyans, and Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) is feeling bullish. “The President’s strategy for Afghanistan will protect our homeland, support our troops, and prevent terror groups from establishing safe havens in Afghanistan,” the two-term congressman said in a […]

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Motorcade to escort Marine killed in plane crash home to N.J.

COLTS NECK — A U.S. Marine from New Jersey, who was among 16 service members killed when a military plane crashed earlier this month, will be transported home Monday by several motorcycle clubs and veteran organizations. The Strength and Honor Motorcycle Club of New Jersey will escort the body of 20-year-old Cpl. Dan Baldassare, of […]

Army Forces Troops, Civilians To Attend Transgender Sensitivity Training

The Army is now holding mandatory transgender sensitivity training for officers, non-commissioned officers and civilians. As part of the Pentagon’s attempt to create an accepting environment for transgenders, the Army held a session Tuesday teaching officers and others how to implement existing military policy, particularly how to “assist soldiers who have a medical diagnosis indicating […]

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakewood will be first to get Air Force refueling jets

The United States Air Force has selected Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL) to be the first military installation to to sequence its new KC-46A refueling jets, according to an announcement by Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-4) The KC-46A is the first phase of a 3-phase effort to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging tanker fleet. With more refueling capacity […]

MDW ’17: Rullo criticizes Booker for visiting prisons instead of VA hospitals

Cory Booker (D-Twitter) is well known for his exploits on behalf of freezing dogs and drug addicts, Save Jerseyans, but what has he done for America’s military veterans lately? One of this year’s five Republican candidates for governor – social media activist Joseph Rudy Rullo – complained to his Facebook following ahead of the Memorial Day […]

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Obama Appointees Still Running the Show at Trump’s VA

Obama-era appointees remain in top posts at the Department of Veterans Affairs three months into Donald Trump’s presidency. This includes disgraced former undersecretary for benefits Allison Hickey, who is now helping choose her successor, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned. Then-candidate Trump called the VA the “most corrupt” and “most incompetently run” […]

Trump’s Strike On Syria Reminds China ‘The US Is Still The World’s Preeminent Power’

President Donald Trump’s decision to strike Syria sent a powerful message to a number of world leaders, including Chinese President Xi Jinping, the president’s dinner guest during the bombing. The Syrian regime reportedly used chemical weapons Tuesday against innocent civilians, killing women and children at a hospital. In response, the Trump administration called for the […]