Quinn Norton

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Donald Trump could ditch his Boeing for Air Force One

His plane might stay at the hangar.<p>Donald Trump says he would consider ditching his Boeing 757, dubbed "Trump Force One," in favor of Air Force One, …

Delta Force: Speed, Surprise and Violence of Action

<i>America’s tip of the spear against terrorism is also its most clandestine Special Operations unit. Created in 1977, Delta Force has mostly been a</i> …

Survey: Most Men in US Special Forces Oppose Adding Women

The recent announcement by the Pentagon to admit women into all military combat roles was widely praised, but a recently released survey reveals most …

Former Delta Force officer reveals 12 leadership lessons he learned in one of the US military's most elite forces

Fury is the pseudonym he uses for his writing, since his time in Delta Force, one of the US's most secretive and elite forces, has required him to conceal his true identity.<p>He made one public appearance, in Hollywood-grade facial prosthetics and colored contact lenses, on "60 Minutes" in 2008 to …

Leadership

When Big Guns Go Down

The US military shipped thousands of defective gun parts to troops, and knew it for years.<p>The Fourth of July 2010 was blood and pain for Sean McMahon.<p>On Independence Day, five years ago, US Army Specialist McMahon was appointed to test a new M2 .50 caliber machine gun recently delivered to his unit …

College Sports: Watch: Texas basketball endures Navy SEALs training | SportsDay

Texas head coach Shaka Smart put the Longhorns through three days of Navy SEAL training, which was shown in a video from the Longhorn Network.<p>Smart …

6 crucial career lessons we can learn from US Navy SEALs

After graduating from DePaul University, earning executive education certificates from Kellogg, Chicago Booth, and DePaul's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, and working as a consultant for a nonprofit agency in Chicago, Joe Musselman became the 16th man in his family to join the US …

24 cultural icons who served in the US military

Some stars, such as Chuck Norris or Elvis Presley, were famously in the armed forces — while others may come as more of a surprise.<p>Check out 23 icons who served in the armed forces, including a baseball great, two famous reclusive novelists, and one "Golden Girl."<p><i>This report was also written by</i> …

My Teen Is a Soldier Now

He just graduated high school in June. He started basic training in October. He is just 18 and he is one of our soldiers now.<p>I never thought I'd be writing those words. Jack grew up on the Westside of Los Angeles amongst the rich and famous. Not that we are either, but let me just say that he had …

US Special Forces in combat: Is it really nothing new for Iraq and Syria?

The United States recently unveiled a new approach in Iraq and Syria it insists is not new at all: special forces will be sent into direct combat. …

Middle East

The U.S. Army Is the World's Most Lethal, For Now

How good are U.S. Army weapons compared to their overseas counterparts? Quite good in many areas, but foreign weapons have some capabilities that …

9 weapon systems that troops absolutely love

Troops in contact with the enemy have a few awesome weapons that they like to hear firing in support. Any weapon firing on the enemy is a good weapon, but these 9 have become hallowed in military culture.

5 key differences between Delta Force and SEAL Team 6

Ralph Stepney's home on a quiet street in north Baltimore has a welcoming front porch and large rooms, with plenty of space for his comfortable …

East London

10 Things Mentally Tough People Do (Advice From a Former Navy SEAL)

Resilience is defined as "the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness."<p>There's no surprise that it's a characteristic of some of the world's most successful people. It's also a required trait to endure and succeed in some of the toughest specialties in the U.S. military.<p>Over on …

Self-improvement

Marine Corps' new helicopter completes its first flight

King Stallion, the U.S. Marine Corps’ brand spanking new helicopter, completed its first flight Tuesday.<p>The Marines’ new helo is incredibly advanced - it will be able to lift a whopping three times more weight than its predecessor.<p>Made by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, the CH-53K King Stallion …

10 phrases Navy SEALs don't say

The most significant difference I've found in the year plus that I've been out of the military is what is considered acceptable and unacceptable in the workplace.<p>In a SEAL Team room, for instance, there are (legal) mementos collected from high-level missions, pictures from past training trips, and …

26 Times Ellen DeGeneres Scared The Crap Out Of Famous People

It's funny watching famous people get scared.

Miley Cyrus

How The Navy SEALs Prepare For Extreme Cold Weather Survival, And How You Can Too

If you want to learn a potentially life-saving action, you need to practice it. And if you need to learn if your clothing and other gear is capable …

Video Shows Raid to Free Hostages from ISIS

Soldiers at Fort Carson, Colorado prepare to load onto a UH-60 Black Hawk from 4th Combat Aviation Brigade during a nighttime air assault training …

Putin's aggression is baffling NATO

But the military display seemed faintly unreal while Russian warplanes were bombing Syrian rebels a few hundred kilometers to the east in a coordinated action with President Bashar al-Assad's armed forces and Iran's Revolutionary Guards.<p>NATO, which waged an air campaign to help Libyan rebels oust …

With Warships, U.S. Navy Challenges China's Man-Made Islands

A retired Navy officer says Chinese maneuvers in the South China Sea are more concerning to the Pentagon than the fight against the self-proclaimed …

The US Navy Academy Presents: Gangnam Style

VET_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>These U.S. sailors celebrated the Navy’s birthday with style — by having the Ganganm dance craze hit the waters! …

These are the 7 most lethal weapons on US Navy ships right now

The Navy has the mission of securing American interests on the ocean, otherwise known as "most of the planet." Here are 7 weapons that help them fight battles across the globe:

Adapt and Overcome

Next<p>Prev<p>Every Marine is a rifleman, but to fight at the tip of our nation's spear requires a mastery of many different weapons. As battlefields …

Will Rousey Bail On Marine Corps Ball?

When news surfaced that Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne were the new mixed martial arts (MMA) power couple, hearts around the world began to break.<p>One …

The U.S. Navy Wants A 'Super Ship'

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U.S. Navy launches salvage operation for El Faro cargo ship | Reuters

MIAMI (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy search and rescue vessel was to leave port in Virginia for the Bahamas on Monday afternoon to search for an American cargo ship that sank in a hurricane earlier this month, a Navy spokesman said.<p>The El Faro is shown in this undated handout photo provided by Tote …

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …