Rick Rogers – Military Headline News
- Don’t plan on kicking back with a cold one this year to watch the Blue Angels or Thunderbirds.
Those flying acts along with the Army’s Golden Knights are trimming their calendars.
In fact, sequestration threatens to cancel nearly 200 shows this spring and summer across the nation.
- Are you sure he’s on our side?
Afghanistan President Karzi has accused the United States of conspiring with — of all people — the Taliban.
He claims two want his nation to believe that violence will surge if coalition troops leave Afghanistan in 2014.
How that helps the US the Afghanistan president didn’t say.
- Some of our National Guardsmen are really struggling.
Since fighting began in Iraq and Afghanistan, nearly twice as many Texas Army National Guardsmen have killed themselves than died in combat. According to the Austin American-Statesman.
Last year the newspaper reported that 1 in 3 state veterans on disability committed suicide or died of a drug overdose.
Rick Rogers is a defense reporter based in San Diego.