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Veteran to attempt 200 ton weight lift for Fisher House charity


Some people say they support veterans, others attempt to lift 200 tons of to prove it.  James Frick, a military veteran himself, wants to help our injured veterans and their families as much as he can.  To do this, he will be attempting to lift 200 tons of weight in 2 hours on March 4th to raise funds for Fisher House Foundation, which provides […]

Cool Military Finance Infographic


More than 83% service members pay all of their bills on time and have no debts in collection —significantly more than the national population who are more likely to struggle to pay bills, get calls from collectors and consider bankruptcy. Nearly 9 in 10 service members (87%) have savings (excluding retirement). In fact, while almost […]

America’s Change of Command


by Bianca Strzalkowski Peace through strength President Donald Trump has pledged to expand the size of the service branches while upgrading outdated military equipment. The newly sworn-in commander-in-chief placed military and veteran issues at the forefront during his campaign and his transition to the presidency, and included plans to increase military personnel and to modernize […]

Bianca Goes to Washington


Experience the Inauguration Through Marine Spouse Bianca Strzalkowski — an AmeriForce Exclusive  AmeriForce Media is pleased to present live coverage of the 58th Presidential Inauguration featuring the swearing-in of President-elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President Michael R. Pence. Our own Bianca Strzalkowski will report from Washington, D.C., starting Thursday, Jan. 19, on events including […]

Lockheed Martin to create 1,800 new jobs


Lockheed CEO pledges to cut cost of F-35, create 1,800 jobs On Friday the CEO of Lockheed Martin announced the company’s intention to lower the cost of the F-35 Lighting aircraft and to create 1,800 jobs in Texas. By J Walker Glascock, CSMonitor.com Following a Friday meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, Lockheed chief executive Marillyn Hewson […]

PJs save EA-18G Growler crew


EA-18G Growler Crew Saved By Portland-Based PJs After Canopy Explosion. The right people at the right time save a crew’s life. By TYLER ROGOWAY, TheDrive.com riday a pair of EA-18G Growlers belonging to VAQ-132 “Scorpions” flew down to Portland International Airport on a special mission—to say thank you to two 304th Rescue Squadron airmen for rushing to […]

Trump brand NATO as ‘Obsolete’


ByMATT SHUHAM, TalkingPointsMemo.com Donald Trump voiced skepticism about NATO and predicted that other countries would follow Britain’s example of leaving the European Union in an interview Sunday. Speaking with the Times of London and the German Bild newspaper, Trump said that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is “obsolete.” “It’s obsolete, first because it was designed […]

US military planning for low-level fighters


Source: AP, FoxNews.com PORTLAND, Maine –  A proposal to lower the flight ceiling for noisy fighter jets has dragged on for so long that residents can be forgiven if they’ve put it out of their minds. But the Air National Guard is pressing forward with the plan with a goal of submitting a revised environmental […]

Marines land in Norway


By Nerijus Adomaitis, Reuters, In.Reuters.com Some 300 U.S. Marines landed in Norway on Monday for a six-month deployment, the first time since World War Two that foreign troops have been allowed to be stationed there, in a deployment which has irked Norway’s Arctic neighbor Russia. Officials played down any link between the operation and NATO […]

Why have 12 soldiers died at Fort Hood in the last two months?


By ARIEL ZILBER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM,   US Army soldier based at Fort Hood is found dead – making him the TWELFTH GI from the Texas base to die in the last two months as investigators probe bizarre cluster of suicides, accidents and fatal fights at the base Army investigates death of Sgt. Alex Mathew Dean […]