U. S. Military

OPINION|Thomas: Mr. President, Let Transgenders Serve
I'm more inclined to wish the President leave office than have his latest directive come to fruition. Commander-in-Chief Tweet Trump used his trustworthy fingers to tell his flock that transgenders will no longer be accepted or allowed to serve in the United States military...
Pentagon: 20,000 Russian Troops In Ukraine
The Pentagon estimates there are now about 20,000 Russian troops in Ukraine, as additional forces have gone into the country over the last week.
 
    Rear Adm. John Kirby says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Ukraine Defense Minister Ihor Tenyuh on Friday...
U.S Military Death Toll In Afghanistan Stands At 2,164
As of Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at least 2,164 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
 
    The AP count is one fewer than the Defense Department's tally, last…