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#Military

# military - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Call to restore pre-crash allowances to 'stop members of Defence Forces leaving in droves' Retention Crisis

Call to restore pre-crash allowances to 'stop members of Defence Forces leaving in droves'

There were 256 discharges in the first four months of 2019.

# military - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan

At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan

Hundreds of people were also injured when a sit-in was forcefully broken up by the military.

# military - Friday 12 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's happening in Sudan? Sudan

Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?

The country’s president Omar-al-Bashir was removed from power and detained by the army yesterday.

# military - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect Military

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect

The high court today reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

# military - Sunday 13 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie This new online game will train military, police and peacekeepers in soft skills Gaming For Peace

This new online game will train military, police and peacekeepers in soft skills

It’s planned that Gaming for Peace will be available to military, police and civilian personnel in EU missions.

# military - Sunday 6 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

The military said Friday that Al-Qaeda operative Jamal al-Badawi was believed to have been killed in a precision strike in Yemen.

# military - Monday 12 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Luke Ming Flanagan: If we are heading for an EU army what does that mean for Irish neutrality? Opinion

Luke Ming Flanagan: If we are heading for an EU army what does that mean for Irish neutrality?

As EU military and defence spending skyrockets, Ireland’s commitment to defence co-operation compromises its neutrality, writes Luke Ming Flanagan, MEP

# military - Friday 17 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral over €79 million On Hold

Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral over €79 million

Trump had ordered the show of air power after being impressed by France’s Bastille Day parade last year.

# military - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US suspends military training exercises with South Korea Pentagon

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea

The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.

# military - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like we have no border': Donald Trump vows to deploy military to the US-Mexico border Military

'It's like we have no border': Donald Trump vows to deploy military to the US-Mexico border

Trump made his latest comments during a White House meeting with Baltic leaders.

# military - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie New Trump order will ban most transgender troops from serving in US military Limited Circumstances

New Trump order will ban most transgender troops from serving in US military

Trump’s push for a ban, announced in a tweet last summer, has been challenged in the courts.

# military - Thursday 1 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin says Russia now has 'invincible' weapons Invincible

'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin says Russia now has 'invincible' weapons

Putin made the comments during his state of the nation speech today.

# military - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump asks for large-scale military parade through Washington to showcase US strength Show Of Force

Trump asks for large-scale military parade through Washington to showcase US strength

Critics attacked the move, with one congressman saying Trump was acting “more like dictator than president”.

# military - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border Tension

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

# military - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans' Zimbabwe

Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans'

President Robert Mugabe’s decision to fire his vice president has led to political uncertainty.

# military - Friday 3 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bowe Bergdahl receives dishonourable discharge, avoiding prison time after deserting US army post Military

Bowe Bergdahl receives dishonourable discharge, avoiding prison time after deserting US army post

The US soldier deserted his Afghanistan post only to be held captive by insurgents for five years.

# military - Saturday 28 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response' Tension

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

Pyongyang in recent months has sparked global alarm by conducting a sixth nuclear test and test-launching missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

# military - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son Sergeant La David Johnson

Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son

Hours earlier, Trump denied the claims that were made, saying that he had proof.

# military - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Limerick homes evacuated as Army Bomb Disposal Team explode grenade found in the area Explosives

Limerick homes evacuated as Army Bomb Disposal Team explode grenade found in the area

The grenade was discovered in the vicinity of a private residence on the Pennywell Road.

# military - Thursday 28 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign Military

On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign

Defence Minister Paul Kehoe announced a new Permanent Defence Force general service recruitment competition.

# military - Saturday 26 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Cruel decision': Trump signs order barring transgender people from US military Armed Forces

'Cruel decision': Trump signs order barring transgender people from US military

Trump has said he did the Pentagon a “great favour” by banning transgender troops.

# military - Thursday 27 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops Military

Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops

The US president said yesterday that the military cannot be ‘burdened’ with the medical costs and ‘disruption’ involved.

# military - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military Major Announcement

'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military

It is estimated that as many as 15,000 transgender people work in the US military.

# military - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Children among 120 passengers on board missing Myanmar military plane Debris Found

Children among 120 passengers on board missing Myanmar military plane

Debris has been found in the search for the plane, which was carrying soldiers and their relatives.

# military - Monday 1 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX launch and then land its first rocket for the US military Blast Off

Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX launch and then land its first rocket for the US military

It was carrying a payload for the US agency that makes spy satellites.

# military - Friday 21 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack Islamic State

US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack

The attack on1 January left 39 people dead.

# military - Friday 14 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago Mother Of All Bombs

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago

In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.

# military - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch Try Try Again

North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch

North Korea is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programmes.

# military - Monday 6 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues Secret Facebook Page

US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues

Photos of veterans and other women were also allegedly shared, some of which were taken without their knowledge.

# military - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Warning of 'extreme risk' to citizens as the battle for Mosul rages on Warning

Warning of 'extreme risk' to citizens as the battle for Mosul rages on

The UN has warned about the risk to citizens in the battle-torn city.

# military - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal Explosive

Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal

Many are now asking how vulnerable US nuclear weapons are to cyber threats.

# military - Friday 21 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A mock firefight and IED blast: Irish soldiers prepare for Lebanon Defence Forces

A mock firefight and IED blast: Irish soldiers prepare for Lebanon

The troops will be working as part of the United Nations alongside Finnish and Estonian troops.

# military - Monday 17 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun Iraq

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun

The city fell to IS fighters in June 2014. It is their last stronghold in Iraq.

# military - Thursday 6 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "Soldiers can’t afford fuel for 5 days a week - some take a day’s leave to save them the trip" Army 'at War With Itself'

"Soldiers can’t afford fuel for 5 days a week - some take a day’s leave to save them the trip"

A recent survey found that 52% of soldiers are unsatisfied with military life – with 27% having considered leaving the Defence Forces because of the commute to work.

# military - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Tension soars between Ukraine and Russia over 'terror attack' claims The Heat Is On

Tension soars between Ukraine and Russia over 'terror attack' claims

The UN Security Council was to discuss the growing tensions today at the request of Ukraine.

# military - Monday 1 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Russian military helicopter shot down over Syria Kremlin

Russian military helicopter shot down over Syria

The five people on board are believed to have died.

# military - Saturday 23 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup Crackdown

Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup

Under heightened police powers, suspects can now be held without charge for one month, up from four days.

# military - Friday 15 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Turkey coup: Military says it has taken over - but thousands take to the street to protest Military Takeover

Turkey coup: Military says it has taken over - but thousands take to the street to protest

The military said it has “completely taken over the administration of the country” but President Erdogan has urged people to take to the streets.

# military - Saturday 9 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Drowning death of Navy SEAL during training ruled a homicide Drowning

Drowning death of Navy SEAL during training ruled a homicide

James Derek Lovelace was dunked at least twice by an instructor while struggling to tread water in full gear.

# military - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama announces 8,400 troops to remain in Afghanistan after he leaves office Troops

Obama announces 8,400 troops to remain in Afghanistan after he leaves office

The number is significantly more than the president had previously announced.

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