DESERTION “IN TIMES OF WAR”

In military terminology, desertion is the abandonment of a duty or post without permission and is done with the intention of not returning. We have been hearing a lot about desertion, lately, as it relates to the case of Sergeant Beaudry Robert “Bowe” Bergdahl who deserted … More »

AM General Humming Along

AM General will continue to produce Humvees for several foreign buyers under a five-year deal estimated to reach as much as $2.2 billion in value. Nine countries—Afghanistan, Iraq, Ukraine, Jordan, Slovenia, Bahrain, Columbia, Bosnia and Kenya—have all placed orders for the vehicles, currently valued … More »

HMMWVs ticketed for Afghanistan

  AM General will deliver 6,576 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) to the Afghan armed forces. The $45.9 million contract awarded by the US Army falls under foreign military sales and provides the expanded capacity M115 HMMWV. Production will take place … More »

End of long range recon units

As of February, the Army has deactivated its three long-range surveillance companies in the active-duty force. In addition, the remaining four National Guard Long Range Companies will be deactivated in 2018, according the US Army. The nearly 100 soldiers in each … More »

AM General awarded new HMMWV contracts

SOUTH BEND, Ind., PRNewswire/ — AM General has been awarded new HMMWV contracts and modifications to existing domestic and international contracts for vehicles and parts for Afghanistan, Ukraine and the United States National Guard and Reserves totaling $151,051,833. The recently announced … More »

Statue dedicated at Ground Zero

NEW YORK CITY,  – Lt. Gen. John F. Mulholland Jr., Port Authority Executive Director Patrick Foye and United War Veterans Council Chairman Douglas McGowan joined U.S. Army and Air Force Special Forces personnel and other interagency leaders to dedicate ‘De … More »