Marine Corps Plan to Ditch Tanks Could Burden the Army, Experts Say

The Marine Corps is in the process of getting rid of its tanks in preparation for possible island-hopping missions in the Pacific, but the move could lead to a bitter inter-service divide if the Army is tasked with filling the gap, defense experts warned this week. Some Marine Corps tank companies have cased their colors, …

US Troops Could Soon Be Heading to Poland Under New Agreement

STUTTGART, Germany — The U.S. and Poland have agreed to a defense deal that will lead to more American troops deployed in the central European nation, a top U.S. diplomat said Friday. The two countries have completed negotiations on a new Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, which “will implement the joint vision of our two presidents …

21 Delicious Candles That Have Us Dreaming of Fall

All winter-long I pine for the bright, sunny (even sweaty) headiness of summer. But two months into “Feels like 101 degrees” weather, and I’m longing for autumn—the cool temps, chunky knit sweaters, fuzzy blankets, and heavy socks. Completing the crisp-weather picture in my head—are the deliciously cozy aromas that fall brings: spicy cinnamon, comforting vanilla, …

Single-Hung vs. Double-Hung Windows: What is the Difference?

Choosing Single Hung vs. Double Hung Windows for Your Home – Bob Vila Whether you’re building a home from scratch or giving your current residence a face-lift, there are a few factors to consider when deciding on the type of window you’ll use. Choosing between single-hung and double-hung windows comes down to cost, maintenance, and …

Taliban Fighters Are Reportedly Using Anti-Tank Missiles to Down Afghan Helicopters

This article by Jared Keller originally appeared on Task & Purpose, a digital news and culture publication dedicated to military and veterans issues. Taliban fighters are increasingly targeting Afghan security forces with foreign-made anti-tank missiles, the New York Times reports, an alarming jump in firepower for the militant group that casts a shadow over Afghanistan’s fragile security …

1 Marine Dead, 8 More Missing After AAV Accident Off California Coast

Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard assets are searching for eight missing troops following a deadly Marine amphibious vehicle accident that took place Thursday afternoon off the coast of southern California. The Marines, assigned to the San Diego-based 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, had been conducting a routine training exercise near San Clemente Island in coordination …