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# armed-forces - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Insect repellant given to British armed forces as 'an additional layer of protection' against Covid-19
# Citriodiol
# Citriodiol

Insect repellant given to British armed forces as 'an additional layer of protection' against Covid-19

May 12th 2020, 10:11 PM 35,544 Views 27 Comments

A Citriodiol-based spray has been given to personnel in light of the surgeon general’s advice

# armed-forces - Monday 25 September, 2017

A woman has passed US Marine infantry training for the first time
# Ooo-rah
# Ooo-rah

A woman has passed US Marine infantry training for the first time

Sep 25th 2017, 9:55 PM 42,391 Views 85 Comments

Three dozen female Marine Corps officers had previously signed up for the infantry training program but failed to finish.

# armed-forces - Saturday 26 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 26th 2017, 1:02 PM 15,741 Views 90 Comments

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

# armed-forces - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

'"They are soldiers...": Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade
# The Rising
# The Rising

'"They are soldiers...": Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade

Jul 15th 2015, 4:00 PM 18,638 Views 55 Comments

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney said the Defence Forces will be central to practically all of the events that will happen next year.

# armed-forces - Friday 23 May, 2014

Pictures: Irish Defence Forces personnel vote in Election 2014 ... from Mali
# The Postal Service
# The Postal Service

Pictures: Irish Defence Forces personnel vote in Election 2014 ... from Mali

May 23rd 2014, 10:01 AM 7,505 Views 26 Comments

All members of the Defence Forces usually vote by postal ballot whether at home or overseas…

# armed-forces - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Russia approves use of military in Ukraine
# RUSSIAN FORCES
# RUSSIAN FORCES

Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

Mar 1st 2014, 5:20 PM 12,363 Views 125 Comments

British Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned the decision stating that it is potentially grave threat to the sovereignty.

# armed-forces - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII
# WWII
# WWII

TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII

Nov 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,943 Views 83 Comments

The RTE programme reveals first hand accounts from the men who fought against the Germans in the Second World War.

# armed-forces - Monday 1 July, 2013

Egypt army threatens action in 48 hours if Morsi fails to resign
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt army threatens action in 48 hours if Morsi fails to resign

Jul 1st 2013, 5:26 PM 4,331 Views 45 Comments

In a statement read out on state television, it said the demands of the people must be met and gave 48 hours, as “a last chance”.

# armed-forces - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot
# Apache
# Apache

Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot

Feb 9th 2012, 8:36 AM 2,607 Views 45 Comments

Captain Wales became a fully-qualified Apache Attack helicopter pilot yesterday.

# armed-forces - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Australia lifts ban on women serving on combat frontlines
# Australia
# Australia

Australia lifts ban on women serving on combat frontlines

Sep 27th 2011, 3:45 PM 233 Views 9 Comments

“The last of the sex discrimination against women in frontline or combat roles will now be removed,” said defence minister.

# armed-forces - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Pentagon clears McChrystal of any wrongdoing
# USA
# USA

Pentagon clears McChrystal of any wrongdoing

Apr 19th 2011, 12:47 PM 387 Views 0 Comments

A Rolling Stone article was at centre of storm in which now retired Gen McChrystal was accused of being disrespectful about top US officials.