Tag: military

South Carolina military college suspends cadets more than ‘KKK uniforms’

Posted December 12, 2015 14:03:56 Photo: Photographs of military cadets at The Citadel wearing KKK-like outfits had been extensively shared on social media. (Facebook: Citadel Minority-Alumni) A prestigious military college in the United States has suspended eight students and launched an investigation following photos emerged of cadets posing in all-white outfits reminiscent of the Ku…


Surviving WWII bomber pilot awarded highest French military honour

Posted December 08, 2015 14:39:29 Photo: Godfrey Flack, a former WWII Lancaster bomber pilot, flew 40 bombing missions over Germany in the early 1940s. (ABC News: Peta Carlyon) Map: Hobart 7000 A 94-year-old Tasmanian war veteran has been presented France’s highest military award, the Legion of Honour, in an emotional ceremony in Hobart. Godfrey Flack…


Myanmar’s Suu Kyi discusses transfer of power with president, military

Posted December 02, 2015 17:09:11 Photo: Leader of the victorious NLD party Aung San Suu Kyi (L) meets with incumbent president Thein Sein. (Supplied: Myanmar President Office) Myanmar’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has discussed the smooth transfer of power to her party with president Thein Sein, the first time the two have met…


Germany to join military campaign against Islamic State group in Syria

Posted December 02, 2015 00:02:45 Germany’s cabinet has authorized plans for the nation to join the military campaign against the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, a large step for the nation which has extended resisted a direct part in the conflict. Essential points Germany will join military campaign against Islamic State group in Syria,…