U.S. Military: More Counter-Narcotics Funding Will Help Stem Exodus of Children from Central America

Some 58,000 migrant children, mostly Central Americans, have made the treacherous journey to the U.S. southern border alone over the past 10 months, but actions being considered by U.S. officials to combat the problem with more military and drug-war aid to their countries, critics warn, may worsen the violence that provokes this unprecedented exodus.

Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches To Donate $1 Million To Folds Of Honor Foundation

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches is thrilled to announce today that it's championing the great American charity Folds of Honor Foundation. Jimmy John's will make a donation of $1 million to benefit families of America's fallen and disabled military service men and women on September 13, 2014 at the Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 powered by Coca-Cola at ...

Elbit Systems of America's F-16 CDEEU and CPD Delivered to Lockheed Martin

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, is pleased to announce initial deliveries of our latest F-16 avionics upgrades, the Center Pedestal Display (CPD) and updated Common Data Entry Electronics Unit (CDEEU) to Lockheed Martin. These systems were delivered in support of avionics integration in Lockheed Martin's F-16 Systems Integration Lab and represent just one of many F-16 avionics upgrades that Elbit ...

Goodyear Surpasses Goal of Hiring 1,000 U.S. Military Veterans

AKRON, Ohio, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years ago, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) made a commitment to hire 1,000 United States military veterans. "The response to Goodyear's military hiring initiative—both from veterans and the public—has been incredible," said Gary VanderLind, vice president of human resources, Goodyear North America. Goodyear's original commitment was ...

Fighting Intensifies in Ukraine as America Issues New Evidence Against Russia

Shelling and fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists prevented a group of international investigators from reaching the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site. As Reuters reports, a deal between Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and the pro-Russian rebels had been struck earlier that would ensure that the investigators would be protected as they went about their work in ...

Northern Command chief talks military response to disaster, effectiveness of America's missile defen

ASPEN - Chaos in the Middle East means an increased threat of terrorist attacks on American soil, U.S. Northern Command chief Gen. Chuck Jacoby told an crowd here Saturday. Jacoby spoke on a wide range of issues during a talk at the Aspen Security Forum, ranging from military response to natural disaster to the effectiveness of America's missile defense system.