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Minister contradicts military brass on sexual misconduct

Canada’s defence minister seemed to contradict his own senior military leadership on Monday in an interview outside the House of Commons, saying he doesn’t believe military culture is to blame for misogyny and sexual misconduct in the Canadian Forces. 728 more words


Federal Government Refuses to Increase Aussie Troops

The Federal Government has refused to send additional Australian troops to assist the United States in the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. 168 more words


Changes on the horizon for Civil Defence as Director General Retires

During his 15 years with Civil Defence, Bill Smith has seen the organisation go through a number of upheavals. From recession to decentralisation and changing management structures, it has been an eventful period for the former Director General, who spoke to Michael McHale, following his retirement at the end of March after a decade at the helm. 1,504 more words


Military culture 'hostile' to women, gays, says damning report

Senior military leaders are promising action after an explosive report found an “underlying sexual culture” in the Canadian Armed Forces that is hostile to women and leaves victims of sexual assault and harassment to fend for themselves. 876 more words


U.S. military studying chimp-attack victim who received face transplant

BOSTON – Charla Nash never served in the military. She was horribly disfigured, not in combat, but in a 2009 attack by a rampaging chimpanzee. The Defence Department, though, is watching her recovery closely. 761 more words


The US Military Has Laser Guns

Have you ever wondered, “Where are the laser guns at? You know, the laser guns? The ones that sci-fi movies promised we’d have by now?” 163 more words

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