Disposition Matrix: Obama's kill list 2.0 revealed
President Obama's drone program has been criticized for not only killing its targets without a trial hearing, but also for killing innocent people. But how a...
Under Intense Pressure to Silence Wikileaks, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Proposed Drone Strike on Julian Assange
Julian Assange and his free-speech brainchild Wikileaks were once lauded as global heroes of public service among United States politicians and policy makers. But by 2010, four years after its ince…
Conscription in the United States
Conscription in the United States, commonly known as the draft, has been employed by the federal government on three occasions. The third incarnation of the draft came into being in 1940 through the ...
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Sexual orientation and the United States military
The United States military excluded gay men and lesbians from service from its origins until 2011. The military consistently held the official view that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) ...
Sexual orientation and the United States military - Wikipedia
Lewis Strauss
Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss (January 31, 1896 – January 21, 1974) (pronounced "straws" /ˈstrɔːz/) was an American businessman, philanthropist, public official, and naval officer. He was a major figure ...
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Disposition Matrix
The Disposition Matrix is a database that United States officials describe as a "next-generation capture/kill list". Developed by the Obama Administration beginning in 2010, the "Disposition Matrix" g...
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Military payment certificate
Military payment certificates, or MPC, was a form of currency used to pay U.S. military personnel in certain foreign countries. It was used in one area or another from a few months after the end of Wo...
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Declaration of war by the United States
A declaration of war is a formal declaration issued by a national government indicating that a state of war exists between that nation and another. The document Declarations of War and Authorizations...
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Permanent Change of Station
In the United States Armed Forces, a permanent change of station (PCS) is the official relocation of an active duty military service member – along with any family members living with her or him – to ...
Frocking
Frocking is a U.S. military term for a commissioned or non-commissioned officer selected for promotion wearing the insignia of the higher grade before the official date of promotion (the "date of ran...
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Project Concise
Project Concise was a United States Army program to close military installations after the Vietnam War . The closures included Nike missile launch sites and command posts including Highlands Army Air...
Defense Support of Civil authorities
Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) is the process by which United States military assets and personnel can be used to assist in missions normally carried out by civil authorities. These miss...
Title 37 of the United States Code
Title 37 of the United States Code outlines the role of Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services in the United States Code.
Posse Comitatus Act
The Posse Comitatus Act is a United States federal law (18 U.S.C. § 1385, original at 20 Stat. 152) signed on June 18, 1878 by President Rutherford B. Hayes. The purpose of the act...
Center for Military Readiness
The Center for Military Readiness is 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization about personnel policies of the United States military founded by Elaine Donnelly.The Center was established in 1993 ...
United States v. O'Brien
United States v. O'Brien, 391 U.S. 367 (1968), was a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, which ruled that a criminal prohibition against burning a draft card did not violate the First ...
Estep v. United States
Estep v. United States, 327 U.S. 114 (1946), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that a draft board's refusal to classify a Jehovah's Witness as minister is, after exhausti...
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American Military Partner Association
The American Military Partner Association (AMPA) is the nation's largest organization for the partners, spouses, and families of America's LGBT service members and veterans. AMPA traces its roots to t...
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United States Department of Energy National Laboratories
The United States Department of Energy national laboratories and technology centers are a system of facilities and laboratories overseen by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) for the purpose...
United States Department of Energy National Laboratories - Wikipedia
Veterans Benevolent Association
The Veterans Benevolent Association was an organization for LGBT veterans of the United States armed forces. The VBA was founded in New York City in 1945 by four honorably discharged gay veterans.Alth...
Civilian Public Service
The Civilian Public Service (CPS) was a program of the United States government that provided conscientious objectors with an alternative to military service during World War II. From 1941 to 1947, ne...
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The Law of Nations
The Law of Nations (French: Le droit des gens) is a work of political philosophy by Emerich de Vattel, published in 1758.
The Law of Nations deals largely with political philosophy and interna...
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Combat Exclusion Policy
The ground combat exclusion policy of the United States Army dates back to 1948 when The Women's Armed Services Integration Act of 1948 excluded women from combat positions. <Combat Exclusion: An E...
Felony waiver
A felony waiver is special permission granted to United States military recruit with a felony on their criminal record. Some crimes that are considered to be misdemeanors according to respective state...