Posted in Around Townz, Current Events, HealthCrisis, Me, military, News, politics, UMTwpCitizenTF, Uncategorized

Pentagon to mandate COVID-19 vaccine, as Pfizer is approved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will require service members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine now that the Pfizer vaccine has received full approval. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Monday that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is making good on his vow earlier this month to require the shots once the Food and Drug Administration approved the vaccine.
— Read on apnews.com/article/business-health-coronavirus-pandemic-e08a6e68308b27ad7653ca9210d953dc

Posted in Around Townz, Current Events, HealthCrisis, Me, military, News, Tiny House / Outdoor Living, UMTwpCitizenTF

Hawaii police using robot dog to screen homeless people for potential illness | American Military News

Law enforcement in Honolulu, Hawaii have deployed a robotic “dog” to screen homeless people for potential illness, according to The Associated Press on
— Read on americanmilitarynews.com/2021/08/hawaii-police-using-robot-dog-to-screen-homeless-people-for-potential-illness/

Posted in Around Townz, Current Events, Me, military, Neighbors, News, politics, Random, Terrorists, UMTwpCitizenTF, Uncategorized

Vietnam War memorial in Boston vandalized with red paint: ‘Horrific act of vandalism and hate’ | American Military News

The Vietnam War memorial located by Fenway’s James P. Kelleher Rose Garden was vandalized with red paint on Thursday in an act that pains the
— Read on americanmilitarynews.com/2021/07/vietnam-war-memorial-in-boston-vandalized-with-red-paint-horrific-act-of-vandalism-and-hate/

Posted in Current Events, Discrimination LGBT, history, Me, military, Neighbors, News, politics, Random, Terrorists, Uncategorized

Democratic Socialists of America call for capitulation to China, support for socialist dictatorships, and disbanding the US military | The Post Millennial

The Democratic Socialists of America released the first draft of its political platform for 2021 that includes an end to US nationalism and calls for any efforts to keep China’s communist influence at bay, among many other unrealistic demands.
— Read on thepostmillennial.com/

Posted in Around Townz, Current Events, Me, military, News, Random, Terrorists, UMTwpCitizenTF, Uncategorized

Authorities: Navy medic shoots 2, is shot and killed on base

A Navy medic shot and critically wounded two people at a Maryland business park Tuesday, then fled to a nearby military base where he was shot and killed, police and U.S. Navy officials said. The male shooter entered a business at the Riverside Tech Park, causing people inside to flee, but it was unclear if the shooting took place inside or outside, Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando said. A statement from the Pentagon just said that an “active shooting incident” on the base involved a Navy medic who was later killed.
— Read on news.yahoo.com/police-2-people-shot-suspect-134055827.html