Yesterday, before taking off to attend a campaign event in Wisconsin, President Obama spoke to the press about the issue of Ebola. He praised the health care workers who are fighting the disease in West Africa, and indicated that he disagreed with the quarantine policies that the governors of New York and New Jersey have sought to implement for them. He doesn’t like these quarantines because they are insufficiently “supportive” of the efforts of the health care workers, and because they contribute to a climate of fear.
The U.S. general appointed to oversee America’s fight against Ebola in West Africa has been quarantined in Italy with at least 10 other Americans upon returning from the disease-stricken continent.
Swarms of highly intelligent militarized robots are predicted to hit the battlefield in the near future and spark a modern day arms race, according to a new report by the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).
The Veterans Affairs administrator who told staff not to publicly disclose a deadly Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at a Pittsburgh VA hospital is being promoted, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Two United States Marine Corps veterans are near completing their second 300 mile march from their homes to Washington, D.C., in an attempt to get lawmakers to take action regarding the case of Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who has been in a Mexican prison since March.
An Army rapid deployment force will practice securing the Pentagon’s strategic missile defenses base in Alaska this week as part of annual exercises involving both conventional and nuclear forces.
U.S. soldiers preparing for deployment to Africa to combat Ebola are only given four hours of Ebola-related training, the Daily Beast reports.