Under the Radar RSS Feed - Military.com http://feed.informer.com/digests/UPOCCH0LN1/feeder Under the Radar RSS Feed - Military.com Respective post owners and feed distributors Fri, 05 Jan 2018 02:16:41 +0000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Will the Real Scot Cregan Please Stand Up? https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/23/will-real-scot-cregan-please-stand.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0f307546-0120-a603-3959-2aac156e0bb8 Fri, 23 Feb 2018 23:55:46 +0000 CDR Scot Cregan didn’t set out to have multiple personalities, but these days he has several on Facebook. Sound Off: Should McMaster Return to the Pentagon? https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/23/sound-should-mcmaster-return-pentagon.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:cd9a782a-9e56-3dbb-0dd2-d87f9737cc27 Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:25:47 +0000 Rumors abound that active-duty Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster has fallen out of favor with President Trump. Vietnam Vet Richard Flaherty Was 'The Giant Killer' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/22/vietnam-vet-richard-flaherty-was-giant-killer.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:7c66d10d-4182-e43d-2942-d8acd2cbaffb Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:21:15 +0000 Four-foot, nine-inch tall veteran Richard J. Flaherty claimed to be the shortest man ever to serve in the United States military. Sound Off: Does Anyone in the Military Community Actually Support Gun Control? https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/22/does-anyone-military-community-actually-support-gun-control.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:bf7c20a7-2a7c-e949-7937-aefe89dcc07a Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:15:32 +0000 Is there a sizable (or even measurable) percentage of active duty or veteran men and women who support gun reform? The 13 Funniest Military Memes of the Week 2/21/18 https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/21/13-funniest-military-memes-week-2-14-18.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f0e575bc-a7ed-6081-dd4a-2b4a07334d75 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:28:06 +0000 When officers screw up, they play it off as a thing that everyone does wrong and remind everyone that they’re the real victim here. How John Wayne Got Rid of the KGB Agents Hired to Kill Him https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/16/how-john-wayne-got-rid-kgb-agents-hired-kill-him.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:bfd0441f-7b3d-2472-ea00-21cbabab228c Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:44:03 +0000 When Stalin saw John Wayne’s power as an virulent anti-Communist, he sent (allegedly) more than one hit squad to kill him. 9 Photos of Marines Hating Boot Camp https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/14/9-photos-marines-hating-boot-camp.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:52a8828f-b29b-86a7-fb57-cec3e7554aee Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:22:08 +0000 Once you graduate from Boot Camp, you get to spend the rest of your life reminding everyone that there's no such thing as an Ex-Marine The 13 Funniest Military Memes of the Week 2/14/18 https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/14/13-funniest-military-memes-week-2-14-18.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c67009d7-ccc0-3044-14b7-ae84ded5b2c8 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:58:13 +0000 Civilians are getting all worked up about the military having a huge parade in Washington. We've got funny memes. PBS' 'Great Escape at Dunkirk' Aims to Explode Myths About the RAF's Role in the Evacuation https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/14/pbs-great-escape-dunkirk-aims-explode-myths-about-rafs-role-evacuation.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:045638ba-53ae-43ac-34ac-e8acc69f3a75 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:42:26 +0000 The program details the role that the Spitfire, the RAF’s iconic fighter plane, played in reversing the odds by fighting in the air above the beleaguered men. Army Chaplain Timothy Mallard Remembers the Events of 9/11 on New PBS Series https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/12/army-chaplain-timothy-mallard-remembers-events-9-11-new-pbs-series.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6431fab6-1f68-c5b5-a3d1-efc4b5572ee7 Mon, 12 Feb 2018 22:25:19 +0000 On "We'll Meet Again," Army Chaplain Timothy Mallard revisits the area of the Pentagon hit by Flight 77 on 9/11. 'Chain of Command' - ICE Special Agent Eddy Dolan in Panama https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/12/chain-command-ice-special-agent-eddy-dolan-panama.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:65c4ccd7-f500-ddd8-8205-29640849a4de Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:53:44 +0000 Special Agent Eddy Dolan, ICE Homeland Security Investigations, visits Panama to see what he calls the "chokepoint" for migrants trying to reach the USA. Home Video: 'Suburbicon' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/08/home-video-suburbicon.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:e6282cd1-5772-ff4c-0b22-106490aa01d6 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 02:16:23 +0000 Attempts at serious social commentary keep intruding on what's unavoidably a ridiculous crime story about people who are much dumber than they realize. To Celebrate Its 77th Anniversary, Here Are 7 USO Photos You’ve Never Seen Before https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/09/celebrate-its-77th-anniversary-here-are-7-uso-photos-youve-never-seen.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:17ac0f74-c1ec-4bbf-d6d3-40da297fed62 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:32:26 +0000 When you’re trying to uncover new information, you always seek out the experts first. 6 Reasons Why Coffee Is the Lifeblood of the Military https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/09/6-reasons-why-coffee-lifeblood-military.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:a1f0b796-6628-7618-dacf-5efb998dee5a Thu, 08 Feb 2018 21:10:10 +0000 Coffee has been a staple of the American military ever since the first Revolutionary patriot signed up to throw the tea into Boston Harbor. Tom Hanks Wants Veterans to Audition for His Next War Movie https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/09/tom-hanks-wants-veterans-audition-his-next-war-movie.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4f93930c-737b-197e-5e8b-2af2618c7c38 Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:46:47 +0000 Hanks is looking for extras to play Navy crewmen in his upcoming World War II naval flick, Greyhound, specifically those with a military background. Watch an Army Vet Take Down Casino Robber Wearing a Batman Mask https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/08/watch-army-veteran-take-down-casino-robber-wearing-batman-mask.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:70b43929-0180-9385-5bd8-f94baa8c0696 Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:07:07 +0000 Elliot Montalvan unexpectedly drew on his Army combat training during a casino robbery in the small Bavarian town of Heidingsfeld. Meet the Military Athletes Competing for Team USA at the Winter Olympics https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/08/meet-military-athletes-competing-team-usa-winter-olympics.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:007fffd5-e428-18c8-f43a-412f8e7175af Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:06:40 +0000 Seven U.S. military athletes are competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics. The 13 Funniest Military Memes of the Week 2/7/18 https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/07/13-funniest-military-memes-week-2-7-18.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:8be07119-8464-7e4a-83cc-254b8094fbcd Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:25:06 +0000 Gen. Mattis and that ignorant California high school teacher both make appearances in this week's memes. 'Trauma' Chronicles Medics' Battles at War and at Home https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/07/trauma-chronicles-medics-battles-war-and-home.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6956baef-ccd2-420f-5f4e-cac77bedc135 Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:17:20 +0000 The just-released documentary “Trauma," chronicles the struggles of medics and their victims in the back of the chopper. Sound Off: Who Wants Another Government Shutdown? https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/06/sound-who-wants-another-government-shutdown.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f36b1c42-207f-3951-46a5-02d926e49ecb Tue, 06 Feb 2018 20:22:19 +0000 "Let’s have a shutdown,” President Trump said. "It’s worth it for our country.” Scott Adkins Talks About Bringing His Dream Project to the Screen With 'Accident Man' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/06/scott-adkins-talks-about-bringing-his-dream-project-screen-accident-man.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:7207c078-a105-6e6a-af8c-b0e4cdab1405 Tue, 06 Feb 2018 19:51:48 +0000 "Accident Man" is one of the best action movies in years. We talk to writer/producer/star/badass fighter Scott Adkins about his dream project. Josh Brolin Leads the Granite Mountain Hotshots in 'Only the Brave' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/06/josh-brolin-leads-granite-mountain-hotshots-only-brave.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4605c65f-d7bb-a794-f9f2-52390ec4f952 Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:00:56 +0000 While it's not strictly a military tale, it is a true story that celebrates Americans who sacrificed for the good of their community and the safety of others. Pvt. Murphy - CW5 https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/06/pvt-murphy-cw5.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:ef26d02c-0a9e-f987-97a4-f57118bc82ba Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:59:00 +0000  Maybe it's the stress of the job. Woody Harrelson Brings Out the Humanity in 'LBJ' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/06/woody-harrelson-brings-out-humanity-lbj.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0ac27411-33d6-f1f9-727a-e54b96ebf0a7 Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:29:15 +0000 Woody Harrelson has some impressive prosthetic ears and jowls that make him look remarkably like LBJ. West Point Grad Sets the Illinois Governor’s Race on Fire https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/05/west-point-grad-sets-illinois-governors-race-fire.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:14894e26-928b-3c45-05d4-1d65011f50c5 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:15:52 +0000 Army Veteran Jeanne Ives actually goes there with her new campaign ad. 'Jack Ryan' TV Reboot Gets a Release Date in Super Bowl Ad https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/05/jack-ryan-tv-reboot-gets-release-date-super-bowl-ad.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:75fc869d-c19a-17f6-c64b-b9be5099e21c Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:53:29 +0000 The series takes Jack Ryan back to the start and shows his transformation from desk-bound analyst to in-the-field badass. 'Chain of Command' - Gen. John Nicholson in Afghanistan https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/02/04/chain-command-gen-john-nicholson-afghanistan.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6fb17f53-700b-e00b-1ab7-bdf58ff18850 Sun, 04 Feb 2018 18:59:44 +0000 Gen. John Nicholson, commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, visits Camp Lion in Kabul for an urban warfare demonstration from Afghan troops. The 14 Funniest Military Memes of the Week 1/31/18 https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/31/14-funniest-military-memes-week-1-31-18.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:e06458c8-ca41-e102-382c-641088c221dc Tue, 30 Jan 2018 18:30:47 +0000 There’s nothing to worry about…except nuclear armageddon, an unending war, and Chelsea Manning running for Senate. Officials: 'Clown Penis' Is Not a Realistic Callsign for Pilots https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/30/officials-clown-penis-not-realistic-callsign-pilots.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6b560496-9eb2-8ad4-b7fa-7778d0e25072 Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:44:41 +0000 A recent Saturday Night Live Skit with actor Will Ferrell featured an F-16 pilot with the above-mentioned callsign. Sound Off: Should America Lower the Drinking Age for Active Duty Military? https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/30/sound-should-america-lower-drinking-age-active-duty-military.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:695261ee-caa8-be86-13bd-08c800b421be Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:07:56 +0000 This week, state lawmakers in South Dakota's House State Affairs Committee will consider a bill that would lower the drinking age to 18 for active duty military, including the National Guard. Why ‘Band of Brothers’ Lasts: A Perspective From One of Its Writers https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/30/why-band-brothers-lasts-perspective-one-its-writers.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:bf0ec881-504f-68c9-902b-8117e53bd93b Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:19:47 +0000 Men (and now women) fight for many reasons, but mostly, they fight, kill, and die for their friends in the next foxhole. Pvt. Murphy - Phones in the Field https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/30/pvt-murphy-phones-field.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:3034a981-8168-ed13-bb74-e3f1da33355b Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:00:37 +0000 Top will bite your dang head off. 'Chain of Command' - Capt. Mark Zwirgzdas' Change of Command https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/28/chain-command-capt-mark-zwirgdas-change-command.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:785d0c4d-f5ac-635a-5ef0-62d77d1ef85b Sun, 28 Jan 2018 15:19:06 +0000 Captain Mark Zwirgzdas reflects on his time in Iraq and prepares for a changed of command in Gator Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment. 'Strange Inheritance' Tells the Tale of a Vietnam Vet's Corvette https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/28/strange-inheritance-tells-tale-vietnam-vets-corvette.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c318b718-3b49-0cb5-25b3-42e1cf9aaf4f Sun, 28 Jan 2018 15:19:03 +0000 Is a Vietnam vet's dream car truly a collector's find worth $600,000? The 5 People Always in the Room During Mandatory Training https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/30/5-people-always-room-during-mandatory-training.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:d17959bc-f2d4-f57d-d516-bf626530195e Fri, 26 Jan 2018 18:16:47 +0000 Take a look at this list while you’re gearing up to be schooled yet again by sanctimonious blue sweater vest guy in the information assurance training video. Watch Our Interview With the Real Heroes of 'The 15:17 to Paris' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/26/watch-our-interview-real-heroes-1517-paris.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:55685339-4ef9-f29e-dc1b-8149f1f05037 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 16:02:46 +0000 Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler talked about that day on the train and everything that's happened since. Queen Elizabeth II's Time in WWII Makes Her the Most Hardcore Head of State https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/26/queen-elizabeth-iis-time-wwii-makes-her-most-hardcore-head-state.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:5c55a999-b8ed-fb51-fd8f-892cd5f0a689 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:16:01 +0000 Queen Elizabeth II is the only head of state to have served in World War II. Check Out All The Weird Pricey Swag DoD Bigwigs Get From Foreign Dignitaries https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/26/check-out-all-weird-pricey-swag-dod-bigwigs-get-foreign-dignitaries.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:76161ddf-372d-f56a-b5a4-8535e91c06cb Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:51:47 +0000 Somewhere in the bowels of the Pentagon’s D-ring, there’s one fierce — and full — gift locker. Watch Jared Kushner's Visit to the Troops in Iraq https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/25/watch-jared-kushner-visit-troops-iraq.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:724029a5-6846-bcd3-8ab9-bee8fe2839e8 Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:37:53 +0000 Check out this video clip and get an inside look at Jared Kushner's mission to Iraq. Snake Blood? It Ain't No Thing https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/24/snake-blood-it-aint-no-thing.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:817185cb-5e74-d599-f683-e689b8b957bf Wed, 24 Jan 2018 21:15:17 +0000 "Yeah, we've been doing that for years." Join Us for a Facebook Live Interview With the Real Heroes of 'The 15:17 to Paris' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/24/join-us-facebook-live-interview-real-heroes-1517-paris.html-0 RSS Feed urn:uuid:2b3ddec5-3b41-e6ae-6cd1-43e606483ac5 Wed, 24 Jan 2018 19:35:49 +0000 The real guys who stopped the real terrorist also get to stop the pretend terrorist in Clint Eastwood's new movie. Home Video: 'Crooked House' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/23/home-video-crooked-house.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0635c24e-4138-0a4c-0cae-531ee9747d1f Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:00:07 +0000 "Crooked House" doesn't feature any Agatha Christie's famous characters but it's a worthy if dark and weird tale. Pvt. Murphy - Smoking https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/23/pvt-murphy-smoking.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:9d3364e5-d3c8-a07d-a3ea-b8211869c506 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:15:45 +0000 Can't even sneak in a cigarette break. Megyn Kelly Takes Down ‘Hanoi Jane’ on ‘Today’ https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/22/megyn-kelly-takes-down-hanoi-jane-today.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:b6ccdb93-5b80-6f6c-d9df-ecfc40b901f2 Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:29:20 +0000 Jane Fonda still has issues with Megyn Kelly four months after an awkward interview in which Kelly asked her about her plastic sur American Forces Network Keeps Broadcasting for NFL Playoffs https://www.military.com/2018/01/21/american-forces-network-keeps-broadcasting-nfl-playoffs.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:dc0bb9c2-4020-6fbd-a07a-d985ffda3596 Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:45:16 +0000 The troops overseas will be able to see the NFL playoffs despite the government shutdown. CSM Troxell Visits Iraq on NatGeo's 'Chain of Command' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/21/csm-troxell-visits-iraq-natgeos-chain-command.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:5392619a-316c-46b4-c654-8efc7897565e Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:55:44 +0000 In our video preview, CSM John Troxell, the highest ranking non-commissioned officer in the United States military, visits FOB Union III in Baghdad, Iraq and speaks with personnel in the field. There's Always Room for a Good Boxing Movie: 'Jawbone' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/20/theres-always-room-good-boxing-movie-jawbone.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:1437e74c-29cb-b0b0-04d0-2cf8d44e46d9 Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:23:00 +0000 "Jawbone" is an ace boxing movie written by its star Johnny Harris. Shutdown Alert: Armed Forces Network Will NOT Show NFL Conference Championships https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/20/shutdown-alert-armed-forces-network-will-not-show-nfl-conference-championships.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c5b93cf5-db92-3b69-ce2c-381d7952c03f Sat, 20 Jan 2018 22:33:38 +0000 Both parties will have to answer for this one: their failure to make a budget deal has knocked the Armed Forces Network off the air. 6 Things Officers Love But Enlisted Troops Can't Stand https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/19/6-things-officers-love-enlisted-troops-cant-stand.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:72d8f6b2-17c9-0f75-dd31-a0a35a5347f7 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:39:53 +0000 Most officers want their troops to abide by all the rules and regulations while the members of the E-4 mafia just want to get through their day and go home. Home Video: 'Battle of the Sexes' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/01/09/home-video-battle-sexes.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:80e6fb86-c7c1-b31e-b573-cc7535d40ff7 Tue, 09 Jan 2018 21:17:56 +0000 Bobby Riggs demonstrated just how much cultural insanity one man could create in a pre-internet era