military

  1. aristotle

    World War 1 Recreated Sikh Regiment Comes To Brighton Royal Pavilion In Full Military Uniform

    Descendants of British Indian Army soldiers, including a Brighton student, arrived in full military uniform at the Royal Pavilion and discovered its role as a hospital during the First World War. From December 1914 – February 1916, the Royal Pavilion was converted from a palace into a...
  2. K

    World ISIS Inside Syria's Tabqa Military Air Base: Activist

    BEIRUT: ISIS jihadists advanced for the first time Sunday into a military airport that is the last stronghold of the Syrian army in Raqqa province, an activist group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said fighters from the group had launched a fourth attack in six days on Tabqa...
  3. spnadmin

    USA Singh Shot By Lodi Police Buried With Military Honors

    Man shot by Lodi police buried with military honors By Cynthia Hubert LODI — Parminder Singh Shergill, a Gulf War veteran whom police shot to death last month on the street where he lived with his mother and brother, received full military honors Saturday as hundreds of members of his Sikh...
  4. spnadmin

    USA Military Vets Treated To Annual Sikh Feast

    Military vets treated to annual Sikh feast By CHRIS SMITH http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20131217/articles/131219585 Fortunate are the military veterans who heard of Tuesday's Sikh feast in Santa Rosa and got themselves into the buffet line. Members of the local Sikh temple...
  5. Archived_Member16

    Opinion US Must Take Substantial Military Action In Syria Now

    The Christian Science Monitor - CSMonitor.com US must take substantial military action in Syria now The United States has a moral and legal obligation to protect Syrian civilians from the murderous Assad regime and help end Syria's bloody civil war. Military action is supported by...
  6. Admin

    USA Let Sikh Americans Serve In The U.S. Military

    By Simran Jeet Singh, G.B. Singh One year ago today, a white supremacist walked into a Sikh place of worship in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and opened fire on the congregation. The largest single act of hate-based violence in recent American history captured the attention of Americans across the...
  7. Archived_Member16

    World Egypt Under 'Full Military Coup'

    Egypt Under 'Full Military Coup' By DANA HUGHES and MOLLY HUNTER - ABC NEWS - July 3, 2013 The Egyptian Army is carrying out a "full military coup" and the army has placed a travel ban on the country's embattled President Mohamed Morsi, officials said. The action came at the end of...
  8. Tejwant Singh

    Sikh Coalition Sikh Soldier Presses To End Ban On Sikh Military Service VIDEO/PHOTO

    Decorated Sikh Soldier Presses for End to Ban on Sikh Military Service WASHINGTON, DC (June 1, 2013) – Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi [ http://www.army.mil/article/49223 ] --- a decorated US Army soldier who in 2009 received an exception to a decades-old rule barring Sikh turbans and unshorn hair...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Canada Canadian Military Says No To ‘Sikh’ Cadets

    Canadian military says no to ‘Sikh’ cadets Published on September 30, 2012 by jruttle ( Vancouver Province ) Pargat Singh Bhurji is the director of the Friends of the Sikh Cadet Corps Society in Surrey (B.C ). By Cheryl Chan and Larissa Cahute VancouverDesi.com It was...
  10. Archived_Member16

    USA Obama Lashes Out At Pak Military For Ties To Terrorists

    Obama lashes out at Pak military for ties to terrorists Chidanand Rajghatta, TNN | Oct 6, 2011, 11.02PM IST WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Thursday lit into Pakistan, virtually accusing the country's all-powerful military of consorting with terrorists, of manufacting threats...
  11. Archived_Member16

    USA U.S. Defers Millions In Pakistani Military Aid

    July 9, 2011 U.S. Defers Millions in Pakistani Military Aid By ERIC SCHMITT and JANE PERLEZ - New York Times - July 9, 2011 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is suspending and, in some cases, canceling hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to the Pakistani military, in a move...
  12. Scarlet Pimpernel

    Hinduism Military's First Hindu Chaplain Brings A Diverse Background

    Stars and Stripes Published: June 2, 2011 WASHINGTON — As a child in New Delhi and other cities of India’s northern Plains, Pratima Dharm moved easily through a kaleidoscopic swirl of religions and cultures. “My neighbors were Muslims, my neighbors were Jews, Buddhists, Jains, Hindus...
  13. Archived_Member16

    World US Readies Military Options On Libya

    February 28, 2011 U.S. Readies Military Options on Libya By THOM SHANKER WASHINGTON — The Defense Department has begun repositioning Navy warships to support possible action against Libya, as it accelerates planning on a range of options if asked by President Obama to intervene in the...
  14. Archived_Member16

    Politics Egypt’s Military Dissolves Parliament; Calls For Vote

    February 13, 2011 Egypt’s Military Dissolves Parliament; Calls for Vote By ANTHONY SHADID and J. DAVID GOODMAN - THE NEW YORK TIMES CAIRO — The Egyptian military consolidated its control Sunday over what it has called a democratic transition from three decades of President Hosni Mubarak’s...
  15. Archived_Member16

    Politics Egypt's Military Backs Mubarak

    Egypt's military backs Mubarak The statement by the Armed Forces Supreme Council is a blow to protesters who had hoped for Mubarak's ouster. Crowds swell, but soldiers take no action to stop demonstrations. From the Associated Press 3:05 AM PST, February 11, 2011 CAIRO Egypt's military...
  16. spnadmin

    World Military Says Mubarak Will Meet Protesters' Demands

    By MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press Maggie Michael, Associated Press – Story is continuously updated. So check the link periodically. CAIRO – President Hosni Mubarak will meet the demands of protesters, military and ruling party officials said Thursday in the strongest indication yet that...
  17. K

    Ethnicity, Religion, Military Performance And Political Reliability — British Recruitment Policy An

    http://www.defencejournal.com/2000/dec/ethnicity.htm Ethnicity, Religion, Military Performance and Political Reliability — British Recruitment Policy and The Indian Army — 1757-1947 Maj (Retd) AGHA HUMAYUN AMIN from WASHINGTON DC writes about British recruitment policy in the...
  18. spnadmin

    Opinion India: U.S. Completes Global Military Structure

    A September 8 report by a leading Canadian newspaper cited the Indian branch of the Deloitte consulting firm estimating the world’s second most populous nation plans to spend as much as $80 billion for its defense sector in the next five years. It quoted an Indian journalist, Rahul Bedi, a...
  19. spnadmin

    USA Quietly, US Military Opens Up To Sikhs

    Photo is of Dr. Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi WASHINGTON, Saturday 25 September 2010 (AFP) - Growing up near the air force base in Dayton, Ohio, Tejdeep Singh Rattan knew he wanted to serve in uniform. When the military discouraged him, he persisted but again got a cold shoulder. When he was...
  20. Chaan Pardesi

    Sikh Military Genius Puts Pakistan To Shame

    It was 1965,after continual refusal to concede to a Punjabi speaking state Sant Fateh Singh sat down to fast and self immolation on the 25th day ....but war broke out with Pakistan, who attacked 16 Indian airfields with such ligthening strikes....unmatched, that it was apparent Pakistan would...
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