This RSS feed URL is deprecated

US warns Americans to avoid Cuba and slashes embassy staff after sonic attacks - The Guardian

US embassy in Havana will lose about 60% of its staff following sonic weapon attacks, while new travel warning says incidents have occurred in Cuban hotels. Julian Borger in Washington, Ashifa Kassam in Toronto and agencies. Fri 29 Sep 2017 11.40 EDT ...and more »

Superintendent addresses racial slurs at USAFA - Air Force Link

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AFNS)-- --. Lt Gen Silveria addresses cadets about racism incident. Info. Shopping. Tap to unmute. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. More videos. Full screen is unavailable. Learn More. Your ...and more »

Air Force Academy superintendent urges cadets to record him as he slams racist graffiti - New York Daily News

The superintendent of the Air Force Academy condemned racist notes written on dormitory message boards of five African-American candidates at the prep school Friday — a passionate speech that was followed hours later by a report of an active shooter ...and more »

AP report: US urges no travel to Cuba, cuts embassy staff - PBS NewsHour

WASHINGTON — The United States is warning Americans against visiting Cuba and ordering more than half of U.S. personnel to leave the island, senior officials said Friday, in a dramatic response to what they described as “specific attacks” on diplomats ...and more »

Why We Look To The Military For Moral Leadership - Forbes

“Now here's a five minute video that demonstrates true leadership” emailed a friend referencing the remarks of Lt. General Jay Silveria, Superintendent of the Air Force Academy, excoriating racist graffiti found on walls at the Academy's prep school ...and more »

Air Force general rebukes students over racism at academy - AOL

After racial slurs were found on dormitory message boards belonging to five black cadet candidates at the Air Force Academy Preparatory School this week, the academy's superintendent offered a harsh rebuke of racism, misogyny, and other forms of ...and more »

'You Should Be Outraged,' Air Force Academy Head Tells Cadets About Racism On Campus - NPR

After racial slurs were scrawled outside black students' doors at the U.S. Air Force Academy's preparatory school, Superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria gathered all 4,000 cadets in a hall Thursday so they could hear one message: Treat people with ...and more »

Air Force General Addresses Racial Slurs on Campus: 'You Should Be Outraged' - New York Times

The head of the Air Force Academy delivered a resounding message on Thursday in response to racial slurs that were found on the academy's campus, saying that if students could not treat their peers of different races with respect, “then you need to get ...and more »

Too bad Trump can't emulate the military when it comes to matters of race - Washington Post

“Go home n—-r.” That was left on the message boards outside the rooms of five African American cadets at the Air Force Academy's prep school outside of Colorado Springs on Thursday. Think of it as September's version of the “Jews will not replace us ...and more »

Air Force Academy Leader to Racists: You Need to Get Out - Fortune

After racial slurs were found written on message boards at the Air Force Academy prep school, superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria didn't waste any time delivering a message about diversity to the school's 4,000 cadets. As the students stood at ...and more »