Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes onto Highway

A military helicopter carrying two passengers on a regular training mission crashed on an Alabama highway on Wednesday with no survivors. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the Black Hawk aircraft crashed at around 3 pm in the area of Highway 53 and Burwell Road in Harvest, which is located about 10 miles northeast of Huntsville. Upon impact, the helicopter burst into flames, and both passengers on board were killed. The National Guard Bureau …

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What Is the Selective Service?

(TheDailyHorn.com) – On July 1, 1973, the United States officially ended the draft. That meant the military was completely made up of a volunteer force. So, why do Americans still have to sign up for Selective Service? What Is Selective Service? Although the US no longer has a draft, there is still a system in place to call on American citizens and qualifying immigrants if the government needs to act quickly to reinstate the draft …

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