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Wes O'Donnell

A veteran of both the US Army and US Air Force, Professor Wes O’Donnell is a highly sought after presenter who has recently spoken at TEDx on Data Visualization and the US Air Force Academy on Leadership. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. Wes educates companies and government organizations on a number of topics ranging from emerging technology and big data visualization to veteran’s issues and leadership. But Wes’ best talks tend to center around his personal journey from poverty to distinguished entrepreneur and professor; a truly inspiring journey.

Iran's Military Warns Of Imminent 'Full-Scale Confrontation' With American-Zionist Front'

"We are on the cusp of a full-scale confrontation with the enemy," claimed hardliner Hossein Salami, the recently appointed head of Iran’s IRGC on Wednesday.

Here's what the military can do to address its sexual assault crisis

The military released its annual report on military sexual assault this month revealing that, despite significant efforts to tackle sex assault in the armed forces, serious problems persist.

Let The (War) Games Begin: Army Buying High-Tech Training Sims

Next month, the Army will award key contracts for prototypes of a radically new set of networked training simulations, the two-star chief of the service’s training modernization task force told Breaking Defense.

Marines' move from Okinawa to Guam could begin as early as October 2024, report says

The transfer of Marines from Okinawa to Guam could begin as early as October 2024 and take 18 months to complete, according to a report by Japan's Kyodo News service that cites a Marine Corps official on the U.S. Pacific island territory.

A conflict with Iran would not be like the Iraq War. It would be worse.

Judging from appearances, the United States and Iran are worryingly close to conflict. This weekend, only days after the United States dispatched warships and bombers to the Middle East to deter what it deemed Iranian threats, two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian ship were damaged in apparent acts of sabotage in the Persian Gulf.

Robert Maxwell, Medal of Honor recipient who fell on grenade to save lives, dies at 98

He heard the hand grenade well before he saw it. And as the seconds ticked away and Robert D. Maxwell searched blindly through the darkness, he decided that the only thing worse than running away was picking up the explosive device and attempting to throw it back at the enemy – an act that risked killing the three soldiers crouched alongside him.