7 Things to Know About the American Forces Travel Booking Site

7 Things to Know About the American Forces Travel Booking Site

At NerdWallet, we adhere to strict standards of editorial integrity to help you make decisions with confidence. Many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. Here’s how we make money. Service members, veterans and their families now have a one-stop shop for finding and booking travel with military discounts. The Department of Defense has teamed up with Priceline to create a travel booking site exclusively for U.S. military members. It only takes a quick eligibility check on the American Forces Travel booking site to begin accessing savings that claim to include up to 60%…

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Canadian armed forces to receive new machine guns

Canadian armed forces to receive new machine guns

 Canada is purchasing new general purpose machine guns from Colt Canada to replace C6 machine guns now in use, Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan announced on Wednesday. The contract for 1,148 new C6A1 FLEX General Purpose Machine Guns is worth more than $25.6 million. First deliveries to the Canadian Army are expected in September. The purchase contract, under the Munitions Supply Program administered by Public Services and Procurement Canada, includes cleaning and repair kits, spare parts and slings. “The government of Canada is committed to providing the Canadian Armed Forces with…

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