Lance Cpl. Nicholas K. Bradley, a squad automatic weapon gunner with 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 1, and an Iraqi army soldier provide security during Operation Spring Break near the south side of Lake Tharthar in al Anbar province. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam J. Root.
‘Walking Dead’ Hit Lake [...]
Thursday, 29 May 2008
By Sgt Jennifer Schweizer
1st Sustainment Brigade, Multi-National Division-Baghdad
Chief Petty Officer Phil Palmer (center), a San Diego native, and the electronic warfare officer for the 165th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, in support of Multi-National Division - Baghdad, explains capabilities and limitations on the Mine Resistance Ambush Protective armored vehicle’s counter [...]
Forces in Iraq Capture Dozens, Discover Weapons Caches
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2008 – Forces in Iraq captured dozens of suspects and found multiple caches of weapons in recent days, military officials said.
Iraqi national policemen discovered a substantial munitions cache early this morning in the Aamel area of Rashid, in southeastern Baghdad.
The national police [...]
Spike strikes again!
A young ventriloquist is touring the clubs and one night he’s doing a show in a small town in Arkansas. With his dummy on his knee, he starts going through his usual dumb blonde jokes.
Suddenly, a blonde woman in the 4th row stands on her chair and starts shouting: “I’ve heard [...]
Just the news we were waiting for!
This is a chilling video describing the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the New Orleans police chief’s arbitrary decision to take firearms away from law abiding citizens trying to protect their property and their families. Describing this video as “chilling” doesn’t even come close to how I felt watching the N.O. police officers unlawfully taking [...]
A memorial is displayed in honor of Corporal Mark D. Kidd from Milford, MI with Headquarters and Support Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Marines. Regimental Combat Team 6 is deployed with II Marine Expeditionary Force in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq (Multi-National Forces-West) to develop the Iraqi Security Forces, [...]
As guests of Honor Flight Michigan, 40 World War II veterans traveled to Washington, D.C., on May 17, 2008, to visit the memorial built in their honor. Former soldiers Eddie Johnson (left) John Reiff (center) and John DeNardo wait with their Honor Flight guardians, Kim Stafford, Virginia Reiff, and Norm Van Sparr, respectively. The day [...]
My friend, lobyazoo, an old 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) war-horse sent the following in from one of my favorite publications, The Patriot Post. Loboyazoo knows a great story when he sees one and he knows well the Valor of the special acts of the men noted below.
Profiles in Valor—Memorial Day 2008
By Mark [...]
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NEW YORK CITY (May 21, 2008) Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) spell out “I Love NY” while pulling into New York City during the parade of ships for the 21st Fleet Week New York 2008. More than 4,000 Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen will participate in various community relation [...]