A Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile configured with a National Nuclear Security Administration joint-test assembly launches May 22 from North Vandenberg Launch Facility-10 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The launch was an operational test to determine the weapon system’s reliability and accuracy. The missile’s single unarmed re-entry vehicle traveled approximately 5,250 miles before hitting [...]
Capt. Erik Oksenvaag, a Seattle native, talks with 1st Lt. Ryan Poole, a Pasadena, Calif., native, during a mission in the Thawra 2 neighborhood of the Sadr City district of Baghdad May 11. Oksenvaag commands Company C, Task Force 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division which is currently attached [...]
U.S. Army Soldiers react to a mortar blast while searching for weapons caches in northwest Shulla, Iraq, May 16, 2008. During the search, the Soldiers were harassed by small arms and mortar fire. The Soldiers are from Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. (U.S.Army photo/Spc. Charles W. Gill)
Thanks to my Redneck friend and battle-buddy RonD for sending this in.
We have enjoyed the redneck jokes for years. It’s time to take a reflective look at the core beliefs of a culture that values home, family, country and God. If I had to stand before a dozen terrorists who threaten my life, I’d choose [...]
Please see our latest post, Senator Kennedy Dies From Brain Tumor, on August 26, 2009
The “Chappaquiddick incident” refers to the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, a former campaign worker for the assassinated U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy of New York. Kopechne’s dead body was discovered inside an overturned car belonging to Senator Ted Kennedy [...]
Iranians Would Welcome Airstrikes, Sources Say
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 3:56 PM
By: Kenneth R. Timmerman Article Font Size
As Barack Obama and John McCain thrash it out over how they would deal with Iran, voices from inside Iran are weighing in with an unusual message: If the United States strikes hard and fast, we will [...]
By Donna Miles
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2008 – The Defense Department today announced force rotations for Iraq and Afghanistan, including upcoming active-duty deployments later this year and alerts to Army National Guard units to deploy in spring 2009 and 2010.
About 25,000 active-duty troops assigned to a division headquarters and seven brigade combat teams [...]
NewsMax.com is reporting on some pretty tough words from Richard A. Viguerie publisher of ConservativeHQ.com and the pioneer of political direct mail and libNOT.com wholeheartedly agrees:
“Leaders in the White House, the Congress, and the Republican National Committee and its affiliates, along with most Republican leaders at the state level, have failed — or outright betrayed [...]
Is this where we are going? Again? Are we about to embark on another national disgrace that was like John Kerry’s Vietnam Veterans Against War?
Well, it seems as if we are. Today, ex soldiers were testifying in front of Congress about “atrocities” that American troops were perpetrating against the Iraqis.
Former army sergeant Kristofer [...]
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Jeff Nelson, a former New York Yankees relief pitcher, signs a baseball for a fan at a Morale, Welfare and Recreation-sponsored event at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, May 11, 2008. The Heroes of the Diamond Tour brought four retired Major League Baseball players to visit with deployed servicemembers. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica R. [...]
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