New helmet program focuses on stopping power
By Dan Lamothe - Staff writer
Posted : Sunday Apr 19, 2009 8:26:29 EDT
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — The Marine Corps and Army are pushing forward with a plan to roll out a new, tougher battlefield helmet, but will keep existing padding inside despite criticism over safety and comfort.
Folks, I received the following email from a United States Army Special Forces NCO, combat veteran and American citizen. This gentleman responded to me personally about the article posted on these pages titled: Questions About the ‘Violence’ at the Tea Party and more specifically the recent reports released by The Department of Homeland Security insulting [...]
From right, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Lech Szczawinski and Spcs. Berchell Francis and Timothy Donovan clean a 120-mm mortar system at Forward Operating Base Lagman, Afghanistan, April 15, 2009. The Soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army Europe. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Mancini, U.S. Army/Released)
U.S. Coast Guard Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Al Monterroza transits the James River in North Dakota April 15, 2009, after a sortie to possibly evacuate Navy Sailors from a submarine communication tower in LaMoure, N.D. Monterroza and another two-person crew from Sector Upper Mississippi River’s disaster area response team arrived in Fargo, N.D., April 11, [...]
Recovering the Maersk Alabama Lifeboat
Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jon Rasmussen
The lifeboat from the Maersk Alabama is hoisted aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer to be processed for evidence after the successful rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips. Phillips was held captive by suspected Somali pirates in the lifeboat in the Indian Ocean for [...]
Report: Dodd Receives Early Donations From Just 5 State Residents Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd raised $4,250 from five state residents in the first three months of 2009. Close to 400 donors outside Connecticut made up the rest of the donations, according to the Connecticut Post.
Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd pulled in early campaign donations from [...]
This whole “pirate coming to NY to stand trial” thing sounds waaaaay too much like the way that the Clinton Administration dealt with TERRORISTS!
The captured Somali pirate who held a merchant ship captain hostage will be brought to New York to face trial, a U.S. official said Thursday.
The suspect, identified as Abduhl Wal-i-Musi, was [...]
These Democrats are great. They just really cannot help themselves. The Governor of Texas, Rick Perry, in a speech the other day basicallly called out the the Government of the United States and said that the Feds are infringing on “states” rights, thereby infringing on the 10th Ammendment. Perry also said that Texas “secession” was [...]
Medal of Honor Recipients Visit Soldiers in Baghdad
By Army Sgt. Dustin Roberts
Special to American Forces Press Service
BAGHDAD, April 15, 2009 – Two Vietnam War veterans who survived combat and who received the Medal of Honor visited soldiers serving in Multinational Division Baghdad here with the 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team at [...]
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With regards to the numerous Tea Party celebrations throughout the United States….
1. How much violence was reported by the main-stream media (msm)?
2. How many arrests were there for “peaceful” protests?
3. How many police officers were injured during the demonstrations?
4. How much of a “carbon footprint” was created from all of the Molotov cocktails thrown?
5. How [...]
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