Afghan soldiers and U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment conduct a road reconnaissance patrol in Nawa District, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 25, 2009. U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 3, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade -Afghanistan are deployed in support of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force and will [...]
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. William Travis, right, conducts a dismounted patrol with Afghan national army soldiers in an area near Midoni village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, July 23. The U.S. Army in Afghanistan is increasingly transferring responsibility to the Afghan national security forces.
A U.S. Army Soldier uses an interpreter to translate questions for the Afghan national [...]
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We reported in these pages back on April 20, 2008, the US Navy’s plans to name a ship for Medal of Honor recipient awarded posthumously to Cpl. Jason Dunham, USMC.
Navy Christens New Guided Missile Destroyer Jason Dunham
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Actress and United Nations Good Will Ambassador, Angelina Jolie, spending some time visiting with troops today at the Cross Sabers monument in Baghdad’s International Zone. She got a tour of the monument from troops with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team from the 1st Infantry Division. She also posed for pictures with troops [...]
I read the police report a few days ago and noted that the reporting officer is articulate, writes an excellent report and is believable.
Now the President of the United States puts his two cents in, which is unforgivable, crass, but not unexpected. The racial component in this story does not lie at the feet [...]
Just when you think that Americans don’t care about anything but themselves, your faith is restored after watching just how much they do care. This is a must see video. Thanks to BG for sending this in.
Killed in action the week before, the body of Sergeant First Class John C. Beale was returned to Falcon [...]
UPDATED INFORMATION ABOUT THE PASSING OF S/SGT RYAN PATMAN MEANS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS ENTRY.
Why I Don’t Give A Damn About Michael Jackson
I don’t care because one of America’s beautiful children of the United States Army passed away this morning after surviving a major cancer surgery six days ago.
This man among men knew something [...]
From NewsMax.com -
Obama Health Plan to Cover 12 Million Illegals
Sunday, July 19, 2009 6:32 PM
By: David A. Patten
On Friday, Democrats moved one step closer to giving free health insurance to the nation’s estimated 12 million illegal aliens when they successfully defeated a Republican-backed amendment, offered by Rep. Dean Heller, R-Nev., that would have [...]
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Medal of Honor Recipients Plan Big Showing for Convention
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2009 – At least 59 of the 96 living Medal of Honor recipients are expected to attend the upcoming annual convention of the society named for them.
The host committee of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s convention, scheduled for Sept. 15 [...]