Amazing how Zack can say so few words and mean so much.
The City of Kabul, Afghanistan continues with major quality of life improvements - electricity, water, transportation, economic development and security. Several interviews/comments with residents.
U.S. Marines and the Afghan national army occupying the Khan Nechion castle in south Helmand province. Scenes include a firefight between Marine and Afghan army soldiers against insurgents, various views of the castle, a Marine Corps bulldozer that hit an improvised explosive device and interviews with Marines discussing entering the Khan Nechion castle and surviving [...]
Pakistan, Afghanistan, U.S. agree, cooperation key to success along border pass
Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
Saturday, 11 July 2009
KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Since the fall of the Taliban in late 2001, Pakistan and Afghanistan have shared not only a border, but also a [...]
Face of Defense: Soldier Honored for Valor, Recalls Ambush
By Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class William Selby
Special to American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2009 – The fifth Army Reserve soldier to earn the Silver Star since the terrorist attacks on the United States in 2001 spoke about his experience in a “DoDLive” bloggers roundtable July [...]
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Sanchez and Cpl. Lavachery, with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, return fire to enemy positions during an attack on Patrol Base Jaker, in Nawa, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 20, 2009. The Marines are deployed in support of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. William Greeson, U.S. [...]
FLASH > UPDATE TO THE DANGEROUS WEATHER CONDITIONS NOW PREVALENT ON LONG ISLAND.
15 July 2009 - 3:30 PM - the heat is causing people to drop like flies. Who knows when this beastly weather will end. The National Weather Service reports that the current temperature of 77 degrees, humidity at 43% may last to the [...]
I found this post from 18 months ago in LibNot.com and felt that re-posting it is timely and after reading it once again - still terrifically hilarious! Enjoy
Thanks to JoeQ, USCG Diver Emeritus.
For those who slept through World History 101 here is a condensed version.
Humans originally existed as members of small bands of nomadic hunters/gatherers. [...]
U.S. Army Sgt. Angel Luscano, center, and his crew, all assigned to 3rd Brigade, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pose for a photo at the battalion’s mechanic shop on Forward Operating Base Marez, Iraq, July 7, 2009. Luscano and his crew are responsible for the maintenance and repair of [...]
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U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Larry Nicholson, right, the commander of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade–Afghanistan, talks with Lt. Col. William McCollough, the commander of 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, July 6, 2009, at Patrol Base Jaker in the Nawa district of the Helmand province of Afghanistan. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. William Greeson, U.S. Marine [...]
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