Pentagon Announces Iraq Troop Rotations, Extensions
WASHINGTON - An Army armored cavalry unit and three brigade combat teams will deploy to Iraq next summer as part of annual troop rotations there, according to a Defense Department news release issued Oct. 8.
Also, an Army headquarters unit and elements of a Marine expeditionary force now in Iraq have [...]
Soldiers could get hand-held, radar-like device
By Matthew Cox - Staff writer
Posted : Saturday Jul 18, 2009 17:24:24 EDT
A hand-held radar device designed to see through walls, ceilings and floors may give soldiers the ability to spot enemy forces inside buildings.
Program Executive Office Soldier is developing a “sense through the wall” technology that will make it [...]
Soldier Missing In Action From Korean War Is Identified
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.
He is Pfc. David Woodruff, U.S. Army, of [...]
U.S., Afghan Forces Kill 32 Insurgents in Southern Afghanistan
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, April 10, 2009 – Coalition and Afghan forces killed 32 insurgents today during operations in southern Afghanistan, military officials reported.
In the Lashkar Gah district of Helmand province, 15 insurgents were killed after opening fire on a U.S.-Afghan patrol. The coalition troops returned fire, [...]
From IT security specialist and friend BG.
There’s a new Phishing Scam targeting USAA members. This cleverly crafted message “requires” the recipient to complete a new customer confirmation form. Recipients are directed to a hyperlink button in order to access this form. This link redirects the victim to a bogus website that is used to acquire [...]
From RonD: “I don’t know if this story is true, but it sure is good!”
My lead flight attendant came to me and said, ‘We have an H.R. on this flight’. H.R. stands for human remains.
‘Are they military?’ the Captain asked. ‘Yes’, she said. ‘Is there an escort?’ I asked. ‘Yes, I already [...]
Hellfire Missile Kills Insurgent, Destroys Vehicle in Baghdad
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, May 11, 2008 – A U.S. Hellfire missile killed an insurgent near the site of a roadside-bomb attack in Baghdad’s Adhamiyah district today, U.S. military officials said.
A vehicle was destroyed while another insurgent fled the scene.
“Our soldiers, along with the Iraqi security forces, continue [...]
An incredible weapon, as seen on the Discovery Channel. Thanks to RonD!
A special operations soldier that was interviewed by Bill O’Reilly last week in Afghanistan. In his own words, he describes how it’s going over there and what the mainstream media is NOT telling us about Afghanistan. There are many good things happening over there too. Just like in Iraq!
Please watch below:
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Well, I think the title says it all. John P. Murtha, ex Marine, has something else to be proud of. He is, once again is denigrating our military and our troops by undermining their support when they need it most.
House Democrats’ point man in the war-funding showdown with the White House Tuesday dismissed U.S. [...]