This essay, sent in by old friend RonD, is from 2006 and is a good reminder of the complacency that exists in the United States today. I knew we were in trouble when Iraq and Afghanistan were renamed as “overseas contingencies” and the terror attack in Ft. Hood was the work of a troubled, depressed [...]
Talk about an awe inspiring brave young soldier…….plus, he’s a NY Yankee fan!! Posted at Breitbart.com
We thank retired USCG diver JoeQ for sending this in.
Arizona Open Border Investigation Reveals Possible Terrorists Infiltrating Regularly
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Office of the Secretary of Defense Public Affairs
Story by John Kruzel
Posted: 02.18.2010 06:49
WASHINGTON - The recent capture of the Afghan Taliban’s No. 2 leader and top operational commander represents a “significant win,” a White House official said.
U.S. officials have said little in public on the capture in Pakistan of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar [...]
Cougar Company, Third Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment adds armored punch to U.S. Marines effort to push out insurgents during Operation Phantom Fury in Fallujah. Produced by Master Sergeant Dave Larsen
Story by Gerry Gilmore
Posted: 09.25.2009 03:28
WASHINGTON - An indictment handed down yesterday in a North Carolina federal court charges three men with plotting to attack Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., with the intent to murder U.S. military personnel.
The men — two American citizens and a legal U.S. resident from Kosovo – are Daniel Patrick [...]
New Weapon System Boosts Soldiers’ Safety
By Army Staff Sgt. Marcos Alices
Special to American Forces Press Service
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2009 – As U.S. forces fight insurgents in the southern and eastern regions of Afghanistan, officials are working to protect them with new technology, equipment and vehicles.
One of the newest tools in their arsenal [...]
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 [...]
Joint Forces Kill 15 Militants, Detain Seven in Afghanistan
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2009 – Afghan and coalition forces killed 15 militants, wounded 12 others and detained one in the Arghandab district of Afghanistan’s Zabol province after their convoy came under attack today.
The patrol was en route to a local village to talk with [...]
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Al-Qaida Remains No. 1 Threat to United States, Official Says
By Gerry J. Gilmore
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2009 – The al-Qaida terrorist network and its affiliate members continue to pose the greatest danger to the United States and its allies, a senior U.S. State Department official said here yesterday.
Ronald Schlicher, acting coordinator for the [...]