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Apr 22, 2012 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Apr 21, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

UT San Diego Camp Pendleton commanders stop potential Afghan "honor killing" The Afghan girl turned up one winter night at the Marine base with fist-sized bruises beginning to blossom across her body. Her name was Malika, and she looked about 16 years old, 17 at the most. More worrisome to military medical staff than the abrasions on her ...

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Apr 20, 2012 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

"These Marines stomped so much ass that they actually had to stop filming, so they could import colons from other Arab countries to meet the demand!" ~Fire37Rescue

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Apr 19, 2012 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Apr 19, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

This is UNACCEPTABLE! BayCitizen.Org Letter to veterans secretary cites "extreme disappointment" over decision not to overhaul troubled office Sixteen members of Congress sent a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki Thursday, urging him to "send immediate help" to his agency's Oakland Regional Office, which handles all disability claims filed by veterans from Bakersfield to the ...

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Apr 19, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Apr 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Reuters: The Afghan Taliban, who claimed responsibility for brazen weekend attacks in Kabul and three other provinces, vowed revenge against U.S. forces fighting in the country after the pictures were published in the Los Angeles Times newspaper. "They will be punished for their actions and we will take revenge. When and how is ...

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Apr 19, 2012 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

He also expresses his concern about "bad actions" by Americans in the future, but expresses no concern about "bad actions" by the Taliban in the future. KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemned photographs of U.S. soldiers posing with the mangled bodies of Afghan insurgent bombers as "inhuman" on Thursday, calling for a rapid transition ...

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Apr 18, 2012 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

A soldier from the Army's 82nd Airborne Division with the body of an Afghan terrorist killed while trying to plant a roadside bomb. The photo is one of 18 provided to The Times of U.S. soldiers posing with corpses. Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: The paratroopers had their assignment: Check out reports that Afghan police ...

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Apr 17, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Washington Post: Sometimes, capturing a Taliban commander requires vast resources and complex operations. Last week in eastern Afghanistan, it required neither. Mohammad Ashan, a mid-level Taliban commander in Paktika province, strolled toward a police checkpoint in the district of Sar Howza with a wanted poster bearing his own face. He demanded the finder’s fee referenced on the ...

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Apr 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Fox News: For Taliban militants and U.S. strategists alike, all roads in this impoverished country of mountain passes, arid deserts and nearly impassable goat tracks lead to this ancient capital of 3 million people nestled in a high and narrow valley. The Taliban made their intentions clear over the weekend, mounting spectacular coordinated attacks that spawned ...

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Apr 16, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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Apr 16, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Apr 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

KABUL, Afghanistan and NEW DELHI, India -- Fighting ended Monday morning some 18 hours after the Taliban launched a coordinated attack on Western embassies, NATO headquarters and Afghan government facilities in the capital Kabul and three eastern provinces. The attacks, marked by extensive gunfire, explosions and rocket attacks and among the most serious to hit the ...

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Apr 15, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

Mills turns 25 later this week. He has a 4-month-old daughter and wife. This was his third tour of duty in Afghanistan.

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Apr 14, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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Apr 14, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

Military.com: A Brazilian-born Army sergeant credited with saving two lives during an attack in Afghanistan while wounded has been presented with the nation's second highest military honor, the Distinguished Service Cross. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presented the medal to Sgt. Felipe Pereira of the 101st Airborne Division during a ceremony Thursday at the installation ...

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Apr 13, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

"Alpha 1-87 IN 10th MTN charges head first into an enemy ambush. Skip to 2:20 to begin if you want. Basically we were on a cache search when we hit an enemy ambush from about 30-50 meters away, you can hear the bullets going by Gannon's head. Gannon leads his SAW gunner to fight through ...

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Apr 13, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

Afghan policemen with the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team in a combined raid on a suspected weapons cache April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan.

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Apr 11, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Apr 10, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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