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May 28, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

KnottiesNiche Excerpted from the Examiner: On Sunday, the day before Memorial Day 2012, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes said he was “uncomfortable” calling America’s fallen military “heroes.” “I feel comfortable, ah, uncomfortable, about the word [heroes] because it seems to me that it is so rhetorically proximate to justifications for more war,” he stammered. “Um,” he added, “and, I don’t want ...

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May 28, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

From Fox News: U.S. Marine Sgt. William Stacey was killed earlier this year by a homemade bomb in southern Afghanistan, a tragedy for which he prepared by writing a letter to his family explaining why he was fighting that was to be read in the event of his death. The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Marine ...

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May 13, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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May 13, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Happy Mothers Day to all the Moms Serving.

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May 12, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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May 12, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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May 12, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

When Army Sgt. Julia Bringloe received the Distinguished Flying Cross during a Manhattan ceremony last week it wasn't for any one particular thing that she had done. Bringloe, 39, received the honor for dozens of courageous acts performed during a 60-hour mission where she and her medevac crew rescued 14 wounded soldiers. Business Insider: Erik German from ...

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May 8, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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May 5, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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May 2, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

If you have any information please contact the Clarksville PD at (931) 648-0656 Army Times: CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Taylor Hotzoglou was the type of person who performed random acts of kindness. He enjoyed helping almost anyone with anything, even if it was giving the last dollar out of his wallet. It was his kind heart and willingness to ...

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May 2, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Some ask what stateside Wounded Warrior events have to do with the "front". Well these guys bring the war home with them. Some scars are visible and some aren't but it is those who have the visible injuries who make people SEE all those who come home as people not just statistics. They are winning ...

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May 1, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Apr 30, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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Apr 30, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Photos By Dima Gavrysh

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Apr 30, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

N.Y. Times One of the world’s most prolific bootleggers of Hollywood DVDs loves his morning farina. He has spent eight years churning out hundreds of thousands of copies of “The Hangover,” “Gran Torino” and other first-run movies from his small Long Island apartment to ship overseas. “Big Hy” — his handle among many loyal customers — would ...

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Apr 29, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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Apr 23, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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Apr 23, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Injured U.S. Army dog handler Aaron Yoder is dragged behind cover by soldiers during a fire exchange with Taliban fighters in Maiwand district. Sgt. Yoder was hit while protecting his dog. He is now stateside and recovering. Below is a picture of him being medivac'd.

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Apr 22, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Los Angeles Times: REPORTING FROM MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan -- Afghan and U.S. officials said Sunday they had agreed to the broad outlines of an accord governing the long-term American presence in Afghanistan after the Western combat role ends in 2014. The heads of the two countries’ negotiating teams, Afghanistan’s national security advisor Rangin Spanta and U.S. Ambassador ...

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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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