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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

Sky News: A protester has branded Tony Blair a war criminal after storming the Leveson Inquiry hearing where the former prime minister is giving evidence. The man, dressed in a white shirt and chinos, entered the room from behind Lord Justice Leveson where the door is manned by a sole usher. He appeared to catch security at ...

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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 8, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

A112AM 12-Year-Old Boy Made Honorary Marine Before Succumbing To Cancer-Related Infection, Local Marine Stands Guard At His Hospital Door Entire Night Before He Passed Away… 12-year-old Cody Green has always admired the strength and courage of the Marines. At 12:35 Saturday afternoon, it was the Marines admiring the strength and courage of Cody. Cody had leukemia since ...

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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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Apr 30, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

A young veteran is making a documentary about his unit, their experience in Iraq and their struggle to return to civilian life. The film will feature hours of video footage that his fellow Marines shot on their own personal cameras.

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Apr 26, 2012 Comments Off 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 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 7, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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Mar 28, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

We sometimes forget some of the sacrifices our Military families make.

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Mar 27, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

Before you go to bed tonight, remember a US soldier has your back

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Mar 25, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

FoxNews: March 25 is Medal of Honor Day, marking the 149th anniversary of the presentation of the first medal. To mark the occasion, the delegation will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery. Only a few dozen Medal of Honor recipients are still with us. Sadly, America lost ...

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Mar 24, 2012 4 Comments ›› Angelia

Video of a terrorist sniper, who shot a U.S. Army medic, captures the entire event on camera. Scenes include a Soldier walking around his Humvee, Soldier getting shot, getting up and taking cover, and Soldiers chasing terrorists. This video shows you the whole story, the Terrorist are "captured" along with the camera that took the ...

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Mar 22, 2012 3 Comments ›› Angelia

There is a brotherhood in the military that words and pictures can never do justice....

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Mar 21, 2012 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WashingtonTimes A recent Army health report draws an alarming profile of a fighting force more prone to inexcusable violence amid an “epidemic” of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the mental breakdown attracting speculation as a factor in a massacre of Afghan civilians this month. Based on an exhaustive study of nearly 500,000 soldiers, reservists and veterans, ...

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Mar 20, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Today marks the 9th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War. Please take a moment to remember those that made the ultimate sacrifice, the Veterans and those that are still downrange.

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Mar 19, 2012 6 Comments ›› Angelia

This is a weapon held exclusively by the Israeli Army. It is best described as a hand-held, shoulder launched missile. Oh, and it deploys phosphorous that explodes on contact.

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Mar 13, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

Happy K9 Veteran's Day! March 13, 1942 is the official birthday of the United States K9 Corps. They served to save, and they deserve to be remembered.

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Mar 13, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

The Atlantic Wire: Just when Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was beginning to sound somewhat sane, he goes and says something like this: "We don't need to build (atomic) bombs," he told a crowd at a ceremony inaugurating a new dam in Western Iran. "Bombs are for retarded people." The Adam Sandler-esque soundbite comes from a ...

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Mar 6, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Sometimes a single picture speak all the words one needs on the sacrifices our troops make and why they fight... not because they hate what is in front of them but because they love what is behind them. Credit for Photo to Oh Penelope Photography

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Feb 28, 2012 21 Comments ›› Angelia

NPR: Since the Gay Marines Facebook page posted it on Saturday, a photo of Sgt. Brandon Morgan and his partner Dalan Wells sharing a welcome home kiss in Hawaii has been getting quite a bit of attention: — 15,000 or so "likes." — 2,700 or so shares. — About 3,300 comments. — A rapidly growing number of posts. Including one ...

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