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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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Feb 26, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Feb 26, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

USA Today: The U.S military announced Sunday that it has recovered the remains of the last American service member who was unaccounted for in Iraq, an Army interpreter seized by gunmen after sneaking off base to visit his Iraqi wife in Baghdad during the height of the insurgency. The remains of Staff Sgt. Ahmed al-Taie, who was ...

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Feb 24, 2012 10 Comments ›› Angelia

?"salam alaikum, hi yes, i'll have a small berry blast, no, no wait.... peach smoothy and a list containing the locations of known terrorists and associates. Oh whats that now? You're out of peach? Ok thats fine I'll just take the terrorists." - comment on picture by one of the men in it. (I love ...

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Feb 21, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Feb 20, 2012 3 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 20, 2012 15 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 17, 2012 11 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 17, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Feb 13, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard complete a ruck march to earn the Expert Infantryman Badge at Forward Operating Base Gerber, in Kuwait, on Jan. 27, 2012. The Expert Infantryman Badge is awarded to soldiers who hold infantry or special forces military occupational specialties and complete a series of tests. DoD photo by Cpl. Trisha ...

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Feb 8, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

The young dead soldiers do not speak. Nevertheless, they are heard in the still houses: who has not heard them? They have a silence that speaks for them at night and when the clock counts. They say: We were young. We have died. Remember us. They say: We have done what we could but until it is finished it is not done. They say: ...

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Feb 6, 2012 18 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 6, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 5, 2012 3 Comments ›› Angelia

Christmas day 1915: one of the most famous football matches ever took place between English and German troops who had been shooting at each other from the trenches the day before. Both sides came out peacefully into no man's land between the trenches and kicked a football around. One soldier estimated that there may have ...

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Feb 5, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 4, 2012 4 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 4, 2012 1,130 Comments ›› Angelia

The Shark Tank: President Obama’s latest policy outrage makes no attempt to hide his contempt for our military, as he is ordering that our troops serving overseas in war zones overseas are not to receive combat pay unless they are being shot at. A Marine who lives in Florida has just posted a note on Facebook ...

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Feb 3, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

FoxNews: An Army officer ordered a court-martial Friday for a low-ranking intelligence analyst charged in the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history. Military District of Washington commander Maj. Gen. Michael Linnington referred all charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning to a general court-martial, the Army said in a statement. The referral means Manning will stand trial for ...

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Feb 3, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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