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Aug 21, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WVEC.com: President Barack Obama hopes to avoid painful defense cuts that could come about under the congressional sequestration process. In an exclusive interview with 13News, the president said he doubts any deal can be reached before the November election. ...

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Aug 21, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(FOX NEWS) KABUL, Afghanistan – Shrapnel from two rockets fired at Bagram Air Base struck the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs' C-17 plane Monday night, forcing the Chairman to await a replacement plane in order to leave Afghanistan. General Martin Dempsey was in his quarters at the time of the midnight attack on Bagram Air ...

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Aug 20, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(TIMES OF ISRAEL) Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “is determined to attack Iran before the US elections,” Israel’s Channel 10 News claimed on Monday night, and Israel is now “closer than ever” to a strike designed to thwart Iran’s nuclear drive. The TV station’s military reporter Alon Ben-David, who earlier this year was given extensive ...

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Aug 20, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(POLITICO) President Obama said Monday that he isn't too worried about two groups of military veterans running campaign ads against him. Last week, two groups — Special Operations Speaks and Special Operations OPSEC Education Fund - formed to criticize Obama on national security policy, the Osama bin Laden raid and intelligence leaks. “I don’t take these folks ...

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Aug 20, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(COP BLOCK) Around 7:30pm, August 16, decorated U.S. Marine Veteran Brandon J. Raub was taken into custody for airing his critical views of the U.S. Government on his Facebook by Chesterfield County Police, who were accompanied by several FBI and Secret Service agents. He was handcuffed, not read his rights, put into a Chesterfield Police ...

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Aug 20, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(NY DAILY NEWS) Army Sgt. Davin Dumar was seriously injured in an attack in Afghanistan last summer that left him with a wounded arm and no left leg. Through it all, he had the love of a former high school acquaintance — whom he would eventually marry — to see him through his darkest ...

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Aug 20, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(STRIPES) HARTFORD, Conn. — The newest Colt .45-caliber pistol is touted for its durability and design. It is tested to make sure it can be dropped in water, covered in mud, immersed in sand or ice, or left in a dust storm — and still be able to blast off a round when you pull the ...

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Aug 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AP) — Officials like to refer to the Y-12 National Security Complex as the Fort Knox for highly enriched uranium, which is why an unprecedented incursion by an 82-year-old nun and two fellow protesters has critics mocking the notion that the weapons plant is secure. Operations resumed last week after being shut down over the ...

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Aug 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Lookout: There was no arrest. No escape. No surrender. No assassination attempt. No human smuggling. No helicopter or hovercraft. Just a wanted man, on a balcony with a microphone. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange emerged from a window onto a small balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy on Sunday, where he made his first ...

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Aug 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(NEWSMAX) American drones fired a flurry of missiles in a Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan Sunday, killing a total of 10 suspected militants, Pakistani officials said. In the first strike, missiles fired from unmanned American spy planes hit two vehicles near the Afghan border, killing at least seven militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said. The strike came in ...

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Aug 18, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 18, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Politico: Here in the military town home to Fort Bragg, long fighting off its nickname “Fayette-nam,” the unemployment rate has soared above the rest of the country’s for years. And things could get much worse, military officials, contractors and voters here fear, if Congress doesn’t work out a deal before January 2nd when $500 ...

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Aug 18, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Exerpted from CNN: A military appeals court halted the murder case against Maj. Nidal Hasan indefinitely on Friday to sort out issues surrounding a judge's threat to shave the beard the Army psychiatrist grew while awaiting trial in the 2009 Fort Hood killings. The court martial was originally stopped on Wednesday and Hassan was fined ...

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Aug 18, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Washington Secrets: Sen. John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential candidate on Friday charged that critics are trying to "swiftboat" President Obama with false and "ridiculous" claims and that Mitt Romney is a foreign policy rookie who embarrassed himself during a recent trip to London. In a letter to Obama's supporters, he railed on the ...

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Aug 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Fox News: U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan are being ordered to carry loaded weapons at all times while on base, in response to a rash of Afghan soldiers and policemen turning their weapons on coalition forces. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The directive, confirmed by Fox News, was issued by International Security ...

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Aug 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(POLITICO) Army suicides hit a new single-month record in July, when 38 active-duty and reserve soldiers took their own lives, according to official figures released Thursday. The toll, up from 24 in June, prompted a wave of renewed anger and frustration among Pentagon leaders and veterans advocates. “I was pretty shocked when I saw the number,” ...

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Aug 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Hill: The deaths bring the toll of American soldiers killed by their local counterparts to 11 in the past two weeks. The killing of two U.S. special-forces troops by a member of the Afghan National Security Forces on Friday brings the death toll of American soldiers killed by their local ...

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Aug 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(The Atlantic Wire) Politically speaking, Navy SEALs aren't the safest targets to rail against in a presidential race, but the Obama campaign isn't hesitating to take down a group of former SEALs who've criticized the president's national security decisions. On Thursday morning, campaign officials waged a full court press against the Special Operations ...

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Aug 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(THE DAILY CALLER) Media Matters senior fellow Eric Boehlert said on Thursday that a group of former Navy SEALS “don’t have guts” after the special forces operators launched a media campaign condemning the Obama administration’s national security leaks. “#kindalame former Navy SEALs don’t have guts to admit they’re running a GOP, anti-Obama campaign; http://nyti.ms/N2nYYj ” Boehlert ...

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