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Nov 26, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Nov 26, 2011 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Daily Mail: China's vast military machine grows by the day. America's sending troops to Australia in response. As tension between the two superpowers escalates, Max Hastings warns of a terrifying threat to world peace. On the evening of November 1, 1950, 22-year-old Private Carl Simon of the U.S. 8th Cavalry lay shivering with his comrades in ...

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Nov 25, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA officers are asking people to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of the first American killed in the Afghan war by donating to help the children of their fellow fallen. Since the death in 2001 of CIA officer Mike Spann, a total of 23 stars have been added to the wall ...

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Nov 25, 2011 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 25, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

[caption id="attachment_196531" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti (left), commander of ISAF Joint Command and Joint Base Lewis-McChord's I Corps, and Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell (right), command sergeant major of ISAF and I Corps, pose with the Thanksgiving Day mascot, Sgt. Brandon Giles (center), a native of Glenco, Ala., and the non-commissioned officer in ...

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Nov 25, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Nov 25, 2011 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Los Angeles Times: Aerospace giant Boeing Co. has delivered the first batch of 30,000-pound bombs, each nearly five tons heavier than anything else in the military's arsenal, to the U.S. Air Force to pulverize underground enemy hide-outs. At a total cost of about $314 million, the military has developed and ordered 20 of the GPS-guided bombs, ...

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Nov 24, 2011 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

ABC News: It was an overcast day in Newport, N.H., when a simple “20/20? shoot turned into something that made me wonder about life after death. I was filming soldier Justin Rollin’s parents Skip and Rhonda playing with their dog Hero, whose rescue from the Iraq War zone where Justin died was nothing short of a miracle. Sometimes ...

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Nov 24, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords helped serve a Thanksgiving meal to service members and retirees at a military base in her hometown of Tucson, Ariz. (Nov. 24)

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Nov 24, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Marines and sailors aboard Camp Leatherneck were served Thanksgiving Dinner in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The area has been a focal point of the U.S.-led strategy to counter the Taliban and other insurgent groups. (Nov. 24)

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Nov 24, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 24, 2011 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Buffalo News: The claims of a dedicated member of the Occupy Buffalo movement that he saw combat in Iraq and Afghanistan are not supported by Army records. Christopher M. Simmance has told several media outlets, including The Buffalo News, that he served as many as three tours of duty in those war zones and that he was ...

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Nov 24, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

COS ECHO, Iraq (AP) – American troops marked their last Thanksgiving in Iraq Thursday with turkey, stuffing and a rocket fire alarm. Fewer than 20,000 American troops remain in Iraq at eight bases across the country. All of the forces must be out of Iraq by the end of this year, and American soldiers have ...

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Nov 24, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

Atlanta Business Chronicle: A Waco, Ga., businessman has stirred up a load of controversy due to signs he posted on his company’s trucks that say: “New Company Policy: We are not hiring until Obama is gone,” reports Atlanta Business Chronicle broadcast partner WXIA-TV. When asked by a WXIA reporter what is behind the sentiment, Bill Looman, the ...

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Nov 24, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

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Nov 24, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

[caption id="attachment_196052" align="alignnone" width="285" caption="To the families who have an empty seat at their Thanksgiving table... Our hearts are with you. "][/caption]

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Nov 23, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

KSTP.com: At the Thanksgiving dinner table in Chicago Thursday, the mother of a Twin Cities soldier killed in Afghanistan, will dine with a woman, forever thankful for what her son did. Corporal Ben Kopp gave the gift of life not just to that woman, but to many others. What's extraordinary is the growing bond between Ben's mom ...

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Nov 23, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Nov 23, 2011 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NBC News: WACO, Ga. -- A west Georgia business owner is stirring up controversy with signs he posted on his company's trucks, for all to see as the trucks roll up and down roads, highways and interstates: "New Company Policy: We are not hiring until Obama is gone." "Can't afford it," explained the employer, Bill Looman, ...

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Nov 23, 2011 7 Comments ›› Angelia

Telegraph: An ominous forecast of the country's accounts warns it could face economic collapse if foreign aid is abruptly cut as its international backers seek to scale down their presence. The tiny Afghan economy cannot support the burgeoning army and police force being built by Nato to take over the fight against the insurgency and the country ...

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Nov 23, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Nov 23, 2011 19 Comments ›› The Assassin

(Politico) — A large cross that had been prominently displayed outside a chapel on an isolated military base in northern Afghanistan was taken down last week, prompting outrage from some American service members stationed there. “We are here away from our families, and the chapel is the one place that feels like home,” a service member ...

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Nov 23, 2011 49 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Because the big bad American military had its big bad bases in Saudi Aradia, bin Laden did the sensible and defensible thing and attacked us on 9-11, is what he's saying here. Ron Paul is the military's worst enemy masquerading as its best friend. Ron Paul has hated the United States Military since he ...

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Nov 23, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Hill: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday doubled down on President Obama's threat to veto any attempt to get around the automatic spending cuts triggered by Monday's failure of the debt supercommittee. There is "no wiggle room" in the veto threat, Carney told reporters. "Look, those cuts in the sequester are broad and onerous ...

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Nov 23, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Daily Caller: Almost immediately after the congressional deficit reduction super committee called it quits on trying to reach a deal on federal budget cuts, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged Congress to stop the automatic across-the-board cuts, warning they would “tear a seam in the nation’s defense.” That’s a near-complete contradiction to what his boss, President Barack ...

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