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Mar 7, 2012 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Hill: The Pentagon’s top leaders said Wednesday that the U.S. military would be ready for intervention in Syria, while warning that a military campaign would be challenging and should not be done unilaterally. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said that the Pentagon is reviewing military options in Syria for an international coalition to intervene if ...

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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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Mar 5, 2012 1 Comment ›› The Assassin

(Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed at least two civilians on Monday after detonating explosives at the gates of the NATO base where copies of the Koran were burned, Afghan officials said. The bomber targeted a vehicle belonging to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), said district governor Kabir Ahmad Rahil, adding there could be ...

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Mar 3, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

A CH-47 Chinook helicopter scatters snow as it lands at a remote landing zone in Shah Joy district, Zabul province, Afghanistan U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Guillermo Floresmartines wades through a canal during a patrol around the villages of Sre Kala and Paygel in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 16, 2012. U.S. Marines and sailors conducted clearing ...

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Mar 1, 2012 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

KABUL (AP) – Two American soldiers were killed Thursday in a shooting by an Afghan soldier and a literacy teacher at a joint base in southern Afghanistan, officials said, the latest in a series of deaths as anti-Americanism rises following the burning of Korans by U.S. soldiers. Both were killed on the same day that ...

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Feb 29, 2012 73 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WND: In a development that could chill the dedication of every soldier in the field, the U.S. government has refused to deny reports by the government of Afghanistan that NATO has agreed to have the soldiers who burned copies of the Quran face trial. Last week, Afghan president Hamid Karzai demanded NATO turn over the U.S. troops ...

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Feb 28, 2012 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

First Lady Michelle Obama eats with recruits at a U.S. Army messhall during a visit to Fort Jackson near Columbia, South Carolina in January. (CNSNews.com) – The healthy eating campaign has the U.S. military in its sights. During a panel discussion Thursday on how government can promote healthy eating habits, the U.S. Army touted its mess ...

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Feb 28, 2012 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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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 28, 2012 10 Comments ›› Angelia

RIP... We have lost another American Hero but will forever remember him and his Band Of Brothers. Washington Post: Lynn D. “Buck” Compton, an Army paratrooper whose World War II service was portrayed in the book and HBO miniseries “Band of Brothers” and who later as a prosecutor secured a conviction for Robert F. Kennedy assassin ...

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Feb 28, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

An Afghan soldier stands guard at the scene of a suicide attack at the gate of an airport in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan soldiers secure the scene of a suicide attack at the gate of an airport in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan protesters shout anti-U.S. slogans during a protest ...

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Feb 28, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 28, 2012 5 Comments ›› Angelia

FoxNews: The Navy’s futuristic railgun is one step closer to becoming a reality. Navy officials told FoxNews.com this week that the railgun, which relies on magnets rather than explosives to fire bullets at several times the speed of sound, had blasted through budget constraints that are leaving federal research programs in Washington at the drawing board. “I think ...

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Feb 27, 2012 14 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Free Beacon: The Obama administration’s proposed defense budget calls for military families and retirees to pay sharply more for their healthcare, while leaving unionized civilian defense workers’ benefits untouched. The proposal is causing a major rift within the Pentagon, according to U.S. officials. Several congressional aides suggested the move is designed to increase the enrollment in ...

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Feb 26, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Feb 26, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

This is why our troops should NOT share information on social networks before the family is notified! Please ...

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Feb 26, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

SC Now: A South Carolina woman could get up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine after her conviction for using her husband's name to collect veteran's benefits. Federal prosecutors say 26-year-old Megan Mosteller of Pickens was convicted by a federal jury trial in Florence of stealing more than $37,000 from the Department of Veterans ...

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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 26, 2012 11 Comments ›› Angelia

TownHall.com: Finally, a 21st century movie that doesn’t portray our military as corrupt, stupid, confused torturers who murder innocent babies. Act of Valor, which opened this weekend, features active (and anonymous) Navy SEALs in the re-creation of real events that showcase our crème de la crème rescuing our operatives and crushing our enemies in an OMG type ...

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Feb 25, 2012 4 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 25, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

A U.S. military convoy enters the Afghan Interior Ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012. (AP / Musadeq Sadeq) Afghan policemen march towards protesters near a US military base in Kabul. (Reuters: Ahmad Masood) Afghan security forces shoot into the air to disperse protesters outside an American military base during an anti-U.S. demonstration in Mehterlam. (RAHMAT ...

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Feb 25, 2012 11 Comments ›› Angelia

I have a girl crush!

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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 11 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 21, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

Washington Post: The mother of a former U.S. Marine sentenced to death in Iran on a spying conviction has visited her son in an Iranian prison, a spokesman for the Michigan family said Tuesday. Eric Volz said that Benhaz Hekmati was able to see her 28-year-old son Amir several times during a visit to Iran. The visit ...

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