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Feb 1, 2012 6 Comments ›› Angelia

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Jan 31, 2012 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Wired's Danger Room: The U.S. military has been after self-guided bullets for years. Now, government researchers have finally made it happen: a bullet that can navigate itself a full mile before successfully nailing its target. The breakthrough comes courtesy of engineers at the government’s Sandia National Laboratories. They’ve successfully tested a prototype of the bullet at distances ...

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Jan 30, 2012 28 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) - A Hawaii-based Marine accused of hazing a fellow Marine who later committed suicide in Afghanistan was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail and a reduction in rank. Navy Capt. Carrie Stephens, the judge in Lance Cpl. Jacob Jacoby's special court-martial, handed down the sentence after Jacoby pleaded guilty to assault. Jacoby's ...

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Jan 30, 2012 5 Comments ›› Angelia

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Jan 30, 2012 4 Comments ›› Angelia

[caption id="attachment_212100" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Eleanor Hayes, left, and her mother Terry Hayes react as their families restored 1959 Chevrolet Apache pickup truck is driven into a ceremony Saturday at WyoTech."][/caption] Carpenean.com Wyoming National Guard Capt. Bruce E. Hays was killed in Gerdia Seria, Afghanistan by an IED. Before he was deployed he gave his wife a 1959 ...

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Jan 29, 2012 7 Comments ›› Angelia

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Jan 28, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

[caption id="attachment_211661" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Yes those are OUR troops!"][/caption]

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Jan 28, 2012 3 Comments ›› Angelia

I am personally torn on this issue. I am one of those peace through superior firepower we need a KICK ASS military types. But I have said for years Afghanistan should have stayed a Special Ops war. However I also see that Iraq needed to be a boots on the ground ...

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Jan 28, 2012 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON—Pentagon war planners have concluded that their largest conventional bomb isn't yet capable of destroying Iran's most heavily fortified underground facilities, and are stepping up efforts to make it more powerful, according to U.S. officials briefed on the plan. The 30,000-pound "bunker-buster" bomb, known as the Massive Ordnance Penetrator, was specifically designed to take out the ...

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Jan 28, 2012 22 Comments ›› Angelia

Heritage Foundation: Defense Secretary Leon Panetta today laid out details of a plan to cut a half a trillion dollars from defense spending. That’s in addition to the half-trillion in cuts required under the Budget Control Act. The Wall Street Journal reports that, as part of the plan to cope with funding cuts and reduced troop levels, ...

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Jan 28, 2012 6 Comments ›› Angelia

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Now this is what a Grateful Nation is about!

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Jan 28, 2012 3 Comments ›› Angelia

Miami Herald: Inspired by Monday night’s Republican presidential debate over immigration, Rep. David Rivera, R-Miami, filed a bill that would give young people who serve in the military — not college students — a path to U.S. citizenship. "If somebody is willing to die for America, then certainly they deserve a chance at life in America," ...

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Jan 27, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

Reuters: At least 1,000 Iraq War veterans and their family members are expected to march in St. Louis on Saturday in the nation's first major homecoming parade honoring U.S. soldiers who served in the war, a coalition of veteran groups, private citizens and local officials said. Since the last troops left Iraq in December there have ...

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Jan 27, 2012 4 Comments ›› Angelia

Rest In Peace Heroes. Someone Remembers. Someone Cares. Someone whispers your names in their prayers. [caption id="attachment_211471" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Sgt. Maj. Mitchell Green holds the dog tags of a fallen Marine as he pays his respects to his comrades during a ceremony at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, Jan. 24. Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 held a ceremony ...

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Jan 25, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

U.S. Army Sgt. Adam M. Hale, an infantryman with B Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade (left), U.S. Army Sgt. Nicholaus A. Hale, a squad leader with C Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and U.S. Army Capt. Rikki Salyers, of the Indiana National ...

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Jan 25, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

Yahoo News: A Marine sergeant who led a squad that killed 24 unarmed Iraqis avoided serving any time Tuesday for his role in one of the darkest chapters of the Iraq war, winning leniency through a plea deal that carried no real punishment beyond a reduction in rank. Military judge Lt. Col. David Jones said he ...

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Jan 25, 2012 27 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Marine Corps 1st Lt. Joshua Waddell, 25, in Sangin, Afghanistan, is executive officer with the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Corps Regiment, from Twentynine Palms, Calif. Washington Examiner: Joshua Waddell, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Marines, appeared on his way to a stellar career as an American military officer. The son of a retired Navy SEAL commander, ...

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