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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Via WFB

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: The Israel Defense Forces released video on Monday of an air strike on a terror target in Gaza that was aborted due to multiple civilians in the area. The video, released by the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, shows that immediately upon being told by the pilot that there were multiple civilians and “possibly ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to return this week to military duty, six weeks after his release as a Taliban prisoner, Fox News confirmed Monday. Bergdahl has completed his therapy and counseling sessions at an Army hospital at Fort Sam Houston, in Texas, since being returned by the Taliban on May ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Israel's military said Monday it downed a drone along its southern coastline, and fired two deadly airstrikes into the Gaza Strip, in its week-long campaign against Islamic militants. The drone came from Gaza and was shot down by a Patriot surface-to-air missile near the southern city of Ashdod, the military said. ...

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Tel Aviv, Israel — It was more of the same Friday for the residents of Tel Aviv, as two massive blasts caused by Iron Dome battery missiles intercepted Hamas’s long-range rockets, shaking the skies Friday night. The intercept marks the 10th and 11th rockets fired from Gaza toward Tel Aviv in the past 30 or ...

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DICK CHENEY AND LIZ CHENEY: As the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) capture territory and establish a caliphate stretching across the now-eradicated Syria-Iraq border, hard-won gains secured with American blood and treasure are being lost. We are watching the rise of potentially the gravest threat to our national ...

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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

PORTOLA VALLEY, CALIF. — More than 80 tanks amassed by a Stanford University-trained engineer are set to go up for sale in the San Francisco Bay Area in what is being billed as one of the largest auctions of military vehicles ever. The auction on Friday and Saturday in Portola Valley will also include gun parts ...

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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Ynet: The Israeli Air Force successfully struck Alaa Abed a-Nabi, a senior officer responsible for Islamic Jihad's rocket operations in Gaza, as well as two other terrorists. The IDF Spokesperson's Unit released footage of the targeted killing in the Gaza Strip.The three Hamas members were Mahmoud Valoud, Hazzam Ba'alusa, and a-Nabi. The IDF ...

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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers that a “stand-down order” held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at a diplomatic outpost and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya. The “stand-down” theory centers on a Special Operations team of four – ...

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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: The mother of a U.S. soldier who committed suicide found herself overcome with emotion on Thursday as she tried to tell Congress about her son’s struggle to get medical treatment from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Jean Somers was one of several parents who told members of the House Veterans’ Affairs ...

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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY POST: In a stunning display of callousness, the Defense Department has announced that thousands of soldiers — many serving as commanding officers in Afghanistan — will be notified in the coming weeks that their service to the country is no longer needed. Last week, more than 1,100 Army captains — the men and ...

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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Air raid sirens wailed across Jerusalem Thursday as Palestinian militants continued to fire rockets across Israel, while the country’s military stepped up its offensive against the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Two plumes of smoke could be seen over the skies of downtown Jerusalem in what Israeli TV stations said was an interception of ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A Mexican federal judge ordered Andrew Tahmooressi back to prison after the U.S. Marine sergeant made his first official courtroom appearance since being locked up March 31 for accidentally crossing the border with guns in his pickup truck. The 26-year-old veteran of two tours in Afghanistan was finally able to tell his ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE WEEK: Roosevelt Lafontant had a dream. A Marine Corps officer assigned to the National Reconnaissance Office at the Pentagon, Lafontant had a back-row seat in late 2001 as the Marines spearheaded the invasion of landlocked Afghanistan. To reach Kandahar from their assault ships, the Marines had to fly more than 400 miles ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The Middle East Research Institute (MEMRI) has identified a photo tweeted out by the Taliban that shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl posing with a senior member of the Haqqani network in Afghanistan. MEMRI, a think tank, said the Twitter account @khorasan3, which is associated with the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, showed an undated ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The Pentagon has a plan for dealing with Islamic State “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: send in the drones. Several defense officials spoke to the news network and said that the circumstances that would allow President Obama to order a drone strike are being deliberated. “He is a person of great interest to us,” ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Via WFB Earlier Tuesday, five Hamas “naval commandos” came ashore in Israel north of the Gaza border, where they were promptly eliminated in an IDF helicopter strike. The IDF spokesperson’s unit released dramatic footage of the strike. The introduction text says in Hebrew, “Prevention of an infiltration attack from the sea by a group of ...

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BBC NEWS: At least 15 people have been killed in the Gaza Strip as Israel launches a major air and sea offensive against the militant group Hamas. It comes in response to Hamas firing more than 130 rockets at Israeli cities since Monday night. On Tuesday evening, militants launched several rockets towards Jerusalem but did ...

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: On his 101st day in captivity in Mexico, Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi will finally get his day in court Wednesday before a federal judge in Tijuana. Because of delays prompted by both Mexico's unpredictable legal system and Tahmooressi's trouble settling on a lawyer, the hearing will be the first time a judge ...

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Jul 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Via Funker350 A M240B gunner quickly locates the Taliban firing position and lays down a few bursts to suppress the enemy. The fighters broke contact and abandon their ambush position immediately after. Generally a 240 gunner will only have a "teaser belt" of about 50 rounds loaded during a patrol and his #2 is responsible ...

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