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Jan 24, 2012 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jan 24, 2012 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - A Marine facing sentencing over one of the worst attacks on civilians by U.S. troops during the Iraq War told a judge Tuesday in a surprise development that he never fired his weapon at any women or children. The statement by Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich came a day after ...

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Jan 23, 2012 11 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - A Marine accused of killing unarmed Iraqi women and children pleaded guilty Monday to dereliction of duty in a deal that will mean a maximum of three months confinement and end the largest and longest-running criminal case against U.S. troops to emerge from the Iraq War. Staff Sgt. Frank ...

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Jan 23, 2012 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

RTNews: Tensions in the Gulf could reach a breaking point as a senior Iranian official said Iran would “definitely” close the Strait of Hormuz if an EU oil embargo disrupted the export of crude oil, the semi-official Fars news agency reports. The announcement came in response to a decision by the European Union on Monday to impose ...

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Jan 23, 2012 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Los Angeles Times: It was an unusual job even for the Seabees, the U.S. Navy's construction forces trained to hold a hammer in one hand and a Beretta M9 in the other. First, the team selected to build barracks high in the mountains of Afghanistan consisted of eight women, who are all stationed at Naval Base ...

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Jan 23, 2012 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Los Angeles Times: REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON -- A U.S. aircraft carrier sailed through the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday, the first transit since Iran warned American ships this year against using the strategic waterway. The Navy’s 5th Fleet said in a statement that the carrier Abraham Lincoln passed through the narrow waterway into the Persian Gulf “without ...

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Jan 21, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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Jan 21, 2012 4 Comments ›› Angelia

WSBTV: Burglars ransacked a Villa Rica home belonging to the family of a soldier who was killed in Iraq. The burglars stole Army Sgt. Mike Hardegree's medals and the Gold Star that was given to his family by the Department of Defense after his funeral. His mother, Cindy Hardegree, walked Channel 2's Craig Lucie through ...

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Jan 21, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Jan 20, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Jan 20, 2012 10 Comments ›› Angelia

Written and posted by Derised1: May God bless all those who have served to protect our nation, often in horrible and hostile environments overseas, and especially those who are physically/emotionally damaged from our wars, including Vietnam Vets who were neglected far too long. RIP to those brave warriors who sacrificed their lives in service to America. Some ...

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Jan 20, 2012 4 Comments ›› Angelia

Daily Mail: She stands precisely 5ft tall in her everyday shoes and her smile is disarmingly sweet. Kate Nesbitt doesn't immediately fit the image of fearless military hero, not off the battlefield at least. But there are probably few people a critically injured soldier would rather meet in the chaos of a desert gunfight than this ...

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Jan 20, 2012 18 Comments ›› Angelia

NYDailyNews:The U.S. Army is investigating a disturbing video that appears to show a pack of soldiers crowding around as a man uses a baseball bat to beat the life out of a sheep. A spokesman for the American-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan confirmed to the Army Times that the Army Criminal Investigation Command ...

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Jan 20, 2012 25 Comments ›› Angelia

NYTimes: President Nicolas Sarkozy of France suspended military operations as part of the American-led coalition in Afghanistan on Friday and said he was considering an early pullout of his nation’s forces after a man in Afghan Army uniform shot and killed four French soldiers. A Western official said Mr. Sarkozy’s threat could lay bare “real cracks in ...

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Jan 20, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

Yahoo: A senior U.S. defense official says all six reported killed in the crash of a helicopter in Afghanistan were U.S. Marines. The helicopter crashed Thursday in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand. The defense official spoke on condition of anonymity because the U.S. command in Afghanistan had not yet publicly released details, including the nationalities of the dead. The ...

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Jan 19, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Jan 19, 2012 7 Comments ›› Angelia

CNN The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln arrived in the Arabian Sea on Thursday, Navy officials said, a likely prelude to testing Iran's recent warning against sending a U.S. carrier through the Strait of Hormuz. The Lincoln joins the USS Carl Vinson, already in the region, returning the U.S. Navy its standard two-carrier presence there. The carrier ...

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Jan 19, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

Every once in awhile when I start to feel sorry for myself and complaning about how hard life is I remember a conversation I had with a Wounded Warrior. His motto is " Obstacles are opportunity in disguise." I hope these men inspire you to turn your obstacles into opportunity. Remember Some people make things ...

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Jan 19, 2012 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Los Angeles Times: The court-martial of Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich in the killing of 24 Iraqis in 2005 is set to resume Thursday afternoon at Camp Pendleton amid indications prosecutors and defense lawyers may negotiate a plea bargain. The military judge, Lt. Col. David Jones, abruptly recessed the trial Wednesday afternoon, telling the lawyers to discuss "other ...

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Jan 19, 2012 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jan 18, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Jan 18, 2012 34 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

(Austin) - Ron Paul has hailed accused WikiLeaks source Pvt. Bradley Manning as a “true patriot.” Manning’s Article 32 hearing concluded on Thursday – just days after he turned 24 years of age. Manning is facing life in prison or even the death penalty. Bradley Manning Paul hailed Manning as a “hero” during a rally held in January. If ...

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