Category Archives: Afghanistan

VETERANS DAY 2013

We have troops fighting overseas. Is it a big war? No. This time — this time it is actually a small conflict, but it is a difficult challenge for the troops involved. Imagine the logistics of fighting in a landlocked … Continue reading

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SENATOR MARK OBENSHAIN ON 9/11/2001

Here are a few thoughts from Senator Mark Obenshain on 9/11/2001. Some days forever echo in our memory; some days come to define entire generations. There are some days for which time stands still, for which the past is never … Continue reading

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Tribute to the SEALs (via Deo Vindice)

Here is a link to The Navy SEAL Foundation. from http://bonmimi.blogspot.com/ This past weekend, Naval Special Warfare suffered the greatest loss of life in a single day since WWII.  Over twenty SEALs were killed when a helicopter was reportedly shot … Continue reading

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THE EMAIL HOAXES KEEP COMING

I got this email today. It’s about a play cemetery. In a sordid way, it is kind of funny. Perhaps that’s why someone got the urge to subtly misrepresent Veterans For Peace‘s anti-war publicity stunt as a demonstration of support for the troops. The email also contains straightforward untruths. … Continue reading

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OUR ARMY BURNS BIBLES?

Is this post for real? Yes, it is. The U.S Army really did burn Bibles. You may have heard about it. It was back in 2008 (The story did not get out until 2009.). The reason? Our army does not permit our soldiers to … Continue reading

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