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US and UK forces end combat operations in Afghanistan by handing over major bases to local security…”The last US Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan have officially ended their operations by transferring two crucial military bases to the…”

October 26, 2014 1 comment

US and UK forces end combat operations in Afghanistan by handing over major bases to local securityABC Online ^ | October 26, 2014 | ReutersPosted on 10/26/2014, 8:22:31 AM by John WThe

last US Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan have officially ended their operations by transferring two crucial military bases to the Afghan military.The American and British flags were lowered and folded up for the final time at the regional headquarters of the international military at Camp Leatherneck in southern Afghanistan.

US Marines, British and Afghan soldiers formed a guard of honour, saluting as the national anthems of all three countries were played over a loudspeaker, 13 years after foreign troops intervened in the country to topple the Taliban.Excerpt

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Crazed Sniperism….. ~ “They’ll fry you if you’re wrong,” the spotter says as Kyle’s haunted eyes focus on his target, and his finger prepares to pull the trigger….”…………… – LewRockwell.com

October 6, 2014 1 comment

……….The teaser clip shows Kyle and his spotter doing overwatch as a Marine patrol occupies a devastated Iraqi neighborhood, kicking in doors in pursuit of local residents who might pose problems for the foreign military force that had invaded their country in an act of criminal aggression.

Kyle notices a woman and a young child emerging from a building. The woman hands the child an object that appears to be a grenade. As Kyle draws bead on the youngster, the viewer is shown a brief montage of scenes of the sniper at home with his lovely wife and beautiful children, briefly interrupted by a shot of Kyle surrounded by flag-draped coffins.

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The Feminization of the Church…..

September 28, 2014 1 comment

The Feminization of the ChurchBiola Magazie ^ | June 14 | Holly PivecPosted on 9/28/2014, 8:32:33 AM by SkyPilot

 

 

 

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Marines Arrive at White House and Demand Action from Obama….. | Washington Free Beacon

September 28, 2014 2 comments

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Brent ScherBY: Brent Scher September 25, 2014 2:25 pm

The two Marines who have traveled 300 miles by foot to deliver a message to the White House regarding the case of Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi reached their destination on Thursday morning and were joined by a large crowd of supporters.Marine veterans Terry Sharpe and Allen Brown rallied supporters in the rain early Thursday morning in Arlington Gateway Park just outside of Washington, D.C, as they prepared for their 21st and final day of walking to the White House.

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Mr. President, They Are Not Baristas – They Are Marines….. “It was the salute seen around the world.President Obama was caught on video saluting Marines with a coffee cup in his hand. ”

September 24, 2014 2 comments

Mr. President, They Are Not Baristas – They Are MarinesTownhall.com ^ | September 24, 2014 | Todd StarnesPosted on 9/24/2014, 3:44:58 PM by Kaslin

It was the salute seen around the world.President Obama was caught on video saluting Marines with a coffee cup in his hand.

Just call him Cappuccino-in-Chief.The White House posted video to its

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Instagram account and soon unleashed a torrent of outrage.

 

 

 

 

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Why Women Do Not Belong in the U.S. Infantry

September 17, 2014 1 comment

Why Women Do Not Belong in the U.S. Infantry

Marine Corps Gazette ^ | September 17, 2014 | Capt Lauren F. SerranoPosted on 9/17/2014, 3:40:00 PM by Timber Rattler

While reading the February issue of the Marine Corps Gazette, I skimmed past the “Be Bold” advertisement calling for readers to submit articles that challenge a Marine Corps policy or way of doing business.

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Lawyer: Army reneged on Eisenhauer plea deal in PTSD shooting case

September 11, 2014 1 comment

Lawyer:

Army reneged on Eisenhauer plea deal in PTSD shooting case

Fayetteville Observer ^ | September 11, 2014 | Greg BarnesPosted on 9/11/2014, 2:39:11 PM by tired&retired

The parents of Fort Bragg Staff Sgt. Joshua Eisenhauer have been fighting for the Army to take jurisdiction of their son’s case since he was charged in January 2012 with shooting at civilian police and firefighters from his Fayetteville apartment.Now,

Eisenhauer’s parents say, the Army is leaving their son behind.Fort Bragg has set a Sept. 17 hearing to push Eisenhauer out of the Army, and the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office has

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given him a March 16 trial date.

If convicted, Eisenhauer could spend the rest of his life in prison.

Eisenhauer’s lawyer, Todd Conormon, said he thought he had worked out an agreement with Fort Bragg’s Judge Advocate’s Office to transfer jurisdiction of the case from civilian court in Cumberland County to the Army.

The county’s chief prosecutor, Billy West, confirmed that such an agreement had been reached…………..

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