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Valor Friday

| February 14, 2020 | 11 Comments
Valor Friday

This is a special Valor Friday, as the source is one of our own who met today’s VF subject while both were recuperating from wounds at Walter Reed. Mason has done his usual outstanding research and write up, and it was my honor to get these two together to tell the tale. Mason This week’s […]

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Former SEAL Eddie Gallagher attacks his accusers in online video

| January 29, 2020 | 75 Comments
Former SEAL Eddie Gallagher attacks his accusers in online video

Retired Special Warfare Operator Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher sniping at Islamic State fighters in Iraq during his time with the SEALs. (Photo provided) ChipNASA sent me a link last night about some dirty deeds being done in the SEAL Community. The link was from Task and Purpose, so I took the article with a grain […]

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Unreported Head Injuries

| January 22, 2020 | 12 Comments
Unreported Head Injuries

The link below includes video of Iran’s missiles hitting US base in Iraq. https://www.militarytimes.com/video/2020/01/08/iranian-rockets-hit-bases-us-targets-in-iraq-newsbreak/ An explosion that is not a direct impact but has a shockwave can cause head injuries that may go unreported. This article addresses those possible head injuries suffered by troops in Iraq and elsewhere, but not reported by them until later […]

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A 560-Pound Terrorist Detained in Iraq

| January 18, 2020 | 55 Comments
A 560-Pound Terrorist Detained in Iraq

A very large terrorist has been detained in Iraq. They needed to place him onto the back of a truck to transport him to his new accommodation. He’s no friend to local or regional culture. He cheered the destruction of the Prophet Jonas Mosque. He also issued fatwas that resulted in scholars and clerics being […]

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No Surprises Here

| January 10, 2020 | 7 Comments
No Surprises Here

General Salami It ain’t over ‘til it’s over. Even dTrump knows that. I did wonder how long it would be until the information in the linked article came up, and Military Times has provided coverage for it. Iran’s Quds-trained militants are responsible for continued lone wolf rocket attacks on Iraq and on US forces. https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2020/01/10/iran-backed-militia-calls-for-lone-wolf-attacks-against-us-troops/ […]

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Iran Launches Missile Attacks Against Iraq Bases

| January 8, 2020 | 44 Comments
Iran Launches Missile Attacks Against Iraq Bases

Iran has retaliated against the U.S. for the killing of General Soleimani. They described it as “hard revenge”, and warned the U.S. not to retaliate for these strikes. If we do, they will take additional measures. Additionally, they’re calling on us, U.S. citizens, to pressure our government to remove U.S. forces out of that area. […]

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Footprint of Freedom

| January 7, 2020 | 18 Comments
Footprint of Freedom

This undated file photo shows Diego Garcia, the largest island in the Chagos archipelago and site of a major United States military base in the middle of the Indian Ocean leased from Britain in 1966. US deploys 6 B-52 bombers to Diego Garcia in Indian Ocean after Soleimani strike By Vandana Rambaran BUFF The U.S. […]

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Letter from US Coalition – Will Respect Iraq Parliament’s Decision

| January 6, 2020 | 69 Comments
Letter from US Coalition – Will Respect Iraq Parliament’s Decision

Reuters reports that a letter was sent to the Iraqi Defense Ministry, to their Baghdad combined joint operations center. In it, the coalition commander said that they would reposition the troops for further movement. The Reuters article suggests that this is a precursor to withdrawal from Iraq. The entire article from Reuters: BAGHDAD, Jan 6 […]

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