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Throwback Thursday – Pelosi’s a hit – with Syrians

| February 20, 2020 | 15 Comments
Throwback Thursday – Pelosi’s a hit – with Syrians

This was originally posted by Jonn Lilyea on May 2, 2007 Betsy Pisik writes in the Washington Times about Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s new constituency – in Syria;  The California Democrat warmed Syrian hearts with her trip last month to Damascus, an event that people still share with visiting Americans as conversational currency. “Nancy Pelosi is […]

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Marine Barracks Bombing in Beirut – 36 Years Ago

| October 23, 2019 | 12 Comments
Marine Barracks Bombing in Beirut – 36 Years Ago

Today marks 36 years since the US Marine Barracks headquarters building was bombed in Beirut Lebanon. At 0622 on October 23, 1983 a suicide truck loaded with equivalent of 12,000 pounds of explosives destroyed headquarters building of BLT 1/8 at Beirut International Airport.  Almost simultaneous suicide attack destroyed building occupied by French paratroopers. U.S. casualties: […]

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Lest We Forget….

| September 11, 2019 | 98 Comments
Lest We Forget….

In 2011, the Atlantic published a group of photos from the events of Sept. 11, 2001.  They need no explanation. https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2011/09/911-the-day-of-the-attacks/100143/ National Geographic’s photo story was published in 2018.  https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2016/09/september-11-pictures-remembrance/ From Scientific American, the real reason the upper floors of the Twin Towers pancaked straight downward on top of those floors below. The lack of understanding […]

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Bovine Bombers?

| September 6, 2019 | 16 Comments
Bovine Bombers?

ISIS has found a new vector for its suicide bombers- cows. Attrition from both the US and Allied forces has so reduced ISIS’s numbers they are reluctant to use human suicide bombers. Perhaps not the most efficient manner to deliver suicide bombers- they have to get the cows near their intended target, and remain close […]

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Former Soldier Accused of Stolen Valor

| August 20, 2019 | 84 Comments
Former Soldier Accused of Stolen Valor

Gregg Ramsdell of Columbus by: Chuck Williams One of our ninjas sends us this sad tale of Gregg Ramsdell, a former soldier who was indicted for fraudulently claiming valor awards in order to improve his chances at gaining employment at Ft. Benning. Court documents state that Ramsdell claimed he had been awarded the Silver Star […]

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Fallen Marine Raider Gunnery Sgt. Koppenhafer…

| August 13, 2019 | 8 Comments
Fallen Marine Raider Gunnery Sgt. Koppenhafer…

Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer’s death on Saturday at first blamed on extremists …Victim of Friendly Fire? The U.S. military is currently investigating whether friendly fire caused the first combat death involving an American service member in Iraq this year, defense officials said. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer was part of a team […]

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Saudis Prepping for Annual Hajj

| August 7, 2019 | 19 Comments
Saudis Prepping for Annual Hajj

Preparations are underway for the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, which draws extremely large numbers of people every year. https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/video/2019/08/06/saudi-special-forces-go-all-out-for-hajj-display/ The video at the link is a demo of their military’s preparations for their visitors.  Their biggest concern is the very real possibility that hotheads will try to disrupt things and engage in attempts to […]

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Navy dismisses more SEAL war crimes cases…

| August 7, 2019 | 16 Comments
Navy dismisses more SEAL war crimes cases…

U.S. Navy Sea, Air, and Land team members conduct military field operations during exercise Trident 18-4 at Hurlburt Field, Florida, on July 11th, 2018. (Staff Sgt. Corban Lundborg/Air Force) …removes controversial prosecutor. War crime charges are falling like Autumn leaves in Navy Region Southwest, as all charges are dismissed against SWO1 Daniel Dambrosio, SWOCs Xavier […]

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