Tag Archives: military

Remembering Beirut, October 23, 1983

  25 Years Later: We Came in Peace By Colonel Timothy J. Geraghty, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)  On Sunday morning, 23 October 1983, I awoke as usual at dawn, dressed, and went below to the 24th Marine Amphibious Unit’s Combat Operations Center to check the overnight communications traffic. I roamed outside my headquarters at Beirut International Airport to view the…

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Godspeed Stephen Fortunato

  Some very profound thoughts by this soldier who gave all for his country. Rest in peace Stephen. The following is a blog entry written on Aug. 30, 2008, by Army Specialist Stephen Fortunato, who was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan when the vehicle he was riding in was blown up by an improvised explosive device. This entry was forwarded to…

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His Name Is Ryan David Jopek

(A “looking at his watch” moment… – promoted by Cool Cal) The phoniness was hard to disguise as Barack Obama attempted to invoke the “me too” tactic in last night’s debate. After McCain talked about the bracelet given to him by the mother of a slain soldier, Obama mentioned that he had one, too. Unfortunately, he couldn’t recall the name…

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Obama Attempts To Undercut Iraq Success

(Can someone please Barack he’s not the President… – promoted by Cool Cal) In what can only be described as a self serving plot to secure his own presidential victory , Barack Obama pleaded with Iraqi government officials to delay U.S. troop withdrawals until after the November elections. Today’s New York Post reports: While campaigning in public for a…

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Barack Obama’s Selective Service Lie

According to MSNBC.com, Barack Obama stated that he had thought about joining the military in 1979 after graduating high school, despite never mentioning it either of his books.   Obama disclosed that he had once considered serving in the military. “You know, I actually did,” Obama said. “I had to sign up for Selective Service when I graduated from…

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Widespread Voter Fraud, But No Vote For You GI!

Rep. Roy Blunt (R-MO), the House Republican whip, and Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) introduced a resolution demanding that the Defense Department better enable U.S. military personnel overseas to vote in the November elections. Not a single Democrat supported the resolution. Instead, his resolution was referred to the House Armed Services Committee where it will surly wallow, and suffer a slow death.…

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