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Army Chaplain Charles Joseph Watters Awarded Medal of Honor

Charles Joseph Watters (January 17, 1927 – November 19, 1967) was a Chaplain (Major) in the United States Army. He was posthumously received the Medal of Honor for bravery exhibited while rescuing wounded men in the Vietnam War, specifically the … Continue reading

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‘Where Do We Get These People?’

In this season of gratitude, Bill Krissoff has a different notion of thankfulness than most of us. He feels “very lucky” to have been able to drop his orthopedic practice in Truckee, Calif. (a ski town in the Sierra Nevada), … Continue reading

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Jihadist Ideology: The Core Texts

If you think you understand the fight against Muslim terrorist. Read this because you probably don’t. Long article, but worth the education. The Westminster Institute Jihadist Ideology: The Core Texts by Dr. Sebastian Gorka ________________________________________________________________________________________ Four texts have come to … Continue reading

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Congress Might Follow this Advice. The Army tries to.

Furthermore, it is essential for staffs to enable the commander to gain situational awareness and understanding by accomplishing the tenets of the Hierarchy of Cognition or Cognition Pyramid to apply collective intuition to identify changes in or the emergence of … Continue reading

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Driller from Denver becomes Chile mine rescue hero

You won’t hear this story on the news: SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) — Jeff Hart was drilling water wells for the U.S. Army’s forward operating bases in Afghanistan when he got the call to fly to Chile.

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Soldier Code: Remember The Star From The East

It was the end of the day. The bloated bodies of the dead North and
South Vietnamese soldiers baked under the cruel equatorial sun and
littered the jungle hillside surrounding Captain Larry McNamara’s
position like rotting clumps of jellyfish spit up on hot sandy beaches.
Larry, a U.S. Advisor to an ARVN South Vietnamese Army Battalion, his
American sergeant and about 40 ARVN soldiers were surrounded and
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The Last Flight

    Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon.bmp© 1991 by Kent Ballard Recently, there was a titanic air show at Genessee, New York. This “gathering of eagles” brought in WWII aircraft from all over the United States and Canada. Aircraft from all American … Continue reading

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