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  • Face of Defense: Police Officer Transitions to Forward Observer

    10/01/2008 4:34:37 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 194+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Sgt. Jessica Dahlberg, USA
    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, Oct. 1, 2008 – Martin Parker from Brenham, Texas, just might be the oldest corporal in the Army -- or so his friends like to tell him. Army Cpl. Martin Parker, 41, is a forward observer serving in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province with the 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, and a former police officer with the Dallas Police Department. U.S. Army photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Parker, 41, retired from the Dallas Police Department in July 2006 and was looking for something else meaningful to do with his...
  • Caption Israeli Children Inscribing 155mm Artillery Shells (ARTY Graffiti)

    07/17/2006 6:31:13 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 152 replies · 7,211+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 17 JUL 06 | dcbryan1
    Thanks for nothing Bill Clinton!
  • Cannon returned to museum after missing for nine years (deathbed confession brings it home)

    04/05/2006 1:21:38 AM PDT · by happinesswithoutpeace · 1,717+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 04/02/06 | AP
    Cannon returned to museum after missing for nine years Montana museum relic stolen by antiques thief who confessed to theft before he died in 2004 DILLON, Mont. - A small cannon, taken from the back room of a museum here by a compulsive antiques thief, has been returned nine years later. Assistant police chief Paul Craft said it gave him "great pleasure" to return the cannon to the museum's board of directors of the Beaverhead County Museum on Thursday night. The cannon, a handmade piece dating from the 1890s, was used in ceremonies when Dillon area soldiers went to war...
  • Goodbye Stern, Hello Morality

    03/06/2004 2:48:24 PM PST · by allegiance · 111 replies · 266+ views
    Thank GOD! That guy was a pox on the moral nature of this country. He claims that religion is winning the war, and I pray to Jesus that is true. God bless America and President Bush
  • Stern expecting boot, urges anti-Bush vote [Stern's Crybaby Rant]

    03/06/2004 9:43:42 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 68 replies · 314+ views
    Newsday Howard Stern, sounding grim and depressed, said Friday on his top-rated morning show that he expected to be forced off the radio within three months, the victim of a political and financial campaign driven by right-wing religious conservatives. He urged listeners to vote against President Bush in revenge. "The plug is about to be pulled on me," he told his audience, which he estimated at about 16 million listeners nationwide. "I'm saying my goodbyes now. There's nothing you can do about it . . . Vote George Bush out of office. That's all I ask. Remember me when you...
  • ARTILLERY: Rules of Engagement Protect Iraqi Mortars

    11/26/2003 4:14:38 AM PST · by Cannoneer No. 4 · 63 replies · 557+ views
    StrategyPage.com ^ | November 26, 2003
    November 26, 2003: The armed opposition in Iraq are taking advantage of speed and rules of engagement to defeat America's high tech weapons. Several teams of Iraqis are moving around near coalition bases at night and firing a few mortar shells, then slinking away and hiding their mortar and ammunition. The weapon used is usually a Russian made 82mm mortar. This weapon weighs about 80 pounds, but can be broken down into three pieces (the heaviest weighing 29 pounds, the lightest 22). Each 82mm mortar shell weighs about seven pounds (and contains about 14 ounces of explosives). The mortar has...