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  • RangerUp ENLISTED Viewing Party/Drinking Game

    01/10/2014 3:20:48 PM PST · by concretebob · 14 replies
    The Rhino Den ^ | 10 January 2014 | RU_Rob
    <p>FOX debuts a new sitcom tonight called Enlisted. Before you read any further I am going to say that from a military stand-point, the premier will drive you bat-shit crazy. But, and it is a big but, the producers of Enlisted recognized that they screwed-the-pooch and are offering you a chance to tell them just how bad they sucked at the pilot (trust me it gets better as the season progresses).</p>
  • Why Did I Find Evidence of Al-Qaeda in Benghazi, When New York Times Did Not?

    01/04/2014 8:55:40 AM PST · by concretebob · 32 replies
    Susan Katz Keating ^ | 3 January 2014 | Susan Katz Keating
    I'm still trying to figure out how the New York Times missed evidence that Al Qaeda was present in Benghazi in 2012. I found clear signs less than an hour after I started working the story for the American Media Institute. The New York Times employs a vast research department. The AMI does not. I investigated the story using only basic gumshoe methods. How come I found evidence, and the New York Times did not? I'll be talking about this tomorrow on Clear Channel radio in California. You can listen in to 960 KNEW at 3 p.m. Pacific time.
  • Letter From Afghanistan

    12/25/2013 7:48:31 AM PST · by concretebob · 9 replies
    Susan Katz Keating ^ | 12/25/2013 | Chad Longell
    Some of you may not know that Cooking With the Troops has a deeply personal stake in this war. Our own President, otherwise known as Dear Chadwick, is deployed to Afghanistan. Tonight Chad sent a note from the front. I share it here, with his permission. Take it away, Chad: My dearest friends and family, Greetings from Afghanistan! I want to wish you all a blessed and joy filled Merry Christmas!!! Tonight we celebrate the night where hope gave birth to faith! I will never forget my first Christmas away from home. It was Baghdad 2009, where the main hall...
  • Warrior Hikers in Front Royal VA Friday Night

    06/18/2013 11:50:49 AM PDT · by concretebob · 19 replies
    Warrior Hike ^ | 18 June 2013 | concretebob
    Friday 1900 hours at VFW Post 1860 in Front Royal, VA. The VFW in Front Royal is hosting the Warrior Hikers: Combat Veterans who are “Walking off the War” by hiking the Appalachian Trail (yes, ALL 2,180 miles) to raise money for wounded vets. Warrior Hike is a non-profit organization that uses the funds raised to purchase modified vehicles for wounded vets. Come out and help support Warrior Hike Friday night at 7:00 at the Front Royal VFW Post 1860 1847 N Royal Ave Front Royal, VA 22630 Cooking with the Troops will be onsite with BBQ Sauce and who...
  • Whats Up With Benghazi?

    03/29/2013 11:05:24 AM PDT · by concretebob · 23 replies
    Susan Katz Keating ^ | March 29, 2013 | Susan Katz Keating
    As I reported yesterday, Christopher Stevens was lured to Benghazi by a foreign operative who hoped to leverage some sort of gain in exchange for proffered bait. I have this from trusted sources who cannot speak on the record because they are connected to U.S. intelligence. Who was the operative, and what did he offer? According to my sources, he was a popular Turkish middleman who was known in Benghazi for being able to broker goods or situations of all types. "He was a power player, very charismatic," said one intelligence source. "He was a procurer of everything. Whatever you...
  • We Came; We Cooked; We Fed

    09/14/2012 8:45:36 AM PDT · by concretebob · 1 replies
    Cooking with the Troops ^ | 11 September 2012 | concretebob
    Ft Belvoir in Northern Virginia is home to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) specializing in the treatment of TBI and PTS. They have some of the most incredible individuals working there. The level of committment to our Warriors is unparalleled. We knew we had to make Ft Belvoir the nexis of our Homefront Support program for our wounded, their families and the dedicated men and women who care for them.
  • May 19 Veterans Parade and Resource Center Richmond VA

    05/05/2012 11:59:16 AM PDT · by concretebob · 14 replies
    PJMedia ^ | 1 May 2012 | Unknown
    The politics of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars is not the issue here. This is about thanking the men and women who have seen two, three or four deployments to faraway places. It’s an opportunity to show our appreciation to folks who have missed Christmases and weddings and even the births of their children so that our families can sleep safely at night.
  • AAR's From Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio, TX CUBA LIBRE'

    07/24/2011 9:54:25 AM PDT · by concretebob · 12 replies
    Cooking with the Troops ^ | 24 July 2011 | Multiple Bloggers
    The source url is only the doorway. Walk through and meet some amazing Americans. Like Valentin Prieto who is very familiar with FreeRepublic.
  • Firm Fires Back At Blogger Allegations Over Manning Rally Press Release

    03/17/2011 7:21:19 AM PDT · by concretebob · 6 replies
    Susan Katz Keating ^ | 17 March 2011 | Susan Katz Keating
    Firm Fires Back At Blogger Allegations Over Manning Rally Press ReleaseThis week, a press release was issued (text after the jump) with details about a rally planned for March 20 in support of Pfc. Bradley Manning. Manning is being held on a Marine Corps base in Quantico, V.A. on charges that he’s responsible for turning over classified information to Wikileaks. He’s been held since July, and some have called into question his treatment while in custody, saying that Manning has been abused. State Department spokesperson P.J. Crowley resigned from his post last week over his criticism of the way Manning...
  • Manning Hires PR Firm To Tell Lies

    03/14/2011 5:02:41 PM PDT · by concretebob · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Susan Katz Keating ^ | 14 March 2011 | Susan Katz Keating
    Bradley Manning P.R. Flak Admits Deliberate Lie; Refuses to Correct Deceptive Press Release Do publicists ever lie on purpose? Do they ever admit to lying, but then refuse to correct their misinformation?You be the judge. To help you make your decision, I will present evidence in the form of a dialogue between myself and an actual publicist. First the excerpt. Me: So you knew it was wrong when you sent it out? FitzGibbon Principal Publicist Naomi Seligman: Yes. Me: When are you sending out the correction? Seligman: I don't think I'll send a correction. Now for the background. As we...
  • Nothing Is Free - Especially Manning

    08/10/2010 7:45:11 PM PDT · by concretebob · 4 replies
    Blackfive ^ | 9 August 2010 | Uncle Jimbo
    Another typical code oink/NOanswer rally for a traitor. I picked Uncle Jimbo up at 1030. He was feeling a little rough, but after two bottles of XXX Vitamin Water, he was was in top form. Jimbo has a gift. He loves talking to the press and he is good. So Uncle Jimbo took point with the press and it was a thing of beauty. CNN actually gave him a few more seconds than they gave suzie. We need to give major BZ's to the Quantico Police Department. We weren't sure we would be allowed to assemble on such short notice,...
  • Send A Soldier To A Ball Game

    06/04/2010 4:49:06 PM PDT · by concretebob · 5 replies · 254+ views
    Washington Mystics ^ | 4 June 2010 | Washington Mystics
    The Yellow Ribbon Fund has teamed up with the Washington Mystics to provide you, your friends and family an opportunity to support The Warrior Legacy Foundation as well as veterans and enlisted families in the Washington D.C. area. Please join us at the Verizon Center for Military Appreciation Day Presented by Cisco as the Mystics take on the Phoenix Mercury at 4 PM. If you would like to support this wonderful cause but can’t attend the game your tickets will be donated to military families in Washington, D.C. Lower level tickets normally $24 are only $18. Plus, $3 on every...
  • Cooking with the Troops Needs A Logo

    05/25/2010 6:07:40 PM PDT · by concretebob · 19 replies · 421+ views
    Cooking witrh the Troops ^ | 24 May 2010 | C Blake Powers
    Montmorenci, IN (PRWEB) May 24, 2010 -- Not many new charities start life with experience and a proven track record and no logo, but Cooking with the Troops Inc. has done just that. Today sees the launch of a nationwide logo contest for a charity that has grown out of a program at Soldiers' Angels, Cooking with the Wounded, and out of barbecues done for the last several years at Walter Reed by "Concrete" Bob Miller. By combining these two efforts, and bringing in a strong commitment to culinary education and careers, the charity aims to support U.S. and Allied...
  • Promises a Marine widow cannot bear to hear

    05/11/2010 9:34:48 AM PDT · by concretebob · 8 replies · 461+ views
    A Little Pink in a World of Camo ^ | 10 May 2010 | Rachael Porto
    ....And the Marine Corps. The Marine Corps that was his and grew to be mine as well. The Marine Corps we both love. The Marine Corps that I trust will always keep my beloved Cpl. Porto's memory alive for me and my daughter. The Marine Corps that continues to deliver the last tangible items, the last pieces of him left. And the tape. The last promises he left for us, the last words we can hear repeated to remember he is always with us, promises unbroken.
  • Legion Riders and PGR Escort Sgt Steve Kiernan To His New Home Site

    05/09/2010 9:37:31 AM PDT · by concretebob · 13 replies · 263+ views
    DCProtestWarrior ^ | 9 May 2010 | concretebob
    Homes For Our Troops Fredericksburg VA You will see a familiar face in the video. Yesterday, volunteers from Warrior Legacy Foundation and Cooking With the Troops prepared and served lunch to the workers and neighbors building USMC Sgt Steve Kiernan's new adaptive home. As you will hear, this home is being built with 100% donations from the contractors and building material suppliers. Saturday Morning Sgt Steve Kiernan HomesiteThe Marime Corps flag you see was presented to Sgt Steve Kiernan by members of DCFreeRepublic and DCProtestWarrior in recognition of his service to our country. This Marine Corps flag has flown at...
  • Veterans Rally to Halt Memorial Vandalism

    04/13/2010 3:02:45 PM PDT · by concretebob · 12 replies · 439+ views
    PRNewswire ^ | 13 April 2010 | Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Veterans Rally to Halt Memorial Vandalism PHILADELPHIA, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans and other volunteers will gather Wednesday, April 14, at noon at the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial to voice their concern over vandalism and to offer their support by patrolling at the site. The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is organizing veterans and others to monitor activities at the Memorial starting this week through Memorial Day. Veterans will be asked to speak at the noon press conference to voice their concern about the desecration of the Memorial. More detail will be provided about the patrols and other measures to...
  • Battle for Wanat

    03/29/2010 5:45:38 PM PDT · by concretebob · 8 replies · 314+ views
    Blogtalkradio ^ | 29 March 2010 | Twana Blevins
    Uncle Jimbo, Tankerbabe, and two senior NCO's discuss the Battle for Wanat. SSG Ryan Pitts, SGT Michael Denton, Jim Hanson and Tankerbabe (Leta Carruth) will be our guests Monday night. We will be discussing "The Battle of Wanat." SSG Ryan Pitt and SGT Michael Denton (both are medically retired from the Army) were in the battle of Wanat. "Somethings wrong when someone gets a Silver Star and a Reprimand at the same time".
  • The Baa'thists Are Coming to Virginia

    02/26/2010 8:49:59 AM PST · by concretebob · 29 replies · 853+ views
    email ^ | 27 February 2010 | USCENTCOM
    Information has been received indicating that the Westboro Baptist Church WBC) is planning protest activity within the region. The group is described as an extremist hate group opposed to the military and homosexuals. The WBC has garnered media attention by protesting at the funerals of service members, famous people, people who have died from AIDS, as well as military installations and political events. The activity is planned to target schools, Jewish facilities, and military events in Henrico County, the City of Richmond, and the Tidewater area. The WBC is a highly organized group based out of Kansas. The WBC has...
  • Texas 25th Congressional District Candidate needs Your Support

    01/13/2010 12:26:36 PM PST · by concretebob · 17 replies · 824+ views ^ | 13 January 2010 | concretebob
    I received a phone call from former Marine Captain Kelly Hoag the other day, asking if I could help get the word out about a challenger for Pelosi's sock-puppet, Lloyd Doggett. Since I know Captain Hoag, having met her at the 9/12 March on DC and having had the honor of escorting her and 4 other wounded Marines during the weekend festivities, I was more than happy to lend a hand. George Morovich is mounting a campaign to unseat Doggett and give us one more voice of reason in the US House of Representatives. We need all the conservative voices...
  • Cooking For the Wounded Phase II

    11/17/2009 4:01:15 PM PST · by concretebob · 4 replies · 577+ views
    Blackfive ^ | 17 November 2009 | concretebob
    There is little better in this world than doing some good, and especially doing some good for the troops with a good group of people. Cooking with the Wounded is now a formal program, and Phase II kicked off in high style thanks to Katy and Molly of the Yellow Bowl Bakery, who have founded their own group Bakers without Borders to do for the troops, and to Concrete Bob who brought together the 173rd ABN, the Warrior Legacy Foundation, DC Free Republic, and the grilling regulars to do quite a cookout. The result was pure Southern hospitality: grazing from...