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  • Memorial Day 2014

    05/26/2014 6:17:13 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-26-2014 | MOTUS
    Lest we forget that this day started not as a “holiday” but as a day of somber remembrance, today’s Memorial Day post is dedicated to our country’s fallen heroes; the 1.4 million men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in wars waged across centuries in order to preserve the principles of freedom and liberty.So let us pause a moment and bow our heads in their memory as we reflect what a different world we would live in, were it not for their sacrifice.Flanders Fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel & Marine Corps Birthday ~ 10 November 2013

    11/09/2013 5:05:12 PM PST · by ConorMacNessa · 116 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    The FReeper Canteen Salutes theU.S. Marine CorpsOn Its 238th Birthday10NOV1775 – 10NOV2013 Semper Fidelis!(Always Faithful!) O ETERNAL FATHER, we commend to Thy protection and care the members of the Marine Corps. Guide and direct them in the defense of our country and in the maintenance of justice among nations. Protect them in the hour of danger. Grant that wherever they serve they may be loyal to their high traditions and that at all times they may put their trust in Thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Marine Corps Prayer by Bishop SherrillFormer Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal ChurchAnd...
  • On September 11, 2001, we would never have believed 10 years later…

    09/02/2011 1:05:51 PM PDT · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 27 replies
    The Moderate Separatist ^ | September 3, 2011 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    On September 11, 2001, we would never have believed 10 years later… … the U.S. government would refuse to call the enemy by name. … the president would be a far-left socialist, pro-Islamic Black man named Barack Hussein Obama. … the people of the Western world would be divided about making the bad guys pay. … some high-ranking politicians would question the ‘official story’ of the 9/11 attacks. … Christianity would be banned in our public schools while special allowances were made for Islamic students. … the president of the United States would ‘apologize’ to the enemy for being the...
  • Fort Hood murderer 'could face death penalty' as U.S. Army chiefs wrangle over his fate

    02/24/2011 2:40:49 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Feb. 24, 2011 | Staff
    The U.S. Army psychiatrist who slaughtered 13 people on a Texas military base could face the death penalty as officials wrangle over his fate, it has emerged. Major Nadal Hasan was said to have cried out 'Allahu akbar!' before he opened fire on troops and civilians, killing 13 and injuring 32 at Fort Hood in 2009. His fate now lies in the hands of brigade commander Col. Morgan Lamb, who is due to release a report in which he is expected to recommend a court martial.
  • Sale of fallen Marine's possessions, medals, burial flag sparks controversy

    11/30/2010 7:10:30 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 55 replies
    Chicago Tribune via ^ | Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 9:06 PM | JOEL HOOD and DAVID ELSNER
    ... The personal effects of Sgt. Jeannette Lee Winters, a Gary native, are being held by a Northwest Indiana businessman who found himself at the center of a public firestorm this week when he told the Winters family that if they wanted the mementoes back, they'd have to pay for them. "I don't want to be in the position where I'm the bad guy. I may sell it, I may keep it, I may give it away," said Mark Perko, a used furniture salesman who purchased the contents of the Winters' family storage locker four years ago. ... Many of...
  • 11-5-09 Terror Attack: Fort Hood Remembered A Year Later

    11/05/2010 12:37:22 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 42 replies
    KWTX via Chandler's Watch ^ | Nov. 5, 2010 | Maggie
    Fort Hood commemorates the first anniversary of the deadly post shooting rampage Friday by paying tribute to the 13 who died and honoring more than 50 who went beyond the call of duty in the chaos and confusion that followed. FORT HOOD (November 5, 2010)—Few physical reminders remain of the shooting rampage a year ago at Fort Hood’s Soldier Readiness Center that left 12 soldiers and a civilian dead and dozens of others injured, but separate ceremonies Friday on post will pay tribute to the victims and will honor 54 soldiers and civilians whose actions went beyond the call of...
  • Running in the footsteps of a hero

    09/07/2010 3:02:20 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 3 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 9-5-10 | Jim Stingl
    9 city firefighters, paramedics to jog in N.Y. 5K honoring firefighter killed on 9-11 With the benefit of hindsight, it's not a fair question to ask if other firefighters would do what Stephen Siller did that awful day. We know it cost him his life, along with 342 other New York firefighters and paramedics at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Siller was off duty and on his way to play golf, but when he heard about planes hitting the towers he drove from Brooklyn toward Manhattan. When he found the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel shut down, he abandoned his...
  • Pentagon Issues Final Fort Hood Review

    08/20/2010 1:14:25 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 47 replies · 1+ views
    KWTX ^ | Aug. 20, 2010 | Staff
    The Department of Defense Friday released its final review of recommendations from an independent report ordered in the wake of the deadly Nov. 5, 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood’s Soldier Readiness Center that left 13 dead and more than 30 wounded. Read The Final Fort Hood Review [at link] The independent report was released in January and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said then it "raises serious questions" about the military's ability to cope with security threats within its ranks. Read The Full Report [at link] The Pentagon said Friday it will place a priority on implanting recommendations that...
  • FDNY and other firefighters run cross-country [9-11 Tribute]

    08/12/2010 1:18:06 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 3 replies · 1+ views
    AP via Fresno Bee ^ | August 12, 2010 | Staff
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Firefighters from two nations took off Thursday on a round-the-clock run from Southern California to New York in remembrance of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The Tour of Duty run officially began with a flag ceremony at 8:46 a.m. - the time when the first plane struck New York's twin towers in 2001. Several New York firefighters were running, including James Dowdell. His father, firefighter Kevin Dowdell, was among more than 400 emergency workers killed while responding to the attack. Firefighters feel "a special kinship" with firefighters who died, North Las Vegas fire Capt....
  • Battles brew over Fort Hood shooting suspect's troubled pas

    05/22/2010 5:04:07 PM PDT · by Brugmansian · 29 replies · 1,002+ views
    LA Times ^ | May 22 2010 | Richard A. Serrano
    Early next month military attorneys will meet for a preliminary hearing into whether the 40-year-old Muslim who became an Army psychiatrist should be court-martialed and perhaps sentenced to die for the worst terrorist assault in this country since the Sept. 11, 2001, airplane attacks. The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee has taken the unusual step of issuing subpoenas demanding the records as part of its investigation into the Nov. 5 shooting spree. What they want to know, said committee chairman Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), is "why was he not stopped before he took 13 American lives, and how can...
  • ISRAEL'S FALLEN Yom Hazikaron

    04/18/2010 11:56:08 AM PDT · by MestaMachine · 17 replies · 332+ views
    MestaMachine | April 18,2010 | MestaMachine
    In the United States, We Patriots set aside one day a year to remember our Fallen Heroes. We owe them so very much,it is hard to put it into perspective as the numbers grow continuously and seemingly without end. We pray for them and their families and honor their memories every single day, even though only one day is marked on our calendars. Today, I would like to take a minute of your time to remember Israel's Fallen as well. In these dark days, when Israel seemingly stands alone in the world, one moment away from war every day of...
  • 13 Republicans Challenge Pentagon on Their “Moderate” Islam Program

    02/07/2010 2:04:17 PM PST · by Islaminaction · 11 replies · 452+ views
    Logans Warning ^ | February 7th, 2010 | Christopher Logan
    While others might not want to say it, I will. The Pentagon’s whitewashing of the Islamic factor in the Fort Hood shooting, was just pathetic, and their policy that some form “moderate” Islam is coming to the rescue is a failure. It is the same policy that the UK is pursuing, and it does not work there either. Thankfully over a dozen Republicans are challenging the Pentagon, and their relationship with their so called “moderate” Muslim advisors. This article shows us just how little research the Pentagon has actually done on their own on Islam. They just want to be...
  • Fort Hood suspect's attorney questions mental exam

    01/25/2010 1:54:01 PM PST · by ColdOne · 10 replies · 292+ views ^ | Jan 25,2010 | AP
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The attorney for the man accused of going on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood wants to challenge the Army's plan to have three military health professionals determine whether his client is competent to stand trial. Attorney John Galligan said Monday he has requested a delay in Maj. Nidal Hasan's (nih-DAHL' mah-LEEK' hah-SAHNs') mental evaluation set to start next week.
  • Army Secretary Directs Fort Hood Accountability Review

    01/22/2010 4:27:29 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 288+ views
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2010 – The Army will conduct a review to determine if leaders were negligent in their supervision of accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, Defense Department officials announced yesterday. Army Secretary John McHugh has directed Army Gen. Carter F. Ham, commander of U.S. Army Europe, “to conduct an accountability review to identify whether any personnel were responsible for failures or deficiencies in applying Army programs, policies, and procedures to the alleged assailant,” according to a Defense Department news release. McHugh also has tasked Ham to provide personal observations he may have developed as a senior...
  • Some Gave All

    05/24/2009 8:10:08 AM PDT · by DakotaRed · 5 replies · 421+ views
    Right In A Left World ^ | May 24, 2009 | Lew Waters
    As another Memorial Day weekend descends upon us, we are reminded of why we hold the day. As we hold barbecues and travel to other places for the first long weekend of the summer, tributes and memorials will be held all over America to honor those who never came home from all of the wars we have fought in. We are reminded of such heroes as Audie Murphy, Alvin York, Charles Lindberg, Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Ira Hayes, George S. Patton and many more. Politicians invoking memories of battles from long ago give their speeches. Flags are lowered to half-mast...
  • 'I've Lost My Brother Too'; Today's Iraq was hard won and costly

    04/11/2009 7:09:40 AM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 7 replies · 756+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 11, 2009 | Merrilee Carlson
    In February 2004, my son, Spc. Michael Carlson, arrived in the Diyala province of Iraq. During the next 11 months he and his team searched houses, hunted insurgents, and made a difference in the lives of the Iraqi people. I think about him today because I miss him very much. ... In America, we often think that this transformation happened solely by the work of our American heroes. But the Iraqi people have worked very hard to transform their country and to take back control. I remember meeting Brig. Gen. Ismael Alsodani, the Iraqi defense attaché, when he visited Arlington...
  • Louisiana's Fallen Heroes Saluted

    06/06/2008 7:35:19 AM PDT · by rrstar96 · 4 replies · 341+ views
    Since 2005, the Louisiana Senate has taken time during the Regular Legislative Session "to recognize Louisiana's fallen heroes and the enormous sacrifice made by their families for this state and the nation." This year, the following service members are saluted: Sergeant Joseph A. Richard, III - Grand Prairie, United States Army Staff Sergeant Timothy Cole, Jr. - Alexandria, United States Army Staff Sergeant Jarred S. Fontenot - Port Barre, United States Army Corporal Chris LeBleu - Lake Charles, United States Marine Corps Seargeant First Class John Hennen - Vinton, United States Army National Guard Specialist Marisol Heredia - Baton Rouge,...
  • Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason

    05/07/2008 8:53:48 AM PDT · by mad puppy · 5 replies · 71+ views
    Blog Spot (Fallen Heroes) ^ | April 25, 2006 | Terri Rager
    Karla Comfort received a lot of looks and even some salutes from people when she drove from Benton, Ark., to Camp Pendleton, Calif., in her newly-painted, custom Hummer H3 on March 2nd. The vehicle is adorned with the likeness of her son, 20-year-old Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, and nine other Marines with F Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division who where all killed by the same improvised explosive device blast in Fallujah, Iraq, in December.
  • Two more Canadian soldiers die - three wounded after LAV hits landmine

    11/17/2007 6:18:26 AM PST · by Clive · 8 replies · 74+ views
    Canadian Press vis Sun Media ^ | 2007-11-17 | (wire service)
    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - The Canadian death toll in Afghanistan has risen by two. Col. Christian Juneau said Corp. Nicolas Raymond Beauchamp of the 5th Field Ambulance in Valcartier and Pte. Michel Levesque of the Royal 22nd died early this morning. They were riding in a Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) that hit an IED (improvised explosive device) on a road north of a Canadian forward operating base near Bazar-e Panjwaii. An Afghan interpreter also died in the blast. Three Canadian soldiers were transported to hospital at Kandahar Air Field with non-life threatening injuries. The two latest casualties brings Canada's death toll...
  • US House OKs Bill To Let Govs Lower Flags For Military Deaths

    05/15/2007 3:34:32 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 31 replies · 727+ views
    Excerpt - WASHINGTON (AP)--Governors could order federal facilities to lower their flags to honor fallen military troops under legislation passed by the House Tuesday. Rep. Bart Stupak, a Democrat whose northern Michigan district has lost close to 20 people in fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, said he sponsored the bill after unsuccessfully trying to persuade President George W. Bush to issue an executive order on the issue. The bill passed 408-4 and now goes to the Senate, where Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., have introduced parallel legislation. The measure would amend federal law...
  • Navy SEAL from Little Creek is killed in combat in Iraq

    04/11/2007 7:00:18 PM PDT · by SevenMinusOne · 12 replies · 1,080+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | 4-10-07 | LOUIS HANSEN
    Navy SEAL from Little Creek is killed in combat in Iraq VIRGINIA BEACH -- When his high school football coach asked the players to lift weights three times a week, Clark Schwedler pumped iron five days a week. When his government teacher taught about public service, Schwedler spoke persuasively about the need to give back to the community. Schwedler's fitness and service were tested as a Navy SEAL during two deployments, the latest one to Iraq. On Thursday, Petty Officer 2nd Class Joseph Clark Schwedler was killed by enemy fire in Iraq's Anbar province. Two other East Coast-based SEALs were...
  • Irey to Murtha: Do you Approve of Using Fallen Soldiers as Democratic Fund-Raising Tools?

    07/12/2006 2:24:49 PM PDT · by Just A Nobody · 114 replies · 1,939+ views
    Irey for Congress ^ | July 12, 2006 | Irey for Congress
    (MONONGAHELA, July 12) – Washington County Commissioner and Pennsylvania 12th district Republican Congressional nominee Diana Irey – responding to a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraising video using images of caskets of fallen American soldiers – today released the following statement: “The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee this week sent out a fundraising video using images of caskets of fallen American soldiers. Raising campaign cash off the deaths of our honored dead is revolting. Nancy Pelosi and Rahm Emanuel should be ashamed of themselves – and so should any Democrat who stands for this. “Consequently, I have a new question for Jack...
  • National Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremonies 2006 [Across the Nation]

    05/27/2006 2:23:35 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 23 replies · 1,662+ views
    Veterans Administration ^ | May 26, 2006 | Staff
    This [National Cemetery] listing is in alphabetic order by state. Select the name of the state in which the cemetery is located. Please note that there is not a VA national cemetery in every state.
  • Senate passes funeral protest ban

    05/24/2006 8:19:52 PM PDT · by LouAvul · 71 replies · 1,120+ views
    cnn ^ | 5/24/06
    Demonstrators would be barred from disrupting military funerals at national cemeteries under legislation approved by the Senate Wednesday The measure, which passed the House in nearly identical form two weeks ago, specifically targets a Kansas church group that has staged protests at military funerals around the country, claiming that the deaths were a sign of God's anger at U.S. tolerance of homosexuals. The act "will protect the sanctity of all 122 of our national cemeteries as shrines to their gallant dead," said Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tennessee. "It's a sad but necessary measure to protect what should be recognized...
  • Media Ignores the Nation's Heroes

    05/01/2006 9:55:51 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 9 replies · 476+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | May 2, 2006 | Jack Kelly
    The last of Cap Weinberger's many services to his country, completed just days before his death, is the book "Home of the Brave."In "Home of the Brave," President Reagan's secretary of defense and co-author Wynton Hall tell the stories of American heroes in the War on Terror the news media should be telling, but mostly haven't.One story that has been reasonably well told is that of Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester of the Kentucky Army National Guard, the first woman to be awarded the Silver Star, America's third highest combat decoration, since nurse Mary Louise Roberts in World War II.Sgt. Hester,...
  • The thankful tree (honoring our fallen heroes this Thanksgiving)

    11/24/2005 3:18:04 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 6 replies · 496+ views
    Town Hall column ^ | Wednesday November 23rd, 2005 | Michelle Malkin
    "The thankful tree" By Michelle Malkin "So, what did you do in school today?" It's the question I greet my daughter with every afternoon after she returns home from kindergarten. Usually, she recycles three jaded answers delivered with 5-going-on-16-year-old aplomb: "I don't remember," "I did the monkey bars," and "I drank chocolate milk." This week was different. She came home yesterday bubbling about a new holiday art project: The Thankful Tree. "You trace your hands and cut them out and then you write what you're thankful for on the hands," my enthused daughter explained, "and then you paste them onto...
  • Names of Fallen Heroes

    10/23/2005 8:57:24 AM PDT · by debbieargel · 6 replies · 790+ views
    Fallen Heroes
  • She Does Not Speak for Me (My son died in Iraq--and it was not in vain)

    08/18/2005 10:17:33 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 10 replies · 637+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 18, 2005 | RONALD R. GRIFFIN
    I lost a son in Iraq and Cindy Sheehan does not speak for me. I grieve with Mrs. Sheehan, for all too well I know the full measure of the agony she is forever going to endure. I honor her son for his service and sacrifice. However, I abhor all that she represents and those who would cast her as the symbol for parents of our fallen soldiers. The fallen heroes, until now, have enjoyed virtually no individuality. They have been treated as a monolith, a mere number. Now Mrs. Sheehan, with adept public relations tactics, has succeeded in elevating...
  • Debate over what to call Iraq war delays Shelby Township memorial (Disgusting Behavior by Libs)

    08/02/2005 2:18:39 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 11 replies · 695+ views
    Associated Press ^ | August 1, 2005
    SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — No one disputes the facts of Mark Barbret's death.On Oct. 14, 2004, the 22-year-old U.S. Army private from Macomb County was riding in a Humvee near Ramadi, Iraq, when the vehicle hit a roadside bomb.But a dispute over what to call the war in which he died has delayed the opening of a memorial to Barbret in his hometown of Shelby Township, north of Detroit.Last month, the Shelby Township Board decided to wait before inscribing Barbret's name on the Detroit suburb's veterans monument while it decided how to label the conflict.Kim Barbret, Mark Barbret's father,...
  • Never, Never, Never Forget

    02/01/2005 7:06:59 PM PST · by wagglebee · 5 replies · 633+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 2/2/05 | Phil Brennan
    Every once in a while I read something so profoundly disturbing that I can't put it out of my mind. That happened the other day when I read a piece in the American Conservative by Fred Reed where he discussed the plight of the terribly badly wounded veterans of the Iraq war. It should not have come as a surprise – I know that wars do dreadful harm to some of those who fight them – and although we mourn the dead, we seem to prefer not to think about those living but terribly maimed warriors whose lives have been...
  • Lambert Holds Ceremony For Marines Killed In Iraq (St. Louis, MO area)

    09/29/2004 9:02:31 PM PDT · by StarCMC · 8 replies · 289+ views ^ | Updated: 9/29/2004 10:48:16 PM
    The bodies of two Southern Illinois Marines killed in Iraq have returned. They were flown to Lambert St. Louis International Airport where they were received with military honors. It was a quiet and quick ceremony. Second Lieutenant Ryan Leduc was in Iraq for less then 2 weeks when he died last weekend. His humvee crashed in Western Iraq. The accident was not combat-related. Sergeant Benjamin Smith died last Wednesday. He was on his second tour of duty in Iraq when he was hit by shrapnel. Smith was supposed to return home next month. During the ceremony, Jeryl Bennett watched from...
  • Honoring the Fallen, More Bias at C-BS

    09/21/2004 6:53:26 PM PDT · by Blacktide · 2 replies · 122+ views
    C-BS News | September 21 2004 | Blacktide
    I've watched C-BS news ever since the story broke, mostly to note who is advertising on it. However I noticed that every evening they do a "tribute to the fallen" I can't help but think that this is anything but a tribute. When people die in a cause, doing what you can to tear down that cause is not honoring their memory. With them "honoring" these dead soldiers, unspoken is the fact that were they not in Iraq, none of this would have happened. This is of course the true purpose of going into their past, in telling us of...
  • Missing Navy Crewmembers Found and Identified(from the Vietnam War)

    06/09/2003 9:56:19 AM PDT · by Diddle E. Squat · 12 replies · 276+ views
    Department of Defense ^ | 5/27/03 | Department of Defense
    The remains of nine U.S. Navy crewmembers, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and their remains are being returned to their families for burial. The nine are identified as Cmdr. Delbert A. Olson, Casselton, N.D.; Lt. j.g.'s Denis L. Anderson, Hope, Kan.; Arthur C. Buck, Sandusky, Ohio; and Philip P. Stevens, Twin Lake, Mich.; Petty Officers 2nd class Richard M. Mancini, Amsterdam, N.Y.; Michael L. Roberts, Purvis, Miss., Donald N. Thoresen and Kenneth H. Widon, Detroit and Petty Officer 3rd class Gale R. Siow, Huntington Park, Calif. A group burial will be held at Arlington National...
  • A Greater Love Hath No Man Than This...

    05/22/2003 9:55:08 PM PDT · by sfwarrior · 29 replies · 394+ views (The SF Chronicle) ^ | 05/23/03 | Adam Sparks
    "We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this. But in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here." -- Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg...
  • Soldier sought a family, touched many lives

    04/15/2003 12:33:18 AM PDT · by Diddle E. Squat · 7 replies · 405+ views
    san diego union-tribune ^ | 4/8/03 | Susan Gembrowski
    Army Pvt. Devon D. Jones moved from one San Diego group home to another until he finally found the foster family he had prayed for. Now, the woman who took him in three years ago, the woman he called mom, is mourning the 19-year-old artillery specialist, who died Friday when a Humvee crashed into an Iraqi ravine. "He was praying for a family and God answered his prayers," his foster mother, Evelyn Houston, said yesterday, as relatives and friends brought bouquets, cards and condolences to her Valencia Park home. Jones left for boot camp a few weeks after graduating from...
  • French Sickos Side With Saddam, Deface War Heroes' Graves

    04/02/2003 6:53:51 AM PST · by kattracks · 21 replies · 435+ views ^ | 4/02/03 | Carl Limbacher and Staff
    Just how sick and twisted are the French? This much: A new poll in Le Monde shows that one third of the Frogs want genocidal Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein to defeat "les anglo-saxons,” and only one third felt they were on the same side as the coalition led by America and Britain. Some of the most corrupt of this corrupt people have desecrated the graves of American and British heroes of World War I and World War II who saved the cowardly Frenchies from Germany. At Etaples, where 11,000 Allied liberators from WWI are buried, French degenerates defiled the...
  • French smear Brit War Dead

    04/02/2003 6:22:44 AM PST · by Hostage · 3 replies · 213+ views
    Online Sun ^ | April 2, 2003 | Simon Hughes
    Link has photos SICK French yobs daubed a swastika and vile anti-war slurs at a cemetery for 11,000 British troops. The showpiece cenotaph at the graveyard in Northern France was smeared in red paint with the words: “Dig up your rubbish. It’s fouling our soil.” Other slogans at the Etaples cemetery near Boulogne included “Death to the Yankees” and “Saddam Hussein will win and spill your blood.” And the vandals wrote “Rosbeefs go home” — the French insult for Brits is roast-beefs. Prime Minister Tony Blair and US President George Bush were also branded war criminals. The graffiti was discovered...
  • THIS IS THE DAY (Memorial Day Poem)

    05/27/2002 9:41:07 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 2 replies · 507+ views
    wsmonline ^ | 2001 | Linda Ellis
    Here is a poem in honor of Memorial Day... This is The Day by Linda Ellis copyright 2001 This is the day we pause in these hectic lives we live to praise those who gave for our country, everything they had to give. This is the day we remember to enlighten each new generation that we can never cease to pay homage to those who died for this great nation. This is the day we bow our heads to honor headstones with no name, though we may not know who is buried there, we thank them just the same. This...
  • Harold's Flag

    03/20/2002 7:16:03 AM PST · by Desert Lizard · 14 replies · 419+ views
    Harold's Flag By Lion Bob MacLeay Early in the morning of Feb. 12, 1945, Harold was the first man killed in our battalion as we fought to liberate the small town of Vianden, Luxembourg, which proved to be the last action in the Battle of the Bulge. I was wounded some hours later and was being evacuated when the jeep swerved to avoid something in the road that I had not seen. The swerving motion caused me to lean out on the right side of the jeep and I looked down to see a man's leg, severed at the hip,...