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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Robert L Howard ~ September 22, 2014

    09/21/2014 5:00:28 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 35 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Robert L. Howard All info from this website.             Robert L. Howard (July 11, 1939, Opelika, Alabama – December 23, 2009, Waco, Texas) was a highly decorated officer of the United States Army and Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War.  Biography He entered the Army at Montgomery,...
  • Panetta: Obama Should Have Maintained Military Presence In Iraq [VIDEO]

    09/21/2014 4:31:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/21/14 | Al Weaver
    In a 60 Minutes interview set to air Sunday night, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says that President Obama should have left a residual force to continue the momentum America had going for itself in Iraq, and that he wasnt confident that pulling out was the right move for America: Panetta: We gave them a chance. I mean, no one could guarantee that Iraq would be able to go in the right direction, but we gave them a chance. We gave them the tools. Pelley: Back when you watched the stars and stripes being lowered for the last time...
  • Meet the new U.S. military force that Obama is deploying to fight Ebola

    09/21/2014 9:47:02 AM PDT · by DannyTN · 159 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 16 | Dan Lamothe
    ... If the outbreak is not stopped now, we could be looking at hundreds of thousands of people infected, with profound political and economic and security implications for all of us, Obama said. So this is an epidemic that is not just a threat to regional security... ... Broadly, however, the official said the Defense Department personnel involved are likely to include the following: Medical personnel ... Engineers to construct Ebola Treatment Units ... Transportation personnel to support an intermediate staging base ... Administrators in Monrovia to oversee it all ... ...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    09/21/2014 9:43:45 AM PDT · by Faith · 10 replies
    September 21, 2014 | Faith
    Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me. Isaiah 49:16
  • Hollywood Honors Military Veterans In New Film

    09/21/2014 5:15:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 21, 2014 | John Hanlon
    Since military operations began in Afghanistan in late 2001, few movies have focused predominantly on the sacrifices that military families make each and every day. Even fewer of them and I cant think of one offhand focus on female soldiers who are torn between their important work overseas and their responsibilities to their own families at home. Fort Bliss is a film that does just that. Michelle Monaghan, who stars as the main character and previously co-starred on the successful HBO drama True Detective, recently visited D.C. to talk about her performance in the film and how the role opened...
  • Doctors: 'Irresponsible' to send troops to 'combat' Ebola

    09/20/2014 8:35:57 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 166 replies
    WND.com ^ | September 18, 2014 | Chelsea Schilling
    A real-life horror story is playing out in Africa as Ebola spreads, and President Obamas decision to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to combat the virus could very well put Americans at risk of contracting the deadly illness at home, some health experts say. According to the World Health Organization, at least 4,985 people have contracted Ebola and at least 2,461 have died. Several doctors have fallen ill with Ebola, and two of them have died. New reports indicate a Doctors Without Borders staff member has contracted the virus in Liberia and will be evacuated to France for treatment. You...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ FROM ONE MEAN MOM ~ 21 September 2014

    09/20/2014 4:58:56 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 62 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    FROM ONE MEAN MOM We had the meanest mother in the whole world! While other kids ate candy for breakfast, we had to have cereal, eggs, and toast. When others had a Pepsi and a Twinkie for lunch, we had to eat sandwiches. And you can guess our mother fixed us a dinner that was different from what other kids had, too. Mother insisted on knowing where we were at all times. You'd think we were convicts in a prison. She had to know who our friends were, and what we were doing with them. She...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    09/20/2014 11:07:20 AM PDT · by Irish Rose · 8 replies
    September 20, 2014 | Irish Rose
    The LORD is exalted, for he dwells on high; he will fill Zion with justice and righteousness. He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the LORD is the key to this treasure. (Isaiah 33:5-6)
  • Report: US military examining relationship with NFL

    09/19/2014 6:46:07 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 37 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | September 19, 2014 | Will Brinson
    The blowback against the NFL over the recent domestic violence incidents -- a pattern, if you will -- is growing and growing rather quickly. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported on a new sponsorship problem and the White House issued a stern edict to the NFL Friday morning about getting "a handle on" the problem. Enter another branch of government: the military. According to CNN, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is asking his staff for "detailed information about the US military's relationships" with the NFL.
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes for the troops - 20 Sept 2014

    09/19/2014 6:01:06 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 219 replies
    Our Troops Rock Out Loud!!!!!!!!!!!!! | The Rockin Canteen DJ's! (They're the BEST!)
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ***** ~ Support The Artists ~ Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l Internet Radio l AOL Music l Sonique (Lycos) l Real Radio Live365 l 971TheRiver l GotRadio l Wherehouse l Target l Shoutcast AFRTS l VH1 l XM Radio l BET l audiophile l Virgin Radio l Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l Yahoo! Launch Music l Radio Disney l Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster l...
  • Obamas administration at war with itself over ISIS strategy

    09/18/2014 7:05:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/18/2014 | Noah Rothman
    It is becoming difficult to escape the impression that President Barack Obama heads an administration at war with itself over the appropriate strategy to combat the ISIS threat. Speaking at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida on Wednesday, the president made a point of conspicuously noting again that American troops sent to Iraq do not and will not have a combat mission. The clarification was not unexpected; it came just one day after Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told members of the U.S. Senate in a public hearing that there were circumstances which would lead...
  • Military Leaders Increasingly at Odds With Obama Over ISIS Strategy

    09/19/2014 11:04:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Obama's strategy on how to combat ISIS is confusing at best, but one thing is clear: the battle brewing between Obama and America's top generals about how to move forward against the terror army. Earlier this week during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Dempsey said there is potential he will recommend ground troops should the coalition with Arab countries against ISIS fail. “My view at this point is that this coalition is the appropriate way forward. I believe that will prove true but if it fails to be true and if there are...
  • The 100-Year-Old Agreement You Need to Know About to Understand Whats Driving the Islamic State

    09/19/2014 8:22:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 15 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Sep 18, 2014
    TheBlaze TV The 100-Year-Old Agreement You Need to Know About to Understand Whats Driving the Islamic State Sep. 18, 2014 8:45pm Erica Ritz Glenn Beck broke down the history of the Middle East on his television program Thursday, focusing on a nearly 100-year-old agreement that he says is integral to understanding the motivations of the Islamic State: the Sykes-Picot Agreement. If you do not understand the Sykes-Picot Agreement, Beck said, you cannot fully understand the Islamic State, or why the Israelis and the Palestinians will never reach a two-state solution. Though many go back to 1948 and the creation of...
  • Need Some Help From Musical FReepers! (vanity)

    09/18/2014 9:16:14 PM PDT · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | 9/18/2014 | Me
    I really need FReeper help if you don't mind. Son has a talent show coming up and we thought "Old Army Hat" would be great. Great vocal range for him because he is in JHS. The song is especially poignant for him because an older soldier who did work on our home took a liking to him and gave him his army cap. I burst with tears. He's going to wear the hat for the performance. Also, his GF (WW2 Pacific) went on Honor Flight and son still remembers it. He wants to honor them both at his performance. Does...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(9/18/14)[Prayer]

    09/18/2014 6:10:34 AM PDT · by left that other site · 26 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/18/14 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Psalm 59 Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) Psalm 59[a] For the director of music. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” Of David. A miktam.
[b] When Saul had sent men to watch David’s house in order to kill him. 1 Deliver me from my enemies, O God;
    be my fortress against those who are attacking me.
2 Deliver me from evildoers
    and save me from those who are after my blood. 3 See how they lie in wait for me!
    Fierce men conspire against me
    for no offense or sin of mine, Lord. 4 I have done no wrong,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy 67th Birthday, United States Air Force! ~ 18 September 2014

    09/17/2014 6:00:12 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 80 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Happy 67th Birthday, United States Air Force ~ ~ September 18, 2014 ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. The United States Air Force became a separate military service on September 18, 1947, with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947. The Act created the National Military Establishment, later renamed the United States Department of Defense, which was composed of three branches, the Army, Navy and a newly created Air Force....
  • American Soldiers Singing "Days of Elijah"

    09/17/2014 3:13:18 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 20 replies
    youtube ^ | 0/17/2014 | unknown
    Days of Elijah, by our brave young men! May God bless and protect them all.
  • Kurdish Peshmerga free some Christian villages occupied by jihadists

    09/17/2014 1:36:22 PM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies
    Asia News ^ | September 17, 2014
    US air raids fundamental. The Islamist militants mined many houses before fleeing. Syriac Christians return to the city of Alqosh, liberated days ago, and celebrate the feast of the patron saint. Erbil (AsiaNews / Agencies) - At least seven Christian villages in northern Iraq have been freed after a series of clashes between Kurdish Peshmerga and Islamic State jihadists.The seven villages are located west of Erbil, on the Nineveh plain. The Kurdish military commanders emphasize the fundamental contribution of the air raids carried out by the United States and report that the jihadists mined many houses before fleeing. Since early...
  • No Boots Promise to USAF??

    09/17/2014 10:36:40 AM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 47 replies
    9/17/14 | Originalbuckeye
    Did Bammy really assure that the USAF would not be asked to put boots on the ground in Iraq?
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    09/17/2014 7:29:15 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 14 replies
    9/17/14 | Hiskid
  • New Jetpack Could Help Soldiers Run as fast as 4 minutes a mile

    09/17/2014 3:51:04 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    KDVR-TV ^ | 9/16/14
    Jason Kerestes, a student at Arizona State University, in conjunction with the Pentagons Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, have come up with the 4 Minute Mile or 4MM a jetpack that can help soldiers move faster without requiring them to exert more physically. The jetpack gives the runner a boost in an attempt to shave off time with a goal of running a 4-minute mile. Early testing has shown that even carrying the jetpack equipment, the runner could complete a 200-meter run faster and with decreased exertion.
  • Obama initiative to hire veterans for federal jobs triggers resentment ("Too conservative")

    09/16/2014 9:08:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    Market Watch ^ | September 15, 2014 | Jeffry Bartash
    Military veterans are receiving preferential treatment for many federal job openings, and as with any kind of preferential-treatment program, its causing a backlash. In a remarkable story, the Washington Post describes growing tension between veterans and civilians who never served in the military throughout the federal government. Civilians complain that their veteran colleagues are conservative yes-men who dont question authority and are sometimes lacking in the necessary skills. Some complained that male veterans sometimes act inappropriately around their women peers. Youre getting a very conservative worker thats very narrow-minded, said one civilian who works in the Office of Personnel Management....
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Roadside Cafe Oracle Quiz - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    09/16/2014 5:59:57 PM PDT · by LUV W · 100 replies
    The Best Troops and Veterans In The World and their families, too !! | Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... The Roadside Cafe Oracle Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • America, Racist Fascist Police State (More received wisdom from a senior in college)

    09/16/2014 2:19:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Cornell Daily Sun ^ | September 16, 2014 | David Zha
    I know, I know, Im the guy that just keeps pointing out obvious truths but never offers any real solutions. Bear with me anyway. My freshman year, I took a classical fencing class through Cornell P.E. with Matre dArmes Adam Crown. He said some very interesting things to us before he left. For example: 1.When it is not time to act, it is time not to act. 2.If you can call Obama a black president, you can also call him a white president. 3.America is exhibiting signs of becoming a fascist country. 4.In vino veritas (translation: In wine there is...
  • DARPA testing planes with a 'Star Wars'-style laser cannon

    09/16/2014 11:08:57 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 31 replies
    C/NET ^ | 16 Sep 2014 | Eric Mack
    We don't have X-wing fighters just yet, but we may soon have their laser weapons. DARPA is working on a system that's downright Lucasian. Prepare yourself for a future filled with real-life pew pew! The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working with Lockheed Martin to test "a new beam control turret... to give 360-degree coverage for high-energy laser weapons operating on military aircraft." In other words, it stuck a primitive (by rebel standards) "Star Wars"-style laser cannon on a fighter jet and flew it over Michigan eight times. "These initial flight tests validate the performance of our ABC turret...
  • Prayer for our American Heroes and Nation

    09/16/2014 2:08:23 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 11 replies
    September 16, 2014 | Jeanbl
    . . . for I know the one in whom I believe, and I am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until the day of his return. 2 Timothy 1:12
  • US to send 3,000 troops to Ebola danger zone as Obama admin shuffles military's mission in Africa

    09/15/2014 10:23:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 124 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | September 15, 2014 | David Martosko, U.S. Political Editor
    The United States government is sending thousands of military troops to the west African nation of Liberia as part of the Obama administration's Ebola virus-response strategy, the White House said late Monday night. 'U.S. Africa Command will set up a Joint Force Command headquartered in Monrovia, Liberia, to provide regional command and control support to U.S. military activities and facilitate coordination with U.S. government and international relief efforts,' a statement from the White House press office said. 'A general from U.S. Army Africa, the Army component of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), will lead this effort, which will involve an estimated...
  • The High-Tech Case For Bringing Back The Draft

    09/15/2014 7:16:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    io9 ^ | April 3, 2014 | Mark Strauss
    As drones, cyberattacks and other high-tech developments change the nature of war, two prominent scholars argue that we must also rethink who fights our wars: the time has come, they say, to bring back the draft. The article, "Universal Conscription as Technology Policy," appears in Issues in Science and Technology, a journal published by the National Defense University. The authors are Mark Hagerott a distinguished professor of cybersecurity studies at the U.S. Naval Academy, who was cited by Foreign Policy as one of "The Top 70 Military Thinkers " and Brad Allenby, President's Professor of Sustainable Engineering, and Lincoln...
  • Bowe Bergdahl Controversy Overblown (Looks like he was promoted again)

    09/15/2014 2:27:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Las Vegas Guardian Liberty Voice ^ | September 11, 2014 | Jillian Moyet
    Staff Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl left captivity to be catapulted into an overgrown spotlight of controversy and reckless speculation in May of this year. What should have been a flood of relief to see the American POW return home was replaced with, oddly enough, outrage, mostly from the Right. Angry tweets accused Obama of endangering U.S. soldiers by exchanging five prisoners from Guantanamo for Bergdahl. Twitter filled with frothing accusations against not only the President but the POW himself, as well as his family, who even received death threats. Bergdahl was a Taliban sympathizer, it was decided, and so was his...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Alexander Bonnyman Jr ~ September 15, 2014

    09/14/2014 5:04:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 62 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock! Thank you for all you do! For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Alexander Bonnyman Jr. Info from here. Alexander "Sandy" Bonnyman, Jr. (May 2, 1910 November 22, 1943) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was killed in action at Betio, Tarawa during World War II. A combat engineer, he received the Medal of Honor, Purple...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    09/14/2014 9:08:19 AM PDT · by Faith · 15 replies
    Septemb er 14, 2014 | Faith
    But now, O Lord, Thou art our Father; We are the clay, and Thou our Potter; and we all are the work of Thy hand. Isaiah 64:8
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ LIFE CHOICES ~ 14 September 2014

    09/13/2014 5:03:27 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 66 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    LIFE CHOICES What would you do? You make the choice. Don't look for a punch line...there isn't one. Read it anyway. My question is: Would you have made the same choice? At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves learning-disabled children, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its dedicated staff, he offered a question: "When not interfered with by outside influences, everything nature does is done with perfection. Yet my son, Shay, cannot learn things as other...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    09/13/2014 11:15:37 AM PDT · by Irish Rose · 11 replies
    September 13, 2014 | Irish Rose
    In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a throne, high and exalted, and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him were seraphs, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. And they were calling to one another: Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory. At the sound of their voices the doorposts and thresholds shook and the temple was filled with smoke. Woe to me! I cried....
  • Military source: ISIS hostages dispersed after revelation of Foley rescue mission

    09/13/2014 6:08:37 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 30 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | September 13, 2014 | Catherine Herridge
    After the administration released details of the July mission to rescue journalist James Foley and others in Syria, intelligence suggests ISIS dispersed the remaining hostages to multiple locations, making them harder to locate, a military source told Fox News. In addition, the source added guard forces around the hostages doubled while widely publicized reporting about the scope of new aerial surveillance in the region caused ISIS to change its pattern of behavior on the ground. "Any time you (disclose) very highly sensitive tactical information, you're giving away your road map if you will, your strategy," said Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas,...
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 13 Sept 2014

    09/12/2014 5:59:01 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 163 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! | Canteen DJ's
    ***** Tunes For The Troops ***** ~ Support The Artists ~ Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l Internet Radio l AOL Music l Sonique (Lycos) l Real Radio Live365 l 971TheRiver l GotRadio l Wherehouse l Target l Shoutcast AFRTS l VH1 l XM Radio l BET l audiophile l Virgin Radio l Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l Yahoo! Launch Music l Radio Disney l Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster l Billboard...
  • It doesnt make sense: Concerns over enlisting DOD in Ebola response

    09/12/2014 4:54:18 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 57 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | September 12, 2014 | Lucas Tomlinson
    We dont need to be taking planners away from the CT [counterterrorism] mission, and that is what is going on, a Defense Department source told Fox News. USAID and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are already involved, but President Obama said in an interview last weekend that the U.S. military is being brought in to help stanch the deadly epidemic. Obama said the military could help set up isolation units and provide security for health workers, among other tasks. But the decision comes as the military is already engaged in counterterrorism operations in Africa, and as the president...
  • Navy F/A-18 Hornets Crash in Pacific Ocean

    09/12/2014 7:04:21 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 62 replies
    http://www.navy.mil/ ^ | Sept 12, 2014 | U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs
    WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Two F/A-18 Hornets from Carrier Air Wing 17 embarked on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) crashed at 5:40 p.m. local time, today, while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean. The initial report is that the two aircraft are assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 94 (VFA-94) and Strike Fighter Squadron 113 (VFA-113). One pilot was rapidly located and returned to Carl Vinson, and is currently receiving medical attention. Search efforts continue for the second pilot. The search for the second pilot includes guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and guided-missile...
  • The Nuclear Option: A Foreign Policy Conducted in a Drug-Addled Haze

    09/12/2014 6:58:43 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 7 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | Sep 11, 2014 | Charles Hurt
    The Nuclear Option: A Foreign Policy Conducted in a Drug-Addled Haze See, kids, this is why you dont do drugs. And this is why you will always eventually regret voting for somebody who boasted of all the coke and dope he did while smoldering about his absentee father. President Choom Gang has demilitarized our military. He sends the Department of Health and Human Services to the Mexican border to welcome and take care of tens of thousands of illegal children streaming across. And now he wants to deploy American troops into West Africa to combat the Ebola virus. Boy, is...
  • Obama Rejected "Best Military Advice"

    09/12/2014 5:01:30 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 33 replies
    Real Clear Defense ^ | Sept 12,2014 | Dustin Walker
    As he laid out his strategy to combat the Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria, President Obama rejected the best military advice of his top military commander in the Middle East. Quoting two U.S. military officials, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday that Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), said that his best military advice was to send a modest contingent of American troops, principally Special Operations forces, to advise and assist Iraqi army units in fighting the militants. Austins recommendation was taken to the White House by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (9/12/2014) [Prayer]

    09/11/2014 9:29:33 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 20 replies
    12 September 2014 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation The War of 1812 No king is saved by the size of his army; no warrior escapes by his great strength. A horse is a vain hope for deliverance; despite all its great strength it cannot save. But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love, to deliver them from death and keep them alive in famine. Psalm 33:16-19 (NIV) ----
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 12 September 2014

    09/11/2014 5:58:06 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 126 replies
    September 11, 2014 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could...
  • Lawyer: Army reneged on Eisenhauer plea deal in PTSD shooting case

    09/11/2014 11:39:11 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 1 replies
    Fayetteville Observer ^ | September 11, 2014 | Greg Barnes
    The parents of Fort Bragg Staff Sgt. Joshua Eisenhauer have been fighting for the Army to take jurisdiction of their son's case since he was charged in January 2012 with shooting at civilian police and firefighters from his Fayetteville apartment. Now, Eisenhauer's parents say, the Army is leaving their son behind. Fort Bragg has set a Sept. 17 hearing to push Eisenhauer out of the Army, and the Cumberland County District Attorney's Office has given him a March 16 trial date. If convicted, Eisenhauer could spend the rest of his life in prison. Eisenhauer's lawyer, Todd Conormon, said he thought...
  • Lawyer: Army reneged on Eisenhauer plea deal in PTSD shooting case

    09/11/2014 9:40:09 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 11 replies
    Fayetteville Observer ^ | September 11, 2014 | Greg Barnes
    The parents of Fort Bragg Staff Sgt. Joshua Eisenhauer have been fighting for the Army to take jurisdiction of their son's case since he was charged in January 2012 with shooting at civilian police and firefighters from his Fayetteville apartment. Now, Eisenhauer's parents say, the Army is leaving their son behind. Fort Bragg has set a Sept. 17 hearing to push Eisenhauer out of the Army, and the Cumberland County District Attorney's Office has given him a March 16 trial date. If convicted, Eisenhauer could spend the rest of his life in prison. Eisenhauer's lawyer, Todd Conormon, said he thought...
  • Congress may still vote on military force against ISIS

    09/11/2014 7:18:04 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 8 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9/10/2014 | Greg Sargent
    Is Congress really going to allow the president to escalate military action against ISIS without voting on it? There almost certainly won't be any vote before the midterm elections. But there is still another way: members of Congress could try to force a vote on authorization of force after the elections - during the lame duck session. ...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(9/11/14)[Prayer]

    09/11/2014 5:17:45 AM PDT · by left that other site · 31 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 9/11/14 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation John 14:6 Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) 26So do not be afraid of them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known. 27What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs. 28Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell. 29Are not two sparrows sold for a...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering 9.11.01 ~ We Will Never Forget! ~ 11 September 2014

    09/10/2014 5:59:34 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 127 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering 9.11.01 ~ ~ We Will Never Forget!! ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. John Phillip Sousa ~ Star Spangled Banner John Wayne ~ America, Why I Love Her John Phillip Sousa ~ Stars & Stripes Forever Toby Keith ~ Courtesy of The Red, White, & Blue (Angry American) Bobby Bare ~ God Bless America Again Charlie Daniels ~ My Beautiful America John Phillip Sousa ~ Armed Forces Salute John Wayne ~...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    09/10/2014 9:04:31 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 11 replies
    9/10/14 | Hiskid
  • US Air Force pens A-10 maintenance deal with Korean Air

    09/10/2014 8:36:34 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 82 replies
    Fight Global ^ | an hour ago | Dan Parsons
    US Air Force pens A-10 maintenance deal with Korean Air By: DanParsons Washington DC Source: Flightglobal.com This story is sourced from Flightglobal.com With top officers still calling for the aircrafts retirement as a cost-saving measure, the US Air Force has announced a major potential investment in depot maintenance for the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt.The air force on 9 September announced a $46 million contract award to Korean Air Lines Co. (KAL) for depot-level maintenance and repair of A-10s, commonly called Warthogs, stationed Osan Air Base, South Korea. The work will be performed at KALs facility in Seoul with an expected...
  • Army officer is told not to enter his daughters high school because he's wearing his uniform

    09/10/2014 5:36:01 AM PDT · by Abathar · 154 replies
    MyfoxDetroit.com ^ | Sep 10, 2014 | Fox 2 News Staff
    ROCHESTER, Mich. (WJBK) - Lieutenant colonel Sherwood Baker was just a father trying to help his daughter find her way at her new high school. Sherwood who has served in the Army for 24 years was told by Rochester Adams high school security that if he wanted to get into the high school with his daughter he was going to have to go home and change his clothes. Baker's wife Rachel Ferhadson says, "before he was allowed in, the security guard stopped him and said sorry you're not allowed in the school. Security told him men and women in uniform...
  • Atheist must swear to God -- or leave US Air Force

    09/10/2014 5:44:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 50 replies
    AFP ^ | September 9, 2014 | Staff
    The US Air Force has told a sergeant he will have to leave the military unless he agrees to take an oath with the phrase "so help me God," officials said Tuesday. In the latest religious controversy to roil the air force, the atheist airman last month was denied his request to re-enlist because of his refusal to swear to God -- and he is now poised to take the military to court, his lawyer said.