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  • White House Leads Briefing With Statement on Flint, Does Not Mention Navy SEAL Killed in Iraq

    05/03/2016 7:06:37 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 7 replies
    freebeacon ^ | May 3, 2016 | David Rutz
    White House spokesman Josh Earnest led off his briefing Tuesday with an announcement about President Obama’s impending visit to Flint, Michigan, but he made no mention of the the U.S. Navy SEAL killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq until questioned on the matter. Earnest often begins briefings without announcements, but he made a point of specifically detailing Obama’s trip Wednesday to Flint to discuss the town’s water crisis, as well as tout the administration’s response to the matter. “As you all know, the president will travel to Flint, Michigan tomorrow,” Earnest said. “He will stop first at the Food...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Frozen Treat Are You Quiz - Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    05/03/2016 6:01:10 PM PDT · by LUV W · 59 replies
    The greatest military and vets in the whole world....and their families, too! | LUV W and The Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ 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. Today We Want You To Take The..... What Frozen Treat Are You Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & 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!
  • Prayer for our American Heroes and Our Nation

    05/03/2016 3:12:50 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 7 replies
    May 3, 2016 | Jeanbl
    God arises, and His enemies are scattered. . .Sing to God! Sing praise to his name! Exalt the One who rides on the clouds. The LORD is His name. . .The chariots of God are innumerable; there are thousands upon thousands of them. The Lord is in their midst . . .Blessed be the Lord who daily carries us. God is our deliverer. Come, let us gather to bless the True God and to praise the LORD, He who is the fountain of Israel, the source of our life! . . . Your God is the One who has...
  • AR-15; .223 round - info for criminal case. HELP PLEASE!

    05/02/2016 2:25:05 PM PDT · by Chasaway · 154 replies
    Same | 05.02.16 | Chasaway
    I need some general firearms/ballistics information. I'm working on a criminal defense case. The defendant is accused by the state of shooting his girlfriend in the back of the head with an AR-15 at 10 feet...using a .223 round. The defendant is a real scumbag and knows he's going to the pen over this. BUT, he claims he accidentally discharged the gun, it caromed off of a linoleum-covered concrete floor and then struck her. It all occurred in a very small kitchen. My working hypothesis is that this WAS an accidental shooting and that the bullet DID ricochet off of...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Maj Gen Leonard Wood ~ 02 May 2016

    05/01/2016 5:02:13 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 91 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and 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 ~ Maj Gen Leonard Wood Info from here.             Leonard Wood (October 9, 1860 – August 7, 1927) was a physician who served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Military Governor of Cuba and Governor General of the Philippines. Early in his military career, he...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    05/01/2016 9:17:02 AM PDT · by Faith · 10 replies
    May 1, 2016 | Faith
    And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them. - Isaiah 42:16
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE POWER OF A TEACHER ~ 01 May 2016

    04/30/2016 5:01:47 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 94 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            THE POWER OF A TEACHER Yesterday, I related the story of a young man who had been labeled as "retarded," yet achieved remarkable success because of one teacher who convinced him that someone else's judgment need not become his reality. The account pointed out the importance of a healthy self-image, and the power of a vision. Today, I want to expand on that thought a bit. What was it that made the teacher in that story so different? Confidence? Experience? Expertise? No, I think it was something far more basic. Let me illustrate with another...
  • North Korea accuses U.S. soldiers of provoking border troops

    04/30/2016 2:24:36 PM PDT · by Racehorse · 19 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | 29 April 2016 | Hyung-jin Kim
    A North Korean military statement Friday warned U.S. soldiers to stop what it called "hooliganism" at the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom or they'll meet a "dog's death any time and any place." It said U.S. troops pointed their fingers at North Korean soldiers and made strange noises and unspecified "disgusting" facial expressions. It also said that American troops encouraged South Korean soldiers to aim their guns at the North. A statement from Christopher Bush, a spokesman for the U.N. command, said they looked into the allegations and determined they were unsubstantiated. North Korea occasionally accuses South Korean and U.S....
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    04/30/2016 7:56:26 AM PDT · by Irish Rose · 9 replies
    April 30, 2016 | Irish Rose
    He says, “I removed the burden from their shoulders; their hands were set free from the basket. In your distress you called and I rescued you, I answered you out of a thundercloud; I tested you at the waters of Meribah. “Hear, O my people, and I will warn you— if you would but listen to me, O Israel! You shall have no foreign god among you; you shall not bow down to an alien god. I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it.” (Psalm...
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 30 April 2016

    04/29/2016 5:58:35 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 237 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!!! | Canteen DJ's
       ***** ~ 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...
  • The Case Against Women in Combat [Isaiah 3]

    04/29/2016 9:54:30 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 27 replies
    Weird Republic ^ | 3/15/2011 | Thomas Clough
    Imagine your seventeen-year-old daughter fighting for her life in hand-to-hand combat with battle-hardened enemy soldiers. How long would she survive? Two minutes? One minute? There is a resurgent movement to push female military personnel into ever more intimate contact with hostile forces. The few arguments mustered in support of doing this focus narrowly on manpower issues or misplaced feminist vanity. In all the literature on this subject that I have collected over several years, not once have I found a proponent of women in combat who would speak honestly about the consequences of thrusting our daughters into man-against-woman festivals of...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (4/29/2016) [Prayer]

    04/28/2016 9:12:46 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 21 replies
    29 April 2016 | NEWwoman
    p> Day of Repentance – April 30, 1863 Call For the World to Stand in the Gap For America Hear my prayer, LORD; let my cry for help come to You. Psalm 102:1 (NIV) ----
  • The US Army's first ever female infantry officer who could be leading 150 soldiers into battle ..

    04/28/2016 12:32:07 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4-28-16 | Charlie Moore
    Captain Kristen Griest will become America's first ever female Army infantry officer as she graduates from training today. She has completed the Maneuver Captains Career Course at Fort Benning, Georgia, passing a two-month leadership course necessary for holding a command position. Captain Griest has already completed Ranger and Airborne School and could take charge of her infantry unit of about 150 soldiers in Spring next year.
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    04/28/2016 6:33:19 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 7 replies
    4/28/16 | Hiskid
  • House Panel Approves Measure to Require Women to Register for Draft

    04/27/2016 7:18:45 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 40 replies
    Military.com ^ | April 28, 2016 | Matthew Cox
    The House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday approved by a narrow margin an amendment to a defense bill to require women to register for the draft. Rep. Duncan Hunter, a Republican from California, proposed the amendment to lift the restriction on women registering for the selective service at a committee-wide mark-up session of the proposed fiscal 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. "Here is why I think this is important; it doesn't matter in this debate whether you think women should be in the infantry or be in special operations," Hunter said during the session on Wednesday night. "I personally don't....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 28 April 2016

    04/27/2016 5:59:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 140 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ AFTERBURNER U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Draper inspects an F/A-18 afterburner in the jet shop aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington in the waters south of Japan, May 21, 2015. The Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing 5, are patrolling the 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. 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. EVACUATION TRAINING U.S....
  • Team Obama raising tobacco prices at U.S. military bases to curb smoking

    04/27/2016 3:31:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 45 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 4/27/16 | Carlo Muńoz
    The Pentagon is looking to raise the price of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco sold on U.S. military installations worldwide, in an attempt to ween U.S. service members from tobacco use. Defense Secretary Ash Carter codified the policy in an April 8th department-wide memorandum, which also expanded smoke-free areas on American military bases, according to Reuters. The new tobacco policy would increase prices on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco sold at U.S. military commissaries and post exchanges to match the price of tobacco products sold off base, which are subject to state and local taxes. Currently, tobacco products sold on U.S. bases
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(4/27/16)[Prayer]

    04/27/2016 5:51:48 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 4/27/16 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm    "Because of your great compassion you did not abandon them in the desert. By day the pillar of cloud did not cease to guide them on their path, nor the pillar of fire by night to shine on the way they were to take. You gave your good Spirit to instruct them. You did not withhold your manna from their mouths, and you gave them water for their thirst. For forty years you sustained them in the desert; they lacked nothing, their clothes did not wear out nor...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What City Should You Eat Your Way Through Quiz - Wednesday,April 27, 2016

    04/26/2016 5:59:59 PM PDT · by LUV W · 111 replies
    The Greatest Troops and Vets in the world....and their families, too! | LUV W and The Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ --Canteen Mission Statement-- Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allies' military and family members of the above. Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... What City Should You Eat Your Way Through Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz!To share your results, click on the "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    04/26/2016 2:29:42 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 7 replies
    April 26, 2016 | Jeanbl
    Now as I grow old and my hair turns gray, I ask that You not abandon me, O God. Allow me to share with the generation to come about Your power; Let me speak about Your strength and wonders to all those yet to be born. Ps. 71:18
  • President Obama marches armed forces leftward

    04/24/2016 9:38:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 24, 2016 | Rowan Scarbrough
    President Obama has become one of the nation’s most successful commanders in chief when it comes to at least one battlefield: the liberal agenda. In his final months in office, Mr. Obama is leaving a legacy of a more politically correct armed forces, with the top brass squarely behind him, save the Marine Corps. Perhaps not since Harry S. Truman’s landmark 1948 order to racially integrate the military has a president unleashed his own collective social revolution on the Pentagon with such success. In the process, the building also has become one of the administration’s loudest voices on battling climate...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: John Ripley ~ 25 April 2016

    04/24/2016 5:01:26 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 93 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and 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 ~ John Ripley Info from here.              John Walter Ripley (June 29, 1939–October 28, 2008) was a United States Marine Corps officer who received the Navy Cross for his actions in combat during the Vietnam War. On Easter morning 1972, Captain Ripley, repeatedly exposed himself to intense enemy fire...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    04/24/2016 10:46:34 AM PDT · by Faith · 11 replies
    April 24, 2016 | Faith
    Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature; old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. II Corinthians 5:17
  • Smokescreen on the Potomac: Pentagon and Congress deliberately ignoring $36 million USMC study

    04/19/2016 11:35:27 PM PDT · by pboyington · 22 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | April 19, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    The United States of America is in mortal jeopardy and most Americans, tucked away in their beds tonight don’t even understand why or who is responsible for their peril. Those responsible are not from North Korea, China, Iran, Russia or ISIS. They are Department of Defense bureaucrats, members of Congress and senior leaders in the US military. The US military is committing suicide. We are in the first stages of beginning a process that is going to decimate the speed, lethality and combat power of the Marines and the US Army combat arms and special operations. The US military is...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ ARE YOU TOO BUSY FOR GOD? ~ 24 April 2016

    04/23/2016 5:03:46 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 87 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            ARE YOU TOO BUSY FOR GOD? This means we must commit ourselves to hearing the Lord's voice. How else can we know and do the will of our Heavenly Father? It means that we have a particular commitment to the God-ordained transformation that needs to occur within us so that we may reflect the King of Glory's character. When we decide to be open to the Lord of Heaven, He transforms our lives, and we experience a quietness in our spirit, a confidence in our heart, a dogged determination in our mind, and an increasing...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    04/23/2016 8:58:42 AM PDT · by Irish Rose · 9 replies
    April 23, 2016 | Irish Rose
    I will bow down toward your holy temple and will praise your name for your love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word. When I called, you answered me; you made me bold and stouthearted. May all the kings of the earth praise you, O LORD, when they hear the words of your mouth. May they sing of the ways of the LORD, for the glory of the LORD is great. Though the LORD is on high, he looks upon the lowly; but the proud he knows from afar. (Psalm 138:2-6)...
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 23 April 2016

    04/22/2016 5:49:33 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 260 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!!!!!!!!! | Canteen DJ's
        ***** 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...
  • Conscientious Objectors

    04/22/2016 5:21:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 22, 2016 | Mike Adams
    The left has always had great admiration for the conscientious objector. I know something about that because I was a kid in the late 60s and early 70s when the Vietnam War was being fought. Some people refused to serve in the war because of their deeply held religious beliefs. To those on the right they were cowards. To those on the left they were heroes. As the son of a military officer I got one side of the story. As a student in the public schools I got the other. My teachers did their best to convince me there...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (4/22/2016) [Prayer]

    04/21/2016 9:22:29 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 17 replies
    22 April 2016 | NEWwoman
    Paul Robeson - "Let My People Go" (Go Down Moses) For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. John 1:17 (NIV) ----
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 22 April 2016

    04/21/2016 5:57:56 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 164 replies
    April 21, 2016 | 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,or maybe a tall brew? Topped off with great conversation and music. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a glass and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could join us. Enjoy your stay. Our...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(4/21/16)[Prayer]

    04/21/2016 6:14:32 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 4/21/16 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Psalm 27: 1,3 “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Though an army may encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war may rise up against me, in this I will be confident.” (NKJV)
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 21 April 2016

    04/20/2016 6:00:27 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 138 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ GROWLER LAUNCHING An EA-18G Growler launches from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the Celebus Sea, May 13, 2015. The Vinson and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing 17, are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The Growler is assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 139. 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. TANK TRAFFIC U.S. soldiers pull...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Which Vintage Frozen TV Dinner is Your Soul Food Quiz - Wed. 4-20-16

    04/19/2016 6:00:03 PM PDT · by LUV W · 160 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the whole world...and their families, too! | LUV W and The Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ 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. Today We Want You To Take The..... Which Vintage Frozen TV Dinner Is Your Soul Food Quiz HT to PROCON!! Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & 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!...
  • Political Correctness and the Wussification of the Military

    04/19/2016 4:53:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 19, 2016 | Susan Stamper Brown
    A military parade may soon look less like a VE-Day parade down Times Square and more like a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, unless liberals in leadership stop using the U.S. military as a social engineering experiment. Let us not forget the same president who confused "corps" with "corpses" and exchanged a traitor for terrorists, also promised to fundamentally transform America. What we didn't know is that transformation would begin with the U.S. military, the protector of our nation and our values. The wussification of our military is in full swing, thanks to all the empty suit "yes-men" clad...
  • Did Philly VA shred vets' documents?

    04/19/2016 9:29:19 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 13 replies
    Morning Call ^ | Aug 15, 2015 | Paul Muschick
    As if local veterans enduring endless waits for government benefits don't have enough to worry about, now there's this: Officials are investigating whether documents were inappropriately shredded at the Department of Veterans Affairs center in Philadelphia, which processes benefits claims from the Lehigh Valley. If a veteran's paperwork is shredded instead of added to a claim file, that could result in disability or pension benefits' being denied or delayed. The Philadelphia office and nine others were inspected without warning last month by the VA inspector general's office. The checks occurred because the inspector general discovered a claims center in Los...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    04/19/2016 1:47:45 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 7 replies
    April 19, 2016 | Jeanbl
    You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the LORD Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. 1 Samuel 17:45
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Moody Air Force Base, Georgia ~ 19 April 2016

    04/18/2016 7:35:00 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 75 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World | laurenmarlowe
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Moody Air Force Base, GeorgiaMoody Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation located in Lowndes County and Lanier County, about 9 miles northeast of Valdosta, Georgia, United States. The host unit, the 23d Wing, carries out worldwide close air support, force protection, and combat search and rescue operations (CSAR).Today Moody is the home of the 23d Wing of Air Combat Command (ACC). The mission of the 23d Wing is to organize, train and employ combat-ready A-10, HC-130J Combat King II and HH-60 Pave Hawk aircraft and flight crews,...
  • Black soldier sues MoD over ethnicity claim after sustaining injury during -30C drill (Too Cold)

    04/18/2016 7:23:18 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 26 replies
    Express ^ | 4-18-2016 | Tom Bachelor
    Mr Bojang's case, which has reached the High Court, claims officials have known about the increased dangers of sub-zero temperatures for soldiers of African origin for more than 30 years. His lawyers say a study published in 1984 found black troops had "a 2.8 to sixfold increased likelihood of developing symptoms" associated with cold weather conditions after analysing blood samples from soldiers fighting in the Falklands War. Christopher Barnes, who is representing the injured soldier, said the British Army had "failed to provide training or instruction to his commanders, or those with control over him, highlighting his vulnerability to non-freezing...
  • The Perilous Politicization of the Military

    04/18/2016 3:09:15 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 18, 2016 | Jonathan F. Keiler
    American armed forces that will not only weaken the nation’s ability to defend itself, but endanger constitutional principles. A year ago in an article titled “Obama’s Generals,” I described an American military increasingly politicized under the current administration.  The evidence at the time was already abundant:  the military’s refusal to identify the Fort Hood shootings as terrorism, the coddling of Bowe Bergdahl, the relief or prosecution of politically unreliable generals, and unrealistically rosy appreciations of the campaign against ISIS being the major points.  If anything, things have worsened since, most especially with the purely political decision to remove all restriction...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Joseph Jacob Foss ~ 18 April 2016

    04/17/2016 5:00:13 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 105 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and 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 ~ Joseph Jacob Foss Info from here.             Joseph Jacob "Joe" Foss (April 17, 1915–January 1, 2003) was the leading fighter ace of the United States Marine Corps during World War II and a 1943 recipient of the Medal of Honor, recognizing his role in the air combat during...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    04/17/2016 3:07:36 PM PDT · by Faith · 11 replies
    April 17, 2016 | Faith
    Casting all your care upon Him; for He cares for you. I Peter 5:7
  • Badly Injured Iraqi War Hero Leaves Trump Campaign Speechless With STUNNING Message

    04/17/2016 1:23:54 PM PDT · by GilGil · 27 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | 4/17/2016 | V. Saxena
    Badly injured Iraqi war hero Staff Sgt. Bobby Henline, who suffered devastating burns and nearly lost his life while on a mission north of Baghdad in 2007, shocked GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign this week when he not only endorsed the front-runner but also offered be a foreign policy adviser to him. “I would definitely advise Mr Trump,” said the veteran, who after the attack in 2007 left the military to attempt a career in stand-up comedy,. “A good leader doesn’t have to know everything,” he told the U.K. Daily Mail. “Nobody knows everything. That’s why you surround yourself...
  • Russian Jet Threatened U.S. Recon Aircraft

    04/16/2016 5:24:46 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 35 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | April 16, 2016 | Bill Gertz
    A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to a U.S. RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft on Thursday in the latest military provocation by Moscow over the Baltic Sea, the U.S. European Command said Saturday. “On April 14, a U.S. Air Force RC-135 aircraft flying a routine route in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian Su-27 in an unsafe and unprofessional manner,” said Navy Capt. Danny Hernandez. “This intercept comes shortly after the unsafe Russian encounters with USS Donald Cook,” he added. “There have been repeated incidents over the last year where Russian military aircraft have come close...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ A THANKFUL HEART ~ 17 April 2016

    04/16/2016 4:59:19 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 68 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            A THANKFUL HEART Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything, but in every circumstance and in everything, by prayer and petition (definite requests), with thanksgiving, continue to make your wants known to God. — Philippians 4:6 Years ago I taught a message saying that when you ask God for something, you should thank Him ahead of time that you are going to get it because that will help release your manifestation. I believe that. I took the scripture above to mean just that, that when I prayed for something, I should start thanking...
  • 10 miles of pipe $30mm and years

    04/16/2016 8:19:44 AM PDT · by Sequoyah101 · 29 replies
    KBOI ^ | March 30, 2016 | Jake Leber
    Mountain Home Air Force Base is running out of water. "The risk that we face is that if the base doesn't have a reliable water supply into the future, then it may risk the viability of retaining the base in the state of Idaho," said Cynthia Bridge Clark, a water manager with the Idaho Department of Water Resources. "It's about a 10 mile distance so it's a significant pipeline project," Bridge Clark said. Engineers say it should cost between 20 and 30 million dollars, and it should be complete in 2021. The project will take a lot of time and...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    04/16/2016 8:17:30 AM PDT · by Irish Rose · 10 replies
    April 16, 2016 | Irish Rose
    Let the name of the LORD be praised, both now and forevermore. From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the LORD is to be praised. The LORD is exalted over all the nations, his glory above the heavens. Who is like the LORD our God, the One who sits enthroned on high, who stoops down to look on the heavens and the earth? He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap; he seats them with princes, with the princes of their people. He settles...
  • Obama wants to replace 175 years of U.S. military law with Islamic law

    04/15/2016 3:22:31 PM PDT · by grundle · 20 replies
    wordpress ^ | April 15, 2016 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Obama wants to replace 175 years of U.S. military law with Islamic law On a personal level, I am against dress codes.However, I also respect that there are certain organizations that have dress codes, and if I were to choose to be at one one of those organizations, I would obey whatever dress code they had.Under Commander-in-Chief Obama, who has never actually served in the military, the Citadel, a 175-year-old U.S. military college, is considering giving its first ever exception to its dress code, and it’s doing so for religious reasons. Not for a Christian, not for a Jew, not for...
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    04/15/2016 5:59:11 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 277 replies
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  • Budget cuts leaving Marine Corps aircraft grounded

    04/15/2016 8:47:37 AM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 22 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 4/15/16 | Lucas Tomlinson, Jennifer Griffin
    EXCLUSIVE: Since 1775, the U.S. Marine Corps has prided itself on being “The Few" and "The Proud." But while the Corps takes pride in doing more with less, senior Marine officers are warning that the Corps' aviation service is being stretched to the breaking point. Today, the vast majority of Marine Corps aircraft can’t fly. The reasons behind the grounding of these aircraft include the toll of long wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the fight against ISIS and budget cuts precluding the purchase of the parts needed to fix an aging fleet, according to dozens of Marines interviewed by Fox...
  • The Citadel Considers First-Ever Uniform Exception: Allowing A Muslim Hijab

    04/14/2016 11:08:26 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 19 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | April 15, 2016 | Susan Svrluga
    The Citadel is considering a request from an admitted student that she be allowed to wear a hijab in keeping with her Muslim faith, a move that would be an unprecedented exception to the school's longstanding uniform requirements. If the request for the traditional Muslim hair covering is granted, it apparently would be the first exception made to the Citadel's uniform, which all cadets at the storied public military college in South Carolina are required to wear at nearly all times. (At beaches, for example, college rules stipulate that, "Cadets will change into appropriate swimwear upon arrival and change back...