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  • USAA Faces Customer Backlash After Canceling Ads on Troop Supporting Sean Hannity

    05/25/2017 2:51:15 AM PDT · by markomalley · 66 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/25/17 | Kristinn Taylor
    USAA, an insurance, bank and financial services company that caters to active duty military, veterans and their families, is getting slammed by members after announcing on Twitter Wednesday night the company was withdrawing advertising on the Sean Hannity show in response to pressure from liberal activists trying to silence Hannity by cutting off his advertising base. It was not stated by USAA if they advertised on Hannity’s Fox News Channel show or his nationally syndicated radio show.Hannity is a strong supporter of the military and veterans. He has a strong fan base among the military community.The effort to drive Hannity...
  • While Obama gives Hillary-donating celebs medals, actor Gary Sinise spends Thanksgiving in Afgh[tr]

    11/26/2016 2:17:29 PM PST · by kevcol · 22 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | November 26, 2016 | Tom Tillison
    You would be hard-pressed to find an American who does more for the troops than actor Gary Sinise, the tireless advocate who, through the Gary Sinise Foundation, spends much of his time looking out for their interests. Sinise spent his Thanksgiving at Kandahar Air Force Base in Afghanistan, serving Thanksgiving dinner to U.S. forces. …you know, something presidents used to do in America, as one social media user noted. Not that President Barack Obama can be faulted, he had his plate full this week handing out Medal of Freedom awards to top-tier celebrity supporters like Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro,...
  • Thanksgiving: 35,000 Pounds of Turkey Flown to U.S. Troops in War Zones

    11/24/2016 2:49:02 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 24, 2016 | Edwin Mora
    The Thanksgiving holiday has reached the thousands of U.S. troops fighting terrorist groups in the Middle East and Afghanistan, ensuring Americans at home enjoy a peaceful day next to their loved ones. “While everyone here is proud of the job they doing to rid the world of [the Islamic State], they are no doubt missing their families during the holiday as well,” U.S. Army Col. Joe Scrocca, director of public affairs for the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Iraq and Syria, told Breitbart News. “Thankfully, teammates become like family and we are fortunate to enjoy a special...
  • Troops overseas get pizza on the Fourth thanks to suburban initiative

    07/05/2015 12:22:05 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 6 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 4, 2015 | By Susan Berger
    Pizzas — 5,500 of them — were delivered this Fourth of July to servicemen and women in Afghanistan and Kuwait, thanks to an initiative that was born at a kitchen table in Elk Grove Village. "It's raining pizza in Afghanistan," said Pizza 4 Patriots founder Mark Evans. "We air-drop it." Eight years ago, Evans and his son Kent were eating pizza and watching coverage of the Iraq war on television. Kent asked his dad, a retired Air Force master sergeant, if the troops got to eat pizza. Evans answered that they got MREs — meals ready to eat in a...
  • Robin Williams Had The Perfect Response When Troops In Kuwait Interrupted His Comedy Show In 2007

    08/12/2014 5:47:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/12/2014 | PAUL SZOLDRA
    Robin Williams, the famed comedian and actor, died on Monday at age 63. He had a remarkable career, and was one of the funniest people of all time. But beyond his career of making people laugh — one of my favorites being his role as Vietnam-era radio personality Adrian Cronauer — his response in 2007 to troops in Kuwait who basically turned their back on him is one worth remembering. Williams was there for a USO tour for the soldiers, most of whom were either headed to Iraq or supporting combat troops already there. In the middle of a bit,...
  • State Department Spokeswoman Refuses to Apologize to Bowe Bergdahl's Platoon

    06/24/2014 2:14:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Townhall ^ | June 24, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    When Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was released in a swap for five Taliban prisoners three weeks ago and celebrated by the White House as a hero, his fellow Army platoon leaders came forward with details about how he was "captured" as a prisoner. Bergdahl was accused of being a deserter who violated his oath and left on his own accord by the men who served with him. At the time of their statements, State Department Deputy Press Secretary Marie Harf was asked during a press conference about the knowledge the platoon members had surrounding Bergdahl's alleged desertion. She dismissed their statements...
  • Welcome to Troopathon 2014, TODAY, June 25, at the Reagan Library

    06/24/2014 2:13:40 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 79 replies
    Troopathon.org ^ | June 24, 2014
    America’s best and brightest – our troops – are still in harm’s way! Don’t let them face the enemy alone! We began Troopathon in 2008 with a mission of sending care packages to troops serving overseas in the War on Terror. With over 38,000 troops still in Afghanistan, there remains a huge need for support. The Troopathon brings together celebrities, actors, musicians, professional athletes, elected officials and military veterans to participate in an 8-hour fundraiser event to benefit deployed troops. Our broadcasts have featured pro-troop celebrities like Gov. Sarah Palin, Gov. Mike Huckabee, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin,...
  • Nevada County Church Ordered To Remove “Support Our Troops” Sign

    12/30/2013 2:03:22 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    CBS ^ | CBS
    NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) – A church is in a clash with Nevada County after being told to take down a sign with an American flag and a message to support the troops. Simple Truth Church put up the sign to cover an old, rundown billboard. However the “Support Our Troops” sign is becoming quite controversial. If the church doesn’t remove the sign, it could be fined. Most drivers CBS13 spoke with did not have a problem with the sign. “It doesn’t bother me at all,” said one person.
  • Nevada County Church Ordered To Remove “Support Our Troops” Sign

    12/30/2013 6:25:19 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 44 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | December 28, 2013 | no attribution
    A church is in a clash with Nevada County after being told to take down a sign with an American flag and a message to support the troops. Simple Truth Church put up the sign to cover an old, rundown billboard. However the “Support Our Troops” sign is becoming quite controversial. If the church doesn’t remove the sign, it could be fined.
  • 7th Annual Recruiter Appreciation Day by the DC Chapter, May 2013

    06/02/2013 11:54:35 AM PDT · by trooprally · 10 replies
    In 2007 the D.C. Chapter heard the Gathering of Eagles’ call to show appreciation to our recruiters on Armed Forces Day. Being that Armed Forces Day is on a Saturday and recruiter stations are closed, the Friday before that Saturday was the official Recruiter Appreciation Day. The D.C. Chapter has adopted the Silver Spring, Maryland recruiter station. We have supported the military when Code Pink and Raging Grannies have protested there. The leftist have put super glue in the door lock and cracked the plate glass window. The D.C. Chapter has occasionally shown our appreciation at the L Street,...
  • Middle School Changes Policy After Student Sent to Office

    04/24/2013 4:16:18 PM PDT · by Altariel · 34 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 24, 2013 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    A Kentucky middle school has changed its dress code after a student was sent to the office for wearing a “Support Our Troops” T-shirt, a spokeswoman told TheBlaze. That school would be Mahaffey Middle School, which is actually located on the Fort Campbell Army base. Student Cejai Taylor told Nashville Fox affiliate WZTV she wore the T-shirt right after her dad, Sgt. James Taylor, was sent on his sixth deployment overseas. Mahaffey requires all students to wear collared shirts, but has dress-down days once a month where they can wear jeans and school-approved shirts. The “Support Our Troops” shirt was...
  • Happy 237th Army Birthday and Happy Father’s Day - Olney, MD-Wk. 334, June 16, 2012

    06/17/2012 4:05:02 PM PDT · by trooprally · 12 replies
    Late in the day for a HAPPY FATHER’S DAY but here it is. And it is a few days late (Army Birthday is Flag Day, June 14) but a HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the Army. On Saturday the patriots played a numbers game with the moonbatty occupiers. We eventually had 8 while the maggots had 7. The 8 patriots this week include Veterans Glenn (USMC - Iwo Jima), Halsey (USMC - Korea), Carl (Army- Vietnam), Lurker Jim (Army- Vietnam), and [Mrs] T (Army - early 70s), along with Lurker Bill, Fraxinus and myself. A Big THANK YOU to [Mrs] T for...
  • Moonbats are back and morphing into Occupiers - Olney, MD-Wks. 332 and 333, June 2 and 9, 2012

    06/15/2012 3:58:06 PM PDT · by trooprally · 20 replies
    After 3 weeks of not showing up, the moonbats have once again miraculously appeared. The following week they morphed right before our eyes into Occupy Olney. WEEK 332, June 02,2012The 8 patriots this week include Veterans Dave (Army- WWII), Glenn (USMC - Iwo Jima), Lurker Jim (Army- Vietnam) and [Mrs] T (Army - early 70s), along with Lurker Bill, Janet, GunsAreOK and myself. A Big THANK YOU to [Mrs] T for her continuous picture taking. MOONBATS : Two BELOW LEFT: Dave and Glenn - both WWII Vets, Navy and Marines. Fitting reunion they have almost every Saturday. BELOW RIGHT: Janet,...
  • Continued Troop Support, Part 3, Olney,MD - Wks. 328 to 331, May 05 to Memorial Day Weekend 2012

    05/28/2012 7:53:39 AM PDT · by trooprally · 12 replies
    Part Three and the last of catching up with my back log of missing AARs. As mentioned in Parts One and Two, a very good way to remember and honor our Marines, soldiers, sailors, airmen and coasties who have given their lives over the past 2 centuries is by getting caught up on the AARs for Olney, MD’s Support the Troops Rallies during this Memorial Day Weekend. Part of the freedom we have is being able to stand on any corner in America and have the freedom to express ourselves. The patriots in Olney stand to give voice to our...
  • Continuing Troop Support - Kristinn Helps Out - Olney, MD- Wks. 324 to 327, April 07 thru 28,2012

    05/27/2012 11:57:39 AM PDT · by trooprally · 7 replies
    Part Two of catching up with my back log of missing AARs. As mentioned in Part One, a very good way to remember and honor our Marines, soldiers, sailors, airmen and coasties who have given their lives over the past 2 centuries is by getting caught up on the AARs for Olney, MD’s Support the Troops Rallies during this Memorial Day Weekend. Part of the freedom we have is being able to stand on any corner in America and have the freedom to express ourselves. The patriots in Olney stand to give voice to our military against those who scorn...
  • All Weather Patriotism - Olney, MD-Wks. 318 thru 323, Feb 25 thru March 31,2012

    05/26/2012 5:34:38 PM PDT · by trooprally · 5 replies
    Seems like a very good way to remember and honor our Marines, soldiers, sailors and airmen who have given their lives over the past 2 centuries is by getting caught up on the Support the Troops Rallies in Olney AARs during this Memorial Day Weekend. Part of the freedom we have is being able to stand on any corner in America and have the freedom to express ourselves. The patriots in Olney stand to give voice to our military against those who scorn and disrespect our brave military. One other thought is also paramount in our minds. We let our...
  • An Almost Perfect Support Our Troops Rally - Olney, MD- Wk 317, Feb 18,2012

    02/22/2012 5:00:18 PM PST · by trooprally · 14 replies · 1+ views
    With regulars Fraxinus and GunsAreOK not being able to make it today, our ranks were filled in by other FReepers. Sensei Ern and Cindy_True_Supporter with her dog Augie unexpectedly showed up to make eight. Just like at Walter Reed, one never knows who actually will stop by but the good number of patriots makes for part of the Almost Perfect Rally. The 8 patriots this week include Legionnaires Halsey (USMC - Korea) and Carl (Army - Vietnam), Lurkers Bill and Jim, and Cindy_True_Supporter, Sensei Ern, [Mrs] T and myself. If you have been keeping up with the moonbats’ numbers the...
  • Tale of 2 Moonbat Protests and their hypocrisy - Olney, MD-Wk 315 & 316, Feb 04 & 11,2012

    02/17/2012 6:29:14 AM PST · by trooprally · 8 replies
    Two Saturdays, Support the Troops Rally vs a anti-troop protest, two massages, and the moonbat hypocrisy. Seems that the moonbats, aka the Quakers, aka the “quackers”, can’t seem to stay on message or be true to their beliefs. Read on and see the differences between the two weeks. WEEK 315, FEBRUARY 04,2012The 7 patriots this week include Legionnaire Halsey (USMC - Korea), Lurkers Bill and Jim, Cindy_True_Supporter, GunsAreOK, [Mrs] T and myself. A Big THANK YOU to [Mrs] T for faithfully taking picture each week. On cold days she has to keep the camera inside her jacket so the batteries...
  • Supporting Our Military - Olney, MD-Wk 313 & 314, Jan 21 & 28,2012

    01/31/2012 6:03:51 PM PST · by trooprally · 13 replies
    Two weeks worth of AARs in this report. Last week got away from me. WEEK 313, JANUARY 21,2012God looked down upon us this Saturday. The night before a little over an inch of snow fell. Streets were predicted to be icy and as the morning wore on, an icy cold rain was to continue. But as I said, God was pleased with our support of the troops and the rain basically stopped. The roads were just wet and the shopping center had shoveled the corner. With the anticipated rain, we only put up the flanking flags. Plus with the snow...
  • Tens of Thousands Waving Flags Turn Out in Cold for St. Louis Tribute to Iraq War Vets

    01/29/2012 5:15:33 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 10 replies
    Tens of Thousands Waving Flags Turn Out in Cold for St. Louis Tribute to Iraq War Vets St. Louis parade on Iraq War's end draws thousands By JIM SALTER, Associated Press January 29, 2012 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Looking around at the tens of thousands of people waving American flags and cheering, Army Maj. Rich Radford was moved that so many braved a cold January wind Saturday in St. Louis to honor people like him: Iraq War veterans. The parade, borne out of a simple conversation between two St. Louis friends a month ago, was the nation's first big welcome-home...