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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Fabulous FRiday

    04/12/2012 6:04:54 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 143 replies
    April 13, 2012 | 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. Remember the Good Old Days?Sock Hops?Drive-in Movies?Buddy Holly?Or other things that made it Fabulous?You know, before cellphones?Come on in and share your memories.Or take a trip back in time. Tonight we’ll check out 1920. (fooled ya) It was a time of conservatism, it was a time of great social change.In music, the three sounds were jazz, jazz, and jazz. The Jazz Age came about with artist like Bessie Smith and...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    04/06/2012 8:44:19 PM PDT · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    4-6-12 | tajgirvan
    “I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” Surely He shall deliver you from the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday. A thousand may fall at your side and ten thousand at your right hand; But it shall not come near you. Only with your...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    03/16/2012 6:32:37 PM PDT · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    3-16-12 | tajgirvan
    ” I have been bought with a price, and I belong to the LORD.” ~~~ I Corinthians 6:17 ~~~
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Fabulous FRiday ~

    03/15/2012 6:06:35 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 186 replies
    March 15, 2012 | 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. Remember the Good Old Days?Sock Hops?Drive-in Movies?Buddy Holly?Or other things that made it Fabulous?You know, before cellphones?Come on in and share your memories.Or take a trip back in time. Tonight we’ll check out 1952. Despite the war in Korea Americans considered themselves to be prospering with average worker earning $3,400 per year, a college teacher could expect to earn $5,100 per year. Three out of 5 families owned a car,...
  • Obama under fire for being 'proud generally' of troops

    03/13/2012 9:53:47 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 03/13/12 | Paul Bedard
    President Obama's comments to a Denver TV station that he is "proud generally" of U.S. forces in Afghanistan is angering his conservative critics who were already riled by his apology over the accidental burning of Quorans by troops. "Generally proud of our troops? What a loser," said nationally syndicated radio host Michael Brown, the former Bush-era FEMA boss. "I am generally disgusted by this man." Katie Pavlich, the news editor of the conservative website Townhall, added, "The calculated shooting of innocent civilians is nothing to be proud of, however, President Obama's generalization of the U.S. military as a whole because...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    03/09/2012 7:25:39 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    3-9-12 | tajgirvan
    “When a man’s ways please the LORD, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him. “ Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right. “A man’s heart deviseth his way, but the LORD directeth his steps.” Proverbs 16:7-9 KJV
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    03/07/2012 8:38:54 AM PST · by alpha-8-25-02 · 11 replies
    March 7, 2012 | Alpha 8-25-02
    Give ear to my words, O LORD; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O LORD, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch. For you are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil may not dwell with you. The boastful shall not stand before your eyes; you hate all evildoers. You destroy those who speak lies; the LORD abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man. But I, through the abundance of your steadfast...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    03/02/2012 8:00:24 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 11 replies
    3-2-12 | tajgirvan
    ” Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” ~ Joshua 1:9 ~
  • Trashing Tricare...Obama to cut healthcare benefits for active duty and retired US military

    02/27/2012 1:42:26 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 37 replies · 10+ views
    Free Beacon ^ | 2/27/2012 | Bill Gertz
    The Obama administration’s proposed defense budget calls for military families and retirees to pay sharply more for their healthcare, while leaving unionized civilian defense workers’ benefits untouched. The proposal is causing a major rift within the Pentagon, according to U.S. officials. Several congressional aides suggested the move is designed to increase the enrollment in Obamacare’s state-run insurance exchanges. The disparity in treatment between civilian and uniformed personnel is causing a backlash within the military that could undermine recruitment and retention. The proposed increases in health care payments by service members, which must be approved by Congress, are part of the...
  • Kindergartners build bond with military. [Letters, food to be sent to troops.]

    02/25/2012 6:04:44 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | ADAM CURTIS
    SIERRA VISTA—— Tanya Conde’s kindergarten class at Bella Vista Elementary School says the pledge of allegiance every morning, but until recently it was little more than an exercise in rote memorization. Now it means much more as the students associate the words with the freedoms they enjoy and the people who strive to protect them. Sporting red, white and blue outfits, Conde’s students wrote letters to three special soldiers on Friday and filled up care boxes with food to send to them, in honor of Presidents’ Day. It was the culmination of two weeks spent learning about their country and...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    02/24/2012 8:21:44 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 15 replies · 1+ views
    2-24-12 | tajgirvan
    ” You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You. Trust in the LORD forever, For in YAH, the LORD is everlasting strength.” Isaiah 26:3,4
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    02/17/2012 8:46:49 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    2-17-12 | tajgirvan
    “But my eyes are upon You, O GOD the Lord; In You I take refuge; Do not leave my soul destitute. Keep me from the snares they have laid for me, And from the traps of the workers of iniquity. Let the wicked fall into their own nets, While I escape safely.” ~ Psalm 141: 8-10~
  • FReeper Canteen - SCUTTLEBUTT FRIDAY

    02/16/2012 6:14:51 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 148 replies · 1+ views
    February 17, 2012 | Canteen Crew
        At the FReeper Canteen! C'mon and take a break ! Walk on over to the water cooler and lets chat. Post your thoughts, opinions, news of the day, rantings, ravings, pontificates, hypothesis, hyperboles, your soap box cause, your mantra, your baggage, your garbage, your blogging, your secrets, whatever you feel would make talk around the water cooler real interesting! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.       FUN FACTS The shortest war on record was fought between Zanzibar and England...
  • Life on the front lines: Extremely rare colour photos of U.S. troops before and after D-Day

    02/13/2012 5:48:28 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    Extremely rare and striking photos of the days leading up to and after the historic D-Day invasion have been put on display, nearly 70 years after World War II's dramatic turning point. The full-colour images, taken by photographer Frank Scherschel, display anxious American soldiers as they prepared for Operation Overlord, the code name for the Battle of Normandy.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    02/10/2012 8:01:50 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    2-10-12 | tajgirvan
    Jesus said to her, “ I am the Resurrection and the Life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?” John 11:25,26
  • Obama Pulls Combat Pay For Deployed U.S. Troops

    02/09/2012 9:22:32 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 36 replies · 1+ views
    Pat Dollard ^ | February 4th, 2012 | Angelia Phillips
    The Shark Tank: President Obama’s latest policy outrage makes no attempt to hide his contempt for our military, as he is ordering that our troops serving overseas in war zones overseas are not to receive combat pay unless they are being shot at. A Marine who lives in Florida has just posted a note on Facebook which stated that he received a letter from his PayPal account that he would only be receiving his Hazard pay (Imminent Danger Pay) if he is actually in a hostile area and at risk of being Shot at. So I just got a letter...
  • Archbishop to U.S. Troops: Obamacare Reg ‘Blow to a Freedom You Have Fought

    02/06/2012 4:42:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 2/6/12 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Archbishop Timothy Broglio, who leads the Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, wrote a letter to be read at all Sunday Masses for U.S. military personnel around the world that said that a regulation issued by the Obama Administration under the new federal health care law was “a blow” to a freedom that U.S. troops have not only fought to defend but for which some have recently died in battle. “It is a blow to a freedom that you have fought to defend and for which you have seen your buddies fall in battle,” the archbishop wrote.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    02/03/2012 7:23:24 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    2-3-12 | tajgirvan
    ” Make Your face shine upon Your servant; Save me for Your mercies’ sake.” ~ Psalm 31:16 ~
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    01/27/2012 5:23:20 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 13 replies
    1-27-12 | tajgirvan
    "For I know that my Redeemer lives, and He shall stand at last on the earth;and after my skin is destroyed,this I know,that in my flesh I shall see God" ~Job 19:25-26
  • (PressTV, Iran) U.S. sends 12,000 troops in Libya

    01/22/2012 3:42:47 PM PST · by this is my country · 41 replies
    Press TV ^ | 1/21/12 | Press TV News
    The United States has sent some 12,000 soldiers to Libya, in the first phase of deployments to the oil-rich North African nation. According to Asharq Alawsat, the troops landed in the eastern oil port city of Brega. Although the deployment is said to be aimed at generating stability and security in the region, the troops are expected to take control of the country's key oil fields and strategic ports. Brega, the site of an important oil refinery, serves as a major export hub for Libyan oil. The town is also one of the five oil terminals in the eastern half...
  • Why the U.S. Has Troops around the World

    01/21/2012 2:00:14 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/21/2012 | By Bernie Reeves
    Two large elements dominate the debate over Barack Obamas decision to re-deploy the U.S. overseas military forces: the political views of preternatural isolationists and the paucity of perspective by news presenters. The isolationists demand that all troops be brought home now. The national media are ignorant of why we have a military presence outside our borders to start with. No news outlet I know of has presented the background that explains why the U.S. has a military presence in key areas around the world. This fuels the isolationist cause, leaving Americans to decide between re-deployment or no deployment. The issue...
  • <b>Gimme Shelter</b>- Vietnam War Montage With Raw Footage

    01/20/2012 11:33:11 PM PST · by sarah palin rocks · 36 replies ^ | January 19, 2012 | derised1
    This is my tribute to our brave warriors who served in Vietnam. Our forgotten war which we Americans have yet to come to terms with. The truth needs to be told some day.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    01/20/2012 7:14:44 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 14 replies
    1-20-12 | tajgirvan
    ” Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You stretch out Your Hand against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right Hand will save me. The LORD will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy, O LORD endures forever; Do not forsake the works of Your hands.” ~Psalm 138: 7,8 ” ~ Praise The Name of LORD Jesus Christ Forever!~
  • FReeper Canteen - Music Dedication - 21 Jan 2012

    01/20/2012 6:10:52 PM PST · by AZamericonnie · 398 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!!! | The Canteen DJ's
       ***** ~ Canteen Music Dedication ~ ***** ~ 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...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    01/13/2012 8:08:51 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    1-13-12 | tajgirvan
    “ Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, For wisdom and might are His. And He changes the times and the seasons; He removes kings and raises up kings; He gives wisdom to the wise And knowledge to those who have understanding. He reveals deep and secret things; He knows what is in the darkness, And light dwells with Him. “ I thank You and praise You, O God of my fathers; You have given me wisdom and might, And have now made known to me what we asked of You, For You have made known to...
  • Rick Perry: Let’s Put Troops Back In Iraq ["I would send troops back into Iraq"]

    01/08/2012 1:16:02 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 173 replies
    TPM ^ | January 7, 2012 | Benjy Sarlin
    Rick Perry established a new gold standard for hawkish foreign policy at Saturday night’s GOP debate in New Hampshire. Not only is he mad President Obama withdrew US forces, he wants to put them back on the ground there immediately. “I would send troops back into Iraq,” Rick Perry told a New Hampshire audience at Saturday night’s GOP debate, warning that without yet another military operation in Iraq it would fall under the influence of neighboring Iran. “I think it’s a huge error for us,” he said. “We’re going to see Iran in my opinion, move back in at literally...
  • Thousands of US troops land in Israel. Aircraft carrier coming soon

    01/07/2012 11:47:20 AM PST · by NYer · 50 replies
    Debka ^ | January 6, 2012
    Thousands of US troops began descending on Israel this week. Senior US military sources told debkafile Friday, Jan. 6 that many would be staying up to the end of the year as part of the US-IDF deployment in readiness for a military engagement with Iran and its possible escalation into a regional conflict. They will be joined by a US aircraft carrier. The warplanes on its decks will fly missions with Israeli Air Force jets. The 9,000 US servicemen gathering in Israel in the coming weeks are mostly airmen, missile interceptor teams, marines, seamen, technicians and intelligence officers. The incoming...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    01/06/2012 7:38:12 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 16 replies
    1-6-12 | tajgirvan
    “Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid nor dismayed before the King of Assyria, nor before all the multitude that is with him; for there are more with us than with him. With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the LORD our God, to help us and fight our battles.” II Chronicles 32:7-8
  • US troops deploying to Israel?

    01/04/2012 7:09:13 PM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 1/4/12 | Carl in Jerusalem
    I knew there was an anti-missile exercise going on here with the US this month, but for some reason, they're talking about deploying thousands of US troops to Israel. That makes it sound like they plan to stay a while (Hat Tip: Betty W). Calling it not just an “exercise”, but a “deployment”, the Jerusalem Post quotes US Lt.-Gen Frank Gorenc, Commander of the US Third Air Force based in Germany. The US Commander visited Israel two weeks ago to confirm details for “the deployment of several thousand American soldiers to Israel.” In an effort to respond to recent Iranian...
  • Obama plans to cut tens of thousands of ground troops

    01/04/2012 5:24:29 PM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Rueters ^ | 1/4/12 | Laura MacInnis and David Alexander
    (Reuters) - The Obama administration will unveil a "more realistic" vision for the military on Thursday, with plans to cut tens of thousands of ground troops and invest more in air and sea power at a time of fiscal restraint, officials familiar with the plans said on Wednesday. The strategic review of U.S. security interests will also emphasize an American presence in Asia, with less attention overall to Europe, Africa and Latin America alongside slower growth in the Pentagon's budget, the officials said. Though specific budget cut and troop reduction figures are not set to be announced on Thursday, officials...
  • New Law Eases Airport Screening for Troops, Families

    01/04/2012 2:35:00 PM PST · by SandRat · 16 replies
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2012 – President Barack Obama signed a bill into law yesterday to streamline airport screening procedures for service members and their families traveling on official orders. The Risk-based Security Screening for Members of the Armed Forces Act gives the Transportation Security Administration six months to develop and implement a plan to expedite screening services for service members on orders and in uniform and, “to the extent possible, any accompanying family member.” The act, in part, calls for the agency to establish standard guidelines for the screening of military uniform items, such as combat boots. In a statement...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    12/30/2011 7:21:42 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 16 replies
    12-30-11 | tajgirvan
    “I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” Surely He shall deliver you from the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday. A thousand may fall at your side and ten thousand at your right hand; But it shall not come near you. Only with your...
  • Touching New Christmas Song

    12/25/2011 10:25:12 AM PST · by CitizenM · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/25/11
    This new Christmas song performed by the (British) Military Wives Choir is sure to become a classic. God Bless our troops the world over. At this time, especially, may they be remembered and honored.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    12/23/2011 5:13:28 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 13 replies
    12-23-11 | tajgirvan
    “Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be the sign to you: You...
  • The True Nature Of Giving

    12/19/2011 5:57:40 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 12-19-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Created for OMG! For America
  • Video: Egyptian troops beat protesters Saturday in Cairo

    12/18/2011 10:28:28 AM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 12/18/11 | Carl in Jerusalem
    This ought to make Obama proud that he played a part in getting rid of that evil tyrant Mubarak. Let's go to the videotape. Here's an explanation of what you just saw for those who, like me, are Arabic challenged. But first, a picture: A picture of a female Egyptian protester who was stripped from her black abaya and allegedly abused by army men has met with angry tweets criticizing the country’s Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) on Saturday. The photos on social media shows a woman, clothed in just her denim pants, as army men hurl kicks...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    12/16/2011 7:33:01 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    12-16-11 | tajgirvan
    ” Seek the LORD while He may be found, Call upon Him while He is near.” ~ Isaiah 55:6 ~
  • Obama Takes Credit for Success of the "Dumb War" in Iraq

    12/14/2011 12:54:06 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Rush ^ | December 14, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: This afternoon, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Obama addressed the troops. Listen to this. OBAMA: Nine years ago American troops were preparing to deploy to the Persian Gulf and the possibility that they would be sent to war. Many of you were in grade school. I was a state senator. Many of the leaders now governing Iraq, including the prime minister, were living in exile. RUSH: "I was a state senator." Meaning I didn't have anything to do with it. Now he's praising the troops. This is October 2nd, 2002. Listen to this. OBAMA: I don't oppose war...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    12/14/2011 11:31:10 AM PST · by Hiskid · 14 replies
    12/14/11 | Hiskid
  • NATO to stop training Iraq army when U.S. troops leave

    12/13/2011 5:38:24 AM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    The Star ^ | 12/12/11 | David Brunnstrom
    NATO to stop training Iraq army when U.S. troops leaveBy David Brunnstrom Monday, December 12, 2011 BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO will end its seven-year troop training mission in Iraq at the end of December, the alliance said on Monday, a move that will coincide with the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country. The decision follows U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement in October that U.S. troops would go home at year-end after talks to keep thousands there as trainers fell apart over Washington's condition that U.S. forces should have immunity from prosecution in local courts. A statement from NATO Secretary-General...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    12/09/2011 8:38:37 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 18 replies
    12-9-11 | tajgirvan
    " When the enemy comes in like a flood, The Spirit of the LORD will lift up a standard against him." Isaiah 59:19
  • Pray for our American Heroes and our Nation

    12/07/2011 1:02:02 PM PST · by alpha-8-25-02 · 12 replies
    12/07/11 | Alpha 8-25-02
    Father of all Glory, Lord of our Salvation, Holy Spirit of the Divine Grace that give us life. Hear our prayers, incline Yourself to our pleading, and consider our petitions with merciful benevolence. Give us courage to tremble at the Very Foot of Your Throne, remind us of Your Total Sovereignty, refresh our complacency, stay our apathy and renew our minds. Instill in us the reality that Your strength is made perfect in our weakness and refresh us in wave after refreshing wave of Heavenly unmerited Favor. Incline your ear, O LORD, and answer me, for I am poor...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    12/02/2011 8:35:23 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 28 replies
    12-2-11 | tajgirvan
    ” O’ God the proud have risen against me and a mob of violent men have sought my life, And have not set You before them. But You, O’ LORD are full of compassion and gracious, longsuffering and abundant in mercy and truth. Show me a sign for good that those that hate me may see it and be ashamed, because You LORD have helped me and comforted me.” (Psalm 86:14,15,17)
  • Kuwait cabinet resigns amid political crisis (DRUDGE: Kuwaiti government collapses...)

    11/28/2011 5:30:54 PM PST · by Optimist · 17 replies
    Al Jazeera via Drudge Report ^ | 11/28/2001 | Source: Agencies
    Kuwait's cabinet has resigned after protesters and opposition deputies demanded that the prime minister step down over allegations of corruption, state-run television has reported. "The prime minister [Sheikh Nasser Mohammad al-Ahmad Al-Sabah] has submitted his resignation to the emir," Kuwait TV said, without specifying whether it had been accepted. Earlier, opposition member Khaled al-Sultan said the cabinets's resignation was accepted amid a bitter political dispute between the prime minister and opposition MPs. "We are waiting for the appointment of a new prime minister before parliament is dissolved in order to be assured of fair elections," the Sultan told reporters outside...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    11/25/2011 8:34:10 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 10 replies
    11-25-11 | tajgirvan
    “When a man’s ways please the LORD, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him. “ Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right. “ A man’s heart deviseth his way, but the LORD directeth his steps.” Proverbs 16:7-9 KJV
  • U.S. commander readying request for more troops to advise Afghans

    11/25/2011 12:18:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 11/25/11 | David S. Cloud
    Washington— The U.S. commander in Afghanistan has prepared a request for more troops to serve as advisors for Afghan military units, a sign that Washington and its allies are trying to speed up the hand-over of combat operations to the Afghans as they prepare to withdraw, U.S. and NATO officials said. The stronger emphasis on training may keep more U.S. troops on bases next year and help reduce U.S. military casualties before presidential elections next November. President Obama's Afghan policy is already an issue. Marine Gen. John R. Allen, who took command in Afghanistan last summer, wants 1,700
  • Mexican troops find $15 mn cash in car (drugs, jewels, 3rd largest bust in Mexican history)

    11/22/2011 12:39:06 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11/22/11 | AFP
    Mexican soldiers hit the jackpot when they carried out a surprise search of a car in the unruly border town of Tijuana and found $15 million plus jewels and drugs stashed inside. The haul, uncovered on Friday, most likely belonged to one of the country's notorious drug cartels, the defense ministry said in a statement Tuesday. Showing the money off to the press, officials said it was believed that the cash was being transferred to a house used by members of the criminal gang headed by Joaquin Guzman," known by his alias as "El Chapo" and one of the most...
  • Occupy Bagram Sends Message to OWS Whiners [God bless our military - they get it]

    11/19/2011 3:53:48 PM PST · by TenthAmendmentChampion · 13 replies
    November 19, 2011 ^ | November 19, 2011 | Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit
    Enough of your whining… Via Urban Infidel God bless our military. The Brigade has another photo.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    11/18/2011 6:57:06 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 18 replies
    11-18-11 | tajgirvan
    “Therefore let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, you also will abide in the Son and in the Father. And this is the promise that He has promised us—eternal life.” ~~~I John 2:24 ,25
  • Puppy love: Stray dogs befriended by soldiers on duty in Afghanistan are flown

    11/17/2011 5:07:43 AM PST · by algernonpj · 26 replies
    DailyMail ^ | November 17, 2011 | Emily Allen
    They bonded in the heat of battle in war-torn Afghanistan. And these heart-warming pictures show how the stray dogs who helped soldiers through their toughest times are being thanked - with a new loving home. US soldiers regularly make best friends with loyal Afghan dogs, who are invaluable companions on the front line and provide relief after days of brave and exhausting fire fights. And now these lucky pets have been reunited with the servicemen who befriended them with while on duty. ... British charity Nowzad Dogs, which was started by former British Royal Marine Pen Farthing, who served in...