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  • Discovered papers: Hanoi directed Kerry [2004]

    01/29/2013 3:19:13 AM PST · by RaceBannon · 81 replies
    world net daily ^ | Published: 10/26/2004 at 1:00 AM | Art Moore
    memory hole reminder The first documentary evidence that Vietnamese communists were directly steering John Kerry’s group Vietnam Veterans Against the War has been discovered in a U.S. archive, according to a researcher who spoke with WorldNetDaily. Read more at
  • Soldier who grabbed bomb dies at hospital(fell on grenade to protect bystanders)

    05/01/2003 9:59:41 PM PDT · by Diddle E. Squat · 40 replies · 418+ views
    Clarkesville Leaf-Chronicle ^ | 4/26/03 | JILL NOELLE CECIL & AP
    <p>25-year Army sergeant died Thursday from injuries he received in a cluster bomb explosion a week ago, Fort Campbell officials said Friday.</p> <p>Sgt. Troy D. Jenkins, Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, was one of four soldiers injured in the April 19 incident, which happened after an Iraqi child brought soldiers the bomb.</p>
  • Names, Stories, and Pictures of the Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

    03/22/2003 10:32:34 AM PST · by Diddle E. Squat · 626 replies · 71,148+ views
    Wire Reports | 3/22/03 | Wire Reports
    Names of the four US Marines who died in yesterday's helicopter crash: Maj. Jay Thomas Aubin, 36, of Waterville, Maine Capt. Ryan Anthony Beaupre, 30, of Bloomington, Ill. Cpl. Brian Matthew Kennedy, 25, of Houston, Texas Staff Sgt. Kendall Damon Watersbey, 29, of Baltimore, Md. The Pentagon has just released the names of two more US Marines who were killed in Iraq. I'll post as soon as I find that.
  • Question: Soldier who died saving Iraqi child & others being nominated for Medal of Honor?

    04/28/2003 11:33:25 AM PDT · by Wolfstar · 35 replies · 552+ views
    Fox New and MSNBC | 4/28/03 | Wolfstar
    This morning on both MSNBC and Fox News, I caught parts of a news item that seemd to be saying the U.S. soldier who used his body to shield an Iraqi child and other U.S. soldiers from a weapon the child was trying to turn in, will be nominated for the Congressional Medal of Honor. I did not catch the entire news item on either channel, so can't be sure of the facts. Initial reports were that the soldier lost part of a leg and some fingers, but later reports said he died of his injuries. Does any FReeper have...
  • Military leader says young Iraqi could have been sent to intentionally harm soldiers

    04/26/2003 4:52:49 AM PDT · by YOMO · 1 replies · 275+ views
    Mobile Regrister ^ | 4/26 | CONNIE BAGGETT
    REPTON -- The death of a Repton native serving in Iraq may have been the result of an attack rather than an accident, as originally reported, a high-ranking U.S. general has said........................................ .........................................................
  • DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY - Sgt. Troy David Jenkins, Ridgecrest, Calif.

    04/25/2003 2:17:20 PM PDT · by Timesink · 4 replies · 300+ views
    Department of Defense ^ | April 25, 2003
      United States Department of DefenseNews ReleaseOn the web: Media contact: or +1 (703) 697-5131 Public contact: or +1 (703) 428-0711   No. 275-03 IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2003 DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY The Department of Defense announced today it has changed the status of Army Sgt. Troy David Jenkins, 25, of Ridgecrest, Calif., from Wounded in Action to Died of Wounds received in action during Operation Iraqi Freedom. On April 19, 2003, Sgt. Jenkins was on a dismounted patrol with other soldiers when he was injured as result of an explosion. Sgt. Jenkins died from...
  • Repton soldier dies (Troy Jenkins, hero who threw himself on bomb to save unit and children)

    04/25/2003 8:49:42 AM PDT · by SeattleTiger · 76 replies · 464+ views
    Mobile Press Register ^ | 4/24/03 | Connie Baggett
    A 25-year-old paratrooper hailed as a hero died Wednesday of injuries he suffered in an explosion Saturday while working crowd control in Baghdad. nie Gibson, the mother of Sgt. Troy Jenkins, said Thursday she walked onto her porch to feed her cats just before 8 a.m. and an officer from Fort Rucker pulled into her yard to tell her that her son had died. "I wouldn't wish this on anyone," Gibson said, a button bearing her son's photograph and yellow ribbons still clipped to her blouse. "He said Troy passed away en route to Germany yesterday. I'm throwing all my...
  • '100 percent hero' injured saving Iraqi child

    04/22/2003 8:22:11 PM PDT · by salmon76 · 18 replies · 350+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 4/22/03 12:55 PM
    REPTON, Ala. (AP) -- A 25-year-old Army sergeant from Alabama was critically wounded when a cluster bomb exploded as he tried to save an Iraqi child and members of his unit from being harmed by it, the soldier's family said. "He's a hero," Gibson told the Register, "a 100 percent hero. He threw himself on an unexploded cluster bomb to save a child and his unit."
  • 'Absolute hero' badly hurt in Iraq

    04/22/2003 7:42:56 AM PDT · by SeattleTiger · 32 replies · 343+ views
    Mobile Press Register ^ | 04/22/03 | CONNIE BAGGETT
    A soldier profiled in the Mobile Register days ago was in critical condition Monday from severe injuries he sustained Saturday when he threw himself on a cluster bomb tossed by a 7-year-old Iraqi child, his mother and his wife said they were told by the military.