Category Archives: Iraq

Desert Shield at 27

It’s been 27 years since Hussein invaded Kuwait and we responded with a world-class, ready force. Thank you ladies and gentlemen who participated directly and indirectly.

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Nice Shot, Eh!

Canadian sniper drops the hammer on ISIS at 3,450 “metres [sic]”. “The elite sniper was using a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle while firing from a high-rise during an operation that took place within the last month in Iraq. It took under … Continue reading

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Heart-Warming Story out of Iraq: Wild Hogs Kill ISIS Fighters

Does it get any better?? Only with beer!

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Good Work, Marine

Keep it up. Ev’ry clime and place, baby.

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When you get overpaid, you pay it back

When 10,000 Soldiers get overpaid while in the National Guard because the Pentagon and the NGB made a mistake.  Why should they have to pay it back.  We all remember during the height of the war how the bonuses were … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Iraq, Leadership, Readiness, The Long War, Uncategorized, Veterans' Issues | 7 Comments

Iraqi Refugee Becomes US Marine

Good story, sent by way of Tango Seven-Six hisself: Lance Cpl. Amanda Issa — who as a teenager fled the violence of her native Mosul ahead of the arrival of the Islamic State — now proudly wears the Eagle, Globe and Anchor … Continue reading

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ISIS Employing a New Kind of Explosive?

Unsettling, if so. The attack claimed the lives of 324 innocent civilians, many of them children. More than 200 additional civilians were injured in the attack. On July 28, the BBC released an article summarizing some key characteristics of the … Continue reading

Posted in Defending the Homeland, Iraq, The Long War | 2 Comments