Photo: Reuters The Tabqa air base is 28 miles west of Raqqa. http://time.com/4713496/kurdish-rebels-isis-tabqa-syria/ US-led coalition forces have said the Tabqa dam is structurally sound. It is 25 miles upstread of Raqqa on the Euphrates River. Show More Summary
According to the Open Secrets website, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, insures over 80 million Americans and has a Federal Government contract to review and process Medicare claims. During the 2016 election cycle, they made $6,346,640 in campaign contributions and spent $25,006,109 on lobbying efforts. Show More Summary
I marched and shouted in the streets I started fires and fed the heat Expecting I’d be queen of all Expecting I’d stand ten feet tall And no one told a fool like me That monsters like them just used me It wasn’t all it seemed I lost my dreams It appears that Venezuela’s government […]
Photo: Getty Images The truth about North Korea has now disillusioned some supporters because their tour bus took a wrong turn. The individual who relayed this story had been an avid supporter of the Kim regime. But no more. He went there with several other people, expecting to find a workers’ paradise. He and his […]
Cross Posted from The American Legion in hopes that others can hear the words of Sgt Beikirch. Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish. Psalm 49:20 KCJ The other day was Medal of Honor day, and unfortunately, I was out with some back injuries that have been bothering me […]
Firefighters at Fort Bragg's Fire Station No. 7 have been complaining for years that their building is deplorable.
A Navy SEAL has been sentenced to 89 days confinement for assaulting a female sailor he used to date.
Pensacola's National Naval Aviation Museum is refurbishing a vintage B-25 B Mitchell like the one flown by Doolittle's Raiders.
Allison Merrill and the Military Working Dog Team Support Association. create care packages for military working dogs overseas.
Here are five news stories and events to start your week:
Chief Tango sent us a link to a Washington Post article written by Abha Bhattarai entitled New Cabela’s megastore in Gainesville, Va., is a monument to gun rights and the article is a monument to hand-wringing beltway liberals who are out of touch with Americans. The Post couldn’t help but bring politics into the opening […]
Two companies from the 82nd Airborne Division will deploy to the Middle East soon. The two units will be sent to locations in either Iraq or Syria. The decision on their exact locations while deployed has not yet been made. However, at least some of the 82nd’s troops apparently will deploy to Qayyarah Airfield West, […]
Another Al Qaeda leader has begun the eternal dirtnap. DoD has confirmed that Qari Yasin, a senior Al Qaeda leader and terrorist bastard, was killed in a US airstrike in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on 19 March. Yasin is believed to have organized numerous terrorist attacks which claimed dozens of lives. Among Yasin’s confirmed victims were […]
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the owner of a laundromat chased a thief from his store and followed him up the street. Eventually, he fired at the crook, hitting him twice in his chest, so I have to guess the crook turned around at some point. Today’s lesson is to look beyond the target before you shoot […]
Frankie sends us a link to the story of Kelly Lynn Knotts who is looking at 230 years in jail for exploiting a World War II veteran who was in her care; Knotts was arrested on the charges in October 2015 after a lengthy investigation conducted by the State Attorney’s Office and the Escambia County […]
A former US Marine has been appointed as a NYC New York policeman. No big deal, you say? Well, maybe. But the case of Matias Ferreira is somewhat unusual. Ferreira lost both legs below the knee due to injuries received from an IED in Afghanistan. Ferreira’s not being hired for a “desk only” job, either. […]
An American military plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Indonesia's Aceh province. There were no injuries.
Two companies from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division are being deployed to the Middle East to bolster security.
Staff Sgt. Dillon Heyliger poses with Iraqi children near Baqubah, Iraq, in the building discussed in his story, April 2007. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Muessig) By Dillon Heyliger I’ve always held on to hope that through all the human suffering and pain in the world, sometimes, bad things happen for a reason. Show More Summary
Russia on Friday denied allegations by the commander of NATO that Moscow may be assisting the Taliban as the insurgents fight US and NATO forces in Afghanistan. “These claims are absolutely false,” Zamir Kabulov, head of the Russian foreign ministry’s department responsible for Afghanistan and the Kremlin’s special envoy in the country, told RIA Novosti