Tag: iraq

Military Dogs for Adoption

UPDATE: After doing due diligence, its come to my attention that this is a scam. I’m leaving it up so that people can search it on the internet and not fall for it. Cpl. Cade, a yellow lab,… Read More

Echo Oscar Mike

A U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator provides over-watch as the last convoys cross the border out of Iraq at 11:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time). U.S. Air Forces Central Command provided more than 14 Air Force and U.S. Navy… Read More

Operation Pinecone

Throughout the years, I’ve supported many great organizations – some large, some small. It’s great that in today’s day and age, there are so many people out there willing to do whatever they can for our troops. Many… Read More

The Frontlines Weekly Update Brief (May 16-22, 2011)

THE FRONTLINES OF AFGHANISTAN Tuesday Morning a NATO helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, destroying the aircraft but fortunately no casualties to crew members on board. Several NATO convoys were attacked by roadside bombs and IEDs. One attack resulted in… Read More

Weekly Update Brief From The Frontlines

THE FRONTLINES OF AFGHANISTAN Taliban insurgents kidnapped 50 Afghan police officers in an ambush in northeastern Afghanistan. Insurgent forces in the Helmand province attacked an American unit with small arms fire, killing SPC. Justin Ross of Wisconsin. Other… Read More

Update From the Frontlines of War

THE FRONTLINES OF AFGHANISTAN In Afghanistan, the battles continue between coalition forces and members of Al Qaeda and the Taliban. Attacks in the past week by the insurgents have led to the attempted kidnapping of American citizens, a… Read More

[UPDATE] The “Face” of Military Dating Scams – The Wall of Shame

UPDATE: This Ain’t Hell writes about who you can contact if you believe you have been scammed and the person is posing as a US military member. UPDATE (29 Jul 2010): Hooboy! That CNN piece has brought in… Read More

PGR Mission for KIA SPC Anthony Blount

Over 3 days I had the sad but honorable duty of riding escort for KIA SPC Anthony Blount. This was my second KIA mission, but this time I was able to participate all 3 days instead of just the day… Read More

Single Parents in the Military

Let me start off by saying that I am going to piss some of you off with the opinion you are about to read! But I am SICK and TIRED of people NOT understanding what the word “MILITARY”… Read More

On Peaceniks

There’s a saying that the greatest peacemakers are the American Soldiers (an all-inclusive term). This is true. Look throughout history and you’ll see that it’s been the American military that has stopped indiscriminate killing and despotism. It is… Read More

Capt. Scott Speicher to Come Home

I remember attending High School at Nathan Bedford Forrest High School in Jacksonville, FL during Desert Storm when the news that Captain Scott Speicher was shot down and missing in Iraq. We heard this because Speicher was a… Read More

UPDATE: Coffee Assistance

UPDATE: Thanks for everyone for helping me. I’ve met my goal now and you can stop sending in donations. I truly appreciate. Most of the coffee was already sent out and now the rest will go out this… Read More

I-Roq Baghdad

This is pretty cool: MTV Games, Adopt-A-Platoon and Microsoft Federal Marketing in partnership with Xbox 360 have brought back this fun and exciting tournament to the troops for a second straight year. Event details: Our Mission: Find the… Read More

Camp Liberty Tragedy

Anderson asked a brilliant question (add sarcastic, ironic tone here) on a completely unrelated post: What does this website have to say about the tragedy at Camp “Liberty” today, and what it reflects about the mental health affairs… Read More

[UPDATE] When Violence Equals Peace (Part II)

[UPDATE] They’re getting crazy folks. Check this out as well. This time they’re beating up a wheelchair-bound 18-year old girl in a wheelchair with cerebral palsy. I can’t add or take away from Jason and Carrie’s own words,… Read More