Category Archives: Iraq

Thoughts On Events In Iraq

There seems to be a lot going on in the world recently.  We could spend hours talking about the Bergdahl swap, or Hillary’s comments regarding domestic terrorists, or Obama’s non-comments about anything meaningful.  What does Cantor’s loss in the Virginia … Continue reading

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AP At it Again

It looks like the AP is at it again.  There was another bombing today in Iraq.  A women wearing an explosive belt mixed amongst the pilgrims making their way to Karbala.  The AP characterizes this as a homicide bomber. Let’s … Continue reading

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A Day in Iraq

As the violence in Iraq has wound down, so has the news coverage. What are you missing? Orphanage receives help from Iraqi community, 2/9 Marines Story and photos by Cpl. Ryan Turnage IMG_1807small SOFIYA, Iraq – Through the winding dirt … Continue reading

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Commercial Air Travel – Baghdad

I have been watching this BBC report scroll by on my ticker for a while now, it took a little bit for me to realize how momentous an event this really is. COMMERCIAL AIRLINE TRAVEL FROM EUROPE TO BAGHDAD HAS … Continue reading

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Semper Fidelis

Words on paper.  Most people read those words and don’t really absorb or understand what they truly mean.  Deeds speak … The sun had barely risen when the two sentries spotted a 20-foot-long truck headed toward the gate, weaving with … Continue reading

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Iraqi WMD

Most all of you should have read about the recent removal of Yellowcake from Iraq. For those of you unfamiliar with Yellowcake, this is a form of concentrated uranium that is used as a precursor for nuclear fuel for power … Continue reading

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Independence Day Is Here

Today marks the 232nd anniversary of the event that declared the independence of the 13 colonies from Great Britain.  Each of you will celebrate this day in your own way, with your own traditions.  Stay Safe during this great holiday … Continue reading

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Saying More With Pictures – I

Making a difference, one action at a time.  If you understand the desert sands to any small degree, this picture says a lot. H/T Soliders Angels DE

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Support Mission

Today seems like a fitting day to remind each of you that there are some folks that are out there in some very undesireable conditions doing everything that is asked of them.  To top that off they are doing it … Continue reading

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Can One Person Really Make A Difference?

That is something that is debated a lot.  I think the answer is yes.  Sometimes the difference is being a leader of a group.  Sometimes it is the actions of a single individual at the right time, and in the … Continue reading

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