This site gets much traffic from all around the world, from people searching for news from Iraq, making it an ideal place to host stories from deployed forces in harm’s way. In my travels I’ve met many budding writers who are now wearing boots and carrying rifles, and I found their stories so compelling that I want the world to see.
Published: Saturday, 27 July 2013 14:22
Written by Hal Bernton
27 July 2013
By Hal Bernton
Seattle Times staff reporter
A valiant, bloody defense of a small outpost in eastern Afghanistan four years ago has produced a second Medal of Honor recipient — a Spokane-born soldier who repeatedly risked his own life on behalf of his fellow soldiers.
Read more: JBLM soldier’s Afghanistan heroics earn Medal of Honor
Published: Wednesday, 17 July 2013 14:22
Written by Scot J. Paltrow and Kelly Carr
17 July 2013
By Scot J. Paltrow and Kelly Carr
EL PASO, Texas | Tue Jul 9, 2013 6:11pm EDT
(Reuters) - As Christmas 2011 approached, U.S. Army medic Shawn Aiken was once again locked in desperate battle with a formidable foe. Not insurgents in Iraq, or Taliban fighters in Afghanistan - enemies he had already encountered with distinguished bravery.
This time, he was up against the U.S. Defense Department.
Read more: Special Report: How the Pentagon's payroll quagmire traps America's soldiers
Published: Thursday, 04 July 2013 13:08
Written by White House
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 3, 2013
Statement by President Barack Obama on Egypt
As I have said since the Egyptian Revolution, the United States supports a set of core principles, including opposition to violence, protection of universal human rights, and reform that meets the legitimate aspirations of the people. The United States does not support particular individuals or political parties, but we are committed to the democratic process and respect for the rule of law. Since the current unrest in Egypt began, we have called on all parties to work together to address the legitimate grievances of the Egyptian people, in accordance with the democratic process, and without recourse to violence or the use of force.
Read more: Statement by President Barack Obama on Egypt
Published: Tuesday, 02 July 2013 14:37
Written by Pencari
02 July 2013
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02-13 September 2013
We are now taking bookings for our next Combat Tracking IX Class. This Class is crucial training for all Military (Conventional and SoF), Law Enforcement, Border Patrol and Anti Poaching Units. and will be delivered at our exclusive New Mexico (USA) training site, accommodation and food provided.
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