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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.

Special Report: How the Pentagon's payroll quagmire traps America's soldiers

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.

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Statement by President Barack Obama on Egypt

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary

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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.

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Combat Tracking IX

02 July 2013

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Combat Tracking IX, modern Combat Tracking for the 21st Century.

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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