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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.

Father’s Day- 9 bios of inspirational West Point Captains of Industry

image001Attached are ten inspirational biographies of West Point graduates who lead or have led major corporations- and they are all proud fathers. These bios are all included in “West Point Leadership: Profiles of Courage” which recently was awarded three Silver Benjamin Franklin Awards for Best Biography, Best First Book, and Best Gift Book. There is still time to send a gift wrapped book from Amazon to any father in time for Father’s Day (10% off using “FATHERS” code). Click here to purchase West Point Leadership: Profiles of Courage.

 

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Civilian Killed by Landmine, Teenage Girl Raped and Over 3,600 New IDPs in Kachin State

24 April 2014
Kachin State, Burma

4-211Map of Kachin State, Burma.

Civilian killed by landmine in Bhamo District

At 09:00 on 14 April 2014, a 45-year-old civilian named Mr. Mwihpu La Maw, from Mungding Pa, was killed as a landmine exploded near Tan Tada, Mansi Township, Bhamo District.

17-year-old girl raped by two Burma Army soldiers in Daw Hpum Yang Township, Kachin State

**This is a detailed account following up on the Free Burma Rangers report sent out on 22 April 2014.

On 10 April 2014, 17-year-old Mangie Bawk San, daughter of Mr. Mangje La Nu and Mrs. Marip Ma Wawm of Dawhpum Kagam village, was raped by two Burma Army soldiers from Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) 320.

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