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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.

FBR Report: Finding Living Water in a Dry and Thirsty Land

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Good Life Club Sudan Report

16 July, 2014

Our GLC programs in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan felt like a tiny drop in a very dry bucket, but God’s presence in this desert turned out to be the living water that we all needed.

Nuba girl in hiding place during Good Life Club programNuba girl in hiding place during Good Life Club program

We had come as FBR was invited by the people of the Nuba Mountains to see if an FBR-style training and mission would help them as they are under attack from the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF). The desert environment, even without fighting, is a harsh place. Adding attacks from the SAF only increases the challenge of finding basic necessities. Inside the thatched walls of most family compounds live anywhere from 10-20 children, with several mothers and one father. Although there have been schools, fear of bombing has caused these and other educational opportunities to be closed down.

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04 July 2014

From: The Chapter III Officers

To all the members of Chapter III we wish you a great, safe happy Fourth of July.

We forward a message from SFA National President Jack Tobin:

Gentlemen, since I was reconvicted, I will continue to ruin your holidays with one of my endless ramblings, if you think it is worth the time, please forward to your member.


Iraq Falling

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13 June 2014

In light of recent developments, this is worth republishing as fuel for thought and discussion:



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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