Monthly Archive

2008
Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 716 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

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Dano

Yes, Dano, there are thousands of refugees. And yes, there are thousands of casualties of innocents. That's what happens in WAR. OPEN DECLARED WAR. Nobody told the people in the World Trade Center... read more..

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French Chop Down Historic 'Name Trees' Carved by U.S. Soldiers During Normandy Invasion

Friday, June 13, 2008 The names "Thomas and Dorothy" were carved in the bark of one trunk. Another said "Bob and Carma." Other trees were marked with soldiers' home states — Iowa, Maine or Alabama — ... read more..

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michael moore

Cheryl.. The Lancet report was never "discredited". The girl in that photo was a victim of the U.S. military. Cheryl, you're a nut. I mean it. A retired military nut. I hope you have meds. TJ..news ... read more..

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A Great Book

I finished reading Moment of Truth in Iraq yesterday, after getting it a couple of days ago, and I just want to say that it's a really great book. I really appreciate all the hard work the American so... read more..

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saod to hear you will be back to war

You are probably familiar with the virtual Iraq the US government built in the US...., I saw a documentary trailer about an Iraq training simulation facility right in California. I couldn't believe wh... read more..

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Spreading the Word!

I just received confirmation of my mission via the USPS First Class Mail. The letter starts with... Dear Linda: Thank you for the signed copy of the book, Moment of Truth in Iraq. (I'll redact the per... read more..

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Gordon Smith

Below is the text of an email I just sent to my senator, Gordon Smith of Oregon. Senator Smith, I just saw your new ad with the two Democrats. As an active Republican and a U.S. Army veteran, ... read more..

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Thanks a lot, France

My Grandfather fought in the US ARMY 83rd Infantry Divison across Europe, including France. Another fine gesture on the part of the French showing their endless gratitude for the sacrifice of America... read more..

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Stay safe

Keep your head down and your ammo dry. Keep up the good work, Michael.... read more..

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Great Book

Thank you so much Michael for what you do for the troops and for America, you are the voice in the wilderness. You tell it like it is, and that is so important. We need to hear the bad stuff, becaus... read more..

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Dano

Regardless of what you think the facts are, Mr. Moore stole and misused a copyrighted image plain and simple. You think that posting it to his web site made no statement and that the photo was simply ... read more..

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Life returns to Iraq’s ‘ghost town’ suburb

Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 7:43 AM   By Jim Maceda, NBC News Correspondent   Dora, in Saddam’s time, had it all – a power station and oil refinery provided jobs and its large bunga... read more..

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The River

Journey into Darkness Part I of II       One man’s devil is another man’s demon   June 2008 Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore Cyclone Nargis was born over the Bay of Bengal on April 27,... read more..

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10 Iraqis You Should Know

While the war in Iraq seems to be rapidly winding down, Iraqi life becomes more and more interesting: Click Here... read more..

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On Joe Galloway

26 June 2008 I read Joe Galloway’s columns and often disagree with him. But Joe usually makes points that deserve consideration. Joe is not weak or weak-minded; I’ve told him to his face that he’s a ... read more..

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Helmand Province and the wider “War on Terror”.

From British Member of Parliament: Adam Holloway Speech Delivered to British Parliament   Background On 11 September 2001, the west had the sympathy of the vast majority of people in the read more..

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The River - Part II

    “It had become a place of darkness. But there was in it one river especially, a mighty big river, that you could see on the map, resembling an immense snake uncoiled, with its head i read more..

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A Great American

13 July 2008 The news came to me in Nepal that Tony Snow had died. The words came with a jolt followed by sorrow. The best that can be said about any American is that he died in service to the peopl read more..

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Leaders Book Note – The National Museum of the U.S. Army

14 July 2008 This from Command Sergeant Major Ken Preston, Command Sergeant Major of the Army. Here is a great opportunity. Please disseminate this to all veterans. Very Respectfully,Michael In read more..

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Success in Iraq

14 July 2008The war continues to abate in Iraq. Violence is still present, but, of course, Iraq was a relatively violent place long before Coalition forces moved in. I would go so far as to say that read more..

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Update

24 July 2008I am currently in Nepal trekking in the Himalaya for a month or two, getting in shape for Afghanistan. The monsoon rains leave the trails mostly empty, and my lower legs covered with leec... read more..

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Afghanistan: General (ret.) Barry McCaffrey trip report.

Please click here to download or view the complete After Action Report from General [ret.] Barry McCaffrey.... read more..

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Barry McCaffery's stance

I read this report with a jaundiced eye. Barry McCaffery's early reports on Iraq were highly politicized and wrong. His latest report on Iraq seems to be more of an attempt to move away from a situat... read more..

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America Supports You: Radio Program Hosts Freedom Walk Talk

By Samantha L. QuigleyAmerican Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2008 – Listeners who log on to listen to Stardust Radio’s “Talking with Heroes” program on Aug. 17 will learn how they can honor... read more..

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Al Qaeda At 20 Dead Or Alive? -- Washington Post

August 17, 2008Al Qaeda At 20 Dead Or Alive?By Peter Bergen Two decades after al-Qaeda was founded in the Pakistani border city of Peshawar by Osama bin Laden and a handful of veterans of the war aga... read more..

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U.S. warns of possible attacks at Afghan celebration

Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan: Afghan leaders celebrated Independence Day on Monday with a small ceremony inside a fortified military compound, in marked contrast to the parade and public festi... read more..

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Af-Pak Reporting

19 August 2008Michael Yon By now, no credible person denies the dramatic success that continues to manifest itself in Iraq. No doubt, there will be years of political dramas ahead for that country, a read more..

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Joe Galloway: Farewell to an American Hero

Sadly, as I wait in an airport departure lounge, just days before returning to combat, a message came from Joe Galloway. And so, as I sit here reading Joe's latest column, I am less saddened than upli... read more..

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No Victory Dances

23 August 2008 I hope to land in Afghanistan tomorrow, but as for tonight, I'm stuck in a hotel reading everything I can devour on Iraq and Afghanistan. An interesting interview with General Petraeus... read more..

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Teaming up with Soldiers' Angels

02 September 2008Michael Yon Over the last nearly four years, I've watched in awe as our men and women in uniform changed the course of history. They have taken defeat and disaster and given us—and th read more..

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