Monthly Archive

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 96 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.


Webview : Crisis At Guantanamo - May 10

07 May 2013 From: Center on National Security at Forham Law Crisis at Guantanamo: Will the Prison Ever Close? Join Carol Rosenberg, David H. Remes, Dr. Gerald E. Thomson, and Karen Greenberg fo read more..


Petition | President Obama: Close Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay |

07 May 2013 Petitioning President Obama President Obama: Close Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay Written By: Morris Davis I served 25 years in the US Air Force, I was the Chief Prosecutor for read more..


Letter by General Odierno on Sexual Assault and Harassment

18 May 2013 Over the last twelve years of war, our Army has demonstrated exceptional competence, courage, and resiliency in adapting to the demands of war and accomplishing the mission.  Today, read more..


Security Risks for Kachin IDPs and Refugees

25 May 2013Kachin State, Burma IN THIS REPORT: •    Summary of the major security threats for Kachin IDPs and refugees•    Raw field reports from Kachin Rangers describ... read more..



04 June 2012 Press Briefing THE KUVANANT FOUNDATION LIVER FLUKE INITIATIVE The Kuvanant Foundation, in cooperation with Columbia University from the United States and Khon Kaen University, is sp read more..


Quick Notes and Updates

19 June 2013 Due to time constraints, I must write this as an unedited stream of consciousness.  My apologies for the roughness. Michael Hastings was killed in a car crash in Los Angeles.  read more..


Sunset Over Denver

22 June 2013 Ginger Robinson made this image and sent it to me, saying: “You would think Krakatoa was erupting: Sunset over Denver last night. Smoke from Lime Gulch Fire.”... read more..



18 June 2013Kachin State, Burma Thousands of villagers in Kachin State and northern Shan State have been displaced from their homes for nearly two years by Burma Army advances and see little hope of read more..


Decline of Dustoff: A Symptom

27 June 2013 More people are waking up to smell the bitter tea.  Our Army helicopter medical evacuation system, called “Dustoff,” is broken. People are dying because... read more..



FBR Report: A Better Life, American Children Speak for the Kachin of Burma

01 July 2013 Free Burma Rangers Click Here for Free Burma Rangers read more..



Combat Tracking IX

02 July 2013 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 read more..


Statement by President Barack Obama on Egypt

THE WHITE HOUSEOffice of the Press Secretary ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIAT... read more..


West Point Leadership- Profiles of Courage

16 July 2013   Yesterday a tremendous book arrived via courier.  I normally do not review books but this one includes some of my writing and photographs and so this was mandatory.  read more..


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 b read more..


My Zimmerman-Martin Moment: On a vastly smaller media scale

18 July 2013 I am hypersensitive to legal/media cases like this because I was involved in one. At 19, I was attacked, unprovoked, by a 23 year-old troublemaker who had three other run-ins that day. read more..


Race Baiting and Lies in America

21 July 2013 George Bush Senior -- Naval Aviator at 18, then off to war. (Many Americans will be familiar with much of what is in this dispatch, yet many international readers never stepped foot in... read more..


Note for Non-Americans on Race relations in the USA

22 July 2013 Having spent about twenty years in dozens of countries, I have some idea about how we are viewed abroad. When it comes to race, many people look at America as black and white. In fact, n... read more..


JBLM soldier’s Afghanistan heroics earn Medal of Honor

27 July 2013 By Hal BerntonSeattle 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-... read more..


Mesmerizing halo effect caused by blades of landing combat helicopters named in honor of two fallen soldiers

27 July 2013 The Kopp-Etchells Effect was named in honor of two soldiers - one British and one American - who were killed in Afghanistan in 2009 The dazzling photos were taken by a photojournalist... read more..


Fox and Friends at 0820 EST Sunday

27 July 2013 Jill Stephenson and I will be guests on Fox and Friends tomorrow morning.   Jill is the courageous and inspirational mother of Benjamin Kopp, the hero who literally was killed but ... read more..


Helicopter halo effect named for two fallen heroes

July 29, 2013 Story behind Koppp-Etchells Effect on Fox and Friends. Click Here... read more..


Forgotten Combat Video from Afghanistan

 30 July 2013 Last week the Kopp-Etchells series experienced another revival.  For four years the work has been translated into dozens of languages and seen ‘round the world in hundreds i read more..


Jalalabad Urination: Facebook Censorship

  06 August 2013 On Saturday a suicide attack unfolded near the Indian Consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.  A dozen people were reported killed with another twenty wounded.   read more..



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The Basis for Safe, Secure, and Effective Global Operations (Part 1)

13 August 2013Article written by: Atmospherics Unlimited The following is an excerpt from the Atmospherics Unlimited White Paper titled: Atmospherics in Fragile and Conflict Zones: The Basis for Safe read more..


Utah beauty queen accused of throwing bombs resigns title

15 August 2013 Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:25am EDT (Reuters) - A Utah beauty queen accused along with three friends of throwing homemade bombs in a Salt Lake City suburb resigned her Miss Riverton title... read more..


Monkey Business: Our Broken Army

20 August 2013 The senior sergeant at the Army’s Warrior Adventure Quest (WAQ) at Fort Hood has been fired after allegedly endangering the lives of Boy Scouts. The accusation comes from a staff me read more..

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