Monthly Archive

July 2011
Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 13 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

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Soldiers' Angels July Newsletter 2011

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Lahu Skin Disease

4 July 2011Kandahar, Afghanistan An email came from Audra Morgan, an American friend in northern Thailand.  Audra writes: "The Lahu tribe has a repeating genetic flaw that causes skin with no... read more..

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235 Troops Reenlist

04 July 2011 On the 4th of July, General David Petraeus reenlists 235 troops in Kandahar, Afghanistan. read more..

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The Snapper

Bomb Tricks and Techniques in Afghanistan 07 July 2011 CIVCAS (civilian casualties) are a huge problem for our side and for the enemy.  The enemy causes far more CIVCAS but as outsiders our m... read more..

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Low Metal Content

Bomb Tricks and Techniques in Afghanistan 08 July 2011 The enemy sees our people use metal detectors every day.  Last time I was with the British, hardly a step was taken without waving the d... read more..

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IJC: Change of Command

And a Few Thoughts IJC INVITES MEDIA TOISAF Joint Command Official Change of Command Ceremony KABUL, Afghanistan (July 9) – Media are invited to attend the change of command ceremony when Lt. Gen. D... read more..


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Rule of Law

Partners in Law 13 July 2011Kandahar, Afghanistan Most Afghans hate warlords.  Most Afghans hate the Taliban.  When the warlords ruled Afghanistan it was lawless, and so many people welcom... read more..

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Left of Bang

14 July 2011 A few years ago, a British officer said to me they want to get as far left of bang as possible.  The farther left of bang, the better.  Right of bang is a crater and a memori read more..

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A Fine Talk by Joe Galloway

Published: 23 July 2011Joe Galloway, at the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association, 2000 Convention "Thanks to all of you for giving me the honor of speaking to you. I have got to tell you that lookin... read more..

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Taliban Attacking More Children

26 July 2011Zhari District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan Over the past several days there have been news stories here in Afghanistan about the Taliban strangling an 8-year-old boy.   The ... read more..

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More Flak from Military Public Affairs

29 July 2011 Over the past seven years, there has been a long string of issues flowing from military public affairs officers.  Most of the PAs have been professional, but on balance the expe... read more..

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