MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, NC — He watched as five Marines beside him dropped, struck by the sheer force of insurgent machine gun fire. Within seconds, Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Cole joined his brothers as a three-round burst lifted his 200-pound frame and 80 pounds of gear completely off the ground, moved him five feet in the air, and slammed him into the dirt– all in less than half a second Continue reading
CAMP GONSALVES, Okinawa, Japan — Marines with various units of Marine Aircraft Group 36 and Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1 trained at the Jungle Warfare Training Center at Camp Gonsalves July 7 Continue reading
As Defense Secretary Leon Panetta prepares his recommendations for Pentagon budget cuts, he is likely to reduce the military’s resources for future, large-scale counterinsurgency operations of the sort that were ballyhooed just a few years ago in Iraq and Afghanistan Continue reading
(GIAmerica) – By. Joseph Gilbert – No other economic system has brought more people out of poverty, provided for the health and well-being of millions and raised the standard of living more societies than capitalism. When people cooperate to fulfill their own self interest, they all benefit.
(TeaPartty.org – Joe Gilbert) – Pundits are comparing Benghazi to the Watergate scandal that drove President Richard Nixon from the White House, but there are important differences.
(Tea Party – Joe Gilbert) – Sergeant Hayleigh Perez deployed to Iraq in January 2007 and returned back to Fort Bragg, North Carolina after a 15 month tour. She was honorably discharged in 2009, although her husband is still on active duty.
The author of a recently announced insider account of the raid that killed Usama bin Laden has been identified to Fox News as a 36-year-old former Navy SEAL Team 6 member from Alaska who also played a role in the high-profile rescue of an American captain kidnapped by Somali pirates Continue reading