Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Robin Williams supported the troops

Robin Williams was big on performing for the troops. Through the USO he visited Kuwait, Afghanistan, and he was in Iraq as well. You probably saw this video of him in Kuwait when “Retreat” (“Colors” to swabbies and Marines) sounded … Continue reading

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If this can happen to an ACTIVE DUTY Army Sgt. in Texas, it can happen to anyone anywhere

Mil blogger and active-duty Army Master Sgt. CJ Grisham (Michelle Malkin wrote about him here) is having trouble of the Second Amendment type in Temple, Texas: CJ Grisham This past weekend while on a 10-mile hike with my 15-year old … Continue reading

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2013 Tournament of Roses Parade takes a moment to surprise a family with daddy coming home from Afghanistan early

*sniff* The float was called “Canines with Courage,” designed to be a replica of the U.S. Military Working Dog Teams National Monument, scheduled to open next fall. Actor Dick Van Patten’s Natural Balance Pet Food sponsored and built the float, which included a K9 … Continue reading

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The President’s rhetoric vs the reality of our nation’s debt

From Darrell Issa: .@barackobama: Dem Senate = no budget in 3 years. You = no votes for yours. Debt = $16 trillion. WATCH: bit.ly/REsg7N — Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) September 5, 2012 Just in time for Immaculation, Part 2 – Our … Continue reading

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#Occupy Airborne!

Yeah, Occupiers have NO clue… h/t nessa (.001%er)

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Chief Petty Officers and Gunny Sergeants sound a lot alike!

UPDATE: The GySgt is Brian Walgren, and the backstory is here: Times were tense before the initial February assault on Marjah, Afghanistan. A narcotics hub and Taliban stronghold, it was expected to be booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices and filled … Continue reading

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French forces in Afghanistan blow a C4 charge to take down an house and bury themselves!

Oops! Too much C4? One guy in the comments says; “I speak fluent French, I can translate the speech following the blast as, ‘You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!’ ;-)” Don’t know it that’s true, but sounds … Continue reading

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NMCB-11 Seabees waterlogged range qual at Camp Leatherneck, Helmand prov. Afghanistan

“Shooters check your targets!” *Splash splash splash!* Does it get any better? Related articles All Female NMCB FOUR’s Unique Build Team (waronterrornews.typepad.com) Christmas Carolers Serenade Marines at Camp Leatherneck (offthebase.wordpress.com) U.S. Marines Report UFO Over Base Camp Leatherneck, Afghanis (disclose.tv)

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Apache pilot “screws the pooch” in Afghanistan

This video is supposed to be viral, but I’m seeing it for the first time now. Ouch. According to the video description; AH-64 Apache helicopter crash in Sharana, Afghanistan. The pilot was executing a maneuver known as “return to target”. … Continue reading

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Afghan soldier murders his Marine counterpart – Pentagon ordered to cover it up?

Not necessarily… It’s bad enough that our people are in a combat zone, fighting against an unseen enemy who hides among civilians, but when those who are supposed comrades-in-arms, our allies, begin shooting them from behind while on guard duty, it’s time … Continue reading

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