Monthly Archive

2013
Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 30 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

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Advancing Sniper Rifles

02 January 2013 The day draws closer when a General will be in the Pentagon, 8,000 miles away from battle, and he will signal a sniper to kill or not to kill.  Taking it a step more, nothing wil read more..

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Americans Never Give Up Your Guns

03 January 2013 This interesting piece was published 27 December 2012 on a Russian blog. Reprinted here with permission: By Stanislav Mishin Americans Never Give Up Your GunsBy Stanislav Mishin The read more..

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Medevac Crews Increase En-Route Patient Care

Army UH-60 MEDEVAC Black Hawk (Photo by Sgt. Daniel Schroeder, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) 05 January 2013 Army.mil/Newsby Capt. Richard Barker KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- During the ... read more..

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Amber of War

06 January 2013 A defense expert commenting on my dispatch “Stuck in the Mud” recommended the book Mud:  A Military History.  I completed reading the book.  The recommendation was read more..

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Note from a Wise Man

07 January 2013 A note appeared on a private message board.  This private group includes many current and former generals, and just about anyone you see on television or in books as a national s read more..


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Exclusive Images from Fighting in Burma

15 January 2013 These images came from Burma today.  There have been reports about peace breaking out in Burma, but reports to me from insiders indicate this is false. read more..

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Rob Bowman Passed Away

LTC Erik Kurilla (L) and SFC Rob Bowman after terrible car bomb in Mosul, Iraq (April 2005) 15 January 2013 The United States has lost a great Soldier and fine man to cancer.  Rob struggled wit... read more..

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Last to Die

(Photo Credit dvids) 17 January 2013[Authored by a Marine Field Grade Officer] Over the weekend, I received an order from Higher Headquarters to ask for volunteers for 2013 and 2014 deployments to A read more..


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Press Release from Free Burma Rangers

FBR Report: Burma Army attacks against Kachin continue despite ceasefire18 January, 2013Kachin State, Burma At 5pm Friday, 18 January 2013, Burma Army airstrikes occurred near Lajayang and Laiza in K... read more..


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Air Force Crashing

25 January 2013 Team AFMC, The budgetary uncertainties currently facing the Department of Defense combined with a projected $1.8 billion shortfall in Air Force funding for overseas contingency opera... read more..

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FBR: Burma Army Attacks Continue in Kachin State

Burma Army Attacks Continue in Kachin State Kachin State29 January 2013From Free Burma Rangers Despite the Government of Burma declaring a ceasefire, Burma Army troops still continue to launch attac... read more..

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Chris Kyle, Navy SEAL Murdered: Some Thoughts

04 February 2013 News of Chris Kyle’s shooting has reached around the world.  Many people are asking for my thoughts, and so this morning I write these words in response. Chris was credited w read more..

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FBR: Kachin Update

FBR Report: Kachin Update – Photo set two; Attacks Against the Kachin are Sporadic but Displacement is Constant Kachin State, Burma8 March, 2013 One of five camps for displaced Kachin that was vis... read more..


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Seven Myths About “Women in Combat"

17 March 2013 Published here with permission from the author. Written By: G.S. Newbold, Lieutenant General, USMC (Ret.) Marine photo / Cpl. Jennifer Pirante Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michelle Berglin read more..

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USAF and American Flags Atop Mt. Everest

25 March 2013Written by: Rob Marshall Family and Friends, I've been meaning to write this email for some time now.  I thought it would be better to hold off until the big event was close, but I... read more..

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Tragedy in Thailand

27 March 2013 Burma neighbors Thailand on the west.  For 65 years, a war against and between ethnic groups in Burma has been on.  The conflicts created many internally displaced refugees,... read more..

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Stalking Soldier Arrested, Disarmed by Texas Police: Some facts, opinion, and analysis

28 March 2013 US Army Master Sergeant CJ Grisham: This Soldier has a Top Secret clearance. Over the past couple of years, I repeatedly warned the US Army that Master Sergeant Christopher “CJ” Grisha... read more..

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Ammunition Atmospheric in America

04 April 2013 I posed a question on Facebook about ammunition availability across the United States.  About 150 answers have come in so far: My Facebook Page read more..

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Come to Jamaica - Mon!

09 April 2013 Crystal clear A good friend—who is a young former Marine Captain and veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan—was taking a break from grad school when he headed to Jamaica. I emailed asking how read more..

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FBR Report: The Burning of Karenni Camp 2 And Relief Efforts

13 April, 2013Karenni State, BurmaWritten By: Free Burma Rangers Dear friends, On Friday afternoon, 22 March, a fire devastated the Mae Surin Refugee Camp, home to more than 3,605 people. The deadly read more..

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FBR Report: Attacks Continue as the Burma Army Maneuvers in Kachin State

Kachin State, Burma13 April 2013 Written by: Free Burma Rangers Map showing area of this report. BA – Burma Army activity. Below is a list of Burma Army activities in Kachin State and Northern Shan... read more..

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US Border Security - Immigratio​n, Crime, and Terrorism

19 April 2013 Written by: General Barry McCaffrey, USA (Ret.) Below is both the Statememt for the Record and the PDF presentation from General Barry McCaffrey, USA (Ret.) read more..

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Fraud Surrounding MIA Green Beret John Hartley Robertson

06 May 2013 Many people contacted me in regard to a documentary movie about an American Green Beret, missing some 44 years.  They wanted to know if this story is true. Unfortunately, this is an read more..

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Important 60 Minutes Piece for TBI patients

06 May 2013 Veterans and their families need to watch this. Thank you to the numerous vets who sent the link. I just sent a thanks to David Martin at 60 Minutes. Mr. Arnold Fisher deserves a stand read more..

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