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Duty to Country Is Deadly Business


I awoke to the news that 7 Marines and 4 Army soldiers went missing, all presumed dead, after a special operations training mission helicopter crashed not far from where I live; not far from the pristine beach where I took the picture that sits atop my Facebook page. It is a sober reminder that those who volunteer to place themselves ...

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Scary US Army Helicopter Crash In Afghanistan (Video)

From the A US military helicopter crashes after attempting a steep turn and nearly clipping the top of a building. No one on the ground was injured, and both pilots survived. The footage, which according to the International Security Assistance Force was filmed on 6 February, originates from a remote outpost in Afghanistan’s Paktika province

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IndyCar Crash in Vegas Kills Dan Wheldon [Video]

On Sunday, the very popular winner of this year’s Indianapolis 500 Dan Wheldon was killed when his open wheels #77 IndyCar went air born during a 15 car pileup at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The announcement of Wheldon’s demise came from IndyCar series CEO Randy Bernard: IndyCar is very sad to announce that Dan Wheldon has passed away from ...

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Amtrack’s California Zephyr Derailed

Amtrack’s California Zephyr derailed on Friday after striking an “agricultural vehicle” at a crossing. The train was carrying about 175 passengers of which a small number have been taken to a local hospital. The train derailed about 8am near Max, Nebraska near the borders of Kansas and Colorado. Both locomotives and 3 of the 10 passenger cars are no longer ...

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