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Terrorist likely ISIS-inspired in Chattanooga attack

Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez

Four U.S. Marines and a terrorist were killed this afternoon in Chattanooga, Tennessee during an attack on a military recruiting station and reserve military operation support center. At around 10:45am Thursday morning, a likely ISIS-inspired terrorist began an attack at the Armed Forces Career Center just off of Lee’s highway where several shots were fired but only a single superficial wound was reported. What we know: ...

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Does This Ballistic Vest Make Me Look Fat?

The Pentagon is experimenting with a variety of female ballistic armor designs.

Developments on the women–in–combat front are cause for concern, even for leftists that have made cognitive dissonance a way of life, because the women don’t seem to be holding up their end of the ideological bargain. If Ranger Sgt. Rosie Riveter is going to be leaping out of aircraft and putting paid to ISIS misogynists — either by a well–placed ...

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Duty to Country Is Deadly Business

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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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The Few, The Proud, The Unisex

When Ronald Reagan was president he described members of the U.S. Marine Corps in a memorable phrase that is featured on the Marines’ Heritage Museum website: “Some people wonder all their lives if they’ve made a difference. The Marines don’t have that problem.” The generation of paper–pushers and PR–minded behind–kissers that inhabit the Pentagon and the Obama administration do not ...

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Wounded Vets Take Message of Hope to Victims

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Without fanfare or cameras several Marines visited victims of the Boston Bombing with a message of hope. Having lost limbs themselves, they were able to share hope with the hurting. Bloomberg News: B.J. Ganem lost a leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq while serving in the Marines. Bobby  Donnelly lost his after a high-altitude parachute jump. When the explosions ...

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Now Soliciting Bids for the G.I. Jane Combat Hall of Fame

It was a coincidence ripe with irony.  On the same day the main section of the Washington Post was trumpeting Sec. of Defense Leon Panetta’s decision to allow women in combat, the sports section was featuring an analysis of the “epidemic” of torn knee ligaments in women’s basketball and soccer. Reporter Preston Williams wrote: “Young female athletes are two to ...

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Happy Birthday Marines

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Here’s to another 237 years of defending against ALL enemies, foreign and domestic. “No good decision was ever made in a swivel chair.” — Gen. George S. Patton “Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.” ― Douglas MacArthur “People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to ...

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Regarding Marines In Video, Some Context, Please!

How about a little context here! The video of Marine snipers urinating on Taliban corpses has gone viral on the Internet. I have yet to see, either on the Internet or the MSM, what the late Paul Harvey called “the rest of the story.” Regarding urinating on corpses: dumb, yes; shocking, no. But what do you expect from Marines thrown ...

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Amazing Tribute to our Armed Forces by WVU Marching Band

This is an awe-inspiring effort by the WVU marching band to give thanks to our Men and Women in uniform. Watch ’till the end, it’s worth it. Even more, listen to the crowd cheer on the branches and their nation. Patriotism is very much alive.

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31st Modern Day Marine Military Exposition Set for Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA, September 27 – 29

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2011 — The 2011 edition of the world’s largest military exposition focusing on enhanced capabilities for expeditionary forces will be hosted by Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, September 27 – 29. Co-sponsored by the base, the 76,000-member Marine Corps League, and Marine Corps Systems Command, the 31st Modern Day Marine Military Exposition will showcase products and services ...

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Remember the Troops

Memorial Day is not just backyard cookouts and family gatherings. Take some time this long weekend to remember those that have gone into service for their country. No one asked them to. No one made them do it. They wanted to. Give a few minutes out of your hectic schedule to listen to the music, look at the pictures and ...

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Osama bin Laden dies an Ignoble Death but Lady Liberty lives on

Once upon a midnight dreary, Osama pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While he plotted, clearly scheming, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some SEAL gently rapping, rapping at his chamber door. “‘Tis some visitor,” he muttered, “tapping at my chamber door – Only this, and nothing more.” And the silken ...

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May 30th – Special Memorial Day Show

Show Description: CDN Staff are compiling a tribute to America and the men and women in our armed services that defend her. Show Time: Monday May 30th 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain, 6pm Pacific To Listen to the show click this link:  Plain, Hard Truth Tribute to America and Our Troops To Call in to the show: (424) 220-1807 ...

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