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The Greenland Ice Cap Rescue of B-17 “PN9E” 

By CAPT Donald M. Taub, USCG, Retired On November 5, 1942, a U.S. Army Air Force [USAAF] Douglas C-53 Skytrooper with five men aboard returning from Iceland, reported that it had made a forced landing on the Ice Cap on the SE coast of Greenland somewhere south of the radio …

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THE MARINE FROM MIAMI: The Hell Called IWO JIMA

VIDEO Capturing This Mountain Was Key During the Battle of Iwo Jima THE WARRIOR’S GRAPEVINE  Excerpt from VETERANs by Pete Mecca I heard it through the Warrior’s Grapevine that a veteran of Iwo Jima lived just north of Monticello, GA.  Scuttlebutt had it that he’d been on top of Mount Suribachi …

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MOH for three U.S. Soldiers, two who died so others could live, another saved his men and survived

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III honored Medal of Honor recipients Army Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn C. Cashe, Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher A. Celiz, and Army Master Sgt. Earl D. Plumlee at a Hall of Heroes induction ceremony at Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia. Photo …

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Brent Renaud, U.S. filmmaker and journalist, was killed in Irpin, Ukraine

American journalist Brent Renaud reportedly shot and killed at a checkpoint outside Kyiv This is an interview with his partner who was in the car with him. Jack Poseobiec American journalist Brent Renaud reportedly shot and killed at a checkpoint outside KyivThis is an interview with his partner who was …

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Sp5c. Sasser, Vietnam, under fire, ran across rice paddy to assist wounded

Medal of Honor recipient Clarence E. Sasser CITATION For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. Sp5c. Sasser distinguished himself while assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion. He was serving as a medical aidman with Company …

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A Leader is on the World Stage: the Infowar

The president of Ukraine Has not let up as he relentlessly mobilizes the world Leaders to his cause. It appears in his latest footage that he hasn’t rested much, and he is not allowing the world to rest until there’s a resolution. His ongoing urgent requests exemplified by just a …

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OPERATION WOLVES BLANKET WRAPS UP TWELVE IN CHILD PREDATOR STING

The listed individuals have been charged with second-and third-degree felonies. Potential prison sentences range from five to 15 years behind bars per charge if found guilty and up to 25 years based on some sentencing guidelines. An elaborate multi-agency investigation dubbed Operation Wolves Blanket has resulted in the arrest of …

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Sailors charged in leaked video of F-35C crash on USS Carl Vinson

Four senior enlisted sailors and a junior officer have been charged for their alleged role in releasing government video footage from USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) Vinson’s Pilot’s Landing Aid Television (PLAT), showing the ramp strike of an F-35C Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter in January, 2022, USNI News  The USS Stockdale steams in …

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Green Beret Lawrence N. Freedman, Quiet Professional, the first American killed in Somalia, 1992

Green Beret Lawrence N. Freedman 1992: Friends of the only American to be killed so far during the U.S. military relief mission to Somalia say the Fayetteville, North Carolina, man may have had covert responsibilities along with his civilian duties. Arlington Cemetery report 1992   Friends of former Green Beret …

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Pentagon Investigation on Abbey Gate attack that killed 13 Marines, Soldier, Sailor in the fall of Afghanistan

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., commander, U.S. Central Command, provide testimony at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on ending the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan, Rayburn House Office Building, …

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