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Saudi born ISIS Foreign Fighter Conspired with Terrorist Organization, Resulting in Death

ISIS Media Figure and Foreign Fighter Charged with Conspiring to Provide Material Support to a Terrorist Organization, Resulting in Death Defendant was Detained by the Syrian Democratic Forces and Transferred to FBI Custody As alleged in a criminal complaint unsealed today in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District …

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Texas Border is like a war zone: guardsmen are taking gunfire from the Mexican side of the southern border

UODATE 25 Oct. Texas National Guard soldiers are taking gunfire from the Mexican side of the southern border.Biden's open border policies are deadly dangerous.Texas is deploying more Guard troops to the border & we'll continue stepping up to protect our communities.— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) October 25, 2021 UPDATE: 1 …

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Security Issues Among ‘Afghan Refugees Often Less Than in Comparable U.S. Civilian Communities

Security Issues Among ‘Allies Welcome’ Population Often Less Than in Comparable U.S. Civilian Communities SEPT. 30, 2021 | BY C. TODD LOPEZ, DOD NEWS With as many as 53,000 Afghan civilians living across eight U.S. military installations, a certain amount of law enforcement issues are bound to arise — and such incidents …

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Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun: ‘Padre’ Finally Returns Home

Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun celebrates Mass while using the hood of his Jeep as an altar; his assistant, Patrick J. Schuler, kneels in prayer on Oct. 7, 1950, less than a month before Kapaun was taken prisoner. Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun: ‘Padre’ Finally Returns Home SEPT. 30, 2021 |BY AIR …

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Nate Boyer exhibited typical Special Forces resourcefulness when he decided at an advanced age to walk on and play college football for the Texas Longhorns. He also was unique in spending a summer while in college in Afghanistan wearing a Green Beret. Boyer and the NFL SOF: Is there a specific …

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Fix Bayonets: He led his platoon through heavy enemy fire

Badass Alert!  Maj. Edward F. Wright received the Silver Star for his heroism in Vietnam over 51 years ago. Silver Star Recipient (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Andy O. Martinez) On 21 August 1967, Lieutenant Wright led a 30 man reaction force against a well entrenched North Vietnamese force …

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Master Sgt. John Chapman in the Battle of Takur Ghar: Wounded, He Fought to the End, Saving Lives of Teammates

Air Force Academy adds Master Sgt. Chapman to Medal of Honor wall By Jennifer Spradlin, U.S. Air Force. Photos DOD During the initial insertion onto Afghanistan’s Takur Ghar mountaintop, the MH-47 “Chinook” helicopter carrying Chapman and the joint special operations reconnaissance team flew into an enemy ambush. Intense enemy small …

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Uncommon Valor: Slam VII: “Shot All to Hell”

Slam VII: “Shot All to Hell.” The action involves a company-sized reconnaissance team from FOB-2 Kontum which has already been on the ground for a week. Ordered in to search, locate, annihilate, and monitor enemy resistance, the members of SLAM VII have already suffered greatly. Eighteen American Green Berets and …

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America’s Submarine Force Silently Serves By Harold Hutchison From the December 2012 issue of SOF PATROLLING THE DEPTHS Perhaps the one arm of the Navy that gets the least amount of coverage in the War on Terror has been the submarine force. While these vessels compose a major portion of …

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