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hava fundraiser rule changes

… But ones I guarantee you will like. 

Thanks to receipt of a shipment from the folks at Honored American Veterans Afield themselves, the following rules have been added to the “How to Earn a Ticket” section: 

6.  Anyone who donates at least $25 will receive a copy of either This is War: Memories of Iraq or Shepherds of Helmand, randomly chosen by me.  7.  Anyone who donates at least $50 will receive [...]

hava fundraiser and dark angel medical

One of the things that has seen a lot of use over in "The Sandbox" – Iraq and Afghanistan – and was imported back into the States by our service members is the concept of a "blow out kit", "individual trauma kit", or "improved first aid kit". In short, these kits – which are generally no larger than two AR-15 magazines side-by-side – are specifically designed and built to immediately address profusely bleeding wounds in [...]

james yeager is a coward

… and a disgrace to the great state of Tennessee, unfortunately.

No, the title of this post does not stem from James Yeager’s questionable behavior during his time in Iraq – I was not there, and I cannot comment on it – but rather his recent behavior here, in these United States.

To begin with, James Yeager is voluntarily on-record as saying he will "break your f—–g back" if you call him a [...]

a difference in cultures

Speaking of things that set us apart, how often do you see something like this from the anti-rights side of the fence?

The short story is that an Iraq/Afghanistan veteran went fishing one day, and his “trolling motor deployed at 50mph”, as the original poster wrote it, and since fishing is one of the things that helps him cope with his deployments, he decided to try to sell his basically brand-new Sig P226, even though [...]

talk about “awkward”

Among other things that are better discussed at other weblogs, the recent WikiLeaks… well… leak has exposed two interesting pieces of information.

First, there really were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq:

The WMD diehards will likely find some comfort in these newly-WikiLeaked documents. Skeptics will note that these relatively small WMD stockpiles were hardly the kind of grave danger that the Bush administration presented in the run-up to the war.

But the [...]



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