REPORT: 2.6 Million Americans Traveled To Iraq, Afghanistan To Fight Guerilla Wars


NEW YORK — Nearly three million Americans joined jihadist conflicts in the Middle East over the past decade, according to a massive joint investigation conducted by The Huffington Post, Salon and The New York Times. Read more

Throwback Thursday: “say cheese”

War Photographer


Vietnam 1963, War Photographer





1,000 Yard Stare: The eyes of War

The eyes of War, WWI


It’s the proverbial “thousand-yard stare” that was associated with shell shock in WWI. Today we know it as the beast of PTSD. 


THIS is what war looks like


“Wars damage the civilian society as much as they damage the enemy. Soldiers never get over it.” 
― Paul Fussell



1000 yard stare

"Shell-shock" Vietnam Soldier

Sgt. Tim Martin, an infantryman with Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, shows evidence of the long journey after returning from Operation Buffalo Thunder II at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan. During the eight-day mission, Afghan and American forces cleared more than 120 kilometers of rugged terrain and escorted approximately 60 truckloads of humanitarian aid for distribution to the people of Shorabak.

A battle fatigued United States Marine in WWII with the "thousand yard stare."




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Remember everyone deployed

 Friday is upon us, show your support and Remember Everyone Deployed by  wearing  RED–till they all come home.

English: RED (Remember Everyone Deployed) Ribb...


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The Great San Francisco Earthquake: 1906

At 5:13 a.m., an earthquake estimated at close to 8.0 on the Richter scale strikes San Francisco, California, killing hundreds of people as it topples numerous buildings. The quake was caused by a slip of the San Andreas Fault over a segment about 275 miles long, and shock waves could be felt from southern Oregon down to Los Angeles. Read more