URGENT!! PLEASE WATCH! THIS GOES UP FOR A VOTE TOMORROW! PLEASE HELP FREE OUR MARINE!
Please watch this 6 minute video and pass it on. We don’t have much time left. Andrew needs to get home, he suffers from PTSD and has been in Mexican custody since March 31. End his role as a political pawn.
Technology and manpower never guarantee a military victory by themselves. And neither can tactics and strategy — sometimes, it takes an extra measure of trickery and subterfuge to swing the tide on the battlefield.
A group of Quora users sought to answer the question “What are the most mind-blowing tricks used during any war?” The answers provide a fascinating insight into some of the minds responsible for the most ingenious successes in the history of war.
1. Operation Mincemeat
Raible, a pilot, was the commander officer of a Harrier squadron. He was a member of Marine Attack Squadron 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing headquartered at San Diego’s Miramar Marine Corps Air Station.
Atwell was assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing.
Prince Harry, the third in line to the British throne, is doing a tour of duty as a helicopter pilot and was stationed at Camp Bastion at the time of the attack, but was not hurt.
The insurgents caused more than $200 million worth of damage in the attack, which The Taliban claimed responsibility for.
Read more: Daily Mail
I’ll be posting the images of fallen American and allied Soldiers once a week, they will be tagged #blankcheckheroes. If there is anyone you’d like to honor, leave me a message and I’ll do my best to fulfill your request. Thank you.
At least 66,000 Syrian Kurds streamed into Turkey on Saturday, fleeing the latest advances of the Islamic State—the violent Sunni group that has declared a caliphate in parts of Syria and Iraq—as it moved further north in a bid to extend territorial control. The militants’ onslaught left as many as 40 towns and villages in northern Syria, including the border city of Ayn al-Arab, called Kobani in Kurdish, virtually empty, as thousands of men, women and children sought safety. Read more
This had to be done. She’s part of the allied coalition and has overcome major hurdles considering where she lives. I commend her and her hard work and determination to go beyond the limits set for women in that region. She’s making history and as a woman I can’t help but smile and say, ‘atta girl.’
US military veterans from the Truman National Security Project have written an open letter to Fox News complaining that offensive comments about a female United Arab Emirates pilot were “unwarranted” and “fundamentally opposed to what the military stands for. Read more
We don’t carry empty weapons. ever. ~10th SFG RPC #sixwordwar
The newly unearthed diaries of a colourful assassin for the wartime Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the forerunner of the CIA, reveal that American spy chiefs wanted Patton dead because he was threatening to expose allied collusion with the Russians that cost American lives.