Location, Location, Location


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French children watch the landing of American troops from landing craft, unidentified location.  Normandy, 1944. I can’t say much more than ‘Wow’ right now. 

The above link is the official site of Normandy’s 70th anniversary. This image can be found there.

Entertaining the Troops


Dressed in a U.S. Army Air Force uniform, Dietrich waits to entertain American troops in France on June 10, 1944, four days after the Normandy invasion.

 

Image of the Day: 8 October 2014


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I searched everywhere so I could find this veterans name and history to no avail. His picture is everywhere for past Veteran’s Day. If anyone has any information on this picture, I’d love to know more. Enjoy your evening.

Air Support Supporters


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Originally shared by: CORE Survival

Cpl. Uriah C. Patterson, from Fredericksburg, Virginia, steps out from the cockpit of an F/A-18 Hornet Oct. 1 during Forager Fury III. Aircraft maintenance Marines provide a major supporting role during FF III by inspecting, repairing and refueling aircraft. FF III is an overarching Marine Corps led exercise involving 1,300 personnel from Sept. 24 through Oct. 6 that emphasizes tactical aviation a…nd aviation ground support on a unit level while training within the Marianas Island range complex. Patterson is a fixed wing aircraft airframe mechanic with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Ngiraswei/ Released).

 

U.S. House of Representatives initiates Clinton impeachment inquiry: 1998


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English: Official White House photo of President Bill Clinton, President of the United States.  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Impeachment. There’s an idea…

On this day in 1998, the U.S. House of Representatives votes to proceed toward impeaching President Bill Clinton on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice. By December 1998, the Republican-led House had gathered enough information from an investigation committee to vote in favor of impeachment, which in turn sent the case to the Senate. Read more

US Launches Tomahawk Missiles On ISIS


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Published on Sep 23, 2014

US Navy warships USS Philippine Sea and USS Arleigh Burke launch tomahawk missile sorties on ISIS targets in Syria.

USS Philippine Sea is a Flight II Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser and USS Arleigh Burke is the lead ship of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers.

Original Source: https://www.youtube.com/user/usnavy

Perfect Practice Makes Perfect


 

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Standing By

Marine Infantry Officer Course (IOC) students await a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter fast rope drill on the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Auxiliary Landing Field 2, Wednesday, August 18, 2014. The fast rope training instilled in these Marines the skills necessary to complete IOC’s final exercise, Talon Reach IV.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Marchetti

The look on their faces..?