23 U.S. Veterans Are About To Take The ISIS Problem Into Their Own Hands In An Epic Way

Artillery, US Army

 U.S. Army Iraq war vet plans to take a team of veterans back to the Middle East to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS
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The US just declassified this Al Qaeda job application form

Members of al Qaeda's Nusra Front carry their weapons as they walk near al-Zahra village, north of Aleppo city, November 25, 2014.

Al Qaeda asked its aspiring recruits to fill out an application in order to join, according to documentsthe US government seized at Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan and released on May 20th.

The application asks for basic information (name, age, education level, criminal history), but includes more terrorism-specific queries, like “Do you wish to execute a suicide operation?” and “Who should we contact in case you became a martyr?”

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Reflections of Memorial Day

“In Prosperity Our Friends Know Us. In Adversity We Know Our friends.”
Colin Powell

He's not heavy, he's my brother.

We’re coming up on the holiday that grabs hold of the hearts of our veterans. It’s a struggle for many of them as they search for answers as to why their lives were spared but many of their brothers and sisters in arms lives were not. The guilt they feel is real, and imaginably overwhelming at times.

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Day is done. Gone the sun


If any of you have ever been to a military funeral in which taps was played; this story brings  a new meaning of it. Read more

Image of the Day: 21 May 2015


New York City, World Trade Center, North & South towers with the Statue of Liberty in the foreground.

Americans. We were born of Revolution, we know what it means to fight and protect what many throughout our young history have tried to silence, & destroy. Her citizens  Divide & conquer.
We need two put our political views aside and regain our Constitution. If not, our political opinions and the right to express them– won’t amount to a hill of beans.
The freedoms we wake up to every morning has been paid in blood,  sweat, and tears of America’s finest and their families. We seem to overlook the fact that we, (each of us) are responsible for safeguarding them by being informed voters reminding ourselves that this is OUR country. We the People have power, as long as we stand together shoulder to shoulder, not as members of political parties  but as Americans.