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Weekend Safety Brief - 4/7

                               Alright, horseshoe up - you know the drill. Meach - take a knee. I want you to pay attention. This week has been a doozy. Lots going on. What is on my mind right now is that after 15 [...]

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U.S. strikes Syrian military airfield in first direct assault on Bashar al-Assad’s government

                                              BREAKING NEWS: The U.S. military launched approximately 50 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield late on Thursday, in the first direct American assault on the government of President Bashar al-Assad since that country’s civil war began six years ago. This strike was authorized by the Trump administration [...]

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The Expert Action Badge - Perspective from an Artilleryman

November 11, 1943.Why is this date important? It is the inception date of the Expert Infantryman Badge. It was first awarded on March 29, 1944.As a career Artilleryman, I applaud those who go out and EARN this prestigious badge. Is it something I strive for? Absolutely not. I picked my path wisely. While some may [...]

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At least 100 dead in suspected chemical attack in Syria, hospital reportedly hit

Reports from a medical relief group in Syria's northern Idlib province state that a suspected chemical attack in a rebel-held Syrian town killed 100 people and injured 400 others. Further reports state that some medics treating the wounded were later struck by rubble when an aircraft reportedly bombed a civilian hospital.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for [...]

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SS Mayaguez -- May 15th, 1975 - Hostage Rescue In Cambodia Gone Wrong

On May 15th, 1975, these brave and heroic men became the last servicemen to die in Southeast Asia, when their helicopter was shot down. They gave their lives to rescue fellow Americans who became hostages of the terrorist group Khmer Rouge. They are as followed: Air Force 2nd Lt. Richard Vandegeer of Cleveland, Ohio. Navy [...]

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Possible Terror Attack in St. Petersburg, Russia: At least 11 dead in the blast

At 2:40 p.m. local time (7:40 a.m. ET) April 3rd, 2017, a bomb exploded on a subway train traveling between two stations in St. Petersburg, Russia, according to the country’s health minister. At least 11 people have been confirmed dead in the explosion and at least 45 other were hospitalized. The explosion took place in [...]

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Surviving an enemy attack in garrison

The following events are based on a true story. Those who have endured the life of Staff Duty NCOIC can potentially understand.... Enjoy....The day began much like many others do while serving in the Army...waking up at 0400 to do personal hygiene, grab that cup of hot black coffee and all your essentials for the [...]

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Boots on the Ground, But What’s the US’s Plan in Syria?

(photo:  wikipedia)During the course of the Obama Administration, American military involvement in the Syrian Civil War was limited to the use of airstrikes, special forces raids, and special forces advising. In the last few months, however, the US has escalated military operations to include the use of mainstream units of the Marine Corps and Army to bolster primarily Kurdish Syrian Democratic [...]

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Beretta APX Review

Departing from the long tradition of the single action/double action metal frame pistols with the open slide that has been synonymous with the name Beretta did not start with the APX – the PX4 series pistols have that honor. Nonetheless this pistol is something very new and very different for Beretta and is a direct [...]

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