Brilliant!!!! Low-Flying Military Planes Cause NYC Panic F-16s Escort A 747 From Air Force One Fleet Near Statue Of Liberty; Defense Dept. Says It Was Just Photo Op http://wcbstv.com/breakingnewsalerts/military.jets.nyc.2.995375.html
Army 'Double Laser' Could Take Out Bombs, Trucks The riskiest part of bomb disposal may soon be a thing of the past, if the U.S. Army has its way. According to a report from Wired magazine, the Army's working on a laser within a laser, as it were, that could blow up roadside bombs and explosive-laden vehicles from a distance.
U.S. Marines with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment conduct a local security patrol in the abandoned village of Now Zad, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 12, 2009. The Marines are conducting security patrols in their area of operation to prevent enemy freedom of movement in order to bring peace and stability to the area. The 3rd Battalion is the ground combat element of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - Afghanistan. DoD photo by Cpl. Pete Thibodeau, U.S. Marine Corps. (Released)
A U.S. Army soldier takes a moment to use an Iraqi child's tape measure to see how tall he is during a joint cordon and knock mission with Iraqi Security Forces in the village of Abu Atham, Iraq, on April 18, 2009. The soldier is assigned to Charlie Troop, 2nd Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad. DoD photo by Sgt. Jacob H. Smith, U.S. Army. (Released)
Congratulations to Alex!
Congratulations also to the Winning Ladies of the Armed Services.
Here are the winners for Miss Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force:
Miss Army: Michelle
Miss Navy: Cori
Miss Marines: Maggie
Miss Air Force: Heather
Meet them all here: http://rhinoden.rangerup.com/ranger-up-girls-contest/
Many people that contact me ask, how they can help or support their warriors. I steer them towards www.anysoldier.com to send support to warriors deployed but now in conjunction with the 2009 “Gathering of the Guard” you can now help represent those who have fallen. Don’t ever forget those who have fallen, never!
Check it out here: http://anysoldier.com/News.cfm#HealingField
Sorry gang. Been down in North Carolina greeting some friends back home..... They are all heros!!
CAMP SCHWAB, OKINAWA, Japan — The day started like any other day in Eastern Afghanistan, moderate temperature, sunny; hardly a cloud in the sky.
Fake pirates with eye patches, peg legs, and hooks for hands in the movies = cool.
Real pirates attacking ships in international waters = not cool.
Real pirates attacking American ships and taking American hostages = dumb.
Real pirates thinking that being towed by a U.S. Naval Ship and threatening to shoot an American Citizen with Navy SEALs a mere 25 meters away is a safe proposition = hilariously dumb.
Get yours HERE:http://www.rangerup.com/navysealpirate.html
WASHINGTON (March 29, 2009) – President Barack Obama said Sunday his new strategy for what he calls “America’s war” is intended to zero in on the heart of the matter at hand in Afghanistan and Pakistan.