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Kicking butt in AFG but you wouldnt know it

Afghan, Coalition Troops Find Insurgent Weapons Factory

Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2010 - An Afghan and coalition force conducting a dismounted patrol today discovered an insurgent weapons factory in Sangin district, Helmand province, military officials reported.

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Cyberspace is the New Domain of Warfare

By Cheryl Pellerin
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2010 – With the creation of the U.S. Cyber Command in May and last week’s cybersecurity agreement between the departments of Defense and Homeland Security, DOD is ready to add cyberspace to sea, land, air and space as the latest domain of warfare, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said.

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THIS is the key to a victory in AFG

Wud

Marine mentor team, advisers conduct partnered training with Musa Qal’eh Afghan National Police 

10/9/2010  By Lance Cpl. Joshua Hines  , Regimental Combat Team 2 

 
Musa Qal'eh, Afghanistan  — Afghan National Police received tactical training supported by Marines and sailors with the Police Mentor Team, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 2, alongside contracted police advisers during a training session aboard an ANP compound in Musa Qal’eh, Oct. 7.

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Federal Judge Orders Halt to 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Enforcement

SAN DIEGO -- A federal judge ordered the military Tuesday to immediately stop enforcing its ban on openly gay troops, bringing the 17-year "don't ask, don't tell" policy closer than it has ever been to being abolished.

Justice Department attorneys have 60 days to appeal the injunction but did not say what their next step would be.

President Barack Obama has backed a Democratic effort in Congress to repeal the law, rather than in an executive order or in court.

But U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips' injunction leaves the administration with a choice: Continue defending a law it opposes with an appeal, or do nothing, let the policy be overturned, and add an explosive issue to a midterm election with Republicans poised to make major gains.

Department of Justice and Pentagon officials were reviewing the judge's decision and said they had no immediate comment.


Senate Report: One Forth Of Military Votes Uncounted in 2008 (98,000 servicemembers screwed out of their vote)

(this is an article from May 2009-did you hear about this?)
A Senate report, sited by the Associated Press today, seem to indicate that at least one quarter of all military ballots in the 2008 election went uncounted. by
 Raymond Bochman

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