This is interesting how we aproach the election time of the year and continue to send warriors back to a place where some said the war had ended. Notice no news agencies are reporting about it. Time for a C-Gar
The United States will send about 600 more American to Iraq to prepare local forces for the upcoming battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters. Read more here
This is a great story that proves heroes walk among us and many have no clue. There are several heroes from all wars like this hero and unfortunately, today, we are too busy to learn about them. Time for a C-Gar
Perhaps it was the way he carried himself in an unassuming and humble manner, but day after day hundreds of Air Force Academy cadets would pass this janitor in the hall oblivious to the greatness that was among them. Read more here
This, like many events that happen during war, never get heard outside of those that were there. Sometimes, they are best unheard, many should be heard, especially by the younger generation of today. Many, keep their stories close, its not that they shouldn't be told but many wouldn't understand, even if we told you every detail. If you get the opportunity, just listen. Time for a C-Gar
Over the course of an eight-hour battle, this Force Reconnaissance Marine shot and killed 18 Taliban fighters.
On Aug. 8, 2008, in Farah province, Afghanistan, Cpl. Franklin Simmons was part of a small Marine force tasked with clearing the city of Shewan of Taliban fighters.
"Legends and heroes do NOT wear shoulder pads. They wear body armor and carry rifles"
How quick people forget or take for granted how well we have it in America. I laugh when people flip the freak out over professional players yet, simply glance at your servicemembers. It’s those servicemembers that go forward to protect the right of freedom of speech. Yet, our society focuses on a bunch of overpaid athletes that could not do what they are doing in any other country. I laugh when these premadonnas say things like:
"I feel like a lot of times people want us to just shut up and entertain them, shut up and play football.- Brandon Marshall (Denver Broncos)
Yes, Marshall, shut your trap and try making a damn play because that’s what your paid to do, play football because we don’t care about your opinion about anything else.
The players that take a knee are known by the company they keep (i.e. Kappernack) who like to wear socks that show cops a pigs. You are a part of the problem kneeling NFL players. Time for a C-Gar
Col Jeffrey A Powers letter.....
I missed the ’90-’91 season because I was with a battalion of Marines in Desert Storm. 14 of my wonderful Marines returned home with the American Flag draped across their lifeless bodies. My last conversation with one of them, Sgt Garrett Mongrella, was about how our Giants were going to the Super Bowl. He never got to see it.
Many friends, Marines, and Special Forces Soldiers who worked with or for me through the years returned home with the American Flag draped over their coffins. Read more here