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HAJI MATIN BITES THE DUST

High-Ranking Taliaban Leader Killed in Kunar Province
By Harold Hutchison

A high-ranking Taliban leader was killed in Kunar province during a weekend that proved deadly for both sides in Operation Enduring Freedom. IED attacks killed six Americans, including a diplomat delivering books to a school.

Sgt. Bowe Robert Bergdahl Story

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Story - Needs your Help anyway you can.
WE NEED MEDIA ATTENTION, HELP AND SUPPORT FOR SGT. BOWE BERGDAHL

Tune in and Listen: The BOB CHARLES SHOW on web radio on KineticHiFi.com - will Air the Bowe Robert Bergdahl Story on 04/07 from 11 AM Est to 1 PM EST USA - Our Forgotten Soldier - Special Edition Show - guest Earl "LeeBird" Hayes talking about Missing American Soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, captured in Afghanistan and re-captured in Pakistan it is now 3/12 years later and our American Govt. and Military has abandoned Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl

MULLAH ZAKIR AKHUND TAKEN OUT!

Taliban Facilitator Bites the Dust!
By Harold Hutchison

ISAF confirmed that Mullah Zakir Akhund, a facilitator for the Taliban, was killed during an operation in Jowzjan Province. Akhund was involved in providing financial aid throughout multiple provinces, collecting taxes for the Taliban, and overseeing a network of Taliban tax collectors and coordinating financial matters. A second facilitator was detained in Jowzjan province.

TENSION MOUNTS ON KOREAN PENINSULA

America Deploys Missile Defenses
By Harold Hutchison

America has deployed a battery of Theater High-Altitude Air Defense missiles to Guam as tensions with North Korea continued to increase. The system is being deployed to counter threats from North Korean ballistic missiles like the Taepo-dong 2.

INSURGENT LEADERS CAPTURED

ISAF Also Nabs Flunkies During Operations
By Harold Hutchison

ISAF confirmed the capture of two insurgent leaders during operations in Afghanistan yesterday. This brings the total of insurgent leaders captured or killed since Friday to ten.

In Baghlan province, a leader with the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan was captured by ISAF. He had been involved in training new insurgent fighters, and in gathering intelligence. He also was involved in IED attacks.

MAINSTREAM MEDIA COVERING UP PURPLE HEART DENIALS?

ABC Ignores Its Own Story About Fort Hood Victims
By Harold Hutchison

ABC’s news programs on TV, including World News Tonight have not followed up on a story posted on the ABC News web site about the Pentagon’s denial of Purple Hearts to victims of the terrorist incident at Fort Hood. The medals have been denied because the attack has been categorized as “workplace violence” by the Obama Administration.

MUKHILS WHACKED!

ISAF Takes Out Taliban Leader!
By Harold Hutchison

ISAF confirmed that Mukhils, a Taliban leader in Helmand province, was killed during an operation. This is the second Taliban leader to be confirmed dead since Friday. Mukhils lead a Taliban cell that carried out attacks against ISAF and Afghan forces.

ISAF also confirmed that a Haqqani Network facilitator in Paktiya province. The unidentified facilitator was responsible for distributing weapons to insurgents, and had also been involved in placing IEDs used in attacks.

ABDULLAH WAKIL TAKEN OUT!

ISAF Confirms Taliban Leader Whacked
By Harold Hutchison

ISAF confirmed that Adbulah Wakil, a Taliban leader in Kandahar province, was killed during an operation. The operation also resulted in the death or capture of other insurgents. Wakil was the ranking Taliban official in the province’s Panjwa’i district.

ISAF also confirmed that six insurgent leaders were captured over the past three days. Three of the captures were described as “senior Taliban leaders” in ISAF releases. ISAF also confirmed that one insurgent leader had ties to both the Taliban and Haqqani network.

INSURGENTS WHACKED IN BALKH!

ISAF Hunts Insurgent Bigwigs
By Harold Hutchison

A joint operation involving Afghan and ISAF forces resulted in the deaths of what an ISAF release described as “numerous insurgents” in Balkh province. The ISAF/Afghan force was hunting the second-highest figure in Taliban leadership in the province’s Chimtal district.

TARGET: LOS ANGELES?

North Korean Strike Plans Also Include D.C., Austin, Hawaii
By Harold Hutchison

North Korean strike plans include Los Angeles, Hawaii, Washington D.C., and Austin, Texas, according to photographs that ran in the state-owned newspaper Rodong. The photographs were from what the North Korean propaganda sheet called an “emergency meeting” of North Korean officials.

The meeting came after B-2 bombers took part in joint exercises between American and South Korea forces. The B-2s flew about 12,000 miles from Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri and simulated nuclear strikes.

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IED CLEARANCE CONTINUES

ISAF RC-East Clears 13 More
By Harold Hutchison

Forces under ISAF’s Regional Command East disarmed another 13 IEDs on 27 March. This runs their total since last Friday to 30 devices disabled by EOD units.

ISAF units in the command also captured an insurgent in Paktika province. This runs their total of captured insurgents to 35 since Friday.

FIVE BRONZE STARS FOR EOD AIRMAN

EOD Specialist Has Disarmed 200 IEDs
By Harold Hutchison

An Air Force EOD specialist has joined an exclusive club – Air Force personnel who have received five awards of the Bronze Star. Tech. Sgt. Ronnie Brickey received the medal on 22 March.

The Bronze Star is a relatively rare award for the Air Force, since it cannot be awarded for actions involving aerial flight. Brickey is only the fifth Airman to receive the Bronze Star five times.

DOWN TO ONE

USS John C. Stennis Leaves Fifth Fleet
By Harold Hutchison

The United States is down to one carrier to not only support Operation Enduring Freedom and keep an eye on Iran. This is due to the departure of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) from the region.

The carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), which was slated to deploy, instead remains in Norfolk due to the sequester. The only carrier in the region is USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).

SADAT BITES THE DUST!

Taliban Leader Killed by ISAF
By Harold Hutchison

A Taliban leader in Helmand province was killed by ISAF during operations in Afghanistan yesterday. This ups the total of insurgent leaders killed or captured to five in the past three days.

Sadat was involved in carrying out attacks on ISAF and Afghan forces. He also provided weapons to insurgents and coordinated the use of improvised explosive devices.