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Page Nine No. 72 - Ammo Shortage Ending

PAGE NINE -- No. 72 by Alan Korwin, Author STARTERS: BILL OF RIGHTS DAY FAST APPROACHING Dec. 15 this year is a Tuesday, mark your calendars now.

USS McCampbell Hosts 9/11 Survivor

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) welcomed retired New York City Fire Department Capt. Alfredo Fuentes, a survivor of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center for a luncheon and tour of the ship Sept. 10. Fuentes's visit to McCampbell was part of his visit to Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka where he served as guest of honor and keynote speaker at the base's annual 9/11 memorial event. The tour began with McCampbell's Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Charles Johnson formally welcoming Fuentes aboard the ship.

A day of somber reflection

A day of somber reflection 

Take a moment and remember “that day” 

Feds investigating NOPD four years after Katrina

Feds investigate NOPD four years after post-Katrina gun grab
 

Yet Another Anti-gun Obama Nominee

Just when you thought the news about the Obama administration couldn't get any worse, gun owners find themselves needing to rally the troops once again. This time it's the proposed "Regulatory Czar" who will be coming to a vote this week in the U.S.

AIR COMMANDO SAVES LIVES IN AFGHANISTAN

On 10 March, 2009, Staff Sgt. Zachary Rhyner received the Air Force Cross in a Pentagon ceremony, becoming the third Airman to receive this award in the Global War on Terror – and the first living recipient. His story is told below in this Air Force News Service article from 24 December, 2008.

 

COMBAT LIFESAVERS ARE A NECESSITY

The figures in this article are as of 3March, 2009. – Ed.

 

807 TROOPS COULD HAVE BEEN SAVED

QUICK THINKING, TEAMWORK, HELP NAVIGATE TANKER CREW OUT OF TROUBLE

“THIS IS SHELL 73, EMERGENCY!”

“Any aircraft, any station, this is Shell 73. Emergency. We’ve lost complete navigational capability. Request assistance.”