SOF Newsletter - 7 October, 2010
Details of Medal of Honor Recipient's Heroism Revealed
With the presentation of the nation's highest award for valor in combat to Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller's family comes details of the heroic acts on 25 January, 2008.
Afghan Artillery School
See a video of Afghan soldiers receiving training on artillery from American advisors. This is one class that has a serious bang!
Liz Cheney vs. Holder DOJ!
As the first civilian trial of a Guantanamo Bay detainee is delayed due to a judge's ruling, KeepAmericaSafe.com's Liz Cheney is quoted in the Weekly Standard as describing the Obama-Holder approach to terrorism as "reckless and irresponsible."
Chavez Caught Backing ETA?
Spain has called on Venezuela to investigate whether two captured ETA terrorists received training in the Latin American country. However, Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez has dismissed the allegations which surround a senior agricultural official in Venezuela.
Another Shadow Governor Vacancy
Coalition forces took out a second Taliban shadow governor in as many days via an air strike. Over the last ten days, five senior Taliban leaders have been killed, and other other captured.
At NRO's The Corner, Jay Nordlinger recounts Harmad Karzai's comments during a "coffee" for journalists at Davos a couple of years ago. When asked about civilian casualties Karzai pointed out that the coalition forces made great efforts to avoid civilian casualties. Nordlinger concludes by saying "I’m not convinced that we Americans, or Afghanistan, can do better."
Marines Prepare for the Worst
Marines undergo their annual training in the use of their NBC protective gear - and it isn't a pleasant experience.