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Monthly Archives: April 2021

Officer Cpl. Heacock murdered after responding to call for a fight

Governor Carney ordered both the U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of fallen Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook, who died in the line of duty. Governor Carney issued the following statement on the death of Corporal Keith Heacook: “Corporal Heacook lost his life after performing …

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Army’s New Beast: Mobile Short Range Air Defense (M-SHORAD) system

M-SHORAD system bolsters Army’s air defense capabilities By Jordan Allen, Army In continuing efforts to revitalize and update the U.S. Army’s Air and Missile Defense forces and systems, the 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (5-4 ADA), a subordinate unit under the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, …

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Democrats pushing to remove ‘reasonableness’ standard – which would end policing in America as we know it

Posted by: Pat Droney Democrats pushing to remove ‘reasonableness’ standard – which would end policing in America as we know it Posted by: Pat Droney The following contains editorial content written by a retired Chief of Police and current staff writer for Law Enforcement Today. — A 1989 Supreme Court case, Graham v. …

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OPERATION PHANTOM FURY/AL-FAJR: I Fought in the Fiercest Urban Combat the US had fought since the Battle of Hue, Vietnam in 1968 By Jonathan Cuney

OPERATION PHANTOM FURY/AL-FAJR From the OCT 2010 files of SOF I Fought in the Fiercest Urban Combat the US had fought since the Battle of Hue, Vietnam in 1968 By Jonathan Cuney As I sit back and reflect on my time at war, no combat experience sticks out more clearly …

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The Screaming Eagles, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) provides highly trained, disciplined and fit air assault forces and serves as the only Air Assault Division in the world; capable of dicsriminate, agile, and adaptive operations to engage the enemy forces ro … (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) The Screaming Eagles are one of the …

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Vietnam War Withdrawal: The Final Battles

SAIGON, Vietnam – The 1st Logistical Command 379th Transportation Company line up in a convoy to deliver food and ammo to the Soldiers on the frontlines, circa 1969. The trucks, known as the minesweepers ran ahead of the group, providing logistical s… (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) Withdrawal: The Final Battles U.S. …

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Cowboy: The Interpreter Who Became a Soldier, a Warlord, and One More Casualty of Our War in Vietnam

Cowboy was handsome, flamboyant, courageous, clever, and cruel. He got his nickname from the Green Berets who worked with him in the Highlands of South Vietnam in the 1960s. “You’ve got to take the bad with the good,” one Special Forces captain explained. “And Cowboy is a good interpreter.” But …

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17 SF KIAs — August 23, 1968: NVA THROUGH THE WIRE…FOB 4/CCN

NVA THROUGH THE WIRE…..By John “Tilt” Stryker Meyer, One Zero of Spike Team Idaho As the first flare ignited over the camp, Sergeant Patrick N “Pat” Watkins, Jr., made out an NVA soldier standing in the door of the BOQ. “He was wearing a breech-cloth and bandana,” recalls Watkins, and was …

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The AFGHAN Service Act, if passed ends war, pays $2,500 to all members of the military who have served in the Global War on Terrorism

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) reintroduced the American Forces Going Home After Noble (AFGHAN) Service Act to end America’s longest war and provide bonuses to those who have deployed in support of the Global War on Terrorism. This legislation also empowers America to redirect the savings from ending nation-building in …

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