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Monthly Archives: August 2021

Sp5c. Sasser, Vietnam, under fire, ran across rice paddy to assist wounded

Charles Sasser CITATION For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. Sp5c. Sasser distinguished himself while assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion. He was serving as a medical aidman with Company A, 3d Battalion, on a …

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Military Phase of Evacuation Ends, as Does America’s Longest War

U.S. Marines assigned to the 24th @USMC Expeditionary Unit (MEU) prepare to board a C-17 Globemaster at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, en route to Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Military Phase of Evacuation Ends, as Does America’s Longest War AUG. 30, 2021 | BY JIM GARAMONE,  The last military …

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The last Soldier to leave Afghanistan

In awe of our Sky Dragon Soldiers. This was an incredibly tough, pressurized mission filled with multiple complexities, with active threats the entire time. Our troops displayed grit, discipline and empathy. Below is a picture of the last Soldier to leave Afghanistan. In awe of our Sky Dragon Soldiers.This was …

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Biden: Ending military mission was best way to protect lives of our troops: Some families of the Fallen aren’t buying it

I want to thank our commanders and the men and women serving under them for their execution of the dangerous retrograde from Afghanistan as scheduled – in the early morning hours of August 31, Kabul time – with no further loss of American lives. The past 17 days have seen …

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Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie”I’m here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan

“I’m here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan CENTCOM Commander Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie: “I’m here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan and the end of the military mission to evacuate American citizens, third-country nationals and vulnerable Afghans. The last C-17 lifted off from …

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ATF has gone too far with its proposed rule on stabilizing arm braces

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has submitted a response to the proposed rule change by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives regarding stabilizer braces on pistols arguing the “proposed rule will threaten millions of citizens with prison, harsh fines, forfeiture of firearms, …

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Canada’s Op AEGIS, Afghanistan Evacuation

Harjit SajjanLiberal Candidate for Vancouver South. Flag of Canada Minister of National Defence / Ministre de la Défense nationale. Former Police Officer & Soldier. He/Him/Il/Lui Official Twitter Minister of Defense Harjit Sajjan Minister of Defense former detective with the Vancouver Police Department for 11 years , a former Lieutenant Colonel …

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U.K. Captain, ANA Soldier Reunited during the Chaos of evacuation

An incredible story out of Kabul. Captain Kellett met Mohammed at Sandhurst where he was training with the Afghan National Army. They were reunited this week at Kabul Airport when Mohammed was supported out of Afghanistan as part of the UK Armed Forces evacuation programme. An incredible story out of …

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U.K. evacuation mission from Hamid Karzai Airport (HKIA) in Kabul winds down

13 August: Personnel are deploying to assist with the drawdown of British nationals in Afghanistan. The UK Armed Forces have now entered the final stages of the evacuation from Hamid Karzai Airport (HKIA) in Kabul. Op PITTING is the name for the military support to the evacuation of British Nationals …

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Australian SAS and Operation Anaconda Shah-i-Khot Valley, Afghanistan

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has confirmed all Australian troops have officially withdrawn from Afghanistan. “We’ve had 1,500 troops there recently, the number got down to 80 and we’ve now withdrawn from Afghanistan,” Mr Dutton told Sky News. Operation Anaconda, Shah-i-Khot Valley, Afghanistan, 2-10 March 2002.  A short excerpt covering the …

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