Entries Tagged as ‘Soldiers’

October 9, 2009

Mike Monsoor – An American Hero

Mike Monsoor, Navy Petty Officer Second Class, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Second Class
April 5th, 1981 ~ September 29th, 2006

Mike Monsoor was awarded “The Congressional Medal Of Honor” last week, for giving his life In Iraq as he jumped on  and covered with his body a live hand grenade that was accidentally dropped by a Navy Seal [...]

October 5, 2009

You Can’t Handle The Truth Obama

Politico is reporting:
According to sources close to the administration, Gen McChrystal shocked and angered presidential advisers with the bluntness of a speech given in London last week.
The next day he was summoned to an awkward 25-minute face-to-face meeting on board Air Force One on the tarmac in Copenhagen, where the president had arrived to tout [...]

October 4, 2009

Real World vs Obama World

I opened the Drudge Report this morning and just sat back……………………..Obama thinks this is a fairy tale – our soldiers think this is a war.

October 3, 2009

VA – Government Efficiency

Via KPBS:
Hundreds of veterans lined up outside the regional office of the Veterans Administration in San Diego today. They were there to pick up an advance on their GI Bill checks.
The VA is behind on processing about 30,000 applications for benefits under the new GI Bill. As a stop gap measure, the agency offered to [...]

September 30, 2009

Obama – Illegal Aliens, Yes – WWII Patriots, No

Compassion and doing the right thing only apply to this Administration when it fits their ‘agenda’.
Via McClatchy:
In a strongly worded message to Congress outlining its priorities for a military spending bill, the Obama administration today said it disapproved of including money for pensions for 26 elderly members of the World War II-era Alaska Territorial Guard.
The [...]

September 29, 2009

Flashback – Dear Mr. Obama

This video still gives me goose bumps. Remember our soldiers today – Obama isn’t.

August 27, 2009

Pentagon Is Profiling Reporters

Via Stars and Stripes:
Contrary to the insistence of Pentagon officials this week that they are not rating the work of reporters covering U.S. forces in Afghanistan, Stars and Stripes has obtained documents that prove that reporters’ coverage is being graded as “positive,” “neutral” or “negative.”
This is disturbing on so many levels. How can we trust [...]

August 9, 2009

He Gave Us His Life And More – Corporal Ben Kopp

While we are all debating healthcare, cap and trade and approval ratings – Let’s not forget the real wars still going on and our soldiers that need our support.
And our Heros that gave us their all.
Via Kare 11 News:
Corporal Ben Kopp, 21, died July 18th after being wounded in battle in Afghanistan.
In and of itself [...]

July 29, 2009

Paul Curtman – An American Hero

I haven’t heard anyone say it better.
“We have something in common. We both at one time took an oath to defend the Constitution. Her oath took her to Washington. My oath took me overseas with a rifle.”

It such a shame that our soldiers are put in a position [...]

July 23, 2009

Veterans Today. Everybody Else Tomorrow?

An Interesting article by New Majority. I’m not sure if I’m more afraid that they won’t find the cost savings they ‘claim’ or that this is how they will save us money???
The VA saves money by using older drugs rather than the newest available.
Have you called your Congress today?

July 22, 2009

THIS Is What The Government Healthcare Does For Our Veterans

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Veterans’ Administration physician accused of botching cancer treatment
The expert assigned by the Veterans Administration to “touch up” the treatment of veterans given the wrong doses of radiation for prostate cancer in Philadelphia was accused in federal lawsuits of botching the radiation treatments for three of his patients.
Court records show Kent Wallner, [...]

July 20, 2009

THIS Is How We Take Care Of Our Soldiers

According to CBS 11 / TXA 21;
Last week, 20-year-old Colton Read, who grew up in Arlington and who’s now in the U. S. Air Force, went to have laparoscopic surgery to remove his gall-bladder at David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base near Sacramento.
She says his Air Force general surgeon mistakenly cut her [...]

July 19, 2009

Pfc. Bowe (pronounced BOW) R. Bergdahl – UPDATE

UPDATE
I am seeing comments/opinions all over the news/web about Bowe chocked full of innuendos and flat out accusations that somehow Bowe is involved with or agrees with the monsters that are holding him CAPTIVE. I sat through the entire video and did have moments where I thought – why would Bowe say that? However these [...]

July 2, 2009

Pray for our Soldiers

US: American soldier captured in Afghanistan