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Archive for January 2010

Wednesday Hero: Spc. Brandon Steffy

January 27, 2010

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Pet Specialist Brandon K. Steffy 23 years old from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan 178th Military Police Detachment, 89th Military Police Brigade, III Corps October 29, 2009 He came into to this world a rather large baby, so big the doctor thought that he’d just walk home with his mother. […]

Wednesday Hero: Stephen Cochran

January 20, 2010

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Toni Stephen Cochran 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Stephen Cochran had it all in front of him. Collage, a fiancée and an offer for a professional recording contract. But life had other plans for him. The day was September 11, 2001. “It was just so […]

Wednesday Hero: Culinary Specialist 1st Class Tremayne Brown

January 13, 2010

Culinary Specialist 1st Class Tremayne Brown Culinary Specialist 1st Class Tremayne Brown, from Tulsa, Okla., receives stores for the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56). John S. McCain is one of seven ships assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and is permanently forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan. Photo By Mass Communication Specialist […]

Wednesday Hero: Cpl. Carlos E. Gil Orozco

January 6, 2010

Cpl. Carlos E. Gil Orozco 23 years old from San Jose, California 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force September 10, 2007 Carlos Gil Orozco wasn’t a great student, but one goal pushed him to hit the books: becoming a Marine. “He was kind of a troublemaker, you know, he […]

“Lawfare” Keeps Israeli Officials Home

January 5, 2010

Using the usual tactics of fear and intimidation, Palestinians stop Israeli officials from travelling.  It matters not that the so-called government of the Palestinians is run by groups who are perpetrating violence against a sovereign nation and innocent civilians.  The fact that Palestinians have died makes Israel guilty of “evil.” When will the Palestinians hold […]

Bias? In The Media? Really?

January 4, 2010

Obama never left Washington? How gentle and consoling of the Fourth Estate. So…how come the media never wrote like this about Bush…or other Republicans, for that matter? Couldn’t be anything like an inherent left wing bias in the media…or a hidden agenda…could it?