Category Archives: Support the Troops

26 Jan

The Less than One Percenters

For a country that’s been engaged in two major theaters of war for around the last 13 years, much of the service and sacrifice has been made by the true 1%’ers. A 2013 Pew Research article reports that only a … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Military Families, movie review, PTSD, Support the Troops | 51 Comments | 588 views
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19 Jan

Why Does “American Sniper” Divide Us into “Left” and “Right”?

Whatever the truth about Chris Kyle (and I suspect, like most, the real Chris Kyle was a complex person; and lived tall tales while fabricating others), he is an American hero. My understanding of the film is that it’s not … Continue reading

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Anti-Americanism, Anti-military, Entertainment, Hollywood Limousine & Learjet Liberals, PTSD, Support the Troops, True Heroes | 189 Comments | 1,274 views
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12 Jan

“Leave no fallen comrade behind”….except Afghan Terps?

The price of aiding and abetting the U.S.? One of the most often repeated phrases in our military culture is “Leave No Fallen Comrade Behind.” Many service members relied so heavily on their Afghan and Iraqi translators that some were … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Military, Support the Troops, War On Terror | 9 Comments | 340 views
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11 Nov

Tuesday Veterans Day Funnies

David Masciotra of Salon wrote a little rant, lecturing Americans to feel ingratitude toward those who serve, just in time for Veterans Day, entitled: You don’t protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracy “Childish”?! … Continue reading

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Freedom, Holidays, Military, Support the Troops, True Heroes | 3 Comments | 409 views
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5 Oct

Ceremonial First Pitch by Retired Sgt. 1st Class Brian Keaton

Hope the uploader corrects the title in the video. WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army veteran wounded in Iraq made a unique ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the NL Division Series, crawling toward the mound and then lobbing the … Continue reading

Posted in Sports, Support the Troops | 2 Comments | 1,430 views
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21 May

“Accountability”…Obama Appoints Shinseki To Investigate Himself Over VA Scandal

Sick Veterans left to die on secret wait lists and all Obama wants to do is wait and see? They have known about these problems for many years. And many studies and reports have already been done about the problem…so … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Baracks Broken Promises, Health Care, Media, Military, Politics, Support the Troops | 43 Comments | 390 views
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14 Feb

Happy Valentine’s Day, FA-Lovers!

Hat tip: Semper Fi Fund: Happy Valentines Day to those who preserve our freedom!

Posted in 2nd Amendment, Daily Distraction, Freedom, Holidays, Military, Photo of the Day, Support the Troops | 11 Comments | 153 views
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11 Nov

Some Thoughts on Veteran’s Day (Reader Post)

Veterans should hold a place in our society that is special. I know that they hold a place in my heart. My father served in WWII with the Marines in the first invasion of Okinawa. He was 150 miles from … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Military, Support the Troops | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments | 198 views
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11 Nov

Veterans Day

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Freedom, Holidays, Military, Military Families, Support the Troops | 1 Comment | 92 views
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8 Oct

Families of Fallen Rangers Need Our Help

BlackFive:

Several Rangers have Fallen in combat during the shutdown. The Rangers’ families need your help. One such family is the Pattersons.

Due to the government shutdown and the denial of death benefits, PFC Cody Patterson’s family is under severe financial distress. The 75th Ranger Regiment is currently attempting to collect donations through the Ranger Assistance Fund.

Contributions can be made at the RAFs website at http://www.75thraf.org/ by clicking the “Donate Here” button.

Checks can be sent to:

The Ranger Assistance Fund
2733 Summerfield Pl.
Phenix City, AL 36867
– See more at: http://www.blackfive.net/main/2013/10/no-death-gratuity-benefits-for-families-of-fallen-rangers-help-now.html#sthash.921T1JtJ.dpuf

More about Cody Patterson from the 3-75th:

Posted in Congress, Military Families, Obituaries, Support the Troops | 48 Comments | 590 views
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