Tag Archives: Afghanistan
The American military is the most powerful in the world. Indeed, we spend more on defense than the rest of the world combined. As one might expect, that amount of military spending translates into a lot of influence around the … Continue reading
Obama has thrown his arms open to the Taliban: ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — Calling for an “Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process,” President Obama expressed cautious optimism about the Taliban’s surprise agreement to negotiate directly with U.S. officials toward ending America’s longest … Continue reading
The Korans burned in Afghanistan were destroyed not out of malice, but out of concern. They were “mishandled” but not intentionally. Detainees had written in them, sending messages to one another. Writing in a Koran is itself considered blasphemous.
Not that anyone cares.
Riots ensued. This led to two Americans being killed soon after.
In reality only Joe Biden thinks that Joe Biden is something other than a village idiot. Biden has a long history of making ridiculous and stupid statements.
Now Joe Biden says that the Taliban is not our enemy:
Howdy, everyone. Sorry I haven’t kept in touch as often as I wanted to. With the holidays here, we’ve been VERY busy getting troops home for leave.
Recently, my team lost eight vehicles. The contract was ending and my unit decided not to renew it to save money. I’m all in favor of saving taxpayer money, but not at the expense of the mission. Frankly, I lost 2 more vehicles than I need to efficiently do my job. However, this vehicle situation is one I want to touch on.
If you haven’t had a chance, please go and read my post “SFC Zeke” first. Zeke is one of America’s Vet Dogs. Today, I had an opportunity to hang out with Zeke again. To say that these therapy dogs are … Continue reading
IEDs are not slowing down over here. But, thankfully, we’re finding more of them than we’re not. Rocket attacks appear to have picked up as well. According to USA Today, most of these munitions are being traced back to Pakistan. … Continue reading
I’ve been asked many times how we survive working virtually every day for a year straight. It’s a combination of numbness, lack of anything better to do, and these.
These are the tools of influential communication. In order to secure my rightful place as King of the Fobbits, I decided to get m’self a college edumacation during this deployment. Classes don’t start until around 2000, so it doesn’t affect … Continue reading
One of our First Sergeants did what many 1SGs didn’t do when Outback Steakhouse and Carraba’s was feeding troops on main FOBs. Unfortunately, many troops aren’t on the FOBs and are busy taking the fight to the enemy where they … Continue reading