They didn't have to go to Afhanistan, but they did.
These medical aid workers were educated, bright and talented and they gave up potential lucrative careers to go to Afghanistan and help the needy.
This week they were all slaughtered by the Taliban.
READ MORE HERE AND LOOK AT PICTURES:
Aid Workers Killed in Afghan Massacre Gave Years of Service
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 8:49 PM
If you are interested in knowing what members of the Republican and Democratic parties served in the military as well as what members of the media served in the military, go to this site and scroll all the way from the top to the bottom:
It will blow your mind at the excuses some of these prominent people used to avoid military service.
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 6:02 PM
US military says American soldier dies in Iraq
The Associated Press
Published: Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 8:27 a.m. Last Modified: Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 8:27 a.m.
BAGHDAD - The U.S. military says an American soldier has been killed south of Baghdad.
A Defense Department statement released Sunday says the soldier died a day earlier in Babil province.
It was not immediately clear whether the soldier died in a combat operation. The statement gave no additional details about the incident, saying only that it is under investigation.
The name of the deceased soldier was being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The death raises to at least 4,414 the number of U.S. military personnel who have died in Iraq since the war began in March 2003.
That's according to an Associated Press count
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 4:30 PM
Gordon Goldstein is not just some talking head on TV.
He is an authority on Afghanistan, and according to him the Afghanistan war policy of President Obama is a mission failure.
READ MORE HERE FROM NEW YORK TIMES
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 4:00 PM
This ABC News report by Diane Sawyer chronicles what has happened to a young Afghan woman whose nose was cut off by her Taliban husband.
SOME OF THE FOOTAGE MAY BE SHOCKING.
Sawyer reports on how the woman has come to the United State for medical help.
TURN UP YOUR VOLUME
WATCH VIDEO HERE:
CLICK ON LINK ABOVE TO VIEW VIDEO
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 3:01 PM
The people at FOX NEWS like to boast about how "the surge" brought peace and tranquility to Iraq, but just the opposite is happening.
Bombs are going off all over Iraq and the shakey calm before the real storm is already happening.
Don't believe me?
Read this report from IRAQ TODAY:
Go though all the security incidents that have taken place in Iraq in the past week and then write FOX NEWS and tell them to try some factual reporting for a change.
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 3:19 AM