Wednesday, June 29, 2011

AIR STRIKE KILLS TALIBAN IN AFGHANISTAN

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DRAMATIC VIDEO SHOWS US MARINES FIGHTING TALIBAN

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BATTLEFIELD FOOTAGE OF THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

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MILITARY TIMES REPORTS ON CUTS IN PAY FOR DANGEOUS DUTY.

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http://www.militarytimes.com/multimedia/video/?bcrefid=808163493#/Most+Recent/Military+Times%3A+SitRep+Online+for+June+27%2C+2011/57707019001/57238597001/1027444302001

NAMES OF 2 MARINES FROM CAMP LEJEUNE KILLED IN COMBAT IN AFGHANISTAN RELEASED.

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2 Lejeune Marines killed in Helmand fighting - Marine Corps News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Marine Corps Times

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

FIERCE FIREFIGHT CAUGHT ON VIDEO IN AFGHANISTAN

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US CASUALTIES ON RISE IN AFGHANISTAN: RAW VIDEO

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82ND AIRBORNE BATTLE TALIBAN AND HORRIBLE WEATHER

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Sunday, June 26, 2011

WARNING; VIOLENT COMBAT FOOTAGE WITH GRAPHIC LANGUAGE

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INCREDIBLE FOOTAGE OF C-130 GUNSHIP AND APACHE HELICOPTERS TAKING OUT TALIBAN

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LIVING HELL--GRUEOME VIDEO FROM WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

WARNING: This is gruesome footage from the war in Afghanistan.

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http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/campaigns/our_boys/3038479/Shock-footage-from-the-front-line-in-Afghanistan.html

Saturday, June 25, 2011

RAW VIDEO: MARINES POUND TALIBAN COMPOUND

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Friday, June 24, 2011

HOW TO WRITE TO OUR TROOPS OVERSEAS

Many people have been asking me how to write to our troops overseas. Here is a website you can use to write to our troops.

http://www.dosomething.org/actnow/actionguide/join-or-organize-a-letter-writing-team-send-letters-our-troops

GREAT COMBAT VIDEO OF AFGHANISTAN WAR

Delta Company 4th CEB 1st Platoon 4th squad assigned to 3/1 Weapons company 81s platoon and CAAT in Afghanistan. There were many good times and bad times but in the end it was all worth it.

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Angelina Jolie Afghanistan Appeal 2011

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie on Wednesday called for greater focus to be put on the reintegration of former Afghan refugees as she wrapped up her second visit to the western Asian nation.

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

PT. 2. US MARINES TAKEOVER SANGIN FROM BRITISH IN THIS VIOLENT VIDEO

This is part two of how the US Marines have taken over the dangerous and violent area of Sangin in Afghanistan from the British.

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MOST DANGEROUS PART OF AFGHANISTAN: US MARINES TAKEOVER FROM BRITSH

US MARINES have taken over the most dangerous part of Afghanistan, Sangin, from the British who have pulled out of Afghanistan. Video shows what the US Marines are dealing with in this violent area.

Iraq bomb attacks kills U.S. contractor, 33 people in market

Iraq violence spreads. Read the latest on how 33 have been killed in Baghdad including a US contractor

Iraq bomb attacks kills U.S. contractor, 33 people in market

FIRE FIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN

President Obama indicated this type of violent fighting will go on at least another six months in Afghanistan and if the military brass have anything to say about it a lot longer.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

STARVING AFGHANISTAN FAMILY DISPLACED BY US AIR STRIKE

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AFGHANISTAN CIVILIAN CASUALTIES

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THE COST OF THE AFGHANISTAN WAR AND WHY WE SHOULD GET OUT ASAP

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Monday, June 20, 2011

KILLING TALIBAN DURING FIREFIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN

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VIDEO VIOLENT FIREFIGHT AFGHANISTAN

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FIREFIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN THREE DAYS AGO

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UP IN SMOKE: MARINE AIRCRAFT BOMB POPPY FIELDS

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VIOLENT FIREFIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN

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FRONT LINE FOOTAGE OF US MARINES IN AFGHANISTAN 2010

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Sunday, June 19, 2011

AFGHANISTAN: MARINES CAUGHT IN AMBUSH

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FACE OF TEENAGE TALIBAN SUICIDE BOMBER

Video shows the face of a teenage Taliban suicide bomber just before he kills himself.

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NEW VIDEO; CRITICAL REPORT ON USE OF DRONE ATTACKS

Drone attacks have been under fire recently because the kill so many civilians in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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8 MORE TROOPS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN

The death toll keeps mounting in Afghanistan. Eight more soldiers were killed Sunday in "The Forgotten War."

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43454425/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/

Saturday, June 18, 2011

NEW VIDEO: MARINES IN AFGHANISTAN

New video showing Marines in Afghanistan and a up close personal interview with Marine GySgt. John Wodkowski.

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PT. 2. AGHANISTAN: "THE FORGOTTEN WAR"

Platoon of US troops go out on patrol in Afghanistan.

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AFGHANISTAN: "THE FORGOTTEN WAR" COSTS $2 BILLION A WEEK

The Afghanistan war, or as most troops call it "The Forgotten War," is costing US taxpayers $2 billion a week.

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US MARINES LAUNCH MAJOR OFFENSIVE ON TALIBAN STRONGHOLD

CBS-TV video showing US Marines launching a major offensive on a Taliban stronghold in Afghanistan.

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Friday, June 17, 2011

AIR FORCE PILOT RESCUED BY SEARCH AND RESCUE

Air Force pilot is rescued after his plane crashes.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

REMARKABLE ASSAULT ON FOB IN AFGHANISTAN

New video of attack on a FOB in Afghanistan.

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VIDEO TALIBAN ATTACK

Video of Taliban attack.

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SAPPERS IN AFGHANISTAN

I was a Sapper in the Korean war. MOS21B, Combat Engineer.

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Army MOS 21B Combat Engineer

This was my MOS when I was in the Army. 21B Combat Engineer.

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C6 MACHINE GUN, 25MM CANNON, AND M203 GRENADE LAUNCHER IN AFGHANISTAN (HD)

Military tests machine guns, cannons and grenade launchers just before an attack on the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

VIOLENT WAR VIDEO: OBAMA IS SECRETLY MAKING PLANS TO KEEP OUR TROOPS FIGHTING LIKE THIS FOR 20 MORE YEARS IN AFGHANISTAN

There is a report on the foreign media today that our State Department is secretely in negotiations with Afghanistan to build bases and keep our troops in Afghanistan for another 10 to 20 years.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

INCREDIBLE VIDEO MARINES IN FIREFIGHT WITH TALIBAN. TURN SOUND WAY UP

This is a new video showing Marines in an incredible firefight with Taliban.

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FLIGHT OF THE DUDETTES: ALL FEMALE F-15 CREWS FLY COMBAT MISSIONS IN AFGHANISTAN

All female F-15 crews fly combat missions in Afghanistan.

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ACTION PACKED VIDEO: ALPHA COMPANY IN FIERCE FIREFIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN

Action packed video of Alpha Company in fierce firefight in Afghanistan

Great sound track.

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NY TIMES VIDEO: US MARINES TAKE ON TALIBAN SNIPERS (NEW VIDEO)

NY Times video of US Marines taking on Taliban snipers in Afghanistan.

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KICK-ASS VIDEO: HEAVY COMBAT IN AFGHANISTAN

KICK-ASS VIDEO: Heavy combat contact in Afghanistan.

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Monday, June 13, 2011

NationalJournal.com - U.S. Casualties Up as Debate Over Withdrawing Troops Intensifies - Monday, June 13, 2011

23 soldiers have been killed in the first two weeks of June in Afghanistan

NationalJournal.com - U.S. Casualties Up as Debate Over Withdrawing Troops Intensifies - Monday, June 13, 2011

INCREDIBLE COMBAT VIDEO AND DRILL TEAMS

INCREDIBLE COMBAT FOOTAGE FOLLOWS SOME OF THE BEST VIDEO YOU WILL EVER SEE OF OUR MILITARY DRILL TEAMS.

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GRAPHIC Special Forces Combat Up Close and Personal (Afghanistan)

GRAPHIC UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL VIDEO OF SPECIAL FORCES ATTACKING TALIBAN.

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Sunday, June 12, 2011

Saturday, June 11, 2011

TALIBAN ATTACK ON A CANADIAN OUTPOST IN AFGHANISTAN

NEW VIDEO: TALIBAN ATTACK ON CANADIAN POSITION IN AFGHANISTAN ONE WEEK AGO

*WARNING GRAPHIC* WALKING INTO A TALIBAN AMBUSH IN AFGHANISTAN

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NEW VIDEO: HEAVY FIREFIGHT IN AGHANISTAN

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Friday, June 10, 2011

FEMALE COMBAT MEDIC

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MEDEVAC OF WOUNDED SOLDIERS

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CANADIAN ARMY IN HEAVY FIREFIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN

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AUSTRALIAN TROOPS BATTLE TALIBAN

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VIDEO ACTUAL FIREFIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN

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http://youtu.be/X9cZwRHAU1s

Thursday, June 9, 2011

VIDEO MEMORY OF VIETNAM WAR

COMPILATION OF VIDEO FOOTAGE from the war in Vietnam.

http://youtu.be/-H8J1HZtMBY

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GRAPHIC VIDEO: SPECIAL FORCES INTENSE COMBAT

GRAPHIC VIDEO of Special forces in intense battle with Taliban

http://youtu.be/HUmpl4JnDdA

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

GREAT VIDEO: MARINES AND ARMY PERSONNEL IN COMBAT

Great video of Marines and Army personnel in combat

http://youtu.be/d7iCocxPrjY

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French military video of heavy fighting in Tagab Valley Afghanistan Okt ...

FOX NEWS likes to call the FRENCH "chicken." Maybe FOX NEWS should look at this video from Afghanistan.

http://youtu.be/wYDtJ2SgBM4

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CAPTURED TALIBAN VIDEO OF ATTACK ON US CONVOY

CAPTURED TALIBAN VIDEO of attack on US convoy

http://youtu.be/Hjn9xAUFCRI

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

NEWEST VIDEO FROM THE NY TIMES ON THE AFGHANISTAN WAR

This is the newest series of videos from the NY Times that was sent to me by James Dao, NY Times National Correspondent, Military and Veteran Affairs.

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http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/world/battalion.html#/NYT/Features/38

RAW COMBAT VIDEO FROM THE FORGOTTEN WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

Raw video from the forgotten war in Afghanistan

http://youtu.be/X7W8fhEHQo4

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Huge JDAM Bomb Dropped On Taliban Position In Afghanistan

Awesome video of huge JDAM bomb dropped on Taliban postiions in Afghanistan.

http://youtu.be/cDvg7n0jST8

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KICK-ASS VIDEO: 173RD AIRBORNE PARATROOPERS BATTLE TALIBBAN AT BELLA OUTPOST AFGHANISTAN

This video shows the 173rd Airborne in a heated battle with the Taliban from Bella outpost in Afghanistan.

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http://youtu.be/d9wkKisRHVw

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FIRST HAND LOOK AT TALIBAN AMBUSH

This video shows US forces ambushed by the Taliban


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ge52hGWudec&feature=feedrec_grec_index

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Monday, June 6, 2011

NEWS ALERT: 5 US SOLDIERS KILLED IN BAGHADAD

Five US. soldiers have been killed in Baghdad

http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/06/06/iraq.soldiers.killed/

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D-DAY: WHAT BETTER DAY TO SCAN THROUGH MY SCRAPBOOK OF WORLD WAR II



Today is D-Day and we can't think of a better time to scan through my scrapbook of World War II which I started when I was eleven years old.

The scrapbook was recently donated to the Pritzker Military Library in Chicago.

Click on link below and then click on arrow to advance to each page of the scrapbook.

http://issuu.com/billcorc1/docs/billcww2scrapbook

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Bill Corcoran

INCREDIBLE VIDEO OF FIREFIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN

OPERATION DRAGON STRIKE: US FORCES ATTACK TALBIAN

Friday, June 3, 2011

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INTENSE AFGHANISTAN WAR VIDEO

Soldiers Tear Up Some Insuregnts After Getting Ambushed -Must See-

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

RAW FOOTAGE: TALIBAN ATTACKED BY US FORCES. STRONG LANGUAGE. GRAPHIC FOOTAGE

WOUNDED 101ST AIRBORNE FIGHT THEIR WAY OUT OF AMBUSH

COST OF AFGHANISTAN WAR WILL DETERMINE TROOP REDUCTION


The cost of the Afghanistan war will be the determining factor in reducing troops in Afghanistan.

The war is now costing US taxpayers SEVEN BILLION dollars a month

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/30/afghanistan-war-cost-troop-reductions_n_868875.html

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