Saturday, June 30, 2012

KICK ASS VIDEO OF FIREFIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN




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Helmet Cam video of a firefight with the Taliban in Helmand, Afghanistan.  Raw languaage.

















Combat Support Hospital Treats Marine




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Soldiers from the 115th Combat Support Hospital, at Camp Dwyer, Helmand province, Afghanistan, treat a Marine who hurt his leg while jumping a canal, April 1. The 115th CSH is based out of Ft. Polk, La. Video by Regimental Combat Team 1.
















Thursday, June 28, 2012

CLEARING AFGHANISTAN ROADS OF IEDS




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Videos of the 806th Engineer Company whose job it is to find and remove improvised explosive devices. Scenes include Soldiers fingerprinting locals. Produced by Lance Cpl. Nicholas Neighbors.

















 

First Hand Look at Taliban Ambush




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James Foley a reporter with the Global Post, takes us directly in the line of fire when he accompanied an American infantry unit that was ambushed by insurgents.















Wednesday, June 27, 2012

MILITARY DROPS CAMO UNIFORMS AFTER SPENDING BILLIONS

The Pentagon has announced the military is going to drop the camouflage uniforms they have issued because they don't blend in with the terrain, but actually make the GI more visible. 

Read full story here:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/06/25/army-drops-universal-camouflage-after-spending-billions/?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl32%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D173427

VIDEO OF THE LIFE ON AN INFANTRYMAN IN AFGHANISTAN




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This Is My Life is a video journal blog of Marines in Afghanistan, documenting their daily life. This episode follows Lance Cpl. Geoffrey West, an infantryman with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. Provided by 1st Marine Division.
















 

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

COMBAT VIDEO: 1ST RECON BATT. ENGAGE TALIBAN




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U.S. Marines with Company B., 1st Reconnaissance Battalion engage enemy forces from a patrol base near Sangin, Afghanist. The 1st Reconnaissance Battalion is conducting counter insurgency operations in support of the International Security Assistance Force.













Monday, June 25, 2012

WHY REBUILD ROADS IN AFGHANISTAN BUT NOT IN AMERICA?




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Why are we spending so much taxpayer money rebuilding roads in Afghanistan, but not in America where our infrastructure, especially roads, are sadly in need of repair. 

The answer is simple.  Republicans block all expenditurs to improve infrastructure in the United States.

Video about combat engineers helping to rebuild a road in eastern Afghanistan. Produced by Gail McCabe. Includes soundbites from Maj. Adam Chalmers, 9th Engineer Battalion, 172 IBCT, Capt. Anwar, 2nd Brigade, Afghan National Army, and Capt. David Farrar, A Co., 9th Engineer Battalion, 172 IBCT. Provided by Soldiers Radio and Television.










 

Sunday, June 24, 2012

US ARMY -- BRUTAL FACTS YOU DON'T KNOW




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Another US-led foreign soldier has been killed in southern Afghanistan as violence picks up once again in the war-weary nation, Press TV reports.

















 

REPUBLICANS WANT MORE WARS

According to David Plouffe, top Obama official, the Republicans are interested in more wars than doing anything about the economy. 

Watch video here and read story:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/17/david-plouffe-republicans-war_n_1603584.html?utm_hp_ref=afghanistan

Saturday, June 23, 2012

AMAZING VIDEO OF APACHE ATTACK ON TALIBAN




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Friday, June 22, 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012

WHAT IS HAPPENING IN AFGHANISTAN




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Taliban resurgence led by biggest attacks since 2001
















Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Dog Welcomes Home Soldier




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Rocky is shown in this video welcoming hom his soldier "Dad" from the war.

















Tuesday, June 19, 2012

VIDEO OF WHAT YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT FEMALE MARINES IN AFGHANISTAN




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Insight into newest asset to Marine Corps' counterinsurgency playbook. "Inside the FET" tells the story of the Female Engagement Team, the Corps' solution to engaging the entire population of Helmand, adding depth the the counterinsurgency fight across Southwest Afghanistan. In this long-form profile you will see why the FET was created, learn about the team's, mission and capabilities, and see what infantry commanders on the ground have to say about the tangible results that have seen from having FET Marines alongside their infantrymen. Video by Maj. Bradley Gordon. Also available in high definition











Sunday, June 17, 2012

FASCINATING VIDEO HOW UNMANNED DRONE AIRCRAFT ARE CONTROLLED IN AFGHANISTAN WAR




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This is not science fiction. This is a demonstration of a new form of modern warfare. The Drone Controller was invented about 6 years ago, and has now come to its full fruition. This drone can even tell which weapons on the ground were recently fired or not. Henceforth acquiring a target and getting the drop on the confirmed killer. The drone can stay in the air for over 24 hours. Their precision is very accurate. One of these was recently used to kill a Taliban leader. However theyre unless without sufficient intelligence on the ground.












Saturday, June 16, 2012

INTENSE COMBAT: U.S. Marines react to a surprise TALIBAN attack




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U.S. Marines react to surprise attack by Talibn.

















Thursday, June 14, 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012

AMAZING AND BEST VIDEO DOCUMENTARY ON THE AFGHANISTAN WAR.




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This video lasts over and hour and depicts the United States Marines in the battle for Marjah, Afganistan. The video was just released and should be seen by everyone.

















Sunday, June 10, 2012

AFGHANISTAN WAR BOILS DOWN TO PROGRESS IN INCHES




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C. J. Chivers reports from Marja, Afghanistan, where Marines face stiff resistance from Taliban fighters, including a rarity, a trained marksman.

















 

USAF Special Forces - Combat Controller and Pararescue




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Combat Controllers are trained special operations forces and certified FAA air traffic controllers. Their mission is to deploy, undetected, into combat and hostile environments to establish assault zones or airfields, while simultaneously conducting air traffic control, fire support, command and control, direct action, counter-terrorism, foreign internal defense, humanitarian assistance, and special reconnaissance.

Their motto "First There" reaffirms the combat controller's commitment to undertaking the most dangerous missions behind enemy lines by leading the way for other forces to follow.












Saturday, June 9, 2012

GRIPPING VIDEO OF BRITISH TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN




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It's at Now Zad that the Royal Anglians suffered their first casualty, Private Chris Gray, killed during a fierce fire fight with Taliban fighters .

Ross meets his mother Helen Gray and talks to her about how it feels to have lost her son to the conflict.
















 

Thursday, June 7, 2012

MILITARY SUICIDES SURGE TO ONE A DAY

Military suicides have surged to one a day according to the latest report.

Read more here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/07/military-suicide-surges-_n_1578821.html

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

EVERYONE NEEDS TO SEE THIS.. DRONE STRIKES BY U.S. MILITARY: WARNING: GRAPHIC. SHOULD NOT BE VIEWED BY CHILDREN




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Devastating video of what it looks like when Drone's strike in Pakistan and other parts of the Middle East.  Warning: Very graphic.  Not to be seen by children under 12.   















RAW VIDEO: Marine Corps Afghanistan Firefight 2012




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RAW Footage of USMC fighting the war in Afganistan, Yes this is the real thing and the footage is from several firefights in Afghanistan 2012 where you get to see US Marine in action. Brave soldiers shown in Afghanistan war footage.
















 

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

NEW YORK TIMES NEW POLL: End The Afghanistan War




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Via The New York Times: "After a series of violent episodes and setbacks, support for the war in Afghanistan has dropped sharply among both Republicans and Democrats, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll. The survey found that more than two-thirds of those polled — 69 percent — thought that the United States should not be at war in Afghanistan. Just four months ago, 53 percent said that Americans should no longer be fighting in the conflict, more than a decade old...".* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.














Monday, June 4, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. TESTING UNPROVEN WEAPONS IN AFGHANISTAN




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The US is developing new, expensive weapons and testing
them on the battleground in Afghanistan. Is this the best idea? How can new weapons designed for conventional warfare be effective against an insurgency? And do unproven weapons put soldiers at risk?















Sunday, June 3, 2012

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Intense firefight captured on video from the war in Afghanistan..




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This is the kind of fighting that is still going on in Afghanistan, but no longer covered by the mainstream media in the United States.

Warning:  Strong language and graphic footage 
















Saturday, June 2, 2012

RAW FRONT LINE FOOTAGE OF US MARINES IN AFGHANISTAN




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Friday, June 1, 2012

TENSION ALONG THE PAKISTAN BORDER




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Life along the Afghanistan and Pakistan border is shown here as the situtation grows more tense.