Saturday, July 28, 2012

2 NATO SERVICE MEMBERS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN


The nationalities of the two NATO service members killed today in Afghanistan was not immediately known, however the bulk of the troops in Eastern Afghanistan are American.

Read full story here:

http://news.yahoo.com/2-nato-members-killed-afghanistan-112111866.html

WARNING: IED ATTACKS ON U.S. CONVOYS. NOT FOR ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18

Thursday, July 26, 2012

AFGHANISTAN---THE WAR NOBODY TALKS ABOUT ANYMORE---IS TAKING A TREMENDOUS TOLL ON U.S.MILITARY THIS SUMMER


The war in Afghanistan has all but disappeared from the mainstream media in the United States, but a  recent report indicates more and more U.S. military personnel are being injured by roadside bombs and IED explosives than anytime since the war started over 11 years ago.

Read the full account by clicking on this link:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/26/ied-afghanistan-war-veterans_n_1705397.html

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

DEATH UNDERSCORES SACRIFICES OF FEMALE TROOPS

Excellent editorial.  

Click on this link to read:

http://bit.ly/ST5LuP

Editorial: Death underscores sacrifices of female troops

Monday, July 23, 2012

Apache Destroys Taliban Fixed Position (Graphic video)




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A machine gunner with reinforcements are held up in a fixed bunker, firing at American patrols crossing the open areas. An Apache is called in to deal with the situation quickly.













AL QAEDA REGROUPING IN IRAQ. 82 KILLED AND 100 WOUNDED IN WAVE OF BOMBINGS


Al Qaeda is regrouping in IRAQ and on Monday they launched an attack in BAGHDAD that killed 82 and wounded over 100.

Click on this link to read developing story:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/07/23/12897673-wave-of-attacks-kills-at-least-82-across-iraq?lite


Wave of attacks kills at least 82 across Iraq

UP-TO-THE-MINUTE MILITARY NEWS

Saturday, July 21, 2012

*TARGET: BIN LADEN* REAL CIA SEAL TEAM 6 GERINOMO E-KIA FOOTAGE




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20/20 ABC NEWS KILL SHOT...THE STORY BEHIND BIN LADEN'S DEATH. THE INSIDE LOOK FOR THE HUNT OF OSAMA BIN LADEN. SEAL TEAM 6 ACTUAL FOOTAGE FROM GERINOMO RAID. ST6 EXPLAINS HOW THEY TOOK DOWN THE MOST HATED MAN OF THE PAST DECADE.












 

Friday, July 20, 2012

"FIX BAYONETS" Close Combat In Afghan Green Zone, Sangin Valley




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A Patrol left FOB Inkerman on a routine patrol and came into contact with the Taliban, This video shows just how close the fighting can get with Bayonets FIXED and USED in Combat.













Thursday, July 19, 2012

Why We Serve: PFC Kristy Harrington




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Army PFC Kristy Harrington tells us about her job as a medic in afghanistan and why she continues to serve. Hometown: Louisville, KY. Produced by SSG. Donna Davis, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Also available in High Definition. This is the LARGEST military videos channel on YouTube! Over 1 Million views a month.












2 NATO TROOPS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN


The Pentagon has not yet released information as to whether the two soldiers killed in Afghanistan today were Americans.

Click on link:

http://www.khaama.com/2-nato-troops-killed-in-southern-and-eastern-afghanistan-009/

DRAMATIC VIDEO OF AIR RESCUE IN AFGHANISTAN




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C.J. Chivers provides an aerial analysis of the medevac helicopter rescue of Cpl. Zachary K. Kruger in Marja, Afghanistan.













Wednesday, July 18, 2012

FLAG HONORING PRITZKER MILITARY LIBRARY RAISED IN AFGHANISTAN




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I donated my World War II scrapbook http://issuu.com/billcorc1/docs/billcww2scrapbook  to the Pritzker Military Library in Chicago. 














AWESOME VIDEO: 82ND AIRBORNE COMBAT AIR RESCUE TEAM RACES TO SAVE LIVES IN AFGHANISTAN




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U.S. Army Soldiers from 3rd Platoon, The "All-American" Dustoff, 82nd Airborne Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C. were tasked to fly a UH-60 M Blackhawk helicopter on a medical evacuation mission to pick up a local national that was shot in the foot at FOB Airborne, Northern Wardak Province, Afghanistan.











Tuesday, July 17, 2012

MOST RECENT COMBAT VIDEO FROM AFGHANISTAN WAR




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This is a compilation of some of the most recent combat video from the war in Afghanistan.













Monday, July 16, 2012

NAMES AND HOMETOWNS OF MOST RECENT MILITARY DEATHS IN AFGHANISTAN


The New York Times has released a list of names and hometowns of the most recent military deaths in Afghanistan.

There have been 2.023 U.S. military personnel killed in Afghanistan since the start of the war.

Click this link to read names and hometowns of recent deaths:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/13/us/us-military-deaths-in-afghanistan.html?_r=1&ref=afghanistan

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Attack Company, 1st Battalion 503rd Infantry (Airborne)




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Footage of Soldiers from Attack Company, 1st Battalion 503rd Infantry (Airborne). Scenes include Soldiers talking and boarding a helicopter and helicopter taking off. Provided by Joint Combat Camera Afghanistan.















MEXICANS ARE A MAJOR PART OF US MILITARY (VIDEO)




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mun2 News takes a closer look at the options young Latinos face upon graduating high school and the pros and cons of enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. This hour-long report chronicles the personal experiences of Mexican-born Diego Sosa as the 21 year-old former high school student enlists in the Marine Corps. Follow us as we travel from high school campuses to boot camp training to the halls of the Pentagon.














HISPANICS PUT ON THE FRONT LINES IN THE MILITARY




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In addition to the racial profiling encouraged by Arizona's controversial anti-immigrant law, the Hispanic community in this country is the target of a different kind of profiling, as well: the military's targeting of Latino recruits. A US Military campaign is targeting Latinos with an extensive recruitment campaign. Marco Amador says that one of the US defense departments main goals was to pass the DREAM act to bring more Latinos into the military.














Combat Rescue Afghanistan





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A slideshow of pics from the 129ERQS summer in Afghanistan providing MEDEVAC to US/Coalition forces and local Afghani personnel. In 4 months we had 631 missions for 397 saves. The US Air Force Rescue motto is "These things we do so that others may live..."

Fabulous background music. 
















Saturday, July 14, 2012

BUSH-CHENEY LIED US INTO WAR WITH IRAQ AND NOW LOOK AT WHAT IS HAPPENING

The Bush/Cheney administration lied us into a war with IRAQ that cost over 4,500 American lives and now Iraq and Iran have formed a partnership which is the last thing Bush and Cheney envisioned.

Read more here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/14/iraq-iran-ties_n_1664728.html

NEWS ALERT: 23 KILLED AT AFGHANISTAN WEDDING

The Washington Post is reporting 23 people have been killed at an Afghanistan wedding on Saturday.

Click this link for details:

http://tiny.cc/47ofhw

Friday, July 13, 2012

Bagram E.R. Military Medicine in Afghanistan (HiDef!0




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Package about the advanced capabilities of Craig Joint Theater Hospital in Bagram, Afghanistan. Produced by Mark Leahy. Includes soundbites from Col. Chris R. Benjamin - commander, Craig Joint Theater Hospital, Maj. Michael Crowder - Bagram E.R. officer in charge, Dr. Lynette Scherer - chief of trauma, U.C. Davis and Col. Jay Johannigman - deputy commander, clinical services.















 

Under attack: Rockets rain down on U.S. troops in Afghanistan - Rough Cuts




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In a seemingly picturesque part of mountainous Afghanistan, a relatively small number of U.S. troops come under rocket attack from an enemy that's almost invisible. Embedded with the troops, Reuters journalist Christophe Van Der Perre witnessed the deadly game of cat and mouse. (July 6, 2012)
















Thursday, July 12, 2012

AWESOME VIDEO: Taliban Sniper Gets Blow'n 100 ft in Air !




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Real Air Support Not a Game !Solders pinned down by Terrorist fire .. Air support comes to assist .. Watch the Taliban get blasted in to the air 100 ft at least ! Peace !
















Wednesday, July 11, 2012

SSgt. Angie Johnson sings at a July 4th, 2012 Concert



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Now nationally known singer, "The Voice" contestant, and SSgt. with the US Air Force Reserve, Angie Johnson sings several great songs at the Robins Air Force Base (Georgia) Independence Day celebration, July 4th, 2012. This woman has a voice and is seeking to make her first music CD. You can help her out by visiting her own YouTube channel "OfficialAngieJohnson" and helping her to realize her dream of making music for all to hear. She is every bit a proud American Service Member. We have other videos of her on the channel before she was famous, but we like her look now and how she is getting better every time we hear her!












Tuesday, July 10, 2012

ARMY SPC. HELEN JESCHOW TALKS ABOUT HER JOB IN AFGHANISTAN




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Spc. Helen Jeschow talks about volunteering with Afghan Children. Produced by Spc. Nigel Robinson. Provided by 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.



















 

Why We Serve: SFC Nadine Grella




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SFC Nadine Grella tells us about her job and what drives her to continue to serve in the Army. Provided by Combined Joint Task Force 1 - Afghanistan.
















Monday, July 9, 2012

CAUTION: WATCH VIDEO AS AFGHAN WOMAN IS EXECUTED BY TALIBAN




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Awful Taliban Executes A Woman For Adultery In Parwan Afghanistan As Dozens Of Men Cheer On!
















26 KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN AS TALIBAN STEPS UP ATTACKS


The Taliban have launched an all out offensive on American and NATO troops as well as civiians killing 26 in the latest wave of attacks.

You can read the full story by clicking on this link:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/08/bomb-attacks-southern-afghanistan_n_1656993.html?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl4%7Csec3_lnk2%26pLid%3D176721

Sunday, July 8, 2012

6 US SOLDIERS KILLED BY ROADSIDE BOMB IN AFGHANISTAN

It is time to get out of Afghanistan.  Nothing more can be accomplished and only more deaths like the six U.S. soldiers killed today by a roadside bomb are bound to take place.

Read more by clicking this link.

6 US soldiers killed in roadside bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan

Reply to TALIBAN Night Attack on a Combat Outpost




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This video captures the response of U.S. and ANA soldiers at an outpost in a remote location in Afghanistan. Tracers can be seen flying towards enemy positions. Finally, air support puts an end to the insurgents' nighttime attack.















Saturday, July 7, 2012

OUTSIDE THE WIRE




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Inside the new wars with US Military Soldiers learning to develop new strategies and techniques to deal with the evolving 21st Century Battlefield.


















 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

U.S helicopter blasts Afghan man while pilot sings Bye bye Miss American...




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U.S. chopper pilot sings "Bye bye Miss American pie" as they blast Taliban in Afghanistan.


















Wednesday, July 4, 2012

OBAMAS ENTERTAIN MILITARY FAMILIES AT WHITE HOUSE


President Obama and his wife Michelle and membrs of the White House staff entertain military familes for a 4th of July cookout on the grounds of the White House. 

Watch video here:

http://news.yahoo.com/video/obamas-host-military-families-white-004019002.html

IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN VETS BATTLE COMBAT TRAUMA

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, which President Bush never added the cost to the national debt, have left behind scores of veterans who are suffering from combat trauma.

Click this link to read more and watch video: http://tiny.cc/iw0xgw

4th of July Song Tribute to American Service Men and Women - WE GAVE OUR...




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This song was inspired by my good friend, Tom, a Marine First Sergeant and by a serviceman who lives in my community who is a triple amputee from injuries sustained in Afghanistan. Please share this video with any of your friends who are currently serving or have served in our military. God Bless America!















Tuesday, July 3, 2012

ILLINOIS REPUBLICAN JOE WALSH SAYS MILITARY VET TAMMY DUCKWORTH IS "NOT A TRUE HERO"


Loudmouth Illinois Republican Congressman Joe Walsh has attacked Tammy Duckworth his opponent in the race for the house seat in Northwest Chicago.

Duckworth is a double amputee who lost both legs after her Blackhawk helicopter was shotdown in Iraq

Walsh never served a day of his life in the military. 

Read the full story here and watch video of Walsh attacking double amputee Tammy Duckworth:

http://thinkprogress.org/election/2012/07/03/510443/joe-walsh-tammy-duckworth-service/

VIOLENCE MARS PEACE IN IRAQ


IRAQ is teetering on the brink of all out war again.  A market bomb was exploded Tuesday killing scores and injuring over 100 people. 

Read more here: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/03/us-iraq-violence-idUSBRE86209620120703

WATCH VIDEO OF ALL WOMEN COMBAT HELICOPTER CREW IN ACTION




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All-female helicopter crews at work in Iraq. Scenes include maintenance crews working on helicopters, flight crews preparing for flight and the helicopters in the air. Produced by Staff Sgt. Kelly Longbine.















Monday, July 2, 2012

Exit Rush: No cash, no Afghanistan?




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There's been a surge of violence in Afghanistan - with bomb blast in the north of the country killing at least nine people. The escalation comes as the country prepares to take full control of security in more areas - and a week before NATO's summit in Chicago. And, as Tesa Arcilla reports, Alliance support for ongoing involvement in the embattled nation has never been lower.















 

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Dog Saves Veteran From Suicide David Sharpe & Cheyenne




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Veteran and his dog Cheyenne who saved his life. 

18 veterans commit suicide every single day.   

















OH NO! IRAQ IS FALLING APART AGAIN

There has been a huge surge in violence in Iraq with over 600 people killed in June alone.  The Al-Maliki government is under siege by rebels and Iraq is teetering again on the brink of civil war.

Read more here:

Surge in Violence, State Corruption Plague Iraq -- News from Antiwar.com