This is the second in the series of Michael Yon’s dispatches on Operation Arrowhead: Battle for Baqubah 22 June 07 Excerpts: …..I am with 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team. I’ve run a few missions with them in Baghdad, and they have fought all over Iraq. This Brigade has much recent combat experience, and is expertly […]
This is the first in the series of Michael Yon’s reports on Operation Arrowhead: Operation Arrowhead Ripper: Day One Excerpts: The first day of operation Arrowhead Ripper was intense. The Army is giving full access to the battlefield, and while on base full access to the TOC (HQ) which means I see the raw truth
Remember when the PA was a terrorist group?: Excerpt: U.S. lifts Palestinian embargo By Joseph Curl THE WASHINGTON TIMES June 19, 2007 The Bush administration yesterday lifted economic sanctions and a diplomatic embargo against the Palestinian Authority after its expulsion of the Islamist group Hamas, which seized the Gaza Strip last week. Seeking to strengthen President Mahmoud
U.S. Launches New Offensive in Baghdad 16 June, 2007 By: LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press Writer Excerpt: BAGHDAD (AP) – The U.S. military, which just days ago completed its latest troop buildup in Iraq, has launched a large offensive operation in several al-Qaida strongholds around Baghdad, the top U.S. commander said Saturday. Gen. David Petraeus
“Since its birth on 14 June 1775—over a year before the Declaration of Independence—the United States Army has played a vital role in the growth and development of our Nation. Soldiers have fought more than 10 wars, from the American Revolution through the Cold War, the Gulf War, to the current War on Terrorism. This
1 December 2006 On 11 February 1976, I was a young, optimistic 18 year old when I raised my right hand, joined the United States Army, and swore to protect my country against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Thinking back, I’m amazed at the things I’ve been through and that I’ve made it this far.