Tag: Military

Native Soldiers bring skills to military, home villages

By SEAN KIMMONS Army News Service: Native Soldiers bring skills to military, home villages KIPNUK, Alaska — If Sgt. Burt Paul fails to hook in salmon or track big game, his family could struggle through the harsh Alaska winter. Isolated in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region, where soggy tundra makes it impossible to build connecting roads …

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Music December 08, 2017

Quotes December 08, 2017

“The battlefront disappeared, and with it the illusion that there had ever been a battlefront. For this was no war of occupation, but a war of quick penetration and obliteration – Blitzkrieg, Lightning War.” – September 25th, 1939 Unknown TIME Magazine Writer         “The Germans should have thought of some of these …

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Military December 05, 2017

By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: Ensign Earns MoH Leading Reload of Ship’s Battery at Pearl Harbor         Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis is traveling. Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine …

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Military December 02, 2017

By Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob M. Milham, Carrier Strike Group 11: Face of Defense: Sailor-Artist Creates Legacy Aboard USS Kidd         By Marc Ayalin, Navy Region Center Singapore: Native American, Alaska Natives in Singapore Celebrate Heritage         By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: DoD …

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Quotes December 01, 2017

Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn’t even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back. Heraclitus         Praise the bridge …

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Music December 01, 2017

                       

Quotes November 24, 2017

Battle of Britain Anniversary – Spitfire Ace with 26 kills         Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader, CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar, FRAeS, DL (/ˈbɑːdər/; 21 February 1910 – 5 September 1982) was a Royal Air Force flying ace during the Second World War. He was credited with 22 …

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Quotes November 17, 2017

It have been one of the richest experiences of my life…feeling that I was being really useful to the boys on the other side. Unidentified actress about working in a war factory. From an excerpt in Adriane Ruggiero, American Voices from World War I (2003), p. 79–80, citing Norma B. Kastl, “Wartime, the Place and …

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