Forces Of Valor

18 Feb 19
M. Dale Ison

Fierce is a brand of courage often blood washed in terms like valor, vengeance and vindication—military terms, war terms—for those who have torn limbs from enemies and eradicated the lives and eyes of men sworn to bring anathema to us—the protected. Savage beasts, carnivorous and blood thirsty— predators—are known as fierce. Fierce is violence couched […]

18 Feb 19
LITERARY TRUCE

  I The Palace Hotel at Fort Romper was painted a light blue, a shade that is on the legs of a kind of heron, causing the bird to declare its position against any background. The Palace Hotel, then, was always screaming and howling in a way that made the dazzling winter landscape of Nebraska […]

18 Feb 19
abudhabimassageoutcall

We might all want to experience every day to the most extreme. Anyway there are dependably things that occur in our day by day lives which keep us from getting a charge out of life. It is typically identified with work, family or wellbeing. Having the capacity to keep the equalization in our lives is […]

18 Feb 19
Adventures in painting miniatures

So this last week I got an oldie but goodie (Muskets and Tomahawks) on the table with a couple of the guys. Here is a quick write up of the game. This is using my 15mm FIW collection and the sabot basing I have . These sabot bases make movement much easier and faster as […]

18 Feb 19
Savannah's Blog

Why did i pick Patriotic music? Patriotic music was my theme of choice because i listen to it frequently. I choose this theme because i am a huge advocate of being a “proud American”. I truthfully believe that everyone here in America should be proud to be here and proud of their country! Back in […]

17 Feb 19
Russia News Now

A mujahideen soldier aims a Stinger missle at passing aircraft near a remote fighters’ stronghold in the Safed Koh Mountains February 10, 1988 in Afghanistan Getty Images As the war in Afghanistan was drawing to a close, Washington made a move that cost the USSR many men – it equipped the mujahideen with man-portable air-defense […]

17 Feb 19
usmilawards.com

One of the most successful submarine commanders during World War 2, Eugene B Fluckey (aptly nicknamed Lucky) served aboard USS-S2 and USS Bonita before taking command of USS Barb in April 1944. Whilst patrolling off the east coast of China in January 1945 Commander Fluckey located a large convoy of more than 30 Japanese ships. The […]

17 Feb 19
GruntWorksMedia

February 17th On this day in 1865, the soldiers from Union General William Tecumseh Sherman’s army ransack Columbia, South Carolina, and leave a charred city in their wake. February 18th On this day in 1861, Jefferson Davis, a veteran of the Black Hawk and Mexican-American Wars, begins his term as provisional president of the Confederate […]

17 Feb 19
bubbacow

I’ve had tons of great conversations with very interesting people throughout my six week pipeline.  These include both humorous and poignant stories from fellow officers and enlisted folks.  My fellow submariners all have their traditional sea stories.  The pilots and NFOs have tons of overseas deployment experience and give gouge about the Middle East and […]

17 Feb 19
GLOBAL WARRIORS

 by Mark Lee Greenblatt August 13, 2015 at 05:00 AM “Ambush Alley.” That was what they called this side street. It was nestled in the Sangin district of Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, a Taliban stronghold. The street was just 8 feet wide, with 10-foot brick walls lining either side.  It was where Pfc. Richard Weinmaster would […]

17 Feb 19
The Commander's Challenge

Few modern Special Forces Groups (SFGs) can trace their lineage to the pre-WWII era; but for one select group of men, its unit transcends time. It follows a distinctive path through the last half century of conflicts to become one of the most elite in the US military. The men of the 1st SFG, or “Devil’s […]

17 Feb 19
Essentially Better Living

Oils for Emotional Support (per Gary Young, Young Living Essential Oils founder) ❤️ Are you ready? This is straight from the notes I took from our live session with Gary Young during convention in 2016. YOU might want a pen and paper to jot down specific oils that pertain to you for your own needs. […]

16 Feb 19
Insideout

It was an honor to visit a place, that tells stories about the valor and sacrifices of our men in uniform or ‘Guardians of Sky’ Guns & revolvers, teared parts of fighter planes and a picture of a surrender from 1971 war from our most exasperating and only enemy was the main attraction of that […]