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Former U.S. Navy Lt. Paula Neira sought to have her name changed in her official veteran record with the Navy. Last Friday, Paula Neira received ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 01:20 PM PST with 29 Recommends
This has been a hard weekend in the Village of Broadwater. Friday, a Korean War veteran passed away, and Saturday our Village Clerk passed away. In a town of 120 people, death always touches ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 11:38 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] Associated Press is reporting the current level of 32,000 American troops in Afghanistan will start a partial withdrawal next year to 9,800 until the end of ...
by paradox
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue May 27, 2014 at 12:36 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Nope, not going to pardon anyone. On a cool fall evening in September of 2004, a young man made a mistake after an evening of drinking. He took a swing and broke someone's nose. According to ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 225 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 10:59 AM PDT with 201 Recommends
Everyone's heard of Air Force One , the 747 model VC-25 used by the President of the United States. Heck - it even had its own movie . But what about those distinctive helicopters with the ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 02:10 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
[http://cookpolitical.com/house/charts/race-ratings The Cook Political Report] rankings are used by nearly everybody looking at how a House race might end up on Election Day in November. It ranks ...
by Texan Perspective
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 01:05 PM PDT with 191 Recommends
So if anyone has been following the story of Dayna Morales and "Tipgate", yeah it's officially a scandal...Dayna was evidently stiffed by a family who liked her service but didn't want to support ...
by freakpower
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 05:42 PM PST with 0 Recommends
The biggest scandal since ... uh ... For a few short hours on Thursday, conservative nutjobs and their media pals had their Don't Tread On Me knickers in a knot over the latest effort by President ...
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 189 comments on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 06:30 AM PDT with 79 Recommends
Insomnia has kept me up long enough to see the news blast from Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/crime/quantico-on-lockdown-shooting-suspect-sought/2013/03/22/a6641558-92ac-11e2-...
by louisev
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 02:41 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
by Walter Brasch His face flushed, his cheeks puffing half-syllables of super-heated air, Sen. Porkbelly Fishbottom was about to swallow an aneurysm. I threw water on his face, trying to cool ...
by brasch
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 05:46 AM PST with 2 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] Underdogs: The Making of the Modern Marine Corps Aaron B. O’Connell Harvard University Press 2012 ISBN: 978-0-674-05827-9 Many times reading Underdogs I ...
by paradox
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 07:10 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Thank you and Happy Birthday to all our valiant Marines, Marine Veterans, families, and survivors. The Continental Congress establishing the Marine Corps 237 years ago on November 10, 1775. The ...
by Short Bus
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 05:54 AM PST with 11 Recommends
{{reposting from my blog killingfloorboston.com }} I have a rhetorical question for you, Mr. Romney: What do these two things together say about you and your worldview? 1) Your life goal is to ...
by Birdy Joe Hoaks
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Please see photographs at the link below: Sgt. Samuel Nichols, USMC Sam’s Retirement from the Marines August 11, 2012 Today was Sam’s retirement ceremony from the Marines. He is officially ...
by WakeUpNeo
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 07:48 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
I received this from Lance Cpl Adam Buck's dad the other day. You know him as LCaseRussell here on Daily Kos. Tony, I will forward your request. So far, only Facebook has the pictures. I do know ...
by TexDem
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 12:00 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
Hey y'all did you hear I am a "psyco [sic] jizz gobbler" and a "slam pig" Of course you did-rape survivor and name calling they go hand in hand. Its okay. I know that if Mother Theresa (RIP MT) was ...
by Panayiota Bertzikis
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 09:48 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
I consider myself lucky to be a member of the Daily Kos community for a variety of reasons. I visit the site every day, and post diaries on occasion. My son is a United States Marine, currently ...
by LCaseRussell
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Jun 21, 2012 at 03:30 PM PDT with 124 Recommends
As part of its endeavor to open up career opportunities for female servicemembers, the Pentagon is set to announce that select female Marine volunteers will be allowed to attend the Infantry ...
by TarantinoDork
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 08:32 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
This dairy is basically an informational update of The Sordid Truth ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 10:20 PM PST with 6 Recommends
The United States Marine Corps made the news twice this week. First there was the international scandal in which four Marines stationed in Afghanistan came under suspicion ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 317 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 01:33 PM PST with 12 Recommends