Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion Takes Aim … With Paint



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An eager crew from the Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion suited up last Friday for a tournament of mock-combat at All Prime Paintball in Aiken, South Carolina. “This was just what we needed to get our minds off our everyday appointments and injuries,” said Anthony, one of the 37 wounded warriors who attended the paintball […]

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Iraq – Victory or Defeat?



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Washington, DC – They are coming home. For the first time since March 19, 2003, there are no U.S. combat or combat support troops in Iraq. There is still a contingent of U.S. Marines guarding the biggest American embassy in the world and the largest military attache’s office at any diplomatic mission. But there is […]

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A Decade of War



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Washington, DC – Everyone older than 20 remembers whom he was with, what he was doing and how he learned we were at war that beautiful Tuesday morning a decade ago. Most of us recall a gorgeous late-summer morning with blue skies – “shirt-sleeve weather” – and then the horror: two of the world’s tallest […]

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The Forgotten War



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Georgetown Co., SC – Collectively, Washington, DC has the attention span of a fruit fly. That’s why all we have heard about lately are the consequences of failing to raise the Federal Debt Limit – action that has prompted no fewer than two dozen dueling news conferences, presidential addresses and Republican “responses” in the past […]

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Christmas 2010



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“Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a Son, and shall call his name Emmanuel, God with us… thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” George Frideric Handel, “Messiah” Washington, DC – This magnificent musical work penned by Handel in 1741, is heard all around the world in […]

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Victory Deficit Disorder



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Las Vegas, NV – It has been an interesting “homecoming” from our most recent FOX News “embed” with U.S. and Coalition forces in Afghanistan. The flights we took – from Kabul to Dubai and onward to Dulles International Airport – were full of Americans: servicemen and women heading home on leave, a gaggle of U.S. […]

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On Winning



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Third in a series. Helmand Province, Afghanistan – For reasons not altogether clear to me, only brief snippets of FOX News Channel’s broadcasts are carried on the satellite signals available on U.S. military installations here in Afghanistan. That means if I want to watch the news over here, it has to be one of the […]

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