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Defining Victory

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Washington, DC – This week, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved an amendment to the fiscal year 2012 Defense Department appropriations bill, which sets up an independent, nonpartisan Afghanistan-Pakistan Study Group (APSG) to provide recommendations for future U.S. military missions in the region. The measure, proposed by Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA), would establish a […]

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Courageous Decisions

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USS Yorktown, Patriot’s Point, SC – There has been much said and written of late regarding “high-risk decision-making” and “courageous leadership” in Washington. The so-called mainstream media, politicians and pundits are all a-twitter – literally – about a congressman’s underwear, the damage done by Wikileaks, and how the death of Osama bin Laden and the […]

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Now What?

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Quantico, VA – Here at this sprawling Marine Corps base south of our nation’s capital, nothing has changed since Osama bin Laden met his demise in Pakistan. Thousands of Marines here at the “Crossroads of the Corps” are still waking up at “Oh-Dark-Thirty,” going about their duties, running for miles, lifting weights and tossing each […]

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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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