Voters Must Elect a Worthy Commander-in-Chief

In this video Barack Obama promises, emphatically, to cut “wasteful spending” by eroding the effectiveness and capability of the US military, including this pledge: I will slow our development of future combat systems. Future Combat Systems (FCS) is the name of a top priority program that is critical to making soldiers more effective and reducing […]

You Can Help a Disabled Hero

“Homes for Our Troops” doesn’t just thank returning veterans for their service. They custom build homes to accommodate the specific, individual needs of disabled veterans Homes for Our Troops serves men and women who returned from Iraq or Afghanistan and are severely injured, have severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or are severely burned. The group […]

Obamania Summer Vanity Tour & Photo-Shoot (1)

The Media Extravaganza stopped briefly in Kuwait and then traveled to Afghanistan. As he was leaving Andrews Air Force Base Senator Obama told reporters: “I look forward to seeing what the situation on the ground is. I want to, obviously, talk to the commanders and get a sense both in Afghanistan and in Baghdad of, […]

Underreported Breakthrough in Iraq

The AFP News Agency reports that Iraq’s main Sunni Arab parliamentary bloc will rejoin the government led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. This is a significant event because the Sunni Arabs have boycotted the parliament for a year, in protest what they saw as lack of sufficient reconcialiation efforts by the Shiite dominated government. Quoting […]

Heroic Marines The Media Herd Didn’t Notice

This is a three minute video report about United States Marines who are embedded with Afghanistan Army units to provide assistance, training and advice. Every day these amazing young men win local hearts and minds, one at a time. The Marines are respected and admired by the Afghan soldiers. These young Marines will turn more […]

American Heroes The Media Herd Didn’t Notice

May Recruiting Statistics

Our previous post mentioned Military Recruiting statistics for April.  Today the Pentagon released the May numbers: Pentagon officials note that the Army National Guard has already recruited 109% of its Fiscal 2008 quota, and the shortfall in May represents a deliberate adjustment in the recruiting effort. Presidential Candidates in general, and Barack Obama specifically, should […]

Iraq News the Media Herd Forgot to Report