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I Need You

By Gabe Haugland As we agonizingly inch closer to the day we have to leave our friends and family for a distant, hostile war zone, I struggle with the wide range of emotions I experience from day to day, moment to moment. Monda...
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Wolfpack Prepares For Deployment To Afghanistan

Soldiers of Bravo Company, 1-168 Infantry Regiment, based out of Shenandoah, Iowa, have been hard at work at Camp Ripley, MN preparing for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan this fall. Over the past week, their two major ...
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Thank God That Such Men Lived…

Written by Gabe Haugland When five fireman died in a blaze in New York City in 1908, Chief Ed Croker had this to say at their funeral: “Firemen are going to get killed. When they join the department they face that fact. W...
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An Opportunity To Wipe Out The Taliban In Pakistan

I was thinking about the mixed messages coming out of the Obama Administration regarding the Times Square bomb plot when suddenly it hit me – they’ve finally got it right, and it’s about time. I believe we’re about to t...
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NYC Bomb Plot Analysis

Faisal Shahzad is a Pakistani-born American citizen who recently spent 5 months in Pakistan before returning to the States and is now the main suspect in the NYC Times Square bomb plot. It was only April 8th when I posted regar...
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Deadly Political Correctness in Des Moines

What in blue blazes is this world coming to? First, an 89 year old woman in Des Moines is so afraid for her own safety that she keeps a handgun in her apartment: An intruder bashed in the front door of Turner’s east-side Des ...
by Our Army Life