PENTAGON OFFICIAL: The Similarities Between Obama’s ISIS and Kennedy’s Vietnam Are Eerie Joseph Miller Contributor The war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is not a continuation of Operation Iraqi Freedom, nor is it Gulf War III: This is President Barack Obama’s Vietnam. Early on in the Iraq War, political pundits on the right and the left began to draw comparisons to the Vietnam War because at that point, it appeared as though Iraq was on a glide path to becoming an unwinnable quagmire. The surgeRead More
Opinion VA Will Keep Failing Our Veterans Until It Is Reformed Rep. Jackie Walorski Freelance Writer The mountain of evidence that the Department of Veterans Affairs is broken and needs reform grew with recent reports of improper care and scheduling manipulations at a veterans clinic in northern Indiana. According to the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, a VA investigation confirmed allegations made by veterans and whistleblowers at the VA’s Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Peru, Ind., which I represent in Congress. Last year, I requested this investigation along with then-chairman ofRead More
Happy 111th Birthday to U.S. Army Veteran Richard Overton, America’s Oldest Living World War II Veteran
Oldest US Army Veteran Set To Hit 111 Knee-Deep In Whiskey, Cigars Jonah Bennett National Security/Politics Reporter The world’s oldest U.S. Army veteran is set to hit another milestone Thursday, with plenty of whiskey and cigars to go around. Richard Overton is America’s oldest living World War II veteran, and he’s turning 111 on Thursday to keep the record going, the Austin American-Statesman reports. Overton plans to celebrate his 111th in style, with a block party full of whiskey and cigars near his East Austin house he’s lived in forRead More
US Drops ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ On ISIS In Afghanistan by Saagar Enjeti The U.S. dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in its arsenal on the Islamic State in Afghanistan Thursday, CNN reports. The mission will mark the first time the bomb has been used in combat. The munition is nicknamed the “mother of all bombs” (MOAB) and weighs approximately 20,000 pounds. The bomb is approximately 30ft long and detonates 6ft off the ground to increase its destructive power, and its official name is the a GBU-43 or or Massive Ordnance Air Blast.Read More
Guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a tear in your eye! Watch the son’s reaction to his father’s return home. This heartwarming video was shared by a mother, who surprised her teenage son with the greatest gift of all. God bless our men and women in the military, who sacrifice so much for their country.
A breath-taking event happens at exactly 11:11 AM every Veteran’s Day The sun aligns perfectly with the Anthem Veteran’s Memorial. Light from the sun perfectly shines through the ellipses of five marble pillars representing each branch of the Armed Forces, illuminating The Great Seal of the United States. Five Pillar Significance The Anthem Veterans Memorial, located in Anthem Community Park in Anthem, AZ is a monument dedicated to honor the service and sacrifice of our country’s armed forces. This pillar of pride provides a place of honorRead More
Someone get Mitt Romney on the phone. The Former Governor of Massachusetts was mocked and ridiculed by the media and Obama administration for his comments on the threat of Russia. Romney stated, “This is without question our No. 1 geopolitical foe. They fight for every cause for the world’s worst actors. The idea that he has more flexibility in mind for Russia is very, very troubling indeed.” It is well past time for the Obama administration to listen to what Romney has to say. Fox News is reporting Cuban militaryRead More