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Is Mitt Romney a liar or just mentally ill?

August 31, 2012
Mitt Romney said recently he “longed” to serve in the war in Vietnam?"I was supportive of my country," Romney said. "I longed in many respects to actually be in Vietnam and be representing our...

Marines return home early from deployment to Afghanistan

August 25, 2012
Families of Marines deployed to Afghanistan gathered on Thursday to welcome them hometo Camp Pendleton. The 1st Marine Division Forward weren't scheduled to return stateside until 2013.Military leaders citesignificant progress as the reason...

MARSOC Gunnery Sergeant Joseph Lurz receives the Silver Star

August 24, 2012
A Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) NCO received the Silver Star on Friday for his heroism overseas. Gunnery Sergeant Joseph Lurz has been involved in 100 battles while in Afghanistan.The Marine Corps Times says the Gunny began his overseas...

Pakistani national arrested by NDS in Afghan terror plot

August 14, 2012
Late Saturday evening the Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS), with coalition support, thwarted a major terrorist plot to assassinate high-level Afghan politicians. Thisis the second terrorist plot the NDS has broken up this month.The attacks...

Silver and gold are the colors these two brothers wear

August 13, 2012
Ashton Eaton and Verice Bennett are as different from each other as the medals they havereceived in their respective career paths of life. While Ashton earned his medal to the sounds of cheering crowds, his brother Verice earned...