Interesting history, Germans in the Civil War….https://goo.gl/XngV5q
Here are some pics from Germany and Korea when I was in the Army. Korea circa 1974, Germany circa 1980 and 1988 Continue reading
As countries caught up in the war sent soldiers to the front lines, they also built support behind the lines and at home, with women taking many roles. As villages became battlefields, refugees were scattered across Europe.
U.S. Army Center for Military History http://goo.gl/NrZDB
No, thanks: stop saying “support the troops” http://goo.gl/921EPw
The title of the article grabs your attention, downright shocking actually. But that is good; get through the shock and read the article. Brings up many points worthy of serious thought and consideration…..
I haven’t really followed the Bradley Manning case closely; but I will weigh in with my opinion anyway. I think they should just let him go free. It seems to me that our government and military are not above reproach, far from it. It is my understanding that he revealed numerous instances of the government and military doing things they ought not to have been doing; therefore he should be set free. The military seems to be a hotbed of sexual misconduct; until they get that cleaned up they have no business going after people like Bradley Manning. Furthermore, he was mistreated while in the brig; therefore he should be set free. So there you have it, my thoughts on the Bradley Manning affair…..
I was looking thru some old stuff I had in various places on the web and found these pics from Bad Toelz and Berlin circa early 1980’s……
Lauren, a TV series about sexual assault in the military…. Continue reading
Protect Our Defenders | We honor, support and give voice to the brave women and men in uniform who have been raped or sexually assaulted by fellow service members. We seek to fix the military training, investigation and adjudication systems related to sexual violence and harassment — systems that often re-victimize assault survivors by blaming them while failing to prosecute perpetrators.
— Dennis Reasinger (@dionysius) April 1, 2012
Awesome book! Profoundly moving memoir of a Buddhist soldier coming to terms with the war and his deep aversion to war. Also captures perfectly the bleakness of life in a war zone…
I started reading the book. Quite gripping, I give it “5 stars”. In this video, the author talks about the book and his future plans….
Demons’ of War | Personal story of a Viet Nam Vet; personal experiences of the hell of war and it’s persistent anguish….
Men in Sheep Beating Video may Have Been Airmen | Military.com | Not only are these dirt bags vicious and cruel; they are just plain stupid !
Best can opener ever ! Continue reading
Is it too late already ? I just watched this rather unnerving video about the current turmoil we’re in…… Continue reading
Full Metal Jacket Clip – YouTube This DI is piece of work….
Amazon.com: The Story the Soldiers Wouldn’t Tell: Sex in the Civil War (0011557015157): Thomas P. Lowry: Books | Found this book whilst web surfing this morning….