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Old Blue- What does Veteran’s Day mean to me?

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Old Blue- What does Veteran’s Day mean to me?

  I feel tremendously privileged to be a veteran.  By that, I mean that I’ve been privileged to have the opportunity to serve, and to serve in the capacities that I have.  I’m not special.  There are millions like me.  There are millions of others who have never had the opportunity to serve.  Those who…

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Shard-What Veteran’s Day means to me

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Shard-What Veteran’s Day means to me

  My dear friend and fellow Veteran Bouhammer, asked me to express what Veterans Day means to me. Well, in a word; Blessed. God blessed me to be born American. So it, Veterans Day, means everything. No Veterans, no freedom. Period. A heavy price / sacrifice was paid for me to live the life I have…

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Guest Blogger, Susan K.- The real reason to hate Michael Vick

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Guest Blogger, Susan K.- The real reason to hate Michael Vick

After having spent nine years taking care of our war wounded service members, with all its heartbreaks and tragedies, the one thing I value most is opportunities to see how well my former patients have done. For me, to watch these men and women recover, get married, have children, play hockey, basketball, compete in the…

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UPDATED- Guest Blogger, Scott Kesterson- What Just Happened? Looking at Bergdahl from the lens of political spin

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UPDATED- Guest Blogger, Scott Kesterson- What Just Happened?  Looking at Bergdahl from the lens of political spin

[Author’s note: Politics and power are a game of strategy and board position. Master’s of the game maneuver like a military tactician in war, making use of information and events as their weapon of choice. The ambush is a tactic used by the best of the game masters, leveraging surprise, intensity, and timing to overwhelm…

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Who Raven-Wolf isn’t

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I am getting emails from people assuming I am Raven-Wolf. I wish I could take the credit. However, as much as I appreciate the praise, it is misplaced. I have been in Afghanistan a couple of times but I was not even in country when Bergdahl went missing. The story Raven-Wolf expressed is from a…

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Guest Blogger, Rusty Bradley- Bergdahl has led to Pandora’s Box

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Guest Blogger, Rusty Bradley- Bergdahl has led to Pandora’s Box

I was a tactical operations center chief when Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked off his firebase. The entire room held its breath as we read the message, an American soldier was missing. Phones were abuzz and video conferences under way as preparation for contingency operations to support the search were already underway. There would be no…

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A number of new stories about Bergdahl

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A number of new stories about Bergdahl

Since the Blog post, “Guest Blogger, Raven-Wolf: Bergdahl, How pride and arrogance kept us from getting him back” went up yesterday this blog has received record-setting traffic, breaking the one day number of hits on this blog three times over. In addition the traffic here, there are stories up all over the place on the…

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Guest Blogger, Raven-Wolf: Bergdahl, How pride and arrogance kept us from getting him back

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Guest Blogger, Raven-Wolf: Bergdahl, How pride and arrogance kept us from getting him back

Bouhammer Note- I have known of this complete story for five years. However I could not come public with it or ask my sources to even allow me to take it public. One of my sources who goes by the nickname Raven-Wolf, who was and is very connected and was on the ground at the…

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