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There’s a milblog protest today supporting Army Master Sgt. C.J. Grisham. Laughing Wolf at Blackfive has a full list of participants and explains: FOR TODAY, Wednesday 16 December 2009, many if not most, fellow milblogs — including This Ain’t Hell, From My Position, Miss Ladybug, Boston Maggie, Grim’s Hall, and those participating in the Wednesday […]
Major Chris Galloway, 36, was a writer at group blog Flopping Aces. He served in Iraq and Afghanistan. In June, he took his own life. His devastated fellow writers at Flopping Aces have a moving group tribute to their friend. Please read it. A tragic loss. A lasting legacy. Service to this country that won’t […]
Building the Iraqi security forces from the ground up.
A milblogger returns to Iraq.
“Do I think that my participation in this war will prevent the American system of government from collapsing? I have no such illusions. But the principle matters to me.”
The Paratrooper of Love.
Hugh Hewitt at Townhall blasts the Army’s milblogger gag: “The milbloggers, in short, have done an extraordinary job of keeping the home front not only safe but also informed. I cannot imagine what the public would think of the war if this vital flow of information –solid, reliable, realistic information—had not been flowing back to […]
In response to my post this morning about Wired’s story on the Army’s milblogger crackdown, I received an unauthorized e-mail request from one of our troops: Who will stand up for the rights of soldiers? Fight for us. We fight for you. – Anonymous soldier sending an unauthorized email Reader Robert e-mails: The crack down […]
Stupid! Stupid! Stupid! Via Noah Shachtman: The U.S. Army has ordered soldiers to stop posting to blogs or sending personal e-mail messages, without first clearing the content with a superior officer, Wired News has learned. The directive, issued April 19, is the sharpest restriction on troops’ online activities since the start of the Iraq war. […]