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Remembering Pearl Harbor: 72 years

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 7, 2013 09:04 AM

Never forget: A newsreel of the Day of Infamy: Time has published rare photos from the front. Stars and Stripes features remembrances from the nation’s oldest vets. On Saturday, the two oldest veterans in America — a pair of 107-year-olds who fought in the Pacific theater 70 years ago — will meet up to mark […]

Military death benefits outrage: Camp Bastion widow has challenge for Congress and POTUS

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 8, 2013 01:22 PM

Donnella Raible, widow of Camp Bastion hero Lt. Col. Raible, has a message for Congress as families of the fallen face denial of death gratuity benefits during the shutdown. She wrote to me this morning: I am so mad about the government not paying the immediate death benefit. Let me explain: The day that Chris […]

One year later: Camp Bastion families still fighting for truth

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 6, 2013 09:42 AM

One year later: Camp Bastion families still fighting for truth by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2013 Next week, “never forget” will resound across America as citizens mark a dozen years since the 9/11 terrorist attack and one year since the bloody disaster in Benghazi. But who will remember the American heroes who came under […]

Staff Sgt. Ty Carter receives Medal of Honor today

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 26, 2013 09:53 AM

A true American hero gets his due today. Fort Carson soldier Staff Sgt. Ty Carter will receive the Medal of Honor for his bravery, valor, and combat gallantry in Afghanistan. My local newspaper, the Colorado Springs Gazette, spotlighted his inspiring story this weekend. He served in the Marines before joining the Army: In January 2008, […]

Col. Bud Day, R.I.P.

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 29, 2013 10:29 AM

An America patriot passed this weekend, but his bravery and leadership will not be forgotten. Medal of Honor recipient Col. Bud Day died at the age of 88. He endured five years of brutal torture at the Hanoi Hilton during the Vietnam War and never broke. Via Military.com: His untreated wounds were infected, and he […]

D-Day: 69th anniversary

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 6, 2013 10:09 AM

Never forget. June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the […]

American hero: Massive public memorial in Dallas for slain Navy SEAL Chris Kyle

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 11, 2013 10:56 AM

Thousands are expected today at the public memorial for slain Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. He’ll be honored at Cowboys stadium. Tomorrow, there will be a 200-mile procession to Austin, where Kyle will be buried. He will not be forgotten. Neither will his friend, Chad Littlefield, also murdered alongside him two weeks ago. Craft International […]

Veterans Day 2012

By Doug Powers  •  November 11, 2012 01:48 PM

Salute

Our Disenfranchised Troops Deserve Better

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 7, 2012 10:26 AM

Our Disenfranchised Troops Deserve Better by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 President Obama must do right by our men and women in uniform. Our troops put their lives on the line to protect our right to vote, but untold thousands of them were unable to cast their own ballots on Tuesday. For shame. Veterans […]

Honor the 241: 29th anniversary of the Beirut barracks bombing

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 23, 2012 11:51 AM

October 23, 1983. On that day, 241 U.S. Marines, soldiers, and sailors were murdered as they slept by truck bomb jihadists — who were waging a war on us long before we woke up and started fighting the war against them. The Arlington National Cemetery section on the Beirut Barracks Memorial is here. Our military […]

Whoopi Goldberg fails to perform simple Google search before posing ‘gotcha’ question to Ann Romney

By Doug Powers  •  October 18, 2012 11:33 PM

“Ok, umm…”

An accidentally on purpose, unscheduled but pre-planned encounter with the president

By Doug Powers  •  July 26, 2012 01:09 PM

Unsolicited but not really

Happy Flag Day and Happy 237th Birthday, U.S. Army!

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 14, 2012 12:36 PM

God bless all our soldiers who have served and sacrificed in defense of Old Glory.

D-Day: 68 years ago today

By Doug Powers  •  June 6, 2012 04:40 PM

Greatest generation saves the world

Memorial Day 2012: Honoring the fallen

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 28, 2012 02:12 AM

Taps Day is done, gone the sun, From the hills, from the lake, From the skies. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh. Go to sleep, peaceful sleep, May the soldier or sailor, God keep. On the land or the deep, Safe in sleep. Love, good night, Must thou go, When the day, And […]

Video of the day

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 21, 2012 12:31 PM

God bless our troops. Via Military.com:

The trial of the last Haditha Marine: SSgt Wuterich takes plea deal

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 23, 2012 03:25 PM

Last week, I noted the possibility of a plea deal in the trial of SSgt Frank Wuterich, the last of the U.S. Marines charged in connection to an alleged massacre of Iraqi civilians in the village of Haditha in 2005. (See here. All previous Wuterich trial coverage and Haditha links below.) Today, the plea deal […]

The last Haditha Marine: Trial update, prosecution collapse, plea deal in the works?

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 19, 2012 05:49 PM

At the beginning of the month, I told you about the trial of SSgt Frank D. Wuterich — the last of the Marines charged in connection to an alleged massacre of Iraqi civilians in the village of Haditha in 2005. The late corruptocrat John Murtha and the New York Slimes convicted and hanged the Marines […]

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 25, 2011 03:26 AM

Wishing you all a joy-filled Christmas 2011! Isaiah 9:2-7 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness— on them light has shined. You have multiplied the nation, you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor: 70 years

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 7, 2011 10:10 AM

Never forget: A newsreel of the Day of Infamy: Five memorials will be held today for “servicemen who lived through the assault and want their remains placed in Pearl Harbor out of pride and affinity for those they left behind.” Here’s the official White House statement on this solemn occasion. An old salt remembers: Ninety-one-year-old […]

Happy Veterans Day: Thank you!

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 11, 2011 09:49 AM

Happy Veterans Day to all who have served our great nation. Thank you for your courage and dedication. Thank you for our freedom. We can’t say it enough. A special salute to Marines, who celebrated the Corps’ 236th birthday yesterday. From the Boston Herald, a must-read account from one who served and sacrificed (h/t Jules […]

It’s Time for the Project Valour-IT Fundraiser!

By Doug Powers  •  July 3, 2011 11:14 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Fourth of July weekend is a great time to kick off this year’s Project Valour-IT fundraiser, and we’re pleased again this year to be representing Team Marine. First, a bit about what this great cause is all about: Project Valour-IT, in memory of SFC William V. Ziegenfuss, helps provide voice-controlled/adaptive laptop […]

Happy Flag Day and Happy Birthday, Army!

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 14, 2011 12:44 PM

It’s Flag Day and the Army’s 236th Birthday. Don’t forget to celebrate!

D-Day: 67th anniversary

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 6, 2011 09:20 AM

Never forget. June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the […]

Memorial Day 2011: Honoring the fallen

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2011 01:53 AM

Taps Day is done, gone the sun, From the hills, from the lake, From the skies. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh. Go to sleep, peaceful sleep, May the soldier or sailor, God keep. On the land or the deep, Safe in sleep. Love, good night, Must thou go, When the day, And […]

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