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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 […]

Rolling Thunder Rolls Into DC

By Doug Powers  •  May 29, 2011 04:04 PM

**Written by Doug Powers As I write this, it’s raining and I hear thunder in the sky, or it could just be the distant echo of Harleys: WASHINGTON — The sound of motorcycles is filling the streets of Washington this Memorial Day weekend. The group Rolling Thunder is in town for a motorcycle ride and […]

Jane Fonda Disinvited from Keynoting Women’s Summit

By Doug Powers  •  March 20, 2011 02:59 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Somebody at the New Hampshire Women’s Leadership Summit developed a sudden nut allergy. You’d think that if you invited Jane Fonda to speak at your event, you’d know what you were getting yourself into as far as possible backlash, but that doesn’t appear to have been the case at this event: […]

New Civility Update: Columbia University Students Heckle Purple Heart Veteran

By Doug Powers  •  February 20, 2011 04:33 PM

Shameful reception

Band of Brothers hero Dick Winters, R.I.P.

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 10, 2011 10:43 PM

An American war hero was buried yesterday. We will never forget: Via Larry Alexander at LancasterOnline.com: Standing by the grave of Major Richard D. Winters on Sunday, gazing at the American flag fluttering in the icy January wind, this reporter felt a profound sense of loss. Winters, the Lancaster County native who rose to worldwide […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor: 69 years

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 7, 2010 09:23 AM

Never forget: A newsreel of the Day of Infamy: A survivor on the USS Maryland remembers: Charlie Webb was shaving aboard the USS Maryland on Dec. 7, 1941, when the call to report to general stations went out. The Maryland was on Battleship Row in Pearl Harbor, and Pearl Harbor was being attacked by Japanese […]

Happy Veterans Day: Thank you!

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 11, 2010 09:11 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. The Military Channel has some excellent Veterans Day videos and tribute features. A few years ago, I had the honor and pleasure of interviewing several Doolittle Raiders […]

Terror in the Beltway update: Shots at Va. Coast Guard recruiting station

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 2, 2010 10:07 AM

Late last week, I noted the spate of related shootings in the Beltway area targeting military buildings — including the Marine Corps Museum in D.C., the Pentagon, and a vacant Marine Corps recruiting station in Chantilly, Va. Ballistics tests have tied all the attacks together. Now, FOX 5 in Washington, D.C. reports another incident involving […]

Terror in the Beltway: Marines, military targeted

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 29, 2010 09:56 AM

The wall-to-wall campaign coverage has distracted me from noting several terrifying shootings in the Beltway area — all targeting the military and specifically, the Marines. The shooter is apparently on the loose with a high-powered rifle. Earlier in the week, there were three incidents: he FBI said on Thursday that it has linked a shooting […]

Inspirational video of the day

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 29, 2010 11:20 AM

Sent in by reader Lynne S. Just watch these amazing Wounded Warriors and get inspired:

A Marine’s family needs your help

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 15, 2010 03:08 PM

Marine Corporal Brian Downard, 24, died of testicular cancer on Monday. He leaves behind a seven-year-old son, Jesse. The American Legion reports that Downard’s mother, Brenda, who will now raise Jesse, needs help raising money for funeral and living expenses. From the Burn Pit: Funeral expenses are $14,942.55, a sum that Brenda simply does not […]

Mocking war hero Nick Popaditch: A teachable moment; Updated

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 13, 2010 02:08 AM

On Sunday night, several readers e-mailed to let me know about a cartoon in the Imperial Valley (CA) Press that upset them immensely. Reader Marty sent the jpeg. It shows two young skateboarder punks looking up at a campaign poster. The candidate is not identified. He is bald and wears an eye patch. The punks […]

Happy 235th Birthday, U.S. Army

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 14, 2010 12:35 PM

From the U.S. Army website: Two hundred and thirty-five years ago, the United States Army was established to defend our Nation. From the Revolutionary War to the current operations taking place around the world, our Soldiers remain Army Strong with a deep commitment to our core values and beliefs. This 235th birthday commemorates America’s Army […]

It’s June 6th — Isn’t Google Forgetting Something Again?

By Doug Powers  •  June 6, 2010 11:03 AM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers Last year on June 6th Google celebrated the 25th birthday of Tetris: On June 6th the year before that, Google recognized the birthday of Spanish painter Diego Velasquez: But today, June 6, 2010… nothing: Google is purposefully ignoring a big event, aren’t they? Don’t they know that this is the […]

Memorial Day Salute

By Doug Powers  •  May 31, 2010 08:11 AM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers The word “sacrifice” is often used in a wildly exaggerated fashion (for some of us, it’s a “sacrifice” to lose cable for a day), but those who make very real and sometimes ultimate sacrifices are some of the reasons that the rest of us are in the enviable position of […]

Rolling Thunder 2010

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2010 08:50 PM

Paying tribute to those who fought and died to keep America free:

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