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Post time 2008-4-21 07:48:32 |Display all floors
Across America, Deadly Echoes of Foreign Battles
You will reap what you sow!

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Post time 2008-4-21 10:05:23 |Display all floors

They come home and America has changed

They come home and America has changed, really changed and do they know the changes from letters and calls from home, aren't they the ones that "outsiders looking in" when they arrive in a community that can't stop change.  The military base they had seen so little change from may not be their "turtle shell" like their family life it too probably changed.

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Post time 2008-6-15 15:48:29 |Display all floors
Up to 300,000 American citizens could be barred from gun ownership under the Democrats' new bill that has already passed the House of Representatives.

The gun control members of Congress have already passed legislation through the House to bar PTSD sufferers from gun ownership.
These are the soldiers suffering from mental trauma and brain injuries due to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Why are the Americans not letting these guys have their guns?
It is their right to bear arms, is it not?

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Post time 2008-9-21 22:30:31 |Display all floors
Police: Suspect In Deadly Deputy Shooting A War Veteran
Authorities Continue Manhunt For Gunman

September 20, 2008

More than 50 officers and SWAT team members are searching for a gunman who shot two deputies late Friday night. One of those deputies died after what police are calling an ambush.

Two deputies were shot in Caldwell County Friday night. Eyewitness News has learned that one of those deputies died.

Authorities said it started at around 9:15 p.m. Adam Klutz and Lt. Chris Martin responded to a 911 hang-up call from the Oak Hill community east of Lenoir.

Once the deputies arrived at the home on Fox Winkler Road, shots rang out in what authorities described as an ambush. Authorities said Klutz was getting out of the patrol car when he was shot. Klutz sustained a head injury. Martin was shot three times in the chest, but was saved by his bullet-proof vest.

Klutz died at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Martin was treated and released from Caldwell Memorial Hospital.

Authorities said they believe the shooter is Skip Brinkley, an Iraq War veteran. More than 50 officers, including SWAT teams from Catawba County and Burke County, are searching the area for the Brinkley. Authorities said he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Authorities are telling people living in the area in Caldwell County to be wary until Brinkley is captured.

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Post time 2008-11-4 07:55:32 |Display all floors
Man with gun and flag shuts US 101, then gives up
By ERICA WERNER Associated Press Writer


A masked man waving an American flag and a revolver on a Highway 101 overpass brought traffic to a halt for more than three hours Monday before he surrendered peacefully to police.

Crisis negotiators coaxed Edward Van Tassel, 28, to give up. After dropping the weapon, Van Tassel asked for a Barack Obama campaign sign, which authorities provided and he attached to the overpass along with the flag, police said. The gun was found to be unloaded.

Van Tassel, an Iraq veteran from Santa Barbara, was taken into custody without incident, said police Sgt. Lorenzo Duarte. The sergeant said Van Tassel had been in the Army but he did not have any details of his Iraq service.

As for the man's motive, Duarte said, "The reason appears to be anti-war, but I don't know the specifics."

The freeway, which was shut down in both directions during the morning rush hour, was reopened after the arrest.

Police continued to investigate a duffel bag and the man's car at the scene but "we have no credible threats or any threats of explosives," Sgt. Jim Pfleging said.

Pfleging said the man would receive a mental health evaluation.

Van Tassel, wearing a ski mask and brown fatigues, held the flag in one hand and the gun in the other when officers arrived on the La Cumbre Avenue overpass shortly after 7 a.m. in Santa Barbara, 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

During the hours-long negotiation, a police special weapons and tactics team and a crisis negotiation team used a bullhorn to communicate with Van Tassel.

Nearly three hours into the siege, Van Tassel put the revolver down, asked for an Obama sign, which was delivered by a bomb squad robot. Van Tassel later walked backward to officers, who took him into custody shortly after 10:30 a.m. No shots were fired during the incident.

Telephone directory assistance had no listing for Van Tassel.

The freeway, a major route along the California coast, was completely shut down west of downtown Santa Barbara during the incident and the Highway Patrol reported at 10 a.m. that traffic was backed up at least three miles in each direction.

Motorists stuck on the freeway got out of their vehicles and chatted or waved at media helicopters.

The La Cumbre overpass links the exclusive Hope Ranch and La Cumbre Golf & Country Club on the south to the La Cumbre Plaza shopping mall and State Street to the northeast.

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Post time 2008-11-7 10:40:38 |Display all floors

What Will Happen When the Soldiers Return?

they will be sent to the next war

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Post time 2008-11-7 10:43:31 |Display all floors
Originally posted by dragon1958 at 2008-11-7 10:40
they will be sent to the next war

What's on your mind now........ooooooooooooooo la la....Kind Regards

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