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    DOD Lets U.S. Soldiers Keep Religious Beards, Tattoos, Piercings Is this the same DOD that threatened to jail Catholic priests for holding Mass for the troops during the government shutdown? Is this the same DOD that classified Catholics and Evangelical Christians as religious extremists...
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    "Six American soldiers have died in a crash involving an aircraft in southern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) says. The cause of the crash in Zabul is unknown and an investigation is under way, Isaf said. Initial reports indicated there was "no enemy activity in...
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    Pentagon freezes death benefits for fallen soldiers' families | Fox News "The Pentagon confirmed Tuesday that, as long as the budget impasse lasts, it will not be able to pay death benefits to the families of troops who've been killed in combat. "Unfortunately, as a result of the shutdown, we...
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    In July I started a facebook page with the intent of bringing the stories of fallen warriors onto peoples news feeds on facebook. My reasoning behind this is based on the fact that even though a soldier dies almost every day or two, you never hear about them. If you do it's only because they are...
  5. Firearms in the News
    Parade Marchers, Soldiers Banned From Carrying Rifles During Local Parade For First Time in 100+ Years "In Belton, TX, the 4th of July parade is an event with deep and long standing traditions. Since 1850 the town has held an annual parade to celebrate Independence Day. For much of that...
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    Killing the Dreams Soldiers Died to Preserve - Terry Paulson - Page 1 "Their loss is made even worse by an administration that is doing all it can to kill the dreams of Americans they fought to preserve." Nuff said.
  7. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Special forces soldiers forced to agree and sign "will fire on civilians" ?! A friend, who is a current special forces operator and combat veteran, has told us that his unit has been made aware of and was directed to sign an affirmation that they would fire on civilian population - women...
  8. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Interesting read about keeping the military votes possibly against him from counting. Obama Administration Has Failed To Enforce The Law Promoting Military Voting - Investors.com
  9. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Obama urges tighter background checks on gun buyers after Aurora massacre | The Ticket - Yahoo! News ".."A lot of gun owners would agree that AK-47s belong in the hands of soldiers, not in the hands of criminals -- that they belong on the battlefield of war, not on the streets of our cities,"...
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    Chris Hayes: Outrage as TV host says he is 'uncomfortable' calling fallen soldiers 'heroes' | Mail Online In the lightest terms possible: Are you bullsh*%ting me right now? How did this not make bigger news and how am I just hearing this now? What complete disrespect. Can't we exchange the life...
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    I am pretty sure you heard this in the news but I wanted to give my opinion here. This conduct is unacceptable from a soldier or any other human being for that matter. That is not the way a soldier is supposed to behave and show higher standards but at the same time I want people to try to...
  12. Blog Posts
    During my career in the military I was fortunate enough to use a wide variety of optics on the M-4 weapon system. While all of these generally performed well, each was built with a specific purpose and I routinely saw optics being mounted and employed incorrectly, and improper optic use quickly...
  13. Events
    Hunters Huddle 4 Heroes Raffle Going On Now!!!! Help US help those that so proudly served US!!!!! 1st prize. Autographed Jim Kelly Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills Helmet!!!! 2nd prize. Choice of 1 Remington 887 3.5" 12ga/770 30-05 rifle w/ scope aphd camo as barrel / $250. 3rd prize. Otis...
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    I would like to welcome Hunters Helping Soldiers to the Empire State. Hunters Helping Soldiers The mission of Hunters Helping Soldiers is to provide a means to enhance physical and emotional healing through comradery during hunting and fishing trips as well as mentorship to help ease the...
  15. News Feeds
    Apparently the Ulyanovsk ammunition plant located in Russia had an explosion as soldiers were trying to decommission munitions in one of their arsenals by means of controlled detonations. The Ulyanovsk plant is the manufacturer of Brown Bear and Silver Bear ammunition. This is not supposed to...
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    Soldiers take time out to teach new shooters Every summer at Camp Perry, Ohio, prior to the National Rifle and Pistol Trophy Matches, Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit take time out of their own training to pass their knowledge and shooting skills on to the next generation of...
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    Switzerland: Soldiers face loss of right to store guns at home Switzerland's part-time soldiers could lose their famous right to store their weapons at home. A coalition led by the country's Social Democrat party and the Greens has collected nearly 120,000 signatures to force a national...
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