Apr 8

U.S. troops are political dynamite in budget battle 
    (Reuters)

Reuters – A looming government shutdown would be felt thousands of miles away by U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq and there could be a high political cost for the lawmakers who let it happen. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 6
US military struggles in campus battle (AFP)
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US military struggles in campus battle 
    (AFP)

AFP – US soldiers today face combat in some far-flung places, but it’s the battle for Columbia University, right in Manhattan, that could say most about the country they represent. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 3
US military struggles in campus battle (AFP)
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US military struggles in campus battle 
    (AFP)

AFP – US soldiers today face combat in some far-flung places, but it’s the battle for Columbia University, right in Manhattan, that could say most about the country they represent. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 15
US troops help Iraqi military battle al-Qaida (AP)
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US troops help Iraqi military battle al-Qaida 
    (AP)

AP – American troops helped Iraqi security forces battle suspected al-Qaida militants for two days north of Baghdad, deploying ground units and launching airstrikes in what appears to be the most extensive fighting since the U.S. ended combat operations in Iraq last month. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20
EADS to enter $50 billion U.S. tanker battle (Reuters)
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EADS to enter $50 billion U.S. tanker battle 
    (Reuters)

Reuters – Airbus parent EADS told the Pentagon on Tuesday that it will compete directly against Boeing Co for a military refueling plane deal worth up to $50 billion, according to sources informed about the matter. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

EADS accuses Pentagon of favoring Boeing in tanker battle 
    (AFP)

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Sep 30

Pentagon 'unfair' in tanker battle with Boeing: Northrop 
    (AFP)

AFP – Northrop Grumman Tuesday accused the Pentagon of being “unfair” over the aerospace giant’s competition with Boeing for a new mammoth contract to replace the US Air Force’s aging aerial tankers. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Pentagon 'unfair' in tanker battle with Boeing: Northrop 
    (AFP)

AFP – Northrop Grumman Tuesday accused the Pentagon of being “unfair” over the aerospace giant’s competition with Boeing for a new mammoth contract to replace the US Air Force’s aging aerial tankers. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27
Pentagon: Some released detainees return to battle (AP)
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Pentagon: Some released detainees return to battle 
    (AP)

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Dec 17
The Chaos of Battle
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The Chaos of Battle

The Chaos of Battle

The above images provide a small glimpse into the chaos of the battlefield and what soldiers endured as they fought for our nation’s identity. The first offers an idea of just how the bullets swarmed during some of these colossal conflicts. These malformed pieces of lead are minnie balls found on the Petersburg battlefield that collided mid-air.
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