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Don’t Shoot! We’re Republicans!

posted by Evan Derrick

From our subscriber: This interesting read (Hey, I have days like this!) received from a USMC associate, includes a U.S. Secret Service nexus….and best of all, it’s true! DON’T SHOOT! WE’RE REPUBLICANS! A Bit of Naval History You May Not Know From November 1943, […]

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Heroes: U.S. Border Patrol

posted by Evan Derrick

The Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) trains to protect America’s borders from terrorists, illegal immigrants, and all threats attempting to cross our nation’s borders. The United States Border Patrol trains, qualifies, and maintains some of the most highly skilled personnel within any governmental agency. […]

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Wounded Warriors Ride Again

posted by Evan Derrick

Here’s an interesting bike ride video that took place on the 4th of July.  Unfortunately, we did not receive the link in time to be featured closer to the actual event but viewing the video later in no way loses […]

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The Untold Story of Women in Combat

posted by Evan Derrick

Women have served in the military since the birth of America. This is atribute to the women who have served in the nation’s defense since the American revolution. Left out of the history books for far too long, the story […]

‘Hug-a-Hero’ Dolls Help Military Kids Cope

posted by Evan Derrick

When military parents leave their children, many communication resources are available to keep them in contact. However, many find that keeping in touch can’t compare to the real, physical touch of parent at home. Operation Hug-A-Hero is trying to change that. […]

A Soldier’s Poem – “From a Doc’s Point of View”

posted by Evan Derrick

By ‘Doc Hutch’ As a Corpsman in green and not navy blue, I offer this poem from a Doc’s point of view. We’ve been honored by stories, poems and such By Marines we have served with and respected so much. […]

The Documentary Soldiers Watch Before Deploying to Afghanistan

posted by Evan Derrick

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Less than six months ago, U.S. Army Pfc. William A. Swaray’s drill sergeant at Fort Benning, Ga., gathered soon-to-be infantry men in a small room. The drill sergeant wanted the young soldiers to watch the movie […]

An Inspirational D-Day Letter of Condolence

posted by Evan Derrick

Here’s an e-mail from a lawyer friend of mine.  He gave me permission to publish it for all of our America In Uniform supporters. To all: In the performance of my menial job, I am required to examine Abstracts of Title to […]

Hero Soldier Foils Bank Robbery

posted by Evan Derrick

This story comes courtesy of My Fox Tampa Bay.  SARASOTA – A U.S. Army soldier visiting family in the Bay Area is being called a hero. Staff Sgt. Eddie Peoples foiled a bank robbery in Sarasota. At around 2:30 p.m. […]

Army Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Clouse – ‘Guys called for me, so I went’

posted by Evan Derrick

From Stripes.com The terrain was ideal for an ambush. “To our west and to our east was high cliff faces,” said Army Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Clouse. “To the south was the entrance to the canyon that we had come […]

A Year at War

posted by Evan Derrick

More than thirty thousand American soldiers have taken part in the Afghanistan surge.  Here are the stories of the men and women of the First Battalion, 87th Infantry of the 10th Mountain Division.  Over their deployment, from March 2010 until […]

The P-38 Lightening

posted by Evan Derrick

This video shows the walk around and checkout prior to engine start, engine start procedures, taxi to take-off, take off, cruise flight and maneuvers, and landing and shut down. It’s long (24+ minutes) but most interesting.  Give yourself plenty of time to enjoy! […]

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True Heroes from 9/11
THESE OLD WONDERFUL FACES SAY IT ALL......... These are the surviving dogs that worked the trade center that are still alive (as of September, 2011) but retired, they are heroes too.  Their eyes say everything you need to know about ...

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