Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Extortion 17: Never Forget

9 years ago a U.S. CH-47D Chinook military helicopter operating with the call sign Extortion 17 was shot down while transporting an Immediate Reaction Force reinforcing a Joint Special Operations Command unit southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan. 38 heroes were lost. … Continue reading

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‘Worst of the Worst’: Who Did U.S. Release From Gitmo for Bergdahl?

Published on Jun 2, 2014 After the release this weekend of a U.S. soldier held captive by the Taliban for five years, questions are now being raised about the five terrorists released from Guantanamo Bay in the prisoner swap. Former … Continue reading

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Soldier’s Nail Clippers and the TSA

J.T. Berry As the Chalk Leader for my flight home from Afghanistan, I witnessed the following: When we were on our way back from Afghanistan, we flew out of Baghram Air Field. We went through customs at BAF, full body … Continue reading

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NATO – With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies?

NATO promised Karzai to put American soldiers on trial for burning Koran “as soon as possible.” Will Obama prevent this from happening? The recent uproar about US military personnel allegedly burning Qur’an in Afghanistan has resulted in more violence and … Continue reading

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