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LT Bradley Warren Snyder

Bradley Warren Snyder was born in Reno, Nevada to Michael and Valarie Snyder. He swam while attending Northeast High School in St. Petersburg, Florida. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2006 with a degree in naval architecture; while there, he was captain of the swim team. 199 more words

Purple Heart

One Grizzled Veteran's Dream

W.J. Astore

Today I saw this bulletin from FP: Foreign Policy: 

OUTSIDE THE WIRE: Several years after pulling back, American troops will head outside the wire to battle the Taliban and turn up the air war, FP’s Paul McLeary and Dan De Luce report. 777 more words


SPC Christopher "Chris" Harris

The wife of a fallen Fort Bragg soldier was just six weeks pregnant when she found out she would never see her husband again.  U.S. Army SPC Christopher “Chris” Harris, 25, was killed August 2, 2017 by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. 105 more words


SFC Stephen Cribben

Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Cribben, 33, died Saturday from wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations in Logar province, Afghanistan.

Cribben was a senior communications sergeant assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group at Fort Carson, Colorado. 160 more words


MSG Robert "Pitt" Pittman

MSG (Ret) Robert “Pitt” Pittman, 41, Clarksville, died Thursday, July 29, 2010, in Afghanistan. Pitt was born September 21, 1968 in Greenwood, Mississippi to Robert and Vicky Lynn Pittman. 191 more words


The Definition of American Insanity

W.J. Astore

Here are two items this morning from FP: Foreign Policy (foreignpolicy.com), which provides a daily summary (Situation Report, or SITREP) of news items related to the U.S. 429 more words

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