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My Friends

My friends have stolen my books,
my friends have avoided my looks,
my friends have thought me a madman, a pity,

my friends have pushed me from their thoughts, 161 more words


... He Planned it in Advance ?? [#Bowe Bergdahl case]...

.. it appears that Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl planned his defection to the Taliban in advance …

.. it still needs to be more fully investigated , but it appears that the N.C.I.S. 87 more words

Personal Opinion

The Draft

Remember when shots
were stolen,
foreign dreams left melted
in the chamber.
Left fulfilled
next to a loaded gun,
your face filmy gray
and indiscernible from the others… 108 more words


September 8th - Thomas Highgate executed 1914

Private Thomas James Highgate is famous for being the first British soldier to be convicted of desertion in World War I. He was executed for trying to desert. 67 more words


A look at Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's Article 32 hearing

HOUSTON — The U.S. Army is set to hold an Article 32 hearing in the case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was charged in March with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy for allegedly leaving his post in southeastern Afghanistan in June 2009. 416 more words


Pentagon Throws the Book at Bowe Bergdahl

Misbehavior before the enemy violates Article 99 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice and includes grotesquely dishonorable behavior, including running away, ‘shamefully’ abandoning any place that it is his ‘duty to defend,’ ‘cowardly conduct,’ or endangering the safety of his unit through his own ‘disobedience, neglect, or intentional misconduct.’ 339 more words
War Room

Trial to Begin for Air Force Sergeant on Sex Assault Charges

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. (AP) – A military trial is scheduled to begin for an Air Force technical sergeant who fled Illinois to avoid a trial on child sexual assault charges. 123 more words