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Profiles in Courage: Man Stops Knife Wielding Maniac in Target Store and Get's Sued For It

Just one more sad example that the Target Corporation is nothing but a bunch of assholes that are NOT interested in the SAFETY of your family or mine. 406 more words

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Profiles in Courage: Veteran Who Lost a Leg to an IED has Completed 26 Marathons to Date

Next time you get the urge to bitch and moan about your life being hard, unfair or difficult…Come back and Read this article. This Modern Spartan personifies and epitomizes the phrase “Never Give Up!”-SF… 309 more words

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Profiles in Courage: "Apache Down", The One Iraq War Story You Most Likely Never Heard About

When an AH-64 went down near the Iraqi city of Najaf, 12 Army paratroopers unleashed hell on an enormous enemy force.

On Jan. 28, 2007, a 12-man Military Transition Team, or MiTT, composed of paratroopers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division was called upon to assist an Iraqi army unit that was engaged in a fierce battle with insurgents near the city of Najaf. 357 more words

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Another Reason To Be Armed (With a Cane): 70 Year Old Veteran Shuts Down Would-be Robber

When I first read about this story I was reminded of Colonel  Rex Applegate. Him and William E. Fairbairn were responsible for training OSS operatives in the “Black Arts” during WW2. 312 more words

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Profiles in Courage: Two Veterans Embark on Mission to be the First Amputees To Climb Mount Everest

These two awesome Spartans make me proud to be a Veteran. They are proving to all of us, disabled or not, that the LIMITS we choose to put on ourselves are of our own making and are MENTAL, NOT PHYSICAL. 451 more words

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Profiles in Courage: True Heroism Summed Up in a Snapshot

On November 10, 1943, when Lt. Walter L. Chewning Jr., the catapult officer of the USS Enterprise, saw a 9,000-pound F6F Hellcat crash-land on the flight deck and erupt in a ball of flames as it barreled toward the gun gallery, he did not run away. 122 more words

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Military News: USMC Bomb Sniffing Dog Receives Highest Honor

Lucca is the first U.S. Marine service dog to receive the medal, considered the world’s top honor for war animals.

A bomb-sniffing U.S. Marine Corps German shepherd who survived an IED blast while on patrol in Afghanistan was awarded the world’s highest honor for service dogs on April 5. 349 more words

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