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Iraqi soldiers join Turkish exercises near shared border: witness

HABUR, Turkey (Reuters) – Iraqi soldiers joined Turkish troops for military exercises in southeast Turkey near the border with Iraq on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said, as the two countries coordinate steps in response to the Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum.

Letters of Love

To the strong men in uniforms from their devoted wives back home

I wish you were here, mi amor.

Some days are especially difficult when you’re not here and today is one such day.

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While you’re on your own 30 Plus Teams Tour of Washington , DC , not only are you going to visit the Arlington National Cemetery , but you’re going to walk around most of the cemetery , paying your respects to the veterans who are buried there. 417 more words


Ray's Vietnam

Excerpt from Ray: One Man’s Life

We went into A Shau valley at least four times, maybe five. Or into the mountains around the valley. The valley itself is something to talk about. 1,845 more words

Vietnam Vets

Are you prepared to die?

In September 1915 and subsequent months local papers in Wales carried a number of stories about the fighting in Gallipoli and letters from soldiers in the 4th Welsh. 347 more words


How "Mammy Market" Started In Army Barracks (Mammy Ochefu)

It was in 1959. Mammy Ode, a young girl from Jericho-Ugboju in the present Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State, was married to Anthony Aboki Ochefu, a young Non-Commissioned military officer, who had just been posted to Enugu from Abeokuta. 498 more words