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The 22nd

Do a buddy check today. It’s the 22nd. I’m going to try to remind you every 22nd of the month to check in and make sure your veteran friends are ok. 58 more words

“Mother of All Bombs” Never Used Before Due to Civilian Casualty Concerns

Alex Emmons reports for The Intercept:

Fulfilling Donald Trump’s campaign promise to “bomb the shit” out of ISIS, the Pentagon dropped the “mother of all bombs” — one of its largest non-nuclear munitions — for the first time on Thursday, in Afghanistan. 175 more words

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Family Appeals Deportation of Ill, Disabled Uncle

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A St. Louis family is appealing for help for their disabled uncle, who was picked up last Monday by agents and deported to Afghanistan – a country he hasn’t been to in two decades. 190 more words

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'Biggest Humanitarian Catastrophe Since 2003 Invasion': Anand Gopal on Battle for Mosul

Amy Goodman and Nermeen Sheikh speak with Anand Gopal, a journalist and a fellow at The Nation Institute, who recently returned from the Middle East and has reported extensively from the region. (Democracy Now!)

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President Trump Signs Veteran's Choice in Healthcare Act into Law...

Good start, but we still need to CLEAN HOUSE at the V.A….they should be among the BEST, not the worst.

Earlier today President Trump delivered on a reform promise to Veterans who are regionally impacted by poor healthcare options/providers within the VA system. 

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