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@Kiyabear Auto-correct is the new bane of our electronic existence.... but provides endless entertainment :)
16 hours, 53 minutes ago on A Look In The Mirror At Iran Air Flight 655 Shot Down By The USS Vincennes In 1988
@Kiyabear He is on an iPad and ends up with typos... I don't believe that was intentional either.
17 hours, 4 minutes ago on A Look In The Mirror At Iran Air Flight 655 Shot Down By The USS Vincennes In 1988
@Allwet @majrod Good one DJ :)
17 hours, 52 minutes ago on A Look In The Mirror At Iran Air Flight 655 Shot Down By The USS Vincennes In 1988
@majrod Will - you forgot one thing. If you break that contract under the guise of "Nationalism", you gain the support of useful idiots who get all teary eyed and romantic at the notion of the masses throwing off the yoke of their Colonial oppressors.
1 day, 18 hours ago on A Look In The Mirror At Iran Air Flight 655 Shot Down By The USS Vincennes In 1988
@SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) @joesig @majrod Uh oh... looks like someone summoned the Kracken.....
2 days, 2 hours ago on A Look In The Mirror At Iran Air Flight 655 Shot Down By The USS Vincennes In 1988
@LadyHW @NicholasP Good points HW. I look to the liberal cities like Detroit and Chicago that are not working under the same theories and there is no admission from them that they don't work. Just look for more money to throw at failed theories.
2 days, 4 hours ago on Action, Inaction, and Consequences For the Future of American Foreign Policy
@LawyerHandle At least Al Jazeera is publishing that info... http://www.algemeiner.com/2014/07/21/al-jazeera-publishes-updated-list-of-gaza-dead-analysis-confirms-israel-tageting-combatants/
3 days, 4 hours ago on Amidst Successful Targeting of Hamas Tunnels, IDF Operations Seek to Cripple Hamas as Death Toll Rises
@LadyHW Yeah, I think that sums up lot of FP though
3 days, 17 hours ago on Amidst Successful Targeting of Hamas Tunnels, IDF Operations Seek to Cripple Hamas as Death Toll Rises
@LadyHW Clear as mud
RIP SFC Goldsmith. Thanks for sharing that D and letting us help keep his memory alive. Sorry for your loss and I know he's not the only one you've lost. Good to see you back.
1 week, 2 days ago on One Of The Good Ones: In Memory of SFC Wyatt A. Goldsmith A 3/1 SFG(A) ODA-1314
@NVShawn I don't think there can be lasting peace when the ME wants to wipe them off the face of the map and eradicate them as a people.... there is no middle ground from the opposition
1 week, 3 days ago on Syrian Rockets Rain Down On Israel With Iran’s Help
@LadyHW Always did like the way you think H :)
1 week, 3 days ago on Jihadist Propaganda, Part 2 : Hollywood Ending
The administration has spoken with the Rose Garden parental reception.... can't find Bowe in the wrong now.....
1 week, 3 days ago on Bowe Bergdahl returns to duty. That’s not the shocking part.
Reading that article, you wouldn't think that he would really come onto leadership radar as a potential threat, and I don't see where his juniors could do much to air their concerns either. I never really followed this case. What's your take Will?
1 week, 6 days ago on Mass murdering soldier background revealed
@susanmarie24 Goes along with the "Sounded good at the time"... and my favorite... "What?!?! I was told that was a sure-fire win-win!"
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Secretary Kerry’s Foreign Policy Uncertainty
@decktechonthe1047 Has to be an erasable one.... things change too quickly!
3 weeks, 5 days ago on The Strong Horse: Al Nusra and ISIS Reconciled? Not Exactly
Great series AW. Thanks for the time and effort to put that together.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on CIA Covert Operations in Tibet: Part 3
@Loren Schofield Great bit of history Loren. Thanks!
1 month ago on The Missionary And The Gunship
Maybe if we had negotiated the SOFA and not pulled out, we could have influenced the maintenance of qualified military commanders, but at this point it really seems like Maliki has sown the seeds of his nation's own destruction. I'm not sure even 300 SF advisors could do much with untrained volunteers in the time it will take to retake what ISIS has gained. Doesn't bode well.
1 month ago on Current assessment of the state of the Iraqi Army
@YankeePapa @LauraKinCA True... maddening really...
1 month ago on Clinton “forced” to support Benghazi deception
@dolphinwearersdaughter If you end up way too close to an attacker, at least the first one can be used as a weapon.....
1 month ago on The Best of SOFREP: Navy SEAL Lessons Learned From Aurora Colorado
Back biting and feeding frenzy... I hope they all discredit each other such that they have no viable candidates... scum
I remember all that crap :(
1 month, 1 week ago on Putting Emotions In Check Over The Current Fiasco In Iraq
Amen to that 6!
1 month, 1 week ago on The Dominoes Keep Falling: Bayji, Tikrit, and Now Kirkuk
1 month, 3 weeks ago on SOF Too Valuable to Risk Rescuing Deserter Bergdahl?
@Loren Schofield What did you do to her that she is NOW a lesbian?!? Scarred for life after a USO tour?? :)
1 month, 2 weeks ago on The Psychosis of Boredom
Proud to have included RCF as one of my personal charities and I believe it's a necessary gap funding source. Was sorry to have missed the Gala last summer but just bought my ticket for this years! Looking forward to the evening.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Mark The Date: The Red Circle Foundation’s Annual Gala
@ArcticWarrior @LauraKinCA @SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) I have watched a lot of footage thru The Military Channel's series and more.... and never seen most of that.... some great info there... will have to watch again.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on D-Day 70 years ago
@SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) Never seen this footage... great find... thanks Sean!
@KineticFury @ArcticWarrior The shear scale of the effort and the tenacity..... film and books really are the only way to remember now.... hope we never lose that history.
@KineticFury I saw that today too and was a bit overwhelmed just thinking about the scale of it all. Was talking to a good friend later about the Naval side of things... incredible.
@SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) Feels like it will be many years before any sign of the Malaysian airliner will be found too, likely during some unrelated scientific exploration.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on “Alright, Goodnight” – Does Malaysia Want To Know What Happened To Flight MH-370?
@LawyerHandle I agree that the trade was likely a way for the admin to start releasing Gitmo prisoners. Did you also see the State Dept spokeswoman essentially calling the former squad mates liars about the desertion, etc?
Great job Dan! We've been looking forward to this and more about South Africa for a while. Looking forward to more.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on A Greater Share of Honour and the South African Recces
Sounds like a great way to honor those men. Thanks for sharing, and for your part in honoring them.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Commemorating Polish II Corps and the Monte Cassino Battle
@Txazz sent me this link, another article indicating that looks like the growing consensus is that the pings didn't come from the airliner's black boxes.
"Authorities now almost universally believe the pings did not come from the onboard data or cockpit voice recorders but instead came from some other man-made source unrelated to the jetliner that disappeared on March 8, according to Michael Dean, the Navy's deputy director of ocean engineering." ... "Our best theory at this point is that (the pings were) likely some sound produced by the ship ... or within the electronics of the Towed Pinger Locator," Dean said.
@SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) and I were speculating a couple weeks ago what else could be the ping sources, as the boxes were likely too deep for a Chinese CG boat to detect on the surface with a hand held hydrophone A couple ideas were that it might be from a tracker on a drifting net, a tagged whale, shark or some other source.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on “Alright, Goodnight” – Does Malaysia Want To Know What Happened To Flight MH-370?
Welcome aboard and looking forward to your articles.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on New International Affairs Writer: Eric Jones
@LawyerHandle I remember watching the series when it was first rolled out and Brandon introducing his credentials.... but I had never heard of him before... and I haven't seen him in anything since. I agree with you. He asked a few questions, that were likely pre-agreed upon to act like a moderator, but the series was made by the interaction of the guys.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Actor Pat Kilbane Sues SOFREP
@OldPH2 And... he's back :)
Kilbane is delusional if he thinks that video series, while a lot of fun to watch and will be a special one to keep remembering Chris (BW - still hoping for a DVD for sale of the video series), was the one thing that made SOFREP popular. He must never have listened to a podcast or read one of the thousands of articles or looked at the commenting of the community. I guess just another example of the slimy atmosphere in the entertainment business. I know the SOFREP community will be there to support you.
Good job on the video. Never forgotten.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on SOFREP Honors Glen Doherty This Memorial Day: Former NSW Editor & Friend To Many
Thanks for the review. May have to add that one to the list. Really enjoyed your Primal Series as well!
1 month, 4 weeks ago on American Terrorist Operative David Headley & The Bloody Siege of Mumbai
Sounds like it's way past time to start a strong #hashtag campaign to bring focus on this issue Blake.
2 months ago on Veterans Administration Set to Investigate the Veterans Administration
Great speech! Like he said... good for all, not just those who have or are about to serve.
2 months ago on Admiral McRaven’s Message To Grads: Lead By Example
@YankeePapa Yet another great experience. Thanks for sharing.
2 months, 1 week ago on Medal of Honor Awardee CPT William Swenson returns to active duty
@majrod @Sir Drinksalot Agreed. Good article. Did you both see that comment on the 'Rep article by the guy from Ukraine? Makes a good point about all the inter-marriages and conflicted loyalties. I agree that Putin will work towards regaining control of the other republics and I really don't see NATO doing that much right now. There has been too much commerce in the last decade or so.
2 months, 1 week ago on Ukraine is lost, what next?
@SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) So The Kracken is a paintballer... yes I knew that, but nice to see you in full kit up. You'll have to tell the group about the team you play with.
2 months, 1 week ago on MILSIM Airsoft Sparking The Interest of Future Soldiers?
@Recon6 @JHR@ArcticWarrior Oh no.... totally Brad's TheraBomb solution... and a scary one it was too... NEVER trying it... or at least maybe not unless I'm on death's door and I have 24 hour supervision :/
2 months, 1 week ago on Weapons of Ass Destruction
@YankeePapa He will be hated by many for being almost untouchable.... and revered at the same time..... no matter what, not an enviable position to be in. He wants his career and I wish him well. He served his country and men well and deserves his chance. Not sure he will get the chances he wants though.
Welcome Loren! Very glad to have you writing for the site. Look forward to reading your offerings and hearing more of your stories.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on New Army SF Writer: Meet Loren