Spurs and Bling, it's a Cowgirl Thing!
@1bwhite from the air:
10 hours, 7 minutes ago on How Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Really Met His Fate
Autopsy Finds Al-Zarqawi Died Of Internal Injuries 52 Minutes After Bombing
U.S. releases results in response to rumors that al-Zarqawi may have been beaten or shot. June 12, 2006
Officials Detail Zarqawi's Last Hour June 13, 2006
10 hours, 30 minutes ago on How Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Really Met His Fate
@YankeePapa @Frumentarius YP, you did so well, I'll front you one.
2 days, 11 hours ago on Wasting the Best and the Brightest: the ASTP Program in World War Two
Astounding story and outstanding . . . you always come thru, YP. *smile*
@caseymac1944 you got that right!
3 days, 7 hours ago on Ranger School, Ranger Battalion, and Female Rangers…The Facts
@Waterborne Don't think the guy is really Bis
3 days, 7 hours ago on Three Reasons Why SEAL Leaders Are Upset at O’Neill & Bissonnette
Brandon, I've only seen you exhibit character and class going on three years for myself, always a voice of reason. From what I've been able to experience through REP and MSM interviews you've stayed true to your words. Even credible sources can be wrong and whether or not I agree with what you write, I've seen you stay true and on course. Besides that, there is wisdom in a multitude of counselors and surely before you publish here in REP you run things by the rest of the triumvirate.
My heart goes out to Matt and Rob for what they've set in motion in their lives which has affected the Teams. My prayer is our stealth warriors will emerge healthier in the long run and will ever have my gratitude. Long before a SEAL was a twinkle in a frog's eye, our stealth warriors in the military have had our respect and honor.
The Deed is All, Not The Glory works in our private lives and whether we sign a piece of paper or not.
3 days, 19 hours ago on Three Reasons Why SEAL Leaders Are Upset at O’Neill & Bissonnette
@YankeePapa And, now they are all on the way home safe, thanks to the Aussies. Great to hear from "down under", Mitch.
5 days, 21 hours ago on Australia Gearing Up for the G20 Summit
Today I'll pay tribute to you as well, Keith and Capt. Bob McKenzie. I've read so much about him and a most amazing man. You're of the same ilk.
6 days, 6 hours ago on In Memory of Capt. Bob McKenzie USA
I celebrate you today as a vet but, yet I still remember those dear but, not here. I liked the way you told your story of service. drats! bet you said worse than that when they didn't card you. God bless you.
6 days, 6 hours ago on A Personal View
Your words touch my heart. I think they'll echo in my head. Peace my brother.
We are all behind reading articles and one by one I am trying to make my way through the Nov 11 ones as each is important.
6 days, 6 hours ago on Thoughts From A Soldier’s Heart
Absolutely sickening isn't it. John, you are getting information out there and that's a big start. It is definitely hard to believe the Chinese think an elephant's tusk falls out like a tooth. While the Chinese gov't supports the ivory trade it certainly lessens the chance of success. Excellent article.
6 days, 7 hours ago on How Intel Fusion Can Save 50,000 Elephants From Poaching Each Year
Outstanding, Eric and made me want to cry but, also smile when he was called Papa. How precious are your memories and it's special you shared them with us. He was a wonderful example for you to become the man you are. How grateful we are to all our veterans but, the old veterans are especially dear to my heart.
1 week, 2 days ago on Veterans Day: My Grandfather and My Fellow Veterans
Captivating, interesting, eye opening, and even humorous a time or two. Keep these articles coming!
My thoughts and prayers are with this young man.
1 week, 2 days ago on Fighter Politicians: An Army of Communists in the YPG and PKK
I will ever be grateful to the Vets who honorably served their country because they served me as an American. It's very personal and always will be. Thank you each and every one. I don't need a holiday to remember but, it is very nice to have two - perhaps because Canada has Remembrance Day same as day as our Veterans it gets confusing since they are memorializing their fallen. God bless America and all our veterans.
1 week, 3 days ago on 2014 Happy Veteran’s Day Vets!
Oorah and Happy Birthday, Marine Corps!
1 week, 3 days ago on 2014 Marine Corps Birthday Message
Thank you to all our Veterans not only today but, every day.
1 week, 3 days ago on The Atlas Generation
@Mitchell McAlister @Txazz YES, I am well aware of the Haka - gives one goosebumps doesn't it.
1 week, 5 days ago on Australia’s 2nd Commando Regiment Loses ‘Little Brother’ Moniker
A well written history on the 2nd Commando Regiment, Mitchell, not that I understood it all. I do understand you've got ADF boots on the ground in Iraq and are the lead element. Nice to know you've got our backs.
Does the 2nd have a battle cry - have heard the Ozzies aren't much for war cries.
“She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city”
― Roman Payne,
RIP: Havel Minsky
1 week, 5 days ago on The Real Women of the PKK: Havel Minsky
@oldSquid(Mafia) @LawyerHandle Fox Special airs over two days, Nov 11th and 12th. He seems to be on every channel.
1 week, 5 days ago on What Happened to The Team In SEAL
@Jaycel Adkins Jayce, I read YES the No Hero book was vetted and took 6 to 9 months. Book release is Nov 10 in 3 more days.
2 weeks ago on NCIS Investigation Of “No Easy Day” Author Creates Further Rift Among SEAL Community
Nicely done! Loud and clear and I will be sharing your article with others.
Kudos to you Vasilis and Lang.
3 weeks ago on Libya Situation Report
Poignant story, Matt but, inspiring, too. Takes courage to walk through these losses and reminds us to never give up - always makes me proud - always brings a few tears. One day I hope to hug them myself and thank them for their service and sacrifice. I will ever be grateful.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Five Years Gone: Reflections of a 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Pilot
Thanks, Matt for sharing so we can remember, too. To remember is to honor, respect and love our finest and bravest. My first touch with SOAR was the book, None Braver and I fell in love right then and there. Thanks for sharing part of your "family".
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Five Years Gone
@LadyHW good idea - there are 5 different strains of Ebola and who is to know if another or new one pops up with one of these healthcare workers returning? One that is transmitted by air for instance. Too many variables. They were very sure before in VA when the Reston strain popped up.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Ebola Outbreak: Stop the Carriers?
@clluelo I preferred Aljazeera before Gore bought it. One could come across some real nuggets. Very mundane these days. It's not only what they say but, how they say it in the foreign newspapers that I look at. I like to go to the country where things are happening.
What in the world has happened to AW? This subject causes me to think of all our chats during the Mall attack which was awhile ago.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Al Jazeera and Source Agenda
@bandanana The nurse in Maine is only happenstance not a plot but, I find it very interesting watching it play out. She also lied by omission if nothing else. Intelligence officer for CDC?
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered all military personnel
returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa to be held in a
Hagel signed the order Wednesday morning, accepting a recommendation
from the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Army days earlier had imposed such a
policy on its own servicemembers, but the new order applies to all
@Waterborne: degrees do not equal "smart" or good old common sense. Read this a.m. Dr. Spencer lied to authorities at first telling them he self quarantined himself at home on his return. His credit cards, metro passes proved him a liar when authorities followed up.
Excellent, Derek. Having lived in Munich and then watch the attack play out on TV was shocking. Plenty to remember and contemplate since then.
"We as a society need to take the blinders off and realize that to be
victorious in battle is to be accepting of one’s own savagery."
Good to see you back.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Destroy All The Brutes: Targeted Killings, Revenge, and the Hydra Effect
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Ebola Outbreak: Stop the Carriers?
keep in mind she works for CDC which they've hidden and wiped info off the internet.
Her attorney Steven Hyman told the Bangor Daily News
that she agreed to stay in isolation from the public for two days,
despite Maine officials expectations that she remain for the required
21-days imposed on those who have been exposed to the virus.
"She doesn't want to agree to continue to be confined to a residence beyond the two days," Hyman said.
officials in Maine said Tuesday they're prepared to legally enforce the
state's "voluntary" quarantine on health care workers who've treated
But civil rights lawyer Norman Siegel, who is also
representing Hickox said she would contest any potential court order
requiring her to quarantine at home.
Her boyfriend who was in quarantine and is supposed to be in Maine says he was going to her house. He is in nursing school - the university says if he leaves the campus he cannot return until 21 day quarantine is over.
@majrod @Txazz @clluelo Unfortunately that's exactly what we have to imagine these days but, how many are?
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Another 9/11 is Not What America Should Be Afraid Of
@clluelo Surely plans with our police departments are in place already fpr exactly such contingencies. That's a given - anywhere people swarm together. This is not our first rodeo as the last one was when Gabby Giffords was gunned down at a meet and greet meeting at a mall. I forger how many were killed now. Deranged shooters which includes jihadists can pop up anywhere with any weapon.
Jeh Johnson: The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday it has increased
security at federal buildings across the county, citing terror threats
and recent attacks in Canada and elsewhere.
Surprisingly they are doing something.
Lawmaker claims plans may be in pipeline to bring non-citizens to US for Ebola treatment
Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., chairman of the House Judiciary Committee,
told Fox News that his office has received "information from within the
administration" that these plans are being developed. So far, only
American Ebola patients have been brought back to the U.S. for treatment
from the disease epicenter in West Africa.
Australia instigates Ebola-prompted ban on travel from West Africa
Scott Morrison announced "strong controls" on arrivals from West African
countries affected by cases of the deadly disease.
parliament during a question time session Monday that his ministry was
currently "not processing any application from these (Ebola) affected
countries," he said that the government was also suspending its
@Recon6 @Waterborne The US patented a strain of Ebola in 2010 - and there are many working on ZMapp (based on tobacco - takes a killer to kill one) and Israel can take a huge part with their skill sets.
I hear ya WB and most likely right sad to say - so many things are hidden - just saw Ray's post on this nurse (forced into quarantine in NJ) works for the CDC and is progressive card carrier (now, scrubbed from the internet).
Our guys may still be in that part since it is eastern - and double checked that our troops were leaving souther - Helmund.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Saving Sandbag: Afghan Dog Adopted by OGA
@Recon6 @Waterborne @Txazz
So far, the Army is the only military branch to take the step of
ordering mandatory quarantines. In a decision Fox News confirms was made
by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, the Department of the Army has
issued guidelines ordering troops returning from West Africa into a
21-day isolation, separated from their families and other troops.
ps: didn't we all fall in love with Odierno during Katrina - Odierno for President ???
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now
Officially all Americans are out of Afghanistan now. Maybe someone brought Sandbag home with them. Loved the story.
@Waterborne Perhaps Italy has a say in this and since our military "stages" through their country they want the quarantine.
U.S. soldiers returning from Liberia monitored for Ebola in Italy
U.S. soldiers returning from Liberia are being placed in isolation in Vicenza, Italy out of concern for the Ebola virus, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports.
soldiers being monitored include Maj. Gen. Darryl Williams who was the
commander of the U.S. Army in Africa but turned over duties to the 101st
Airborne Division over the weekend, Martin reports. There are
currently 11 soldiers in isolation.
They apparently were met by Carabinieri in
full hazmat suits. If the policy remains in effect, everyone returning
from Liberia - several hundred - will be placed in isolation for 21
days. Thirty are expected in today, Martin reports.
obama says this 21 day isolation is not necessary for high risk individuals who worked closely with infected people.
I doubt the Major General was directly treating infected individuals. So which is it?
US government bought 160,000 Ebola hazmat suits; not a single one will go to soldiers sent to West Africa
In fact, according to reports, troops from the
U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division who are being sent to the Ebola zone
won't be getting full protective hazmat clothing and suits for their
mission. As Britain's Daily Mail reported:Instead, the
troops will be given only masks and gloves to protect them from the
potentially fatal virus, General David Rodriguez said at a Pentagon
Read on . . .
Yet, Uncle Sam is buying tens of thousands of hazmat suits for its diplomatic personnel at the State Department
@majrod @Camo_Steve @Michael_mike You always know all this stuff!
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Making US Troops More Vulnerable, Banning AP Mines
@BrandonWebb @SixTwo @yanica OMG Brandon, TNY article was incredible - hurt my heart when the doctor died. If only they had given him the Zmapp. Well told story. Represents a bit of what's going on in those ravaged countries. God bless each and everyone working against Ebola.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now
@mrspaul @Minou_Demimonde @BrandonWebb Kudos to you my dear and keep up the good work.
Well, of course he did - and the lead photo is priceless - the look on the president's face. I remarked that I wondered what it took to get him to hug that nurse. It is a serious subject and I concur 100% with you, Brandon.
I really was shocked the returning health care workers were so lax. Looking from their side of things would be quite different though. They come from an area of death and dying and just want to be normal. Perhaps a pep talk before they left explaining the realities of the US since Ebola walked in. I really felt for the latest returning nurse who was captured as she entered the country unaware of the new quarantine. They really botched that one.
@leiber @Txazz @GreatHornedScowl Perhaps it's denial - there is a lot of that going around, especially here in the US.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Episode 115: Former Navy SEALs Brandon Webb and Drago at the Battlefield Brew Works Event for Red Circle Foundation
@leiber @Txazz @GreatHornedScowl I have a very special place in my heart for the Jews and lived in Israel for years so this is a very serious discussion for me. It's good to see truth.
@leiber @Txazz @GreatHornedScowl That certainly includes Christians and any other persuasion of religions It is be a Muslim or you are an infidel and will be killed. Evidently the Jews won't have a choice.