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A Decorated Veteran Speaks Up, Gets the Boot

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Lt. Col Matthew Dooley, a West Point graduate and highly-decorated combat veteran, was an instructor at the Joint Forces Staff College at the National Defense University. He had 19 years of service and experience, and was considered one of the most highly qualified military instructors on Radical Islam & Terrorism. He taught military students about the situations they would encounter, …

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Do Not Forget Bowe Robert Bergdahl in Captivity in Afghanistan. This is His Story.

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Military status and disappearance Bergdahl is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, based at Fort Richardson, Alaska.  He went missing on June 30, 2009.  Since then, the Taliban has released five videos showing him in captivity. The Taliban have demanded $1 million and the release of 21 Afghan prisoners and Aafia Siddiqui in exchange for Bergdahl’s release. They have …

A Rare Class of Heroism: Roy P. Benevidez, May 2, 1968

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  “If the story of his heroism were a movie script you would not believe it” President Ronald Reagan said of Roy P. Benevidez Roy P. Benevidez son of a Texas sharecrop holder was orphaned at 10 years old. A seventh grade drop out who constantly suffered the humiliating taunting as a “dumb Mexican” later became a rare class of warrior. …