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Thousands of California Soldiers Forced to Repay Enlistment Bonuses a Decade After Going to War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: army, war, enlistment bonus, Iraq, disgusting, debt )

- 995 days ago -
Facing enlistment shortfalls and two major wars with no end in sight, the Pentagon began offering the most generous incentives in its history to retain soldiers in the mid-2000s now wants the money back after these soldiers served many sustaining injury.
Soldiers Angels
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Soldiers Angels, non profit, volunteer, aid, soldiers, army, marines, navy, coast guard, air force, veterans, families )

- 2344 days ago -
Soldiers' Angels is a volunteer-led nonprofit with hundreds of thousands of volunteers providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, veterans and their families.
Draft US Army Handbook Tells Soldier to Avoid Criticizing Taliban & 'Pedophilia' Or Advocating for Women's Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Army, US Soldiers, Taboo, Taliban, Homosexuality, Pedophilia, Women's Rights, Islamtroops, war, terrorism, corruption )

- 2404 days ago -
Taboo topics include: "making derogatory comments about the Taliban," "advocating women's rights," "any criticism of pedophilia," "directing any criticism towards Afghans," "mentioning homosexuality and homosexual conduct" or "anything related to Islam."
Why Doesn't War Spending Count?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, afghanistan, iraq, pentagon, defense, military, army, wikileaks, bradley manning, u.s., troops, terrorism, propaganda, lies, republicans, corruption, crime, ethics, government, obama, military, media, politics, economy, americans )

- 3050 days ago -
We spend $325 million every single day to fight the war in Afghanistan or almost $10 billion per month. Every single day for 10 years, we have spent an average of $220 million to fight the war in Iraq, or $6.6 billion per month.
Judge Bars DADT Enforcement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: army, DADT, americans, constitution, ethics, freedoms, government, GoodNews, military, news, u.s. )

- 3198 days ago -
A federal judge has blocked enforcement of "don't ask, don't tell" and has instructed the Defense Department immediately to "suspend and discontinue any investigation, or discharge, separation, or other proceeding" related to the policy.
Soldiers in Colorado Slayings Tell of Iraq Horrors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, crime, ptsd, army, iraq, civilians, murder )

- 3640 days ago -
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Soldiers ...accused of murder, attempted murder or manslaughter after returning to civilian life described a breakdown in discipline during their Iraq deployment in which troops murdered civilians......
Army: Suicide Rate Among Soldiers Continues on Record Pace
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, military, usa, troops, Army, suicides )

- 3686 days ago -
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The suicide rate among U.S. Army soldiers jumped in May -- continuing a four-month upward trend and on a record pace for a second straight year, according to Army statistics released Thursday.
"War Is a Racket"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States Armed Forces, US MILITARY, marines, coast guard, Navy, Army, National Guard, Air Force, Big Business, Banking Crime, banking corruption, banking system, government, freedoms, Bill of Rights, war, usa, propaganda, abuse of power )

- 3710 days ago -
After it dawned on him, U.S. Marine Corps Major General Smedley Butler, wrote a book called "War is a Racket" which I can virtually guarantee you never heard about in school.
Suicide Hot Line Got Calls From 22,000 Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: army, navy, air force, marinesm coast guard, national guard, suicide, troops, us, war, military, help, va, veterans, ptsd )

- 4003 days ago -
The VA estimates that every year 6,500 veterans take their own lives. ...... of the 18 veterans who commit suicide each day, four to five of them are under VA care, and 12,000 veterans under VA care are attempting suicide each year.
US Troops at Risk Because Halliburton Did Not Make Water Safe GET TESTED IF YOU WERE OVER THERE!   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: kbr, halliburton, war profiteers, crime, army, navy, air force, marines, cover-up, dishonesty, abuse, lies, iran, iraq, military, corruption, politics, troops )

- 4249 days ago -
They (Halliburton) did not purify the water for our troops in almost all the treatment facilities they were paid for. TROOPS--GET TESTED, GO TO Tell everyone about this!
Now I Get It! Opportunities for Criminals Are Not Limited to The White House!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: army, recruits, criminal, waiver, volunteer, record, victims, pentagon, war )

- 4269 days ago -
So we're sending our criminals to fight our wars. No wonder no one is shedding any tears for our fallen soldiers. About 30% of our recruits must get a waiver, according to Pentagon statistics, & about 2/3 of those approved have been for criminal behavior.
USA TODAY; Army Suicide Rate at 26-Year High
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, army, suicide )

- 4351 days ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ninety-nine U.S. soldiers killed themselves last year, the highest rate of suicide in the Army in 26 years of record-keeping.
The PERFECT Example of Why IMMEDIATE Troop Withdarawl Is Necessary.   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: teach hatred abuse children joke sick tr, usa, army, navy, air force, marines, coast guard, national guard, war, terrorism, pentagon, military, middle-east, media, iraq, ethics, crime )

- 4355 days ago -
Yes, I KNOW not every one of our troops are like this, but look at how much just these troops make people hate us.
Army's 'Debt Of Service'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Army, government, troops )

- 4372 days ago -
(CBS) NEW YORK Servicemen and women who made huge sacrifices fighting in the war and now paying yet another price, even after coming home.
Banned By Army: Folk Singer Joan Baez Can't Sing to Wounded Soldiers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: army, troops, ant-war, antiwar activist )

- 4454 days ago -
The Army has denied legendary folk singer and antiwar activist Joan Baez permission to sing at a concert for wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

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