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Endorse This! The Time The Troops Turned Their Backs On Robin Williams (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Robin Williams, comedy, troops, military discipline, society, media, celebrity )

- 1804 days ago -
Robin Williams was a great friend of the troops. He travelled to 13 different countries over the years to perform for them and they loved him for it. But one day they turned their backs on him during a performance in Kuwait.
One Gay Man's Army
Society & Culture  (tags: media, military, propaganda, troops, gayrights, freedoms, law, media, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, culture, dishonesty, americans, activists, abuse )

- 2056 days ago -
As soon as the Pentagon signaled that DADT would be ending soon, he enlisted in the Army in July 2011. A little less than a year later, he was being humiliated in front of almost three dozen people for being gay.
Why DOMA Is Indefensible: How the Policy Undermines America's Military Readiness.
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, government, SupremeCourt, supremecourt, usa, war, troops, military, ethics, dishonesty, abuse, americans, ethics, family, freedoms, gayrights, health, law, safety, society, rights )

- 2215 days ago -
"An Egyptian officer once said to me, 'You know, you treat your enlisted men differently in this country than we do. You treat them like they're equal.' When that equality breaks down, you lose something."
Video:Watch An Awesome Feminist Senator Teach A U.S. General How To Do His Job
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, crime, cover-up, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, military, lies, propaganda, politics, usa, troops, violence, women, crime, culture, americans, freedoms, society, rights, sadness, safety, police )

- 2315 days ago -
In 2011, there were 3,191 reports of sexual assault in the military. Only 240 moved to trial. In this clip, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is asking the military brass about a case at Aviano Air Base where a general reversed the decision of a military jury
Video: CBS News: Military Sex Abuse Case Brings Military Law Under Review
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, health, humans, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence, women, military, troops )

- 2320 days ago -
For too long, the issue of sexual violence in the military has been left in the shadows. But that's changing.
AP Source: Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, Who Led 1991 Operation Desert Storm, Dead at 78
Society & Culture  (tags: troops, military, americans, sadness, Schwarzkopf )

- 2397 days ago -
Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over ...
Jon Stewart: The Not So Fake News; Meet Some of Our Veterans....
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, dishonesty, education, government, Humor, politics, rights, society, Troops )

- 2460 days ago -
Jon offers some humor of course, then offers a segue into his interviews with our veterans, though well trained; can not find work. Also, Medal of Honor winner Dakota Meyer discusses his new book. Well worth watching.
Say Thanks To A Wounded Warrier, Heinz Will Donate ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, war, veterans, troops, wounded warriors, Heinz, free donation, world, violence, family )

- 2469 days ago -
For every card sent, Heinz will donate $1 to WWP and an additional 57 cents when a message is shared through the Facebook and Twitter links on the "Thank You" card confirmation page (up to $250,000 through July 1, 2013). As
Support the Troops!   video
Society & Culture  (tags: war, war in iraq, troops, puppy, sheep, kids )

- 4130 days ago -
Sorry about the bad language and other ickiness. This video is very sad :'( recent Iraq occupation footage, taken within the past few months; al qaeda puppies, sheep and kids that are danger to us.
Child-Killers Par Excellance
Society & Culture  (tags: war, troops, middle-east, children, palestine, israel, HumanRights, humans, rights, abuse )

- 4339 days ago -
Seeking to demoralize Palestinians into total submission and surrender, the Israeli occupation army on Wednesday, 29 August, murdered in cold blood three Palestinian children in the northern Gaza Strip.
Give a Soldier a Thank You!
Society & Culture  (tags: troops, Iraq war, thank you )

- 4355 days ago -
Yes, most of us despise the war in Iraq, but many of us have sympathy for and support the men & women fighting it. You can say "thank you" to the troops overseas at this site. I bet they appreciate it too! Thanks to Jan P. for suggesting this posting.
Army Suicides at Highest Level in 26 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, bush, bushadministration, freedoms, ethics, iraq, middle-east, military, troops, terrorism, war, usa, americans, death, ethics, freedoms, government, usa, violence )

- 4358 days ago -
More than a quarter did so while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a new military report.
Huge Purple Heart Rendered in N.Y. Field
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans, troops, humans, people, war, memorialdeaths )

- 4368 days ago -
HAMPTONBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - An artist has mowed an 850,000-square-foot rendering of a Purple Heart medal into a park field to honor the 75th anniversary of the medal that commends servicemembers killed or wounded in action. The rendering, to be unveiled
San Diego Salutes Veterans in Stand Down 2007
Society & Culture  (tags: Veterans, Operation Stand Down, homeless, freedoms, housing, troops, usa, war, activists, americans, culture, education, family, humans )

- 4384 days ago -
Sailors and Marines along with other volunteers, hosted the 20th annual Operation Stand Down 2007 for homeless veterans July 13. The three-day event, held at San Diego High School's athletic field, offered support to more than 650 veterans and ......

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