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    Video: Tribute played at RNC SEAL Michael Monsoor

    Video: Tribute played at RNC SEAL Michael Monsoor (Note: Some other good videos on 'site of RNC speeches, etc.) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfBb-Jlgn1U
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    USSF: Military Training Saved His Life!

    MILITARY TRAINING SAVED HIS LIFE A Special Forces Soldier’s path to recovery after getting shot eight times at close range Story by Staff Sgt. Liesl Marelli, Army National Guard August 18, 2008 AFGHANISTAN - During combat operations in 2006, a Special Forces Soldier assigned to Company A, 2nd...
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    USSF MFF team makes own history — 10th SFG(A)

    USSF MFF team makes own history By ODA 074 Team Members and Capt. Karla S. Owen, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Public Affairs FORT CARSON, Colo. (Sine Pari, Aug. 22, 2008) - It was the early morning hours of May 30, 2007, as the 11-man Special Forces team crept silently through their...
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    A Town's tribute to dead Brit paratroops

    A Town's tribute to dead Brit paratroops, from 2nd BN, The Parachute Regiment. A garrison town has paid tribute to five paratroops killed earlier in the week in Afghanistan. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7452563.stm
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    The US Army at it’s 233 Birthday — June 14. 2008

    The US Army at it’s 233 Birthday! By Brig. Gen. John S. Brown U.S. Army retired June 14 marks the 233rd birthday of the U.S. Army. The anniversary of organized citizens as soldiers in what has become the United States is even more distant in time. It perhaps dates as far back as 1612, when...
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    Apache takes out 8 BGs — Video

    Some awesome footage, of an Apache taking out 8 BG's with a Hellfire missile and 30 mm.  :skull: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=31d_1212789344
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    19th SFG(A) NG Parachuting in Utah, USA

    Here is a video of this National Guard Special Forces Group parachuting (Tailgating) from a C-130 and a few jumping from a Blackhawk. There are other USSF videos listed on that page. The 19th SFGA's ODAs  has served in both war zones. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxyzlQXM3hI
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    SEAL PO2 Mike Monsoor's Funeral — SEAL Custom

    PO2 Mike Monsoor was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously for jumping on a grenade in Iraq, giving his life to save his fellow SEALs. During Mike Monsoor's funeral in San Diego, as his coffin was being moved from the hearse to the grave site at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery...
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    pistols of US army

    I have never been a big fan of the 9MM in the first place. Not in the military or police service. I especially have never liked the Beretta pistol. I'd choose the SIG-SAUER, HK, Glock or Colt in that order, anytime over the Beretta. The problem with the 9MM is in the military, is one that can...
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    Menton Day Ball Combined USSF/Canadian Color Guard

    Late? I was at the Menton Day ball were you? I noted those pics you posted were on the PS website, did you get them there? I took mine myself, at the Menton Day Ball. Did you attend any of the functions? I posted my pics on ARRSE too, perhaps you could post the ones you posted here there under...
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    Menton Day Ball Combined USSF/Canadian Color Guard

    Princes Pat Regiment Drum Line at Menton Day!
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    Menton Day Ball Combined USSF/Canadian Color Guard

    The Menton Ball Friday, 07 December 2007, Combined Color Guard!
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    CIA Legend Dies: Anthony A "Tony Poe" Poshepny

    RIP Warrior! CIA Legend Dies Death of a dirty fighter  By Richard S Ehrlich BANGKOK - Anthony A "Tony Poe" Poshepny, a decorated former official of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) who collected enemy ears, dropped decapitated human heads from the air on to communists and stuck heads...
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    Russian RKG-3 anti-tank grenade

    The insurgents in Iraq are using this grenade against our armored vehicles and causing casulties. Not a new weapon, but seemingly effective. RKG-3 anti-tank grenade Video: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=ada_1189106198 General Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RKG-3_anti-tank_grenade...
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    Fallen Comrades (retired members)

    LATHEY, Keith - MMM, CD, RCAF, Ret., OPP, Ret. - Passed . . . August 24, 2007 THE RECORD (Aug 24, 2007) -- LATHEY, Keith - MMM, CD, RCAF, Ret., OPP, Ret. - Passed away, suddenly, August 20, 2007, at the age of 79. Survived by his wife of 58 years, Faye (Wellman); sons, Rob of Kitchener...