Jack L. Treese, CWO US Army, Retired
A study of over 10,000 veterans from WWII and Korea conducted by the Veterans Administration concluded that soldiers awarded the Purple Heart (PH) outlived their comrades who did not receive the medal.
13 May 2012
This photo, taken on December 6, 2011 by Massoud Hossain in Kabul, Afghanistan, recently won a Pulitzer Prize. The “Girl in the Green Dress” still suffers physically and emotionally from that day when she lost 7 of her 17 relatives and more than 70 others were killed. The LA Times had no trouble running photos taken two years ago of our soldiers posing with the body parts of a Taliban suicide bomber. But to be “fair and balanced,” shouldn’t they have run this photo alongside it?
19 Apr 2012
A few Qurans get burned accidentally, and a few dozen soldiers get murdered deliberately. Guess which one of these acts is more distasteful to Karzai, Obama, and the UN?
6 Mar 2012
The new war movie 'Act of Valor' is the polar opposite of James Cameron's 'Avatar,' a film which trashed the U.S. military.
2 Mar 2012
The federal appeals court in Denver recently threw out an amendment passed by 70 percent of the voters of Oklahoma that would have prevented Oklahoma courts from recognizing international or Islamic law. Further, the court upheld the right of the executive director of the Oklahoma Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Muneer Awad, to challenge the laws constitutionally.
19 Feb 2012
Marines urinating on dead Taliban, throwing a puppy off a cliff, Soldiers beating a sheep to death, prisoner abuse in Abu Ghraib, taking body parts as war trophies, etc., etc. To see the coverage of American soldiers in the Middle East, you’d think this was the norm for our men in uniform.
17 Feb 2012