GWOT: Afghanistan

Lies and Damned Lies!– Twitter Alert for Veterans; This is not Stolen Valor

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When things occur in bunches it usually means an invisible hand is at work.

Suddenly we’re seeing a spate of “Viet and Gulf War vets” claiming that Trump is among other things, a draft dodger.

Real Vietnam-era vets, whether Viet War #1, 1962-1968 (JFK-LBJ’s War) or Viet War #2, 1969-1973 (Nixon’s War.) know the difference.

Consider: Most young people under 50 were never taught there was a Vietnam War under the Democrats. Only Nixon. Just send Jesse Waters out on the street and ...

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Special Ops Aviator Reveal Bin Laden Mission: ARMY TIMES

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Exclusive: Legendary special operations aviator reveals bin Laden mission details for the first time

(Kinda long, over 9000 words, you may want to read in 2-3 sessions, but printed in full.)

BY: Alex Quade, a prize winning journalist

It was just 30 seconds into the mission to kill Osama bin Laden in May 2011 when special operations Chinook pilot Chief Warrant Officer 5 Douglas Englen heard the call of “Black Hawk down” come over his radio.

Black ...

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By an Angel’s Kiss, SFC Antonio R Rodriguez, 28, and SFC Javier J Gutierrez, 28, Afghanistan, (Green on Blue)

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Kissed by an Angel, Where Violins are the Angels’ Voices, and the Cello Sings Harmony

         SFC Antonio Rey Rodriguez, 28, of Las Cruces NM and

       SFC Javier Jaguar D Guttierez, 28, of San Antonio, TX, both of

        3rd Bn, 7th Special Forces Group, Eglin AFB, Florida of 37th Bomber Sqd

        were machine-gunned by an enemy dressed in Afghan uniform, in Nangahar Province

Rest in Peace, Gentlemen

Vaya con Dios

A mourning Nation thanks you.

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Kissed by Angel, SSG Ian McLaughlin, 27, and PFC Miguel Villalon, 21, Army (Aghanistan)

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Kissed by an Angel, Where Violins are the Angels’ Voices, and the Cello Sings Harmony

          SSG Ian P McLaughlin, 27, of Newport News, VA and

PFC Miguel A Villalon, 21, of Joliet, IL

        were killed on Jan 12, 2020, in Khandahar province, Afghanistan when their vehicle hit an IED.

They were of the 307th Brigade Engineering Bn, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne, Ft Bragg

Rest in peace, Gentlemen

Job well done.  

A mourning nation thanks you.

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By an Angel’s Kiss, SFC Michael J Goble, 33. Army, (Afghanistan)

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Kissed by an Angel, Where Violins are the Angels’ Voices, and the Cello Sings Harmony

          SFC Michael J Goble, 33, of Washington Township, New Jersey

        was killed on Dec 23, 2019, in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan by small arms fire

He was of 1st Bn, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Eglin SFB, Florida

Rest in ...

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By an Angel’s Kiss, MSG (Ret) Mark Allen, 46, Army

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Kissed by an Angel, Where Violins are the Angels’ Voices, and the Cello Sings Harmony

          MSG Mark Allen, 46, of Loganville, GA,

        died in his home Oct 12, 2019 from injuries from a sniper’s rifle ten years earlier in Afghanistan while searching for the deserter Bowe Bergdahl, at the time an Army Specialist.

Rest in peace,  ...

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By an Angel’s Kiss, SFC Jeremy W Griffin, 40, Army, (Afghanistan)

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Kissed by an Angel, Where Violins are the Angels’ Voices, and the Cello Sings Harmony

          SFC Jeremy W Griffin, 40 of Greenbrier, Tennessee

        was killed on Sept 16, 2019, in Wardak Province, Afghanistan by small arms fire

He was of  3rd Bn, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Rest in peace,  Sergeant

Job well done.  

A mourning nation ...

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By An Angel’s Kiss, SFC Elis A Barretto Ortiz, 34, (Army) Afghanistan

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Kissed by an Angel, Where Violins are the Angels’ Voices, and the Cello Sings Harmony

          SFC Elis A Barretto Ortiz, 34, of Morovis, Puerto Rico

        was killed on Sept 5, 2019, in Kabul Province, Afghanistan by a car bomb

He was of  3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne, Ft Bragg, NC

Rest in peace,  Sergeant

Job well done.  

A mourning ...

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