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Vietnam was foreign and exotic, mysterious and frightening. American GIs were not only confronted with an “enemy,” but also with new words and terminology: Words such as “Chuck” or “Charlie” for the Viet Cong. And then, there were the derogatory terms for the Vietnamese people themselves. Here we were, tasked… Read More
Sitting in the plane on the runway at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Saigon, awaiting one final takeoff on the “Freedom Bird,” I was oblivious of the young men sitting around me. There was a quietness on board that was deafening to my mind. I felt an emptiness in… Read More
War is always ugly and unclean. The Vietnam war was no exception. However, there was one major difference with this particular conflict. There never was, nor had there been, an intention to win. And, unfortunately, it was evident to the boys and men in the fields, swamps and jungles of… Read More

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Fifty some years ago, America was at war. It was a war between the North and the South, except this war was not being fought in America. It was a war in a little-known Asian country far away -- Vietnam. And I, I was just a boy of 19. Naïve… Read More
I have walked upon a field of dreams and felt the tranquility of silence and of reverence, in a place beyond the rainbow, where skies are blue and where dreams remain forever. Read More

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The 1960s for many boys and young men, was a time for dreams, a time to believe in hope, and their time to search for self-fulfillment and achievement. The 1960s was also a time of war. Read More
How cruel and brutal honor and courage can be. How cold and quiet and desolate are the fields where honor died, and courage veiled its pain. I have seen and felt the loneliness where boys and men crumpled, collapsed and died. Read More

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It has come to my attention that countries that have spent too much on their military usually starve, a social death. Latest example, Russia. Read More

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Memories of a very average Marine Corps career. Read More
Throughout the ages, Islam has been misunderstood and surrounded by a number of false allegations. One of these allegations, given contemporary form, is to associate jihad with terrorism and violence and to claim that the message of Islam was spread through the sword. It is therefore an imperative upon objective… Read More

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"A war veteran reminiscing the causalities of war and life after serving the nation" Read More
Position paper regarding the issue of terrorism in Middle East. Article written down for Scotmun, counter-terrorism committee. Read More
The legendary funk soul group, Imagination, are back! And drummer Errol Kennedy, proves they have just as powerful groove as ever. Read More

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*American Newspaper perspective, WWI, Battle of Verdun, class assignment* Read More

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None were diggin' Read More

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Despite some progress in different sectors including women’s rights after the fall of Taliban regime, Afghanistan is still one of the high-ranked country in violence against women? Women face domestic violence, physical abuses, force marriage, self-immolation and more. it happens in all parts of Afghanistan, mostly in rural areas where… Read More
This is a historical refresher especially about Americans and Filipinos who were friends and allies in WW2 70 years ago. It is a reminder to our young generation of the joint sacrifice by the previous American and Filipino generation to get where we are today. With present Pacific events instigated… Read More

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This is for my upcoming and first Novel called "Kings" This shows the readers what to expect when the actual Novel gets released. Read More

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Some things are just too good. Read More

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The history of Memorial Day, and its true meaning. It includes three stories of heroism. Read More

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the article is about the on going cold war between muslim states who are divided into different sects. Read More
Patrick Rhatigan is a well experienced Commander of 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Read More
U.S. Internationalism and Isolationism by: Eli Dupuy Read More
Fifteen Medals of Honor were awarded for actions of December 7th, 1941. But not one of those was awarded to Army personnel. A missed opportunity. There were many who rose to occasion, literally. Read More
Today we were gathered at the War Memorial in a hamlet called Kappel, which belongs to Freiburg, for it's Volkstrauertag, the day the people of Germany think and pray for the sons of Kappel (and other hamlets, town and cities) who fell in the two Great Wars. The World War… Read More
This is an article of the secret order known as ORDO INIS DE LUPUS who's branches include the free masons and the knights Templars, they were an organization that existed in the 15th century and have survived to this day...They are believed to be a part of many historical events… Read More
`Islamic fundamentalism’ and `Islamic modernism’ are questions that Hojjatoleslam Hassan Yousefi Eshkevari has discussed in a lecture delivered at the University of Sorbonne. Read More
ISSUE: The Syria Chemical Weapon Disarmament plan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's speech at the UN General Assembly have now changed the calculus for Iran. At this moment the US should now reassess and draft new proposals for confronting Iran and their nuclear program. Read More
This is an essay about the Rules of Engagement. Read More

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An article regarding how we should go about repaying our veterans. Read More

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Who are Illuminati Read More
who was medal of Honor winner Jared Monti? Read More

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More info on the Omega books Read More
Its a true life experience of the gulf war and the instances that made me write it. Read More

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April 21, 2012

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This essay is antiwar. If you think this subject may bother you because of personal opinion...Please do not read. If an opinion does not bother you than by all means...Read! I love everybody on here for their honesty. Enjoy and be honest. Read More