10 July 2006

B36 News - 10 July 2006

Today's news has a special addition to it. Dog-piling onto the good news that you're so used to seeing here I decided to include a short video of Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace addressing the issue of which comes first, journalism or loyalty to your country. My brother tipped me off to this one. Compliments to NewsBusters for keeping this alive.

Let me set this one up: In 1987 Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace participated in a debate about whether or not they would warn American troops of an impending ambush. The situation was framed in the hypothetical war between the North and South Kosanese. I won't ruin it for you, but the ending is ... great.

And now, on with the news! (Google Earth file)

The ISF showed they increasing ability when they raided two seperate objectives and then reacted to three other objectives that were identified as a result of intel acquired on the previous two. This shows an impressive level of ability on the part of this fledgling force.


This is an example of the positive work that we're doing over here. Several miles from where we gave Zarqawi his 500lb lobotomy, we now have a new well to provide 4000 people in the town of Hibhib with water.

Sorry, no body counts or car bombs here.

After completing a mission in which they successfully captured IED materials and the terrorists who use them, LT Nasir of the Iraqi Army had the following to say,

“Any day that we get rid of roadside bomb materials and the cowards that build and put them on the road is a blessed day,” said Lt. Nasir, platoon leader, Company C, 5/4/6 IA. “We are happy to be working with the Soldiers from Troop B, 1-10 Cav., to help the innocent people.”

This is an example of the kind of men that we're training up over here.


Blogger Arcticman Speaks! said...

I Just wanted to say thanks to you, your fellow soldiers, and all of their families. You guys are a never ending source of pride for me and all of us at the Police Department. We pray for your safety each day.God bless each of you for the outstanding work you do.

Anonymous sue said...

Thank you bandit for getting the "real story" out there. Rest assured that we are behind you all 100%. You are all in our thoughts and prayers every day. One team, one fight, victory for all.

Blogger Jenn of the Jungle said...

The Wallace/Jennings "thing", is disgusting.

And imagine if you will that was almost 20 years ago, I beleive it's a bit worse now.

Anyway, found you via VW, grat blog you've got here. Keep up the good work. : )

And best wishes.

Blogger Robert F. Griffing said...

...and that's the news tonight, why so many people have little use for the mainline media...


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