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Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain?

...have told them in advance that their sacrifice would not be worth it. Their lives might have been spared.In 2004, the commander of the Marine garrison, Major General James Mattis, said, "If we don't hold the government center, if we don't hold...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-25/was-sacrifice-of-ramadi-dead-in-v
Opinion

...us," Bolden said. Mark Kelly's mustache was "the only way I can tell you two apart."Mark, a former space shuttle commander, was still clean shaven as of Monday afternoon, as he chatted with Bolden about the unprecedented medical experiments planned...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/marcia-dunn/2015-03-30
Perfect day for the irish and the wearing of Shamrock Green!

...arctic curve," said Sweeney. Leading the parade and riding with the Colors were members of VFW Post # 100046 including post commander Mike Meredith, "We're not marching this year we're riding thanks to Mike Sweeney. This is a parade for everyone and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-03-23/perfect-day-for-the-irish-and-th
Dispatch
Ex-acting adjutant general to retire from National Guard

...that he applied for the position and considered himself to be a useful soldier and public servant. But he said Walker is commander in chief of the state's military forces and has selected his new leadership team.Bridges said it's time for him to move...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-05/ex-acting-adjutant-general-to-retire
News
The Clinton foreign fundraising machine

...foreign donors make up some of its heaviest hitters. "Rarely, if ever," as The Washington Post put it, "has a potential commander in chief been so closely associated with an organization that has solicited financial support from foreign governments...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-11/the-clinton-foreign-fundraising-m
Opinion
Fueling the national embarrassment

...There appear to be two logical answers. Either these senators were trying to be helpful to the Iranians or harmful to the commander in chief in the midst of high-stakes international diplomacy." Obviously, a GOP decision has been made to neutralize...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-14/fueling-the-national-embarrassmen
Opinion
Soldotna designated Purple Heart City

...assistance in making the memorial that now stands at Soldotna Creek Park a reality. Vietnam veteran Nick Nelson MOPH Region 111 Commander told the Dispatch in an interview, "For several years I've wanted to get a Purple Heart Monument here in Soldotna but...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-12-22/soldotna-designated-purple-heart
Dispatch
Sitka commander was prepared to drop charges

JUNEAU - The commander of Air Station Sitka testified Thursday he was prepared to recommend...overrun by events." In August, Cameron met with the new Coast Guard commander in Alaska, Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, at a memorial service for the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-12-08/sitka-commander-was-prepared-to-drop
News
Iron Mike memorial coming to Soldotna Creek Park

...Creek Park. According to Mike Meredith VFW Post # 100046 commander "Iron Mike" is a de facto or nick name of monuments honoring...This has been a community effort," said Soldotna VFW Post commander Mike Meredith, "Not just the VFW but everyone across the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-01-26/iron-mike-memorial-coming-to-sol
Dispatch
Cal Thomas: Winston Churchill - a man for all times

...more than nostalgia, it is both.The times in Churchill's case were both World War I, in which he served as a battalion commander, and World War II, which he helped win for Britain and America. By the standard he set, all political leaders since...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-24/cal-thomas-winston-churchill-a-ma
Opinion

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