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'American Sniper': A Different Perspective

...left the theater with mixed emotions. I served in Ramadi and Fallujah during that time period and I found the combat segments of...uniforms being brand new and spotless after fighting through Fallujah and perfectly manicured palm trees adjacent to demolished buildings...

...BAGHDAD - The city center of Iraq's Fallujah has fallen completely into the hands...the police force, but the people of Fallujah are the prisoners of ISIL," he said...satellite broadcaster al-Arabiya.Fallujah, along with the capital of Anbar province...
Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain? Anbar province between April 2004 and September 2007, 1,335 Americans and nearly 9,000 Iraqis died in the battle for Fallujah and Ramadi. Perhaps Gen. Dempsey should have told them in advance that their sacrifice would not be worth it. Their lives...
Veteran concerned with situation in Iraq

...2004, I commanded a battalion during clearing operations in Fallujah. During my final tour in 2007, I was the intelligence have been disenfranchised by Al Qaeda, seized control of Fallujah and Ramadi in western Iraq. I contacted both of our Senators...
Cal Thomas: Iraq is on its own!

...vacuum now being filled by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an al-Qaida affiliate, which has overrun Mosul and Fallujah, cities liberated by American soldiers. ISIS now threatens Baghdad.The administration's nonpolicy policy proclaiming...
Lowry: The halfhearted war

...and probably never will. To be sure, we are a long way from January, when the president explained away ISIS's capture of Fallujah as practically the normal course of things in the Sunni heartland of Iraq. It is good that he says he wants to destroy ISIS...
Rich Lowry: The military vs. Marlboro

...have cigarettes drooping from their lips. Up until 1975, cigarettes were included in military rations.During the battle of Fallujah, Lance Cpl. James Blake Miller became known as the Marlboro Marine when a picture of him, grimy and bloodied, with a cigarette...
Snowmobilers help disabled veterans

...gate. He served with the Idaho National Guard during its deployment to Iraq in 2004.Trevor Hill of Boise was a Marine in Fallujah,?Iraq, where some of the fiercest fighting occurred. He lost 33 fellow Marines from his unit in seven months - 22 died...
Soldotna grad fulfills dream to be a Marine, but job not over yet

...makes up the border patrol, is trained by the American military. ?Their boot camp is 10 weeks, and they do a Hell Week in Fallujah or Ramadi,? he said. Conditions for American troops are satisfactory, although Habermann said because most of their food...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...since 2001 at Veterans Stadium, taking part in the coin toss by flipping a commemorative coin sent from the Iraqi city of Fallujah. Bowl-bound Navy (9-2) hadn't won nine games since Heisman Trophy winner Roger Staubach quarterbacked the Midshipmen...


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