Posts tagged Afghanistan
“War is an ill thing, as I surely know. But ‘twould be an ill world for weaponless dreamers if evil men were not now and then slain.”
My friend and coworker Gerry took this photograph of an Afghan bike mechanic a few years back - and told me that many of the bike seats in Afghanistan are covered with Persian rugs!
This is awesome on so many levels…
Suns out, guns out.
The road to Kandahar
I know, I know… this is jokestar stuff but I can’t let it go without notice.
Lots of crazy shit going on in the US/world right now…
Suspected Afghanistan war-crimes by a US Solider
But don’t worry FoxNews has you covered. Here’s their current website.
Make sure you scroll down far enough. Oh there we go… I did the leg work for you and circled them in red so you don’t miss them. Perfect. Right under something about staying the course and of course the REALLY newsworthy 101-year old para-glider.
The family of U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Benjamin Palmer stand as the colonel’s remains are carried to his burial ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, on August 23, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia. Assigned to Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2, Palmer, 43, of Modesto, California, was fatally shot May 12 by a member of the paramilitary Afghan Civil Order Police Unit he was mentoring in Helmand Province. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Another one NOT from The Onion…
Related to DADT repeal? Maybe? Leave it to the
Marines Army though… fucking weird sometimes.
Edit: perpetualprocrastination pointed out that the metro looking dude is actually in the Army, not the Marines. Sorry about that, correction was made. In the article it mention’s the Marines grooming standards that have forbidden “Excessive eyebrow grooming or plucking.” My Navy brain got confused. Standard really. But I stick by the comment that Marines are fucking weird sometimes.