American Heroes Press Top Stories August 24, 2010

Marine Casualty

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Army Casualties

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Marine Casualty

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Former professional baseball player says Air Guard is his winning team

When Staff Sgt. Trevor Harvey lights the candles on the altar before Mass on drill weekends, he favors the hand that once pitched to Ken Griffey Jr.

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Ask the question

When Tech. Sgt. David Bales got the call that an Airman he supervised was drunk and talking about “ending it all,” he immediately drove to the dormitory. He’d been around too many successful and attempted suicides to just attribute “ending it all” to a case of drunken rambling.

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Coping with loss

I didn’t know them. Not personally, anyway. But when two members of a base with little more than 600 people die, it’s hard not to be affected.

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Coast Guard seizes $80 million in cocaine

The CGC Forward and CGC Tahoma crews are making headlines again! After a valiant response immediately following the devastating earthquake earlier this year in Haiti, the crews continue to demonstrate their dedication to duty.

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Law Enforcement Prayers

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American Heroes Press Top Stories August 23, 2010

Marine Casualty

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Army Casualty

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Father, Son Reunite in Afghanistan

Army Sgt. 1st Class Marc Seal returned here Aug. 13 from a five-day mission that began cloaked in secrecy.  The mission for Seal — an infantry squad leader assigned to the Texas National Guard’s agribusiness development team — was known only to him and his command, and was kept secret for a special reason.

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TERROR AT STERLING HALL

Forty years ago—on August 24, 1970—Burt and three other young men protesting the Vietnam War carried out a pre-dawn bomb attack at the University of Wisconsin in Madison that would stand as the largest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history until the Oklahoma City bombing 25 years later.

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WWII Veteran Reflects During Boise Navy Week

The special assistant for Integrated Undersea Warfare, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command visited with residents at Spring Creek Assisted Living Center in Boise, Idaho as part of Boise Navy Week Aug. 21.

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Submariners Give Rare Glimpse Into ‘Silent Service’

On a recent sun-soaked morning hundreds of miles off Florida’s Atlantic coast, this Trident ballistic missile submarine surfaced for an unusual operation.

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Authors in Corrections!

Corrections, in general, refers to society’s handling of persons after their conviction of a criminal offense.  For the Purposes of Police-Writers.com, corrections refers to all sworn personnel who work in prisons, jails, parole or probation functions; whether a local, state or federal facility.

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American Heroes Press Top Stories August 20, 2010

Army Casualty

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Navy Casualty

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Marine Casualty

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CBR Weapons and WMD Terrorism News, August 20, 2010

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Pentagon Releases Final Fort Hood Shooting Review

Pentagon officials today released the Defense Department’s final review of recommendations issued by an independent panel in the wake of the Nov. 5, 2009, shooting spree on Fort Hood, Texas.

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VA secretary calls for “forbearance” by mortgage companies

Veterans in the Gulf States impacted by the recent oil spill may qualify for delayed mortgage payments if their mortgages already are guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Airman’s Donation Saves Life

When most airmen come into the Air Force, they know their service could include being called upon to do something that could save a life. However, one airman answered the call in a way very few could.

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Life is precious

Two weeks ago, I began a journey leading the 4th Space Operations Squadron through a tragedy. This was not something I ever wanted to do, but there were many lessons learned for me, our squadron, and, I hope, for all of you reading this commentary.

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Harry S. Truman CSG Responds to Fire, Rescues Mariners

Units assigned to Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (CSG) rescued eight Iranian mariners in the Arabian Sea Aug. 18.

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Civilian Law Enforcement Employees Tell Their Stories

Hundreds of thousands of civilian personnel work in the criminal justice system, including state and local law enforcement.  Generally speaking, civilian personnel are those who haven’t taken an oath of office and do not have a police officers power to arrest for probable cause.  While most civilian police personnel are unarmed, some agencies employ civilian security personnel who are armed, but have only limited duties and powers of arrest.

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American Heroes Press Top Stories August 19, 2010

Army Casualty

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Marine Casualty

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DEA Heads First-Ever Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Administration and government, community, public health and law enforcement partners today announced a nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. DEA will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction at sites nationwide o n Saturday, September 25 th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.

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CBP Officer Saves Child from Choking

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer at the Mariposa Port of Entry came to the aid of a 4-year old child, who was choking.

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TAPS Mentors Support Families of Fallen

The day Scott Warner saw Marines standing at his front door, his world came to a crashing halt. The servicemembers told Warner that his son, Marine Pvt. Heath Warner, had been killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq’s Anbar province.

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McConnell Airman helps save 8-year-old’s life

A McConnell Air Force Base Airman saved an 8-year-old girl from drowning recently while on a canoeing trip with his church at the Buffalo River in Arkansas.

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Last Full Combat Brigade Leaves Iraq in Convoy

Through the dusty driver’s side window, Army Pfc. Thomas Johnson could see the final stretch of dirt road leading to the border

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Army Couple Teaches Life-Saving Skills

Making sure all 5,200 soldiers in the 103rd Sustainment Command’s 3rd Sustainment Brigade, are qualified in combat lifesaving is a daunting task, but Army Spc. Joshua Fillingane and his wife, Army Spc. Andrea Fillingane, make it look easy.

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Law Enforcement History

The books on law enforcement history and the history of policing were authored by state and local law enforcement officials.

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American Heroes Press Top Stories August 18, 2010

Army Casualty

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Expeditionary Medical Support training a first at JB Elmendorf-Richardson

Eighty-one Airmen from around the Pacific Air Forces participated in the first Expeditionary Medical Support Training here Aug. 9 through 13.

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New Horizons Airman organizes donations to Panamanian children

Capt. Aaron Jackson knew before he volunteered to deploy to Panama for New Horizons that he wanted to do something special to improve the quality of life for children in Darien Province, so he sent a message to friends and family back home to see if anyone would donate items.

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Class of 2014 – Welcome to the corps

Swab summer at the Coast Guard Academy officially ended this past Monday. Of the original 295, 278 swabs were still standing and took a small but significant step towards becoming vital members of the corps of cadets as they earned the privilege of wearing their rank at a shoulder board ceremony.

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Cadet Spends Summer Launching Jets

Of all the ways a college student could spend summer break, Aven Sanders chose to work on the flightline here as a crew chief, launching and recovering T-38 Talon jet trainers. An Oklahoma State University sophomore and Air Force ROTC cadet, Aven is the daughter of Air Force Lt. Col. Patrick Sanders, a T-38 instructor pilot with the 5th Flying Training Squadron, an Air Force Reserve unit here.

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Public Safety Technology in the News

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Search and Seizure for Law Enforcement

Major topics include; (1) arrest and entry to make arrests; (2) detention and search of persons; (3) search and seizure defined; (4) search incident to arrest; (5) vehicle searches; (6) consent to search; (7) “Plain View” and “Plain Feel” Doctrines; (8) inventory searches; (9) “Open Fields” and aerial surveillance; (10) “Exclusionary Rule” and “Fruit of the Poisonous Tree;” (11) police interrogation; (12) probable cause; (13) use of informants; and (14) entrapment.

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American Heroes Press Top Stories August 17, 2010

Army Casualty

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Airman Missing In Action From WWII Identified

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from World War II, have been identified and returned to his family for burial with full military honors. 

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Command Sergeant Major Wraps Up Tour

The International Security Assistance Force’s senior enlisted leader completed his 100th and final battlefield circulation Aug. 13. Since Aug. 4, 2009, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael T. Hall has traveled more than 265 days to various combat outposts, forward operating bases, camps and bases scattered throughout Afghanistan.

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On chief petty officer leadership

Yesterday, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp had the opportunity to address the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association (CPOA). The CPOA gathers annually to discuss issues affecting the Service and to share leadership experiences. Adm. Papp took the opportunity to offer his thoughts on the role of a chief petty officer in today’s Coast Guard.

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Medical crew takes flight, injured out of fight

Five members of the 332nd Expeditionary Airlift Flight, with the help of other unit comrades, loaded a C-130 Hercules with medical supplies and equipment in preparation for picking up servicemembers at various locations throughout Iraq.

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The Pocket traffic Accident Reconstruction Guide

 “Traffic accident investigators and reconstructionist probably have the common speed and sliding formulas memorized. However, there likely are formulas out there that you haven’t committed to memory.

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American Heroes Press Top Stories August 16, 2010

Marine Casualty

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Medical team trains for emergency response

Air Force medical professionals participated in a massive joint forces field-training exercise recently simulating a terrorist attack in the U.S.

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Build the Mosque, it’s your Right

The Muslim community has the absolute Constitutional Right to build a mosque near Ground Zero.  Moreover, by case law it is fairly clear that the “free exercise of religion” clause extends down from Congress to local governments.  So, there is nothing legal that can or should restrict the building of a mosque. However, just as the mosque is legally indisputable, it is also an indisputable fact that 19 Muslims, in the name of fanatical Islam, murdered nearly 3000 American citizens at Ground Zero. 

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Forensic Science and Crime Scenes

Each week, millions of Americans tune in to watch CSI and CSI-Miami. Featuring the latest forensic fads and tools, these shows take a seemingly unsolvable mystery and unravel it in a primetime hour based on minute pieces of evidence to solve the crime. Just how do Forensic Teams and Labs accomplish these amazing feats?

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