American Heroes Press Top Stories September 6-9, 2010

Marine Casualty

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Marine Casualty

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Army Casualties

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Volk Field Hosts NATO Exercise

Thirteen NATO nations teamed up with the Air National Guard and Volk Field Air National Guard Base Aug. 21 through Sept. 3 to conduct an international exercise designed to increase target acquisition accuracy among member nations serving in Afghanistan, thereby reducing errant strikes.

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http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/09/volk-field-hosts-nato-exercise.html

Coalition, Afghan Forces Rescue Prisoners

A combined Afghan-coalition force was pursuing a senior Taliban leader yesterday when it found and rescued seven imprisoned Afghan citizens during an operation in Helmand province, military officials said.

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http://terrorism-online.blogspot.com/2010/09/coalition-afghan-forces-rescue.html

Veterans History Project Highlights Pioneering Women Pilots of World War II

Today more than 60,000 women serve in the United States Air Force. A select group of women pilots paved the way more than 65 years ago: the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). During World War II, they became the first women in history trained to fly American military aircraft.

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http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/09/veterans-history-project-highlights.html

History – CDR Juan del Castillo: Officer, Humanitarian and Self-Made Scientist

In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, this month’s history post is in honor of Commander Juan del Castillo, the Coast Guard’s first officer of Hispanic American heritage.

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http://leadership-online.blogspot.com/2010/09/history-cdr-juan-del-castillo-officer.html

Obama to Award Medal of Honor to Vietnam-era Airman

A fallen Vietnam War-era airman will posthumously receive the Medal of Honor for heroism from President Barack Obama during a Sept. 21 White House ceremony. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. “Dick” Etchberger was killed March 11, 1968, in Laos during the battle of Mount Phou Pha Thi.

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http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/09/obama-to-award-medal-of-honor-to.html

DOD to Host 9/11 Remembrance

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Chairman of Joint Chiefs Michael Mullen will host the President at a remembrance ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at the

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http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/09/dod-to-host-911-remembrance.html

Mission to Africa – Senegal

This week CGC Mohawk pulled into Dakar, Senegal, and wrapped our work with the Senegalese Navy.

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http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/09/mission-to-africa-senegal.html

Maritime Raid Force Recaptures Ship From Pirates

At approximately 5 a.m. local time, Sept. 9, 24 U.S. Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force (MRF) aboard USS Dubuque (LPD 8) operating under Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151), boarded and seized control of Antigua-Barbuda-flagged, German–owned vessel M/V Magellan Star from pirates who attacked and boarded the vessel early Sept 8.

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http://terrorism-online.blogspot.com/2010/09/maritime-raid-force-recaptures-ship.html

Pentagon Urges Florida Church to Nix Quran Burning

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and his top advisors are discussing whether Gates should intervene personally in a Florida pastor’s plans to burn copies of the Quran on the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell said today.

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http://terrorism-online.blogspot.com/2010/09/pentagon-urges-florida-church-to-nix.html

Northcom Weighs Probability, Consequences of Threats

How U.S. Northern Command balances its assets in protecting the homeland is a matter of gauging the probability and potential consequences of threats, the new Northcom commander said today.

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http://military-online.blogspot.com/2010/09/northcom-weighs-probability.html

Law Enforcement Articles

Articles written by and for law enforcement officials.

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http://www.police-writers.com/police_officer_articles.html

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