Friday, May 7, 2010

From the Front: 05/07/2010

In today's From the Front: (Click on link to read stories highlighted below) This post is courtesy of The Thunder Run
CounterInsurgency Center: WHO GIVES A DAMN ABOUT COIN?
The Unknown Soldiers: True grit
Red Bull Rising: RE: the B.C.T.--Tell You What It Means to Me
The Kitchen Dispatch: Damned Fine Thoughts On "Restrepo." Worth Reading!
Home From Iraq: Who Fought the Iraq War: Coming Home the Hard Way
Helmand Blog - Afghanistan: Wallace and Gromit̢۪s Grand Day Out in Kabul
Corporal Matthew Olsson: Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) Military Child of Year learns life lessons from late father
the semi-normal, day-to-day life of a female marine: I Hate MCMAP
A Little Pink in a World of Camo: Discussions
The Captain's Journal: Bad Developments in Iraq
Kandahar Diary: Hardening Up
News from the Home Front:
Brigade that sustained soldiers in Iraq starts coming home -
Navy SEAL McCabe Found Not Guilty -

News from the Front:

Abducted Kurdish Writer Is Found Dead in Iraq -
USF-I Deputy Commanding General Hosts Camp Cropper Detainee Facility Transfer Conference -

Afghans Hopeful for Peaceful Future, U.S. Leaders Say -
Marja Success Proves New Afghan Strategy, Officials Say -
Nato gambles on collaboration with Ahmad Wali Karzai in Kandahar -
Too few Afghans ready to take over in Taliban strongholds, Senate panel is told -
Top-Level Afghan Delegation to Visit Washington -
U.S. calls Marja offensive a success -
Dutch Afghan experience a lesson for Harper? -
First Afghan Corrections Officers Graduate in Parwan -
IJC Operational Update, May 7 -
Officials urge US to send more troops to Pak following bungled Times Square bombing -
Australian troops confirm capture of Taliban commander Atiqullah -
Pak Taliban supports Shahzad's 'noble' work, but disowns him -
Taliban commander Mullah Atiqullah captured in Afghanistan -
Taliban's Kandahar killings hurt governance - U.S. -
Karzai may face hostile audience in US Congress -
Poll reveals more Afghan anger at NATO -
Police commander shot dead -
The Thunder Run's From the Front is a daily series that highlights news and personal dispatches from the front and the home front.

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