Friday, June 4, 2010

From the Front: 06/04/2010

In today's From the Front: (Click on link to read stories highlighted below) This post is courtesy of The Thunder Run

A Handful of Dust: Droning On
Bouhammer: Corruption is creating our enemies
AfghaniDan, Part II: Kabul to meet you
Army Blogger Wife: Deployment Question #24--We have a date
Katherine Tiedemann: Daily brief: Afghan jirga backs Taliban talks
Thomas Barfield: Is Afghanistan 'Medieval'?
Army Live: What’s your social strategy?
Battle Rattle: An artist in Afghanistan
better when we're together: 1 year ago - June 3, 2009
Coppola: A Pediatric Surgeon in Iraq: Book Review: WAR by Sebastian Junger
Ssg B: He Gave His Life For Them…..They Are Hesitant to Give up a Few Coach Seats
The day-to-day, semi-normal life of a female marine: First British Soldiers pass Female Engagement Course in Helmand
Helmand Blog - Afghanistan: Engineers and logisticians busy building in Helmand
IraqPundit: The Truth Hurts
Kit Up!: No MultiCam for the Rakkasans
The Kitchen Dispatch: Film Review: "Restrepo"
Knights of Afghanistan: Tough Choices
Bill Roggio: Al Qaeda operative killed in South Waziristan strike
Loving a Soldier Blog: Am I the only one who sizes up potential Army wife friends?
Andi: Our Emotional Relationship With Food
The Unknown Soldiers: Standing beside us
War is Boring: Columbia City Paper: With Friends Like These
Noah Shachtman: Army Plans $100 Million Special Ops HQ in Afghanistan
The Captain's Journal: Campaign for Kandahar Won’t Look Like War
Kings of War: Cohesion in coin

News from the Home Front:
Seeing a fallen soldier home
Transportation Unit Works to Remain Anonymous
Drawdown Triples Theater Logistics Mission
Vietnam Veteran Mentors Soldiers in Iraq
DOD Announces Ohio and Washington National Guard HRFs
Self-Inflicted Defeat

News from the Front:

Drawdown in Iraq: The Lights Are Going Out
Remembering Iraq
White House seeks cash back for Iraqi forces
U.S. military's castoffs become sought-after items at yard sales across Iraq
U.S. Withdrawal on Schedule, General Says

Afghan jirga proposes peace commission to end war
Afghan delegates continue peace talks
Afghan police corruption is fuelling insurgency
US, India commit to creating a stable, pluralistic Afghanistan
Afghan jirga to call for peace with Taliban
Rocket attack on NATO hub in southern Afghanistan
Karzai set to win jirga support over Taliban moves
Eight civilians killed in fighting, bombing
3 policemen injured in clashes
Cop, ANA soldiers killed in Maidan
Afghan women's invisible struggle for rights
Canada could fill training role in Afghanistan post-2011, MPs say
U.S. 'secret war' expands globally as Special Operations forces take larger role
Pakistan to crack down on banned militant groups
NATO Commands at ‘Critical Moment’

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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