After reading the articles below, one might get the idea that we are winning in Afg. Go figure!

Face of Defense: Sailor Earns Bronze Star

 A Navy corpsman didn't expect hundreds of Marines clad in camouflage utilities to fill an entire field house just for him- but they did.

 Court Martial May Consider Death Penalty for Hasan

Hasan is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder

Lynn Praises Work, Successes of IED-Defeat Agency

The JIEDDO, as it is known, leads the department’s efforts to defeat the use of improvised explosive devices

Forces Kill Haqqani Terrorist in Afghanistan

Afghan and coalition forces killed four armed insurgents, including a Haqqani terrorist network leader, in Afghanistan’s Khost province yesterday, military officials reported.

Air Force Joins Effort to Help Libyan Evacuees

The U.S. military’s contribution to an international effort to end the suffering of Libya’s evacuees began in Italy today when two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft picked up humanitarian aid and headed to Tunisia.

Airstrike Kills Insurgents in Afghanistan

Afghan and coalition forces employed an airstrike that killed several insurgents in Afghanistan's Helmand province yesterday.

Effective Bomb Attacks Decline in Afghanistan

Across Afghanistan, the percentage of effective enemy attacks using homemade bombs declined from August to January, the outgoing director of an agency devoted to defeating those devices said yesterday.

Middle East Revolutions Undermine al-Qaida, Iran, Gates Says

Al-Qaida and Iran are the biggest losers in the wave of reform sweeping North Africa and the Middle East, top Defense Department leaders said here today.

Enemy's Nightmare Coming True in Afghanistan, Mattis Says

As U.S. military forces move toward withdrawal from Iraq and transition in Afghanistan, mission requirements remain numerous and strategically vital, the head of U.S. Central Command said today.


  1. WONDERFUL!! Thanks for sharing. Toby’s last words are my daily belief, but I try not to word it that way. 🙂 Thanks to Corporal Bradford for his sacrifice and to continue on despite of it. Rumor has it, though, that that’s the Marine way.

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