News on US troops
July 11, 2008, 6:28 pm
Filed under: death, depleted uranium, fascism, Pat Tillman, politics, support the troops, troops, war

Theodore Roosevelt: “To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.”

Four-star Admiral Fallon breaks his silence on dissent – Military.com 6/4/08

Soldiers of the War On Terror Speak Out – Alternet 4/18/08

Witnesses link chemical to ill US soldiers – Boston Globe 6/21/08

US deploys over 43,000 troops declared unfit for combat – USA Today 5/8/08

Veterans seek 60’s chemical test info – Raw Story 6/12/08

Jeremy Scahill: Blackwater is Still in Charge, Deadly, Above the Law and Out of Control – Alternet 6/19/08

Marine expelled, another punished over puppy video (AP) – AP/Yahoo 6/11/08

“The Marine Corps said Wednesday it was expelling one Marine and disciplining another for their roles in a video showing a Marine throwing a puppy off a cliff while on patrol in Iraq. “

Military applications of “Human Performance Modification” – Global Research 6/8/08

FBI says military had bogus computer gear – NYTimes 5/9/08

EXCERPTS: “The new law enforcement and national security concerns were prompted by Operation Cisco Raider, which has led to 15 criminal cases involving counterfeit products bought in part by military agencies, military contractors and electric power companies in the United States. Over the two-year operation, 36 search warrants have been executed, resulting in the discovery of 3,500 counterfeit Cisco network components with an estimated retail value of more than $3.5 million, the F.B.I. said in a statement…“There are enormous vulnerabilities in our defense and national security infrastructure,” said Peter Levin, a former Clinton administration official who is chief executive of DAFCA, a Framingham, Mass., company that designs systems to prevent malicious tampering with computer chips. “We outsource the manufacturing of computer integrated circuits to places that can manufacture these devices cheaply.”

Wounded Iraqi Forces Say They’ve Been Abandoned – NYTimes 7/1/08

Boots on the Ground by Dusk: My Tribute to Pat Tillman – Alternet 6/12/08

They used Pat for public consumption, just like Jessica Lynch“: An Interview with Mary Tillman – Alternet 5/26/08

Marines in combat exercises in Indianapolis – IndyStar 5/28/08

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