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By The Dispatch On Friday, December 7th, 2018
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U.S. Soldier Sentenced to 25 Years for Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS

Ikaika Erik Kang, 35, a Sergeant First Class in the U.S. Army formerly stationed at Schofield Barracks, was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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‘The Wall’ is a focused, suspenseful war film, but fails to find a heart or passion

Amazon Studios’ The Wall arrives in an era of incredible war films (Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, American Sniper, Hacksaw Ridge) to create a new twist on the stereotypical war drama. Director Doug Liman’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Islamic State acquires US weapons, radios in Afghanistan after recent victories

Islamic State terrorists reported they have acquired various US weapons and radio equipment in Afghanistan following recent battlefield victories. The Sunni militants posted pictures of documents, photographs More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Hillary Clinton blasts Donald Trump on Veterans, ‘treating our veterans with disdain’

Donald Trump is set to give an address about veterans this afternoon in Virginia. Perhaps he should address his own record. Trump’s recklessness, his lack of knowledge on national security, and his thin-skinned More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Top Factors Affecting your Life Insurance Premium

Life insurance can be a great way to financially protect your loved ones while making future investments at the same time. Before accepting your application, an insurance company considers several factors when pricing More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Americans pause to celebrate Memorial Day

Below are words I penned five years ago, still new to writing and long, long before the Global Dispatch was even a notion rolling around in my mind. Today is a day of pause indeed and beyond the celebrations, pomp More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
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Americans Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone take out Paris train gunman

An American soldier spoke with Sky News, detailing how he and fellow US serviceman Spencer Stone overpowered a gunman on the train from Amsterdam to Paris. The train staff are under criticism of abandoning the More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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Donald Trump and his many loves (and likes)

In between calling a number of people “losers” and “stupid”, Republican Presidential hopeful, Donald Trump, has told us, the news consumer, several of the people and things he has affection More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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This Day in History: 70 years ago US soldiers liberated Manila

What is commonly known as the Battle of Manila, the liberation of Manila during the Second World War occurred on this day in 1945. General Douglas MacArthur declared victory ending almost three years of Japanese More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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President Obama ‘sort of’ declares war on ISIS, GOP unhappy

President Obama on Wednesday opened the door to “limited” ground combat operations against the Islamic State, as he asked Congress to formally authorize military force against the terrorist network. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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This Day in History: 23 die at Viet Cong bomb US barracks

It was tragic day during the Vietnam War, on this day fifty years ago, when the Viet Cong terrorists blow up the U.S. barracks at Qui Nhon with a 100-pound explosive charge under the building. A total of 23 U.S. More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Guinness beer uses ‘Leaning on the Everlasting Arms’ in new ad, Christians not happy

Guinness beer makers have irked some Christians fuming over the company’s latest television commercial which honors members of the U.S. military during a rendition of the famous hymn Leaning on the Everlasting More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Bowe Bergdahl ‘deserted’ before capture on ‘latrine’, says fellow soldiers

A caller to The Blaze radio’s Doc Thompson show, a soldier called in to detail the disppearance of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier involved in the controversial prisoner swap. A Wikileaks memo indicates he was More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Army Cpt Tye Reedy talks ‘The Hornet’s Nest,’ Afghanistan War

Army Cpt. Tye Reedy spoke with The Global Dispatch/Dispatch Radio about the new film, The Hornet’s Nest, which takes audiences into the depths of the war in Afghanistan. The film was put together using footage More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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US soldier Michael Sharkey told to go to court to get squatters out of his house

A soldier stationed in Hawaii is fighting to get his Florida home back as squatters have moved in while he was deployed to Afghanistan. WFLA notes that “strangers broke in, changed the locks, moved in and More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 19th, 2012
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Biden gaffes again ‘How many of you know someone who served in Iraq or Iran’ VIDEO

Vice President Joe Biden asked a crowd in Las Vegas how many knew someone who had served in “Iraq or Iran.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) immediately raised his hand, despite the fact that the U.S. More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 15th, 2012
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St Pete mourns loss of Brittany Gordon, killed in Afghanistan

The daughter of St. Petersburg Asst Police Chief Cedric Gordon was killed recently in Afghanistan. Brittany Gordon in uniform An Army Specialist, Brittany Gordon, age 24, died alongside another soldier while serving More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 16th, 2012
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Four more US soldiers killed in latest ‘insider attack’ five Afghan policemen have now fled

Four American soldiers and an Afghan police officer have been killed in southern Afghanistan following an attack suspected to involve members of the Afghan police, NATO’s military mission in that country More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 10th, 2012
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3 US Soldiers murder by Afghan forces during fake dinner

A senior U.S. Army soldier was killed along with a couple of majors by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan, and three special forces soldiers were gunned down by an Afghan commander who had won their trust and invited More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
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Koran burning US soldiers to face punishment, but no criminal charges

A military investigation is recommending that as many as seven U.S. troops are punished for the burning of Korans. Photo/Vectorportal via wikimedia commons They face administrative punishments, but not criminal More...


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