President George W. Bush greets rescue workers, firefighters and military personnel, Sept. 12, 2001, while surveying damage caused by the previous day’s terrorist attacks on the Pentagon.
1999 – 2021
The Taliban insurgency has regained strength nearly two decades after U.S.-led forces toppled its regime in what led to the United States’ longest war. CFR President George W. Bush signs into law a joint resolution authorizing the use of force against those responsible for attacking the United States on 9/11.
1999 -2021 Timeline U.S. Army 1st Lt. Daniel Meegan (2nd from right), leader of 1st Platoon, Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army Europe, and an Afghan interpreter (right) stop to question an Afghan man about Taliban activity while patrolling the area surrounding Forward Operating Base Baylough in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2010. DoD photo by Spc. Eric Cabral, U.S. Army. (Released)
Combat Photographer Faces 130 Years for Making Passes at Women
Tech Sgt Aaron Allmon
In the case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who is charged with the serious offense of desertion for abandoning his buddies on the battlefield, there was a recommendation for a special court-martial, the lowest level, for misdemeanors. In the case of the annoying flirt Tech. Sgt. Aaron D. Allmon II charged with being “socially maladroit and crass”, the recommendation could be up to 130 years in the brig.
The Washington Times reported a new case in the gender wars that has hit the military. Combat photographer Sgt. Allmon, who has PTSD and a bad back from his 20 years in the service, will be court-martialed on Monday.
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Insanity Wrap needs to know: Is it better to get bombed on Twitter or by the United States Air Force?
Answer: Personally, we were hoping to get bombed on margaritas while grilling fajita meat tonight, but that’s just us.
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