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Good, Bad, Ugly, Mar. 10-16

Good, Bad, Ugly, Mar. 10-16

This weeks’ Good, Bad and Ugly brings us a look at some modest spending cuts in some of the right places, as well as a sellout of the American people when it comes to repealing ObamaCare.

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Liwa Fatemiyoun fighters during the Palmyra offensive (December 2016). (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Trump Escalating U.S. Role in Syria Without Congress

An additional 400 U.S. troops are prepared to hit the ground in Raqqa, Syria to assist efforts by local militia to lay siege to the Islamic State-held city. There’s only the problem.

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USMC Ho-Chunk Warrior Fought in Vietnam’s Battle of Foxtrot Ridge

USMC Ho-Chunk Warrior Fought in Vietnam’s Battle of Foxtrot Ridge

“I have been in the bush for more than six months” writes Ho-Chunk US Marine Alan B. Walker of Rapid City who fought in the vicious Battle of Foxtrot Ridge, two miles from the Khe Sanh Combat Base, during the Vietnam War. He will talk on Saturday March 11 at Ellsworth Air Force Base’s South Dakota Air and Space Museum, starting at 9 a.m, a free family event sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group.

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Dogs Excelled in Frontline Combat during Vietnam War

Dogs Excelled in Frontline Combat during Vietnam War

“Dogs exhibit heroism under fire in extreme combat,” says Jim Dugan (USAF ret) of Rapid City who will talk about his Vietnam War experiences as a dog handler, while headquartered at Tan Son Nhut Air Base.

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Navy Veteran Patrolled Treacherous Mekong Delta during Tet

Navy Veteran Patrolled Treacherous Mekong Delta during Tet

On Saturday, January 14, Ken Delfino of Keystone will talk about his combat experiences during the Tet Offensive with the US Navy’s River Patrol Force in South Viet Nam. As he says, “this small segment of my life is dedicated to my brothers-in-arms with whom I patrolled the Long Tau, Soi Rap, Co Chien, My Tho and Ham Luong Rivers for 22 months.”

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Vietnam War Veteran to Present Experiences in 1965 Battle of Ia Drang Valley

Vietnam War Veteran to Present Experiences in 1965 Battle of Ia Drang Valley

Mel W. Gunderson of Black Hawk will present his US Army experiences in the Battle of Ia Drang Valley’s Landing Zone X-Ray on November 14, 1965, as part of the 1st Cavalry Division in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.

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Tribute to the Troops Program

Tribute to the Troops Program

Ellsworth B-1 Aviator Lieutenant Colonel Ryan Carignan will be the featured speaker at a Tribute to the Troops Program, Honoring Those Who Have Served Since 9/11 at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum.

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Deal With the Warmongers:  American Politicians

Deal With the Warmongers: American Politicians

For those who have yet to figure out that the game that is being played out between the Democrats and the Republicans concerning America’s welfare, it is not the parties contending with one another, it is the globalists contending with the American people in the guise of their representatives

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Vietnam Vet’s Unit Wiped Out in Mekong Delta

Vietnam Vet’s Unit Wiped Out in Mekong Delta

On Saturday, October 8, Rapid City architect Richard J. McConnell will visually speak about his Vietnam War experiences as a riverine lieutenant in the Mekong Delta with the US Army’s 9th Infantry Division and 86th Engineer Battalion.

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Syrian "refugees" of military age throwing away water given to them by relief workers

State admits: Islamic State Terrorists Trying to Pose as Refugees

State Department spokesman John Kirby acknowledged Wednesday that Islamic State terrorists are trying to mingle with refugee populations overseas in the hopes of making it to the U.S. posing as a refugee.

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