Author: The Frontlines

The Frontlines Weekly Update Part 1 (JUL 18-24, 2011)

The Frontlines Weekly Update (JUL 18-24, 2011)   The Frontlines of Iraq Iraqi security forces have smashed an Al-Qaeda network in Iraq allegedly responsible for hundreds of killings in Baghdad, a senior police official said on Sunday.” Interior… Read More

The Frontlines Weekly Update Brief (July 11-17th, 2011)

First Afghan Female Military Pilots Arrive in US for Training Sourya Saleh, wearing a black scarf to cover her hair and an olive drab Afghan Army uniform, doesn’t look like a cultural warrior. But she and three fellow… Read More

The Obama Doctrine Defined

THE FRONTLINES BULLETIN There have been several interesting articles in the news lately, this is one of the top three: The Obama Doctrine Defined The words “vacillating” and “aimless” are commonly used by both left and right to describe… Read More

The Frontlines: TRICARE In The Firing Line

The Frontlines: TRICARE In The Firing Line Spiraling health care costs for military personnel are getting the attention of Congress, and for the first time in recent memory, some action to reduce such costs has been proposed.  TRICARE,… Read More

The Frontlines Weekly Update Brief (May 30-June 5, 2011)

US military withdrawal of a number of its troops from Pakistan The Pentagon said it had received a request from the Pakistani government to reduce its presence in the country. The request came after a raid by US special… Read More

The Frontlines Bulletin: Libya: Our First Cosmopolitan War?

Libya: Our First Cosmopolitan War? It is arguably the first military conflict—certainly the first fought by the leading participants from the West—fought under the legal supervision of the International Criminal Court. American authorities may think they are holding to… Read More

THE FRONTLINES BULLETIN (231310(S)MAY2011)

THE FRONTLINES BULLETIN There have been several interesting articles in the news lately, this week the top three are: 1. In Warrior Games, Power of Sport Aids the Wounded Over 200 wounded service members and veterans from every branch… Read More

The Frontlines Weekly Update Brief (May 16-22, 2011)

THE FRONTLINES OF AFGHANISTAN Tuesday Morning a NATO helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, destroying the aircraft but fortunately no casualties to crew members on board. Several NATO convoys were attacked by roadside bombs and IEDs. One attack resulted in… Read More

The Frontlines Bulletin (19MAY2011)

The Frontlines Bulletin is designed to give you short, concise information on news from around the world. To read the full bulletin check out: THE FRONTLINES BULLETIN (181809(S)MAY2011) North Korea The United States plans to send its envoy for… Read More

A New Look at Gettysburg

Recently, I was contacted by the History Channel regarding a new Civil War film, Gettysburg, produced by Ridley and Tony Scott.  It airs on History Monday, May 30th, at 9pm (EST), and you can watch the trailer and read a brief summary… Read More

The Frontlines Weekly Update Brief (May 9-15, 2011)

SYRIA: A FIGHT TO THE END After almost two months of unrest, Syrian government officials have been unable to open lines of communication with, mostly young, protesters. Talks with more veteran opposition groups have been unsuccessful in getting… Read More

28% cut in Medicare/ TRICARE

According to MOAA, the Military Officer Association of America’s recent study there will be a 28% cut in Medicare/ TRICARE in 2012. The cuts will reduce payments to doctors and jeopardize health care access for military and elderly… Read More

The Frontlines Weekly Update Brief (April 18-24, 2011)

LIBYA & SYRIA VIOLENCE CONTINUES The coalition continued its efforts to support the rebels in Libya, with some western countries sending ground troops to advise the rebels. Callas have been made to provide more direct assistance to the… Read More

The Frontlines Weekly Update Brief (March 28-April 3, 2011)

THE FRONTLINES OF AFGHANISTAN Taliban insurgents have led several attacks against Americans and Allied forces in retaliation for an American priest who burned the Koran as a media stunt for his declining church. The stunt angered many in… Read More

Weekly Update Brief From The Frontlines

THE FRONTLINES OF AFGHANISTAN Taliban insurgents kidnapped 50 Afghan police officers in an ambush in northeastern Afghanistan. Insurgent forces in the Helmand province attacked an American unit with small arms fire, killing SPC. Justin Ross of Wisconsin. Other… Read More