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U.S. Army Activities

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Anti-Warriors Respectfully Wait to Crap On Obama's Afghan Surge

    ​Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) was criticized in some quarters today for crapping on President Barack Obama's Afghanistan surge announcement before the speech was even delivered tonight.So credit the anti-war movement for at least waiting until Obama was waving goodbye from the West Point podium ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Flickr Photo of the Week: Dropping in on Angel Stadium

    Flickr user OW3N​ "A member of the US Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, drop in on the rally held at the Big A to celebrate the Angels' third consecutive Division title. (10.01.09)"Got something to share with your community? Join the OC Weekly Flickr Pool!

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 5/12

    Queen Mary Salutes U.S. Military Personnel, all month!Long Beach's favorite tourist trap/financial drain, the Queen Mary, is offering a special $5.00 General Admission to all U.S. Military personnel, both active and retired, for the entire month of May. But wait, there's more! Anyone, military or n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 3

    Orange County Register: A tip-of-the-knit cap back at the Reggie, for acknowledging Weekly news breaker R. Scott Moxley's 2001 cover story on a nurse's allegations that famed Dr. Steven Kooshian dispensed watered-down AIDS meds. At the time, Kooshian, other media and Orange County's gay communi ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2008
  • Culture

    September 18, 2008
  • Film

    May 29, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 23, 2008

    Colonel of Wisdom

    This toll road debate is starting to feel like Clue—who's going to kill the project? Was it Colonel Magness, in the media, with cold, hard facts? Col. Thomas Magness wrote a little letter the Transportation Corridor Agencies didn't like. The letter disclosed that the TCA's preferred, certified a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    Army Tackles Toll Road

    When supporters of the 241 (Foothill-South) toll road and its builder, the Transportation Corridor Agencies, hear opponents claim they'll stop the project, the reply is usually along the lines of, "You and what army?" The United States Army, assholes. That's right, the Army is finally providing the ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Mission: Implausible

    The CIA has disavowed any knowledge of the alleged plot against Laos by Vang Pao and others. At least one defense attorney doesnt buy it

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Hero or Heroin?

    Alleged coup-plotter Vang Paos shady past eludes mainstream media

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2006

    Good News from Iraq (Fake news edition)

    Somehow it's fitting that the only good news to come out of Iraq recently is the fake news. The New York Times reports on a satirical news show that debuted on the Iraqi sattelite station Al Sharqiya at the beginning of Ramadan. This being Iraq, the show's title is somewhat darker than "The Daily ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2006

    Staying the Course

    At his press conference this morning, President Bush promised yet again that when it comes to Iraq, we'll continue to push on even though we're waist deep in the Big Muddy. Elsewhere in this morning's news we find some milestones of the course on which we are staying. From the Washington Post: A te ... More >>

  • Film

    October 5, 2006

    Money for Nothing

    Iraq for Sale loads more anti-war cannon fodder

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2006

    War Games

    Meant to blog this yesterday, based on something we saw on ABC's Nightline, but it's also reported on by InfoWorld. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on May 4. Among the speakers was a specialist whose company we taxpayers are paying more than $7 million a year. The ... More >>

  • News

    June 15, 2006

    We Respond to Register Letters!

    Was the Haditha massacre too little, too late?

  • Columns

    June 8, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    May 30 - June 6

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2006

    A Third Anniversary Gift for Iraq

    Who knew that our political and military leaders were such a bunch of ol' sentimental softies? As a gift for the Iraqi people to mark the third invasion of their country, our leaders got them a miniature version of the invasion, Operation Swarmer. The mini-invasion has all feature that made that ful ... More >>

  • Features

    March 16, 2006

    Sister in Combat

    Unlike Bush, starlet Mamie Van Doren went to Vietnam

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2006

    Protecting California from Grannies

    State Senator Joe Dunn's (D-Garden Grove) investigation into the California National Guard's spying on political activists was featured on the KGO evening news yesterday. Whether the story on San Francisco's ABC affiliate will help raise the profile of the investigation remains to be seen, but this ... More >>

  • Web

    August 4, 2005
  • Columns

    July 21, 2005
  • News

    May 26, 2005

    Memorial Day 2005

    We remember everything

  • News

    September 9, 2004

    The Good Soldier

    Lessons from the past for this generations military interrogators

  • Columns

    July 15, 2004
  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Burning Bush

    The presidents conservative critics

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Operation Phoenix Rises from the Ashes of history

    Death squads didnt work in Vietnam, but the CIA is betting theyll be great in Iraq

  • Film

    January 8, 2004

    Hard Lines and Second Thoughts

    Earl Morris Robert McNamara documentary is half in, half out of the fog

  • News

    January 8, 2004

    Exit Strategy

    The peace movement failed to stop Bushs war, so now what?

  • Columns

    November 20, 2003

    Good News!

    Jim Washburn helps the president share the joy in Iraq

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    Peace in Iraq

    Death in the military

  • News

    May 15, 2003

    Jingo Fever

    YAFfers try to strangle Surf City council member with yellow ribbons

  • News

    April 17, 2003
  • Features

    April 3, 2003

    After Saddam

    Well win the war, but how about the peace?

  • News

    February 27, 2003
  • News

    November 28, 2002

    After Saddam

    Well win the war, but how about the peace?

  • News

    October 31, 2002
  • News

    October 31, 2002
  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Terror Threads

    Does al-Qaida shop at REI?

  • News

    September 19, 2002

    My Friend Chris

    Hes in the Army now

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Our Man in San Salvador

    Notorious generals U.S. ties ran through an ex-OC cop

  • News

    April 11, 2002
  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Space Case

    Apparently theres something called Space Command . . . and theyll control the weather

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Smoke, Bullets, Mayhem

    And free apple pie to the Nixon Librarys first 100 visitors

  • Features

    September 14, 2000
  • News

    July 15, 1999

    The Phantom Menace

    Are American POWs still being held in Southeast Asia?

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    Got Gas?

    25 things to consider on April 30

  • News

    April 22, 1999

    Reveille for Ridiculous

    Dornan, from coward to 'military expert'

  • News

    February 25, 1999
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