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Image Leave No One Behind: Our Noble Interpreters [Lima Charlie News]

Leave No One Behind: Our Noble Interpreters

A combat officer’s tribute to those that helped him survive in a foreign and hostile land: the noble interpreter. As a young combat arms officer deployed in Iraq, I didn’t know much about the language or culture of the Iraqi people, let alone the Muslim… Keep Reading

Image Swords to Plowshares: Urban Farming for the New Warrior [Lima Charlie News]

Swords to Plowshares: Urban Farming for the New Warrior

A U.S. Army combat veteran reports on the therapeutic nature of returning to the land, and a business built on urban farming. After 20 years of travails and a 10-year-long war, literature’s most celebrated veteran, Odysseus, finally returns to his homeland to find he does… Keep Reading

Legendary Navy Captain Gail Harris Joins Lima Charlie News

Lima Charlie News proudly welcomes Captain Gail Harris, the newest Veteran Correspondent to its Editorial Team Captain Gail Harris’ trailblazing firsts in the US Navy are paralleled only by her enduring presence as a role model and inspiration to service members, veterans and civilians alike.… Keep Reading

The Dallas Shooting: Policing A Wounded Nation

|On July 8, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an open letter to the people of Texas. Entitled, “A Time To Come Together,” it followed the deadliest day for police in modern US History since September 11, 2001. Just yesterday, shortly before 9 PM, Army Veteran,… Keep Reading

The Mayhem Inside: Part II: Orlando

This article is Part II in a series following “The Mayhem Inside,” about the shootings in Houston, Texas, May 2016. In the military, a bugle call or drumbeat signals the ceremonial lowering of the flag at sundown. As President Obama ordered flags to be flown… Keep Reading

Taunting the Bear: A Misapplication of American Military Power

|By Maj. Joe Labarbera, Lima Charlie News The military forces of the United States absolutely must be the pre-eminent force in the world. This is demonstrated by a myriad of operational factors that clearly express U.S. superiority, such as technology, size, quality, leadership, logistical reach,… Keep Reading

The Mayhem Inside

When I went to Iraq, I was young but I knew about fighting for God and Country. That was my socially instilled mind frame before deploying. Especially after being in New York City, and watching as the World Trade Center collapsed before my eyes on… Keep Reading

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