Sappers attack CCN

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY Week of August 18—24, 2019: Sapper Attack on MACV-SOG FOB4 (CCN), August 23, 1968 American Special Forces suffered more Green Berets killed and wounded in a single attack on August 23, 1968, than any other day in history. More than 100 sappers infiltrated the Special Forces …

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Dr. Orange: The Secret Nemesis of Sick Vets

This story was originally published by ProPublica. A few years ago, retired Maj. Wes Carter was picking his way through a stack of internal Air Force memos, searching for clues that might help explain his recent heart attack and prostate cancer diagnosis. His eyes caught on several recommendations spelled out …

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Monica Lin Brown, 68Whiskey* and Silver Star Recipient

160 U.S. service members who are female have died in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. In contrast 8 service women died in the eight years of the Vietnam War. 117 were lost before the prohibition of women serving in combat units was issued in January 2013. More than …

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OPSEC

An Operational Security (OPSEC) Primer By the U.S. Department of Energy “Even minutiae should have a place in our collection, for things of a seemingly trifling nature, when enjoined with others of a more serious cast, may lead to valuable conclusion.” -George Washington, known OPSEC practitioner What is Operational Security …

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