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Operation New Dawn

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes in the Rise of Our Future Heroes This Memorial Day

Harry Croft, M.D | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
Harry Croft, M.D

Let us never forget those who paid the ultimate price, while showing our appreciation, support and respect to those who continue to serve. Perhaps the best way to honor the fallen and injured is to continue their legacy in our future heroes.

Senate Bill Authorizes Tens of Thousands of Combat Troops In Syria

Jon Soltz | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Jon Soltz

There is no such thing as non-combat troops when it comes to Syria. Just being over there constitutes being in a potential combat operation. It constitutes being put into harm's way.

Iraq Veterans' Thoughts on Today's Anniversary

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Jon Soltz

War is not a game, and the statistics are not just numbers. These are real people, with real lives, and real families. The best thing we can do, today, is to remember their stories.

Aircraft Carrier Involved In Bin Laden Burial To Return Home

Coronado, CA Patch | Kimberly Cunningham | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

The USS Carl Vinson is scheduled to pull into its home port on Wednesday morning. The Coronado-based aircraft carrier and its nearly 6,000 sailors hav...

US Military Tailors Mission Names To Target Audience

Washington Post | Christian Davenport | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the hypercharged rush of combat, the adrenaline flows and the rhetoric soars. After the "shock and awe" invasion of Iraq, many of the names the mil...

The War in Iraq: Sunrise or Sunset?

Frida Berrigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frida Berrigan

Just as the Pentagon is preparing its exit plan -- or at least the rhetoric for its exit plan -- pressure is mounting for the military to stay.

Twilight on the Tigris

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

The unpalatable truth for the promoters of the 'New Dawn' over the Tigris are that Iranian influence has eclipsed that of the United States, a fact of life regardless of whether we have 130,000 troops on the ground or 13.

New Name For Iraq War Requested: Petraeus Wants "Operation New Dawn"

Political Punch | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABC News has learned that the Obama administration has decided to give the war in Iraq -- currently known as Operation Iraqi Freedom -- a new name. ...

Gates to Petraeus: "Iraqi Freedom" to Become "New Dawn"

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

The change, which goes into effect on September 1, 2010, sounds a little like "Mission Accomplished." But this time, maybe a good chunk of soldiers really will be pulled back home.