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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ DARE TO DREAM ~ 19 February 2017

    02/18/2017 5:02:23 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 71 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
          DARE TO DREAM Someone once commented that "One of the most powerful things in the world is a dream. Not those dreams that come to us while we sleep, but those we consciously pursue while we are awake." Think of how dreams have shaped our modern life. Of Martin Luther King whose famous speech began, I have a dream today." And of Robert Kennedy who said, "Some men see things as they are and ask "Why?"; I dream things that never were and ask 'Why not?'" Think of how children's lives are often shaped by their...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops!! ~ 18 February 2017

    02/17/2017 6:01:23 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 184 replies
    Our Troops Rock!! | The Canteen DJ's
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops Pop Girls Thanks laurenmarlowe! ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l...
  • Trump considering large order of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets!

    02/17/2017 11:49:05 AM PST · by CivilWarBrewing · 48 replies
    February 17, 2017 | CivilWarBrewing
    During his speech before a large Boeing crowd in South Carolina today, President Trump said he is considering a large order for more F/A-18E/F Super Hornets! IMO, the F/A-18 is the all-around greatest fighter jet ever produced. It has proven itself as a reliable and effective all-weather fighter and is a great complement to America's arsenal of F-15's, F-16's, F-22's, and F-35's.
  • Obama Appointees Preventing Mattis From Rebuilding The Military, Says Armed Services Chair

    02/17/2017 5:30:05 AM PST · by combat_boots · 27 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/16/2017 | Russ Read
    Holdovers from the Obama administration in the Pentagon are hampering efforts to fix the military’s major readiness problem, leaving Secretary of Defense James Mattis alone in his efforts to properly equip U.S. forces, according to the chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services. “I am concerned that … to fix these problems [it] is going to take a lot more money, and yet a lot of the folks who are coming up with the budget to fix them are the same people who have been fighting every step of the way against our efforts to fix these problems,” said...
  • Top Gunski! Moscow releases video of its latest fighter jet boasting it can destroy the best..

    02/16/2017 8:57:42 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 21 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 02/16/2017 | By Darren Boyle for MailOnline
    The Russian Ministry of Defence has released a video of its latest fighter jet in an effort to drive foreign export sales. The Kremlin wants foreign governments to buy its latest Sukhoi-35s jet instead of a western aircraft. As part of the sales drive, the Russian Air Force released footage of a test pilot taking its Sukhoi Su-35s for a spin.
  • Obama Appointees Preventing Mattis From Rebuilding The Military, Says Armed Services Chair

    02/16/2017 7:11:43 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 68 replies
    Holdovers from the Obama administration in the Pentagon are hampering efforts to fix the military’s major readiness problem, leaving Secretary of Defense James Mattis alone in his efforts to properly equip U.S. forces, according to the chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services. “I am concerned that … to fix these problems [it] is going to take a lot more money, and yet a lot of the folks who are coming up with the budget to fix them are the same people who have been fighting every step of the way against our efforts to fix these problems,” said...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 16 February 2017

    02/15/2017 6:02:19 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ GLOBEMASTER MANEUVER An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft conducts a low-level flight during Large Package Week at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 5, 2016. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Richardson Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. CONCRETE AIM A Marine fires from a kneeling prone position during a deck shoot aboard the USS New Orleans in the Pacific Ocean, April 1, 2016. Marine Corps photo by...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Which '70s Songs Must Go Quiz - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    02/14/2017 6:00:08 PM PST · by LUV W · 209 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the world...and their families, too! | Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | LUV W and The Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... Which '70s Songs Must Go QuizHT---PROCON! Click HERE to take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have Fun!! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly!
  • Thousands Gather in Remembrance of World War II destruction of Dresden

    02/13/2017 4:33:00 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 96 replies
    Dresden's mayor has used the event to remind participants of the brutalities of war, even in the 21st century. During World War II, Allied forces firebombed the German city of Dresden, leaving 25,000 people dead. Around 12,000 people on Monday gathered in Dresden and joined hands to form a human chain in a message of "peace and reconciliation" marking the anniversary of the deadly firebombing of the city by Allied forces towards the end of the Second World War. The act aimed at reminding the participants of the brutal bombing, considered one of the Allied forces more controversial acts during...
  • U.S. Helicopters Arrive in Germany to Boost Combat Presence

    02/13/2017 7:52:17 AM PST · by GonzoII · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 13, 2017 | Breitbart
    BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. Army has begun unloading dozens of Chinook, Apache and Black Hawk helicopters at a port in northern Germany so the aircraft can be moved to a base in Bavaria. German news agency dpa reported Sunday that 94 helicopters and several trucks from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade in Fort Drum, New York were sent to the port of Bremerhaven.
  • Betrayal And Tragedy To Our Military- Alert To We The People.

    02/13/2017 4:43:28 AM PST · by davikkm · 12 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    It all began with the penetration of the Muslim Brotherhood into the White House by Obama. The American people knew of this, as it was reported on many Alternative Media News Sites. Of course, since everyone does not read those sites, some of the American people would not have known. Some may not know now, as this story has gone widely unreported; however, I do have to give credit to Fox News and CNN’s Jake Tapper, as they did report on it, too. NBC reported on the attack, but failed to report on the Muslim spy ring. Obama hired brothers...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Christopher Blake Rodgers ~ 13 February 2017

    02/12/2017 5:01:49 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 123 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~ LCpl. Christopher Blake Rodgers Info from here.               Marine Lance Corporal Christopher Blake Rodgers May 4, 1990 – September 1, 2010 Lance Corporal Christopher Blake Rodgers, 20, United States Marine Corps, beloved son, brother, grandson, cousin, nephew and friend, was killed in action on September 1, 2010 in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan. He was 20 years old. Christopher, or Blake...
  • U.S. Special Forces Deployed To 70% Of The World In 2016

    02/12/2017 1:35:21 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 24 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 02/11/2017 | Tyler Durden
    U.S. Special Operations Command launched a raid in Yemen’s Baida Province on Jan 29, targeting Qassim al-Rimi, the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The first high-profile special forces operation of Trump’s presidency, the raid resulted in the deaths of at least 14 Al Qaeda fighters, 20 civilians and Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens. Three other Americans were reportedly wounded and an Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft was destroyed by U.S. forces after it was heavily damaged in a forced landing. Over the past few days, it has emerged that al-Rimi survived the raid and he has subsequently released an audio...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL 2/12/17 (Prayer)

    02/12/2017 12:29:19 AM PST · by Faith · 57 replies
    February 12, 2017 | Faith
    Won't you join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and for America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. I John 5:14 Religion forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Lt. General Hal Moore....An Amazing American Hero

    02/11/2017 6:26:59 PM PST · by ICE-FLYER · 5 replies
    Stripes ^ | 11 Feb 2017 | Iceflyer
    I am greatly saddened today at the passing of Lt General Hal Moore. I would never have thought that in my Air Force career that it would be an Army General who would leave the greatest impression on me. This post is to reflect on that impact. In 2006 I attended Air Command and Staff College. After interviewing with 75+ others for 17 coveted slots on the Gathering of Eagles team I was selected to be one and could not believe my fortune. Through several weeks of work as a team we had selected our “Eagles” to come to the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ CONCRETE LOVE ~ 12 February 2017

    02/11/2017 5:01:51 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 78 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
          CONCRETE LOVE Our Daily BreadJuly 28, 1998 "Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing." 1 Corinthians 13:3 The story is told of a child psychologist who spent many hours constructing a new driveway at his home. Just after he smoothed the surface of the freshly poured concrete, his small children chased a ball across the driveway, leaving deep footprints. The man yelled after them with a torrent of angry words. His shocked wife said, "You're a...
  • Former Marine removed from Iraq, criticized for telling the truth

    02/11/2017 9:02:01 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 24 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 2/11/17 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    When Steven Gern--a ten year veteran of the Marine Corps working in Iraq--put up a video telling Americans what average members of the local population in Iraq really thought about the USA, not only did the video garner 8 million views, within hours he was airlifted out of his work zone into Baghdad by private plane because his boss was concerned about the numerous death threats which had been made against him. The former marine was the only passenger on the plane. YouTube initially took down Gern’s video for "violating YouTube's Policy on hate speech." Imagine that! We've come to...
  • Assad says US troops welcome in Syria to fight 'terrorism'

    02/10/2017 8:36:45 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 80 replies
    MRT ^ | Updated 12:41 pm, Friday, February 10, 2017 | Bassem Mroue (AP)
    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview released on Friday that the United States is welcome to join the battle against "terrorists" in Syria — as long as it is in cooperation with his government and respects the country's sovereignty. Speaking with Yahoo News, Assad said he has not had any communication — direct or indirect — with President Donald Trump or any official form the new U.S. administration. But the Syrian leader appeared to make a gesture to the new U.S. president in the interview, saying he welcomes Trump's declaration that he will make it...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Valentine's Edition: Tunes For Our Troops!! ~ 11 February 2017

    02/10/2017 6:03:55 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 344 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops Happy Valentine's!! ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 10 February 2017

    02/09/2017 5:59:21 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 155 replies
    February 9, 2017 | Mother Nature and Old Man Winter
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. Yeah, I know I'm a little early...in case I'm not around, laterNo worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never...
  • Gohmert: McCain's comments hurt morale of US military

    02/09/2017 1:50:29 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/9/2017 | Fox News
    Feb. 09, 2017 - 2:53 - Texas congressman weighs in on 'America's News HQ'
  • Obama appointees flee Pentagon; Trump left with scores of vacancies to fill

    02/09/2017 7:10:38 AM PST · by GonzoII · 113 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Feb 8, 2017 | Rowan Scarborough
    The Pentagon has been stripped of almost all of its political appointees from the Obama administration, but an uncertain Senate future awaits the candidates whom President Trump will nominate to remake the armed forces in his image.
  • Indonesia 'accepts apology' from Australia over military saga

    02/08/2017 6:03:33 PM PST · by PotatoHeadMick · 12 replies
    BBC ^ | Feb 9 2017 | staffer
    Indonesia's military chief says Australia has apologised over "offensive" training materials used at an army base in Perth. General Gatot Nurmantyo accepted the apology from the chief of Australia's army, the Indonesian military said. Indonesia last month said it had put all defence co-operation on hold, before clarifying the suspension was for one language-training programme. The nation said the materials referenced several sensitive topics. They were "soldiers in the past, East Timor, Papuan independence and 'Pancasila'", a reference to Indonesia's founding philosophy, Gen Nurmantyo said last month.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 09 February 2017

    02/08/2017 6:01:29 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 96 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ NIGHT BOARDING Paratroopers board and position their gear inside an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft before participating in a night jump at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 31, 2016. Air Force photo by Alejandro Pena Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. ROCKET EXERCISE A Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom fires rockets during an urban close air support exercise at Yodaville near Yuma, AZ, April 1, 2016. The Venom is...
  • U.S. Army: 95% of Brigade Combat Teams Unprepared to Fight Immediately

    02/08/2017 5:15:59 PM PST · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Breitbart National Security ^ | 2/8/17 | Edwin Mora
    Only three of the 58 U.S. Army Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) are capable of immediately joining the fight in the event of a major conflict, Gen. Daniel Allyn, vice chief of staff of the Army, told lawmakers.According to the general, about one-third of the 58 BCTs in the Army, the largest U.S. military branch, are deemed ready, but “only three” of those “could be called upon to fight tonight in the event of a crisis.”The rest would require about 30 days to prepare. That means only about five percent of brigade combat teams are ready to engage in immediate combat...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Are You A Citizen Of The World Quiz - Wednesday, February 8, 2017

    02/07/2017 6:00:57 PM PST · by LUV W · 134 replies
    The greatest militray and veterans in thw whole world....and their families, too! | Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ --Canteen Mission Statement-- Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... Are You A Citizen Of The World Quiz Neuschwanstein CastleGermany Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • “Behead them in their own homes”: Pennsylvania Muslim drew up assassination list of US military...

    02/06/2017 6:53:09 PM PST · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 2/6/17 | Robert Spencer
    “After the hearing, Thornton described his client as ‘a young kid who was tweeting from his bedroom. He’s very sorry that he ever got himself involved in something like this.'”His targets would have been even sorrier if this poor “young kid” had carried out his plans.Meanwhile, is anyone investigating where he learned his understanding of Islam, or is that question being waved away yet again with the claim that he was “radicalized on the Internet”?“Pennsylvania man, 20, pleads guilty to charges he conspired to aid the Islamic State,” Associated Press, January 30, 2017 (thanks to Creeping Sharia): A 20-year-old Pennsylvania...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi ~ 07 February 2017

    02/06/2017 6:01:44 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 138 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Keesler Air Force Base, MississippiKeesler Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Biloxi, a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States. The base is named in honor of aviator 2d Lt Samuel Reeves Keesler, Jr., a Mississippi native killed in France during the First World War. The base is home of Headquarters, Second Air Force (2 AF) and the 81st Training Wing (81 TW) of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC).The Second Air Force mission is to provide the best-trainined, combat-ready forces. To carry out...
  • Donald Trump vows US, allies will defeat ‘radical Islamic terrorism'

    02/06/2017 3:47:19 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 4 replies
    The Indian Express ^ | Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | AFP
    Caption - President Donald Trump speaks to troops while visiting U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. (AP Photo) Macdill Air Force Base -- US President Donald Trump vowed today that America and its allies would defeat the "forces of death" and keep radical jihadists from gaining a foothold on US soil, but did not offer details about his strategy to defeat the Islamic State group. In his first visit to US Central Command – responsible for an area that includes the Middle East and Central Asia...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: SFC John Adams ~ 06 February 2017

    02/05/2017 5:05:27 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 105 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~ SFC John Adams Info from here.             Staff Sergeant Adams interdicted three Anti-Iraqi Forces, and his efforts resulted in the confiscation of numerous small arms and explosive ordinance... "THE YOUNG OUTDOORSMAN" It was fortunate for John Adams that Hillsboro, Illinois, had a lot of wide-open spaces. The woods and fields outside of town became his boyhood playground. Fishing, hunting, camping and playing...
  • Fascinating World War II handbook reveals what American soldiers were told to expect in Australia

    02/05/2017 12:00:52 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 34 replies
    Daily Mail (Australia/UK) ^ | 5th February 2017 | Max Margan
    Australian men were described by the US military during World War II as incoherent, beer-drinking tough guys who would gamble on raindrops falling on a window. In 1942, the US Army handed a 54-page booklet to its soldiers who were sent to Australia during the war to help them deal with culture shock. Titled 'Instructions for American Servicemen in Australia', the handbook's overriding theme was that the two countries shared a robust military and cultural alliance. But 75 years later, it gives a compelling insight into America's perception of Australians and reveals what the US Army told its men about...
  • How Mattis' Plan For Fixing The U.S. Military Would Transform The Army

    02/05/2017 2:17:15 AM PST · by elhombrelibre · 32 replies
    Secretary of Defense James Mattis has issued his initial campaign plan for rebuilding America's military, pursuant to a presidential directive signed January 27. If Congress provides necessary funding, the Mattis plan would reverse a steady erosion of the joint force's warfighting edge that resulted from caps on military spending during the Obama years. In fact, the plan may usher in a surge of spending on new military technology unlike anything seen since the Reagan years. All four of the military services General Mattis oversees would get a boost, but the biggest beneficiary during President Trump's tenure will be the service...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ GROWING DEEP AND STRONG ~ 05 February 2017

    02/04/2017 5:03:36 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 63 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
          GROWING DEEP AND STRONG One day my mother and I were working together in the garden where we were transplanting plants for the third time. Grown from seed in a small container, the plants had been transferred to a larger container; then transplanted into the garden. Now, because I was moving, we were transplanting them once again. Inexperienced as a gardener, I turned to my green-thumbed mother. "Isn’t this bad for them?" I asked, as we dug them up and shook the dirt from the roots. "Won’t it hurt these plants, being uprooted and transplanted so...
  • The Return of Class to the White House

    02/04/2017 8:38:45 AM PST · by darkwing104 · 8 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | February 4, 2017 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    President Donald J. Trump takes his role as Commander-in-Chief seriously. He never served in the American Armed Forces, but is a commander that accepts the responsibly of his position. This week, the President made an unannounced trip in order to pay tribute to a U.S. Navy SEAL who was killed last weekend in Yemen. In a statement released by the President; “Americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical Islamic terrorism,” Trump said in the statement. “The sacrifices made by the men...
  • American soldiers on reassurance mission bring life to small Polish town

    02/04/2017 7:54:07 AM PST · by GonzoII · 9 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | February 3, 2017 | MARTIN EGNASH
    ZAGAN, Poland — This hamlet in the wooded countryside is hours from Wroclaw, the nearest sizeable city, with narrow winding streets and large communist-era prefab block buildings. It’s in a need of a makeover, and it just might get one. The town is home to an expansive military installation, where Poland’s 11th Armored Cavalry Division is based. Earlier this week, the United States sent an armored combat brigade here as part of a NATO effort to assure eastern allies concerned about potential Russian aggression since Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine in 2014. But the U.S. brought more than tanks and equipment...
  • Lockheed Lowers Price on F-35 Fighters, After Prodding by Trump

    02/04/2017 5:49:43 AM PST · by GonzoII · 26 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 3, 2017 | CHRISTOPHER DREW
    After weeks of pressure from President Trump, Lockheed Martin agreed on Friday to a somewhat larger price cut on its F-35 fighters than it had on the last few orders, and finally brought the cost of the main version below $100 million for each jet. The Pentagon will buy 90 of the radar-evading planes under the new contract for $8.2 billion. The F-35 is by far the Pentagon’s largest program; it has plans to eventually build more than 2,400 of them for the Air Force, Navy and Marines, and hundreds more for allies. Mr. Trump began to criticize the much-delayed...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops!! ~ 04 February 2017

    02/03/2017 6:02:13 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 239 replies
    Our Troops Rock !! | Canteen DJ's
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster l...
  • Navy investigating SEALs unit that rode with Trump flag in Kentucky convoy

    02/03/2017 12:08:25 PM PST · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 55 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/3/2017 | FoxNews
    ....[SEALs unit spokeswoman Lt. Jacqui] Maxwell described the investigation as a command inquiry that could lead to punishment if warranted. She also said it wasn’t immediately clear if those involved were SEALs or support staff. .... The paper reported Thursday that a Kentucky-based anti-Trump group was one of the first to post video of the incident on its website, calling it “a fascist tactic” that “is not acceptable. RESIST!!!” [Apparently a KY goat farmer took the photo/video and posted it as a lark, and then some KY SJW noticed it and alerted the Antifaghi or whatever they're called.]
  • Facebook Bans Video of Navy SEAL Convoy Flying Trump Flag in Kentucky

    02/03/2017 1:01:15 PM PST · by Rufus Shinra · 56 replies
    Trump Conservative ^ | 2/3/2017 | Rufus Shinra
    A video has gone viral of a Navy SEAL unit driving a military vehicle flying a Trump flag in Louisville, Kentucky, last Sunday outraging many liberal outlets who would have the public believe the armed forces are largely opposed to the president's policies. The video's authenticity has been confirmed by a Navy spokesperson, who told ABC News that the vehicle did indeed belong to a Navy SEAL unit based on the East Coast. The lead vehicle was part of a convey and was flying an iconic blue Trump flag, which included the president's campaign slogan of "Make America Great Again",...
  • Obama lackey Rosa Brooks wants Trump overthrown by the military

    02/03/2017 8:22:55 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 26 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/03/17 | Matthew Vadum
    Does she actually know any enlisted personnel? President Trump is wildly popular among the troops Former senior Obama administration official Rosa Brooks proposed the violent overthrow of President Trump as one of four ways to oust the newly inaugurated Chief Executive from the White House. Because she’s a left-winger don’t count on her being shackled and frogmarched into a paddy wagon. “Are we really stuck with this guy?” she writes in a blog post at Foreign Policy magazine’s website. “It’s the question being asked around the globe, because Donald Trump’s first week as president has made it all too clear:...
  • Navy investigating convoy’s display of Trump flag

    02/03/2017 7:24:31 AM PST · by ColdOne · 55 replies
    WaPo ^ | 2/2/17 | AP
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Navy is investigating the display of a Donald Trump campaign flag by the lead vehicle in a military convoy. The Virginian-Pilot reported Thursday (http://bit.ly/2jIH5HQ) the Navy has repeatedly warned sailors against appearing to endorse candidates while on the job.
  • Navy investigating unit's display of Trump flag

    02/03/2017 5:10:41 AM PST · by markomalley · 58 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 2/3/17 | Peter Holley
    Steve Thompson was on his way to pick up some feed for his goat farm Sunday morning when he noticed an impressive-looking military convoy and started filming. When he neared the lead vehicle in the convoy, the 32-year-old Shepherdsville, Ky., man noticed something else: A large blue and white Trump campaign flag. "I just thought it was just a bunch of military vehicles," Thompson, who was driving near Louisville at the time, told the Lexington Herald Leader . "I was surprised because I figured you wouldn't be able to fly anything on a Humvee other than an American flag." The...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 02 February 2017

    02/01/2017 6:01:31 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 61 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ CLOSE CLEANING Navy Petty Officers 2nd Class Joseph Comparato, top, and Jocelyn Caro clean and maintain a close-in weapon system aboard the USS Porter in the Mediterranean Sea, March 26, 2016. The Porter is patrollingl in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility to support U.S. national security interests in Europe. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert S. Price Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FIREFIGHTING DRILL...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Grocery Store Are You Quiz - Wednesday, February 1, 2017

    01/31/2017 6:00:39 PM PST · by LUV W · 161 replies
    The bestest troops and vets in the whole wide world...and their families, too! | Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... What Grocery Store Are You Quiz Click HERE to take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have Fun!! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly!
  • Court-martialed chaplain declares victory

    09/30/2006 11:38:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies · 500+ views
    WND ^ | September 30, 2006
    Congressional panel directs Navy to rescind policy barring 'sectarian' prayers A Navy chaplain court-martialed for wearing his uniform during a public event in which he prayed in Jesus' name is declaring victory after a congressional conference committee agreed on a compromise rescinding a Navy policy that barred "sectarian" prayers. "This is a tremendous victory for religious liberty," said Lt. Gordon James Klingenschmitt in an interview with WND. "Chaplains are free again to pray in Jesus name." The conferees, working out differences between House and Senate versions of the Defense Appropriation Act, are directing the secretary of the Navy to rescind...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Naval Air Station Meridian, Mississippi ~ 31 January 2017

    01/30/2017 6:01:04 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 101 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Naval Air Station Meridian, MississippiNaval Air Station Meridian or NAS Meridian is a military airport located 11 miles northeast of Meridian, Mississippi in Lauderdale County and Kemper County, and is one of the Navy's two jet strike pilot training facilities.Naval Air Station Meridian trains Sailors and Marines in aviation and technical related fields. It is home to Training Air Wing One, Training Squadron 9, Training Squadron 7, Naval Technical Training Center, Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron One and the Regional Counterdrug Training Academy.The Air Operations Department employs 230 military and civilian...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Charles George ~ 30 January 2017

    01/29/2017 5:04:32 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 93 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Charles George Info from here.             Charles George (August 23, 1932–November 30, 1952) was a U.S. Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in combat on November 30, 1952, during the Korean War. He was fatally wounded when he threw himself on a grenade to protect other soldiers in his company and was posthumously awarded the Medal of...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL - 1-29-17 (PRAYER)

    01/29/2017 12:33:08 AM PST · by Faith · 34 replies
    January 29, 2017 | Faith
    Please join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and for America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. I John 5:14 Religion forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ ASPIRE TO A VISION ~ 29 January 2017

    01/28/2017 5:01:34 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 76 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
          ASPIRE TO A VISION A scene in the movie Karate Kid was quite striking. Daniel went to see Mr. Miyagi and found him trimming a delicate bonsai tree. Daniel was fascinated and wanted to try it, but he had no idea how it was done. Miyagi told him to close his eyes and picture in his mind the way he wanted the tree to look. After Daniel found that vision in his mind, Miyagi told him to open his eyes and start trimming the tree. Daniel's every move was deliberate and focused. Then he stopped. He...
  • New Military Retirement Plan

    01/28/2017 9:35:35 AM PST · by SandRat · 17 replies
    Comparing the Current Military Retirement Plan with the New Military Retirement Plan Specifics about the new military retirement plan are scarce, so will do our best to compare the current military retirement plan with the new military retirement plan based on information obtained through news sources and briefings. If you know of something that we can add to the comparison chart below, let us know about it. We hope that this continues to be a growing resource comparing the two plans so we can all learn more. The current plan is listed on the left and is compared with the...