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Maui County Veterans Council Newsletter – November 18, 2014

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Naval Hospital, Danang Vietnam, 1968

(WARNING – GRAPHIC)

This film clip, which was done in August 1968. It captures activities at the Navy hospital in Da Nang, South Vietnam at the height of combat operations during the war. Be forewarned � the filming done in the operating rooms is graphic and the accompanying voice-over narrative is both riveting [...] Continue Reading…

WWII RARE COLOR FILM – YouTube

WWII RARE COLOR FILM – YouTube

An amazing collection of  WWII videos!

VERY INTERESTING HISTORY!

> Most Americans are unaware of the fact that over two hundred years ago,> the> United States had declared war on Islam, and Thomas Jefferson led the> charge!  At the height of the eighteenth century, Muslim pirates were the> terror of the Mediterranean and a large area of the North Atlantic .  They> attacked every ship in sight, and [...] Continue Reading…

THE REAL AFGHANISTAN – A MARINE’S VIEW OF WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON

The Real Afghanistan
   *A very interesting read, a Marine’s View of what is really going on. This young man is articulate  and has a flare forcolorful language, and descriptive prose…..Scorpions, Chiggers & Sand Fleas/great letter, a must read of a very interesting
article. *
From a Recon Marine in Afghanistan
From the Sand Pit:

It’s freezing here. I’m sitting on hard cold dirt between rocks and shrubs at the base of the Hindu Kush Mountains, along the Dar’yoi Pamir River, watching a hole that leads to [...] Continue Reading…

Aerial Refueling over Afghanistan – Video

KC-10 refuels another and then an F-16 and A-10Warthogs; pretty neat
Unlike the KC-135 tanker where the boom operator (boomer) lies on his stomach to view out a window to refuel other aircraft, the KC-10 boomer sits in a comfortable chair and looks out a picture window during refueling. Think what it would look like if a large aircraft like the [...] Continue Reading…

COLLEGE PLANNING AND ACADEMIC RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS

BestColleges.com recently designed two resources specifically for servicemembers and those considering ROTC. One is a guide explaining how ROTC programs work, and the other is designed to help military service members and veterans make the most out of college.

You can view the resources here.