May 23, 2018
Salem-News.com (Aug-23-2017 15:32)
Merkley Statement on Trump`s Address on AfghanistanSalem-News.com
Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s August 21 address on the future of the war in Afghanistan:
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"The president’s pronouncement that he plans to avoid disclosing troop levels, military strategies and timelines — combined with his criticism of so called ‘micromanagement from Washington, D.C.’ — are clear indications of his intention to bolster military action in Afghanistan.
Salem-News.com (Aug-14-2017 22:13)
Oregon National Guard Soldiers and Airmen Soon to Deploy to Fire near Crater LakeSalem-News.com
Operation Plan Smokey stipulates how Oregon National Guard members are utilized to assist in firefighting efforts.
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More than 100 Oregon National Guard members, activated by Oregon Governor Kate Brown to assist with ongoing firefighting efforts in southern Oregon, are scheduled to complete their refresher firefighting training at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST), in Salem on Tuesday.
Salem-News.com (Jun-27-2017 23:42)
The Schizophrenic Syrian WarRalph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
The last six years of terror have resulted in 207,000 civilian deaths (24,000 children).
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Both Russia and the U.S. want ISIS defeated but then we have U.S.-supported rebels fighting Syrian troops. Supposedly, Russia only attacks ISIS, not the U.S.-supported rebels.
Salem-News.com (Jun-08-2017 12:40)
USS Liberty Attacked by Israel 50 Years Ago TodayBonnie King Salem-News.com
The USS Liberty was a spy ship, keeping tabs on Israel's Arab neighbors and their Soviet advisers.
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Fifty years ago today, on June 8, 1967, 34 American servicemen were killed and 174 were wounded when Israel attacked the USS Liberty navy ship in international waters.
Salem-News.com (May-30-2017 01:35)
Documentary Follows America`s Efforts to Find MIAColonel Bill Fortier
A first hand understanding of the cost of war in human lives.
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This film is the end result of his searching for a way to help in America’s search for those "still missing”.
Salem-News.com (Apr-07-2017 11:25)
The Attack on Syria in 4 Basic FactsMazin Qumsiyeh, Salem-News.com
War is immoral, illogical, and criminal and has no “good side” or “bad side”.
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The attack on Syria by the United States while illegal per international law (not sanctioned by the UN Security Council and opposed by Russia and China) comes to remind as all of five basic facts of geopolitics:
Salem-News.com (Mar-21-2017 19:20)
Guns and Cocaine and the Murders of U.S. MilitaryRobert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
The drug pipeline from Central America fueled the crack cocaine epidemic, resulting in the deaths, addictions and imprisonment of thousands of Americans.
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Congress needs to conduct an investigation into the murder of Marine Colonel James E. Sabow at Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, CA, and 101st Airborne troops on Arrow Air 1285 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, and the deaths of 256 Americans.
Salem-News.com (Mar-05-2017 22:53)
National Security Blanket Hides Murders of US Military PersonnelRobert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
Marine veteran provides information to President Trump and Congress on the murders of El Toro Marines and hundreds of 101st Airborne troops.
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President Donald Trump has the authority to lift the veil of National Security, covering the murders of military personnel and protecting those responsible from prosecution.
Salem-News.com (Feb-24-2017 20:33)
Parris Island Announces 18 Marines Become Naturalized US CitizensSalem-News.com
Earning the title Marine can also help non-U.S. citizens earn the rights and privileges of citizenship.
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Today's graduation ceremony was a landmark for the 456 new Marines of Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, and Oscar Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion. Of those, 18 new Marines also took the Oath of Allegiance and became naturalized U.S. citizens.
Salem-News.com (Feb-21-2017 16:30)
First Female Veteran Honored in Portland through the Dignity Memorial® Homeless Veteran Burial ProgramSalem-News.com
The public is invited, and encouraged, to attend. A reception will follow.
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A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 in Willamette National Cemetery to honor the life of Air Force veteran, Casey Kathleen Finnegan, a.k.a. Anne Kathleen Finnegan.