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Tuesday, January 16 2018 @ 09:18 pm PST

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Thursday Scramble

Scrambles83 Plaintiffs Suing Over Ft. Hood Shooting

Lawmakers Blast Administration for Calling Ft. Hood Massacre "Workplace Violence"

When An Adult Took Standardized Tests Forced on Kids

Church Aims to Change Holiday Giving With Advent Conspiracy

Why I Don't Tell People Anymore That I Am in the Military: I'm Sick of the Questions

On the lighter side: The Facebook Version of World War II

Video: Daredevil Jetman Soars Over Alps in Latest Stunt

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Monday Scramble

Scrambles"I'm a Regular Guy" Coastie cook saves a life...

Military Investigates Memorial Cross at Camp Pendleton

War Hero Home for Holidays Thanks to Donations, Volunteers

CIA Spy Ranks Reportedly Busted in Iran, Lebanon

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Monday Scramble

ScramblesI know I'm missing a few articles you've sent over the last few weeks, but this should keep everyone busy for a little while:

Massachusetts Law Professor Calls Care Packages for US Troops "Shameful"

Marine Trainer Brings Afghanistan to US

In Rural Northwest, the High Cost of War

The Veterans Benefit That Far Too Many Vets Overlook

iFly Seattle Indoor Skydiving (You do know Christmas is coming, right?? ;) Seattle's not that far for me...

Good Marriage I: How an Attitude of Entitlement Undermines Marriage (or just about any relationship)

Report: Air Force Mortuary Mishandled War Dead Remains Yes, it's awful news, but it cannot be swept under the rug.

An Army Wife's Tips to Curb Holiday Stress

Somali Pirates Overwhelmed by Taiwan Fishing Boat Crew

Team Rubicon: Helping Vets Heal the World

As Injured Vets Return Home, Churches Reach Out The comment about "traditional" services being more helpful than "contemporary" services for those with PTSD is spot-on in my experience. This could almost be a separate post, but if this is what you need I'd encourage you to consider an Orthodox Christian church. Yes, there will be a lot going on, but I haven't found any of those things triggering. Rather, they're healing to the heart and mind.

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Monday Scramble

ScramblesBullets2Bandages Accessories

The Architect Has No Clothes

Blackfive: Iraq Pullout Not a Cause For Celebration

While you're at it, Blackfive has several great articles up recently. It's worth going to the main link and checking out the posts on Beirut, Syria and Libya.

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Thursday Scramble

ScramblesTurkish Forces Launch Incursion into Iraq

The Day of the Golden Jackal: Further Tales of the Stuxnet Files: Duqu

Fighter at a Neglected Front

Doubts Persist About FBI's Anthrax Investigation 10 Years Later Amid New Bioterror Concerns

Notes From a Dragon Mom (handkerchief alert)

On the lighter side...

Scientists Baffled by Man's Incredible Ability to F*** Up Every Time (Obvious language alert)

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Thursday Scramble

ScramblesTop of the morning to ye! We've got a great scramble going on today...the site went down for a while and so I just kept reading articles...

For you medical types:

Heat Delivery Device Shows Positive Results [in survival rates for pancreatic cancer]

On the "Occupy Wall Street/Portland/whatever the city" Front:

Total Failure (Froggy weighs in on the roots of the protests)

Wall Street's Gullible Occupiers

On Iran: Feinstein Questions Whether Iran Backing More Plots in Wake of Alleged Assassination Scheme

On Philosophy:

"The Abolition of Man": A Prophecy and a Challenge

On the Middle East and the Arab League:

The Last Interview: A few hours before hsi death, former Egyptian ambassador to Israel Mohammed Bassiouni reflects...

General Sheepdog stuff...

What's It Really Like to Work in SWAT?

Sad news about another Cat...

Sgt. Catalina Ruiz-Someone You Should Know

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Monday Scramble

ScramblesProtecting the Skies on September 11

Hiding Valuables in Your Hotel Room

The Psychology of Excellence

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Thursday Scramble

ScramblesDusty Legacy of 9/11 Still a Medical Mystery

US Military Hospital at Forefront of Saving Lives

Rethinking Security: Endless War? Or An End to Illusions About Peace?

Memories of September 11ths First [Known] Casualty Endure

Command and Control: The Careful Job of Piloting the President on September 11, 2001

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Friday Scramble

ScramblesIt's Friday and I thought you'd enjoy a couple of upbeat links today...

Human Synchronized Flying (Video)

Indiana Linemen Flip Burning Pickup Truck, Save Pregnant Woman

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Monday Scramble

ScramblesAsian Honey, Banned in Europe, Now Flooding US Grocery Shelves

Drunk Driver's Tribe Claims Responsibility for Death of Teen

Squirrel Blamed for Flag Thefts From Ohio Memorial

Handwashing