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Archive for December, 2012

Summary: Chuck Hagel is the right choice for Secretary of Defense. President Barack Obama should nominate Sen. Hagel without delay.

Dec 2nd, 2012

Summary: Today marks the sixth anniversay of the day Minnesota state Rep. John Kriesel nearly died when an improvised explosive device detonated under the Humvee he was riding during security operations in Fallujah, Iraq. Staff Sgt. Kriesel lost both his legs in the blast that killed two of his best friends, Sgt. Bryan McDonough and Sgt. Corey Rystad, on December 2, 2006.

Summary: November 2012 monthly report of U.S. military deaths in the Afghanistan war, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and