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Thursday, July 31, 2008

A Barbaric Military Practice.

I was reading an article about the army the other day, and got totally disgusted. In Honolulu, HA, an medical unit was training to treat wounded on the battlefield. All well and good, except for what they were training with and on. They were using pigs that were being shot, right there,

This is so barbaric I just sat in disbelief after reading the article from the AP. There are simulators that are so real that the army could use, but they said that it isn't the same as live tissue training. This is not true. The research I did says otherwise. A distraught soldier tipped off PETA, and they, in turn, tipped of the media.

They tried to justify the use of the live animals by saying that they are sedated before being shot with M16's and another carbine type gun. Who cares, they are still alive. It is scary what we, as civilians, don't know about our military. It is time we started to inquire. We would all be shocked. I applaud the men and woman of our armed forces and am proud to be an American, but I am not proud of the under-handedness and barbarism that exists. A soldier has to perform what ever his superiors order him or her to do, but don't have to like it.

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Sunday, March 9, 2008

Marines Show Kindness to 2 Wk. Old Puppies.

7 mix breed puppies arrived in San Diego on March 7, 08. They had been taken care of by a group of Camp Pendleton Marines in Iraq since they were 2 wks. old. The Marines built a dog house for them and kept them alive. They are now 14 wks. old and healthy. They were brought over here by the help of the Encinitas based Humane Society.

Each pup has already been spoken for by the Marines, who are part of a team training Iraqis to protect their country's borders. The pups will be temporarily housed at the Humane Society until the Marines return to Camp Pendleton.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

This Is Outrageous!

In a deplorable act of animal cruelty, a marine was videoed throwing a puppy off a cliff. The puppy looked to be only 3 months old. As this vicious man threw the puppy, it was yelping helplessly, while this insane man laughed. Another Marine was heard, off camera and laughing too, saying "that was mean, that was mean." The Marine Corp has said that they have launched an investigation into this atrocious act. This is not the first incident of animal cruelty in the military.

If the video is authentic, the Marines involved could face judicial charges, a reduction in rank and pay and a court-martial. They could also be discharged. In this blogger's humble opinion, they should just be court-martial, dishonorably discharged and put in prison. If they get a slap on the wrist, there will be hell to pay in the media.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

A Feel Good Story Out Of The Horrors Of War.

Chance wants to personally thank Maj. Dennis for caring!!

A dog named Nubs, whom was befriended by a kind Marine in Iraq named Major Brian Dennis, arrived at Lindbergh field in San Diego, CA., Monday 2/25/08. He is a German Shepherd/Border Collie Mix. Major Dennis is a native of San Diego. His friends, Eric and Chrissy Sjoberg, along with friends and support of some animal organizations, collected $3500.00 to get Nubs to the states. They were all on hand to greet Nubs when he touched down. He is estimated to be about 2 yrs. old, but his life has not been easy, as it is not easy on any dog in a war zone. He is so lucky to be alive. When he was younger, an Iraqi cut his ears off, because he thought it would make him tough and alert. Stupid!!
Abuse is world-wide. He was also stabbed with a screwdriver, and Major Dennis patched him up and slept with him through the cold Iraqi nights to keep him warm. But, when the unit received orders to move, Maj. Dennis had to leave him behind, or so he thought. Nubs traveled 2 days and 70 miles to catch up with the man that he knew had saved his life. Since it is against military rules to have an animal, Maj. Dennis wrote home and asked for help. His friends rallied and now Nubs is here. He now has a chance at life thanks to the kindness of a tough Marine. He will live with the Sjoberg's until Major Dennis comes home from the war.

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