This Iraq Veteran Lost Her Arm--but Found New Purpose as an Entrepreneur

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An ambush in Iraq put this veteran on the path to entrepreneurship. How I Did It

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Autopsy confirms Iraq War veteran accidentally drowned

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Authorities have ruled that an Iraq War veteran accidentally drowned in Hancock County two months ago BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP)

Fort Bragg soldier killed in Iraq during a patrol outside Mosul

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says an American soldier has died in Iraq after an improvised explosive device detonated during a patrol outside Mosul

Hobby Lobby Gets $3 Million Fine Over Smuggled Antiques From Iraq

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Federal prosecutors allege that the Oklahoma City-based business purposely mislabeled the items.

13 Leadership Lessons From Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

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From the battlefield to the boardroom, these tips are vitally important for success

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Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury returned guilty verdicts for all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad

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Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were found guilty Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, and a federal judge ordered them immediately to jail

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Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the

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Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the

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Iraq War veteran sentenced for anti-government plot

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This High-Tech Startup's Story Starts in Iraq

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How Nic Gray turned his experience as a gunner in Operation Iraqi Freedom into a high-tech startup in the developing space of location-based marketing and analytics

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3 Great Leadership Lessons I Learned Sitting by a Campfire With a Navy SEAL

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He learned these lessons on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan.

Ex-Marine charged in killings in Iraq is new state vets chief

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RALEIGH — A former U.S. Marine lieutenant who faced murder charges for shooting two unarmed Iraqis has been named as the new director of the N.C. Division of Veterans Affairs

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Preparing for Chaos – the Life of a Startup « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

This book may be the Iraq war equivalent of “ Dispatches &# which defined Vietnam for my generation.

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How This Iraq War Veteran Took His Battlefield Experience to the Food Business

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For one Harvard-educated vet, the lessons learned overseas have served as a blueprint for life as an entrepreneur

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Iraq bound: Gift-filled shoeboxes to Syrian kids in refugee camps

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A chilly breeze stirred outside Charlotte Douglas International Airport Friday morning as Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham watched pallets loaded with gifts being loaded onto a Boeing 747-4

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22 Veterans Commit Suicide Every Day. He Was Almost One of Them. Here's What He's Doing Now To Help Troubled Vets

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After coming home from two tours of Iraq, infantryman Justin Miller almost committed suicide. With Objective Zero, he's hoping to help other traumatized veterans.

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The Secret of a Living Legend: The 1 Thing This Navy SEAL Wants You to Own to Succeed

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Jocko Willink had the respect of his most decorated special-operations unit in the Iraq war because he chose to do this one thing.

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5 Lessons from a Former Navy SEAL That Will Change the Way You View Leadership Forever

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These hard-fought Navy SEALleadership lessons from the height of the Iraq War can help you become a better leader, entrepreneur and business-owner.

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"To me, I was right from the beginning, because it’s my right as an American to speak up and."

Mark Birch

Bush at a time when blind patriotism overtook much of the country during the run up to the Iraq War. freedom speech Dixie Chicks Natalie Maines Iraq War ““To me, I was right from the beginning, because it’s my right as an American to speak up and question our President, have my point of view, have my opinion, question what I want to question, and say what I want to say about our government,” she said. “It’s

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Chobani Founder Receives Death Threats for Supporting Refugees

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Greek yogurt mogul Hamdi Ulukaya has been subject to hate speech and even death threats for employing and helping refugees from Iraq and other countries

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These Veterans Fought al Qaeda. Now They've Started 162,000 New Businesses

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wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are taking on the daunting, exhilarating challenges of entrepreneurship. Fifteen years after 9/11, some 162,000 veterans of the U.S. These are their stories

North Carolina to decide on GOP representative bucking Trump

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Walter Jones of North Carolina is an unconventional congressman, a Republican almost eager to buck ruling party leaders on issues like the soaring national debt and enduring military presence in Iraq GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — U.S.

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5 Extraordinary Veteran Entrepreneurs to Celebrate This Memorial Day

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After fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, these entrepreneurs have taken on the challenge of building new businesses

Coalition identifies US commando killed in Iraqi raid

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led coalition in Iraq has identified the commando killed in a raid against the Islamic State group in northern Iraq as Master Sgt. BAGHDAD (AP) — A spokesman for the U.S.-led Joshua L. Wheeler

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Why Tragedy Is Actually Opportunity

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Entrepreneur Dawn Halfaker, who lost her arm fighting in Iraq, talks about how she approached her new circumstances

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Air Refueling

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this is a pretty cool video, air refueling an F-18 over Iraq

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Monday Mourning

The Cornice

As result of those attacks, our government chose to go to war with Iraq (to be clear, the two events were connected only by fetid Federal fear mongering and not by fact). Every three weeks, our government spends more treasure fighting in Iraq, than it spends in 52 weeks of fighting cancer. books politics rant cancer cornice iraq kent goldman shantaramThis morning a friend of mine learned some sad news. A long-time confidant of hers succumbed to cancer.

Planned Parenthood shooting renews focus on domestic terror

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Planned Parenthood shooting brings renewed focus to domestic terror prosecutionsDefense chief: US sending new special operations force to Iraq to fight Islamic State groupIraqi troops look to retake R

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After a decade of twists, vanishing Marine goes to trial

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AP) — A Marine who vanished in Iraq and later wound up in Lebanon faces trial more than a decade after the case began RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Green Beret from Bay City killed in Afghanistan

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AP) — A 31-year-old Green Beret from Bay City who served two tours of duty in Iraq has been killed in fighting in Afghanistan BAY CITY, Mich. (AP)

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GOP candidate for Congress switches parties to Dem

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RALEIGH — An Iraq War veteran campaigning for Congress in eastern North Carolina against U.S. Walter Jones changed his party registration from Republican to Democrat, saying the tea party has mad

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The monkey on our back

deal architect

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently wrote in Foreign Policy magazine “As the war in Iraq winds down and America begins to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan, the United States stands at a pivot point. Over the last 10

Hacking for Defense Goes National

Steve Blank

Our goal was to scale Hacking for Defense classes across the US – giving students the opportunity to perform national service by solving real defense/diplomacy problems using Lean Methods.

Hacking for Defense Goes National

Steve Blank

Our goal was to scale Hacking for Defense classes across the US – giving students the opportunity to perform national service by solving real defense/diplomacy problems using Lean Methods.

Soldier killed in ISIS operation identified as Oklahoma man

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The first American soldier to die in combat against the Islamic State group in Iraq has been identified as a 20-year Army veteran and Oklahoma native who had been deployed 11 times toMULDROW, Okla. —

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General Stanley McChrystal Says the Best Leaders Are Like Gardeners

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War veteran and retired General Stanley McChrystal explains why viewing a leader as a gardener helped him in the Iraq theater The model of a leader as a heroic strategist has become antiquated.

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Military museum opens exhibit that simulates combat

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AP) — A military museum in Fayetteville is ready to open its newest attraction, an interactive exhibit that simulates combat from D-Day over Normandy to a boat ride in Iraq FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

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5 Ways to Create Longevity in the Toughest Industries

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Ovation Travel Group survived two Iraq wars, multiple airline bankruptcies, 9/11, a global financial crisis, and Hurricane Sandy, each time growing stronger as a company. Its CEO explains how

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Woman Warrior: How Tragedy Shaped My Business

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Dawn Halfaker, a retired army captain and founder of software company Halfaker and Associates, talks about overcoming a life changing injury--losing her arm in the Iraq war--to start a new life as an entrepreneur

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