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

Inc Startups

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

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

Inc Startups

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

13 Leadership Lessons From Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

Inc Startups

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

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Christine: Dr. Carlos Brown Provides Raw View Into Iraq War

Christine.net

» Dr. Carlos Brown Provides Raw View Into Iraq War Former US Navy Commander (and trauma surgeon) Dr. Carlos Brown was deployed to Ramadi, Iraq in 2006, and at the urging of his tech-savvy brother, chronicled his experience on a video blog, Trapper Los MD. Christine (.net)

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This High-Tech Startup's Story Starts in Iraq

Inc Startups

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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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)

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

Inc Startups

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

Inc Startups

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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Fort Bragg soldier killed in Iraq during a patrol outside Mosul

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

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

Inc Startups

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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Marine who vanished in Iraq gets 2 years in prison

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Marine who vanished a decade ago in Iraq has been sentenced to two years in prison for leaving his post and then fleeing to Lebanon after a brief return to the U.S. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — A U.S.

Chobani Founder Receives Death Threats for Supporting Refugees

Inc Startups

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

Inc Startups

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

US Marine gets 2 years in prison for disappearing in Iraq, Lebanon a decade ago

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — US Marine gets 2 years in prison for disappearing in Iraq, Lebanon a decade ago CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP)

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

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

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

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

Iraq War veteran sentenced for anti-government plot

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

5 Extraordinary Veteran Entrepreneurs to Celebrate This Memorial Day

Inc Startups

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

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

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

Air Refueling

Venture Chronicles

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

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Why Tragedy Is Actually Opportunity

Inc Startups

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

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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.

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

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

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.

General Stanley McChrystal Says the Best Leaders Are Like Gardeners

Inc Startups

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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5 Ways to Create Longevity in the Toughest Industries

Inc Startups

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

Inc Startups

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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My Life As a Soldier & Entrepreneur

Inc Startups

Dawn Halfaker, CEO of Halfaker and Associates, woke up in the hospital after being critically wounded in the Iraq war. But she says that was her new beginning

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Musings on Philanthropy After Hosting Refugees

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

For much of 2017, we had LGBT refugees from Iraq and Uganda living at our house in the Bay Area. The LGBT refugees from Iraq had phones, Facebook and Snapchat accounts, and exposure to most modern technologies that we have in California.

Leto Solutions Creates Prosthetics Cooling System

SiliconHills

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Iraq war veteran Gary Walters lost his lower leg in an improvised explosive device explosion outside Baghdad in 2006. He now wears a prosthesis. Walters likes to stay active, but simply mowing his lawn can cause so much sweat buildup in his prosthesis that it quickly becomes [.] The post Leto Solutions Creates Prosthetics Cooling System appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Kuwait - Outlook Stable

Chaganomics

On 21 November, Iraq agreed to resume compensating Kuwait for costs related to the 1990–1991 Gulf War, which should provide a slight fiscal dividend over the coming years. Kuwait holds a 19% weight on MSCI indexes. MSCI Kuwaits Idnex Constituents consiots of: NATIONAL BANK OF KUWAIT 6.92

North Carolina to decide on GOP representative bucking Trump

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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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The Two-State Solution Is Over

Chaganomics

The arabs have Syria, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt and the badlands of Africa. God has promised the Jews this land, and there is no more to discuss - that is repeated in Israel as often as free-market economics is stated in the Americas. John Kerry and Obama have failed at peace in the Middle East. Obama quite possibly failed because he comes from a Muslim background. A secret Muslim love that is painted as an adherence to human rights.

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Coalition identifies US commando killed in Iraqi raid

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

National Security Innovation just got a major boost in Washington

Steve Blank

Putting theory into practice, he went to Iraq in 2008 as part of the 75th Ranger Regiment, in support of a Joint Special Operations Task Force. We combined the Lean Startup methodology – used by the National Science Foundation to commercialize science – with the rapid problem sourcing and solution methodology Pete developed on the battlefields in Afghanistan and Iraq when he ran the US Army’s Rapid Equipping Force.