Shadow Warrior

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Site Description: we strike and other soldier tales...
Date Joined: Aug 25, 2008

Tags: Scout Ranger, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine Army, Special Forces, Airborne

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Official U.S. Marine Corps Picture: With the Marines at Tarawa
on Nov 10, 2012 in Pacific War Documentary WWII Film Clips US Marine Corps ...

on Jul 22, 2012 in WWII Art of War Log Book Whenever I am bored, one of my pastimes is visiting eBay to look for something that interests me. The online auction site is a treasure trove for collectors of various sizes and colors. It is the fantasy land for every hobbyist worth his salt. And on...

Filipino soldiers’ story of Korean War: Valor redux
on Jul 7, 2012 in PEFTOK Armed Forces of the Philippines Korean War  By Art Villasanta Philippine Daily InquirerIn an astonishing act of humanity and selflessness, the Philippines sent its soldiers to defend South Korea against a massive communist invasion despite its having to contend with a communist rebel...

Military honors fathers in its ranks, 37 of whom die each year on average
on Jun 15, 2012 in Armed Forces of the Philippines By DJ Yap/ Philippine Daily InquirerMANILA, Philippines – Perhaps nobody appreciates better the preciousness of Fathers’ Day than the children of soldiers who know that every moment they stay alive is a blessing.Some 70,000 fathers comprise over...

US Navy hopes stealth ship answers a rising China
on Jun 3, 2012 in US Navy Stealth Technology Warship DDG-1000 Zumwalt By ERIC TALMADGE | Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — A super-stealthy warship that could underpin the U.S. navy's China strategy will be able to sneak up on coastlines virtually undetected and pound targets with electromagnetic "railguns" right out...

Super Secret Hypersonic Aircraft Flew Out of Its Skin
on Apr 22, 2012 in US Air Force Stealth Technology War Birds DARPA US Army Advanced Hypersonic Weapon It turns out that tearing through the atmosphere at 20 times the speed of sound is bad for the skin, even if you're a super high-tech aircraft developed by the government's best engineers at its far-out research agency. DARPA, the Defense Advanced Re...

Heroism of Scouts recalled
on Apr 7, 2012 in WWII Philippine Scouts CLARK FREEPORT—Sergeant Dominador Figuracion, 92, begged off from talking about the Fall of Bataan to the Japanese Imperial Army on April 9, 1942, and how he and some 70,000 Filipino and American soldiers had been forced to march to a concentration...

Army private sacrifices life to save his platoon in NPA ambush
on Mar 26, 2012 in Philippine Army Ultimate Sacrifice 26-Mar-12, 9:18 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.comMANILA, Philippines - It may seem like a footnote in the avalanche of statistics about the four-decade communist insurgency in the country, but for 29 Army soldiers, Private First Class Edel Llamas,...

Reveille: The search for truth
on Mar 11, 2012 in Philippine Navy Misfires By: Ramon FarolanPhilippine Daily InquirerOn Sept. 27, 1995, Ensign Philip A. Pestaño, a 1993 graduate of the Philippine Military Academy was discovered dead aboard the BRP Bacolod City inside his stateroom. He had a single bullet gunshot wound to t...

As I See It: Two uncles dead in battle for Intramuros
on Feb 25, 2012 in WWII War Stories By: Neal H. CruzPhilippine Daily InquirerBefore the month of February ends, which is the anniversary month of the liberation of Manila by American forces, I would like to write about the deaths of two of my uncles and the narrow escape of my aunt and...

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