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Dear Afghanistan: Thanks for Gettin’ All Blowed Up.

I give up. I’ve tried to get in the Snarkmobile, ride it to Snark Mountain, and hide out in Snark Cave for the duration of my time in this country. It’s safer there, and it’s just a lot more fun tossing spitballs from the back of junior high detention than grappling with what’s at stake… Read More ›

Pic of the Day: GEN Allen Channels A Retro Badass

Berlin – International Security Assistance Force commander Gen. John R. Allen met with U.S. Ambassador to Germany Philip D. Murphy in Berlin, Jan. 20. During which the two discussed the current Afghanistan campaign and its future. (Courtesy photo) (released) I’m prone to snarkiness, but this… is no kidding… a great picture. Crappy caption (nope, I… Read More ›

PoD: COMISAF meets Santa Claus

Balkh province, Afghanistan – International Security Assistance Force commander Gen. John R. Allen traveled to Herat and Balkh provinces Christmas Day to visit with troops serving with Regional Command – West and Regional Command – North. The ISAF commander thanked the troops for their service and acknowledged their contributions to the ISAF mission. (U.S. Army… Read More ›

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