Written by American Duckie
10-23-15 4:25 PM EST: October 23, 1983 is a day which is remembered by many.
On this day 32 years ago, terrorist attacks against U.S. and French Service members in Beirut killed 299; 241 of them Americans. They were killed when an Iranian suicide bomber drove an explosive laden truck through the U.S. Marine barracks for the 1st Battalion 8th Marines. Out of the 241 American servicemen killed, 220 were Marines, 18 sailors, and three soldiers.
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Written by Brew
9-24-15 4:24 PM EST: As an Air Force kid who grew up on many different Air Bases arond our country, I was always fascinated by all the different planes our military had in it's arsenal. Used to love going down to the flightline and watch them take off and land. They flew over our baseball games, school playground, and house a lot too.
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