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Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes Based on the best-selling book Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, 12 Strong is the true story of the first US Army Special Forces team to go into Afghanistan to hunt down … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes The recent terror attacks in Paris have been a central theme in Western news outlets for the last couple of weeks. The outrage at these cowardly attacks is understandable, and responses from Western European leaders have shared … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes With the “ISIS crisis” occupying the headlines in Europe and North America, the US and NATO military operations in Afghanistan have been all but forgotten in the media.     On December 28, 2014, US President Obama … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes Since his release from Taliban captivity on May 13, 2014, in exchange for five senior Taliban leaders, Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has been in the spotlight of the U.S. media. The Obama administration and much of the American … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes The United Nations News Center released a report on February 8, 2014, stating that civilian casualties in Afghanistan rose by 14% last year. It also indicates that 2014 was the worst year since 2009 in terms of … Read the rest

By Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes* On September 14, 15 Taliban fighters dressed in US Army style uniforms attacked the UK’s Camp Bastion in Helmand Provence, Afghanistan. The attackers were armed with PKM machine guns, AK-47 assault rifles, rocket propelled grenades … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes On Saturday, November 26, 2011, NATO conducted airstrikes against what later proved to be two Pakistani border observation posts. Twenty-four Pakistani soldiers were killed in the two air attacks, and NATO’s always tenuous relationship with Pakistan suffered … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard My heart is heavy today thinking about our soldiers killed when our enemies brought down their Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan last week. Seventeen Navy SEALs, five conventional forces, three Air Force forward air controllers, five Army helicopter … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes Five members of the United States Army are facing Court Martial for the alleged murder of innocent civilians in Afghanistan. The facts of the case are not completely known to the Army itself, and I know even … Read the rest

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