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Robert Tilford

Robert Tilford

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Region: United States
Registered: 5/12/2012
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Robert Tilford is a former soldier and Infantryman US Army who is a graduate of the US Army Infantry School at Ft. Benning, Georgia. Robert studied Ethics at Phoenix College. He is active on social networking sites, including facebook and twitter.

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Senators letter urges President Obama to, among other things “secure our southern boder”

CommentsArticle Views 16 | 10/31/2014 at 4:10PM by Robert Tilford Dying to get in.
I received an email from one of the most powerful senior senators in Congress who shared a copy of a letter signed recently by 4 senators regarding the need to secure our borders. October 30, 2014 The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20500 ...
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Iranian general talks about “the new faces of war”

CommentsArticle Views 244 | 10/31/2014 at 11:18AM by Robert Tilford The general described cyber, intelligence, biological and psychological wars as well as security sabotage, economic sanctions and isolation of countries at the international level as the
Fars news is reporting on the comments made recently by Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami who reaffirmed the necessity for the preparedness of the Iranian Armed Forces and other sectors for responding to enemies’ threats, saying “peace requires readiness for war.” “If ...
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Irrigation improvements projects in the Pachir wa Agam District of Nangarhar, Afghanistan were definitely used to cultivate opium poppy in both 2013 and 2014

CommentsArticle Views 745 | 10/30/2014 at 9:05PM by Robert Tilford US troops rest in a poppy field of dreams in Afghanistan.
  I received the  following email from the Acting Director of SIGAR(Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction) regarding corruption and fraud within the reconstruction effort in that country. The information received was particularly disturbing in its implications. It read as follows. “Dear Mr. Tilford, SIGAR released the October q...
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Cpl. Jordan L. Spears “lost at sea” first US causality in the war against ISIL

CommentsArticle Views 1583 | 10/29/2014 at 11:45PM by Robert Tilford Cpl Spears.
On October 28, 2014 the Department of Defense announced today the “reclassification” of a previously reported death of a Marine in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Cpl. Jordan L. Spears, 21, of Memphis, Indiana, was “lost at sea” Oct. 1 while conducting flight operations in the North Arabian Gulf. He was initially classified as ...
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Interpol: Russia consistently strong on fighting terrorism & organized crime

CommentsArticle Views 1521 | 10/29/2014 at 11:32PM by Robert Tilford Russian Marine on anti terrorism training exercise in 2014. Russian naval Infantry are some of the best in the world. Motto:Там, где мы, там — победа!
(There, Where We Are, There is Victory!).
On October 29, 2014 President Vladimir Putin received Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble at his residence in Novo Ogaryovo. PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Mr Noble, I am very pleased to welcome you to Moscow. Next to the UN, Interpol is the largest international organization, and our nation has been a member of this organization since ...
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How to fight suicide in your community using the ASIST training model

CommentsArticle Views 1214 | 10/29/2014 at 10:56AM by Robert Tilford Suicide - an act of extreme desperation.
Suicide (Latin suicidium, from sui caedere, “to kill oneself”) is the act of intentionally causing one’s own death. Suicide is often carried out as a result of despair, the cause of which is frequently attributed to a mental disorder such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder,alcoholism, or drug abu...
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“Extremely high” number of Russian spies operating in the Czech Republic

CommentsArticle Views 1967 | 10/28/2014 at 9:35PM by Robert Tilford Czech tourists enjoy the music.
Russia deployed an “extremely high” number of intelligence officers at its Czech embassy last year, according to a secret service report. The report noted: “Based on the threat level posed to Czech interests and citizens, the BIS continued to focus its  counterintelligence efforts in 2013 on Russian and Chinese intelligence activities in t...
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US military continues to bomb ISIL terrorists in Iraq and Syria

CommentsArticle Views 1654 | 10/28/2014 at 9:05PM by Robert Tilford US airstrike near Dam
From a U.S. Central Command News Release: On Oct. 28, 2014 the  ”U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria yesterday and today, using attack and fighter aircraft to conduct four airstrikes”, U.S. Central Command officials reported. “Separately”, officials said, “U.S. and p...
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One corrupt contracting officer in Afghanistan cost the United States millions of dollars

CommentsArticle Views 1210 | 10/28/2014 at 8:46PM by Robert Tilford Areal view of prison.
I received the following email communication today from Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). It read as follows: “Hi Mr. Tilford, Today, SIGAR released an inspection of the Pol-i-Charkhi Prison, Afghanistan’s largest correctional facility. The report notes: –More than 5 years after renovation began, Pol-i-Charkhi p...
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Hagel affirms US security assistance to Ukrainian military despite reports of war crimes against civilians

CommentsArticle Views 1111 | 10/28/2014 at 11:11AM by Robert Tilford Gruesome pictures spell out clear violation of the Geneva Convention by Ukrainian military.
On October 27, 2014 Assistant Press Secretary Carl Woog provided the following readout of a conversation held between Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Ukrainian  newly appointed Minister of Defense General Stepan Poltorak: “Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spoke today by phone with Ukraine’s Minister of Defense General Colonel Stepan Poltor...
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