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Robert Tilford

Robert Tilford

Total Articles Written: 2,808
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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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ISIS used weather event to its tactical advantage in attack against Ramadi

CommentsArticle Views 2034 | 05/19/2015 at 12:15PM by Robert Tilford Terrorists used sandstorm as cover in attack against Ramadi.
Islamic State fighters (AKA; ISIS) used a weather event or in this case a  ”sandstorm” to help seize control of and gain a critical military advantage in the early hours of the terrorist group’s attack on the provincial Iraqi capital of Ramadi last week. A sand storms arise when a gust front or other strong wind ...
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Veterans fighting “negative perceptions and stigma associated with mental health care” says Congressman Ashford

CommentsArticle Views 2725 | 05/18/2015 at 12:09PM by Robert Tilford Homeless veteran in Phoenix, Arizona sleeping on a card board box May 2015.
On May 14 2015 Rep. Brad Ashford from Nebraska asked for and was granted permission to address the United States House of Representatives for one minute regarding veterans and mental health related issues. Rep Ashford is a member of the following Committee and Subcommittees in Congress: House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and ...
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“Some of the world’s most powerful banks are knowingly helping Hezbollah fund its terror operations” says Rep. Van Hollen

CommentsArticle Views 2511 | 05/18/2015 at 11:35AM by Robert Tilford Barclays Bank in New York is one of many major world banks linked with helping Hezbollah fund its terror operations.
On May 14, 2015 Representative Chris Van Hollen of Maryland voiced his support for H.R. 2297 the Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act terrorist financing. H.R. 2297  -a bill designed to impose strict restrictions on the activities of certain financial institutions that knowingly facilitate transactions for the terror group Hezbollah. These in...
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Russia has “never violated the borders of any country while conducting military maneuvers”, says former NATO General Harald Kujat

CommentsArticle Views 2887 | 05/17/2015 at 1:09PM by Robert Tilford Russian Special Forces unit.
In an recent and frank interview with the German website, former NATO General Harald Kujat said that Russia has always remained within international airspace or international waters when carrying out “military maneuvers.” He refuted claims to the contrary. In fact Kujat went further to say that Russia has “never violated the bord...
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US Delta Force Commandos target and kill a top level ISIL commander in Syria

CommentsArticle Views 2857 | 05/17/2015 at 12:23PM by Robert Tilford US Special Operations troops returning from raid on ISIS.
On May 16th 2015 the Pentagon issued the following statement regarding  the raid against a top level ISIL commander in Syria. “Last night, at the direction of the Commander in Chief, I ordered U.S. Special Operations Forces to conduct an operation in al-Amr in eastern Syria to capture an ISIL senior leader known as Abu Sayyaf and ...
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“Developing new and modernizing existing equipment and arms for the ground forces is another of our priority areas”, says Putin

CommentsArticle Views 3722 | 05/15/2015 at 12:46PM by Robert Tilford Russian Special forces with specially adapted machine gun for use in and out of the water.
On May 15, 2015 President of Russia Vladimir Putin held a meeting with his top military staff at the Kremlin to discuss ways to improve the armed forces. Issues on the agenda included the implementation of the state defence procurement program, equipment for the Strategic Nuclear Forces and Aerospace Defence Forces, and a program for developing th...
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Homeless people living in makeshift camp sites in absolutely deplorable conditions in Phoenix, Arizona

CommentsArticle Views 3848 | 05/15/2015 at 11:40AM by Robert Tilford Homeless encampment in downtown Phoenix, Arizona on May 13, 2015.
Just blocks from the glamor and glitz of downtown Phoenix, Arizona are homeless people living in squalid campsites in absolutely deplorable conditions. The campsite is located near the intersection of 7th avenue and Grant Road in Phoenix. There are around a dozen human beings living at this particular homeless campsite with a total of 8  tents set up ...
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Suicide prevention begins with recognizing the warning signs and seeking immediate help and intervention as early as possible

CommentsArticle Views 3748 | 05/14/2015 at 1:51PM by Robert Tilford
As suicide rates across the country are rising at an incredible rate, experts want to urge people to learn about the warning signs to prevent it. 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 ...
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PCN’s housing first program helping to end chronic veteran homelessness in Phoenix

CommentsArticle Views 3075 | 05/14/2015 at 11:08AM by Robert Tilford A discarded sign held by a homeless veteran in Phoenix , Arizona panhandling for change .
The People of Color Network (PCN) in cooperation with its community partners in mental health have announced  a new program called the “Whole Health and Housing Project” aimed to help chronically homeless Veterans (and non veterans) who struggle with co-occurring substance abuse disorders get housing and treatment they need and deserve. This be...
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The Russian Navy seeks to re-acquire Mi-14 sub killing helicopters armed with nuclear bombs

CommentsArticle Views 3554 | 05/13/2015 at 8:31PM by Robert Tilford Russian sub killing helicopter armed with one ton nuclear weapon.
The Russian Navy is seeking to re-acquire  at least “100 nuclear-capable Mi-14 anti-submarine helicopters for deployment within the Black and Northern Sea Fleets over the next two – five years”, according to sources in the Russian Ministry of Defense. The Mil Mi-14 is a shore-based amphibious helicopter armed with (optionally) a torpedo, ...
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