Never Forget.

To all the Police Officers who spent days going above and beyond, even in extreme danger, To the Firefighters who spent nights sifting through debris, searching for survivors and tending to wounds and injuries, And the Military service members who stayed local defending our homeland, in addition to the ones who deployed for OIF/OEF in…

Pictures of the Solar Eclipse (8/21/2017)

I hope you all got to see the amazing Solar Eclipse that occurred today. The last time it happened was February 1979; the next time it will happen will be April 2024 and August 2045. In case you did miss it, here are some pictures captured from a few friends (and a few of our own). If…

Trump denies transgender people from enlisting in U.S. Military

President Trump went with the nuclear alienation decision to ban all transgender people from the military. Mr. Trump abruptly announced a ban on transgender people serving in the military on Wednesday, blindsiding his defense secretary and Republican congressional leaders with a snap decision that reversed a year-old policy reviled by social conservatives. Mr. Trump made…

A Soldier With PTSD Fell in a Hole…

We’ve just seen the most inspirational story on Facebook and had to share it below:   A SOLDIER WITH PTSD FELL IN A HOLE and couldn’t get out. A Senior NCO went by and the Soldier with PTSD called out for help. The Senior NCO yelled at, told him to suck it up dig deep…

C-130 Plane Crash leaves 16 Marines dead

Jackson, Mississippi A military refueling aircraft crashed yesterday afternoon in a soybean field in Leflore County, killing at least 16 U.S. Marines, Leflore County EMA Director Frank Randle said. He could not confirm whether there were any civilians on the plane. Marine Corps spokeswoman Lt. Kristine Rascicot confirmed that the plane that crashed was a…

Pennsylvania plans to make Stolen Valor a crime

Pennsylvania’s State Senate unanimously passed a bill that will make it a misdemeanor to benefit from lying about military service, receiving decorations or medals. The bill is now on its way to Pennsylvania’s governor Tom Wolf to be signed into law. House Bill 168 bans anyone from economically benefitting from lying about their service or…

Vlog 007: The Castle Hill Graffiti Park

If you’re a skydiver, but you also love taking high-quality pictures and videos, you’re in luck! Enter the GoPro Karma Drone. It’s got everything you need to fly high and capture breathtaking shots and video clips of your surroundings. If you already have a Hero Black and Hero 4 model, all you have to do…

Dennis Rodman in North Korea to “try and open a door”

      Basketball Hall-of-Famer Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea this past Tuesday and said he is “just trying to open a door” on a mission he thinks may get support. Rodman talked to reporters briefly before his flight from Beijing to Pyongyang. Asked if he had spoken to Trump about his trip, he…

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes This Memorial Day

Washington D.C. Greetings from the Washington Monument! We here at A.A.F.F truly hope you all had a safe and adventurous Memorial Day. As the weekend draws to a close, it is a good time to remind ourselves as the American people that we would not be able to enjoy the festivities had it not been…

22 Dead, 59 Wounded after Manchester Arena Suicide Bombing

Manchester, England At approximately 10:33 P.M. yesterday, 22 people were killed after a bomber detonated an IED (improvised explosive device) at an Ariana Grande concert in Britain’s Manchester Arena, police say. One concertgoer managed to catch the exact moment the bomb went off. Please be advised the video clip contains loud noises and may be…

Happy Mother’s Day!

A special shout out to all the wonderful mothers around the globe, where would we be without you? Certainly not on planet earth, that’s for sure! From our family to yours, we want to wish every motherly figure in the world, around some 40+ countries (yes, this extends to you with pets) the best day…