“Fill ‘er Up!”

A Navy volunteer refreshes competitors at mile marker six of the Marine Corps Marathon Forward — at Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province — Oct. 28. The 26.2-mile marathon is paired with the 37th annual Marine Corps Marathon …

At Least $800 Million

— How much of the $1 billion a week being shipped out of Iraq that is "laundered" -- being transferred out of the country illegally, under false pretenses, according to a recent audit of the Central Bank of Iraq. A top bank official tells the Pentagon that there is "a triangle of sectarianism, corruption, and violence, in which each element feeds of the others in a dynamic that threatens the well-being of the state."
Battleland Battleland

Rumor Boards of War

Major Charlie Wilson deployed twice to the Iraq war: first, into Kuwait in 2003 and 2004, and then to Balad in 2005 and 2006, both times as an S-1 — personnel officer.

In that slot, he got to see a lot about what makes …

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