Tag Archive: Wounded


 

“Two people were fatally wounded in a business dispute that ended in a shootout in central Siberia, regional police said Friday.

Staff from two construction firms clashed Thursday morning, reportedly over a school renovation tender both companies wanted to win. They agreed to meet later in the day to resolve their differences, the police said.

A director of one of the companies was one of those killed, the police confirmed, adding that 20 people were detained and a number of firearms seized.

A police investigation is underway.”

 

 

 

 

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WTB Soldiers find recovery through competition

 

 

  ” GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Staff Sgt. Joseph Walker has been part of the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe for a little over a year, rehabilitating a litany of injuries from traumatic brain injury to severe back and joint pain. 

“I’ve been blown up 14 times by IED’s,” said the U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Soldier. “But that doesn’t stop me from competing.” 

Walker and his fellow A Company Soldiers joined other battalion Soldiers, Oct. 4, for a bike race on the Grafenwoehr Training Area, the second leg in a four-part battalion’s three companies against each other as they vie for the coveted Commander’s Cup. 

After narrowly losing to C Co. in September, Walker is battling once again, bringing new strategies and a bout of revenge to the competition. 

“We lost by one point!” he said grimacing. “We’re here today with vengeance.”

However, for these transitioning Soldiers, cycling competitions aren’t always “as easy as riding a bike.” 

“It sounds easy until you count all of the health issues,” said Walker. “

U.S. Soldier Survives Taliban Machine Gun Fire During Firefight

HT/Michael Yon

Intruder shot at Athens business after pulling gun on owner

“A 55-year-old Athens man was in critical condition Sunday after he was shot by the owner of a Westside check-cashing business who fired in self-defense when the man pulled a gun, Athens-Clarke police said.”

What’s to say other than ” Good for him , Good for US ” . Every single instance of self-defense tht is successfully carried out serves as a benefit to us all .