Yes, we all have a relative or two we sometimes could do without. But for one day out of the year, we still come together as a family.
Oct 22, Oct 22, For 30 years, the people of the island nation of Grenada have considered Oct. The Grenada invasion also stands as a watershed moment for the United States, putting the bitter Vietnam experience behind it.
There were active insurgencies in Nicaragua and El Salvador. Cuba was stirring up trouble in large parts of South and Central America. The Middle East remained unsettled, and U. Grenada had become a lackey of Cuba, which was investing heavily in a new Point Salines airfield that could handle Soviet aircraft.
Cuba had sent a large engineer element as well as security forces to the main island. In March that year, President Ronald Reagan warned that Grenada could become a convenient midpoint between Cuba and its Latin American activities, fomenting unrest throughout the region.
He was succeeded by chief lieutenant Bernard Coard and his enforcer, Gen. Hudson Austin, both hardline communists. Sir Paul Scoon was placed under house arrest. The eight islands of Grenada quickly became a gangland, ruled by military-age males with new AKs and no discipline.
Thuggery ruled more than ideology. Amid the chaos, a U. However, students and faculty became increasingly alarmed about their well-being. He brought in additional guards and accused the medical school of spying. Students called friends and families, fearing their lives were in danger.
Marine barracks in Beirut, killing American troops. This force was afloat in the Caribbean when the Grenada invasion got the green light. Concurrently, Atlantic Command, which had also been tasked for the same mission, proceeded with its plan.
They would covertly mark the runway as the drop zone for the 1st and 2nd Ranger battalions, which would conduct an airborne assault to secure the objective. At this point, the plan became a casualty of events. The Joint Chiefs met Oct. Marine Corps Commandant P. Kelley made an impassioned speech to engage the Beirut-bound Marines in the invasion.Sharley has been enjoying a daily routine in her Malibu foster home where she hikes in the canyons every day with her foster dad and 4 other Labradors.
Remember what you're thankful for. It's easy to let Thanksgiving become a day for food and slumber, but don't forget to acknowledge what you are thankful for. This day is about more than food, it's a day for you to stop and really think about the joys you have in life and all the people you have to be thankful for.
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