December 16, 2018
Salem-News.com (Dec-21-2013 01:36)
27 Years Later, CIA Pilot Tells of Using Secret Costa Rican Airstrip to Traffic Guns, Cocaine
They seemed like isolated events unfolding in the chaos of Central America in the 1980s. But now, the pieces of the puzzle are fitting together.
(SAN JUAN Tico Times) -
Costa Rica’s Santa Elena Peninsula in the northwestern province of Guanacaste was the site of a smoking gun in the 1980s Iran-Contra affair, the scandal that rocked the administration of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan.
Salem-News.com (Dec-07-2013 14:53)
Hagan Statement on Camp Lejeune Water Contamination StudySalem-News.com
Hagan has worked tirelessly to ensure that veterans and their families who were affected receive the health care they need.
(CAMP LEJEUNE, NC) -
U.S. Senator Kay Hagan released the following statement after the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released a study on birth defects and childhood cancer resulting from water contamination at Camp Lejeune.
Salem-News.com (Dec-03-2013 17:39)
Betrayal: Toxic Exposure of U.S. Marines and Red Dragonfly IIAaron M. Davis for Salem-News.com
A panel discussion will follow the film with MAM organizer Tami Canal, COVVHA activist Lorena Hansen, Tim King and myself as moderator.
(SALT LAKE CITY) -
Operation Red Dragonfly will be coming (former marine Tim King on his motorcycle) to Salt Lake City the weekend of may 16-17 2014. Tim and former Marine Robert O'Dowd have written the book "Betrayal: Toxic Exposure of U.S. Marines, Murder and Government Cover-up." I was one of those former Marines stationed at Camp Lejeune.
Salem-News.com (Nov-25-2013 14:05)
The Toxic Apocalypse, We are all in this Together!Dave Biller for Salem-News.com
If any family understands toxic exposure, it is my family. We have endured it through multiple generations of military service.
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When I was a child, my father had a photo album from WWII that was full of pictures of nothing but a city in rubble. We were sworn to secrecy and were not permitted to discuss these photos with anyone.
Salem-News.com (Nov-21-2013 12:29)
Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, a Blight for Orange County TaxpayersSalem-News.com
No veterans cemetery for my fellow Marines, no people's park, and if sports facilities do get built Irvine residents/groups will get first dibs. This is at minumum false advertising, a failed and lapsed warranty under basic consumer laws. - Salem-News.com's Roger Butow, comment in LA Times article on El Toro.
An Editorial in The LA Times called Irvine's Pretty Decent Park outlines the dilemma now facing the Irvine City Council with the now closed El Toro Marine Corps Air Station.
Salem-News.com (Nov-14-2013 12:47)
NCIS Implicated in Crime Scene TamperingRobert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
Covert operation flew cocaine into the U.S. on CIA proprietary airlines. A Marine colonel who threatened to blow the whistle on illegal narcotrafficking murdered. Other Marines linked to the operation met violent deaths. NCIS agents witnessed and participated in crime scene tampering.
Colonel Sabow was found dead on his quarter’s patio at Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, CA, on January 22, 1991 by his wife.
Salem-News.com (Nov-06-2013 19:50)
State Department Offers $5 Million Reward in Enrique `Kiki` Camarena MurderRobert O'Dowd and Tim King Salem-News.com
Two retired DEA agents say Kiki uncovered the connection between the cocaine and the crack epidemic and the CIA operation to support the Contra rebels fighting to overthrow the Nicaragua's govt.
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The AP reported today that the State Department is “offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and conviction of freed Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero.”
Salem-News.com (Nov-06-2013 15:51)
One Man`s Fight for JusticeRobert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
Brother of murdered Marine fighter pilot has never given up his quest for justice.
(SOMERDALE, NJ) -
The Sabow brothers were only one year apart; both graduated from Georgetown University. Both dated the same girls in high school and for all practical purposes were twins. James Sabow accepted a commission in the Marine Corps and became a Marine Corps fighter pilot. The men remained close as they perused their separate careers.
Salem-News.com (Nov-05-2013 19:44)
BETRAYAL: Toxic Exposure of U.S. Marines, Murder and Government Cover-up - Costa Rica SunRobert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
“Colonel Sabow’s death could not have been a suicide but had to have been a homicide inflicted by the hands of another.” - Michael A. Jacobs, former Orange County prosecutor
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Six years after Kiki, a former Marine and DEA agent, was murdered in Mexico, Col. James E. Sabow was murdered at Marine Corps Air Station, El Toro, California.
Salem-News.com (Nov-05-2013 19:10)
Medal of Honor Recepient Dakota Meyer and Gunnery Sgt Aaron M Kenefick, USMC GanjgalTim King Salem-News.com
If the U.S. Army had had its way, there would have been no survivors at all
Dakota Meyer grew up as a country boy amongst the corn and tobacco fields in the rolling hills and lush farmland of Columbia, Kentucky.