In today’s From the Front: (Click on link to read stories highlighted below) This post is courtesy of The Thunder Run. Dispatches: Bouhammer: Afghanistan Report making waves Family Matters Blog: Spouse Looks Forward to Husband’s Return Helmand Blog – Afghanistan: 3 YORKS’ soldiers return from Afghanistan Bruce R: On PowerPoint rangers Home From Iraq: Friends Old and New IraqPundit: It Doesn’t Look Good Kit Up: Kit Up! is Going to the ‘Stan Bill Roggio: Taliban strike in North Waziristan and Peshawar Loving A Soldier Blog: Catch up One Marine’s View: Sandwich ninja Red Bull Rising: A Minority Report: “Death to PowerPoint!” Sketchpad Warrior: What We Do Joan D’Arc: The Army has done it again… – Texas Music: Pom Poms The Torch: Afghan detainee docs decision: When the law is no longer applicable Unambiguously Ambidextrous: Afghans Must Think We’re Insane Wings Over Iraq: It begins… Nathan Hodge: Drone Pilots Could Be Tried for ‘War Crimes,’ Law Prof Says Army Live: Caring for our Warriors Andrew Lebovich and Katherine Tiedemann: Daily brief: TTP chief alive: Pakistani intelligence Loving A Soldier Blog: Walk the Walk… The Captain’s Journal: Marine Corps Distributed Operations in Afghanistan From My Position – On the Way!: Recognizing the Best Military Spouse News from the Home Front: Report Notes Afghanistan Developments, Challenges Report: Still not enough troops for Afghanistan operations Joint Base Lewis-McChord airmen to receive Silver Stars, other medals Thursday Joey Caron’s dedication to country “remarkable,” commanding general says Army Releases 2010 Modernization Strategy News from the Front: Iraq: Human Rights Watch interviews detainees from Baghdad secret prison Dangerous Games Allawi’s Iraqiya bloc seeks caretaker to safeguard election results Afghanistan: Afghan MP Says U.S. Troops Raid Home, Kill Relative Afghan Lawmaker’s Relative Killed in Night Raid On a Holiday for Afghans, Tight Security and Violence U.S. Questions Karzai’s Anti-Corruption Zeal U.S. seeks to prop up Kandahar governor, sideline troublesome power brokers Pentagon says instability in Afghanistan has ‘leveled off’ Pentagon Sees Pakistan Shift, Downplays Afghan Impact Pakistan Taliban Chief Believed Alive Nad ‘Ali ‘Super-Shura’ Attracts More Than 1,100 Afghan-international Force Kills Armed Individual in Nangarhar IJC Operational Update, April 29 Hundreds protest death of Afghan lawmaker’s kin in NATO raid Afghan support for Karzai govt low, says Pentagon Taliban key commander killed in N. Afghanistan Taliban guns down outspoken Afghan tribal chief Prince Harry is trained enough to take on the Taliban Kandahar security plan ready Officials slam education ministry More Aussie police due The Thunder Run’s From the Front is a daily series that highlights news and personal dispatched from the front and the home front.