In today’s From the Front: (Click on link to read stories highlighted below) This post is courtesy of The Thunder Run Dispatches: A Little Pink in a World of Camo: Memorial Army Blogger Wife: Deployment Question #17–Things I need for deployment Katherine Tiedemann: Daily brief: Pakistani Taliban claim failed NYC car bomb Army Live: Being a Leader Family Matters Blog: Site Helps Families Find Child Care Hellcat Betty: The Great Debate IraqPundit: Maliki’s Tantrum Sgt Danger: How do you spell that? Bill Roggio: US airstrike kills 4 ‘militants’ in North Waziristan Rajiv Srinivasan: Momma’s Boy Terry Glavin: Afghanistan: A Country Driven Mad By War The Unknown Soldiers: Jersey Shore Zach Rosenberg: Altimur Manhunt, Part One Zeke: Ghosts Ramblings from a painter: End of the Adventure The Kitchen Dispatch: “Restrepo” Screens in Berkeley: First responses and the movie trailer Bouhammer: Afghan Affirmative Action? The Captain’s Journal: Language Training in Counterinsurgency: Is it Enough? Red Bull Rising: Present … or Accounted For News from the Home Front: Military defends prosecution of SEALs News from the Front: Iraq: Attack on Iraqi Students Kills 1, Wounds 80 – Iraqi FM: US, Britain Must Push to Resolve Impasse Iraq Starts Vote Recount, May Take Almost 2 Weeks Election Victories Help Kurds in Iraq Push for More Sovereignty Iraqi Officials Fight Over Vote Recount Afghanistan: Pakistan Taliban Leader Alive, Threatens U.S. Attacks Pakistani Taliban Claims NYC Car Bomb Attempt Afghan Attack Kills 1 Near C.I.A. Base US Army Captain Becomes ‘King’ in Afghanistan German troops face pitched battles in Afghanistan as insurgency spreads Push for Afghan Role Delays Military Building Roadside bomb kills 7 in Afghanistan; civilian deaths up from last year Afghan National Army Troops Receive Vital Training Focus in Gizab Turns to Building Government Coalition The Thunder Run’sFrom the Front is a daily series that highlights news and personal dispatched from the front and the home front.