In today’s From the Front: (Click on link to read stories highlighted below) This post is courtesy of The Thunder Run Dispatches: A Handful of Dust: Enjoying The Little Things Old Blue: Trending Positive Afghani Dan, Part II: What it’s like… Katherine Tiedemann: Daily brief: suicide bombers attack Afghan police Battle Rattle: Gym controversy heats up, then cools down CI-Roller Dude: It’s not the dumb questions, it’s the lack of seeming to give a ….. SSG Penn: Blood Brothers Free Range International: What Is the Problem Here? IraqPundit: Bad Days Ahead? Kerplunk: Loony Tunes Kit Up!: Tiger Stripe Making Comeback in Afghanistan Bill Roggio: Al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander killed in western Afghanistan Knights of Afghanistan: Market Rates airforcewife: The Godfather as a MilSpouse Movie The Torch: Advocating what? Unambiguously Ambidextrous: A Bizarre Reversal Of Support For Afghan Mission The Unknown Soldiers: Like a rock CounterInsurgency Center: CAN COIN PREVENT POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER? War is Boring: Inside Dutch Army Special Forces, Part One War is Boring: Battle Buggy What? Mermaids?: the end The Canada-Afghanistan Blog: Rae Comes Through Battle Rattle: Greetings from Kabul, Afghanistan Wings Over Iraq: It really is the tribes, stupid… This Ain’t Hell: The face of treason News from the Home Front: Gates Calls Clapper Right Choice for Top Intel Post News from the Front: Iraq: White House Physician Follows Dusty Path to Iraq Baghdad’s Version of the DMV Staffed by the 72nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team Car Bombs, Gunmen Kill 10 in Iraq Attacks Gunmen in Iraq Kill Politician Aligned With Allawi Coalition At Least Five Killed in Iraq Explosions Car Bomb Kills Police in Baghdad Frustrated Iraqis Wait, Hope For Government In Summer Heat Afghanistan: IJC Operational Update, June 7 Afghanistan not prepared to go 10 years back, says Afghan MP Twin roadside bombs kill 6, wound 11 in Afghanistan Gates courts put-out Azerbaijan, a key Afghan hub Afghan forces stop rockets, 15 Taliban from attacking peace jirga Russia urges fight against Afghan drugs Karzai orders review of Afghan Taliban detentions Bazaar School Opens at Kandahar Airfield Convoy Guards in Afghanistan Face an Inquiry Taliban can join Afghan reconciliation, says US Karzai defends removal of Afghan security chiefs Bulgarian Troops Shoot Down Trespasser in Afghanistan The Thunder Run’s From the Front is a daily series that highlights news and personal dispatches from the front and the home front.