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Special Forces and Nuclear Weapons: The New Russian Military Threat

Over the past several weeks as events in Crimea and eastern Ukraine have unfolded, the world has had a chance to see the new Russian defense strategy and force posture in action. Russian President Vladimir Putin has successfully finessed his […]

1SG Jared D. Dowland; saving the world one person at a time

Chief Tango sends us a link to Stars & Stripes about First Sergeant Jared D. Dowland who took his family to a Belgian park for Easter when he was called to duty; A young child, dripping wet, was surrounded by a crowd of people near the water’s edge as someone pressed on the boy’s stomach. […]

Crybaby on a cross

Scotty sent this picture to us last night and I put in on our Facebook page, hoping it would disappear, but apparently it hasn’t. Bird sent it to us this morning, too. It’s former Private Joshua Klohr who is protesting his discharge from the Marine Corps. The folks at Americans Against the Tea Party have […]

Phoenix VA; secret list for doctors kills 40

Several folks have sent us a link to the CNN report about the Phoenix VA’s “secret list” for veterans’ appointments to see doctors. The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months […]

Ken Willis; phony Vietnam vet politician

Down in Worth County, Georgia, there’s this fellow, Ken Willis who is trying to be on the Board of Commissioners. A few years back, he ran for the office of County Coroner after being a deputy coroner for 5 years. Back then, he campaigned as a Vietnam veteran, according to Scotty; The only problem with […]

Glenn D. Turner; Army deserters should buckle up

ROS sends us a link to the London, Kentucky Echo-Sentinel which report that a routine seat belt traffic stop by Kentucky State Police Officer Duane Foley resulted in the arrest of Glen D. Turner, 32 who had deserted from the Army in 2008; In mid-December of 2008, it was reported that Pvt. Glen D. Turner, […]

Air Force Criticized for Mismanaging Drone Program

The U.S. Air Force needs to do more for its overworked drone pilots, a specialized force that has little time to train and suffers from low morale, according to a recent report by a government watchdog.

Mark Mayo to be awarded NMCM

We got news last night that Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark Mayo will be awarded the Navy-Marine Corps Medal for his actions on March 24 which saved the life of at least one fellow sailor when he put himself between gunman Jeffrey Savage and another sailor taking the bullet himself at Naval Station Norfolk aboard the […]

Army Marksmanship Unit News

The folks at the Army Marksmanship Unit PAO sent us the following press release; RELEASE No. 20140423-01 April 23, 2014 Army Marksmanship Unit Action Shooting team doubles down in Vegas By Michael Molinaro USAMU PAO LAS VEGAS – Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) Action Shooting team won two titles at the 2014 […]

DOL; Veterans Employment Center

The Department of Labor sent us press release yesterday hoping we’d tell you about the stuff they added to the eBenefits website; At today’s anniversary celebration of Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announced the launch of a new integrated employment tool to connect veterans and service members with employers, and […]

Another dating site scammer arrested

Adagun Moshood Olalekan was arrested last month, according to the St Louis Post-Dispatch for pretending to be a US soldier in Afghanistan to soak the lonely ladies out of their cash; Olalekan used those profiles on dating sites like, where he claimed to be widower with a 16-year-old daughter, and romanced American women via […]

Thursday feel good story

Our first feel good story came from near Cincinnati today, were Phil and Mary Smith were drinking tea late at night last week when Mark Montgomery appeared at their window and started yelling and banging on the window; “It gave us the impression he was trying to get in and get away from something,” she […]

Russia to Build Network of Modern Naval Bases in Arctic – Putin

Russia will build a unified network of naval facilities on its Arctic territories to host advanced warships and submarines as part of a plan to boost protection of the country’s interests and borders in the region, President Vladimir Putin said […]

Australia to Order 58 More F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft

The Government has approved the acquisition of an additional 58 F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. The fifth generation F-35 is the most advanced fighter in production anywhere in the world and will make a vital contribution to our […]

North Carolina Deputies Raid Wrong Home

Times-News Burlington: The Burlington police officer who obtained a search warrant for the wrong house in a drug investigation was present when the warrant was executed, but wasn’t able to stop deputies before they entered the house, police officials said Tuesday. Burlington Police Chief Jeffrey Smythe called into Talkline, a local morning radio show on […]

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