Today we get the sad news that country music legend Mel Tillis has passed at the age of 85. Like most of his generation, Tillis was a veteran, he was a baker in the Air Force, according to Wiki. He dropped out of the University of Florida to enlist during the Korean War. He started […]
Twist reminds us of the story of Sergeant First Class Peter Lara. We published this in 2012; Someone wrote to tell me about his personal connection to the battle seven years ago in Mosul, Iraq and I thought I’d share some of that day with y’all. From the Silver Star citation of SFC Peter Lara; […]
One of our ninjas sends us a link to the story of a fellow impersonating a police officer in Downy, California driving a Black Crown Victoria, who pulled over a female motorist and “searched” her in a manner that could be interpreted as sexual assault; The man, described as Hispanic and in his early 30s, […]
The Argentine submarine ARA San Juan and it’s crew is missing since November 17th. The US Navy has joined in the search for the craft off the Argentinian coast just as the country reports that they have received signals that indicate that the crew is trying to establish contact, according to Stars & Stripes; Authorities […]
Russian troops deployed in Syria are testing anti-drone systems designed by private companies, Dmitry Klochko, director of LocMas told Mil.Today. The trials started about one month ago.
After years of watching Army colonels and generals get fired, it’s good to hear of Colonel Larry Dewey, the commander of Fort Bragg’s 16th Military Police brigade, who was reinstated to his duties after an investigation found no wrongdoing. According to Stars & Stripes, Dewey stepped down from the position in October when the investigation […]
The meeting on the issue of holding in Vladivostok the International Far East Maritime Show 2018 with participation of the acting governor of the Primorsky Krai, Andrey Tarasenko, is scheduled in the nearest time, the local administration told Mil.Today. Show More Summary
USAToday reports on the story of World War II veteran James Dempsey, of Woodstock, Georgia who was in a nursing home. One day, he began gasping for air and he called for help from the nursing home staff. Nursing supervisor, Wanda Nuckles, claims she rushed to his side and began chest compressions until paramedics arrived. […]
From Durham, North Carolina; Police said a homeowner told them someone tried to kick in his front door and then reached through a broken window to open the door, so he opened fire. A 16-year-old female suspect and a 16-year-old male suspect were both shot. At least one of the robbers was believed to be […]
Argentina's defense ministry said it detected seven satellite signals that may be an attempt by the submarine to resume contact.
The submarine, with 44 sailors on board, was last heard from on Wednesday, 268 miles off the Argentine coast.
Government is seriously considering axing HMS Albion and Bulwark, severely curtailing UK amphibious capability. Recent reports suggest the new defence […]
Rear Admiral Roger Lane-Nott was Captain of HMS Splendid during the Falklands War and Flag Officer Submarines from 1993-1996. In […]
The tugboat lost propulsion and drifted into the USS Benfold, which sustained minimal damage.
Our friends at Stolen Valor-Canada are working on the case of Peter Toth of Red Deer. He’s claiming that he retired from the Marine Corps in 1985. When they contacted him, Toth sent this discharge; Aside from the obvious misspellings, the Commandant of the Marine Corps in 1985 was Paul “PX” Kelley not whoever signed […]
Master Sergeant William H. Cox and First Sergeant James T. Hollingsworth made a promise to each other one New Year night in 1969 under an enemy mortar barrage in Vietnam, that if they lived through the night, they’d meet up every year afterwards on that day and they did. Up until Hollingsworth succumbed to an […]
Haven’t posted here in a while, but I need some help from you folks so… The wife and I are wintering in Florida and this powerful urge is becoming to much for me to bear so I’ve decided to give in to it. I need help figuring out where to get all them pins and […]
An 81-year-old in Tellico Plains, Tennessee had a negligent discharge with his concealed weapon while he and his wife were in church. Someone asked the parishioners who was carrying a weapon, and he said that he always carries his.380 semi-automatic pistol. He cleared the weapon and passed it around, the reloaded it when he […]
A Navy pilot took it upon himself to decorate the sky over Okanogan County, Washington with his contrails. It didn’t go over well with folks at his duty station on Whidbey Island, according to The Spokesman-Review; The Naval Air Station in Whidbey Island has claimed responsibility for the drawing, calling it “unacceptable” and “of zero […]
From Charleston, South Carolina; Multiple sources are reporting that four people have been shot — one fatally — following a robbery in the 600 block of Albert Street in Charleston. A police officer was shot, but was uninjured due to a bullet proof vest. Story is developing. The report came in about 11 p.m. Thursday […]