Charles sends us the above photo which he claims was taken September 15th at a “Welcome home, veterans” event in Clarksburg, Tennessee. Frank Visconi showed up with the Marine Corps League color guard wearing his unearned Staff Sergeant rank, Bronze Star Medal, a Purple Heart and Combat Action Ribbon. We first wrote about Frank in […]
NavyEODguy sends us a link to the story of Pamela Chimienti, the mother of Ryan Flores who tried to stick up a Starbucks in Fresno, California with a knife. His plan was disrupted by Cregg Jerri, 58, who disarmed Flores and stabbed him 17 times with Flores’ own knife. Now, Chimienti is attempting to sue […]
We’ve been following the story about this guy, Michele Bocci, since the beginning of the year when KGWbegan writing about him when he began pretending to be a US Marine in order to rip off folks in Oregon. He was arrested in July and sentenced yesterday, according to KGW; In addition to his six month […]
From Marysville, Washington; Joe Hemrich says he was awake just before midnight Monday when he heard a noise outside. Not knowing what it was, he went to investigate and found a man in his driveway under his carport. Several shelves and drawers he kept in the area appeared to be ransacked, and the man who […]
Via David Codrea, who has some followup information you will want to know. Harless is an idiot. He isn’t capable of bagging groceries well, much less interacting with the public. The Canton, Ohio police must hire down, or in other words, hire the dumbest people alive to do the job. Harless doesn’t speak well, he […]
Trial for an Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group won't happen until at least late next year.
A new lawsuit is challenging a decision by the U.S. Forest Service to let the Navy use Olympic National Forest.
By David Petraeus | PRISM Volume 7, No 1 | September 14, 2017 This interview was conducted by Dr. Joseph Collins and Mr. Nathan White for Lessons Encountered: Learning from the Long War, which was published by NDU Press in November 2015. Can...Show More Summary
Americas The US Army has contracted Raytheon Missile Systems $127 million contract modification for additional Excalibur 155mm guided artillery rounds. Work will be performed at locations throughout the United States, England and other locations, with the production expected to wrap up by April 30, 2019. The M982 Excalibur is an extended-range GPS-guided shell used by […]
Saudi Arabia and Britain signed a framework deal for military cooperation, Saudi state media said Tuesday, just two days after Gulf rival Qatar signed a deal to buy jet fighters from the European nation. The agreement came after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed security ties with visiting British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon in
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait: Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwaiti military forces conducted the first-ever Desert Observer exercise near Udairi Range in northern Kuwait on Sept. 13. The multi-day, partnered training exercise simulated an attack across Kuwait’s border. Show More Summary
When the United States decided to position a force in Europe for credible deterrence, it had to bolster its capabilities. The Army set in motion several actions, including extending regionally aligned forces (RAF) rotations to nine months, having RAF operate “heel to toe,” and pre-positioning combat, combat support, and sustainment equipment in Europe. On Dec.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. is sending another 3,000 troops to Afghanistan, an increase of over 25 percent in the number of American forces there. Mattis told reporters Monday at the Pentagon that the boost in U.S. troop strength would be “over 3,000,” but he declined to name a specific number. “Frankly, I
A combat controller who acted heroically by helping stave off an ambush in Afghanistan will receive the Air Force Cross
BRUSSELS, Belgium: The well-preserved wreck of a German submarine sunk during World War I has been found in the North Sea and may have the bodies of its crew still on board, Belgian officials said Tuesday. A diver who has explored the wreck, lying in 30 meters (100 feet) of water off the port of
One woman is in training to become a battlefield Tactical Air Control Party specialist, Gen. Darryl Roberson said Tuesday.
The Air Force has begun shifting assets back into the Afghan theater, two generals said Tuesday at the AFA's, Space and Cyber Conference.
Since nobody else seems to want to stick their neck out, this old fool might as well do it and point out the obvious: those who have shouldered the heavy lifting in the disaster and rescue work in South Texas and South Florida during our hurricane events have been – with plenty of exceptions, of […]
A Navy hospital removed employees after photos showed a nurse giving the middle finger to a newborn, calling babies "mini Satans."
President Trump’s address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday may have been the most hostile, dangerous, and intellectually confused—if not outright dishonest—speech ever delivered by an American president to an international body. It...Show More Summary