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Massachusetts Threatens Bump Stock Owners Gun owners in Massachusetts are being warned if they own bump stocks, they have two weeks to get rid of them. The Massachusetts legislature voted last year to ban them and Feb. 1 is the deadline to comply or face criminal charges. “This is not a joke,” said Jim Wallace, executive director of the […]

David Eugene Christie; stolen Vietnam valour

Our Partners at Stolen Valour – Canada share with us their research on this fellow, David Eugene Christie, yet another Canadian who falsely claims service alongside US troops in Vietnam. At Medium, he claims that “They called me their angel from the sky” because he thinks that he was a medic for US Marines. At […]

AFN viewers victims of Schumer shutdown

Stars & Stripes reports that troops overseas have lost some of their programming on the Armed Forces Radio and TV networks. Classical music was playing on its radio and television stations and the network posted a message online that said AFN services were not available due to the government shutdown. The loss of AFN programming […]

USS Little Rock stuck in Canada

Bobo sends us a link from USNI. They report that USS Little Rock (LCS-9), a Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, is spending the winter in Montreal because it was commissioned in Buffalo, New York on December 16th and couldn’t get through the St Lawrence Seaway to join the fleet before it froze over. “Significant weather conditions […]

Sunday morning feel good stories

From West Memphis, Arkansas; West Memphis PD says responded to a shooting call the Sunset Inn on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at around 6:10 a.m. When they arrived, they found a man critically injured from a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead on the scene. West Memphis PD says officers investigated the scene […]

US destroyer sails near contested reef in South China Sea, angering Beijing

Fox News reports USS Hopper, a guided missile destroyer, sailed near a contested reef near the Philippines this week, resulting in a protest from Beijing, claiming it trespassed in Chinese territorial waters. Wednesday’s Freedom of Navigation exercise occurred two days before Defense Secretary Mattis revealed a new strategy, naming China and Russia as the biggest […]

Kokesh arrested again

We first wrote about Adam Kokesh nearly eleven years ago when he staged some sort of protest on the Washington Mall against the Iraq War. The last we heard from him, he was trying to stay out of jail after his arrest for drugs in Virginia when marshals served him an arrest warrant for when […]

Arnold LePotvin; Vietnam stolen valour

Our partners at Stolen Valour – Canada share their work on this Arnold LePotvin (with two FB pages) fellow who claims that he served in Vietnam 1963 – 1965 with the Special Forces – Recon Division and the 82d Airborne Division where he made eighteen combat parachute jumps on “search and kill” missions. The 82d […]

Saving the World, Quietly – Part 2

Over ten months ago, I wrote an article about an incident during the Cuban Missile Crisis. In that article, I discussed how then-Captain Vasili Alexandrovich Arkhipov of the Soviet Navy may have literally saved the world from global thermonuclear war during the height of that crisis. History has a way of repeating themes from time […]

Sherry Boggs; phony Air Force pilot

Someone sent their work on this Sherry Boggs person who claims that she was one of the first female F-16 pilots and the first woman to fly F-16s in combat and that she was a flight instructor at Laughlin, AFB. There are a number of very attractive women who are F-16 pilots, but, oddly enough, […]

Bradford Dillman passes

Bobo sends us the sad news that actor Bradford Dillman has passed at the age of 87. According to Wiki, he appeared in many television show of the 1950s and 60s, such as Ironside, Shane, The Name of the Game, Columbo, Wild Wild West, The Eleventh Hour, Wagon Train, The Greatest Show on Earth, Breaking […]

Saturday morning feel good stories

From Rolla, Missouri; Early Tuesday morning, at approximately 1:15 a.m. authorities began an investigation into a shooting in the 10000 block of County Road 2080 northeast of Rolla in Phelps County. The homeowner said 39-year-old William Lee Dale entered the residence and assaulted the man, deputies said. The man said he feared for his life […]

Weekend Open Thread

January 19, 2018 Coffee Stories In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, an old nine-story apartment building called the Café Apartment has been turned into a home for coffee shops, restaurants, and coworking spaces. “It’s very funny,” says Your Shot photographer Samsara Tran. “You could easily spend a whole day exploring this apartment.”

Deso Dogg dead

AW1Ed sends a link from Fox News which reports that Denis Cuspert, known as Deso Dogg, German rapper, has been killed Wednesday among his ISIS buddies in eastern Syria. The SITE Intelligence Group said Cuspert’s death was announced by the Wafa Media Foundation, a pro-ISIS organization. Cuspert, who went by the name Abu Talha al-Almani, […]

Kent Billingsley; phony SEAL

Our Partners at Military Phonies send us their work on this fellow, Kent Billingsley whose friends, for some reason, think he’s a Navy SEAL; There are many more examples of his obviously confused friends claiming that Kent is a Navy SEAL at the Military Phonies link, but the Navy has never heard of him; I […]

White House Communications Agency NCOs punished

Stars & Stripes reports that Army and Air Force NCOs of the White House Communications Agency were punished for bringing local women into a secure area without registering them prior to Vice President Pence’ visit to Panama last year; The Army elected to issue general officer memorandums of reprimand to the three soldiers involved, said […]

Staff Sergeant Joshua Stokes; active duty NCO alters records

The Army Times tells the story of Staff Sergeant Joshua Stokes who faked his way into the 82d Airborne Division despite the fact that he hadn’t attended the Basic Airborne Course. He even had performed parachute jumps. The director of the Defense Military Pay Office told investigators that Stokes had never received jump pay. Stokes […]

Friday morning feel good stories

From Giles, Virginia; According to New River Valley Regional Jail records David Joseph Cecil of Narrows was booked into the Dublin facility Tuesday on charges of attempted robbery and burglary. Cecil was airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in the early morning hours of Jan. 3 with what authorities termed “serious” injuries. He was one […]

Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till It’s Gone

This article is part of a weeklong series on President Trump’s first year in office. One year into Donald Trump’s presidency, U.S. foreign policy stands as wobbly and diminished as his critics had predicted. Our commitments are doubted (mainly because he has thrown doubt on whether he’d honor them). Show More Summary

Indian Insider Disclosed Date of DEFEXPO India-2018 Earlier Rescheduled

The Indian military exhibition DEFEXPO 2018 will take place in Chennai in April 11-14, a source in Indian defense industry told Mil.Today. In December 2017 it was reported that dates and venue of the show were changing.

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