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Police: Langley Airman Was Growing Marijuana, Planning to Produce Meth

A senior airman stationed at Langley Air Force Base is accused of growing marijuana in his apartment and selling it.

Glenn Nicholas; tattoos and phony Marines

There’s this firefighter guy in San Bernadino County, California by the name of Glenn Nicholas. Folks tell us that he claims to be a Marine. They say that he has stickers and plates on his truck identifying him a Marine. He even has a tattoo; I checked the Manpower Single Record Report website, and couldn’t […]

John Edward Egri; job hunting phony

Someone sent us this resume from John Egri in Lima, Ohio. I don’t know what job he was trying to get, but I’m pretty sure that he’s not qualified for it; He also provides this handy DD214; My DD214 is printed on the 1988 version of the document, too, but it doesn’t look anything like […]

Friday morning feel good stories

Cornell Lamont Strong II in Muncie, Indiana, saw armed thugs approaching his front door on his surveillance system. He fired two rounds through his door – he struck Scott Allen Gilliam, 26, with one of those rounds and Gilliam was DRT (dead right there). Strong was arrested later when investigating officers found a pound of […]

“Thoroughly vetting” refugees? Hardly.

From an internal DHS memo concerning issues with processing applications for refugee status: “Refugee fraud is easy to commit, yet not easy to investigate,” the undated memo says. The memo said there are clear instances where “bad actors … have exploited this program,” gaining a foothold in the U.S. through bogus refugee claims. Gee – […]

India signs $8.8bn deal to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets

India signed a formal agreement Friday to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France’s Dassault for a reported $8.8 billion, one of its biggest defence deals in decades. India’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian signed the agreement at a ceremony in New Delhi after years of tortuous negotiations between

Russia, Pakistan to carry out first joint military exercise

Russia and Pakistan will carry out their first joint military exercise this weekend, the Pakistani military said Friday, at a time of heightened tensions between Islamabad and nuclear-armed rival India. The exercise is being seen as a demonstration of closer defense ties between the two countries after they signed a military cooperation pact in 2014.

Military: Pot Confabs Off-limits to Alaska-based Soldiers

Marijuana may be legal in Alaska, but pot fairs are still off-limits to about 11,000 members of the Army stationed here.

Improving the capability of a future OPV squadron (Part 2)

This is the second of a two-part article by John Dunbar looking at OPV’s in Royal Navy service. Part 1 considered the way […]

Pentagon weighs arming Syrian Kurds ahead of Raqa fight

Washington is considering arming Syrian Kurdish forces who will join the offensive to retake the Islamic State group’s stronghold of Raqa, the US military’s top officer said Thursday. Though the United States has already helped arm Kurdish fighters in Iraq, a similar move in Syria is more contentious as key ally Turkey regards the group

Britain sends jets to intercept Russian bombers

Britain scrambled fighter jets from an airbase in Scotland to intercept two Russian bombers approaching UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence said Thursday. The Russian planes flew from the direction of Norway and passed to the west of Britain’s Shetland Islands, northeast of the mainland. A Royal Air Force spokeswoman said: “Quick reaction alert Typhoon

Glenn Reynolds Is Being Investigated At The University Of Tennessee School Of Law For Controversial Tweet

Listen, I think Twitter is worthless.  I actually have an account, but I rarely update it and find no use in it at all.  The only reason it still exists is because I’m too lazy to go close it out.  Perhaps I should.  Professor Glenn Reynolds of The University of Tennessee school of law is […]

Media: Elections Stats Disclosed Russia?s Manpower in Syria

Statistics by the Russian Central Electoral Commission on recent parliamentary elections implicitly gives an insight into amount of Russian military servicemen deployed in Syria. Almost 4,400 voting ballots were in the portable box apparently related to the Khmeimim Airbase, reports RBC on Wednesday, Sept 22.

Crews Halt Growth of Vandenberg Air Force Base Wildfire

Crews increased containment while halting the growth of a wildfire burning in rugged land at a central California military base.

Fort Carson: Confidential Army Records Found in Field

Army records containing personal information and health information have been found in a field in Fountain.

Civilians Lived on Bases Without Full Background Checks: IG

Sloppy background checks at three bases allowed 120 members of the general public to live in base housing without proper vetting.

Marines Call Off Beach Assault to Protect Endangered Turtles

A planned beach landing exercise on the island of Tinian was canceled last week when evidence of an endangered species was found.

Is The North Carolina National Guard Being Deployed In Charlotte With Arming Orders?

Concerning this article, I sent the authors a short note as follows. Gentlemen, So here is an important question about your coverage of the happenings in Charlotte.  I follow this sort of thing and have ascertained that more often than not, when the NG is deployed, they aren’t under “arming orders.”  This was true of […]

Roberto Chen Canul Chen is not a veteran

According to folks who know him, Roberto Chen Canul Chen has been telling strangers that he is a wounded veteran in order to gain good favor and to separate folks from their assets. He claims that he was injured by enemy gunfire in an ambush and the he was recently in the hospital. Of course, […]

A Silver Star for Sergeant Franklin Simmons

DVIDS News tells the story of Marine Corps Sergeant Franklin M. Simmons, Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. He was awarded the Silver Star back in 2011, but it’s making the rounds on social media again, I guess. This is from his Silver Star citation; [W]hile serving as Assistant Team Leader and Designated Marksman, […]

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