The Military Times got a hold of DoD’s new proposal to Congress for altering the military retirement system for troops who make a career out of the uniformed services. It’s pretty difficult to understand, well, more difficult than the current “50% of the average top three years of earnings” system, but a lot of it […]
Our first story this morning comes from South Carolina where a 76-year-old heard someone trying an alternate entryway to his home; Just after midnight on Wednesday morning, a 76-year-old homeowner on Edisto Avenue was awakened by someone breaking a window in the front of his home, according to a sheriff’s report. He went downstairs and […]
In case you missed NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s CPAC speech, I offer it here.
This might be getting into more of the political realm than we like to, but URR has laid down a fairly blistering screed (I mean that as a compliment) on what passes for our foreign policy. He links to an article on Our Very Serious-Sounding...Show More Summary
Tomorrow afternoon at 5pm EDT, I'll be chatting with Cdr Salamander and Eagle One on Midrats about Grounded. Highly recommended. Also, tomorrow morning you might be able to catch my interview with Rachel Martin on Weekend Edition, which is supposed to drop at about 815am in most markets.
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Scotty sends us his work on this lowlife POS, Steven Styblo, in Phoenix. Styblo got into the VFW with these phony documents; Yeah, POW, like that’s not hard to check. Actually, our buddy, Mike McGrath, you know, a real Vietnam POW and President of NAM-POWs says that he’s FOS, too. Now, Styblo is running for […]
For various reasons, including overall governmental slowness, the best NCO in Illinois took a little extra time being promoted to the top spot. I present to you, Command Sergeant Major Mark Bowman, Illinois State Sergeant Major: Want to see a few qualifications? How about a whole bunch... Show More Summary
Guy was motivated by the Dan sockpuppet at the post about Jim VanFleet and created a poster to honor the occasion;
Chief Tango sends us feel good story to kick off the weekend, this time it’s from Detroit where a couple of youths were prevented by the evil homeowner from climbing through his window; Thursday’s shooting happened at about 12:30 p.m. when two men allegedly broke into a home on the 8200 block of Penrod on […]
Brother Farnam sent this out today: With the ongoing situation in Ukraine, Vlad P has decided to halt exports of Russian-made small-arms ammunition to the USA. Most domestic ammunition shortages associated fears over gun-control legislation had been alleviated over the past few months. Show More Summary
Following the pattern set by Ms. Catey Hill writing at WSJ, it seemed prudent to address at least ten things that we’ve tried to tell you. Whether you’re listening is usually evident by whether you write things like Catey or say stupid things like, say Michael Bloomberg. At any rate, here are the ten things. 1. Concerning […]
The other day, we wrote about The American Humanist Association who were suddenly upset that World War I memorial was ordering them to become Christians in Maryland. Today we read that, in California, the crybaby wienies heard about a cross that a woman had placed placed at the site where her son had been killed […]
We talked about SFC Michael McClendon last May when he was fired from his job as a TAC NCO at West Point, the Military Academy when it was discovered that he had been secretly taping female cadets in various stages of undress. Well, PintoNag sends us a link to the Associated Press which reports that […]
Mary sends us a Washington Post story about the 13 US sailors who are buried in Libya since 1804 from the USS USS Intrepid; In 1804, the 13 sailors aboard the USS Intrepid were dispatched with explosives to blow up the Tripoli harbor. The city’s ruler had been using it as a base for pirate […]
Historically, the relationship between universities and the military has been complicated, though it wasn’t always so tense.
Prototype No. 2011 of the J-20 project had its maiden flight last weekend. As previously discussed, No. 2011 has significant changes to the previous J-20 prototypes that we've seen in flight testing (No. 2001 and No. 2002). There were probably 2 more prototypes similar to 2001/2002 for the purpose of static and RCS testing. Show More Summary
We talked about this a few days ago when it happened, but Pinto Nag sends us an NBC News update to the incident which cost four Marines their lives at Camp Pendelton recently; The base said that the exact cause would never be known because the only eyewitnesses were killed. The four Marines, aged 27 […]
We first wrote last month about Quinn McCarthy, former Tucson cop, who embellished his perfectly honorably career among his brother officers. After I wrote our post, I called around to local journalists who were unaware of the story. KGUN9 took up the banner yesterday, I guess; [Chief Roberto Villasenor] says TPD works to attract veterans, […]
We’ve featured BG Jeffrey A. Sinclair multiple times here at TAH; past articles are listed at the end of this one. But it’s been a while. Well, it looks like the “good general” didn’t exactly have a good day in court recently. Yesterday, he pleaded guilty to multiple charges against him – including adultery, possession […]