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James Ray Davis; phony charity, phony submariner

Scotty sends us his work on James Ray Davis who run the Veterans For Change charity and he claims that he is a veteran of the Navy’s submarine service; Well, his charity is not what it seems to be, according to Scotty; Mr. Jim Davis Self proclaimed founder and CEO of Veterans For Change, for […]

Friday morning feel good story

Chief Tango sends us our feel good stories again this morning. The first is from South Carolina; …the owner of the residence stated two males forced their way into his home, according to authorities. A female victim and child was struck in the head and face with a gun. The other suspect, armed with a […]

I Can’t Believe They’re All Butters

Butter [buht-er] noun. Defined as a “supporter of the 2nd Amendment” that claims, “I support the 2nd Amendment, but…” then proceeds to tell you what restrictions he supports on the 2nd Amendment. Over the past year, Open Carry Texas has […]

Rebels seize ground as West claims Russia army is in Ukraine

Rebels in east Ukraine appear to have seized swathes of territory from retreating government forces, while Western intelligence says Russian army units are operating inside the country. After weeks of government offensives that have seen troops push deep into the […]

Saab Wins US Special Forces Contract for Carl Gustav

Defence and security company Saab has signed a new framework contract with the USSOCOM for the company’s Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system (in the US named MAAWS; Multi-role, Anti-armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System). The contract is a follow on agreement to a […]

UAE Forces Buy Ground Tactical Datalink

Tactical Communications Group (TCG), the leading independent supplier of Tactical Data Link (TDL) solutions, announced a contract award to provide its Ground Tactical Data Link Systems (GTS) hardware and software components, as well as engineering and operational TDL services, training, […]

Airbus A400M Successfully Demonstrates Tanker Capability

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has performed successfully air-to-air refueling tests with a F/A-18 Hornet fighter. The tanker test campaign was developed in five flights in which the A400M performed 33 dry contacts and dispensed 18.6 tonnes of fuel […]

Airbus Zephyr 7 UAV Flies 11-day Mission

Airbus Defence and Space has announced that the Zephyr 7 High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) has just completed its most demanding mission to date and thus set a new benchmark in persistent, year-round operations for this class of Unmanned Aerial Systems […]

Raytheon Delivers First Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missiles to US Navy

Raytheon Company (RTN) delivered the first Block 2 variant of its Rolling Airframe Missile system to the U.S. Navy as part of the company’s 2012 Low Rate Initial Production contract. RAM Block 2 is a significant performance upgrade featuring enhanced […]

Russia Plans to Supply India with A-50 Aircraft

Russia and India plan on signing a contract to supply India with A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft, Beriev Aircraft Company General Director-General Designer Igor Garivadsky told journalists Tuesday. “We plan on signing a deal with the Republic of […]

Mindless Twit, Playing with Fire

3 days agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

The Krampus sent this in, regarding a truly stupid airhead American girl. Watch what you wish for, little one, you have no idea! And also from the Krampus, this with the note, “Coming soon to America.” Only if we let it! The UK might be sunk, but we’re not yet.  

FL Election Commission rejects complaint against Steve Cushman

The Florida Election Commission thinks it fine that a candidate can completely fabricate a military career like Steve Cushman did to influence voters in the Wakulla County Commissioner elections according to the Wakulla News; The elections commission found the complaint, filed in July by citizen Larry Roberts, was legally insufficient. “This is a personal attack […]

Fudging performance reports

SGT(P) E sends a link to the Army Times in which they report that folks on the E-8/9 promotion board noticed that some senior NCOs submitted for evaluation were getting not only heavier, but taller as well and they issued a criticism of the practice; “As soldiers gain weight over time, they often, according to […]

HR 5172; the POW Accountability Act

We wrote over two years ago about how the Senate tried to get the Veterans’ Affairs Department to bounce their list of POWs off of the list that the Department of Defense POW/MIA Office maintains. Then-Secretary Shinseki responded that they scrubbed their list and found only two liars, and one was already deceased. It look […]

US Navy Issues RMMV Request for Proposal for LCS Modules

USNAVSEA released the RFP [FBO] for the Remote Multi-Mission Vehicle (RMMV) which integrates with the LCS MCM Mission Module. Responses are due by October 27. They seek up to 18 vehicles with deliveries starting 30 months after the initial award. Middle East ISIL insurgents have shown a video [WaPo] featuring an American M198 howitzer and […]

Kenneth Goldstein; phony JAG lawyer

MCPO Ret. In TN sends us a link to the New York Post about 51 year-old Kenneth Goldstein who was a Coast Guard petty officer who represented himself, poorly, as a former JAG officer and a wounded combat veteran in Nassau County courtrooms; Hempstead officials suspected something was wrong when Goldstein showed up in court […]

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