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It’s who you know….

USAToday tells the story of Major General John Custer and his friend, Marty Dempsey who covered for Custer’s bad behavior; The two-star general had an inappropriate relationship with a woman and lied to investigators about it, made his staff buy sexy clothing for her, subjected his underlings to racist and sexist emails and allowed himself […]

How To Create A Vampire

It was in 2003 that I began digging very deeply into the strange world of one Major General Edward Geary Lansdale and his ties to the world of the vampire. Lansdale was a man highly skilled in the field of what is known, in military circles, as...

Stone Wall Progress: Cemetery Ridge

The stone wall construction occurring on Cemetery Ridge has continued.The equestrian statue to Major General[...] The post Stone Wall Progress: Cemetery Ridge appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

A Last Look at the Henry Heth Wounding Stump

Confederate Major General Henry Heth was wounded at this spot on July 1, 1863, as[...] The post A Last Look at the Henry Heth Wounding Stump appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

Top Yemen commander killed as rebels hit back

Yemeni rebels hit back at government forces advancing up the Red Sea coast killing a deputy army commander in a missile strike, a military source said on Wednesday. Army deputy chief of staff Major General Ahmad Saif Al Yafii was killed by a heat-seeking missile on the outskirts of the coastal town of Mokha, the source told AFP. Show More Summary

What This Outsider With Hidden Conflicts of Interest Can Learn From A Local About the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

This is a guest op-ed by Steve Wilkerson, a U.S. Army Veteran from Louisiana. On February 8th, 2017, a retired Major General by the name of James “Spider” Marks spoke at a public hearing in Napoleonville, held by the Louisiana Department...Show More Summary

Glenn Greenwald to Ex-U.S. Army Maj. Gen.: Calling Manning’s Actions Treason Is ‘Warped’

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

On MSNBC tonight, a former U.S. Army major general classified Chelsea Manning's actions as "treason" and Glenn Greenwald was quick to fire back.

Monday Night Tea- Open Post, Gossip Links, What’s On Reality TV For January 16th

PETA is probably rejoicing this news – Dlisted Major General Hospital spoilers – Celeb Dirty Laundry Congrats to Gia Giudice – Babyrazzi Brad Pitt steps out for the first time – Celebitchy Mama June is back on reality TV – Starcasm Monday,...Show More Summary

Major General John Rossi’s suicide

Back in October, we talked about Major General John Rossi’s suicide. Folks speculated bout the reasons that he took such an extreme step. KSWO says it was merely sleep deprivation and fear of the Peter Principle that sent him off the edge; Former Fort Sill Commander Major General John Rossi struggled with feelings of inadequacies […]

IS resistance in Mosul is weakening: commander

The number of jihadist car bomb attacks against Iraqi forces advancing in Mosul has fallen sharply to just a few a day, a top special forces commander said Tuesday. Major General Maan al-Saadi of the elite Counter-Terrorism Service,Show More Summary

Two-Star General Demoted After Affair

An Army major general has been stripped of his stars and forced out of the military after a 30-year military career.

James Gilman, retired Army major general, to head troubled NIH clinical center

3 months agoHealth : The Checkup

A career military officer will head NIH's flagship clinical and research facility.

For top Iraqi commander, Mosul offensive is personal battle

JULUKHAN, Iraq (Reuters) - Major General Najm al-Jubbouri, a top commander in the offensive against Islamic State in the Iraqi city of Mosul, peered through binoculars at flames after his men shot dead an Islamic State suicide bombe...

Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro on War and Politics

By Michael Goldfien In a political climate disdainful of the Washington establishment, retired Major General Arnold Punaro wears his insider status as a badge of honor. Following his military service in Vietnam, Punaro joined the staff...Show More Summary

Weighing the Scales on War

A review of Maj. Gen. Bob Scales' new book Scales on War: The Future of America's Military at Risk By Sarah Lohschelder In Scales on War - The Future of America's Military at Risk, retired Major General Bob Scales takes account of what he thinks is wrong with America's military. Show More Summary

Major General John Rossi’s suicide

A number of folks have sent us links about Major General John Rossi who killed himself on July 31st He was two days away from pinning on his third star and taking command of the Army Space and Missile Command. He killed himself in his home at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Investigators could find no event, […]

Islamic State leaders are fleeing Mosul as Iraqi forces move in: US general

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Islamic State group leaders have been fleeing Mosul as US-backed local forces close in on the jihadists’ last Iraqi stronghold, a US general said Wednesday. US Army Major General Gary Volesky, who heads the land component command of the US-led coalition to defeat IS, predicted that foreign...

Major General Ron Lewis, another SHARP casualty

Ron Lewis was promoted to Major General in January 2015. He got his third star in June and started working alongside the Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter as Carter’s senior military assistant. Then this happened according to USA Today; On the night of Nov. 5-6, 2015, on a trip to Hawaii with Carter, Lewis consumed […]

Top Military Aide Used Taxpayer Credit Card For "Improper Interactions" On "Hooker Hill"

According to a recently completed Pentagon investigation, Major General Ron Lewis, former senior military aide to Defense Secretary Ash Carter, allegedly used his taxpayer provided credit card for "excessive drinking" binges and "improper interactions" with women in clubs from Rome to Seoul. Show More Summary

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