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Ryan Pitts: Man of Honor

Ryan Pitts: Man of Honor

| November 20, 2014 | 10 Comments

From my paying home…..   I count myself blessed that I ever got to serve in the Army with men like Ryan and the countless others like him that rose to the challenges of taking on Al qaeda and their ilk.  If you don’t get our magazine though, you probably didn’t get a chance to read […]

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I Don’t Think This Was “Career Enhancing”

I Don’t Think This Was “Career Enhancing”

| November 20, 2014 | 31 Comments

I’m guessing a few Navy careers are now toast. Two US Navy Vessels Collide in the Gulf of Aden The two ships involved are the USNS Amerlia Earhart and USNS Walter S. Diehl. The USNS Earhart is a cargo ship; the USNS Deihl, an oiler. Each ship suffered only minor damage, and there were no […]

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First trigger-pulling drone operator speaks out

First trigger-pulling drone operator speaks out

| November 20, 2014 | 50 Comments

ABC News talks to the first drone operator to fire a Hellfire missile from a Predator platform, you know, since it’s becoming popular to talk about your secret operations these days. He says that he once found Osama bin Laden a year before the 9-11 attacks made bin Laden a priority target. However the drones […]

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Jay Leno surprising a wounded soldier

Jay Leno surprising a wounded soldier

| November 20, 2014 | 12 Comments

Jay Leno is a pretty good guy. He does a lot with the USO and Wounded Warrior. Warning, grab a kleenex

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SFC Darrick Geathers saving the world

SFC Darrick Geathers saving the world

| November 20, 2014 | 4 Comments

The Army Times reports about Army Sergeant First Class Darrick Geathers who saved an Air Force airman suffering from a severe wound of some sort outside his apartment in Osan, Korea; “It was night time and I couldn’t really see much. I thought maybe he was drunk or had gotten sick, but I called out […]

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Scamming with photos of the troops

Scamming with photos of the troops

| November 20, 2014 | 14 Comments

“MCPO Ret. In TN” sends us a link to an article in the Tampa Tribune about an engineer officer whose picture was used in a scam to separate a widow from her cash; In August, [Norma Jean] Culpeper’s husband died. Seeking companionship, she went on an internet dating site geared for widows and widowers. That’s […]

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Hunter asks unanswered questions about Bergdahl ransom

Hunter asks unanswered questions about Bergdahl ransom

| November 20, 2014 | 26 Comments

In the Washington Times, Bill Gertz reports that California Congressman Duncan Hunter is continuing to ask the Obama Administration about the failed ransom payment that the Department of Defense paid to a member of the Haqqani network of terrorists for the release of Bowe Bergdahl, the hostage they held for five years. Since it is […]

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About Those Online VA Systems

About Those Online VA Systems

| November 20, 2014 | 23 Comments

We’ve all heard about the troubles the VA has been having lately. But give them credit where credit is due. Take their new online system, MyHealtheVet. It’s a way you can sign up to do a load of stuff online related to VA healthcare. You can check appointments, access medical records, renew prescriptions, and stuff […]

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