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Paranoia Strikes Deep

Paranoia Strikes Deep

| March 29, 2015 | 32 Comments

There’s a story that has been showing up on the web that has some folks in a tizzy. Operation Jade Helm is to get underway in July. Note: I chose this source to link to because it covers the other sources well enough. “Seven Southwestern states will soon be infiltrated by 1,200 military special ops personnel […]

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A Sunday “Walkabout”:  Some Thoughts About Power and Character

A Sunday “Walkabout”: Some Thoughts About Power and Character

| March 29, 2015 | 19 Comments

Jonn lets me do a verbal, off-topic “walkabout” here from time to time. What follows is such a ramble – an off-the-wall thought or two that’s not necessarily directly concerned with one of TAH’s normal topics. Consider yourself forewarned. . . . We’ve all heard Lord Acton’s axiom: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power […]

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Phillip M. Henderson; Vet charged for VA fraud

Phillip M. Henderson; Vet charged for VA fraud

| March 29, 2015 | 13 Comments

The Associated Press reports that Phillip M. Henderson, an Army veteran from Kentucky was charged with VA fraud; An indictment issued Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Charlottesville alleges 50-year-old Army veteran Phillip M. Henderson of Olive Hill, Kentucky, exaggerated his vision loss to receive benefits. The indictment says Henderson fraudulently received about $800,000, […]

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William Earl Cunningham guilty of Marine vet’s murder

William Earl Cunningham guilty of Marine vet’s murder

| March 29, 2015 | 7 Comments

The Army Times brings us up-to-date on the murder trial of William Earl Cunningham, the Vietnam Era jump-qualified carpenter who murdered Marine veteran Nathan Horn in Montana when they disagreed about whether the Army or the Marines were the better service. Police say that the facts of the case didn’t support Cunningham’s version of events […]

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Joseph Alvarado; phony tats make it true

Joseph Alvarado; phony tats make it true

| March 29, 2015 | 29 Comments

So, the folks at Special Forces Poser Patrol send us their work on this fellow, Joseph Alvarado. They say that he was busted years ago, but he won’t stay busted. He claims that he was a First Sergeant for 18 years of service. Of course, he was also assigned to Ranger units and Special Forces […]

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Clinton Woodley gets his awards

Clinton Woodley gets his awards

| March 29, 2015 | 12 Comments

The folks at the 1st Cavalry Division PAO send us the story of 96-year-old Clinton Woodley who they honored on Friday. They tell me that when Clinton joined the storied division, they still had horses. From army.mil; “It is a distinct honor to have Sgt. Woodley, his daughter Ms. Shari Bankston and her family along […]

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Sunday morning feel good stories

Sunday morning feel good stories

| March 29, 2015 | 4 Comments

AW1Ed sends us our feel good stories this morning. The first is from Tennessee; [Alan] Miller was working at the dealership on Thursday afternoon when the would-be robber, who still has not been identified by police, entered wearing a mask and brandishing a gun. Two other people were inside the building at the time. […] […]

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Richard Hall; Overachiever phony Marine

Richard Hall; Overachiever phony Marine

| March 28, 2015 | 47 Comments

Scotty sends us his work on this Rich Hall fellow; Recon, sniper, blah-blah-blah. Doesn’t the Marine Corps have any regular old riflemen anymore? Wounded by an IED, two Purple Hearts. But he can’t spell “Corps”; Yeah, this is one confusing-ass DD214 – two years and eight months in the Marines without a promotion from E-1, […]

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