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Memorial for helicopter crews at Arlington

Memorial for helicopter crews at Arlington

| April 23, 2018 | 18 Comments

The Army Times reports that a memorial to helicopter crews of the Vietnam War was dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery last week. As the crowd gathered around the monument, “Taps” rang out among the cemetery, and the thudding of distant helicopters caused attendees to wonder out loud if Hueys were about to appear on the […]

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Armand Sedgeley awaits his Silver Star

Armand Sedgeley awaits his Silver Star

| April 23, 2018 | 11 Comments

The Denver Post tells the World War II story of Armand Sedgeley and the more contemporary story of John Fine, a diver and photographer who discovered the wreckage of Sedegely’s B-17 bomber in the water off the coast of Corsica. The B17 had been damaged by German fighters and limped towards the British airbase on […]

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Thomas Dakota Taylor; not a MARSOC Marine

Thomas Dakota Taylor; not a MARSOC Marine

| April 23, 2018 | 85 Comments

Someone sent us their work on this fellow Thomas Dakota Taylor who claims to be a MARSOC Marine. Well he lets his tattoos talk for him; Local LEOs should know that he’s a felon and shouldn’t have firearms; He was charged with arson, I guess that’s why he started a GoFundMe tincup to buy stuff […]

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Monday morning feel good stories

Monday morning feel good stories

| April 23, 2018 | 8 Comments

From Newton County, Georgia; Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous armed robber who ambushed a homeowner in his driveway. It all happened in a quiet neighborhood in Newton County. But homeowner Carlos Wicker had a surprise as well. Wicker was armed, was a former police officer, and says he was more than prepared […]

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James Shaw Jr. saving the world

James Shaw Jr. saving the world

| April 22, 2018 | 32 Comments

Early this morning, a gunman killed four people and wounded four others at an Antioch, Tennessee Waffle House. 29-year-old James Shaw Jr. prevented the body count from being much higher, according to the Tennessean; James Shaw Jr., 29, said after feeling cornered he saw an opportunity to tackle the man shooting into an Antioch Waffle […]

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Mikey Weinstein and same-sex couples

Mikey Weinstein and same-sex couples

| April 22, 2018 | 48 Comments

The Army Times reports on Mikey Weinstein, of the misnamed Military Religious Freedom Foundation, and his tilting at windmills. It seems that a chaplain, Army Major Scott Squires was conducting a retreat for married couples and a same-sex couple wanted to attend. However Major Squires’ religion didn’t allow for him to minister to same-sex couples. […]

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Douglas Duane Roberts; stolen valor/gender

Douglas Duane Roberts; stolen valor/gender

| April 22, 2018 | 57 Comments

I’ve been trying to make sense of this story for a few hours this morning, so if I get some of it wrong, please blame the subject, Douglas Duane Roberts, aka Liz Roberts, and the author, Tony Messenger. I think this fellow, Doug Roberts, tried to pass himself off as a hermaphrodite to folks after […]

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Five More Return

Five More Return

| April 22, 2018 | 9 Comments

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II Matt1c Ignacio C. Farfan, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. He was accounted for on 10 April 2018. S2c Joe M. Kelley, US Navy, assigned to […]

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