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Lance Whipple’s records revisited

Lance Whipple’s records revisited

| February 8, 2016 | 3 Comments

Last year we wrote about Lance Whipple who claimed to be an Air Force Captain and a pararescueman. He’s been claiming that for years, I guess. We got his records from the National Personnel Records Center and they said that he had 35 days of service in September and October of 1979. A few weeks […]

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“William” meets Don Shipley

“William” meets Don Shipley

| February 8, 2016 | 4 Comments

You probably remember when we talked about Jon Mark Beilue the journalist in Amarillo who wrote the story, and I do mean story, about “William”, the first Navy SEAL who was ordered to training by President Kennedy himself. Beilue writes about his second visit with “William” and his first visit with Don Shipley and Hershel […]

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Emil Limpert and the VA

Emil Limpert and the VA

| February 8, 2016 | 16 Comments

A number of you folks sent us the links to the story of Emil Limpert, a World War II veteran who says he was injured during the war in the Pacific and he finally went to the VA to see if he could get some help. Fox2 says the he enlisted the help of AMVETS […]

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Monday morning feel good stories

Monday morning feel good stories

| February 8, 2016 | 4 Comments

First up this morning, in Pensacola, Florida, Jarell Blackmon entered a convenience store wearing camouflaged clothing and a mask. he pulled out a gun and robbed the clerk of some money and cigarettes. The clerk was able to get to his own gun before young Blackmon left and got a shot off. Blackmon hid from […]

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Linda Weiss; MSRB saves her from firing at VA

Linda Weiss; MSRB saves her from firing at VA

| February 7, 2016 | 17 Comments

Until November, Linda Weiss was the director of the Stratton Veterans Administration Medical Center in Albany, New York. It was that month that she was removed from that position by VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson. However, according to the Albany Times-Union she won’t fired after a review by the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board. Sloane […]

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Spanish police arrest seven ISIS terrorists

Spanish police arrest seven ISIS terrorists

| February 7, 2016 | 10 Comments

The Associated Press reports that Spanish police have rounded up seven terrorists this morning. Four are Spanish nationals of Syrian, Moroccan and Jordanian extraction and the others were Syrian and Moroccan citizens living in Spain; In a statement, police said the cell was well-organized and coordinated by a ringleader who ran a business that enabled […]

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Petty Officer 2nd Class Alejandro N. Salabarria earns Silver Star

Petty Officer 2nd Class Alejandro N. Salabarria earns Silver Star

| February 7, 2016 | 49 Comments

The Stars & Stripes reports that Petty Officer 2nd Class Alejandro N. Salabarria, a Navy Corpsman with the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Raider Regiment will be awarded the Silver Star Medal for his heroism during 2014 in Afghanistan when an Afghan insugent committed a “green-on-blue” attack on several of the members of his unit; […]

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Kelsey Hoover/Michael Cipriani arrested

Kelsey Hoover/Michael Cipriani arrested

| February 7, 2016 | 41 Comments

You might remember the fellow pictured above who was actually born a woman named Kelsey Hoover pretending to be a man named Michael Cipriani and pretending to be a soldier in BWI airport last year. Guardian of Valor did all of the hard work tracking that confusing story. Bulldog told us last night that Kelsey […]

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