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Friday morning feel good stories

Friday morning feel good stories

| July 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

In Sparta, New Jersey, two teens were just looking for their friend’s house when they accidentally knocked on a door of an off-duty policeman, late at night in a quiet neighborhood where recently there had coincidentally been a burglary recently. For some odd reason, the off-duty policeman wasn’t particularly happy that strangers were knocking on […]

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Carter to allow more armed troops

Carter to allow more armed troops

| July 30, 2015 | 18 Comments

Chief Tango sends us a link to the Washington Post which reports that Ashton Carter, the Secretary of Defense, will authorize more troops to be armed in the wake of the attack last week on a recruiting station and a Reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee; The decision was outlined in a two-page memo released at […]

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Brandon Garrison phony busted by mates

Brandon Garrison phony busted by mates

| July 30, 2015 | 54 Comments

Bobo sends us a link to Kansas City Fox 4 which tells the story of Brandon Garrison who has been playing the victim of his deployment to Afghanistan for years. He has benefited from receiving a free home and a free service dog. He has done interviews graveside of people he claimed to try and […]

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Army to crack down on internet trolls in the ranks

Army to crack down on internet trolls in the ranks

| July 30, 2015 | 100 Comments

Dallas Wittgenfeld sends us a link to the Army Times article about the Army cracking down on “Harassment, bullying, hazing, stalking, discrimination, retaliation and any other type of misconduct” on the internet. Of course, Dallas, in his infinite wisdom and his inability to examine his own behavior, thinks that, somehow, this pertains to us. First […]

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Harry Tracey inspects security at recruiting office

Harry Tracey inspects security at recruiting office

| July 30, 2015 | 10 Comments

Chip sends us a link to Atlanta’s Fox5 News in which they report that this Harry Tracey fellow, who they claim is a 72-year-old Vietnam veteran, entered an Army recruiting office and started asking a recruiter there about his security training. The police report said Tracey showed a weapon under his waistband and asked a […]

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Marine Corps Gazette censors Lieutenant Colonel Germano

Marine Corps Gazette censors Lieutenant Colonel Germano

| July 30, 2015 | 22 Comments

I’m sure you remember earlier this month when we discussed Lieutenant Colonel Kate Germano when she lost command of the 4th Recruit Training Battalion on Parris Island, S.C. when she was accused of “toxic leadership” for telling the females in her command that they needed to exceed the standards that the USMC sets for females. […]

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Stolen Valor Act discussed in Maryland

Stolen Valor Act discussed in Maryland

| July 30, 2015 | 13 Comments

Maryland lawmakers are discussing a state solution to the problem of Stolen Valor, according to ABC2. State Sen. Bryan Simonaire, R-Anne Arundel, a member of the legislatures military veterans caucus said he is getting involved because he wanted to see the state get involved to target anyone found to be committing an act of stolen […]

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Donald Lemmond; sentenced in Canadian courts

Donald Lemmond; sentenced in Canadian courts

| July 30, 2015 | 33 Comments

Mike and AverageNCO send us a link from our Canadian cousins in regards to Donald Lemmond who we talked about early this year. Lemmond spoke at a Remembrance Day activity at a Local college, telling the audience that he had served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He wore a vast spectrum of […]

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