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Putting the generals on a longer leash?

Putting the generals on a longer leash?

| March 1, 2017 | 3 Comments

Over at Daily Beast, Kim Dozier is reporting that the Trump Administration is leaning towards giving greater mission authority all the way down the chain of command, starting with allowing the SECDEF, General Mattis, and from him, on down to the field generals. Supposedly the thinking is that this will allow operational commanders to respond […]

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Durham VA Medical Center; No Pillow For You!

Durham VA Medical Center; No Pillow For You!

| March 1, 2017 | 21 Comments

Photos of elderly veterans in extreme pain waiting for treatment at a VA hospital in Durham, North Carolina, are going viral. Retired Marine Stephen McMenamin and his wife, Hannah, were waiting at the Durham VA Medical Center when they noticed two veterans who were struggling in the waiting room. They said both older men were ignored for […]

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Olathe shooter thought he shot Iranians

Olathe shooter thought he shot Iranians

| March 1, 2017 | 20 Comments

Last week, Adam Purinton, a Navy veteran submariner, shot Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, Alok Madasani, 32, and Ian Grillot in a bar in Olathe, Kansas. Kuchibhotla died in the shooting. After the incident Purinton drove 70 miles to Henry County, Missouri and told a bartender at the local Applebee’s restaurant that he had just shot two […]

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A French sniper and a negligent discharge

A French sniper and a negligent discharge

| March 1, 2017 | 17 Comments

A police sniper took out a waiter and an event employee at French President Francois Hollande’s inauguration of a high speed rail according to AFP; “It was an accidental shot by a police officer which injured two waiters, or at least one waiter and an (event) employee. The injuries aren’t life threatening,” local government chief […]

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Special warfare unit members reprimanded for Trump flag

Special warfare unit members reprimanded for Trump flag

| March 1, 2017 | 37 Comments

Mick sends us a link to the Virginian-Pilot which reports that members of a Virginia Beach-based special warfare unit was reprimanded for flying a Trump campaign flag from a vehicle in a military convoy that was going through Kentucky in January. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that one of the videos was shot by a Shepherdsville, […]

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Zimmerman Telegram Text Published a Century Ago

Zimmerman Telegram Text Published a Century Ago

| March 1, 2017 | 25 Comments

In February 27, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went in front of Congress regarding the Zimmerman Telegram. The British intercepted it earlier in the year; they later passed this information on to the United States. The above Wikipedia photo is a copy of the raw message sent to the German ambassador in Mexico. The proposal? That […]

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Wednesday morning feel good stories

Wednesday morning feel good stories

| March 1, 2017 | 15 Comments

From Allentown, Pennsylvania; The victim told officers he and two friends had been walking from a diner in the area when two masked men, armed with guns, approached them and demanded money. The victim said as he was getting money from his pockets when one of the men began pistol-whipping him. The victim said he […]

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Defense Secretary James Mattis Plan to Defeat ISIS

Defense Secretary James Mattis Plan to Defeat ISIS

| February 28, 2017 | 60 Comments

As readers here know, our enemies and adversaries are watching our moves, basing their own actions on what we do. They’re emboldened to act against our allies and us all over the world. This is partly based on our falling short of fully engaging against our global threats. One of these threats is a collection […]

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