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Iraqi air force accidentally kills 8 with errant bomb

Iraqi air force accidentally kills 8 with errant bomb

| July 6, 2015 | 4 Comments

An Iraqi plane had a hung-up bomb that failed to fall on it’s target, but, proving that Murphy is alive and well in Iraq, it fell off of it’s mount over a Baghdad neighborhood killing at least eight people, according to the Washington Post; Iraq has just a handful of functioning fighter jets, which it […]

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“Shelter in place” at Walter Reed

“Shelter in place” at Walter Reed

| July 6, 2015 | 13 Comments

According to local DC news, someone heard a shot fired at the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland (formerly the Bethesda Naval Hospital). According to the local media, there have been no casualties nor has a shooter been seen. I’m thinking that some joe set off a post-July 4th […]

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Robert “Pegleg” Jones in the news

Robert “Pegleg” Jones in the news

| July 6, 2015 | 40 Comments

Back in March, we met Robert Joseph “Pegleg” Jones through our friends at Guardian of Valor. He pretended to be a wounded Army Ranger, when actually he was an entry-level separation after about a month in the Army who actually lost his leg during an accident at his civilian occupation. Well, Top Kone sends us […]

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Obama to get update on war against ISIS

Obama to get update on war against ISIS

| July 6, 2015 | 33 Comments

The Associated Press reports that the President, that Obama fellow. is going to make a trip to the Pentagon today to get an update on the war against those bloody murdering fellows in Iraq and Syria who we occasionally call ISIS. Oh, by the way, ten months into the deployment of US troops to the […]

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Michael Linnington; DPAA chief wants closer ties to private groups

Michael Linnington; DPAA chief wants closer ties to private groups

| July 6, 2015 | 5 Comments

The Military Times reports that Michael Linnington, a recently retired Army Lieutenant General who took over the new Defense POW-MIA Accounting Agency DPAA sees value in his agency partnering with non-government agencies and private groups who are searching for missing military personnel like his agency is supposed to find. That makes sense, since they’ve been […]

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John James Lavoie; revisiting the phony Marine

John James Lavoie; revisiting the phony Marine

| July 6, 2015 | 54 Comments

Last month we talked about John James Lavoie, the retired Marine Master Sergeant who claimed to have some valor medals from Vietnam and some schooling that didn’t appear on his FOIA, as you can see in the picture above. So, unsurprisingly, Lavoie has started pushing back against his detractors. He has presented the media with […]

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Horace Appleby gets his Silver Star

Horace Appleby gets his Silver Star

| July 6, 2015 | 8 Comments

On January 6, 1945, Horace Appleby and his unit from Echo Company, 180th Infantry Regiment withdrew under heavy fire from their positions. When they got to cover, Horace noticed that one of his friends was missing, so he plunged back into the heavy fire and guided his friend to relative safety. For his actions that […]

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Monday morning feel good story

Monday morning feel good story

| July 6, 2015 | 3 Comments

In Bradenton, Florida, a serious chickenshit tried to rob a friends house armed with a knife. He pried a window open and climbed in. The homeowner merely confronted him and the little weasel ran off. Sorry, no guns, just courage. The police have been issued a warrant for the man’s arrest. However in New Orleans, […]

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