Latest News

Lowell Steward, Tuskegee Airman passes

Lowell Steward, Tuskegee Airman passes

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

ROS passes along the sad news that Lowell Steward, a member of the Tuskegee Airman of World War II aviation fame has passed at the tender age of 95 years old. He joined the Army Air Corps after graduating from Santa Barbara College in 1941. He subsequently trained at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama. […]

Continue Reading

Operation Just Cause 25th Anniversary

Operation Just Cause 25th Anniversary

| December 20, 2014 | 7 Comments

Yup, it’s been a quarter century since we removed Manuel Noriega from Panama so he can sue Activision video game makers for using him in their graphics for the latest Call of Duty game. But there was a cost; ARMY Staff Sgt. Larry Barnard 3/75th Rangers Hallstead, Pa. Pfc. Roy D. Brown Jr. 3/75th Rangers […]

Continue Reading

Kennis Smith; phony Ranger, SF

Kennis Smith; phony Ranger, SF

| December 20, 2014 | 36 Comments

Someone sent us this fellow’s Facebook page. His name is Kennis LaWayne Smith and he claims to be a Ranger and Special Forces qualified. According to his now-defunct LinkedIn page, he tried to use that experience for his private security business; And he looks pretty scowly – that alone proves he’s a Ranger and all-around […]

Continue Reading

Pentagon: move retirees to Obamacare

Pentagon: move retirees to Obamacare

| December 20, 2014 | 8 Comments

Yeah, who didn’t see this coming; budget experts at the Pentagon say that the Department of Defense could save butt loads of money if they forced military retirees into Obamacare. We know that, but it’s not keeping faith with veterans who fulfilled their obligations depending on the government to keep their end up. From the […]

Continue Reading

Pakistan kills 77 Taliban in retribution for school massacre

Pakistan kills 77 Taliban in retribution for school massacre

| December 20, 2014 | 4 Comments

Pakistan blames Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), one of the local Taliban bands, for the killing of nearly 150 folks, mostly students, earlier this week. So they went and killed bunch of those fellows yesterday in the northwestern tribal areas near Afghanistan, according to Stars & Stripes; The [Pakistani] military said its ground forces late Thursday killed […]

Continue Reading

Seven Return

Seven Return

| December 20, 2014 | 6 Comments

DPMO has announced the identification of an additional seven US MIAs from the Korean War. • SFC Earl E. Hilgenberg, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, US Army, was lost 2 November 1950 in North Korea. He was accounted for 17 November 2014. • PFC Anthony Massey, Jr., C Company, 24th Infantry […]

Continue Reading

Saturday morning feel good stories

Saturday morning feel good stories

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once again Chief Tango sends us our feel good stories to kick off your weekend. The first is from Colorado; The two men had agreed to meet for the computer sale in a parking lot near Evans and Broadway at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police say Earl May, Jr., 28, tried to pay with counterfeit cash […]

Continue Reading

I believe…

I believe…

| December 20, 2014 | 3 Comments

I believe in Father Christmas. A few years ago, I realized that if a man is lucky he will go through the three stages of Santa Claus.  I have been fortunate in my life, I have hit each stage and am a better man for it. For those of you that don’t know what those […]

Continue Reading