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Congress allows the VA to dip into Vet Choice money

Congress allows the VA to dip into Vet Choice money

| July 31, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs threatened to start closing medical facilities if Congress wouldn’t allow them to take money out of the Veterans’ Choice Program, you know, that program that is less than a year old and was supposed to relieve pressure from an over-booked healthcare system. So, Congress folded like Kmart lawnchairs. “While I […]

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Todd Patrick Golding and his phony Marine career

Todd Patrick Golding and his phony Marine career

| July 31, 2015 | 15 Comments

The folks at Military Phonies send us their extraordinary work on this Todd Patrick Golding fellow who has been loving this whole anonymity of the internet thing. He claims that he retired as a WO5 in Marine Corps and he’s been trolling a bunch of discussion forums related to military service using the screen name […]

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Friday morning feel good stories

Friday morning feel good stories

| July 31, 2015 | 5 Comments

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 | 55 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 | 102 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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