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CPO Justin A. Wilson awarded the Navy Cross

CPO Justin A. Wilson awarded the Navy Cross

| November 26, 2014 | 18 Comments

Chief Petty Officer Justin A. Wilson, a corpsman with the 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command was awarded the Navy Cross yesterday at Camp Pendleton. CPO Wilson is the first sailor in MARSOC’s history to be awarded the Navy Cross, according to DVIDS; Wilson, who was born in Beloit, […]

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Michèle Flournoy takes a powder

Michèle Flournoy takes a powder

| November 26, 2014 | 25 Comments

I know I predicted that Michèle Flournoy would be the next Secretary of Defense, but the Washington Post says that she took her name out of the running, because anyone with a measure of common sense doesn’t want to get their fingerprints on that train wreck; Flournoy, who co-founded the Center for a New American […]

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ISIS pledges support for Ferguson criminals

ISIS pledges support for Ferguson criminals

| November 26, 2014 | 16 Comments

Accept islam & give bayah to abu bakr al baghdadi & then we will send u soldiers that dont sleep ! – #IS #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/kjJk6aCg8h — AbuHussainAlBritani (@AbuHussain104) November 25, 2014 So, ISIS sent this in support of the Ferguson rioters. All they have to do is convert en masse to Islam and ISIS will […]

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Neo-Nazi’s Internet threats earns him 17 years of incarceration

Neo-Nazi’s Internet threats earns him 17 years of incarceration

| November 26, 2014 | 21 Comments

Someone dropped off a link on our Facebook page about this Neo-Nazi fellow by the name of Bill White who earned himself 17-and-a-half years in prison for his internet death threats to a former Federal prosecutor and an FBI agent. The U.S. Attorney’s Office reports that a federal judge in Orlando sentenced 38-year-old William White […]

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About Those “9,800” US Troops Staying in Afghanistan Next Year . . . .

About Those “9,800” US Troops Staying in Afghanistan Next Year . . . .

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jonn wrote earlier today about US troops remaining in Afghanistan after the end of this year. Specifically, the word was we’re leaving “nearly 10,000” troops (9,800, specifically) there after the end of this year – 8,000 to support the NATO mission, with the rest dedicated to antiterrorism and/or other actions. But it turns out that […]

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Command Sergeant Major Wardell Turner killed in Afghanistan

Command Sergeant Major Wardell Turner killed in Afghanistan

| November 26, 2014 | 14 Comments

Command Sergeant Major Wardell Turner was killed by an IED that was hidden in a median along a convoy route in eastern Kabul. CSM Turner was the senior enlisted advisor of Combined Security Transition Command–Afghanistan (CSTC-A) in Kabul. From the Army Times; Turner graduated from Bennett High School in 1984 and was a member of […]

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Jonathan Michael Campbell; that phony in your school to get treatment

Jonathan Michael Campbell; that phony in your school to get treatment

| November 26, 2014 | 5 Comments

That Jonathan Michael Campbell, the fellow who pretended to be a soldier while wearing an Air Force uniform and wanted to talk to students in a Pennsylvania school about Veterans’ Day will likely receive probation and mental health treatment according to prosecutors says the Associated Press; Campbell declined comment after Monday’s court appearance. His public […]

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Ranger Up: Paying it forward

Ranger Up: Paying it forward

| November 26, 2014 | 8 Comments

Actually meant to do a post about this a few weeks ago when it was on Fox, but couldn’t find the link until I looked around this morning. I’ve been lucky that I ran into this guy Nick Palmisciano a few years ago, and we really hit it off.  Like myself he was in the […]

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