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Navy Cross for Gunnery Sergeant Richard Jibson

Navy Cross for Gunnery Sergeant Richard Jibson

| April 24, 2014 | 13 Comments

The Army Times reports that Tuesday Marine Gunnery Sergeant Richard Jibson was awarded the Navy Cross at Twenty-nine Palms; On May 28, 2012, Jibson, an infantry adviser with the Georgian Liason Team, Regimental Combat Team 6, was patrolling a village, Mazr Abad Janubi, with 1st Squad, 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company, 23rd Georgian Battalion, and partnered […]

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Taliban wants to release Bergdahl, but….

Taliban wants to release Bergdahl, but….

| April 24, 2014 | 12 Comments

The Associated Press reports that the Taliban is ready to deal in regards to the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the soldiers who has been their prisoner for five years, but they can’t find anyone to deal with to secure his release; Bergdahl’s captors are anxious to release him, according to a defense official and […]

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Phoenix VA; secret list for doctors kills 40

Phoenix VA; secret list for doctors kills 40

| April 24, 2014 | 25 Comments

Several folks have sent us a link to the CNN report about the Phoenix VA’s “secret list” for veterans’ appointments to see doctors. The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months […]

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Ken Willis; phony Vietnam vet politician

Ken Willis; phony Vietnam vet politician

| April 24, 2014 | 27 Comments

Down in Worth County, Georgia, there’s this fellow, Ken Willis who is trying to be on the Board of Commissioners. A few years back, he ran for the office of County Coroner after being a deputy coroner for 5 years. Back then, he campaigned as a Vietnam veteran, according to Scotty; The only problem with […]

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Glenn D. Turner; Army deserters should buckle up

Glenn D. Turner; Army deserters should buckle up

| April 24, 2014 | 20 Comments

ROS sends us a link to the London, Kentucky Echo-Sentinel which report that a routine seat belt traffic stop by Kentucky State Police Officer Duane Foley resulted in the arrest of Glen D. Turner, 32 who had deserted from the Army in 2008; In mid-December of 2008, it was reported that Pvt. Glen D. Turner, […]

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Mark Mayo to be awarded NMCM

Mark Mayo to be awarded NMCM

| April 24, 2014 | 9 Comments

We got news last night that Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark Mayo will be awarded the Navy-Marine Corps Medal for his actions on March 24 which saved the life of at least one fellow sailor when he put himself between gunman Jeffrey Savage and another sailor taking the bullet himself at Naval Station Norfolk aboard the […]

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Army Marksmanship Unit News

Army Marksmanship Unit News

| April 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

The folks at the Army Marksmanship Unit PAO sent us the following press release; RELEASE No. 20140423-01 April 23, 2014 Army Marksmanship Unit Action Shooting team doubles down in Vegas By Michael Molinaro USAMU PAO LAS VEGAS – Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) Action Shooting team won two titles at the 2014 […]

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DOL; Veterans Employment Center

DOL; Veterans Employment Center

| April 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Department of Labor sent us a press release yesterday hoping we’d tell you about the stuff they added to the eBenefits website; At today’s anniversary celebration of Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announced the launch of a new integrated employment tool to connect veterans and service members with employers, […]

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