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Master Sergeant Matthew A. Garcia saving the world

Master Sergeant Matthew A. Garcia saving the world

| March 30, 2015 | 5 Comments

Chief Tango sends us brief links to the story of Air Force Master Sergeant Matthew A. Garcia who was awarded the Army’s Soldiers Medal for his quick thinking and disregard for his own safety while he rescued two helicopter pilots when their aircraft landed on an IED; While deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, […]

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Thank you to loyal TAH reader Dan Bernath

Thank you to loyal TAH reader Dan Bernath

| March 30, 2015 | 28 Comments

Sure, we’ve said bad things about Dan, but no denying that he turned the other cheek, and then gave me a shit load of money. Here’s me in a hot dog costume with my new jeep. \ He also paid off all my student loans, gave a charitable gift to my church (to be used […]

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Just In Case Ya Missed It…

Just In Case Ya Missed It…

| March 30, 2015 | 3 Comments

Today is a “special” day. Among many it means little, still it matters to some. “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day is Monday” For those who haven’t heard my grumps… I was spit at and called a “baby killer” when I came through SFO in ’69 while in uniform. The first welcome I experienced was in […]

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Monday morning feel good story

Monday morning feel good story

| March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Our feel good story this morning comes from Texas; “When officers arrived, they were told several men had come inside the home to rob them,” stated Garland Police Department Public Information Officer Joe Harn. “During the attempted robbery, shots were exchanged between the robbers and the homeowner.” No injuries were reported for the individuals who […]

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Paranoia Strikes Deep

Paranoia Strikes Deep

| March 29, 2015 | 54 Comments

There’s a story that has been showing up on the web that has some folks in a tizzy. Operation Jade Helm is to get underway in July. Note: I chose this source to link to because it covers the other sources well enough. “Seven Southwestern states will soon be infiltrated by 1,200 military special ops personnel […]

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A Sunday “Walkabout”:  Some Thoughts About Power and Character

A Sunday “Walkabout”: Some Thoughts About Power and Character

| March 29, 2015 | 23 Comments

Jonn lets me do a verbal, off-topic “walkabout” here from time to time. What follows is such a ramble – an off-the-wall thought or two that’s not necessarily directly concerned with one of TAH’s normal topics. Consider yourself forewarned. . . . We’ve all heard Lord Acton’s axiom: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power […]

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Phillip M. Henderson; Vet charged for VA fraud

Phillip M. Henderson; Vet charged for VA fraud

| March 29, 2015 | 14 Comments

The Associated Press reports that Phillip M. Henderson, an Army veteran from Kentucky was charged with VA fraud; An indictment issued Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Charlottesville alleges 50-year-old Army veteran Phillip M. Henderson of Olive Hill, Kentucky, exaggerated his vision loss to receive benefits. The indictment says Henderson fraudulently received about $800,000, […]

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William Earl Cunningham guilty of Marine vet’s murder

William Earl Cunningham guilty of Marine vet’s murder

| March 29, 2015 | 12 Comments

The Army Times brings us up-to-date on the murder trial of William Earl Cunningham, the Vietnam Era jump-qualified carpenter who murdered Marine veteran Nathan Horn in Montana when they disagreed about whether the Army or the Marines were the better service. Police say that the facts of the case didn’t support Cunningham’s version of events […]

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