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Paul D. Husen meets Don Shipley

Paul D. Husen meets Don Shipley

| July 27, 2014 | 36 Comments

Don gets this Paul Husen in a three-way phone call to catch him making his claims to a prospective employer. Retired Navy SEAL Senior Chief Don Shipley BUSTS Paul David Husen of Los Angeles. Paul is a Nurse who Doctors his DD-214 to show he was a highly decorated Vietnam Navy SEAL Lieutenant and he […]

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Rodolfo “Rudy” Hernandez to be featured on a stamp

Rodolfo “Rudy” Hernandez to be featured on a stamp

| July 27, 2014 | 10 Comments

Most of you probably know the story of Rodolfo “Rudy” Hernandez, in fact we wrote about him a month or so ago when the Airborne & Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, NC unveiled a diorama of his Medal of Honor moment when he killed 6 of the enemy eye-to-eye in Korea in May 1951. Well […]

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Recruiting and Retention hard for the Reserves

Recruiting and Retention hard for the Reserves

| July 27, 2014 | 21 Comments

OK, everyone who reads TAH and is surprised by that headline, go back to grade school and work on your reading comprehension. From Army.mil; All the time, people tell Lt. Gen. Jeffery W. Talley how the recent drop in force structure end strengths must mean that recruiting and retention must no longer be a problem, […]

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Afghan teen murders three unarmed Marines, gets 7 years in jail

Afghan teen murders three unarmed Marines, gets 7 years in jail

| July 27, 2014 | 16 Comments

Ainuddin Khudairaham was 17 years old when, as a aide to a local police chief in Kandahar, he stole a rifle and murdered three US Marines while they were working out in a gym (a gun-free zone) about two years ago. So he goes to trial, the Afghan courts try him as a juvenile and […]

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Marines to Libya

Marines to Libya

| July 27, 2014 | 18 Comments

The caption to the above photo from DVIDS; A quick reaction force with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response prepares to depart Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, in support of a military assisted departure from the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, July 26, 2014. The Department of State, in coordination with the U.S. […]

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DC gun ban on carrying weapons falls

DC gun ban on carrying weapons falls

| July 27, 2014 | 24 Comments

So this happened this weekend in Palmer v. DC; IV. CONCLUSION Having reviewed the parties’ submissions and the applicable law, and for the above-stated reasons, the Court hereby GRANTS Plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment and DENIES Defendants’ cross-motion for summary judgment; and the Court further ORDERS that Defendants, their officers, agents, servants, employees and all […]

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Real Warriors and PTSD

Real Warriors and PTSD

| July 26, 2014 | 5 Comments

Post by PTSD Project. Chances are a child in the United States under the age of 17 does not remember our military never being at war. They do not know what it’s like to meet a loved one at the gate of an airport. Yellow ribbons are common place. Troops are always deploying or coming […]

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John Marcus Alberti; The phony Seal that time forgot

John Marcus Alberti; The phony Seal that time forgot

| July 26, 2014 | 46 Comments

Mary and Don Shipley send us the story in Auburn (Washington State) Reporter about the sad death of John Marcus Alberti who died alone in the hospital in April. Two of his friends went digging for information about his life and somewhere they found his military “records”; After reading through his record they discovered that […]

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