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Harkin; military should hire the disabled

Harkin; military should hire the disabled

| July 24, 2014 | 14 Comments

That phony Vietnam veteran, Tom Harkin had a brainstorm the other day, according to the Army Times. This generation of legislators have made it possible for gays and transgendered people to serve in the military, women are going to have the same opportunity to give their lives for the country as men, but do you […]

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Where do we get such men?

Where do we get such men?

| July 24, 2014 | 10 Comments

I spoke with Soldier who not long ago completed his second tour in Afghanistan.   I knew him as a teenager who was unsure what direction to take his life. I know him as a man for whom I have the greatest respect and admiration.  I have seen first hand the growth and the pain […]

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3600 prepare for deployment to Afghanistan

3600 prepare for deployment to Afghanistan

| July 24, 2014 | 7 Comments

ROS sends us a link to the round of units deploying to Afghanistan from the Army Times; ? 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky, about 1,000 personnel. ? 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky, about 900 personnel. ? 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, […]

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MT Senator Walsh plagiarized thesis at War College (Update: PTS made him do it)

MT Senator Walsh plagiarized thesis at War College (Update: PTS made him do it)

| July 24, 2014 | 30 Comments

1Sngr sends us a link to Ace of Spades in which Ace explains to us about the career of Democratic Senator John Walsh of Montana, who is a National Guardsman and a veteran of an Iraq deployment, whose political career would be circling the drain if he was a Republican. According to the New York […]

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Cornelius Davis, the stolen valor SGM

Cornelius Davis, the stolen valor SGM

| July 24, 2014 | 27 Comments

WPTV in West Palm Beach says that they’ve talked with Cornelius Davis, the fellow who starred in the viral video last weekend at a funeral when he was cornered by a couple of Marines. Davis continues to claim that he’s a sergeant major and that he’s in the Army. WPTV spoke with the man in […]

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Islamic State: “We’re coming for you, Barack Obama”

Islamic State: “We’re coming for you, Barack Obama”

| July 24, 2014 | 17 Comments

According to the Washington Times, those folks, ISIS or ISIL or the Islamic State, or whatever they’re calling themselves today, have sent a threat to the President that they’re “coming” for him. I hope they’re not taking directions from Dallas Wittgenfeld. He’s been “coming” for me for three or four years, and he’s only “coming” […]

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Thursday feel good story

Thursday feel good story

| July 24, 2014 | 4 Comments

Chief tango sends us our feel good story this morning. It’s from Indianapolis; The homeowner of the house in the 4900 block of Lewiston Drive said he came home to find the house had been ransacked, officials with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said. Police said the homeowner heard noises upstairs, confronted the burglar and […]

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“Oh.  I guess maybe you are setting the right example.”

“Oh. I guess maybe you are setting the right example.”

| July 23, 2014 | 86 Comments

Dave Hardin’s comment here about a LSoS former cook, fake SF, and congressional candidate reminded me of one of the funniest things that I ever saw in the military. So I thought I’d relate it here. At Fort Bragg years ago, the XVIII Airborne Corps at one time had a formal IG Inspection – and […]

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