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Obama to get update on war against ISIS

Obama to get update on war against ISIS

| July 6, 2015 | 3 Comments

The Associated Press reports that the President, that Obama fellow. is going to make a trip to the Pentagon today to get an update on the war against those bloody murdering fellows in Iraq and Syria who we occasionally call ISIS. Oh, by the way, ten months into the deployment of US troops to the […]

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Michael Linnington; DPAA chief wants closer ties to private groups

Michael Linnington; DPAA chief wants closer ties to private groups

| July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Military Times reports that Michael Linnington, a recently retired Army Lieutenant General who took over the new Defense POW-MIA Accounting Agency DPAA sees value in his agency partnering with non-government agencies and private groups who are searching for missing military personnel like his agency is supposed to find. That makes sense, since they’ve been […]

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John James Lavoie; revisiting the phony Marine

John James Lavoie; revisiting the phony Marine

| July 6, 2015 | 22 Comments

Last month we talked about John James Lavoie, the retired Marine Master Sergeant who claimed to have some valor medals from Vietnam and some schooling that didn’t appear on his FOIA, as you can see in the picture above. So, unsurprisingly, Lavoie has started pushing back against his detractors. He has presented the media with […]

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Horace Appleby gets his Silver Star

Horace Appleby gets his Silver Star

| July 6, 2015 | 7 Comments

On January 6, 1945, Horace Appleby and his unit from Echo Company, 180th Infantry Regiment withdrew under heavy fire from their positions. When they got to cover, Horace noticed that one of his friends was missing, so he plunged back into the heavy fire and guided his friend to relative safety. For his actions that […]

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Monday morning feel good story

Monday morning feel good story

| July 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

In Bradenton, Florida, a serious chickenshit tried to rob a friends house armed with a knife. He pried a window open and climbed in. The homeowner merely confronted him and the little weasel ran off. Sorry, no guns, just courage. The police have been issued a warrant for the man’s arrest. However in New Orleans, […]

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Is it worth it?

Is it worth it?

| July 5, 2015 | 30 Comments

I served 3 tours in Germany, a total just barely short of 9 years. During those years, duty and time permitting my wife, son and I were able to see some of Europe. In 1988 or thereabouts, we booked a tour to Holland’s Tulip festival. A tour of Amsterdam preceded the Tulip Festival. Aside from […]

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Susan Gonzalez and the case for gun ownership

Susan Gonzalez and the case for gun ownership

| July 5, 2015 | 10 Comments

First Coast News tells the story of Susan Gonzalez and her experience 18 years ago when she went to open the door when she thought her son was trying to get in – instead the door was ripped from it’s hinges and two men forced their way in to the house. While she fled her […]

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Michael Warning; steals Humvee

Michael Warning; steals Humvee

| July 5, 2015 | 48 Comments

Chief Tango sends us a link to the story about Michael Warning, reportedly a veteran who stole a Humvee military vehicle from Fort Gordon, Georgia and led police on relatively high speed chase to South Carolina; The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect stole the military vehicle from Barton Field at Fort Gordon, where […]

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