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Totally legit; Major Sergeant Major

Totally legit; Major Sergeant Major

| April 20, 2014 | 17 Comments

Our friend Chris Hernandez posted the above picture on his blog the other day about this fellow who said his name is “Dan” despite what the name tag says. The story from Chris goes like this; If you’re thinking, “That’s one badass Major Sergeant Major Special Forces Desert Storm veteran Physical Training Master,” you’re right! […]

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RIP, John Houbolt

RIP, John Houbolt

| April 20, 2014 | 9 Comments

John Houbolt, former employee of NASA, died a few days ago.  He was 95. Most Americans do not have a clue as to who he was.  Frankly, until today I didn’t either. That’s a shame.  Because Houbolt is arguably the individual most responsible for the US moon landing on July 20, 1969. During the early […]

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Mohammed Pedro Whitaker held in KCMO highway shootings

Mohammed Pedro Whitaker held in KCMO highway shootings

| April 20, 2014 | 22 Comments

So this dude by the name of Mohammed Pedro Whitaker was arrested the other day and he’s facing 18 counts related to at least nine incidents of shooting at other drivers from his car, according to CNN; Probable cause statements show police connected the shootings through .380 bullets found in the vehicles. Starting in early […]

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Irving Rice; totally legit

Irving Rice; totally legit

| April 20, 2014 | 28 Comments

AverageNCO sends us this article that was published in the Uniontown, Pennsylvania Herald-Standard about this totally legit and awesome Irving Rice who was a mechanic in the Air Force in Vietnam. Rice wasn’t your average Air Force mechanic, though, according to the reporter. His tour of Vietnam was jam-packed with action and high adventure; Not […]

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Boots on the ground in Poland

Boots on the ground in Poland

| April 20, 2014 | 11 Comments

ROS sends us a link from the Washington Post which reports that this week, Poland and the US will announce the deployment of US troops to Poland in response to Russia’s movements in the Ukraine. But the defense minister also said that any immediate NATO response to Russian aggression in Ukraine, while important, matter less […]

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Air Force PJs saving the world

Air Force PJs saving the world

| April 20, 2014 | 5 Comments

Eggs sends us a link to af.mil which reports the story of several Air Force pararescuemen who were staffing a display at Davis-Monathan Air Force Base’s Thunder and Lightning over Arizona Open House when they had to leap into action to rescue a fellow who was there for the show; “We were all working the […]

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Sunday morning feel good story

Sunday morning feel good story

| April 20, 2014 | 5 Comments

This Easter Day feel good story comes from Columbus, Ohio, where a homeowner confronted a burglar; The break-in and shooting happened after 10:00 PM at a home on Carrigallen Lane near Londonderry Avenue. Neighbors say shortly after the homeowner opened fire, several neighbors including the homeowner came to suspected burglar’s aid. The homeowner called 911. […]

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Vet cheats vets

Vet cheats vets

| April 19, 2014 | 25 Comments

An Army reservist, Birdie Anderson, was able to scam the VA, and thus the rest of us, out of more than $364,000, according to The Tennessean; Birdie Anderson, 55, received a $80,600 grant from the VA in April 2007 in conjunction with a program to house homeless military veterans. Anderson used the grant to buy […]

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