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Special forces went to Syria to rescue hostages

Special forces went to Syria to rescue hostages

| August 20, 2014 | 22 Comments

I don’t know what to think of this story from Fox News by way of the Associated Press; Senior Obama administration officials say the U.S. military launched a secret mission earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held captive by militants in Syria but failed to find them. The officials say the American […]

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Kristopher Doody; another phony Marine Scout/Sniper

Kristopher Doody; another phony Marine Scout/Sniper

| August 20, 2014 | 62 Comments

So I guess we’re having another Marine Week here at TAH. Scotty sends us his work on one Kristopher Doody (yeah, I know I read that, too). Kristopher says this is a decent summation of his career as a Marine; 06/97- 05/01 U.S. Marine Corps- During my four years with the Marines I was a […]

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Now, That’s Work Ethic!

Now, That’s Work Ethic!

| August 20, 2014 | 8 Comments

We all know some anecdotal stories about veterans and good work ethic.  But this one might just take the cake. New Jersey veteran, 101, still working same job 73 years later Well done, Mr. Goldman.  Well done. I do have to say I hope I never have to travel through the same town he works […]

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Tech. Sgt. Matthew McKenna earns Silver Star

Tech. Sgt. Matthew McKenna earns Silver Star

| August 20, 2014 | 11 Comments

Stars & Stripes tells the story of Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew McKenna, a combat controller who was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his actions in Afghanistan last year; McKenna and his team found themselves outnumbered with the enemy closing in on their position from higher ground, according to an Air Force statement. McKenna […]

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Such a Simple Concept, Even Conan the Barbarian “Got It”

Such a Simple Concept, Even Conan the Barbarian “Got It”

| August 20, 2014 | 3 Comments

So, why can’t our Federal government figure it out – and fix the problem? Enjoy. (smile)

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BOLO; Melissa Amerman

BOLO; Melissa Amerman

| August 20, 2014 | 46 Comments

This Melissa Amerman woman made the list of folks for whom servicemembers need to be on the look out. Apparently, she made a call from Florida to Arkansas to warn whoever she talked to that she’s on her way to Arkansas to get some medical treatment and if she doesn’t she’s going to kill every […]

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The fix is in on the M4

The fix is in on the M4

| August 20, 2014 | 50 Comments

Rowan Scarborough at the Washington Times writes that the Army abruptly ended tests seeking to select a new main battle rifle when at least one rifle showed signs of outperforming the M4A1; The report also says the Army changed the ammunition midstream to a round “tailored” for the M4A1 rifle. It quoted competing companies as […]

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James Foley, kidnapped journalist beheaded by ISIS?

James Foley, kidnapped journalist beheaded by ISIS?

| August 20, 2014 | 86 Comments

Hondo sends us a link to Fox News in regards to kidnapping and execution of James Foley, a journalist. The video’s authenticity is still being verified by the US government, but ISIS says that he was murdered in retaliation for US airstrikes on ISIS/ISIL/Islamic State forces in Iraq; At the end of the video, an […]

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