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Army reviews some Mustangs’ forced separations

Army reviews some Mustangs’ forced separations

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Army reviewed 19,000 commissioned offers for separation to meet goals for their reduction in force. Initially, they only considered the commissioned service which meant many “mustangs”, or officers with enlisted service, were at a disadvantage in that review. The Stars & Stripes reports that the Army has reviewed that practice and as a result […]

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Four more Gitmo students graduate

Four more Gitmo students graduate

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The New York Times reports that while the rest of the country was worried about some movie, the Obama Administration sent four more graduates of Guantanamo University back to Afghanistan, their home country. Remember yesterday when I mentioned that one graduate of the Balad Annex of Gitmo U was released back to Pakistan and he […]

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Sunday morning feel good stories

Sunday morning feel good stories

| December 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

From Chief Tango comes our feel good stories once again. The first is from Indiana, which seems to have an upswing in these stories; IMPD said the call came in at 9:17 p.m., when homeowner said he’s fire shots at two intruders in his home on the 4500 block of Devon Court on Indianapolis’ northeast […]

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Two NYPD cops murdered for revenge

Two NYPD cops murdered for revenge

| December 20, 2014 | 48 Comments

The New York Daily News reports that after posting a message about “putting wings on pigs” on Instagram, Ismaaiyl Brinsley walked out of his apartment building and opened up on a pair of NYPD police officers who were sitting in their patrol car. Brinsley then ran down into the Myrtle-Willoughby Aves. subway station and shot […]

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Paranoia Strikes Deep – An Almost Saturday Silly

Paranoia Strikes Deep – An Almost Saturday Silly

| December 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

“Even paranoids have enemies!” Let me share what the voices in my head are telling me. Our President is heading to Hawaii for the holidays. There are TV ads running about hungry children HERE in the US. Imagine if The President eschewed Hawaii and donated the money he WILL spend to the needy. Our President […]

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Lowell Steward, Tuskegee Airman passes

Lowell Steward, Tuskegee Airman passes

| December 20, 2014 | 13 Comments

ROS passes along the sad news that Lowell Steward, a member of the Tuskegee Airman of World War II aviation fame has passed at the tender age of 95 years old. He joined the Army Air Corps after graduating from Santa Barbara College in 1941. He subsequently trained at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama. […]

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Operation Just Cause 25th Anniversary

Operation Just Cause 25th Anniversary

| December 20, 2014 | 13 Comments

Yup, it’s been a quarter century since we removed Manuel Noriega from Panama so he can sue Activision video game makers for using him in their graphics for the latest Call of Duty game. But there was a cost; ARMY Staff Sgt. Larry Barnard 3/75th Rangers Hallstead, Pa. Pfc. Roy D. Brown Jr. 3/75th Rangers […]

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Kennis Smith; phony Ranger, SF

Kennis Smith; phony Ranger, SF

| December 20, 2014 | 56 Comments

Someone sent us this fellow’s Facebook page. His name is Kennis LaWayne Smith and he claims to be a Ranger and Special Forces qualified. According to his now-defunct LinkedIn page, he tried to use that experience for his private security business; And he looks pretty scowly – that alone proves he’s a Ranger and all-around […]

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