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Larry Sims; Part II

Larry Sims; Part II

| August 21, 2014 | 8 Comments

You might remember Larry Sims, a fellow who pretended to be a captain in the 101st Airborne Division with three deployments to the War Against Terror when in actuality he had five weeks in basic training before he was booted back in the 90s. Well, it seemed that he had also embellished his college education, […]

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Happy Birthday, Old Friend

Happy Birthday, Old Friend

| August 21, 2014 | 19 Comments

This Saturday will be an old friend’s 60th birthday. On 23 August 1954, the Lockheed C-130 made its first flight. It’s not the US military aircraft with the longest operational history. That honor goes to the B-52, which first flew on 15 April 1952 and entered operational service on 29 June 1955 (the C-130 entered […]

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More boots on the ground in Iraq

More boots on the ground in Iraq

| August 21, 2014 | 9 Comments

Pinto Nag sends us a link from MSN which announces that the President is considering sending more troops to Iraq; According to a senior U.S. official, the number of additional troops currently under discussion would be fewer than 300, but there has been no final decision yet by Pentagon leaders. Officials said that the forces, […]

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Special forces went to Syria to rescue hostages

Special forces went to Syria to rescue hostages

| August 20, 2014 | 40 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 | 70 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 | 9 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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