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Meet Viole(n)t Grace TSO

Meet Viole(n)t Grace TSO

| July 1, 2015 | 31 Comments

Going to take a point of person privilege here and introduce you to Violet Grace Seavey.  I met my wife blogging here and at The Sniper, and I even proposed to my wife on this blog.  (You can read it here if you never saw it.)  It took us 58 months to have our daughter, […]

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Lieutenant General Robert B. Neller nominated for Commandant of Marine Corps

Lieutenant General Robert B. Neller nominated for Commandant of Marine Corps

| July 1, 2015 | 10 Comments

According to the Washington Post, Lieutenant General Robert B. Neller has been nominated by the Secretary of Defense to be the Commandant of the Marine Corps today; Neller is known as a no-nonsense leader and a student of military history. He served for the past year as the commander of Marine Corps Forces Command in […]

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Curtis Jackson saving the world

Curtis Jackson saving the world

| July 1, 2015 | 13 Comments

Chief Tango sends us a link to the story of Curtis Jackson, a sanitation worker and former Marine who thwarted a convenience store robbery; “I noticed a gentleman with his hand, at first; I didn’t know what it was. I saw him just like this pointing what appeared to be a weapon at the cashier. […]

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VA to vet: We’re not taking new patients

VA to vet: We’re not taking new patients

| July 1, 2015 | 22 Comments

The Military Times tells the story of Iraq war veteran Chris Dorsey who sought to find treatment for his PTS symptoms and went from one unresponsive clinic to another in Oakwood, Georgia. He was told by the receptionist that “We’re not accepting any new patients — not this clinic.” You know, that’s a perfectly good […]

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Richard Griffin, VA OIG steps down

Richard Griffin, VA OIG steps down

| July 1, 2015 | 15 Comments

Bobo sends us a link to the Military Times which reports that Richard Griffin, the Inspector General of the Veterans’ Affairs Department has announced that he he is resigning. I wonder who will notice that he’s gone. Griffin’s job was to uncover fraud waste and abuse in the department, but the media and whistleblowers have […]

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Johannes St Clair De Guise; phony US General in Canada

Johannes St Clair De Guise; phony US General in Canada

| July 1, 2015 | 57 Comments

Apparently, we’re gaining some reputation in the northern provinces. Someone sent us this fellow, Johannes St Clair De Guise of Winnipeg, who claims that he’s a US Special Forces Major General. Well, first of all, he’s not listed in the flag officer registry, at least by that name. He’s really a pornographer who lured in […]

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Welcome, Viole(n)t Seavey

Welcome, Viole(n)t Seavey

| July 1, 2015 | 40 Comments

In case you’re wondering, Miss Violet came into the world early this morning. Mom spent about 20 hours in labor and she’s resting comfortably. Dad was there and live blogged the whole labor process. Violet is resting in the arms of her father today.

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Wednesday morning feel good story

Wednesday morning feel good story

| July 1, 2015 | 16 Comments

In El Cajon, California, three young gentlemen visited their friend to inquire about the lateness of his debt to them. Of course, they felt a need to force their way into his home and to bring their firearm, you know because of their peaceful intentions. The homeowner responded with the Vice Presidential method, a shotgun. […]

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