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Another SECDEF Candidate?

Another SECDEF Candidate?

| November 27, 2014 | 14 Comments

Well, we seem to have a new candidate for SECDEF.  Reportedly the current secretary of DHS, Jeh Johnson, is now on the POTUS’s “short list” for appointment to that position. Yeah, that Jeh Johnson – the same Jeh Johnson who seems to have a problem being particularly truthful when speaking to the press.  And who […]

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Bomb plot in St Louis

Bomb plot in St Louis

| November 27, 2014 | 20 Comments

The St Louis Dispatch reports that the FBI arrested two men who plotted to blow up the Gateway Arch along with a prosecutor and the police chief. They needed more bombs than the FBI sold them, but they had to wait for their funding source to build a bit; Sources close to the investigation were […]

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More Stolen Valor chicanery in Canada

More Stolen Valor chicanery in Canada

| November 27, 2014 | 4 Comments

Someone sent us a link to yet another article from our northern cousins about some Stolen Valor thieves they have busted recently; Police say a member of the military questioned Eric Janssens as he marched at a laying-of-the-wreaths ceremony in Orono on Nov. 9. The soldier became suspicious after Janssens’ answers about his service weren’t […]

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US Tanks to Eastern Europe

US Tanks to Eastern Europe

| November 27, 2014 | 12 Comments

In April, 2013, the last US tanks left Germany for the first time since 1945, but now, the Obama Defense Department, according to AFP, says they’re sending tanks back, tanks, not troops. The armored vehicles will be pre-positioned in Germany, Poland and the Baltic countries; Nearly 50 armored vehicles are already in place and another […]

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A Modern Thanksgiving Tradition – of Sorts

A Modern Thanksgiving Tradition – of Sorts

| November 27, 2014 | 13 Comments

Because of the date of the original incident, this song has become a minor Thanksgiving tradition on many modern radio stations. This should also bring back a few memories for our Vietnam-era readers; hopefully, at this point, the passage of time has made them reasonably mellow ones. Enjoy.   For what it’s worth: the song […]

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Thank You.

Thank You.

| November 27, 2014 | 8 Comments

At different times today most of us will sit down and have a meal with friends and family. Prayer will be said and and many will voice the things they are thankful for. This time last year my son was at sea. I am thankful he will be home and once again surrounded by family. […]

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Thursday morning feel good story

Thursday morning feel good story

| November 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

Chief Tango sends us our Thanksgiving Day feel good story, and it comes from Oregon; Thieves busted into Russell’s back yard on Sandringham Drive Northeast to steal ATV tires three times in the past two days. He estimates the value of the tires between $500 and $1,000 dollars. By the third time the thieves returned, […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

| November 27, 2014 | 56 Comments

Thanksgiving was the only holiday that I could count on being some sort of day off while I was in the Army. For some reason I was always working, on duty, or in the field the rest of the year. Well, I said “some sort of day off” because I was always in the mess […]

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