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Franck Gervais sentenced

Franck Gervais sentenced

| August 5, 2015 | 4 Comments

Franck Gervais, a Canadian valor thief we’ve written about before, was sentenced yesterday according to CBC. He attracted a lot of attention at last year’s Remembrance Day festivities on November 11th where he was caught wearing Medal of Bravery, the Special Service Medal with one bar, the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, the NATO Medal for […]

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Wednesday morning feel good story

Wednesday morning feel good story

| August 5, 2015 | 2 Comments

In Mesquite, North Carolina, a convenience store clerk took on a violent criminal with a long history with the police and ended up shooting the fellow with his own gun. Unfortunately the criminal survived and authorities are making long term arrangements for him to live on the taxpayers’ dime. His partners in life-changing are still […]

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Shots fired at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

Shots fired at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

| August 4, 2015 | 50 Comments

So two Jim-Bobs in Mississippi driving a red Ford Ranger with “Broken Arrow” written on the windshield, drove up to Camp Shelby near Hattiesburg, Mississippi and fired off a couple of rounds hitting no one, apparently, according to WDAM. A vehicle matching the description of the two suspects truck was found near New Augusta off […]

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Thoughts on the WaPo-Graham Brouhaha

Thoughts on the WaPo-Graham Brouhaha

| August 4, 2015 | 26 Comments

Jonn recently wrote an article about Senator Lindsey Graham’s military service, and how the WaPo was questioning same. Ever since, there seems to have be a bit of confusion about Senator Lindsey Graham’s military career. In particular, his service has raised a number of questions here – and has garnered a rather large amount of […]

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Brent Henry indicted

Brent Henry indicted

| August 4, 2015 | 29 Comments

We’ve written about Brent Henry several times in the last few months, most recently, last month. Someone dropped off a link today from 13 News Now which reports that he’s been indicted for fraud, when he took Wags For Warriors, in Virginia Beach, for a service dog and also conned them out of some money […]

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Happy 225th birthday, Coast Guard

Happy 225th birthday, Coast Guard

| August 4, 2015 | 16 Comments

Folks are reminding us that the Coast Guard was founded 225 years ago today on August 4th, 1790 when it was the United States Revenue Cutter Service to enforce tariff and trade laws, prevent smuggling, and protect the collection of federal revenue. The service became the Coast Guard on January 28, 1915 and then in […]

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Army opens field artillery jobs to women

Army opens field artillery jobs to women

| August 4, 2015 | 96 Comments

Bobo sends us a link to the Military Times which reports that Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno announced that the Army will open most jobs in the field artillery field of endeavor to female soldiers; With the exception of the 13F military occupational specialty, “we have decided … we are not going to ask […]

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Pendlay goes to court

Pendlay goes to court

| August 4, 2015 | 14 Comments

We first wrote about Bruce Pendlay back in January along with several of our partners. A few days later, the police found him with a gunshot wound in his truck. Pendlay told police that someone “in a dark vehicle” had tried to murder him. Police found the weapon nearby and pieced together that Pendlay had […]

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