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Ranger Up: Paying it forward

Ranger Up: Paying it forward

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Actually meant to do a post about this a few weeks ago when it was on Fox, but couldn’t find the link until I looked around this morning. I’ve been lucky that I ran into this guy Nick Palmisciano a few years ago, and we really hit it off.  Like myself he was in the […]

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Afghan mother avenges son’s death; true body stacker

Afghan mother avenges son’s death; true body stacker

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chief Tango sends us a link from Radio Free Europe which tells the story of Rezagul (she goes by one name like Cher) who lost her son in a firefight with the Taliban, so she took out her grief on the attackers, sending at least ten to Allah; “I was so enraged that I took […]

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9800 troops to remain in Afghanistan…oh, and these guys, too

9800 troops to remain in Afghanistan…oh, and these guys, too

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Before ISIS surged in Iraq, the Obama Aministration had told us that they were planning to leave 9800 troops behind in Afghanistan According to Reuters, that number has changed since the Spring; Of the 9,800, some 8,000 had been earmarked for the NATO force and the remainder for a separate anti-terrorism operation. The move to […]

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CPL Lonald D. Skeens – an Update

CPL Lonald D. Skeens – an Update

| November 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

A recent article announced the identification of CPL Lonald D. Skeens, who was lost on 4 September 1950 near Haman, South Korea. CPL Skeens’ remains were recovered in 1951, but could not be identified with that era’s methods.  He was initially interred at the UN Cemetery at Tanggok, South Korea as an unknown.  Subsequently, his remains […]

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Wednesday morning feel good story

Wednesday morning feel good story

| November 26, 2014 | 3 Comments

Today’s feel good story comes from Illinois; Two suspects entered the Calumet City Bakery 154th and State Line Rd around 3:30 pm Tuesday. One suspected walked into the store on his cell phone then signaled to the second suspect who walked in behind him. The first suspect brandished a gun and announced a robbery. The […]

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Prank It Forward helps a veteran

Prank It Forward helps a veteran

| November 25, 2014 | 9 Comments

The folks at Prank It Forward sent us this video of something they did for a veteran, in the form of a prank; Reaching out to share a prank collaboration between Break.com, Extra TV, and Michelle Obama. They teamed up as part of Break.com’s feel-good Prank It FWD campaign to surprise John, an unemployed veteran […]

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WTP?

WTP?

| November 25, 2014 | 16 Comments

The following headline appeared yesterday on an article published one the Gainesville (FL) Sun’s website: Suspect attempts to rape, rob man leaving ATM, Gainesville police say That’s not the odd part – well, maybe it is a bit “odd” for Gainesville, FL, but it’s not the oddest thing about the incident.  The really strange part […]

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An Update on RADM Giardina

An Update on RADM Giardina

| November 25, 2014 | 25 Comments

There’s been some recent news – again – about RADM Timothy M. Giardina. For those who’ve forgotten , RADM Giardina was the former Deputy Commander of STRATCOM who was relieved of duties (and who reverted to RADM rank) after being accused of using altered poker chips at a local casino. “Altered”, as in changed to […]

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