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HR 5172; the POW Accountability Act

HR 5172; the POW Accountability Act

| August 28, 2014 | 3 Comments

We wrote over two years ago about how the Senate tried to get the Veterans’ Affairs Department to bounce their list of POWs off of the list that the Department of Defense POW/MIA Office maintains. Then-Secretary Shinseki responded that they scrubbed their list and found only two liars, and one was already deceased. It look […]

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Kenneth Goldstein; phony JAG lawyer

Kenneth Goldstein; phony JAG lawyer

| August 28, 2014 | 14 Comments

MCPO Ret. In TN sends us a link to the New York Post about 51 year-old Kenneth Goldstein who was a Coast Guard petty officer who represented himself, poorly, as a former JAG officer and a wounded combat veteran in Nassau County courtrooms; Hempstead officials suspected something was wrong when Goldstein showed up in court […]

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Wilfredo Gutierrez; Phony vet arrested

Wilfredo Gutierrez; Phony vet arrested

| August 28, 2014 | 7 Comments

Someone dropped this off on our Facebook page about Wilfredo Gutierrez, a phony vet who was arrested in Houston; Officers say 26-year-old Wilfredo Gutierrez is not a licensed veterinarian, but has been acting as one for the last year. They say he operated a business, making house calls, treating dogs and cats, administering vaccines and, […]

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Fort Lee shooter, another crazed vet

Fort Lee shooter, another crazed vet

| August 28, 2014 | 13 Comments

The other day, we reported on the shooting incident which locked down Fort Lee, VA for about a half hour. We also told you that the shooter was a sergeant first class who shot herself. It turns out that, according to Reuters, her name was Paula Walker, assigned to the 266TH Quartermaster Battalion. For some […]

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Coast Guard fires on Iranian craft

Coast Guard fires on Iranian craft

| August 28, 2014 | 7 Comments

The Associated Press reports that a US Coast Guard crew in the Persian Gulf was forced to fire upon an Iranian vessel in self-defense; Cmdr. Kevin Stephens, a spokesman for the U.S. Navy’s Bahrain-based 5th Fleet, said personnel on a small boat dispatched from the U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat Monomoy fired a single shot […]

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“Cops” videographer killed on location

“Cops” videographer killed on location

| August 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

Yahoo TV reports that a videographer of the long-running “Cops” show was killed by police while they were taping a new show; Initial reports said the TV crew member — now identified by Langley Productions (which produces Cops) as 38-year-old audio technician Bryce Dion — had been critically injured. The news of his death broke […]

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Thursday morning feel good story

Thursday morning feel good story

| August 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Our morning feel good story today comes from Florida where legally blind Melchisedec Williams was a victim of his own nephew’s attempt to harm him after a break in. The nephew cut the power to the victim’s house on the 2900 block of Chipco Street and broke in through a bedroom window, police said. He […]

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What to say to Oscar the Vet

What to say to Oscar the Vet

| August 27, 2014 | 30 Comments

I get tired of bashing the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, but they keep asking for it. From the Stars & Stripes comes the story of a slide presentation to train VA employees on how to deal with veterans seeking help. The slide presentation was entitled “What to Say to Oscar the Grouch – Dealing with […]

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