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Meet CSM Homero Garza

Meet CSM Homero Garza

| September 3, 2015 | 8 Comments

Someone sent us a link to the Killeen Daily Herald about this fellow, Homero Garza who lives in the vicinity of Fort Hood, Texas. His story did sound too good to be true at first. He claims that he was in the Korean War and then went on to Vietnam. That he had two Silver […]

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Thursday morning feel good stories

Thursday morning feel good stories

| September 3, 2015 | 3 Comments

We start out in Phoenix, Arizona this morning where a homeowner called police to tell them that he was holding “a stranger” in his home at gunpoint. Sometime after the phone call, the “stranger” attempted to harm the homeowner who ventilated the “stranger” and he was taken to the hospital with some non-life-threatening injuries. In […]

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SGT Atting Eminue murdered while helping the homeless

SGT Atting Eminue murdered while helping the homeless

| September 2, 2015 | 23 Comments

From Atlanta, Georgia comes the sad story of 3-time Afghanistan veteran and Nigerian immigrant active duty Sergeant Atting Eminue who was murdered in downtown Atlanta while he was helping to give shoes to homeless people there; Atlanta Police say Eminue was walking with a friend to his car early Sunday morning and was shot near […]

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19-year-old shoots himself while taking selfie

19-year-old shoots himself while taking selfie

| September 2, 2015 | 67 Comments

Bobo sends us a link from Houston, Texas where 19-year-old father of two Deleon Alonso Smith shot himself in the throat with a handgun that he and his cousin “found” earlier in the day. Smith was taking a “selfie” at the time of his negligent discharge, and he thought the gun wasn’t loaded. In the […]

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Got Anthrax?

Got Anthrax?

| September 2, 2015 | 27 Comments

David sends us a link to Military.com which reports that the feckless boobs at the Army’s Dugway Proving Grounds in Utah sent samples of live anthrax to 194 labs in all 50 states (and the ancillary protectorates and the District of Columbia); The number of countries that received live anthrax went up from seven to […]

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McDonald blames Congress for VA’s failures

McDonald blames Congress for VA’s failures

| September 2, 2015 | 35 Comments

Department of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald spoke to the American Legion convention yesterday and according to the Military Times, he blamed Congress for the Department’s dysfunctional operations; [McDonald] pushed back against the idea that VA’s problems are beyond repair, and also refuted recent suggestions from politicians about dismantling the $160 billion-plus agency. “Some people […]

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Air Force wants a Medal of Honor recipient

Air Force wants a Medal of Honor recipient

| September 2, 2015 | 57 Comments

The Washington Post reports that the Air Force, which hasn’t had a Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War has begun a review process of their recent seven Air Force Cross recipients in order to get one of the medals upgraded to a Medal of Honor. The potential award comes after Air Force Secretary […]

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Gun violence up in over-regulated cities

Gun violence up in over-regulated cities

| September 2, 2015 | 30 Comments

It seems that gun violence has moved into heavily regulated cities and away from lawful gun owners. In the nation’s capital, at this time last year there had been 73 homicides, as of September 1st, there had been 105, a 43.8% change. In Baltimore, last year had seen 144, but this year there have been […]

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