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TAH in the news

TAH in the news

| February 28, 2015 | 4 Comments

So, our post yesterday about Chris Kyle and the proposal to enable President Obama to award him a Medal of Honor made the Washington Post and The Hill. The Post quotes us; “There are hundreds of members of the military whose martial biographies are similar, but they don’t have a best selling book and a […]

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Paul Palmer Wickre; can’t sell crazy here

Paul Palmer Wickre; can’t sell crazy here

| February 28, 2015 | 8 Comments

So I made this fun little video last night using Paul Kevin Wickre’s voice mail that he left me between calls to my wife’s cell phone. I guess he’s copping to the murders in Philadelphia the other night. I should probably call the Philly cops and help them solve those crimes. Now, keep in mind […]

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Saturday Morning Feel Good Stories

Saturday Morning Feel Good Stories

| February 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Our first story this morning comes from Florida; According to deputies, four people were sleeping inside of that house–a man, his girlfriend, her 30-year-old son and 14-year-old daughter. The suspect, according to police, managed to get into the fenced-in backyard, burglarized the shed, and then tried to get into the home–that’s when the homeowner woke […]

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Rest in Peace, S’chn T’gai

Rest in Peace, S’chn T’gai

| February 27, 2015 | 56 Comments

Another bit of Americana has passed into history. Leonard Nimoy has died.  He was 83. Nimoy is best known as Spock of Star Trek fame (as if I really needed to tell anyone reading TAH that).  However, he was a talented actor who worked extensively in his chosen profession both before and after that series […]

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Weekend Open Thread

Weekend Open Thread

| February 27, 2015 | 85 Comments

Well, I just did a brutal interview with The Hill, so I’m wiped out and I’m going to take the rest of the day off. So here’s your open thread hosted by Ex-PH2’s picture of a frozen bubbles, you know because it’s so cold in much of the country this weekend.

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Battle of Norfolk; 24 years ago today

Battle of Norfolk; 24 years ago today

| February 27, 2015 | 20 Comments

The Battle of Norfolk was the cousin of the Battle of 73 Easting. Objective Norfolk was just the other side of that invisible line in the sand. Wiki says of that battle; No less than 14 divisions participated in this particular battle. In reality this makes it quite possibly the largest battle of the entire […]

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Andre Shepherd needs to prove war crimes

Andre Shepherd needs to prove war crimes

| February 27, 2015 | 18 Comments

Reuters reports that the fellow who we’ve been keeping an eye on since he deserted back in 2007, Andre Shepherd, must prove to the European Court of Justice that there war crimes committed in Iraq which provoked him to desert from his Army job and his upcoming second deployment as a depot helicopter mechanic. That […]

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Colin Michael Ross; phony Beirut veteran

Colin Michael Ross; phony Beirut veteran

| February 27, 2015 | 45 Comments

Scotty sends his work on the fellow, Colin Michael Ross who was booted from the VFW when he showed them this DD214 and couldn’t produce any evidence that he’d actually earned the Purple Heart (good on them); The National Personnel Records Center says he was a private when he was discharged after 47 months of […]

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