Someone dropped off a link in one of our posts today that announced the passing of the winner of our Phony Soldier Tournament, the fellow whom I named General Ballduster McSoulpatch. Even the Army Times like the name.
I remember when we first met, in a picture that the folks at POW Network sent me one Saturday and I distributed the photo to the MilBlog community and we started our first pitchfork brigade search for him. It was the first time that I realized the reach that TAH had when a member of the Houston gay community dropped a dime on him.
Apparently, he passed just a few months before the tournament, so it’s sad that he never knew how much we really thought of him. But here’s the obit;
Updated for the doubters who think he faked his death, too. Thanks to billo at Blackfive for the links for the final research we have to do on this ass-munch;