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San Antonio Army Sergeant Who Sold Stolen Brass To Buy a Food Truck…

San Antonio Army Sergeant Who Sold Stolen Brass To Buy a Food Truck…

| April 24, 2019 | 13 Comments

…Gets Nearly Three Years In Federal Prison. Guillermo Contreras AnotherPat sends us the sad tale of SFC Darryle Robert Bankhead, 57, who was happily augmenting his nest egg with pilfered expended brass casings he sold for scrap. An amazingly bad career move, seems Big Army frowns on such behavior. He did make bank though, right […]

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Midweek Open Thread – Sun Selfie

Midweek Open Thread – Sun Selfie

| April 24, 2019 | 54 Comments

Just as the sun is not red or orange, it’s also not yellow. One way to test that? Look at the moon during a clear, cloudless, night when it’s high in the night sky. It doesn’t appear yellow. The sun actually looks white, but takes on a yellowish hue as it “reaches” a certain angle […]

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So Much For Russia/Trump Collusion, eh?

So Much For Russia/Trump Collusion, eh?

| April 24, 2019 | 7 Comments

I’ve always known that Vlad Putin was a butthead, but he’s been getting frisky for a while. His real interest lies in Venezuela’s oil. We all know that, and it is despite his having the largest shale oil reserves on the planet. But he doesn’t know how to do what we know how to do […]

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News on 2nd Division Marines

News on 2nd Division Marines

| April 24, 2019 | 30 Comments

I read this and could not believe my eyes. https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2019/04/18/lejeunes-2nd-marine-division-mandates-daily-routine-citing-poor-discipline-and-long-hair/ Long hair? On a Marine? How are they supposed to screw their hats on? I always knew that Jarheads were slobs. This just confirms it. The fact that someone – some benighted soul – sent a copy of the notice or letter, or whatever it […]

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AOC – VA not Broken, Provides Top Notch Care

AOC – VA not Broken, Provides Top Notch Care

| April 24, 2019 | 39 Comments

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez references what her parents said with regards to things that aren’t broken… If’ aint broke, don’t fix it. And, according to her, the VA “aint” broke. What’s more? She argues that they’re providing top-notch care. As a whole, that’s debatable. The quality of service is going to depend on the VA hospital and […]

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Brad Aydelette aka  Wee Willy Wannabe the USMC Private

Brad Aydelette aka Wee Willy Wannabe the USMC Private

| April 24, 2019 | 89 Comments

Those wonderful folks at militaryphony.com send us their latest Valor Vulture.   William Bradley Aydelette, who goes primarily by his middle name ‘Brad,’ comes to us from High Point, North Carolina. He grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina. Aydelette is 46 years old as of April 2019. Brad Aydelette Brad Aydelette This is quite an […]

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Wednesday Feel Good Stories

Wednesday Feel Good Stories

| April 24, 2019 | 12 Comments

Stoeger Sheriff: Unicoi County shooting appears to case of self-defense UNICOI COUNTY, Tenn. — The investigation continues but Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said Saturday night’s shooting death appears to be a case of self-defense. Hensley says 49-year-old Larry Junior Morton was shot and killed at a home on Simerly Creek Road. He says evidence […]

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U.S. Soldiers Surrender Weapons at Border

U.S. Soldiers Surrender Weapons at Border

| April 23, 2019 | 26 Comments

The American Military News is reporting that U.S. soldiers surrendered their weapons in an incident at the border. The Department of Defense will be evaluating its rules on military engagement after two U.S. soldiers allowed themselves to be disarmed by Mexican soldiers who crossed into the U.S. A senior defense official told the Washington Examiner […]

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