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RIP, SFC Jonn Lilyea  (Pinned as first post)

RIP, SFC Jonn Lilyea (Pinned as first post)

| July 27, 2018 | 412 Comments

Well, we all end the Land Nav course of life someday, and for Jonn, that day was yesterday. He had a heart attack and passed away at the hospital. All men die, not all men truly live. Jonn did though, Lord knows Jonn did. Wish I knew something to say to help with the pain, […]

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Anger Management Works If Done Properly

Anger Management Works If Done Properly

| August 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

N.B.: Someone passed this story on to me some time ago, and I thought I would relay it to you now. If you’ve heard it before, even better. I ran across it while cleaning out my files, dumping unneeded stuff, and when I read it, I thought of Mikey Whinestein… and I started laughing all […]

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Is the U.S. Army Near Becoming Obsolete?

Is the U.S. Army Near Becoming Obsolete?

| August 19, 2018 | 15 Comments

  The U.S. Army once was superior to every potential adversary in terms of combat power, what it called overmatch. This is no longer entirely true. In the future battlefields, the Army will face enemies that will be extremely lethal, more numerous, fighting on home turf and able to exploit the advantage of getting in […]

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Army Specialist Granted Citizenship

Army Specialist Granted Citizenship

| August 19, 2018 | 8 Comments

A South Korean-born U.S. Army specialist who sued after the military moved to discharge her has been granted citizenship, her attorneys said Friday. Yea Ji Sea, 29, had filed a lawsuit last month demanding a response to her citizenship application. She came to the country as a child on a visitor visa and held other visas before enlisting […]

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Another Four Are Home

Another Four Are Home

| August 19, 2018 | 15 Comments

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II PFC Morris R. Worrell, US Army, assigned to F Company, 2nd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, was lost in the Philippines on 27 September 1942. He was accounted for on 16 August 2018. ACOM Otis E. Ingram, US Navy, assigned to […]

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Sunday morning feel good stories

Sunday morning feel good stories

| August 19, 2018 | 4 Comments

From FALLBROOK, Calif. (KGTV) — Bar patrons foiled a robbery Saturday by rushing the accused gunman and holding him until deputies arrived. Patrons at the Red Eye Saloon at 1448 South Mission Rd. in Fallbrook were in the bar’s parking lot around 2 a.m. when a man pulled a gun on them and demanded their wallets and […]

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Trump is rolling back restraints on US cyberwarfare

Trump is rolling back restraints on US cyberwarfare

| August 18, 2018 | 13 Comments

Wall Street Journal Link President Donald Trump has removed restraints on how and when the US can launch cyberattacks on its adversaries — and it could make attacks on other countries more likely. Trump signed an order earlier this week overturning a series of Obama-era rules, which defined a lengthy process of inter-agency approval before […]

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U.S. Navy Wreckage from WWII Discovered Off Coast of Alaska

U.S. Navy Wreckage from WWII Discovered Off Coast of Alaska

| August 18, 2018 | 11 Comments

Popular Mechanics reports wreckage from a U.S. Navy destroyer badly damaged by a sea mine was discovered last month by a government-funded scientific team. USS Abner Read nearly sank during the Aleutians campaign in World War II, as US and Allied forces fought to eject Japanese troops occupying the remote islands of Attu and Kiska. […]

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Coast Guard for the Save

Coast Guard for the Save

| August 18, 2018 | 13 Comments

The Navy Times reports the Coast Guard rescued three boaters found clinging to the hull of their capsized 24-foot vessel off Texas. All three men were unharmed in Monday afternoon’s incident shortly after leaving Galveston. Officials received a mayday call from a man saying his recreational boat was taking on water near the Galveston jetties. […]

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