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Airman wins Alaska beauty pageant

Airman wins Alaska beauty pageant

| December 2, 2020 | 13 Comments

She’s an Alaska Air National Guard NCOIC for in-bound cargo, she’s beautiful, and she has huge…reserves of talent. Staff Sergeant McJannet-Bratton, pictured above, won the Miss Alaska Collegiate title recently. Her platform was “Combat boots to high heels” which “underscored her lifelong conviction that women can pursue careers in defense and in science, technology, engineering, […]

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Good Squirrel! Now, Sit!

Good Squirrel! Now, Sit!

| December 2, 2020 | 18 Comments

One idiot to rule them all. One idiot to find them. One idiot to bring them all, And using darkness, blind them. – Paraphrasing Tolkien First of all, put that drink down before you read this. And please do click the link provided, which tells the full story. The ecohippies will be quite happy with […]

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Alabama man arrested for stolen valor after fake POW claims

Alabama man arrested for stolen valor after fake POW claims

| December 2, 2020 | 29 Comments

ninja sends in the good news of the stolen valor arrest of this fella. A Shoals [Alabama] man faces charges after police say he lied about being a prisoner of war so he could get things for free. William Travis Tucker is charged with stolen valor and forgery. He was indicted by a Colbert County […]

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Fake Photo Prompts Australia to Demand Apology from China

Fake Photo Prompts Australia to Demand Apology from China

| December 2, 2020 | 12 Comments

Several media outlets which include the Business Insider are posting a story about an image that Australia claims was fake and put out by China.  The image shows an Australian special forces soldier with a knife the the throat of a small Afghan boy with the caption “Don’t be afraid, we are coming to bring […]

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Daily monolith news

Daily monolith news

| December 2, 2020 | 14 Comments

We don’t know where it came from, but we now know a bit about where it went. New clues have surfaced in the disappearance of a gleaming monolith in Utah that seemed to melt away as mysteriously as it appeared in the red-rock desert — though it’s no longer the only place where a strange […]

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“The Saint Makers”, a new book about the life, sacrifice, and canonization process for Chaplain (Captain) Emil Kapaun

“The Saint Makers”, a new book about the life, sacrifice, and canonization process for Chaplain (Captain) Emil Kapaun

| December 2, 2020 | 2 Comments

I talked about Father Kapaun recently in a Valor Friday piece. The heroic life of service of the Roman Catholic priest who died in a Communist prisoner of war camp during the Korean War is truly an inspiration. KoB came across a podcast interview with the author of The Saint Makers Joe Drape. The source link […]

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Wednesday FGS

Wednesday FGS

| December 2, 2020 | 6 Comments

Beretta M9 Ft. Mill teen tracks down predator who sent explicit video to little sister By: Greg Suskin A Fort Mill teenager is the kind of big brother many would like to have. Luke, who did not want to give his last name, took action when his little sister received an explicit video on Snapchat […]

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Navy will scrap Bonhomme Richard

Navy will scrap Bonhomme Richard

| December 1, 2020 | 36 Comments

USS Bonhomme Richard Ablaze After thorough consideration, the Navy has decided to decommission USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, due to the extensive damage sustained during the July fire. To rebuild and repair the 22-year-old Gator-Freighter would have cost between $2.5 and $3.2 billion, and would have taken up to seven […]

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