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F1c Howard Hodges Returns

F1c Howard Hodges Returns

| April 14, 2021 | 6 Comments

We first met F1c Hodges last October on Hondo’s Sunday “Return” post, here: https://valorguardians.com/blog/?p=106508. Our Gun Bunny sends the news that he has finally come home. Pearl Harbor hero finally returns, eight decades later A positive DNA test confirmed Fireman First Class Howard Hodges’ identity. His remains returned for internment in his hometown of Washington, […]

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Wednesday FGS

Wednesday FGS

| April 14, 2021 | 6 Comments

1903 Springfield Neighbors shocked after homeowner shoots naked intruder LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – West Virginia State Police say a man who had stripped down to nothing tried to break down someone’s door Monday morning. The man came face-to-face with the homeowner who was armed with a gun and ready to defend his house. As […]

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Portent of Floyd Trial Aftermath II

Portent of Floyd Trial Aftermath II

| April 13, 2021 | 49 Comments

LIVE UPDATES: Minnesota police, rioters clash after Daunte Wright shooting; dozens arrested Police shot and killed Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop Sunday Minnesota authorities arrested about 40 people after rioters and police clashed for a second night in Brooklyn Center, Minn., authorities said during a news conference early Tuesday. Hundreds gathered […]

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USS McFaul’s Skipper: No BUD/S? No Problem

USS McFaul’s Skipper: No BUD/S? No Problem

| April 13, 2021 | 40 Comments

The Commanding Officer of the USS McFaul (DDG-74) – CDR Bobby Rowden – is creating quite a controversy.  The USS McFaul, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, was named for U.S. Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer Donald L. McFaul. McFaul was killed in action during Operation Just Cause – the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama. It seems […]

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Very Pretty, Mr. President. But Can She Lead?

Very Pretty, Mr. President. But Can She Lead?

| April 13, 2021 | 26 Comments

Pinkley Not Impressed Several of our Usual Suspects have sent in articles concerning Joe’s nominee for SecArmy. Christine Wormuth has never served a day in the military, but this is not a prerequisite for the job. According to US Code, “The Secretary shall, to the greatest extent practicable, be appointed from among persons most highly […]

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Johnson & Johnson Covid Vaccine “Paused”

Johnson & Johnson Covid Vaccine “Paused”

| April 13, 2021 | 27 Comments

Federal health agencies called for an immediate pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine on Tuesday morning after six women, who received the vaccine, developed a rare blood clot disorder within two weeks of vaccination. This follows several patients at a mass vaccination site in North Carolina who suffered immediate reactions to […]

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Tanker Tuesday – New Tank Under Testing

Tanker Tuesday – New Tank Under Testing

| April 13, 2021 | 10 Comments

For Tanker Tuesday:  The new German tank for the Bundeswehr The Bundeswehr is testing out its new tank in this video. The Germans decided to ot use the older model in the photo above. I have to add here that the subsidies for Germany’s windfarms ended at the end of the 20-year contract (this year), […]

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Tuesday FGS

Tuesday FGS

| April 13, 2021 | 4 Comments

Krag Jorgensen Rifle Woman shoots man breaking into her Lexington apartment LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – A man is in jail after police said a woman shot an intruder at her home early Tuesday morning. The woman called 911 around 3:30 a.m. and said she shot at a man who was breaking into her apartment in […]

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