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Navy SEAL Gets 10 Years for His Role in Green Beret’s Death

| January 26, 2021 | 10 Comments
Navy SEAL Gets 10 Years for His Role in Green Beret’s Death

One of the men involved in the death of US Army Green Beret Staff Sergeant Logan Melgar in Mali. KoB sends this from NBC New York; A U.S. Navy SEAL has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the hazing death of a U.S. Army Green Beret while the men served […]

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Valor Friday

| January 15, 2021 | 7 Comments
Valor Friday

As we explore the most decorated soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines of the post-Vietnam era, the lists become much shorter. There are quite a few people who score the same or very close to each other. For example, most of the Army Medal of Honor recipients in the War on Terror earned the MoH, the […]

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Navy Cross awarded to Chaplain of USS Indianapolis, 75 years after his death

| January 11, 2021 | 7 Comments
Navy Cross awarded to Chaplain of USS Indianapolis, 75 years after his death

USS Indianapolis had just finished delivering top secret components for the “Little Boy” atomic bomb to a South Pacific Army Air Forces base and was steaming back home alone. Minutes after midnight on 30 July, 1945 she was ripped apart by torpedoes from a Japanese sub, sinking in just 12 minutes. Despite the rapidity with […]

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Valor Friday

| January 8, 2021 | 2 Comments
Valor Friday

This is Part II in a continuing series exploring just who is the “Most Decorated”. Part I can be found here from last week. We worked our way up through the Second World War. Things get a bit difficult after that. The Korean War happened just after World War II. Many of those decorated during the […]

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At the pointy end.

| January 7, 2021 | 30 Comments
At the pointy end.

P-8A Poseidon “On Top” Waaaay out there alone, looking for a specific threat or just looking for trouble. AW1 Rod sends. Why China Never Wants to See America’s P-8 Poseidon Flying Nearby Hunting submarines from the air, however, is an airpower-intensive job. by Sebastien Roblin Here’s What You Need to Remember: As trans-Pacific relations assume […]

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Navy SEAL to plead guilty in death of Green Beret

| January 5, 2021 | 22 Comments
Navy SEAL to plead guilty in death of Green Beret

The KoB sends in this breaking news from Military.com; A member of the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6 has accepted a plea agreement in connection with an Army Green Beret’s 2017 death, his lawyer said. Chief Special Warfare Operator Anthony DeDolph, one of four special operators charged in the death of Army Staff Sgt. Logan […]

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Valor Friday

| January 1, 2021 | 19 Comments
Valor Friday

When researching past heroes, it’s common to see a phrase like “most decorated soldier” of a particular war, but what exactly does that mean? It’s largely open to some interpretation. Both the Army and the Air Force have point based systems in place for awards and decorations when it comes time to promote to certain […]

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Those Who Were Lost Are Being Found

| December 24, 2020 | 4 Comments
Those Who Were Lost Are Being Found

USS Grayback, SS208, Naval History and Heritage Command USS Grayback, a World War II submarine, was lost at sea after sinking Japanese freight and transport ships in the western Pacific. She was somewhere off the coast of Okinawa when a Japanese war plane located the sub and dropped a 500-pound bomb on her after deck, […]

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