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The Pentagon is eyeing a 500-ship Navy, documents reveal

| September 26, 2020 | 7 Comments
The Pentagon is eyeing a 500-ship Navy, documents reveal

Don’t go getting all excited that we’ll be pulling the Iowa-class out of mothballs again to rain shells the size of sedans down on our enemies. They’re talking 500 ships, a massive increase from the current goal of 355, but smaller ships. SECDEF Esper is even saying “lightly manned” ships that will eventually be unmanned. […]

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Unbelievable

| September 25, 2020 | 26 Comments
Unbelievable

Woman gets her sentence for using strobe lights on Navy jets. It’s unbelievable that she did what she did in the first place, but to drop the jail time is, in  my view, a wrong thing to do. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-navy/2020/09/25/virginia-woman-convicted-of-shining-strobe-light-at-navy-jets/ From the article:  Lou Ella Moore, 64, pleaded guilty Thursday to misdemeanor interference with aircraft operations, WAVY-TV reported. […]

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Valor Friday

| September 25, 2020 | 5 Comments
Valor Friday

I’m going to start a new series about valorous chaplains. My first subject is a name known to many, in particular US Marines. The Grunt Padre himself, Father (Lieutenant) Vincent Capodanno. Capodanno was born in 1929 in Staten Island, NY. He’d go on to graduate high school there and attended college and seminary before becoming […]

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Military services working to remove all identifying information from promotions processes

| September 25, 2020 | 64 Comments
Military services working to remove all identifying information from promotions processes

ninja sends us this article from Stars and Stripes.  Top leaders for each of the Defense Department’s military services are working to remove all personal identifying information from promotions packets, the top U.S. military officer said Thursday. The top uniformed officers and the civilian secretaries of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force have […]

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Daniel Greenwell – Phony SEAL and Fake PH & BSM

| September 23, 2020 | 124 Comments
Daniel Greenwell – Phony SEAL and Fake PH & BSM

The folks at Military Phony sent us their work on Daniel Austin Greenwell.  Greenwell is from New Harmony, Indiana and is 32 year old at the time of this writing – Sept 2020. As you can see from the first photo of him, he wears a Navy SEAL Trident on his Navy uniform.  On Greenwell’s […]

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Navy releases report on USS Roosevelt COVID outbreak

| September 20, 2020 | 21 Comments
Navy releases report on USS Roosevelt COVID outbreak

Well the Navy has released their 1,897 page of CYA material regarding the outbreak of COVID on the Big Stick earlier this year. The event was highly publicized by the carrier’s captain, who was relieved of command for it. The KoB sends that Military.com has “Six big takeaways”; At least one leader regretted stopping in Vietnam. […]

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Wreck of US sub lost in 1943 finally found

| September 17, 2020 | 5 Comments
Wreck of US sub lost in 1943 finally found

The USS Grenadier was a Tambor-class fleet submarine of the US Navy during WWII. The Tambor-class consisted of 12 ships with seven being lost during the war, the highest loss rate for any US submarine class in service during the war. Included in that was Grenadier, which was scuttled after being hit by Japanese bombs. […]

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Navy, Air Force continue search and rescue operations for missing Nimitz sailor

| September 8, 2020 | 12 Comments
Navy, Air Force continue search and rescue operations for missing Nimitz sailor

Over the weekend a sailor has gone missing from the USS Nimitz, deployed to the North Arabian Sea. He/she went missing on Sunday. After scouring the ship and not locating the sailor, a man overboard was called. Since then, Navy and Air Force resources have been engaged in search and rescue ops in the area. […]

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