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The Russians preparing to evacuate Crimea?

| November 22, 2022 | 9 Comments
The Russians preparing to evacuate Crimea?

Earlier this year, the Ukrainian government signaled that it was getting ready to do a major offensive in the south. Ukrainian forces fired rounds into Kherson oblast and surrounding areas. The Russians bolstered their forces in this area at the expense of the other areas they held. They hunkered down for a fight. However, the […]

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Researchers Think They’ve Found the Cause of Gulf War Illness

| May 25, 2022 | 24 Comments
Researchers Think They’ve Found the Cause of Gulf War Illness

Researchers think it’s caused by exposure to the nerve agent sarin. Which is what the vets have been saying for decades now. Thanks to ninja for sending this one in. From Military.com; After nearly 30 years of trying to prove a theory — that an environmental toxin was responsible for sickening roughly 250,000 U.S. troops […]

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Study finds troops sent to exile try suicide more often

| May 2, 2022 | 26 Comments
Study finds troops sent to exile try suicide more often

More work from the desk of Captain Obvious. Jeff LPH 3 sends in this Military Times article; Troops stationed at remote and overseas bases attempted suicide at slightly higher rates but were less often successful compared to the general active-duty military population, according to findings in a new Government Accountability Office report. Nearly 19% of […]

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The death of Specialist Bishop Evans

| April 28, 2022 | 22 Comments
The death of Specialist Bishop Evans

As ninja keeps reminding us, a Texas National Guard soldier tragically gave his life at the Rio Grande this week to save a couple of illegal border crossers. More information has come out now on the death of Specialist Bishop Evans that make it even more tragic. Necessary safety equipment for conducting water rescues was […]

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MCPON tells sailors to lower their standards

| April 26, 2022 | 58 Comments
MCPON tells sailors to lower their standards

We’ve talked about Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith before, a few times, most recently when it was announced he was under investigation for misconduct (which apparently is still ongoing). Smith took over as MCPON when his predecessor abruptly resigned amid his own misconduct accusations. Recently three sailors assigned to the carrier […]

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Old Guard’s horses living (and dying) in their own filth

| April 8, 2022 | 64 Comments
Old Guard’s horses living (and dying) in their own filth

The beautiful horses of the 3rd Infantry Regiment’s (Old Guard) Caisson Platoon serve at Arlington National Cemetery. Their duties there largely involve escorting the remains of American heroes and high ranking military officers and politicians to their eternal rest. Recently two of the horses died within days of each other, causing the Army’s Public Health […]

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Texas hotel to pay damages for refusing service to disabled veteran w/ service dog

| February 21, 2022 | 60 Comments
Texas hotel to pay damages for refusing service to disabled veteran w/ service dog

Poetrooper sends in word on this DOJ settlement with a Killeen, Texas hotel that refuse to allow a disabled veteran and his service dog to stay at the establishment, called the cops when he refused to leave, and then refused to refund his deposit. DOJ press release; U.S. Attorney Ashley C. Hoff of the Western […]

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DoD incompetence or hiding data?

| February 9, 2022 | 21 Comments
DoD incompetence or hiding data?

Poe brings our attention to something that’s been playing out over the last couple weeks. Either the government is attempting to coverup complications from the COVID vaccine or they are stunningly incompetent at keeping track of servicemember’s health data. You decide. Whistleblowers share DOD medical data that blows vaccine safety debate wide open Data, transparency, […]

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