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CWO4 Mike Durant jumps into Ala. senate race

| October 21, 2021 | 17 Comments
CWO4 Mike Durant jumps into Ala. senate race

Mike Durant, one of the pilots of the downed Black Hawks from the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993, has entered the race for the Republican nomination for US Senate in next year’s mid-term. Durant, who has never held political office, is joining a crowded field currently led by Rep Mo Brooks (R-AL). Durant’s Army career […]

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Soldier charged in Capitol riot was already on FBI radar when he enlisted months ago

| October 16, 2021 | 9 Comments
Soldier charged in Capitol riot was already on FBI radar when he enlisted months ago

There’s a lot to unpack here. Once more the government’s left hand has no idea what its right hand is doing. This guy is under federal investigation, but sails right through an enlistment background check. That’s the first issue. Second, he was in the Guard from 2016-2020 and recently enlisted active duty with a gap […]

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Katie Couric muzzles leftist icon RBG and gets outed by an LTC for pushing fake news

| October 14, 2021 | 25 Comments
Katie Couric muzzles leftist icon RBG and gets outed by an LTC for pushing fake news

In today’s world of news it’s becoming increasingly hard to decipher what’s true or not. Even when a leftist “journalist” interviews and reports on a leftist icon like the Notorious RBG herself. For those who don’t deify Supreme Court justices, that’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg I’m referring to. The so-called journalist is Katie Couric (pictured). Couric […]

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Civil War vet finally being laid to rest with his wife

| October 14, 2021 | 13 Comments
Civil War vet finally being laid to rest with his wife

KoB sends in word on this heartwarming story. The Star Herald reports; Cynthia Vest Kinkead has rested alone beneath a white headstone in her family’s large burial plot near the east entrance to Plattsmouth’s Oak Hill Cemetery ever since her death, in 1910. She’s about to get some company in that lonely patch of grass. […]

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Georgia Vietnam vet reunited with stolen Purple Heart 38 years later

| October 5, 2021 | 9 Comments
Georgia Vietnam vet reunited with stolen Purple Heart 38 years later

WGXA in Georgia is reporting on a Vietnam veteran who had his Purple Heart stolen in 1982 and was recently reunited with it. From WGXA; A Vietnam veteran in Dublin was just reunited with what he called a “long lost family member,” his purple heart medal. “I graduated from high school on a Friday night. […]

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Former Naval Aviator, Lt. Comm sentenced to life in prison for child sex abuse

| September 11, 2021 | 24 Comments
Former Naval Aviator, Lt. Comm sentenced to life in prison for child sex abuse

Retired US Navy Lieutenant Commander Ronald Zenga has been sentenced to life in prison. He was sexually assaulting a “family member” and bragged about it online, which is how this monster got caught. ChipNASA sends this Law and Crime article; A former Navy commander who prosecutors say sexually abused a family member and “invited strangers […]

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Navy hat lady’s FOIA results in

| August 11, 2021 | 42 Comments
Navy hat lady’s FOIA results in

We talked about Trish Burnell last week when she made national news after losing her USS Hunley ballcap on a river tubing excursion. To quickly recap her service claims, she claimed to be a US Navy veteran and to have served aboard submarine tender USS Hunley (AS-31). News articles have claimed she is a Desert […]

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101st ABN D-Day vet to once again jump on his 100th B-day

| August 9, 2021 | 25 Comments
101st ABN D-Day vet to once again jump on his 100th B-day

At age 100 this guy’s got more guts and physical prowess than I do at less than half his age. Coronado Times reports on the magnificent life and coming adventures of Mr. Rice. On his 100th birthday, WWII paratrooper Tom Rice will jump in his hometown of Coronado on the beach front of the historic […]

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