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Teen assaults elderly Army veteran, steals his car

| April 18, 2024 | 32 Comments
Teen assaults elderly Army veteran, steals his car

Ernie Aimone, 81, had just delivered pizza to one of his employer’s customers. On his way back to his car, a kid rushed towards him while demanding the keys. The kid wasn’t alone. One of those that closed in against Aimone punched him in the face. Aimone fell down and played dead. The perpetrators took […]

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USAR major defrauds Gold Star families out of millions

| April 18, 2024 | 56 Comments
USAR major defrauds Gold Star families out of millions

This is the lowest of the low. Caz Craffy, a US Army Reserve major apparently, has plead guilty to using his position as a financial advisor to Gold Star families to bilk them out of millions. Army Times story: An Army Reserve major pleaded guilty to using his position as an Army financial counselor to […]

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Marines at Trump resort did not violate military rules

| April 16, 2024 | 23 Comments
Marines at Trump resort did not violate military rules

Photos of Marines at Mar-a-Lago circulated on the internet. Concerns were raised that these Marines were at a political event, a violation of Military regulations against politicking in uniform. However, the Marines clarified that the presence of service members at this estate was for an approved event supporting a fundraiser that was open to the […]

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WaPo hit job on former SEAL

| April 16, 2024 | 42 Comments
WaPo hit job on former SEAL

The Washington Post may have outdone itself. There is a Republican former Navy SEAL name of Tim Sheehy who is running against Democrat Jon Tester for one of Montana’s Senate seats. Tester is the sole Democrat holding a state-wide office in Montana. Sheehy, who purportedly the first midshipmen to graduate from Ranger training Candidate site  […]

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American veteran flees to Russia and joins their army

| April 12, 2024 | 34 Comments
American veteran flees to Russia and joins their army

Wilmer Puello-Mota, A U.S. Air Force veteran and former elected official, was supposed to show up in court. He reached an agreement to plead guilty to charges related to having an image of a 17-year-old girl on his phone. In exchange, he would be sentenced to 18 months in prison. However, he did not show […]

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Texas National Guard Soldier arrested for attempting to smuggle illegal alien

| April 5, 2024 | 18 Comments
Texas National Guard Soldier arrested for attempting to smuggle illegal alien

Savion Amari Donovan Johnson, 26, was deployed to Eagle Pass for Operation Lone Star. However, instead of strictly doing his part to assist with controlling illegal immigration across the border, he “went to the dark side.” He apparently was promised $5,000 or $6,000 for the smuggle operation. He used a government vehicle for the task. […]

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Valor Friday

| March 29, 2024 | 10 Comments
Valor Friday

Most of us can remember what it was like to be a young adult and in service to our country. For Jeff Brereton, he served in the RAF during WWII. As an aircraft mechanic, he worked on Hawker Hurricanes. One of the aircraft he worked on during the Blitz was a Mk I Hurricane. On […]

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Veteran charged for strangling his roommate to death at a VA medical center

| March 23, 2024 | 29 Comments
Veteran charged for strangling his roommate to death at a VA medical center

Christopher Schweikart murdered another veteran at the acute mental health unit at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. This medical center is located at Riviera Beach, Florida. Schweikart admitted, to a nurse, to killing the other veteran including how he did it. He also informed the nurse that he wanted to die. Federal VA agents arrived […]

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