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Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro

| July 4, 2020 | 24 Comments
Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro

Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro, an Air Force SO Combat Controller (CCT), was grievously injured in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan. The results of the attack were third-degree burns over 80 percent of his body and a 15 percent chance to live. This was plainly unacceptable to “DT” […]

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Russian Unit Placed Bounties on US Troops in Afghanistan

| June 28, 2020 | 46 Comments
Russian Unit Placed Bounties on US Troops in Afghanistan

According to US intelligence, a Russian unit placed bounties on heads in Afghanistan. Included among the targets were American service members. There’s speculation that the Russians wanted to get even for a failed attack in Syria against a US outpost. Some suggest that the Russians are trying to undermine our efforts in Afghanistan to keep […]

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Taliban Assures the West Regarding Threats from Afghanistan

| June 23, 2020 | 19 Comments
Taliban Assures the West Regarding Threats from Afghanistan

The Taliban is saying that Afghanistan would not be used to launch attacks against other nations. Troops in Afghanistan have been cut to 8,600 per the deal made with the insurgents. If conditions for withdrawal are met next year, those 8,600 would also be pulled out. The U.S. side is more interested in actions than […]

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Mike Swanson – Phony Purple Heart Recipient

| June 4, 2020 | 169 Comments
Mike Swanson – Phony Purple Heart Recipient

The folks at MilitaryPhony send us their work on James Michael “Doc” Swanson.  He usually goes by “Mike.”  Swanson claims on his Together We Served (TWS) profile that he was an HM1 (E-6).   A couple of other side notes on Swanson’s TWS profile: 1) LENGTH OF SERVICE – Swanson has three service stripes displayed […]

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Former British Royal Marine ­Commando Faces “The Sack” over Wearing Fake Medals

| June 1, 2020 | 23 Comments
Former British Royal Marine ­Commando Faces “The Sack” over Wearing Fake Medals

The DailyMailCo.UK posts that a former British Royal Commando was caught wearing fake Iraq and Afghanistan war medals to an awards ceremony. Senior officer at nuclear police force faces the sack after being accused of wearing fake Iraq and Afghanistan war medals to awards ceremony The chief gun officer at the Civil Nuclear Constabulary could be […]

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Two Heads of State in Afghanistan

| May 18, 2020 | 13 Comments
Two Heads of State in Afghanistan

Politics at work in Afghanistan have two rivals candidates who each claim to be president. They have, however, recently signed a power-sharing agreement to end the squabbling over who’s in charge there. https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/afghan-president-and-rival-sign-power-sharing-deal/article31609012.ece From the article: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and political rival Abdullah Abdullah have signed a power-sharing agreement two months after both declared […]

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Craig “Doc” Glynn – Military Records

| March 18, 2020 | 43 Comments
Craig “Doc” Glynn – Military Records

The folks at Military Phony sent us their work on James Craig “Doc” Glynn who we wrote about here.  Glynn lives in Titusville, Florida and is 68 years old at the time of this writing – March 2020. Here Glynn claims he was in Afghanistan just as Prince Harry was. Here he claims MSG along […]

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82nd Airborne soldiers quarantined at Fort Bragg after return from Afghanistan

| March 16, 2020 | 29 Comments
82nd Airborne soldiers quarantined at Fort Bragg after return from Afghanistan

More than 300 82nd Airborne Division paratroopers returning from Afghanistan began a 14-day quarantine Saturday to prevent potential spread of the coronavirus, the division said in a statement. The paratroopers of the 3rd Brigade completed a nine-month rotation in support of the U.S.-led Resolute Support mission and will undergo health monitoring and medical treatment at […]

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