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Valor Friday

| July 9, 2021 | 9 Comments
Valor Friday

In the history of the Medal of Honor there have been only two instances in which the action for which the medal was earned were caught on camera. Colonel Joe Jackson (USAF), who we’ve talked about before, had earned his MoH in Vietnam (after serving in both WWII and Korea) for bringing his C-123 Provider […]

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Dan Wall – Still Waddling the Lie

| July 6, 2021 | 98 Comments
Dan Wall – Still Waddling the Lie

Daniel J. Wall is still at it. Telling people he is a disabled veteran. We wrote about Dan here and here. He claims he was the BLT 2/8 supply officer that inspected the truck that bombed the US Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon on October 23, 1983.  Wall then claims that he was allegedly trapped […]

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Marine veteran cleared of urination on Taliban involvement

| July 5, 2021 | 16 Comments
Marine veteran cleared of urination on Taliban involvement

James Clement, then a captain in the Marine Corps, found out that Marines under his command pissed on the corpses of dead Taliban fighters. During the investigation that followed, Clement discovered that the nature of the investigation was aimed at charging him. He was not aware that the incident or the video occurred. He received […]

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Marine Raider guilty in death of Green Beret SSG

| July 2, 2021 | 6 Comments
Marine Raider guilty in death of Green Beret SSG

Jeff LPH 3 sends in word that the court martial for GySgt Mario Madera-Rodriguez, a Marine Raider, has returned a guilty verdict. He got off on the felony murder charge, but was guilty on the other counts, to wit guilty of hazing, false official statements, conspiracy charges and involuntary manslaughter. Army Times reports; A military […]

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US military stumped by box of armor-piercing grenades stolen, other reports of scores of missing military weapons

| June 17, 2021 | 19 Comments
US military stumped by box of armor-piercing grenades stolen, other reports of scores of missing military weapons

Got a two-parter here. Got this in off the wire from Jeff LPH 3. First up is this report of a box of armor-piercing 40mm grenades. They turned up in a backyard in Atlanta still in their box, covered with a pink pillowcase. The canister began its journey at Blount Island, a U.S. Marine Corps […]

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Marine general fired over fatal amtrac accident

| June 11, 2021 | 17 Comments
Marine general fired over fatal amtrac accident

Multiple people have sent this one in. A very high ranked Marine has been permanently relieved of his position after nine Marines and sailors died in an amtrac accident off the California coast last year. From American Military News;   A Marine Corps general has been permanently relieved of duty after the service determined he […]

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Roll Yer Sleeves Up!

| April 19, 2021 | 5 Comments
Roll Yer Sleeves Up!

Recruits train aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. (Lance Cpl. Devin Darden/Marine Corps) You will still need the shot every fall! Bother!!!! Having had Covid-19 in the past does not give you immunity to it, per this article from Marine Corps Times. Marines who had it and recovered before they arrived at boot […]

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Marines Refuse Vaccine

| April 11, 2021 | 52 Comments
Marines Refuse Vaccine

Across the Marine Corps (pronounced “core,” Joe) about 40% are declining the opportunity to participate in the voluntary COVID-19 vaccine program. The vaccine has received Emergency Use Authorization (EAU) from the FDA, and by law use cannot be made mandatory by the military. Marines, and other service members, have refused the vaccine for any of […]

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