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Valor Friday

| September 23, 2022 | 14 Comments
Valor Friday

Most Americans, when they hear of the British Royal Marines probably think they are comparable to the US Marine Corps. The United States, in their earliest days, modeled their new Marine Corps on their British counterparts. Since the 18th Century, while the US Marines maintained their positions as “soldiers of the sea” and developed a […]

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Marine vet gets lighter sentence for testifying against Army vet

| August 18, 2022 | 11 Comments
Marine vet gets lighter sentence for testifying against Army vet

VA NG Cpl. Jacob Fracker got probation for his part in the January 6 fun and games after testifying against Thomas Robertson, an Army vet who was also a Rocky Mount, VA policeman. The above selfie was snapped in the Senate building after they allegedly donned gas masks and fought with DC police. The relatively […]

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Valor Friday

| August 12, 2022 | 4 Comments
Valor Friday

My least favorite Valor Friday articles to write are those that coincide with the death of a hero. Such is today’s subject. Last week, Robert Simanek, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, passed away at the age of 92 on 1 August. David posted about it earlier this week, but I wanted to dig […]

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Update on off-ramp scam artists

| August 10, 2022 | 17 Comments
Update on off-ramp scam artists

You probably remember the heartstring-jerking story from 2017:  Girl named McClure’s car breaks down on exit ramp, homeless vet gives her his last $20 in gas, in gratitude she and her boyfriend set up wildly successful GoFundMe for vet which rakes in over $400,000 – until he sues the pair saying he didn’t get his […]

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Valor Friday

| July 29, 2022 | 7 Comments
Valor Friday

Of the more than 3,500 Medals of Honor that have been earned, there are some unique edge cases. I’ve previously talked about the handful of chaplains and dentists to have received the award. I’ve also talked about the lone Coast Guardsman to have gotten one. Today’s case is another of an “only.” Despite being in […]

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‘Jarheads’ killer’s trial finally starting

| July 23, 2022 | 18 Comments
‘Jarheads’ killer’s trial finally starting

The long-delayed trial of Volodymr Zhukovskyy, 26, the truck driver who allegedly crossed the center line on Rte. 2 in New Hampshire and killed 7 members of the Jarheads motorcycle club, is finally starting. Jury selection has been completed and the trial should start Tuesday. Zhukovskyy (see, it wasn’t a typo) has been in jail […]

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Marine scout sniper has promotion ceremony in the mud

| July 11, 2022 | 33 Comments
Marine scout sniper has promotion ceremony in the mud

Task & Purpose has the story of Marine Sergeant Jordan James’ promotion ceremony. In true Leatherneck style, his location of choice was the field. The best part of the above photo for me are the guys in the back just waiting to slip silently back into the swamp. We salute this Marine for having a […]

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Marine aviator refuses to wear American Flag apparel

| July 5, 2022 | 48 Comments
Marine aviator refuses to wear American Flag apparel

As we celebrate the birth of the greatest nation on Earth, our taxpayer funded DNC propaganda outlet, National Public Radio, releases this article. The abortion ruling has troops and veterans speaking out, some for the first time For the first time in her life, Marine Corps Capt. Meleah Martin is refusing to wear American flag […]

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