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William Murphy – Phony Combat Marine

| October 7, 2019 | 179 Comments
William Murphy – Phony Combat Marine

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on William Alfred Murphy Jr. who lives in Moselle, Mississippi. Murphy proudly posts his photo of when he was back in the Marine Corps, and claims he is a 100% US Marine Corps disabled veteran. And he caught the dreaded PTSD from rescuing the dead and […]

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Lest We Forget….

| September 11, 2019 | 98 Comments
Lest We Forget….

In 2011, the Atlantic published a group of photos from the events of Sept. 11, 2001.  They need no explanation. https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2011/09/911-the-day-of-the-attacks/100143/ National Geographic’s photo story was published in 2018.  https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2016/09/september-11-pictures-remembrance/ From Scientific American, the real reason the upper floors of the Twin Towers pancaked straight downward on top of those floors below. The lack of understanding […]

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Bovine Bombers?

| September 6, 2019 | 16 Comments
Bovine Bombers?

ISIS has found a new vector for its suicide bombers- cows. Attrition from both the US and Allied forces has so reduced ISIS’s numbers they are reluctant to use human suicide bombers. Perhaps not the most efficient manner to deliver suicide bombers- they have to get the cows near their intended target, and remain close […]

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Fallen Marine Raider Gunnery Sgt. Koppenhafer…

| August 13, 2019 | 8 Comments
Fallen Marine Raider Gunnery Sgt. Koppenhafer…

Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer’s death on Saturday at first blamed on extremists …Victim of Friendly Fire? The U.S. military is currently investigating whether friendly fire caused the first combat death involving an American service member in Iraq this year, defense officials said. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer was part of a team […]

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ISIS Regroups

| August 7, 2019 | 20 Comments
ISIS Regroups

If you recall, when Pres. Trump said he was planning to withdraw troops from Syria, GEN Mattis (Ret.) disagreed, and then left the building. Well, ISIS is on the move again.  https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2019/08/06/report-isis-has-been-rebuilding-as-us-troops-withdraw-from-syria/ From the article:  Since about half of 2,000 special operations and other train-advise-assist forces returned to the U.S. in the spring, ISIS has been staging a […]

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Army Gen. Stephen Townsend takes over command of AFRICOM

| July 29, 2019 | 27 Comments
Army Gen. Stephen Townsend takes over command of AFRICOM

Gen. Stephen Townsend is pictured in Wyvern, Mosul, Iraq. (Photo/ETHAN HUTCHINSON/U.S. ARMY handout) Poetrooper sends us a couple articles on General Townsend as he takes the helm at AFRICOM, where he’ll oversee U.S. military relations with African nations and coordinate security missions with regional partners. “To say that we ask a lot of this team […]

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NOT GUILTY!

| July 2, 2019 | 83 Comments
NOT GUILTY!

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher found not guilty on murder and attempted murder charges By By Vandana Rambaran A jury found decorated Navy SEAL Edward “Eddie” Gallagher not guilty Tuesday on almost all charges he was facing, including murder and attempted murder, in the killing of a teenage Islamic State member in Iraq. Gallagher was accused of stabbing to […]

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Marine testifies Navy SEAL did not stab detainee

| June 30, 2019 | 33 Comments
Marine testifies Navy SEAL did not stab detainee

Defense is at bat for SOC Gallagher now, calling witnesses to disprove the prosecutions case in the stabbing death of the ISIS Jihadi, and the sniping of two civilians. The prosecution has been rocked by violations of attorney/client privilege and Constitutional Rights of the accused, and the original prosecutors were relieved or replaced. The prosecution […]

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