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First Woman Joins Green Berets

| July 10, 2020 | 99 Comments
First Woman Joins Green Berets

A member of an Army Special Forces unit in 2017 in Afghanistan. The Special Forces are known colloquially as the Green Berets.Credit…Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images Several weeks ago I reveived a heads-up about the impending graduation, but waived it off, preferring to wait until the actual event. Due diligence and a dislike of drafting retractions held […]

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AMERICAN AWARDS – A Brief History

| July 4, 2020 | 12 Comments
AMERICAN AWARDS – A Brief History

Military Awards In his spare time, Mason put together this essay on the evolution of how exceptional performance of US military duties has been recognized. From the simple George Washington’s Badge of Military Merit only awarded to three men and brevet promotions, to today’s chart full of decorations, it’s a very interesting read. Mason AMERICAN […]

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Ahoy, ashore! Listen up!

| June 27, 2020 | 21 Comments
Ahoy, ashore! Listen up!

  200612-N-RU084-1110 ARABIAN SEA (June 12, 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) transits the Arabian Sea, June 12, 2020. Ike is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and Pacific […]

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Update: Man charged with 9 felonies in bridge shooting

| May 31, 2020 | 16 Comments
Update: Man charged with 9 felonies in bridge shooting

Authorities gather on Centennial Bridge after a shooting Wednesday, May 27, 2020, near Leavenworth, Kan. A Fort Leavenworth soldier is being credited with saving lives after he stopped a person who was randomly shooting on the bridge that connects Kansas and Missouri. (John Richmeier/Leavenworth Times via AP) Shooting was stopped by Fort Leavenworth Sergeant Skippy […]

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Patrick Mahomes’ Foundation to Provide Scholarships to Children of SEALs

| May 26, 2020 | 8 Comments
Patrick Mahomes’ Foundation to Provide Scholarships to Children of SEALs

Patrick Mahomes and his foundation plan to provide 15 scholarships for Navy SEALs’ Children. His foundation will work with the SEAL Legacy Foundation to make this a reality. This scholarship will go to children of SEALs who died during the War on Terror. From Fox News: “It is truly a privilege to support the children […]

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From Tiny Seeds….

| May 13, 2020 | 40 Comments
From Tiny Seeds….

  Some updates on what’s going on in various places are here. All are worth a read. People are not taking lightly the strictures inflicted on them by people of varying degrees of abuse of power.  It is plain that Americans in general are not going willingly into the gulags, after all. Cops stand down […]

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Newest TAH Member

| May 12, 2020 | 33 Comments
Newest TAH Member

Riley TOW Welcome Riley, newest member to both The Other Whitey family and by extension our own TAH, too. Less than an hour old here. TOW reports she’s surprisingly quiet for a newborn and lulling them into a false sense of security, but otherwise is active and hungry. Mommy is doing great postpartum, and both […]

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Marines to the Rescue

| May 7, 2020 | 13 Comments
Marines to the Rescue

Marine Corps Capt. Daniel Kult, Sgt. John Dietrick and Pfc. Alexander Meinhardt, from left to right, of 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, pose at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on May 4, 2020. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Joseph Garris) 3 Marines Tackle, Subdue Threatening Passenger on Long-Haul […]

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