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Navy’s social media faux pas

| April 12, 2021 | 25 Comments
Navy’s social media faux pas

Faux pas – a significant or embarrassing error or mistake, a blunder In a flash of inspired idiocy, my Navy has managed to beclown itself on not one, not two, but three social media platforms. Whichever Good Idea Fairy that came up with this gem needs to put back in the bottle, with formaldehyde; whoever […]

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Navy Officer Under Scrutiny for Letter Disparaging Enlisted Sailors as ‘Deviants’ and ‘Perverts’

| April 6, 2021 | 59 Comments
Navy Officer Under Scrutiny for Letter Disparaging Enlisted Sailors as ‘Deviants’ and ‘Perverts’

Sometimes the truth hurts. This actually started to go viral over the weekend. Angry Cops did a video on it that’s definitely worth a watch. ? Now Military.com is reporting on it; An officer at Yokosuka Naval Base is under investigation for purportedly writing a complaint to the base housing office about the “deviant nature” […]

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Fort Sill instructors suspended after trainee alleges sexual assault

| April 3, 2021 | 35 Comments
Fort Sill instructors suspended after trainee alleges sexual assault

Jeff LPH 3 sends in this dour news. Army Times reports; Army CID special agents are investigating allegations that multiple Fort Sill training instructors sexually assaulted a woman trainee at the Oklahoma post. Fort Sill commander Maj. Gen. Ken Kamper told reporters Thursday that the trainee reported the incident March 27 and an investigation was […]

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You’ve seen the sky penis, now gaze upon the sea penis

| March 26, 2021 | 24 Comments
You’ve seen the sky penis, now gaze upon the sea penis

In the Suez Canal there’s a Taiwanese ship, Ever Given, that’s run hard aground. It’s blocking one of the most important waterways in the world. The Suez is a major point of world commerce. Nearly 19,000 ships transited the waterway last year, that’s an average of more than 50 per day. While the massive container […]

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Army two-star under investigation for ‘inappropriate touching’

| February 19, 2021 | 21 Comments
Army two-star under investigation for ‘inappropriate touching’

Jeff LPH 3 sends in the word that Major General Stephen Maranian, commanding general of the Army War College, has been suspended while CID investigates allegations of inappropriate touching. Sounds like he’s got a restraining order against him from someone, likely the alleged victim. Army Times reports;   The two-star general in charge of the […]

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Hazing Is Still a Problem

| February 8, 2021 | 33 Comments
Hazing Is Still a Problem

In regard to hazing in the Marine Corps and the other services, there does not seem to be a definition of that word included anywhere in this article. I know that recruits do get a summary of it, but it was not supplied with the article. https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/02/07/nearly-90-of-military-hazing-complaints-come-marine-corps-data-shows.html From the article:  An annual report on hazing […]

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***Updated*** Army Suspends Former 1st Special Forces Group CO after Arrest on Domestic Violence Charges

| December 28, 2020 | 72 Comments
***Updated*** Army Suspends Former 1st Special Forces Group CO after Arrest on Domestic Violence Charges

Another Green Beret in the news for nefarious conduct. The U.S. Army has suspended an I Corps colonel at Joint Base Lewis McCord, Washington after he was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with allegedly making death threats and committing assault related to domestic violence. Army Col. Owen G. Ray — the former commander of […]

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Ranger Training Battalion CO relieved

| December 19, 2020 | 49 Comments
Ranger Training Battalion CO relieved

Both Jeff LPH 3 and the KoB sent this one in to us. The battalion commander overseeing Ranger School’s Mountain Phase at Camp Frank D. Merrill, Georgia, was relieved Nov. 20 after an investigation substantiated complaints that he made “derogatory comments to subordinates,” according to Army officials. Maj. Gen. Patrick Donahoe, who leads the Maneuver […]

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