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Ex-command sergeant major accused of desertion amid CID probe into sex assault

| June 30, 2021 | 51 Comments
Ex-command sergeant major accused of desertion amid CID probe into sex assault

Jeff LPH 3 sends in this complex tale. Pictured is then-Command Sergeant Major Clinton Murray, when he was the senior enlisted advisor for the 3rd Squadton, 73rd Cavalry. This is an airborne squadron assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division. He was CSM from 31 August, 2016. CSM Murray didn’t make it very far before running […]

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Warship CO, fired for taking a trophy AK-47, described as “Holly Graf-like” in hostile command climate

| June 23, 2021 | 20 Comments
Warship CO, fired for taking a trophy AK-47, described as “Holly Graf-like” in hostile command climate

We talked about Commander Azzarello being relieved of command of USS Forrest Sherman here. He was relieved for taking a seized AK-47 from a massive cache of weapons the ship interdicted in the Persian Gulf region. The weapon he took was to be made into a trophy and placed aboard ship. The skipper was rightly […]

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Dumbassery At Work

| June 19, 2021 | 19 Comments
Dumbassery At Work

I did wonder just how long it might take for current Chicago “mayor” Lightfoot’s incompetence to manifest itself. And here it is, embedded in the article at the link. The rage machine is definitely at work there. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9693565/Chicago-Mayor-Lori-Lightfoot-slammed-deranged-nasty-e-mail-staffer.html Her assistant, Taylor Lewis, seems to have literally walked off the job. There’s no “I quit” message […]

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Biden boards the Blunder Bus on first overseas trip as POTUS

| June 17, 2021 | 34 Comments
Biden boards the Blunder Bus on first overseas trip as POTUS

President Biden went to Europe this week for the G7 Summit, hosted by Great Britain. Poe’s been sending me some of Biden’s characteristic gaffes and I’ve picked a few of my own out. Watch the mainsteam media and you won’t see much talk of any of this. In fact, you’ll hear from talking heads at […]

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Stupid criminals of the week

| June 5, 2021 | 5 Comments
Stupid criminals of the week

Thanks to Jeff LPH3, KoB, and AW1Ed for contributing to this week’s follies. Former CHP Officers Charged With Accepting Bribes to Falsify Grey Market Supercar Records Grey market cars are controversial in and outside the car community. In a nutshell, they’re vehicles imported to the United States that may or may not meet emissions requirements, […]

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Group of soldiers punished after sexual misconduct probe…with a big twist

| May 27, 2021 | 37 Comments
Group of soldiers punished after sexual misconduct probe…with a big twist

An Army sexual misconduct probe has taken the career of not just a general officer this time but a female general officer, among 14 others. Army Times reports; An investigation into an Army Reserve command’s mishandling of sexual harassment and assault allegations found significant shortcomings in the unit’s practices and resulted in a total of 15 […]

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MSG’s “Old school rant” against the Army’s new ponytail allowance draws ire

| May 13, 2021 | 56 Comments
MSG’s “Old school rant” against the Army’s new ponytail allowance draws ire

We talked last week about the Army’s new ponytail rules for female soldiers in uniform. One active duty Master Sergeant aired his opinion. His opinion is that it looks sloppy. He points out how sloppy looking soldiers are unlikely to advance through promotion boards. This is a valid critique and opinion. Where he finds himself […]

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Drill sergeant married trainee, was reprimanded and is now out of the Army

| May 12, 2021 | 41 Comments
Drill sergeant married trainee, was reprimanded and is now out of the Army

DS out of Fort Jackson marries one of his trainees while she’s still in AIT and maintains unprofessional relationships with other female trainees after they leave. I was most surprised that Army TRADOC only requires the drills to keep it in their pants for 90 days past graduation. The Air Force has a one year […]

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