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Marines’ shortlist Brig Gen for promotion who was reprimanded for using his aide as a servant

| August 2, 2020 | 16 Comments
Marines’ shortlist Brig Gen for promotion who was reprimanded for using his aide as a servant

Rick Uribe, a USMC Brigadier General, has had his name come up for promotion to Major General. Back in 2018, he was under investigation for using his aide (a company-grade officer in this case) for personal errands, but limited his alleged abuse of his authority to the Iraqi Theater during 2016-17. His aide “only did […]

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U.S. Again Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill al Qaeda Leader

| June 26, 2020 | 32 Comments
U.S. Again Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill al Qaeda Leader

AGM-114 R9X Hellfire The Hellfire R9X is an AGM-114 variant that utilizes kinetic blades in lieu of an explosive warhead, intended to reduce collateral damage when targeting specific individuals. First deployed in 2017, its existence has been public since 2019. This variant was used in the killing of Jamal Ahmad Mohammad Al Badawi, accused mastermind […]

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Pensacola Shooter Had Prior Al-Qaeda Contact

| May 18, 2020 | 19 Comments
Pensacola Shooter Had Prior Al-Qaeda Contact

Mohammed Alshamrani was involved in a shooting at Pensacola Naval Air Station. Three American Sailors were killed during the shooting. The FBI gathered the shooter’s phones and wanted to gain access to them. Apple refused to cooperate. The FBI still managed to gain access to those phones. They discovered that the Pensacola shooter had contact […]

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Trump expresses optimism for US peace deal with Taliban

| February 24, 2020 | 20 Comments
Trump expresses optimism for US peace deal with Taliban

President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, wave as they walk across the tarmac to board Air Force One during their departure, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is traveling to India. (Alex Brandon/AP) I’m guardedly optimistic. Both the Taliban and the U.S. are calling on their forces to […]

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Trump says US operation killed al-Qaida leader in Yemen

| February 7, 2020 | 20 Comments
Trump says US operation killed al-Qaida leader in Yemen

In this file photo reproduction of a combo of two pictures of a suspected military chief of al-Qaida network in Yemen, identified as Qassem al-Rimi (or Qassim al-Rimi), shows the activist on a Yemeni interior ministry document in two undated images. (Yemeni Ministry of Interior/AFP via Getty Images) Deb Riechmann WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump […]

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Report: Trump held private, enlisted-only Afghanistan war meetings

| December 28, 2019 | 18 Comments
Report: Trump held private, enlisted-only Afghanistan war meetings

ChipNASA sends us an interesting article on how President Trump wanted a straight-from-the-warfighters analysis of the War on Terror’s progress and other issues. Careful what you ask for, Sir. You’ll likely get it. – ‘No generals or officers, only enlisted guys that have been there’ Since taking office, President Donald Trump has been meeting with […]

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Behind Eddie Gallagher’s Court Martial Is a Much Larger Issue

| November 29, 2019 | 58 Comments
Behind Eddie Gallagher’s Court Martial Is a Much Larger Issue

Poetrooper sends us another article, which uses Chief Gallagher’s trial to address how findings by five of nine unelected judges have tied the hands of the Commander-In-Chief, and therefore placing the lives of our military members at great risk. We’re all familiar with the Court Martial and subsequent legal maneuvering that resulted in the firing […]

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Ty Hampe – Phony Combat Infantry Badge (CIB) w/ Star

| November 12, 2019 | 280 Comments
Ty Hampe – Phony Combat Infantry Badge (CIB) w/ Star

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Ty Kevin Hampe.  Hampe lives in Greencastle, Indiana and is 56 years old as of November 2019. Hampe makes many claims, including: U.S. Army Staff Sergeant, Desert Storm Veteran, awarded the Combat Infantry Badge (CIB) w/ star to denote second award, a Bronze Star and […]

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