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Military services working to remove all identifying information from promotions processes

| September 25, 2020 | 64 Comments
Military services working to remove all identifying information from promotions processes

ninja sends us this article from Stars and Stripes.  Top leaders for each of the Defense Department’s military services are working to remove all personal identifying information from promotions packets, the top U.S. military officer said Thursday. The top uniformed officers and the civilian secretaries of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force have […]

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Fort Sill trainees who stopped a suicide attempt receive promotions in basic

| September 23, 2020 | 49 Comments
Fort Sill trainees who stopped a suicide attempt receive promotions in basic

I saw this article yesterday, but I’ve been too busy to post something up on it sooner. ninja, as always, also helped tip us off on it. Ignore for the moment that someone writing for the ARMY Times doesn’t know Army enlisted ranks. Two 22-year-old trainees at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, were promoted to private 2nd class after […]

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NYPD Officer (also USAR civil affairs SSG) arrested for spying for Communist Chinese

| September 22, 2020 | 62 Comments
NYPD Officer (also USAR civil affairs SSG) arrested for spying for Communist Chinese

ninja has forwarded the news that an NYPD police officer has been arrested for spying for the Chinese. The officer is also a serving member of the US Army Reserve where he’s a civil affairs staff sergeant. He may have spent time as a US Marine as well. Baimadajie Angwang, 33, who was born in China’s […]

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Bergdahl. The painful rash that just won’t go away…

| September 21, 2020 | 39 Comments
Bergdahl. The painful rash that just won’t go away…

Bergdahl lawyers say military judge’s job application posed conflict ninja sends us the Military Times article and on the latest attempts by Bergdahl’s lawyers to free the convicted deserter. A new motion filed in the case of former U.S Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is asking the highest appeals court for the U.S. military to overturn […]

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MoH recipient MSG Leroy Petry has his MoH license plate stolen

| September 15, 2020 | 33 Comments
MoH recipient MSG Leroy Petry has his MoH license plate stolen

ninja sends us the story of Leroy Petry losing his Medal of Honor license plate while parked at the airport. In a case of literal stolen valor, If you see someone driving around with a Medal of Honor license plate, the vehicle may not necessarily belong to a recipient of the military’s highest honor for […]

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Community raises $20,000 for service dog for autistic kid; now no dog and no money

| August 23, 2020 | 47 Comments
Community raises $20,000 for service dog for autistic kid; now no dog and no money

This one is liable to anger up the blood. Read no further if you’re not at a place in your morning to be pissed off at someone. Morgan Olson of Deer Park, Wisconsin has a severely autistic son. She found a group, Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers. They told her that she could fund raise […]

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2020 election keeps bringing us to new lows

| August 23, 2020 | 9 Comments
2020 election keeps bringing us to new lows

Thanks be to ninja for bringing this one to our attention. There’s a lot of asshole going around on this one, so buckle up. A woman claims in a video being circulated on social media that two women stole a Make America Great Again hat from her Trump-supporting 7-year-old son and tore up her pro-Trump sign near where Joe Biden […]

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Barriers broken

| August 16, 2020 | 21 Comments
Barriers broken

The rise of female commanders in combat arms ninja sends this article from Stars and Stripes. Capt. Candice Bowen took command of Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, last month. She is one of the first black women to take command of a rifle company in the National Guard […]

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