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Navy SEAL to plead guilty in death of Green Beret

| January 5, 2021 | 22 Comments
Navy SEAL to plead guilty in death of Green Beret

The KoB sends in this breaking news from Military.com; A member of the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6 has accepted a plea agreement in connection with an Army Green Beret’s 2017 death, his lawyer said. Chief Special Warfare Operator Anthony DeDolph, one of four special operators charged in the death of Army Staff Sgt. Logan […]

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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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Ramstein AB issues real world missile alert warning

| December 12, 2020 | 30 Comments
Ramstein AB issues real world missile alert warning

Ramstein issued an incoming missile alert for the base. It’s unclear what early warning system triggered the alert. Once it was apparent there was not an actual strike coming they chalked the experience up to a training exercise. In a seemingly odd sequence of events today, The War Zone was made aware that Ramstein Air […]

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TN man sentenced in stolen valor case

| December 10, 2020 | 32 Comments
TN man sentenced in stolen valor case

We talked about Chris Wesley Williams almost exactly a year ago to the day when he was originally arrested on these stolen valor and forgery charges. It seems that Mr. Williams was given an other than honorable discharge from the Marine Corps after going AWOL in 1981. Somehow though, he filed for and received free […]

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A whopping 14 officers at Ft. Hood get fired

| December 8, 2020 | 48 Comments
A whopping 14 officers at Ft. Hood get fired

Lots of issues at Ft. Hood lately. SecArmy is cleaning house. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Tuesday that he had relieved or suspended 14 Army leaders at Fort Hood including a two-star general as a result of a probe into the command climate at the Texas installation launched amid a rash of deaths among soldiers. […]

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Trump pardons Flynn

| November 26, 2020 | 59 Comments
Trump pardons Flynn

US President Donald Trump has pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn. President Trump has pardoned his first national security adviser, retired General Michael Flynn, who spent years enmeshed in a bizarre legal war with the government that sprang from the Russia investigation. Trump announced the news Wednesday on Twitter as Americans prepared to […]

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Pluto, come home!

| November 24, 2020 | 5 Comments
Pluto, come home!

“Houston, we have a problem.” Pluto is a complex and mysterious world with mountains, valleys, plains, craters, and perhaps glaciers. Discovered in 1930, Pluto was long considered our solar system’s ninth planet. But after the discovery of similar intriguing worlds deeper in the distant Kuiper Belt, icy Pluto was reclassified as a dwarf planet. Growing […]

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Trump bringing home the troops

| November 17, 2020 | 23 Comments
Trump bringing home the troops

Well most anyway. Breaking news! CNBC is covering the announcement from the acting Secretary of Defense that Trump has ordered all but 2,500 troops each in Iraq and Afghanistan home by January 15. Acting Pentagon chief Christopher Miller said Tuesday that the United States will reduce its military presence in Afghanistan to 2,500 troops and […]

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