Archive for July 6th, 2019

Army recruiters respond to active shooter, aid wounded boys at California mall

| July 6, 2019 | 15 Comments
Army recruiters respond to active shooter, aid wounded boys at California mall

Two Army recruiters responded to an active shooter at a California mall Tuesday. (San Bruno Police/Twitter) Two soldiers acted without hesitation when the sounds of gunfire interrupted their conversation with a potential recruit in a California Mall last Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Isaiah Locklear and Staff Sgt. Michael Marl first secured their recruit to the rear […]

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Are We There Yet?

| July 6, 2019 | 20 Comments
Are We There Yet?

Special Warfare Operator Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher in Iraq in 2017. (courtesy photo) This has been dragged out to the thickness of a hair. First,  Chief Gallagher is found not guilty of murder.  https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/07/02/seal-war-crimes-suspect-not-guilty-on-murder-charge/ More than nine months after he was charged with murder, attempted murder and a string of other alleged war crimes tied […]

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US Upgrades Ukrainian Ports To Fit American Warships

| July 6, 2019 | 26 Comments
US Upgrades Ukrainian Ports To Fit American Warships

USS Carney, DDG 64, prepares to go underway in Odesa, Ukraine. Our own Poetrooper sent us an interesting link: seems the US is modifying Ukrainian ports on the Black Sea to better fit US and NATO ships. That these ports are near Russian controlled Crimea is sure to rankle the Russians, who deem the Black […]

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Airman Moves On

| July 6, 2019 | 10 Comments
Airman Moves On

A USAF Airman  meteorologist who had been given an Article 15 (reduction in rank) for passing out drunk snapped out of it and pulled herself together. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-air-force/2019/07/05/airman-moves-on-from-article-15-safeguards-thousands-of-lives-with-tornado-warning/ She redeemed herself by getting her act together and setting a good example for others. More recently, she’s been commended for sending out a tornado warning a few […]

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Saturday Feel Good Stories

| July 6, 2019 | 22 Comments
Saturday Feel Good Stories

Witnesses: Florida Man in Tuxedo Showed Up with Knife, Was Shot Dead by Ex-Employer in Self-Defense by Matt Naham Witnesses to a bizarre and “surreal” scene that unfolded in Jupiter, Florida in the early hours of July Fourth say that a 65-year-old man shot dead a 32-year-old former employee in self-defense. Jupiter Police responded to […]

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