Archive for August 2nd, 2019

Valor Friday

| August 2, 2019 | 24 Comments
Valor Friday

“BUFF” Here’s Mason, once again with a meticulously researched piece about a remarkable aircraft, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. And of the remarkable Airmen who flew in her, one position specifically. The lone enlisted guy. The tail gunner. Mason The B-52 is legendary. It’s one of the oldest American airframes still in service, and continually so […]

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Navy orders probe into actions of Judge Advocate General Corps leaders

| August 2, 2019 | 39 Comments
Navy orders probe into actions of Judge Advocate General Corps leaders

Special Warfare Operator Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher, left, and his wife Andrea hug after leaving the Naval Base San Diego courthouse on July 2. (Gregory Bull/AP) The CNO, Adm. John Richardson, has dropped all charges against Navy SEAL Lt. Jacob X. Portier, who was to face a courts-martial in September on charges related to the […]

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Weekend Open Thread-Red Pill Versus Blue Pill

| August 2, 2019 | 60 Comments
Weekend Open Thread-Red Pill Versus Blue Pill

The younger millennials and older Gen Z have been creating new words to add to debates and conversations. Two of their terms include the “red pill” and the “blue pill”. This is from the Matrix. Take the red pill and one could go further down the rabbit hole of reality. Take the blue pill and […]

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World War I Movie Preview

| August 2, 2019 | 25 Comments
World War I Movie Preview

This is a YoutTube preview of the World War I movie “1917”. By Spielberg’s Amblin Partners and Sam Mendes, due out in December. This article on Military Times reviews the trailer: https://www.militarytimes.com/off-duty/military-culture/2019/08/01/the-first-trailer-for-the-star-studded-world-war-i-film-1917-is-here-and-its-a-must-see/ The preview is striking enough in and of itself. If I read it right, there is nothing spared in portraying the reality of the […]

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Is He the Very Model of a Modern Brigadier General?

| August 2, 2019 | 25 Comments
Is He the Very Model of a Modern Brigadier General?

  From a production of “Pirates of Penzance”: You have to admire the capability of the actor in managing those tongue-twisting lyrics. And the subject at hand is an inquiry into the behavior of one BGen Cooling during a confab at the five-sided nut farm in Foggy Bottom. This BGEN Marine may be either be […]

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Friday Feel Good Stories

| August 2, 2019 | 12 Comments
Friday Feel Good Stories

Smith and Wesson M&P 9 Shield Police: Attempted robber shot multiple times by would-be victim in self defense at Bell Road ATM Mariah Timms A Nashville teenager who attempted to rob a man at a Bell Road ATM on Tuesday night was shot multiple times and faces robbery charges, the Nashville Metro Police Department said. […]

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