Archive for August 10th, 2019

Joe Carollo – Victim or Stealing Valor?

| August 10, 2019 | 36 Comments
Joe Carollo – Victim or Stealing Valor?

The Miami Community Newspapers published a story about Joe Carollo who holds office as a City Commissioner. Carollo’s paper stated that Carollo was a veteran of the United State Marine Corps Reserve.  Joe’s time in uniform may be one of the best kept secrets in Miami. In fact, it has gotten the attention of a […]

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Warship Collision-Could’ve Been Avoided 30 Seconds Before Impact

| August 10, 2019 | 9 Comments
Warship Collision-Could’ve Been Avoided 30 Seconds Before Impact

That was the “last opportunity” to avoid impact. Proper training and the right combination of experiences should’ve given them other opportunities before the collision. The National Safety Transportation Board issued a report on the USS McCain collision. In addition to going through restricted maneuvering, they had shifted steering control to aft steering. Something like this […]

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Jeffrey Epstein dead from apparent suicide in Manhattan jail cell

| August 10, 2019 | 76 Comments
Jeffrey Epstein dead from apparent suicide in Manhattan jail cell

Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell in New York City. He was found in cardiac arrest by guards shortly before 7 am on Saturday. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead FBI investigating. Poetrooper sends us a link about the apparent suicide of accused sex […]

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Funerals for FM1c Billie J. Johnson and SSgt Wesley R. Kroenung (World War II); and CPL William S. Smith (Korea)

| August 10, 2019 | 8 Comments
Funerals for FM1c Billie J. Johnson and SSgt Wesley R. Kroenung (World War II); and CPL William S. Smith (Korea)

This February, DPAA announced that it had accounted for FM1c Billy J. Johnson, US Navy. FM1c Johnson was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. FM1c Johnson will be buried on Wednesday, 19 August, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Regrettably, DPAA does not seem to have posted the specific location for his funeral […]

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Saturday Feel Good Stories

| August 10, 2019 | 9 Comments
Saturday Feel Good Stories

Mind your manners, Gentlemen. Arrests made in deadly shootout at Scranton club BY DAVID SINGLETON SCRANTON — An off-duty security guard acted in self-defense when he shot and wounded three men, one fatally, during a Mother’s Day shootout outside a North Scranton after-hours club, an investigation concluded. City police arrested two other men Thursday for […]

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