Archive for August 16th, 2019

Certification Revoked

| August 16, 2019 | 12 Comments
Certification Revoked

You may have remembered Jeff Treu, whom we posted about here: https://valorguardians.com/blog/?p=87205 For years, Treu had people believing he served in the Marine Corps.  He was involved with law enforcement and even made Wisner Police Chief.  When the story broke, he resigned as Wisner Police Chief on Friday, May 17, 2019 Well, it seems that […]

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Another Valor Thief

| August 16, 2019 | 8 Comments
Another Valor Thief

LST 393 seen in full camouflage paint in 1945. Not to be out done by Sergeant Rumsby and the dog tags, UpNorth sends us a link to a WWII memorial site and museum, the ex-USS Muskegon, LST-393. She is one of two remaining tank landing ships, and saw action in the European Theater during WWII. […]

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Weekend Open Thread

| August 16, 2019 | 95 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

One of the ways that President Trump is being complemented is with the “3D chess grandmaster” label. Readers here are familiar with the three-dimensional chess games that they played on the first Star Trek series. One place to start explaining the 3D concept is with the Cartesian Coordinate System. You may remember this from school […]

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A New Democrat In the Mix

| August 16, 2019 | 11 Comments
A New Democrat In the Mix

Tom Steyer came to my attention a short while ago from various sources. He’s a very, very busy busybody who made his fortune (net worth $1.6 billion) spending his time in the business of investing in high risk floundering companies. In January 1986, Steyer founded Farallon Capital, an investment firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. […]

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Retro Stuff is New Again

| August 16, 2019 | 21 Comments
Retro Stuff is New Again

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Bradley Peterson from Mora, Minnesota, assigned to amphibious assault ship Boxer (LHD 4) runs to a beanbag dropped on the flight deck during an exercise to communicate with Boxer from an MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21. (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian P. […]

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Gerald Young – Phony Lone Survivor

| August 16, 2019 | 122 Comments
Gerald Young – Phony Lone Survivor

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Gerald Donnell Young who served in Afghanistan with the National Guard.  Gerald Young lives in the Des Moines area of Iowa and is 50 years old as of August 2019. Young claims that while in Afghanistan guarding a fuel depot, they came under attack and […]

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Friday Feel Good Stories

| August 16, 2019 | 8 Comments
Friday Feel Good Stories

Colt Single Action Army Update!  Teens, including 3 siblings, allegedly told investigators they came to Lake County to commit burglaries. Now they’re charged with murder in botched car theft. Police agencies chased a vehicle from Gurnee into Chicago’s West Town neighborhood early Aug. 13, 2019. By Jim Newton , Angie Leventis Lourgos and Rosemary Sobol […]

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