Archive for December 8th, 2019

“For your safety…”

| December 8, 2019 | 34 Comments
“For your safety…”

Poetrooper sends us a disturbing article of Government intrusion into one’s personal information by volunteering your fingerprints at the Post Office. Yes, you now can submit electronic copies of you very own fingerprints for inclusion into the FBI’s data base. But fear not, Citizen! These prints are merely used for your convenience in researching your […]

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Marine’s C-4 Joke at Airport Bombed

| December 8, 2019 | 39 Comments
Marine’s C-4 Joke at Airport Bombed

Lance Corporal Joseph Simkus was on his way home to celebrate Thanksgiving with his family. While at the airport, in the security line, he decided to crack a joke. He asked the TSA to check his shoes for C-4 explosives. This resulted in a delay in his travel plans when security took him aside for […]

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Another Two Return

| December 8, 2019 | 4 Comments
Another Two Return

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II F1c Leo T. Keninger, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. His accounting was announced on 5 December 2019. S1c Orval A. Tranbarger, US Navy, assigned to […]

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Boomer’s Sunday

| December 8, 2019 | 13 Comments
Boomer’s Sunday

It’s time once again, Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes, for Boomer’s Sunday, where I cull through his weekly offering of ‘toons, and pick the best. Honorable Mention goes to my pal AW1 Scott and our own Jeff LPH 3 63-66, who also provided some entertainment. These are from the right, but I am more than willing […]

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Sunday FGS

| December 8, 2019 | 5 Comments
Sunday FGS

Employee shot gunman during Kalamazoo liquor store robbery, police say By Lindsay Moore KALAMAZOO, MI — An employee at Bronco Liquor shot a man attempting to rob the store at gunpoint Thursday, Dec. 5. The suspected robber sustained non-life-threatening injuries from a gunshot wound to the arm, Kalamazoo County Sheriff Undersheriff Jim VanDyken said. Employees […]

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