Gotta love it

| September 25, 2023


Our gentler, more aware and inclusive military… we all know it and love its gentle ways, especially the one GEN Milley denies existing – it’s “wokeness”.

A while back, the Pentagon mandated that award citations for six Joint Awards (no, not doobie, ya filthy animals) be politically correct:

In August, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued an unannounced change to the manual to require award citations to use “themself” — a word not recognized by standard English — instead of “himself” or “herself.”

The awards required to use the gender-neutral pronoun included the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal and the Joint Meritorious Unit Award.

“Themself” – almost as nice as when there was a phase when it seemed every instruction somehow included the word “behoove” – “It would behoove you to take note of what the Colonel just said.” Maybe it was required reading at the First Sergeant’s or Sergeant Major’s Academy”.

The language was discovered by the conservative think tank Heritage Foundation. The foundation reported that the end-of-tour award for Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was returned because he used gender-specific pronouns for his citation.

Who better …

The DOD later issued a “clarifying comment” that stated “themselves” can be replaced with “himself” or “herself,” a Pentagon official previously told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Miller’s (sic – should have read Milley – ed.) award was ultimately approved with male pronouns.

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I am sure you are all as relieved as I am that they sorted all this critical issue out properly. And that Milley got another ribbon.

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President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neande

With all these “Awards” and “Medals” floating around, anyone serving more than one term of enlistment will end up looking like a NORK general.

Considering the silly ass cover the Army adopted for their ‘throwback’ uniform, South American colonel is more appropriate


They don’t get the “50-mission crush” right either; looking like the brim is folded or bent is the cheap, wrong way of doing it, should look like Colonel Hogan (wearing Jimmy Stewart’s actual cap from WW2) instead:

Hack Stone

That jacket was the one worn by Frank Sinatra in Von Ryan’s Express.

President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neande

Should have added “participation” in there;
“With all these participation “Awards and “Medals”…..
Forgive me, ODTDE w/out caffeine.

USMC Steve

That it got changed after it came to light in the media is further proof that they know full well they are full of shit on this woke nonsense. They just push to see where normality will push back against them.


USSF Leadership in a rousing rendition of “Semper Supra.” Just look at the real estate potential for additional participation awards.


Lincoln F. Sternn fashion award.


I’d expect these clowns to open a door for me if I saw them wearing this costume in public.

President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neande

The one on the left looks too heavy for liftoff.


“Semper Supra”? Is that an ode to Toyota?


You really should know better.

 We’re the mighty watchful eye,
 Guardians beyond the blue,
 The invisible front line,
 Warfighters brave and true.
 Boldly reaching into space,
 There’s no limit to our sky.
 Standing guard both night and day,
 We’re the Space Force from on high!


I should know better, but I choose not to!


“Star Blazers!”

A Proud Infidel®™

More like “Semper Soup Sandwich”!


“Up in the air, Junior Birdmen”


They look like they work for Lord Helmet.


It’s fitting that Milley’s final military decoration is the one that helped expose this nonsense. Maybe I should request that my sole Joint award–a JSAM–should be rewritten. As a career NCO I’m pretty certain it wasn’t properly awarded by regulation. I was on the Army side of the dual-hat JTFHQ-NCR/USAMDW, and I’m pretty certain I had to be in a Joint billet. Even so, the award was approved by the CG, is in my permanent file, etc., so I wore it and if for some odd reason saw a need to display my trinkets and baubles, would do so again.

We got two JMUAs for 2020 and 2021. While I had a hand in every order that went out for COVID, Civil Disturbance, and the Inauguration, though, I’ll never wear those unit awards because, again, I was Army working closely with the Joint Staff, but don’t think I’m authorized them.

Milley will be remembered more for his political machinations than his military service. In this day of memes essentially taking the place of the classic political cartoons, he’ll remain a caricature of himself. The makeup memes with Pride awards on his heavily bedecked and button-strained uniform will continue, but he’ll doubtlessly be laughing all the way to the bank, possibly making over half a mil annually between retirement, disability (you know the VA is going to max him out–not because he’s an SF vet with 2 CIBs, but because of his position), and whatever board he decides to sit on as a senior advisor.


I am sure you are all as relieved as I am that they sorted all this critical issue out properly. And that Milley got another ribbon.” I can rest easily now that this is settled.





Something like this.

Green Thumb


As if we did not already know.

Prior Service

The USAF was talking about this before. As I wrote at the time, whoever is doing the award writeup would presumably have 100% accurate understanding of what gender the recipient is and would put that knowledge to use in writing the award. So why the %*{^£# would they take the €#* accurate word and replace it with the $#** feel-good word instead? $&%#* stupid. Retirement in nine months, while there is still something left of my army to love.


I see it more and more- on the local news and elsewhere. A reporter will state that a robber shot a victim and they were taken to the hospital – like both of them were? Or a robber shot themself by accident. I even saw a cop describe a witness as they instead of he- maybe the guy was warped, but the cop is a trained observer and should be accurate. Understanding woke is confusing for us old guys.


He’s still a fat troll who loves the


“Behoove” is actually a legitimate word with a long English-language history – stretching all the way back to Old English.

Like “niggardly,” however, its history/meaning is often misunderstood.

A Proud Infidel®™

IMO General Sellout sells his soul while tapdancing for his political masters.