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Delbert Belton UPDATE – Fingerprints Link Teens.

Delbert Belton UPDATE – Fingerprints Link Teens.

| September 10, 2013

On 22AUG13, Delbert “Shorty” Belton – 88 year old WWII Vet – was found brutally beaten to death in Spokane, Washington. He was found wedged between the front bucket seats, with his lower body from the neck down folded into the back seat area. According the the affidavit, investigators have discovered fingerprints linking the two […]

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Two Fort Polk soldiers arrested after high speed pursuit by LSP

Two Fort Polk soldiers arrested after high speed pursuit by LSP

| September 9, 2013

No one was injured Friday after two soldiers stationed at Fort Polk allegedly led state police on a high-speed chase along La. 8 and La. 28. Nathaniel Sanders, 20, of Fort Polk, was charged with flight from an officer, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, no driver’s license on person, and speeding (159/65). Carlton […]

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Nidal Hasan Convicted of Murder in Fort Hood Rampage

Nidal Hasan Convicted of Murder in Fort Hood Rampage

| August 23, 2013

FORT HOOD — Maj. Nidal Hasan has been convicted of premeditated murder for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood. That means he’s now eligible for the death penalty.   Military jurors found the Army psychiatrist guilty on Friday for the attack that killed 13 people and injured more than 30 others at the Texas […]

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SSG Ty Carter to receive Medal of Honor

SSG Ty Carter to receive Medal of Honor

| August 21, 2013

SSG Ty Carter will receive the Medal of Honor for actions while defending COP Keating in Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province in Afghanistan on 3 October 2009. On 03 OCT 09, Soldiers of B TRP/3-61 CAV distinguished themselves when more than 400 Anti-Afghan forces, attempted to overrun COP Keating -which was a company-sized outpost. On that […]

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Manning sentenced to 35 Years in Prison

Manning sentenced to 35 Years in Prison

| August 21, 2013

  PFC Manning originally faced a maximum of 90 years in prison for passing sensitive US information to WikiLeaks. Prosecutors recommended a 60 year sentence as a warning for other Soldiers. He got 35 years. WTF kind of fucking bullshit is this?  He was found guilty last month of 20 crimes, including six violations of […]

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DoD to Extend Bennies to Same Sex Couples

DoD to Extend Bennies to Same Sex Couples

| August 18, 2013

Considering the butthurt that ensues over “non-polarizing” topics, the responses to this should be interesting. I’ll start by explaining my stance on the topic. I really don’t care. Does it bother me that gays can now serve openly in the military? No. Does it bother me that they’re now going to be entitled to the […]

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S.H.A.R.P. Training – Too Far or Not Enough?

S.H.A.R.P. Training – Too Far or Not Enough?

| August 13, 2013

Sexual harassment and assault is a hot topic in the military right now. Given the recent events of higher leadership, the military is now put under a microscope. Why is this happening? Why are soldiers afraid to come forward? If they have come forward, why are the numbers growing?  The Army came out with a […]

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Manning Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Manning Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

| August 12, 2013

In a truly WTF Moment, Private Bradley Manning, the US intelligence analyst behind the largest single leak of secret documents in American history, would be a worthy winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, according to a petition presented Monday in the Norwegian capital Oslo. Norman Solomon of US activist group RootsAction handed over a list […]

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Disabled veteran kicked off boardwalk because of service dog.

Disabled veteran kicked off boardwalk because of service dog.

| August 11, 2013

NORTH WILDWOOD – A disabled U.S. Army veteran, who served our country for 19 years, says he was kicked off the North Wildwood boardwalk last night, simply for having his service dog by his side. Jared Goering served 1 tour in Iraq, 2 in Afghanistan, and spent 19 years as an active member of the […]

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VIP Treatment: Accused Fort Hood Shooter Gets Daily Helicopter Rides

VIP Treatment: Accused Fort Hood Shooter Gets Daily Helicopter Rides

| August 6, 2013

NBC 5 Investigates has learned the accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan receives extraordinary treatment in jail while victims of the attack argue they have been forgotten and mistreated by the U.S. Army. While a prisoner awaiting trial, Hasan is ferried by helicopter nearly every day, complete with an additional helicopter escort and security detail, […]

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‘Imminent Attack’ Causes Heightened State of Alert

‘Imminent Attack’ Causes Heightened State of Alert

| August 6, 2013

  So no shit, there I was at the airport on Sunday when ‘Murica became immersed in its most recent ‘Heightened State of Alert’. After checking my bag, I’m on my way to everyone’s favorite flying activity, security checks. The line on this particular afternoon was much longer than usual. I’d venture a guess that […]

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Hundreds honor fallen Colorado Springs soldier

Hundreds honor fallen Colorado Springs soldier

| August 4, 2013

A soldier’s life was celebrated Saturday. Services for Spc. Rob Lee Nichols, who died July 23 while serving in Afghanistan, were held at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, a day after his body arrived at Peterson Air Force Base. Military honors were at the Shrine of Remembrance Veterans Honor Court afterward. Nichols was serving with the […]

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World War II Veteran to receive 2500 Cards on his 100th Birthday

World War II Veteran to receive 2500 Cards on his 100th Birthday

| August 2, 2013

On july 9th this year, we shared with you a touching photograph of a world war two veteran by the name of Thomas Strawn who is turning 100 years old today August 3rd 2013. This post was initially observed by the Indy Honor Flight. These folks do amazing things especially transporting  our aging veterans to Washington […]

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Army suspends 55 sex assault counselors, recruiters

Army suspends 55 sex assault counselors, recruiters

| August 2, 2013

The U.S. Army has suspended 55 soldiers from their duties as sexual assault counselors, recruiters and drill instructors after a review turned up violations ranging from alcohol-related offenses to sexual assault and child abuse, an Army official said Friday. The soldiers were identified as part of a review of the records of sexual assault counselors […]

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U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan using Craigslist to have sex with each other on base

U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan using Craigslist to have sex with each other on base

| August 2, 2013

U.S. soldiers deployed to Afghanistan are using Craigslist to meet and have sex with each other on bases across the war-torn country, leading to concerns about a breakdown in discipline overseas. Military commanders have forbade any service members who are not married to each other from having sex while deployed to the combat zone. As […]

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