I had the thought that I would have to tell you guys about a story that directly affects me in the back of my mind, but I never really thought it would happen. Not from a “Green” on Blue. An Iranian police woman shot and killed a former deputy who used to patrol my AO [...]
A new Army manual, which is only in draft stages, provides guidelines for deployed Soldiers to prevent green-on-blue attacks. The answer, according to this little gem, is to talk nice about them. The manual provides guidelines to not insult the Taliban, not to speak critically of pedophilia and to advocate women’s rights. So, while we [...]
Gather ‘round soldiers young and old. Take a knee. soldier suicide There’s only one thing that pisses me off more and that is knowing this simple fact: All the crap we go through, all the effing trials and tribulations we face, what we prep ourselves for every day; for knowing that when we roll out [...]
Last year a 23-year old Royal Marine took out a life insurance policy before deploying to Afghanistan. He wrote a letter home instructing that a £100,000($161,819) chunk of the £250,000($404,549) policy should be used by his buddies for a Vegas bender in his memory if he died.