Category: News

No Special Treatment for Veterans on Gun Rights

I’m going to take a lot of heat for this, I predict. But, I say it as someone who actually benefits from these kinds of policies. I think the difference is that I don’t like it for practical… Read More

Active Shooter on Base? There’s an App for That

Only in the Army could leadership devise such a asinine response to a potential active shooter on base. The Army announced Wednesday plans to release a mobile application that would allow soldiers and civilians to rapidly alert first… Read More

Obama Veterans Day Remarks

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you very much. Thank you so much. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you very much. (Applause.) Please — thank you. Thank you. Thank you. (Applause.) Secretary… Read More

Unequal Protection Under the Law

If you wanted a summary of how the Texas “criminal” justice system works, here’s a snapshot. If you’re a uniformed police officer and badged bully, your assault charges get dropped, you get months of paid “administrative leave” sitting… Read More

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, 31, of Tacoma Park, Maryland, died Oct. 4 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries caused by… Read More

Army Lightens Up For Once

Marine Missing From World War II Accounted For

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a serviceman, unaccounted for since World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors…. Read More

President Obama Award Medal of Honor to CPT Florent Groberg

DOD Identifies Afghanistan Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Master Sgt. Peter A. McKenna Jr., 35, of Bristol, Rhode Island, died Aug. 8, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds when he… Read More

Soldier Missing From WWII Accounted For

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing since World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors…. Read More

Soldier Missing from Korean War Accounted For

Airmen Missing From WWII Accounted For

DOD Announces Operation Freedom’s Sentinel Qualifies for Campaign Medal

Army approves awards for victims of 2009 Fort Hood attack

Secretary of the Army John McHugh announced today that he has approved awarding the Purple Heart and its civilian counterpart, the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom, to victims of a 2009 shooting at Fort… Read More

WWII Missing Soldier Identified

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing since World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors…. Read More