Monthly Archives: February 2012

Obama Cuts Military Benefits, Leaves Unionized Civilians Untouched

From Jim Hoft at GatewayPundit: They will now only get the $7.50 daily proration for the individual days they are actually serving in harm’s way instead of for the whole month. (DOD) Barack Obama cut pay for military men and women serving in harm’s … Continue reading

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Media Continues Racism Narrative on Death of Private Danny Chen

Apparently the racism narrative on the suicide of Private Danny Chen isn’t going away.  From the Washington Post: NEW YORK — The harassment of Danny Chen, 19, started in basic training — teasing about his name, repeated questions of whether … Continue reading

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Girl Kept Captive and Starved in Madison Basement

What is it with people in Madison? When the malnourished 15-year-old awoke each morning, she could hear her family eating and getting ready for the day. If she felt especially brave or desperate she would call to her stepmother and … Continue reading

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Walter Reed Overturns PTSD Diagnoses From Madigan Army Medical Center

First we need a little background on the issue. From Uncle Jimbo at Blackfive. In a lecture to colleagues, a Madigan Army Medical Center psychiatrist said a soldier who retires with a post-traumatic-stress-disorder diagnosis could eventually receive $1.5 million in … Continue reading

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Returning Vets Face Job Discrimination by Federal Government

Laws are for the private sector. Every year, more than a thousand National Guard, reserve and active-duty troops coming back from Iraq, Afghanistan or other military duties complain of being denied jobs or otherwise being penalized by employers because of their … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Cookies

I was just wondering, how long will it be until Michelle Obama’s next health initiative is banning, or otherwise modifying girl scout cookies?  How long until they can only be purchased in cute little four cookie packs “for our own good?” … Continue reading

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Lewis-McChord Soldier Charged With Theft of Military Equipment

This is a perfect example of how not to advance your military career, or make friends in the Army. Pvt. Nicholas Solt of Slatington, Pennsylvania, has been arrested in connection with $630,000 worth of missing equipment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, according … Continue reading

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Suicidal veteran called crisis line, charged with weapons violation

Sadly, this is not the one I mentioned a week ago.  This is a new case. Homeless and depressed, Sean Duvall wandered the streets of Blacksburg, each step taking him closer to suicide. In his backpack he carried a final … Continue reading

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Veterans Bike Journey, and More VA Incompetence

Sometimes you just have to do something —anything — to get people’s attention. Jeremy Staat and Wesley Barrientos, veterans of the Iraq War, have been consumed by that feeling for months now. They’re proud of their military service and proud of … Continue reading

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Veterans are Highly Disagreeable

Boy this sounds awfully familiar.  From This Ain’t Hell. The Huffington Post reports that “Military Service Does Number On Vets’ Minds, Study Suggests“. The upshot is that we’re all disagreeable; “Military recruits are a little less warm and friendly to … Continue reading

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