Category Archives: Danny Chen

SPC Ryan Offutt Trial – Update (See Below)

The second trial surrounding the death of Private Danny Chen is set to begin today at Fort Bragg.  SPC Ryan Offutt faces similar charges to what Sgt. Holcomb did last week.  The first trial concluded with Sgt. Holcomb acquitted of … Continue reading

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SGT Adam Holcomb Trial

I am going to break my own rule here and make direct comments on the trial proceedings instead of just general comments about Private Danny Chen.  Some of the things out there being said are so utterly reprehensible and dishonest … Continue reading

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The Final Word on Private Danny Chen, Part 1

I am a bit of a rush to get this out, so please do not expect any Shakespearean eloquence (or grammar) in my writing. I am also going to try and limit my posts to a couple of thousand words … Continue reading

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Private Danny Chen and the False Racism Narrative

Those who are regular readers here know that I have been following the events surrounding the death of Private Danny Chen pretty attentively.  I grew suspect of the accusations of racial abuse as soon as they were tossed around by … 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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Private Chen Had Trouble Adjusting To Military Life

I no more than hit publish on the previous post and a find some interesting comments around the web about the death of Private Danny Chen. Now keep in mind I have not verified any of these sources yet.   Speculate … Continue reading

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Soldier Commits Suicide, Family Blames Racism

First, the allegations. Family and friends of Danny Chen, who apparently shot himself to death in Afghanistan, say racist taunts and bullying led to the tragedy, and they are demanding more action beyond the arrests of eight of his fellow … Continue reading

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