Category Archives: Veterans

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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Project Healing Waters

A Soldier from my old unit recently informed me that my photo was gracing the front page of Andrew Breitbart’s Big Hollywood. There is a writeup on Project Healing Waters, the organization that consumed much of my time and effort during … Continue reading

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Walter Reed Officers Disciplined For Hasan, Fort Hood Shooting

Finally some good news from this whole mess. Nine Army officers received reprimands for missing the warning flags raised by accused Fort Hood killer Maj. Nidal Hasan as he rose through the ranks of the military. The nine officers – all ranked … Continue reading

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Wounded Soldiers Stuck in Limbo, Addicted to Meds

Well color me unsurprised. Medical officials estimate that 25 percent to 35 percent of about 10,000 ailing soldiers assigned to special wounded-care companies or battalions are addicted or dependent on drugs — particularly prescription narcotic pain relievers, according to an … Continue reading

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End of the Year Veteran Donations

I’ve been looking for something to post that would show everyone that I’m not dead, but didn’t revolve around politics like much of my past content.  So I decided to finally write about something I’ve been meaning to for a … Continue reading

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Log Rolling World Title #8, No Thanks to the VA

This weekend at the Lumberjack World Championships in Hayward, WI I won my 8th log rolling world title. Here is the final match, minus the second fall Darren Hudson got on me (for some reason it wasn’t filmed). I think I … Continue reading

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British Government Withdraws Amputee Soldier’s Benefits For Walking 400m

And I thought our VA system was bad. A soldier has spoken of his disgust after his disability benefit was axed despite losing a leg fighting for his country. Private Aron Shelton, 26, had his left leg amputated in December … Continue reading

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Another Walter Reed Amputee Returns To Combat

Capt. Dan Luckett of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division is assigned to one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan, the Zhari district just north of Kandahar city, where Taliban attacks are common. He goes on patrols, lifts weights in … Continue reading

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Senate Democrats Tax Veterans

You can’t really blame Senate Democrats. They are simply following in the footsteps of Obama, who tried to make wounded Veterans like me pay for our war injuries with private insurance. I guess it’s only fitting they come after my … Continue reading

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Obama Spites Veterans Part II

As proof that the last post wasn’t a joke, I offer the latest news out of the American Legion. WASHINGTON, DC (March 16, 2009) – The leader of the nation’s largest veterans organization says he is “deeply disappointed and concerned” … Continue reading

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