Military

A French Soldier’s View of US Soldiers in Afghanistan

February 23, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Warrior Lodge What follows is an account from a French ISAF soldier that was stationed with American Warfighters in Afghanistan sometime in the past 6 years.  This was copied and translated from an editorial French newspaper. A NOS FRERES D’ARMES AMERICAINS “We have shared our daily life with two […]

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Medal of Honor Recipient Corporal Kyle Carpenter Will Leave You Speechless

February 17, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Brooke McGowan Corporal Kyle Carpenter was wounded in battle in Afghanistan while protecting his brother Marine. Corporal Kyle Carpenter is a hero, and received the nation’s highest honor last summer from President Obama. He is the nation’s youngest living recipient of the honor. Corporal Carpenter jumped on a grenade […]

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Panel warns Tricare in ‘death spiral’

February 13, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By DCG Stars and Stripes: The military’s Tricare health insurance is a broken system that is now in a “death spiral” and must be replaced, a congressional review commission told the House on Wednesday. The insurance has been veering toward less choice and access since it was created and […]

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Army revokes Green Beret’s Silver Star for killing known enemy and bomb-maker

February 7, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by;  Veronica Coffin By Allen West Just when I think the news cannot possibly get any worse and it’s gonna be hard for me to find something to talk about – we hit a new low. The U.S. Army is hiding a deserter — Bowe Bergdahl. We have Army Lieutenant Clint Lorance […]

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Army Deserter Bowe Bergdahl – And Obama’s Attempted Cover Up

January 27, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin by Brian Hayes UPDATE BELOW – Story has been confirmed by the Pentagon Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was returned from the Taliban in exchange for the freedom of five key terrorists, is being charged with desertion for leaving his post. And disturbingly, the Army made this determination more than three […]

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Budget Cuts to Military Could Cost American Lives

January 26, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Michael Ware We should be use to our government making decisions that make little sense. In an age when we see millions spent on bridges to nowhere and tunnels for turtles, it should not surprise us when we see effective things replace by the ineffective. The powers that […]

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US-Built Ebola Treatment Centers Reportedly Sit Empty in Liberia

January 23, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin by DCG Military.com: Several treatment centers built by U.S. troops and meant to receive Ebola patients are sitting empty or nearly empty in the West African country of Liberia, according to a published report. The Washington Post reports that the worst of the deadly outbreak appeared to have passed […]

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Army Lieutenant Clint Lorance Gets 19 Years at Ft. Levenworth because He defended his Troops against Islamic Jihadists

January 22, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Tim Brown First Lieutenant Clint Lorance never imagined that following the rule of engagement to save not only his life, but the lives of his fellow soldiers against Islamic enemies would result in him spending nearly two decades in prison. But it did. Lorance, 30, had been trained […]

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U.S. to close 15 military bases in Europe, as Russia’s presence grows

January 10, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Dr. Eowyn: After provoking a new Cold War with Moscow — imposing economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, specifically Crimea — the U.S. is retreating from Europe with the closure of 15 military bases. At a minimum, Obama’s foreign policy is a mess of confusion and mixed messages. […]

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Veterans look back on Afghanistan, Iraq odyssey with strong emotions

December 29, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin After climbing a ridgeline, Pfc. Alexander Simpson, of 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment’s Headquarters and Headquarters Troop reconnaissance platoon, scans a nearby valley in Nuristan Provinc By Heath Druzin BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — In the rings beneath his steely eyes lies the toll of Army helicopter pilot Steven […]

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Having a bad day at work? Try dealing with incomings…

December 24, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin by DCG Originally published on January 29, 2014: My military guy came home from Afghanistan last October, after serving and surviving one year there. He shared with me this video of what it’s like to get rocketed in Bagram. It’s pretty scary to us civilians yet know that our […]

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Could the US even launch a nuclear missile if it wanted to?

December 20, 2014

Email this pageCould the US even launch a nuclear missile if it wanted to? Critics point to growing alarm at decay of Air Force’s atomic weapons command Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Associated Press Faced with one of its biggest challenges in years – repairing a troubled nuclear missile corps – the Air Force has […]

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Black Helicopters Descend on Dallas For Special Forces Drill

December 18, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com Alarmed residents who reported low-flying black helicopters with their lights turned off buzzing downtown Dallas Monday night were witnessing U.S. Special Forces drills intended to allow troops to get a feel for “realistic urban sites”. “Twitter users reported seeing blacked-out helicopters flying in low, […]

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Survey finds U.S. military plagued with low morale

December 17, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin by StMA The U.S. military, the most powerful military in the world, has a severe morale problem. A Military Times survey of 2,300 active-duty troops conducted in July-August 2014, found morale indicators on the decline in nearly every aspect of military life. Troops report significantly lower overall job satisfaction, […]

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Do You Even Know How Many Troops Our Gov’t Has Sent to Fight ISIS at This Point?

December 10, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Melissa Melton Question: do you even know how many troops America has sent to fight ISIS at this point? I didn’t until today. Gosh…you know, it wasn’t so long ago that people were outraged at the thought of a U.S. intervention in Syria. Americans were calling up their […]

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Mission Derailed: Military Now Just a ‘Social Experiment’

December 10, 2014

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin     CBN News — “Underpaid, under-equipped and under-appreciated.”  That’s how many members of the U.S. military feel, according to a new survey by the Military Times. The survey of 2,300 active duty troops found morale has declined sharply during the last five years, and most servicemen and women […]

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