I’m posting this here primarily so I can post the pictures on Truth Before Dishonor without eating up too much of Mr Hitchcock’s bandwidth! More pictures after the fold.
One of the stories in the news today concerns running back Eric Kettani, of the New England Patriots, who was graduated from the United States Naval Academy and commissioned as an officer in the Navy. Lt Kettani was ordered to, and has, reported to the USS Klakring (FFG-42) for deployment. Lt Kettani requested leave, to [...]
This was a very important story to me, on the front page of The Philadelphia Inquirer: From mourner to Marine By Tom Infield, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. – When her Marine boyfriend died in a helicopter crash off the Horn of Africa in 2006, Lesley Reed was lost. [...]
Gretchen Carlson, of Fox News’ morning show, Fox & friends, knocked out 12 — that’s what I counted, though the story says twenty — push-ups after a story about how Well, just remember: our female soldiers all do real push-ups, too, and they have to pass an Army Physical Fitness Test, which includes push-ups, twice [...]
PFC Pico and her Army Reserve unit have left for Fort Indiantown Gap , where they will undergo two days of MOUT — Military Operations in an Urban Terrain — training. Fort Indiantown Gap is a Pennsylvania National Guard Training Center, but Army Reserve units use it for training purposes as well. My older daughter [...]
SPC Pico will be heading to Fort Dix, New Jersey today, for her Warrior Leader Course, something she is required to take for promotion.
The Army is listening to our soldiers: Army dumps beret as official ACU headgear By Lance M. Bacon – Staff writer Posted : Monday Jun 13, 2011 8:08:04 EDT The troops spoke, and the leadership listened: On Tuesday, patrol caps will once again be the official headgear for the Army Combat Uniform. The beret change [...]
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