Colonel Relieved From Position After Losing Weapons, Ends Up With Promotion

June 22, 2018 James Baker 0

Armories have long had strict rules in order to make sure that issued weapons don’t ‘accidentally’ walk off-base. However, somehow, at Minot Air Force Base in Minot, North Dakota, those regulations failed to protect weapons and explosives from going missing. Within a month, the base announced that they had lost a box of 40mm grenade rounds for a Mk 19 automatic grenade launcher, as well as an M-240 machine gun. But, the officer in charge didn’t get punished; instead, he was given a new position with Air Force Special Operations Command in a better area with more responsibility. Colonel Jason (Read More)

Avowed Army Communist Receives Other Than Honorable Discharge

June 15, 2018 James Baker 0

Eight months ago, the name ‘Spenser Rapone’ became internationally known, when the West Point graduate was photoed, in uniform, supporting communism at his graduation and in other venues. Now, after nearly a year, he has been given an ‘OTH’ discharge from the U.S. Army. Second Lieutenant Rapone graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2016. However, late last year, he decided to share images of him in the Academy’s uniform showing communist political propaganda, which included using a sign under his cap promoting leftist ideology and ‘selfies’ of him wearing Che Guevara shirts beneath his uniform. The military’s stance (Read More)

President Trump Forced to Call Off Most Historic Geopolitical Event since Cold War

May 24, 2018 James Baker 0

President Trump has been forced to cancel his planned meeting with Kim Jong-un and North Korea after a slew of hateful and violent rhetoric from the hermit kingdom’s capital of Pyongyang. The president made the announcement from his twitter account earlier this morning. Sadly, I was forced to cancel the Summit Meeting in Singapore with Kim Jung Un. pic.twitter.com/qEoi9ymUEz — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 24, 2018 For several days it appeared the master negotiator-in-chief had arranged secret dealings ahead of the pre-planned meeting for June 12th. Now, however, the president is pulling out of the negotiations and cites intense (Read More)

Navy Finally Responds Following Deadly Crash That Killed 7 Sailors

May 8, 2018 James Baker 0

The Navy has just released preliminary information regarding the officers involved in the tragic Fitzgerald crash that took place last year on July 17th when the battle destroyer made contact with a civilian merchant shipping vessel. Seven sailors died in the accident. Two of the three officers involved in the accident still have their names concealed, but will be made public at a hearing later this week. Lt. j.g. Sarah Coppock was the officer in charge—the officer of the deck (OOD) early on that fateful day as the Fitzgerald made its way through Japanese waters. She will face a court-martial (Read More)

Senate Confirms Pompeo as Top U.S. Diplomat on the Front of North Korean Meeting

April 27, 2018 James Baker 0

The Senate has now cleared Mike Pompeo to serve as the next Secretary of State. The decision comes with perfect timing as South and North Korea make a historic leap towards talks of peace. Pompeo will now serve as America’s top diplomat during high-intensity engagements—such as those with North Korea sure to already be in the works. Pompeo is the outgoing CIA director and a West Point graduate. He is slated to be sworn in immediately and will depart within just hours on his first diplomatic voyage to Europe. The vote in the Senate was 57-42, one of the closest (Read More)