Number 3 VA Official Resigns As Inspector General Report Rips Open Scandal, Going Public

February 16, 2018 James Baker 0

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs now has a fresh scandal on their hands as evidence uncovers a lofty travel scandal. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin’s chief of staff Vivieca Simpson resigned promptly as news of a travel expense scam went public. The scandal revolves around Simpson’s altering of records to hide payments for Wimbledon tickets and airfare. Ms. Simpson is the third highest ranking member of the VA—her retirement was confirmed by Shulkin on Friday. Currently, reports reveal the VA is experiencing turmoil among their ranks in the execution of President Trump’s new order allowing veterans to choose their (Read More)

Military Quietly Removes Top Disqualifier for Female Infantry Officers

February 14, 2018 James Baker 0

With zero notice and no formal announcement, the Marine Corps changed one of its most grueling challenges—the rite of passage known as the combat endurance test on the very first day of Infantry Officer training. They altered it from a pass and fail test to an ungraded exercise. General Robert Neller, Commandant of the Marine Corps, decided in November to transition the test from a high-stakes objective to an assessment. This allows students to drop without the risk of losing their spot in the officer class. Officials confirmed that the test has a “historically low” attrition rate since being made (Read More)

Army Pushed to Change Basic Training as Growing Problem Becomes Epidemic

February 12, 2018 James Baker 0

The United States Army is soon going to be unveiling a complete redesign of the iconic Basic Combat Training each new recruit is required to complete before becoming a soldier. The change comes at the behest of company commanders who complain that new soldiers arrive to their unit with sloppy military appearance as well as poor attitudes with little to no discipline. By summer, some recruits who enter the military will go through a new form of Basic that places a higher emphasis on drill and ceremony, inspections, military history, technical skills, and physical fitness. New field training exercises will (Read More)

Student Secretly Records California High School Class, Disgusting Military Speech By Teacher Goes Viral

January 29, 2018 James Baker 0

A teacher from California is now facing severe backlash as a video captured from his classroom went viral on social media websites. The video in question shows him berating and aggressively verbally assaulting a student who was wearing a sweatshirt with the Marine Corps Insignia. School officials have since confirmed that the voice heard in the video is in fact a teacher: Gregory Salcido from El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, California. The video is quite disturbing. Help me make this go viral. My friends son was sporting his marine sweater while this liberal douche teacher rants about… Posted (Read More)

Captains Behind Deadly Naval Collisions Now Face More Than Dishonorable Discharges

January 18, 2018 James Baker 0

The Navy is now taking steps to correct—or at least attempt to “make right”—the deadly collisions that took the lives of 17 soldiers last year. The two Commanding Officers of the involved battle destroyers, Bryce Benson and Alfredo Sanchez, are now facing court-martial. In addition to the two commanding officers, a skipper and chief petty officer have also been recommended for punishment under the UCMJ. The charge against them is negligent homicide. In addition, 8 sailors were also handed down non-judicial punishment. An investigation reviewed by Military.com showed that those keeping watch on ship were looking the wrong way—moments later (Read More)