Medic Given Highest Honor By President After Incredible Act

October 3, 2018 G W 0

In the Global War on Terror, a number of heroes have risen to the call. United States Army Staff Sergeant (E-6) Ronald J. Shurer II showed his heroism on the battlefield, for which he was awarded the highest military honor in the nation, the prestigious Medal of Honor, by Donald Trump. When Shurer first attempted to join the United States Marine Corps, he was rejected “due to a medical condition,” which was pancreatitis from a bicycling accident. After terrorists slammed planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, he reapplied, and the military decided to allow him to join. (Read More)

President Trump Awards Posthumous Congressional Medal Of Honor

August 24, 2018 G W 0

On August 22, 2018 Air Force Tech Sergeant John Chapman was posthumously awarded the nation’s highest valor commendation, the Congressional Medal of Honor. In a White House presentation ceremony, attended by fellow warriors and Chapman’s family members, his widow Valerie Nessel accepted the honor from President Donald Trump, the Air Force Times reports. Chapman died heroically in Afghanistan at the 2002 Battle of Takur Ghar. Already wounded, the airman from Windsor Locks, Connecticut fought on the ground to his very last, to clear the way for an incoming squadron of reinforcements. “It’s been a long road coming,” Nessel acknowledged, “but (Read More)

President Trump Makes 9-Year History For Military

August 15, 2018 G W 0

To say that people in the military are underpaid for their work is an understatement. The work of an enlisted soldier or officer can include such horrific dangers as encountering NBC materials (nuclear, chemical, biological), being shot at, and a number of other frightful things that most people in the private sector would never do for the pay that soldiers are given. President Donald J. Trump made a promise during his campaign to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces, a promise that he would stand with them and be their advocate, whether that meant new tanks (Read More)

Associated Press Pushes Military ‘Immigrant’ Discharge Story

July 13, 2018 G W 0

Immigrants who were allowed to sign up for the Army by Barack Obama’s administration as recruits and reservists on a “path” to United States citizenship are being “abruptly and quietly” discharged, Associated Press is reporting. “They are not being told why,” AP’s twitter account posted. “An immigration attorney says the U.S. Army is quietly discharging immigrant recruits.” What the AP is reporting sounds terrible, but a deeper look shows that the information is more misleading than accurate. A full analysis requires looking at the bigger picture and putting the information into context. The AP advises readers they haven’t seen any (Read More)