Tag: The Angry Staff Officer

Military October 13, 14 , 15 & 16, 2021

Military.com: ‘The Enemy Is Lurking in Our Bodies’ — Women Veterans Say Toxic Exposure Caused Breast Cancer; Join Your Veteran’s Health Care Team; Settlement Spurs Navy to Take Another Look at ‘Bad Paper’ Discharges of Traumatized Vets; Coast Guard: Wreck Found in Atlantic Is Storied Cutter Bear and more ->
Task & Purpose: Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller sentenced to forfeit $5,000 in pay and gets letter of reprimand Scheller will now begin the process of exiting the service.; The Sgt. Maj. of the Army wants leaders to stop scheduling training just for the sake of it “Stand up for your people.”; The active-duty Army is facing a record suicide rate. Leaders have no idea how to fix it“ Is there something we’re missing?”; The military has a suicide crisis. Its leaders bear most of the blame Since 9/11, about 7,057 service members have died in military operations. In the same time period, an estimated 30,177 service members and veterans have died by suicide. And more ->
DoD: Austin, Milley Welcome New Transcom Commander; DOD Undersecretary Shares Tech Career Advice With Women and more ->
The Angry Staff Officer: So, About that Next Wave: Planning for the Next War










Military February 21, 2021

Military.com: History-Making U-2 Pilot Puts Her Toughness to the Test in CBS Reality Show ‘Tough as Nails’; Strangers Unite to Ensure Veteran who Died Was Not Alone or Forgotten and more ->
Task & Purpose: This is the Army video that finally introduced America to the Green Berets The film captures Green Berets with the 10th Special Forces Group conducting field training exercises.; How an army of artists and tricksters conned the Nazis and bluffed their way to victory in World War II It sounds like an idea that was cooked up in a Hollywood writer’s room, but it really happened.; Marine awarded for saving drowning couple from rough waters in California “It’s what Marines are expected to do.” And more ->
The Angry Staff Officer: Masked
The Angry Staff Officer: Good Intentions Do Not a Good Commander Make
Just A Car Guy: Marilyn in Korea, 1954



Military November 22, 2020

Military.com: Navy Investigation of Pensacola Shooting Points to ‘Toxic’ Command Climate as Factor; Illinois WWII Veteran Survived POW Camps and Forced March and more ->
Task & Purpose: Obama gave Adm. McRaven a gift after the SEALs took out bin Laden: A tape measure; Check out these incredible photos of all four Air Force tactical demo team jets flying in formation and more ->
The Angry Staff Officer: Pantheon Book Review: Or, How I Lost a Bet



Military November 11 & 12, 2020

Military.com: Famous Veterans Who Died in 2020; Veteran Comic Gets Serious About ‘Mental Hell and Wellness’ and more ->Listen to Actor Michael Caine Talk About Fighting in Korea;
Task & Purpose: Disabled veteran imprisoned in Alabama for medical marijuana possession is released; Vanessa Guillén’s family: Fort Hood’s new memorial gate means leadership ‘listened to us’; Half a century ago, this soldier escaped armed captors in Africa. He’s still fighting for the recognition many say he’s due and more ->
DOD: Voices of World War II; Nation Honors Veterans at Arlington National Cemetery; New Museum Tells the Story of the U.S. Army and more ->
The Angry Staff Officer: A Veterans Day Carol: Being a Ghost Story of Veterans Day
The Angry Staff Officer: Finding Space – Chapter Sixteen








Military October 11, 2020

Military.com: Celebrated Pilot Capt. Sully Urges Further Updates to Boeing’s 737 MAX; Tentative Settlements in WVa Veterans’ Hospital Deaths; With His Grandparents Drifting Away from the Boat, He Steps up to Save Them. He’s 11.; At Naval Station Norfolk, a Different Kind of Bucket Line to Fight Fires and more ->
Task & Purpose: It looks like Trump just ended the Afghanistan war via Twitter; Sailors receive awards for thwarting a gunman who attacked Naval Air Station Corpus Christi; 2 Marine veterans among conspirators charged in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan governor and more ->
The Angry Staff Officer: Forget Love in the Time of Cholera, How About Assessment in the Time of COVID-19?




Military September 27, 2020

Military.com: Hawaii Takes Over Veterans Home with 26 Coronavirus Deaths and more ->

Task & Purppose: Deaths, violence cast shadows over Fort Hood; It’s been 80 days since DoD leaders promised to release an investigation ‘within days’ into an Army helicopter buzzing protesters; Admiral who led the SEALs during the Eddie Gallagher case headed to Special Operations Command and more ->

The Angry Staff Officer: Star Wars is Bullsh*t! – Lies Science Fiction Taught Me About Strategic Planning





Military August 05, 2020

Military.com: 4th US Service Member to Die of COVID-19 Was Army Reservist, Christian Pastor; Air Force OKs Pants for Women’s Mess Dress Uniforms and more ->

Task & Purpose: Naval Special Warfare Command cuts ties with SEAL museum over video of dogs attacking man in Colin Kaepernick jersey; Beirut reels from massive explosion as death toll climbs to at least 100 and more ->

The Angry Staff Officer: Finding Space – Chapter Fourteen




Military July 25, 2020

Military.com: Arizona Woman Charged with Trying to Support al-Qaida; Hawaii Military Bases Brace for Possible Direct Hit by Powerful Hurricane Douglas; The Air Force Wanted Feedback on Racial Injustice. The Response Was Overwhelming and more ->
Task & Purpose: One dead, one injured in domestic dispute at Hurlburt Field; Fort Bragg paratrooper helps rescue driver and toddler from smoking vehicle and more ->

DOD: Adaptability, Resilience Marked EMF-M’s Historic Stateside Deployment; Space Force Rockets Toward Milestones and more ->

The Angry Staff Offier: How “Scrubs” Characters are Basically Your Military Unit





Military July 21, 2020

Military.com: As Court-Martial Continues, Naval Academy Midshipman Found Not Guilty of Attempted Sexual Assault; Former Airman Reality Winner, Imprisoned for Leaking Government Secrets, Tests Positive for COVID-19; Former Army Medic Gets Second Silver Star Over 50 Years After Saving 10 in Vietnam; Soldier Vanessa Guillen’s Murder Now a Rallying Cry for Lawmakers; Daughter of Coast Guard’s Top Enlisted Leader Awarded Lifesaving Medal for Water Rescue; Severely Disabled Veterans Will Soon Be Eligible for Bigger Adaptive Housing Grants and more ->

Task & Purpose: How a Pennsylvania veterans nursing home failed residents during a COVID-19 outbreak; That time Robin Williams had the perfect response when troops in Kuwait interrupted his comedy show and more ->

DOD: Sports Heroes Who Served: Baseball Legend Brooks Robinson; Army Sponsorship Program Helps Ease Transition for Soldiers, Families and more ->

The Angry Staff Officer: Put Down Clausewitz, Pick Up Pratchett






Military May 27, 2020

Task & Purpose: Army Reserve identifies soldier who died of COVID-19; A survivor of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ and cancer just became an Air Force major—from her porch;
Military.com: MQ-9 Drone Crew Awarded Air Force Achievement Medals After RPG Attack; Sergeant Major of the Army Explains How a Socially Distanced ACFT Will Workand more ->
DOD: Top DOD Officials to Hold Virtual Town Hall Meeting; USS Kidd Transitions to Next Phase of COVID-19 Response and more ->
The Angry Staff Officer: Leader, Know Thyself