Category: Military

Military April 16, 2021 Fort Hood’s Vanessa Guillen Tragedy Leads to Army-Wide Overhaul of Sexual Assault, Harassment Prevention; Bill Would Give US Vets of 1966 Spain Bomb Accident Benefits; Air Force Colonel Allowed to Retire Amid Reports of ‘Frat-Boy Atmosphere’ in Unit and more ->
Task & Purpose: Army to review 2017 decision not to prosecute soldier for rape [Updated] “They blew it.”; Fort Jackson soldier caught on video berating Black man is charged with assault ‘The individual that was arrested was the aggressor.’; The Air Force’s troubled KC-46 aircraft has a toilet that leaks shit everywhere Mile-high cow pie. And more ->




Military April 14 & 15, 2021 Reported Dead 80 Years Ago, Retired Navy Capt. ‘Robbie’ Roberts Turns 107; Coast Guard: 12 Missing, 1 Dead, 6 Rescued from Capsized Ship off Louisiana; Section of Army Garrison Bavaria Closed After Unexploded Grenades Discovered; How a Retired Army Infantry Veteran Transformed a Franchise Brand and more ->
DoD: U.S. Must Get ‘On the Field’ in Arctic to Defend National Interests There and more ->






Military April 13, 2021 WATCH: Charles Coolidge, Who Charged at German Tanks with a Bazooka and Grenades, Gets Medal of Honor in Vintage Footage; Sailor’s Suicide Is the Third Tied to Hawaii’s Submarine Force in Past 16 Months; Biden to Withdraw Last US Troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11: Report and more ->
Task & Purpose: The full story behind that viral video of a sergeant major rummaging through a Marine’s home You’ve seen the video. Now get the full story.; The Air Force just let in a white supremacist that a Google search could have caught Yes, seriously. And more ->
DoD: Sports Heroes Who Served: Baseball Legend Larry Doby Served in the Navy During WWII; General Says NATO Prepared to Respond to Aggression Should Deterrence Fail and more ->






I record ALL my interactions with police. We should record all our interactions with our public officials while they work in their official capacity. It is hard to get records so we must make our own.
Robin Comeaux
2 hours ago
In self-defense classes people are instructed to go to a well lit area before pulling over when a police officer is behind you. You are also told to call 911 and tell them that a police officer is pulling you over and you are going to whatever place

Military April 12, 2021

DoD: Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pfc. Joe R. Hastings Soviet Cosmonaut Made Pioneering Spaceflight 60 Years Ago; Temporary Burial Place Has Been Decided for Army Chaplain Emil Kapaun, Family Says; Sleep Disorders Are Skyrocketing Among US Military Personnel, Survey Finds and more ->
Task & Purpose: Cop fired after pepper-spraying unarmed Army lieutenant during traffic stop The police department said the officer didn’t follow procedures.; ‘It’s only four more laps’ — EOD soldier sets a world record running a mile in a 96-pound bomb suit “In my head I knew that I only had to run four more laps, and for the rest of my life it’s done.” More ->



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Military April 11, 2021 New Mexico Families Keep Alive Memories of Soldiers’ Bataan Death March; German President: Buchenwald a Reminder of Nazi ‘Barbarism; Army Corps Names 2 New Boats for Fallen Georgia Soldiers and more->
Task & Purpose: Hey, UFOs that keep buzzing Navy ships: Are you from China? You have my number. Call me, maybe? More->
DoD: Austin Says U.S. Commitment to Israel Remains ‘Ironclad’ and more->





Military April 10, 2021 Ray Lambert, D-Day Survivor, WWII Torch Bearer, Dies at 100; ‘Fighting on All Fronts’: Deported US Veterans Cautiously Optimistic Biden Will Bring Them Home and more ->
Task & Purpose: Remembering the USS Iowa explosion and aftermath First came the explosion. Then, the cover-up.; Video shows police draw weapons, pepper spray unarmed Army officer in uniform “I’m honestly afraid to get out,” the soldier says. “Yeah, you should be,” replied the officer. And more ->




Military April 09, 2021

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark;[1] 10 June 1921[fn 1] – 9 April 2021) was a member of the British royal family as the husband of Elizabeth II.

Philip was born into the Greek and Danish royal families. He was born in Greece, but his family was exiled from the country when he was eighteen months old. After being educated in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, he joined the British Royal Navy in 1939, aged 18. From July 1939, he began corresponding with the then thirteen-year-old Princess Elizabeth, whom he had first met in 1934. During the Second World War he served with distinction in the Mediterranean and Pacific Fleets. After the war, Philip was granted permission by George VI to marry Elizabeth. Before the official announcement of their engagement in July 1947, he abandoned his Greek and Danish titles and styles, became a naturalised British subject, and adopted his maternal grandparents’ surname Mountbatten. He married Elizabeth on 20 November 1947. Just before the wedding, he was granted the style His Royal Highness and created Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich by King George VI. Philip left active military service when Elizabeth became queen in 1952, having reached the rank of commander, and was made a British prince in 1957.

Philip had four children with Elizabeth: Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. Through a British Order in Council issued in 1960, descendants of the couple not bearing royal styles and titles can use the surname Mountbatten-Windsor, which has also been used by some members of the royal family who do hold titles, such as Anne, Andrew, and Edward.

A sports enthusiast, Philip helped develop the equestrian event of carriage driving. He was a patron, president, or member of over 780 organisations, and he served as chairman of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, a self-improvement program for young people aged 14 to 24.[2] He was the longest-serving consort of a reigning British monarch and the longest-lived male member of the British royal family. He retired from his royal duties on 2 August 2017, aged 96, having completed 22,219 solo engagements since 1952. Philip died on 9 April 2021, two months before his 100th birthday.

Read more -> Prince Philip Once Lit Up Enemy Ships During a Bloody Nighttime WWII Naval Battle and more ->
Task & Purpose: An Air Guard colonel was allowed to quietly retire while his unit was investigated for sexual misconduct “They were like, ‘rape her!’ and people started laughing.”; An Army officer accused of fatally striking a man with his car is in line for promotion to colonel Ravnsborg was allegedly “browsing political websites” on his phone before he hit Joseph Boever with his vehicle.;
DoD: President’s FY 2022 Discretionary Funding Request for the Department of Defense and more ->




Military April 08, 2021 The Davao Dozen: How Americans First Learned About the Bataan Death March; Ex-Fort Bragg Soldier Gets 12.5 Years in Staged Kidnapping of 12-Year-Old Girl; Lawmaker Blames ‘Lack of Urgency’ for Sluggish Military Records Processing and more ->
Task & Purpose: How this Army lieutenant pulled off an elaborate scheme to join the military without his family knowing “My aunt asked me, ‘Who are these guys in a military uniform?’ And I’m like ‘Oh, that’s my Uber driver.'” More ->
DoD: Ceremony Remembers U.S., Vietnamese Personnel Killed in 2001 Helicopter Crash; At Pentagon, Sexual Assault Awareness Is a Full-Time Effort and more ->
The Angry Staff Officer, By Howard Zhou: Paper Tiger: The Myth of Physical Conflict with China and Implications for Land Warfare in the Pacific


Military April 07, 2021 Officials ID Remains of Sailor Killed in Pearl Harbor Attack; New Book on Navy Reading List Prompts Senator to Introduce Bill Banning Racial Bias Training; Marine Veteran Wanted for Murder Added to US Marshals ‘Most Wanted List; It’s Official: The Air Force’s New F-15EX Fighter Will Be Called the Eagle II and more ->
Task & Purpose: Three immigrants who earned the US military’s highest award for combat bravery; 4 things to know before entering the civilian workforce after disability retirement Disability isn’t an unemployment sentence and more ->






Military April 06, 2021

Task & Purpose: Shooter killed at Fort Detrick, 2 others reportedly in critical condition ‘Fort Detrick Police have neutralized an active shooter situation’; Navy one-star admiral fired over sexual harassment allegation Relieved of command.; We salute Dream Doodles, the airman whose comics show the hilarity of Air Force life “I’ve had so many silly moments where I’ve thought ‘am I the only one who goes through this?’” And more -> Two Firms to Compete to Equip Army with New Arctic Combat Vehicles; Service Chiefs Confer After Air Force General Calls Army Hypersonic Missile Plan ‘Stupid’; Tennessee Man Charged with Aiding ISIS Just a Harmless Loser, His Lawyer Says; The Bar Bet That May Have Won America’s Independence and more ->
DoD: DOD Hosts Fifth Annual Virtual Military Spouse Symposium; Sports Heroes Who Served: Soldier Sets Sights on Competing in Tokyo Olympics and more ->
By Erin Blakemore, What Happened After the Liberation of Auschwitz Of the few who survived the Nazi camp complex, a handful returned to ensure the site couldn’t be swept away into historical memory