Category Archives: Military

Fry Cook

Should a person be paid $15 an hour to dunk fries in boiling grease? In 2015, a US Army Sergeant with four years’ experience makes $14.66 an hour.  This is determined by taking the monthly base pay, dividing by the … Continue reading

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Secure the Southern Border for Free

Well, not free, but on the cheap. The southern border hasn’t been in the news much anymore, the headlines have moved on to other disasters.  But the recent, poorly worded remarks by Donald Trump have caused it to surface again.  … Continue reading

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Military Base Active Shooters

I watched the news today about a possible active shooter at the Washington DC Naval Base.  The same Naval Base where two years ago an active shooter killed 12 people.  Improvements in security have been made over the past two … Continue reading

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Out of Town on the Government Dime

Every time I see the photo of this ass-clown, dufus GSA administrator, sitting in the hot tub of his hotel suite, with his glass of wine at the ready, my blood pressure skyrockets, because my taxes paid for it. The … Continue reading

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Don’t Roll Your Eyes at Me!

The big story on the news today is the congressional hearings on the misbehavior of some Secret Service agents.  I guess agents attending parties paid for by drug cartels that included prostitutes is considered misbehavior.  Just misbehavior, not cause for … Continue reading

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Lead by Example

A soldier and senior NCO I admire was appointed as the State Sergeant Major.  His first critical tasking was to clean up the massive amount of delinquent Non-commissioned Officer Evaluation Reports (NCOER’s).  He did not send out a scathing email … Continue reading

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The Ventriloquist

(In Afghanistan, I collected jokes so I would have one to tell at each Guard Mount. It was good to start the day with a little humor before sending them off to do what they had to do. I don’t … Continue reading

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More Stupidity from Moore

Michael Moore caused a stir when he Tweeted his negative opinion of snipers, seemingly in response to the release of American Sniper. In another Tweet the next day, the 60 year old director, defended his statements about snipers.  But he … Continue reading

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American Sniper

I saw the movie “American Sniper” a few days ago and it was not the war movie I was expecting.  The combat scenes were very intense and graphic, but I walked away feeling I just watched a movie about how … Continue reading

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