Category Archives: Military
He was the first man to fly a jet on and off an aircraft carrier. He has set aviation records that will almost certainly never be broken and is revered as one of the greatest test pilots of all time.
But even if you take out the aerobatics, his story is remarkable. Here is a man who narrowly cheated death in the wreckage of a torpedoed ship, helped to liberate Belsen and took 2,000 enemy prisoners armed only with a pistol.
What’s more, he then had to test all their aircraft. And all this before turning 30. Little wonder that when he arrived at Buckingham Palace at the grand old age of 28 for the fourth time, to receive the AFC in addition to the DSC, MBE and OBE he had already received, George VI greeted him with the words: ‘Not you again.’
Obama administration Pentagon appointees meeting with anti-Christian extremist Mikey Weinstein to develop court-martial procedures to punish Christians in the military who express or share their faith. Weinstein is the head of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, and says Christians–including chaplains–sharing … Continue reading
Rand Paul began filibustering the Brennan nomination about 4 hours ago. Mike Lee has now joined him. Paul vows to continue the filibuster until Obama declares drone strikes on American citizens on American soil as unconstitutional and that he has … Continue reading
To piggyback a little with CJ’s earlier post I wanted to highlight an organization that deserves some attention called Troops Direct. They are a non-profit organization that helps out our troops in Afghanistan and other areas where our troops our … Continue reading
Each year, I raise money to purchase and ship delicious Girl Scout cookies to deployed troops. Last year was an exception since I was deployed. However, I was thankful that my team and I were sent many boxes during my … Continue reading
Two weeks and counting. Whitney Houston died on February 11, 2012. Her death was caused by choices she made on her own. President Barack Obama reacted within two days WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama’s thoughts and … Continue reading
Although I’m disappointed four Republicans voted for this awful nomination I’m glad they were successful in filibustering Hagel: Senate Republicans in a 58-40 vote Thursday blocked former Sen. Chuck Hagel’s (R-Neb.) nomination as Defense secretary from proceeding to a final … Continue reading
Today, I had the honor of standing and saluting a great American hero as he passed through our small Texas town. Unfortunately, that honor had to be done posthumously. Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield were killed last week … Continue reading
WACO (February 12, 2013)—The funeral procession for slain Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, which the Department of Public Safety says may be the longest in U.S. history, passed through Central Texas on Interstate 35 Tuesday morning on its way to the Texas State Cemetery where Kyle will be laid to rest.
Hundreds of residents lined the highway and packed highway overpasses to pay tribute to the slain war hero.