A Marine saved Two of His Buddies and Had a Near Death Experience

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Military news…

The Army wants to make the question of “how the hell did this person make sergeant major?” 

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As events in Syria, Kabul, Niger and elsewhere have shown, the military has a tendency to use its investigations to absolve itself rather than to hold senior leaders accountable for their mistakes.

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A Marine got a tattoo based on the viral “He’s a Marine” TikTok video that ostensibly caused the entire Marine Corps to cringe in June 2020.

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“I am disappointed by the lack of action taken so far to hold this Marine accountable. Sir, you know what he did to me.” That’s from Cybèle Greenberg, a Marine veteran who wrote to her former general, Maj. Gen. Francis Donovan, urging him to do more to hold accountable the Marine who a 100-page investigation confirmed had sexually harassed her.

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Ever try coordinating 21 aircraft across 37 different radio frequencies in the dark over a firefight while flying your own aircraft? That’s what Air Force A-10 pilot Maj. Mike “Vago” Hilkert did in Afghanistan in 2011, saving several dozen ground troops in the process.

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“We’ve raised our counterterror capability to an exquisite level. We’re going to sustain and protect that. The other side is harder to describe.” That’s from retired Army Special Forces Col. David Maxwell, who told about the U.S. special operations community’s post-Afghanistan identity crisis.

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As He Leaves The Marines, a Navy Cross Recipient Finds Purpose Through Tragedy

Retired Marine raider Nick Jones end his 11-year career in the Marine Corps just before Veterans Day. In March 2020, Jones narrowly cheated death while trying to save two of his wounded teammates on a mountainside in Iraq.

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Taliban Hold Military Parade With U.S.-Made Weapons in Kabul in Show of Strength

The Taliban recently held a parade of captured American weapons in Kabul, including dozens of MI-17 armored security vehicles and MI-17 helicopters.

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Got some exciting news…I have a publisher who wants to print my new upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of life. Their name is Bookbaby. They are the leading publisher in their field.

I am starting to work with them as I type this. Keep coming back to hear about the progress of the process to getting the book published. Better yet… Go to the top of this page and click on”Subscribe.” When you do, all future posts will directly to your inbox.

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What happening in your neck of the woods? Storms keep coming? Dreams aren’t fun?

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There are over 13,400 fellow veterans on this site who have your back.

If the dreams are just too much for you, GET HELP!

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1-800-273-8255..Texting 838255.

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Remember:


You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are never unloved.

And above all…never, ever, give up!

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The President Has Put an Innocent Man in the Brig for Telling the truth.

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Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller, the Marine officer whose meteoric rise to internet fandom began with a video criticizing military leadership over Afghanistan, is currently in the brig. Qoute from his father, “They had a gag order on him and asked him not to speak,” Scheller’s father said. “He did, and they incarcerated him. They don’t know what to do with him.”

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Army officials are increasing security measures at Fort Bliss after a female soldier reported being assaulted by “a small group of male evacuees” on Sept. 19. The FBI is also investigating the allegation.

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In a recent viral video, a senior airman in the Air Force asks viewers to help find jobs for service members leaving the military because they refuse to take the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine. Her video resonated with thousands of viewers, but the number of service members leaving the military due to declining the vaccine, and for which reason, is still unknown.

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Top U.S. military leaders have finally acknowledged that they knew President Biden’s decision to leave Afghanistan would seal the country’s fate. The acknowledgement marks a sharp turn from the earlier narrative, where Biden and other officials said it was unlikely the Taliban would win the entire country.

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Well, I have sent you all the titles of my chapters from the Table of Contents in my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life.

I hope you got interested in the book by reading the description of each chapter.

I may start back sharing excerpts from the book, so keep coming back to check them out.

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So many, not so fun, things are happening in our world today. As a Veteran, or current service member are you being dragged down like a huge magnate? Are you not wanting to go to sleep, becasue of the nightmares that are waiting for you?

FEAR NOT!!

There are over 13,090 fellow veterans on this site who have your back.

Here is a toll free number to call 24/7. There are highly qualified counselors there to help you, and they will not hang up until the know you are OK.

If you are struggling too much right now, GET HELP!

1-800-273-8255…texting 838255.

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Remember:

You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are never unloved.

And above all….never, ever, give up!

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Many Brave Soldiers Never Get the Medal of Honor They deserve

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Military news…

Air Force Lt. Col. John “Karl” Marks made history earlier this month for accumulating more flight hours in the legendary A-10 attack plane than any other pilot in history. But hitting that milestone is only the latest achievement for Marks, who began his career busting a record number of Iraqi tanks in Desert Storm.

What else can schools do to create stronger programs for veterans
Universities are beginning to think outside the traditional box, building degree programs that recognize the knowledge military members obtain in the service.

Some people use their day off to watch TV. Others use it to overthrow their government. At least, that’s what Guinean special operations forces being trained by American Green berets did during a down day in the West African country earlier this month. The U.S. has since cut off support to the Guinean armed forces because of the overachievers, according to Pentagon officials.

A Marine sergeant serving with the Navy’s ‘Blue Angels’ flight demo team definitely earned the ‘Angel’ name when he saved three kids from drowning in 2019. Like other service members who found themselves in similar situations, Sgt. Zachary Parsons did not spend time thinking about whether he should dive into the current off the North Carolina shore; he just did it.

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I told you in my last post that I was going to show you the table of contents for my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the military: In and Out of the trenches of Life.

I was Almost Blown Away

Went through my first hurricane when stationed at Ft. Gordon, Georgia

It’s Tough Being the New Kid on the Block

I felt isolated, even though I was surrounded by many men.

I’m Being Gassed!!!

You had to say your service number in the “the chamber,” before you could on your mask.

I hope I can Swim!

A very confused Warrant Officer marched us into the bay.

We Missed the Right Stop on the Train

How do you pronounce Worchester, Massachusetts?

Stop Over in Okinawa

I had my first experience with prostitutes’ in Naha, Okinawa.

The Best Ships Are Friendships

Building a good buddy system was vital.

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I will have more table of contents on my next post from, Signs of hope for the Military: In and Out of the trenches of Life.

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Bed check…

How is your life going? Hard day and even worse nights?

FEAR NOT!

There are over 13,000 fellow veterans here who have your back.

if it just isn’t working for you, GET HELP!

Here is a toll free number to call 24/7. There are highly qualified counselors there to help you. they will not hang up until they know you are OK.

1-800-272-8255…texting 838255

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Remember:

You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are never unloved.

And above all…never, ever, give up!

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