Tag Archives: Military

ROTTEN TO THE CORPS Marine not allowed to participate in graduation

An Indiana high school student was forbidden from walking the stage to get his diploma while wearing his Marine uniform at his graduation ceremony. Jacob Dalton Stanley graduated in December from Crown Point High School. He completed Marine boot camp on Friday, and flew home to attend his senior class’ graduation ceremony. During practice, Principal Chip Pettit reportedly told Stanley ...

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INSULT TO A HERO? Memo claims Glenn’s remains disrespected

An employee at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware allegedly offered inspectors a chance to take a look at John Glenn’s dead body while awaiting burial, according to a memo obtained by The Military Times. The paper reported that William Zwicharowski, the mortuary’s branch chief, allegedly “offered to allow the inspectors to view the deceased.” The memo reportedly said that ...

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A day in the life of an American soldier in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — Jared Auchey, Virginia-born and raised on a sequence of Air Force bases, was just 18 years old when he joined the U.S Army Reserve in 1999. Five years later, after graduating from Penn State University, his first assignment with the Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion was as an active duty soldier in Afghanistan.  Little did he know then that at ...

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Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark

FILE – In this Oct. 21, 1981 file photo, Judith Clark is taken into police custody in Nanuet, N.Y. On Friday, April 21, 2017, New York’s Parole Board has denied Clark parole. The former Weather Underground radical drove a getaway car in the1981 Brinks armored car robbery that left three people dead. She has served 35 years of a 75-years-to-life ...

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Atlanta I-85 bridge destroyed in fire expected to open in June

The portion of Atlanta’s Interstate 85 that was destroyed in a fire last week could be rebuilt and open as early as mid-June, officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation said.  “It is our expectation that the bridge will be reopened in fewer than 10 weeks, or say June 15,” GDOT’s Director of Construction Marc Mastronardi said in a news conference Tuesday ...

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Severe storm system threatens central US, trucker killed during high winds in Oklahoma

A storm system barreling eastwards is putting 17 million people in the central United States under the threat for bad weather, after a truck driver was killed in Oklahoma when his vehicle was pushed off an interstate in high winds. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, said an area stretching from Louisiana to central Missouri, including all of Arkansas, ...

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'HANNITY' Maryland high school rape 'only tip of the iceberg'

Fox News’ Sean Hannity opened Tuesday night’s edition of “Hannity” with a monologue about illegal immigrant crime amid an uproar over the alleged rape of a 14-year-old Maryland girl by two Central American suspects, at least one of whom was in the U.S. illegally. RAPE FOCUSES CRITICAL ATTENTION ON ‘SANCTUARY STATES’ “[The victim of] this terrible crime is just the ...

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