Arlington Cemetery Records a Mess
Salon.com has a disheartening story about the troubles at the national cemetery at Arlington, Virginia, those sacred grounds were thousands upon thousands of our nation’s heroes and notables have been buried. Infuriatingly, it seems that cemetery records are a mess, some of them not corresponding to headstones, many garbled or lost. This is the nation’s most revered cemetery yet some soldier’s names are lost to | Read More »
Obama’s Confederate Memorial the Right Move to Make
President Obama sent a wreath to the Confederate memorial at Arlington cemetery during the memorial services to recognize the sacrifices and service of the members of our armed forces this week. It has been a tradition since Woodrow Wilson offered a wreath to memorialize Confederate dead at Arlington and a tradition that many on the American far left wanted to see ended. They have been | Read More »
General Petraeus, ‘Currahee,’ And the Rehabilitation of Lt. Brennan
Don’t tell me about how Barack Obama is a “hero.” Watch this and see heroes.
The Difference Between President Bush and Barry? Ask the Marines…
You’re traveling from a dimension of raucous applause to one curiously subdued, even tepid. It is a dimension not only of oorahs but one of mild clapping. A journey into a proud land of service and country, if you dare. The next stop up ahead, the Semper Fi zone. Some presidents are welcome in the Semper Fi zone… others…. not so much.
NYT Complaint: Not Enough Photos Of Mutilated American Soldiers in This War
** Now With Update… A Soldier Speaks ** The New York Times is miffed. They aren’t happy that there has been a dearth of news photos showing dead American soldiers in the war in Iraq. The Times is lamenting that there have been “4,000 U.S. Combat Deaths, and Just a Handful of Images,” so more carnage and death is their druthers. Well, more American dead, | Read More »
Media Celebrates Successful U.S. Military Recruitment Stats? Not Really!
The Armed Forces Press Service issued a press release on Thursday morning, July 10, in celebration of the fact that the U.S. military has had 13 consecutive months of meeting and/or exceeding recruitment goals. Sadly, the media stayed sullenly quite all day, taking no notice of the success of our military on OR off the field. Regardless of the fact that the media ignored the | Read More »