RIP LTG Hal Moore

Garryowen!

ICYMI

Shut up! I’m not crying, you’re crying!

This was easily the best commercial of the Super Bowl, and it didn’t even air until after the game. (Seriously, we had to get the angelic illegal aliens commercial during the game but not this?!) Well done, Hyundai and Peter Berg. Well done.

10 YEARS AGO, today.

RIP Keith and Jason, we will never forget! ATTACK!

From The Trailer Park - Six

A new series based on the real-life exploits of Seal Team Six. Stars Walton Goggins (Justified). Premieres Jan. 18th on History Channel.

Message Received

This is a message that was sent to the surviving sailors on a warship at Pearl Harbor from the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, shortly after the attack there. God rest the souls of all who died there, and may we never forget their sacrifice.

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Real Class

While most celebrities spent Thanksgiving whining about Trump from their mansions while their assistants made dinner for them, Gary Sinise spent his in Afghanistan, serving Thanksgiving dinner to our troops at Kandahar Air Force Base.

The message he sent out accompanying the above picture:

An honor to serve Thanksgiving dinner to our Troops […]

May You Live In Interesting Times.

In 2004 I was assigned to the 1st Battalion 227th Aviation Regiment which was a part of the 1st Cavalry Division. At the time the Battalion known as First Attack was serving in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2 the commander was Lieutenant Colonel Ron Lewis. By the end of the deployment we […]

Anti-War Is Pro-Death

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about how Knicks player Joakim Noah caught Stupid Athletic Protest fever and decided to snub the cadets at West Point as an anti-war statement. (It’s funny how the anti-war crowd, which claims to not be against the troops, keeps finding new ways to insult the troops.) Like all […]

From The Trailer Park - Beyond Glory

A documentary about actor Stephen Lang (Avatar, Tombstone) and his one-man show which tells the stories of eight Medal of Honor recipients from WWII, Korea and Vietnam.

Opens in select theaters in October.

9 YEARS AGO TODAY

Every now and again I think about the things that I once did, and become rather depressed at how the powers that be pissed all our sacrifices away. If you ever wondered what a day in Iraq for an Attack Helicopter pilot was like take a gander at this…

COP Cavalier, 23 August, 2007 […]