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General Pulaski, Warrior for Liberty on two Continents

Casimir Pulaski Casimir Pulaski NPSCasimir Pulaski is remembered in many ways. In Poland, he is remembered as a man who fought for freedom on two continents, and is given the title “Soldier of Liberty.” In the United States, numerous streets, bridges, counties, and towns are named for him in honor of …

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Sailors charged in leaked video of F-35C crash on USS Carl Vinson

Four senior enlisted sailors and a junior officer have been charged for their alleged role in releasing government video footage from USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) Vinson’s Pilot’s Landing Aid Television (PLAT), showing the ramp strike of an F-35C Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter in January, 2022, USNI News  The USS Stockdale steams in …

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And thus the Saudi Oily Grip on the United States Begins

President Roosevelt meets the Saudi king Ibn Saud greets President Franklin D. Roosevelt on USS Quincy in the Suez Canal, Egypt. The destroyer USS Murphy carrying King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia and party approaches the presidential Cruiser USS Quincy. US sailors on the deck of USS Quincy as well …

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Roosevelt meets with King Abdul Aziz: U.S. builds the Dhahran Airfield

Roosevelt meets with King Abdul Aziz, The Dhahran Airfield and Civil Air Terminal By Nate Herring On February 14, 1945, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt met with King Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia aboard the USS Quincy in the Great Bitter Lake on the Suez Canal. This meeting would have lasting …

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Mali Demands French, European Troops Leave Country Immediately

The military government of Mali says France’s decision to withdraw troops is a violation of bilateral accords. At the same time, the government says it wants French forces to leave Mali immediately. VOA NEWS Annie Risemberg During an address from Elysee Palace Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron said the withdrawal …

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The Rise and Fall of Honduran President Juan Hernández as he is arrested and shackled

Merkley, who serves on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has led the charge for the U.S. to take tougher stances against corruption and impunity at the highest levels of the Honduran government Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley—a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee …

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Ukraine: SecDef: Putin lies, builds up defenses, NATO deploys Stryker Brigade to Bulgaria

Two F-15C Eagles taxi to the runway for a local area familiarization flight in support of NATO operations at Lask Air Base, Poland, Feb. 11, 2022. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob Albers Defense Secretary Says U.S. Commitment to NATO Defense ‘Ironclad’  FEB. 17, 2022 | BY JIM GARAMONE, DOD NEWS The NATO allies are …

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Green Beret Lawrence N. Freedman, Quiet Professional, the first American killed in Somalia, 1992

Green Beret Lawrence N. Freedman 1992: Friends of the only American to be killed so far during the U.S. military relief mission to Somalia say the Fayetteville, North Carolina, man may have had covert responsibilities along with his civilian duties. Arlington Cemetery report 1992   Friends of former Green Beret …

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Pentagon Investigation on Abbey Gate attack that killed 13 Marines, Soldier, Sailor in the fall of Afghanistan

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., commander, U.S. Central Command, provide testimony at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on ending the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan, Rayburn House Office Building, …

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Former Navy Nuclear Engineer, Wife charged with Espionage

Oct 2021, Arrest warrants were issued for Jonathan Toebbe and his wife Diana. The accusations: Espionage. Initially the Toebbes pleaded not guilty. This week they pleaded guilty and a plea bargain is in the works. Maryland Nuclear Engineer and his wife indicted on national security charges MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – …

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