U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 14

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 14

“THEY DON’T LIKE YOU” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 29, 2018) — In the last installment of the story of former Army Captain Gary Mason, he described the sense of disquiet that had come to overshadow his deployment to Iraq’s Sunni Triangle after he became aware that his command at FOB Paliwoda wished to discharge him […]

Trump Awards Congressional Medal of Honor to Fallen Warrior

Trump Awards Congressional Medal of Honor to Fallen Warrior

“SO OTHERS MAY LIVE” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 22, 2018) — With his widow, daughters and parents in the audience, President Donald Trump in a White House ceremony on Wednesday afternoon awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor to the late Air Force Technical Sgt. John A. Chapman. Chapman hailed from South Windsor, CT, and, according […]

Who Killed Thomas Boyle? Part 9

Who Killed Thomas Boyle? Part 9

REPORT:  PERPETRATOR OF IED ATTACK FORMER “ENEMY COMBATANT,” RELEASED DAYS BEFORE OBAMA INAUGURATION by Pauline Boyle, ©2018 (Aug. 6, 2018) — [Editor’s Note:  Part 9 of a video series created by the widow of a civilian contractor killed in Afghanistan in 2012 revealed that the insurgent attack on the base where Thomas J. Boyle, Jr. […]

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 12

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 12

“A REFLECTION OF YOUR LEADERSHIP” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 3, 2018) — In the last installment in this series, former U.S. Army Captain and chaplain Gary Mason described how a physical assault by an enlisted soldier at FOB Paliwoda in Iraq went unaddressed and his subsequent discovery that the command in the 3/4 Cav unit […]

Who Killed Thomas Boyle? Part 8

Who Killed Thomas Boyle? Part 8

“MA’AM, IT’S JUST LIKE VIETNAM” by Pauline Boyle, ©2018 (Jul. 30, 2018) — [Editor’s Note:  The widow of civilian contractor Thomas J. Boyle, Jr. has released Part 8 of her video series depicting the inconsistencies surrounding how her husband was killed in Kandahar, Afghanistan on June 19, 2012. The video is here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgpM2g-1QDQ&feature=youtu.be Previous installments […]

Part 4 of Video Series Released on the Unresolved Death of Thomas J. Boyle, Jr.

Part 4 of Video Series Released on the Unresolved Death of Thomas J. Boyle, Jr.

WHERE ARE THE MEDICAL RECORDS? by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 25, 2018) — The fourth installment of a video series depicting the cloudy circumstances of the 2012 death of civilian contractor Thomas J. Boyle, Jr. focuses on taxpayer-funded reimbursement to an insurance company which may not legally be owed the money. Life insurance benefits which Mr. […]

Six Years Later, Widow Continues to Ask, “Who Killed Thomas Boyle?”

Six Years Later, Widow Continues to Ask, “Who Killed Thomas Boyle?”

“NAMING THE NAMES” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 19, 2018) — On the sixth anniversary of his death, the widow of the late civilian contractor Thomas J. Boyle, Jr. has produced a third video in a series depicting what she was initially told about her husband’s death and information she was provided later by eyewitnesses. Parts […]

Thoughts on Transitioning from “Enlisted” to Officer & Chaplain

Thoughts on Transitioning from “Enlisted” to Officer & Chaplain

“THE CHAPLAINCY IS NOT WHERE YOU DO THAT” by former U.S. Army Capt. Gary Mason, ©2018 (Jun. 2, 2018) — [Editor’s Note:  The following is a stream-of-consciousness account by former Army Captain Gary Mason of his observations of his transition from enlisted soldier to chaplain candidate and his goal of ministering to effect positive change […]

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