Former U.S. Army Soldier’s Wife Invited, then Disinvited to Accompany Michelle Obama on Overseas Trip

Former U.S. Army Soldier’s Wife Invited, then Disinvited to Accompany Michelle Obama on Overseas Trip

“WE HAD A TARGET ON OUR BACKS” by Sharon Rondeau (May 18, 2020) — Less than a year after former Capt. Gary Mason received a “medical” discharge from the Army under duress, his wife, Shahnaaz, also an Army veteran, was informed she had been selected for consideration to join then-First Lady Michelle Obama on a […]

How to Get Verification of Military Service

How to Get Verification of Military Service

HELPFUL GUIDELINES by Contributor (May 18, 2020) — Military status verification in the United States can be required for various purposes. This article discusses how you can verify your or someone else’s military status. Proof of military service may be required for several reasons. You may need it to get a job or to avail […]

Former U.S. Army Soldier Found Deceased

Former U.S. Army Soldier Found Deceased

A VICTIM OF MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 10, 2020) — On Tuesday morning, The Post & Email learned from a family member that a former U.S. Army captain whose story we covered beginning in June 2016 is deceased. As we reported, in 2014 the soldier was sexually assaulted while on active duty […]

Pardoned Former U.S. Army Soldier to Author Book

Pardoned Former U.S. Army Soldier to Author Book

“THIS FIGHT IS FAR FROM OVER” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 11, 2020) — Early Tuesday evening, former Lt. Clint Lorance, 35, who spent six years at Ft. Leavenworth prison after conviction on murder charges associated with his service in Afghanistan, tweeted that he is “signing a book deal.” Lorance has been commenting frequently on what […]

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 39

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 39

“THEY KEEP SAYING YOU ARE UNFIT” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 29, 2020) — This section of Gary Mason’s story continues from Part 38, which described increasing tensions between his assigned unit, the 130th Engineer Brigade, and him once he filed a request for a congressional inquiry with then-Rep. Mazie Hirono’s office. In the following section, […]

Breaking: Secretary of the Navy Terminated

Breaking:  Secretary of the Navy Terminated

CITES GALLAGHER CASE, “LARGE COST OVERRUNS” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 24, 2019) — Just after 6:30 PM EST on Sunday, President Donald Trump tweeted that Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer was terminated by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. In connection with that move, Trump said, was the issue of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who […]

Trump Pardons, Reinstates Rank Among Three Service Members

Trump Pardons, Reinstates Rank Among Three Service Members

“A BANNER DAY” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 16, 2019) — On Friday night, the White House issued a statement declaring that “President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Grant of Clemency (Full Pardon)” for two former U.S. Army soldiers and a promotion order for a Navy SEAL who had been demoted as a result of […]

Congressional Delegation to Visit Convicted Servicemen at Ft. Leavenworth

Congressional Delegation to Visit Convicted Servicemen at Ft. Leavenworth

“UNLAWFUL COMMAND INFLUENCE” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 14, 2019) — A newsletter issued on September 7, 2019 by United American Patriots (UAP) announced that a group of congressmen will be traveling to the military prison at Ft. Leavenworth, KS to meet with four service members sentenced to lengthy terms for alleged misconduct on the battlefield […]

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