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 […]

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 3

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 3

FROM “SPECIALIST” TO “LIEUTENANT,” BUT NOT WITHOUT INSULT by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 30, 2018) — In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, Captain Gary Mason (retired) related his experience in the U.S. Army Infantry, which surprisingly included unexpected racism. In 2000, Mason had already graduated from college with a degree in Communications when […]

Will Trump Have the Military Build Border Wall after Signing Omnibus Bill?

Will Trump Have the Military Build Border Wall after Signing Omnibus Bill?

“ALL ABOUT NATIONAL DEFENSE” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 25, 2018) — After some trepidation expressed on Twitter on Friday, President Donald J. Trump signed a $1.3 trillion Omnibus spending bill which averted a looming government shutdown, something which many both inside and outside the Beltway dread. At a press availability which began at approximately 1:20 […]

Fitzpatrick Contacts Defense Secretary James Mattis on Bergdahl Ruling

Fitzpatrick Contacts Defense Secretary James Mattis on Bergdahl Ruling

SAYS DECISION “RIPE FOR CIVILIAN SCRUTINY” by LCDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret), ©2017 (Nov. 8, 2017) — WALTER FRANCIS FITZPATRICK,  III Commander, United States Navy Retired 412 South White Street #215 Athens, Tennessee 37303 Email: jaghunter1@gmail.com Twitter: @jaghunters Wednesday, 8 November 2017 PAYING TRIBUTE AND HONOR AS ONE OF WE BAND OF BROTHERS 75th […]

Military Judge Rules No Prison Time for Bergdahl

Military Judge Rules No Prison Time for Bergdahl

HAS JUSTICE BEEN SERVED? by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 3, 2017) — Various mainstream media sources reported on Friday that Judge Col. Jeffery Nance has recommended a sentence for Sgt. Robert B. (Bowe) Bergdahl of dishonorable discharge from the Army, forfeiture of ten months’ pay and a reduction in his rank to “private” following his October […]

“Pre-Sentencing” Scheduled to Begin Monday in Bergdahl Case

“Pre-Sentencing” Scheduled to Begin Monday in Bergdahl Case

PROCEDURE SAID TO BE “UNIQUE” TO MILITARY JUSTICE SYSTEM by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 20, 2017) — A “pre-sentencing trial” will open at Ft. Bragg on Monday for Sgt. Robert B. Bergdahl, Stars & Stripes reported on Friday, and could include witness testimony in what is described as a procedure “unique” to military courts-martial. On October […]

Forces Command media release – Army Conducts Court-martial Oct. 16 in Sgt. Bergdahl Case — Oct. 16, 2017, 2 p.m. (UNCLASSIFIED)

Forces Command media release – Army Conducts Court-martial Oct. 16 in Sgt. Bergdahl Case — Oct. 16, 2017, 2 p.m. (UNCLASSIFIED)

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED Media Release U.S. Army Forces Command Directorate of Public Affairs 4700 Knox Street Fort Bragg, N.C. 28310 Oct. 16, 2017 | 2 p.m. For Immediate Release Army Conducts Court-martial Oct. 16 in Sgt. Bergdahl Case FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Army Judge Col. Jeffery R. Nance conducted Oct. 16 on Fort Bragg, N.C., the […]

Army Holds Legal Motions Hearing Sept. 27 in Sgt. Bergdahl Case

Army Holds Legal Motions Hearing Sept. 27 in Sgt. Bergdahl Case

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED Media Release U.S. Army Forces Command Directorate of Public Affairs 4700 Knox Street Fort Bragg, N.C. 28310 Sept. 27 2017 | 3:45 p.m. For Immediate Release Army Holds Legal Motions Hearing Sept. 27 in Sgt. Bergdahl Case FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Army Judge Col. Jeffery R. Nance conducted an Article 39(a) Motions Hearing […]

U.S. Army to Conduct Legal-motions Hearing Sept. 27, 2017, Wednesday, In Sgt. Bergdahl Legal Case

U.S. Army to Conduct Legal-motions Hearing Sept. 27, 2017, Wednesday, In Sgt. Bergdahl Legal Case

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED Media Advisory U.S. Army Forces Command Directorate of Public Affairs 4700 Knox Street Fort Bragg, N.C. 28310 Sept. 22, 2017 | Noon EDT Friday| For Immediate Release U.S. Army to Conduct Legal-motions Hearing Sept. 27 In Sgt. Bergdahl Legal Case What: The U.S. Army will conduct a military legal hearing Sept. 27, 2017, […]

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