U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 29

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 29

“THESE ORDERS WERE NOT APPROVED” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 5, 2019) — Our previous installment in this series detailed former U.S. Army Capt. Gary Mason’s successful ordination as a military chaplain, obtained after more than seven years of combined full- and part-time study amidst overseas deployments, Public Affairs school, and full-time service in Public Affairs […]

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 23

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 23

“THOSE ORDERS WERE NOT LEGITIMATE” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 19, 2019) — Part 22 of our series about the military experiences of former Capt. Gary Mason concluded with Mason’s having returned to Hawaii from a strange temporary assignment in South Korea, where his accommodations, to his surprise, proved to be “a Korean whorehouse” rather than […]

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 2

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 2

“KEEP YOUR MOUTH CLOSED” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 27, 2018) — An article published on Monday introduced the story of former Army Captain Gary Mason, who entered the military in 2000 at the age of 27 after acquiring a degree from Howard University in Communications. Mason’s father is a retired Washington, DC police officer.  The […]

Police “Misconduct” or Purposeful Omission?

Police “Misconduct” or Purposeful Omission?

CIVILIAN PD SEEKS TO INTERVIEW SOLDIER ALLEGING BRUTALITY MORE THAN THREE YEARS LATER by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 13, 2016) —[Editor’s Note:  As in our first article on this topic, the following is not for children.] In December of last year, a Virginia Commonwealth’s Attorney asked the state police to open an investigation into the Petersburg […]

“This is What Treason Looks Like”

OBAMA SEEKS TO PROMOTE GENERAL WHO VIOLATED THE POSSE COMITATUS ACT IN SAMSON, AL IN 2009 by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 29, 2011) — On May 30, 2011, Obama named General Martin Dempsey to replace Admiral Michael Mullen, who is retiring on September 30, 2011 from his position as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  […]