Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Connect with us

Military

Has the U.S. Army gone bonkers?, Part 1

Chuck Yarling

Published

on

Real fighting men (are) willing to die for their country, as with all the armed forces of our history. Except today’s armed forces are dumbed down, neutered, feminized…” – a soldier’s reply to a blog posting in 2013.

Over the last four years, news reports have revealed the U.S. Army is not in tune with the rest of the U.S. Here are examples that substantiate this statement and indicate that the Army has indeed gone bonkers.

1. Male Soldiers put empathy for expectant mothers to the test during wellness expo

This 2012 report surely had the heads of many veterans bouncing off their ceiling.

The purpose is to test male Soldiers’ endurance by putting them in empathy bellies, 30-pound strap-on stomachs that simulate the look and feel of pregnancy.

The program was developed by the Army in 2008 primarily so that NCOs could learn exercises more appropriate for pregnant women. The goal was for them to learn how women should not be subjected to various “high-impact activities such as snowboarding, bungee jumping or horse riding.”

Sgt. Michael Braden, a combat veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosovo, said, “This whole thing is pretty uncomfortable [but] body armor is a lot heavier.”

One female Air Force Senior Airman, whose MOS entails “Airfield Management” said, “If a man is going to be leading a workout class specifically geared toward pregnant women, then I think that at least once he should try and actually make an attempt to understand some of the struggles a pregnant woman goes through. Wearing a suit for a few hours vs the 9 months a woman goes through is nothing to complain about. Just learn from the experience and maybe even have fun with it.”

If one steps back, then this might make “some” sense. However, enlisted leaders are being “ordered” to take this course.

But many veterans are thinking, “Is this ridiculous or what?”

2. Army: Don’t say Christmas

A couple of weeks before Christmas, 2013, several members of the 158th Infantry Brigade at Camp Shelby, Miss., discussed plans for the upcoming annual Christmas football tournament. Very shortly, the equal opportunity officer notified everyone that he objected to the use of the word “Christmas”. Right, Christmas being a federal holiday no less.

“The equal opportunity rep told our commander that not everyone celebrates Christmas and we couldn’t say Christmas celebration. It had to be “holiday celebration.” Believe it or not, an officer at the meeting heard her say, “those were the Army’s rules, not hers.”

However, Public Affairs Chief Amanda Glenn said, “There is no policy at the 158th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division East or First Army that forbids using the word Christmas.”

A similar story another came from another army base. However these soldiers had their own say about it. One Staff Sergeant said, “Roger….Got it! Merry Christmas! We don’t care what others want or think. We’ll say Merry Christmas and if you don’t like it, then [go away]!” He concluded his story by saying, “I believe it was like another thumb in the face of the anti-Christmas-ites.”

One incensed Vietnam Veteran (Lt. Col, retired) from Alabama, believes he knows the origin of all these “briefings”. He said, “I don’t care what anyone says, this is coming directly from the White House. If it wasn’t, then it would not be done.”

3.  Army Gender Integration Implementation Plan

This Plan is a “detailed approach for integrating women into all military occupational specialties (MOSs). This paves the way for qualified female Soldiers to serve in the Infantry, Armor, and Special Forces.”

Beginning in 2016, female officers will be able to branch as Infantry and Armor officers and will start joining ground combat units in mid-2017.

Maj. Gen. Jim Rainey, commander of the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division, commented that once ensuring they are placed in the right job, “I think it’s going to make the Army stronger in the long run.”

An Army helicopter pilot (Lt. Col., retired) with several tours in Vietnam now living in Georgia said, “This is the new military with political correctrness. We will lose all the rest of our wars.”

Matt Bracken a former Navy SEAL said, “It’s treason, sabotage, an attempt to make us combat ineffective under the cover of PC diversity, to sell it to the rubes.”

An Air Force RF 101 pilot in Vietnam (Lt. Col., also retired) opined, “Where did common sense go? Evidently, the Marines still have it but will that make up for other services? I think not.”

Another retired Army Lt. Col. now living in California had the shortest comment of all when he just said, “Sucks!”

And most veterans would agree with his statement!

————————–

For those interested in more information about women in the Army, here are some other resources:

Army G-1
• Women in the U.S. Army
• Women in the Army
• Army Women’s Museum
• U.S. Army Center for Military History/Women in Army History
• Maneuver Center of Excellence Ranger Course Assessment

Chuck Yarling has had many titles in his career thus far: veteran, engineer, math teacher, consultant, technical writer, book author and publisher, and triathlete. He was a member the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Bugles Across America, which plays Taps at military funerals and special events. Spec. 5 Chuck Yarling served with the 26th Combat Engineering Battalion in Vietnam as an awards clerk. His service with the U.S. Army resulted in being awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Army Commendation Medal. You may reach Chuck at [email protected]

Join the conversation

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

Military

Say What? The Bergdahl Saga Isn’t Over Yet? Yikes!

Chuck Yarling

Published

on

Last week, Judge Col. Jeffrey Nance convicted Sgt. Robert Bowdrie (“Bowe”) Bergdahl’ of two charges of one count of “desertion with intent to shirk important or hazardous duty” and one count of “misbehavior before the enemy by endangering the safety of a command, unit or place.”. For these two charges which Bergdahl could have received up to life in prison. However, Judge Nance gave him:

No jail time for his desertion, be dishonorably discharged from the military, his rank lowered to private (E-1), and pay a fine of $10,000.

Veterans freaked. But the saga isn’t over yet.

The New York Times is reporting Bergdahl’s sentence will be reviewed by Gen. Robert B. Abrams, who convened the court-martial and has the power to lessen the punishment.

According to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ):

If the sentence is a dishonorable discharge, bad conduct discharge, dismissal (if you are an officer), confinement for at least a year, or death, your case will automatically be reviewed by a military court of appeal.

In this case, the appellate court is the Army Court of Criminal Appeals. The court has the power to reverse convictions that are either legally or factually insufficient, and to reduce sentences that they deem to be inappropriately severe.

Needless to say, this sentence doesn’t even approach a slap on the wrist, so any reduction will most likely not happen. Unless, that is, Bergdahl’s plan is to have the court overturn the sentence entirely. Based on the trial, that wil probably not happen either.

However, because Bergdahl’s sentence contains a dishonorable discharge, he may also appeal his sentence to the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

So there you have it: review by Gen. Robert B. Abrams; automatic appeal to the Military Court of Appeal; and possible review by Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

And most of us thought the Bergdahl saga was over. Stay tuned…

Continue Reading

Featured

Traitor Bergdahl About To Receive a Major Award That Will Make Your Blood Boil – This Must Be Stopped

Published

on

Most Americans are still livid over the news of Obama’s little pet Bowe Bergdahl walking out of a courtroom last week a completely free man, after receiving zero punishment for joining the Taliban and subsequently getting 6 members of his unit killed. While we all wonder just what the hell is going on in our country where it’s now acceptable behavior in our military to abandon their posts and hook up with terrorists, Bowe Berghdal’s lawyer still isn’t quite done sticking it to Americans. The demand he’s now making on his client’s behalf is so outrageous it will make you want to punch through a freaking wall and call it a day.

Obama hugs it up in the Rose Garden with the Muslim Converts and parents of Bowe Bergdahl

Back in the good old days, we used to publicly execute traitors. Fast forward to today, and not only are these treasonous morons traded for GITMO terrorists and then free to go on with their lives, but they’re awarded freaking medals for their treasonous and disgusting behavior. You heard that right. If Berghdal’s lawyer gets his way, several shiny new medals will soon be swinging from Berghdal’s neck, replacing what should actually be there, like a newly-woven rope.

According to American Newshub:

After outrageously being allowed to walk free of his desertion charges, the lawyer for traitorous Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl now wants the Pentagon to award him with some of the service medals he would have been eligible for if he had served with honor.

Early this month the traitorous American soldier who escaped to join the Taliban but was held against his will for five years afterward was let off the hook by a military judge. Despite not being convicted of desertion or treason, Bergdahl was given a dishonorable discharge and allowed to walk free without jail time.

The judge’s decision was so outrageous that even a Democrat Congressperson was driven to slam the move.

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D) was a supporter of Bernie Sanders during the 2016 Democrat primaries, but she was no supporter of Bergdahl’s soft treatment.

But now that Bergdahl has essentially been allowed to go without any meaningful punishment, his lawyer is brazenly demanding that Bergdahl be awarded military medals.

Not only does Bergdahl’s civilian lawyer, Eugene Fidell, think that the traitorous soldier should have his dishonorable discharge reversed, he also thinks Bergdahl should be awarded a POW medal.

“We have long felt he was entitled to the POW medal,” Fidell said, according to USA Today.

The Prisoner of War medal is given to any soldier who “was taken prisoner and held captive” while in military service.

Of course, Bergdahl deserted his post on his own. His being grabbed by the Taliban is incidental because the traitor had already abandoned his service before being “captured.”

Still, during his trial, his defense team even insisted that he should get the POW medal so that it wouldn’t look like the government was biased against him — a weak claim if there ever was one.

In January of last year his military defense team demanded he be awarded his medals, too.

Accodring to Military.com:

A military lawyer representing accused deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl called for the Army to award his client several medals, including the Purple Heart and the Prisoner of War medal, during a pre-trial hearing Tuesday.

“We believe this is a prejudice and casts a semblance of guilt,” Rosenblatt said, noting Bergdahl was wearing his dress Blue Army uniform, including a Combat Infantryman Badge and 10 overseas service bars. “We encourage the government to correct that.”

In addition to the Purple Heart and POW Medal, Rosenblatt told Army judge Col. Jeffrey R. Nance, Bergdahl should be awarded the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the NATO medal during the hearing that largely focused on the defense’s ability to access classified material related to Bergdahl’s case.

If this treasonous POS actually gets a military medal for his “service,” I will publicly hold a bonfire and burn every last one of my military medals I received overseas as an act of defiance because these medals obviously mean nothing if traitors to America are awarded them.

What the hell is going on in our country? The only thing that belongs around Bowe Bergdahl’s neck is a freaking rope!

 

 

 

Continue Reading

Military

You Missed The 2017 Invictus Games? What A Shame!

Chuck Yarling

Published

on

So what are the Invictus Games? “The games were
founded in 2014 by the United Kingdom’s Prince Harry, are based on the United States’ concept of the Warrior Games and are designed to use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation, and generate a wider understanding of, and respect for, those who serve their country and their loved ones.”

The 2017 Invictus Games were played from September 23-30, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This is the third event of its kind.

Prince Harry opened the year’s games with an address that included his hopes for the athletes and attendees: 

“In the days ahead, I know many of you will experience Invictus for the first time. I hope you are ready,” he continued. “I hope you are ready for some fierce competition. I hope you are ready to see the meaning of teamwork, the proof that anything is possible when we work together. I hope you are ready to see courage and determination that will inspire you to power through the challenges in your own life. I hope you are ready to see the role models in action that any parent would want their children to look up to. And I hope you’re ready to see lives changing in front of your eyes.”

During the 2017 games, over 500 athletes from 17 nations around the world played in 12 sports: archery, athletics, cycling, driving challende, gold, indoor rowing, powerlifting, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelhair basketball, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair tennis.

There were ninety men and women who were either active duty personnel or veterans representing four of our five military forces: Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marines.

Tony Kurta, performing the duties of undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness, said,

“The 2017 Invictus Games embody the spirit of every member of the United States Armed Forces. They inspire us with their strength, resilience and personal courage. We are proud to recognize the athletes at the 2017 Invictus Games for their tremendous achievements, while we honor each and every wounded guardian who achieves victories every day through Department of Defense adaptive reconditioning programs.”

Amen to that!

FOLLOW us on Facebook at Freedom Daily!

Continue Reading

Latest Articles

Politics2 days ago

Moore Accuser Busted In Massive Sex Scam After Her Stepson Drops Disgusting Video On Her [WATCH]

Yesterday, once again a sobbing woman sat with the same far-left lawyer who has taken down so many men in...

Crime2 days ago

3 Racist Black Nurses Find Out Patient Is WWII Vet, Have Horrific Surprise For Him – Now He’s Dead

Thanks to Barack Hussein Obama and his manufactured race war, race relations in our country are now at an all-time...

Military4 days ago

Say What? The Bergdahl Saga Isn’t Over Yet? Yikes!

Last week, Judge Col. Jeffrey Nance convicted Sgt. Robert Bowdrie (“Bowe”) Bergdahl’ of two charges of one count of “desertion...

Featured4 days ago

What This Hotel Just Banned Has Muslims Ready To Riot Around The World Right Now

Now, this is a smart move in today’s world. The Malaysian Association of Hotels or also known as MAH has...

Crime4 days ago

BREAKING: BIG Gov’t Bust In Vegas Massacre With Who Gave Shooter Meds – Here’s Why The Story Vanished

It’s been a month and a half since the nation’s largest mass shooting in modern history happened with more questions...

Culture5 days ago

Country Fans LIVID After What Tim McGraw & Faith Hill Did Did To Shooting Victims On Anti-Trump CMA Stage

And we can now add two more to the growing list of useful idiots who can’t seem to understand that...

Freedom5 days ago

NFL Players Upset Their Anthem Protest Isn’t Working Anymore, Just Teamed Up With Obama To SCREW America In New Way

It wasn’t enough for spoiled “oppressed” millionaire athletes to complete destroy our favorite pass time with their anti-American antics. Now...

Trending