Tag: Green Berets

Well, We Got Something Right

 

Every once in a while the Army gets it right. After the media and political debacle of the Niger Ambush in October 2017, the Army made SSG J.W. Johnson and SGT La David Johnson honorary Green Berets. The article description of the battle is slightly off but I will give them some slack. And, coincidentally, I was able to visit and pay respects to La David Johnson returning home from Boss Mongo’s funeral service. I would sure like to talk to him about this.

Green Berets Step Up for Fallen Comrade

 

This story is one year old, but it’s timeless:

Before he deployed to Afghanistan on Feb. 11, [2017] Staff Sgt. Mark De Alencar of the Army’s 7th Special Forces Group had a talk with his stepdaughter, Octavia Osborne.

The Green Beret asked the 17-year-old, whom he had raised since she was 3, to look after her mother and two younger siblings. There was one more thing, too.

Member Post

 

Jonah Goldberg once wrote that he was invited by a group of geeks who had been plotting on how to hold out in a zombie invasion for years to join their group, that he told them, “I don’t mean to overly mock the role-playing game community, these are my people. But when the zombies come, I’d […]

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