Phony Navy SEAL of the WEEK: Don Shipley Phony SEAL Stolen Valor Speech

Short speech I gave at the Grand National Waterfowl Association 2015 Duck and Goose Hunt about Phony SEALs and Stolen Valor. As you can see Mr. Crap Pipe (Dan Bernath) wasn’t very successful in having a judge take my weapons. Dan is one seriously sore losing mother fucker phony SEAL. Phony Navy SEAL of the […]

VA Moves are ‘An Insult and a Disgrace’

The head of the nation’s largest veterans service organization reacted with disappointment about VA’s refusal to terminate two senior executives that were at the heart of the latest scandal involving exorbitant relocation allowances. “After the congressional hearing investigating the matter, I believed that VA was finally understanding the need to hold people accountable,” said American […]

Pause Import of Syrian Refugees

Concerned about the threats represented by ISIS and other jihadists, the head of the nation’s largest veterans organization has called for at least a temporary halt to White House plans to allow thousands of Syrian refugees to enter the United States. “Unless a flawless vetting process can be established, The American Legion supports a pause […]

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 74th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony To Be Broadcast Live Via Webcast, December 7, 2015

The National Park Service and the United States Navy will host the National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony on Monday, December 7, 2015 at Kilo Pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, overlooking the USS Arizona Memorial. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is observed annually in the United States on December 7th. Its purpose is to […]

American Legion Commander extends condolences to Paris

American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett issued the following statement and condolences regarding last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris: “The American Legion, which was born in Paris in 1919, expresses our heart-felt condolences to the families of those who were murdered, and we are united with the French people in our resolve to rid the […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 November 2015

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 05 == Individual Ready Reserve [01] ————— (Radical Plan Unveiled) 06 == Exchange Online Shopping [04] ———— (All Vet Proposal Status) 06 == ID Card Expiration Date [01] ———— (Action Required if INDEF) 07 == DBIDS [02] ——– (Retiree, Family Must Register for Base Access) 07 == Commissary […]

New Websites Debut for Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, PA National Guard, Fort Indiantown Gap

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has unveiled newly redesigned websites at new addresses for the department at, the Pennsylvania National Guard at and Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard Training Center at “One of the key resources that we have for sharing information on the programs and services we […]

Child Abuse Rises in Connection with Soldiers’ Deployments

Children under age two may be at heightened risk for abuse and neglect during the six months immediately following a parent’s return from deployment in the U.S. Army, and the risk may rise among Army families with soldiers who are deployed more than once. Researchers from the PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) […]

Physician Anesthesiologists Oppose Legislation Risking Veterans’ Lives

To protect our nation’s Veterans, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) urges extreme caution when considering the “Veterans Health Care Staffing Improvement Act,” S. 2279. As currently drafted, this legislation contains a misguided provision that removes physician anesthesiologists from surgery and replaces them with nurses. Veterans will receive a lower standard of care, jeopardizing their […]

These Veterans Are Special But They Are Not “Winners”

Today at 11 a.m., President Obama will decorate an American hero, Captain Florent A. Groberg, U.S. Army (Ret) with the Medal of Honor, our Nation’s highest military award for valor. Captain Groberg’s story, like all Medal of Honor stories, is a tale of courage and sacrifice, commitment and integrity, citizenship and patriotism. Like all Medal […]