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Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

Bowe Bergdahl is being charged with one count of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Bergdahl now faces a military procedure similar to a grand jury deciding whether charges are appropriate, King said. Then, he could face court martial proceedings. The decision comes nearly a year after Bergdahl returned to the United States as part […]

The United States is sending heavy military equipment to Baltic states to help them deal with possible Russian aggression. The deliveries are intended to “demonstrate resolve to President (Vladimir) Putin and Russia that collectively we can come together,” US Major General John R. O’Connor told AFP as he oversaw the delivery of the equipment in […]

Eddie Ray Routh was found guilty in the murders of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield. Routh confessed to shooting Kyle and Littlefield shortly after being arrested the day of the incident. Jurors only had to decide if he “intentionally and willingly” killed the pair and whether he knew what he did was wrong. The trial […]

Afghanistan Marine veteran Hunter Garth (pictured) is tired of hearing “Thank you for your service.” Mike Freedman, a Green Beret, calls it the “thank you for your service phenomenon.” To some recent vets — by no stretch all of them — the thanks comes across as shallow, disconnected, a reflexive offering from people who, while […]

It will now be more difficult to remove transgender soldiers from service. Instead of being made by lower-level Army officers, the undated memorandum says the decision to discharge transgender soldiers must now by made by the assistant secretary of the Army for personnel. In all services, transgender troops can be automatically dismissed from service on […]

Military members who were there are having problems with Brian Williams’ apology for years of stories that his plane was hit by fire in Iraq. “I think it is misleading” for Williams to say his aircraft was following behind the Chinook hit by two rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire, said David Luke, a retired […]

Nico Lang at The Daily Dot focuses on what’s been missing from the criticism of Clint Eastwood’s movie. At it reflects the racism that Chris Kyle was know for. …the real-life Kyle was anything but tortured and morally conflicted. The Guardian’s Lindy West (also a contributor at the Daily Dot) reminds us that Kyle was […]

That’s all I’m asking. Brian Williams has been telling the story for years that he now recants. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams admitted Wednesday he was not aboard a helicopter hit and forced down by RPG fire during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, a false claim that has been repeated by the network […]

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura, a former Navy SEAL, who won a defamation lawsuit against the estate of Chris Kyle, had some words to say about his late nemesis.  The full interview with Ventura airs on my radio show tonight. VENTURA: A hero should have honor. A hero is not how many people you’ve killed. You […]

The Texas governor is jumping on the bandwagon. I have declared Feb. 2 to be Chris Kyle Day in Texas. We honor our military heroes. @ChrisKyleFrog#txlege#tcotpic.twitter.com/rhLhIlevNM — Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) January 30, 2015 Please “like” Liberaland on Facebook Now read this:Rick Perry: ‘I’m The Candidate’ (Mar 21, 2015) Feds Raid Texas Secessionist Meeting (Mar 2, […]

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