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  • DOD Harrasses Navy SEAL

    05/03/2020 7:37:00 AM PDT · by 54fighting · 15 replies
    Why is the Department of Defense harassing a Navy SEAL for telling the story of Cairo, the dog he trained and cornered Bin Laden on the raid into Pakistan? Will Chesney, a 13-year Navy SEAL veteran who served as both an assaulter and dog handler, recently co-authored “No Ordinary Dog: My Partner From the SEAL Teams to the Bin Laden Raid” alongside journalist Joe Layden. The book tells the true story of Chesney’s military working dog, Cairo, and their career together through training, combat, and retirement. St. Martin’s Press published the much-anticipated memoir on April 21, 2020. It became an...
  • Matt Bracken: Getting Ready For Richmond

    01/17/2020 6:20:12 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Banned Video ^ | 01/16/20 | Matt Bracken
    This is an interesting view by former Navy Seal and Freeper Matt Bracken about the upcoming event in Richmond, Virginia for the 2nd Amendment. 
  • SEAL who shot bin Laden says James Comey is 'human [bleep]'

    12/17/2019 6:39:10 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 26 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/17/2019 | Tim Pearce
    Former Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill bashed former FBI Director James Comey after the release of the Department of Justice inspector general's report on alleged Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act abuses by FBI officials during President Trump's 2016 campaign. Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his report on Dec. 9, following his two-year investigation into the FBI's and the DOJ's use of FISA warrants to surveil Trump’s campaign for evidence of election interference collusion with Russian agents. The report outlined 17 "significant errors or omissions" by FBI officials in the FISA applications to surveil Trump campaign adviser Carter Page but determined political bias...
  • Eddie Gallagher's Family Speaks Out: We Will Vote for Those Who 'Actually Support Our Warfighters'

    11/27/2019 1:40:55 PM PST · by jazusamo · 70 replies ^ | November 27, 2019 | Julio Rosas
    In an op-ed published by the Military Times, Sean Gallagher, brother of Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher, blasted politicians and military leaders who say President Trump's interventions in preventing more punitive action against his brother were wrong. Gallagher criticized "military attorneys, indignant Pentagon officials and your typical Washington establishment types" for being hypocritical when it came to good order and discipline. "Their views were mainly the same. The president’s actions were a moral hazard ! What message will it send our troops? What of good order and discipline? I have one question for these people: Where in the hell were...
  • Navy SEAL Gallagher to retire from active duty, no review board

    11/25/2019 11:18:12 PM PST · by knighthawk · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 25 2019 | Edmund DeMarche
    Eddie Gallagher, the Navy SEAL at the center of a high-profile standoff between President Trump and some top officials in the Navy, will retire from active duty and will not take part in a review board over his conduct in 2017 while deployed, a Navy spokesman said late Monday. Gallagher, a highly decorated SEAL who received two Bronze Stars with V for valor, was acquitted of murder in the stabbing death of an Islamic State militant captive but was convicted of posing with the corpse. Lt. Cmdr. Clay Doss, the Navy spokesman, said there will be no additional information due...
  • SEAL Will Keep Trident Pin, Pentagon Says

    11/24/2019 3:09:20 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/24/19
    Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired Navy Secretary Richard Spencer Sunday over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL who posed for a photo next to an Islamic State terrorist's corpse in Iraq, and the SEAL will be able to keep his Trident pin, a Pentagon spokesman said Sunday.  
  • President Trump Has Fired The Secretary Of The Navy After Publicly Defying A Direct O

    11/24/2019 2:26:55 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 139 replies
    Jack Posobiec via Twitter ^ | 11/24/19 | Jack Posobiec
    President Trump has fired the Secretary of the Navy after publicly defying a direct order from the commander in chief.  
  • DoD Chief Asks for Navy Secretary Resignation Amid Probe Into Court-Martialed Navy SEAL ??

    11/24/2019 2:25:01 PM PST · by robowombat · 9 replies
    Sputnik ^ | 01:19 25.11.2019
    DoD Chief Asks for Navy Secretary Resignation Amid Probe Into Court-Martialed Navy SEAL - Report And that's all folks for the moment. This is Sputnik, after all.
  • Pentagon chief asks for Navy secretary’s resignation over private proposal in Navy SEAL’s case

    11/24/2019 2:10:40 PM PST · by jazusamo · 112 replies
    WaPo ^ | November 24, 2019 at 1:46 p.m. PST | Ashley Parker, Dan Lamothe
    Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper asked for the resignation of Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer on Sunday after losing confidence in him over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq, the Pentagon said. Spencer’s resignation came in the wake of the controversial case of Chief Petty Officer Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL who was accused of war crimes on a 2017 deployment. He was acquitted of murder but convicted in July of posing with the corpse of a captive. Esper asked for Spencer’s resignation after learning that he had privately proposed to...
  • U.S. Navy Secretary says he did not threaten to resign in dispute with Trump

    11/24/2019 7:09:59 AM PST · by Pollard · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/23/2019 | Steve Scherer
    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy Secretary said on Saturday he did not threaten to resign amid a disagreement with President Donald Trump over whether a Navy SEAL convicted of battlefield misconduct should face a board of peers who may oust him from the elite force. “There seem to be rumors out there that I threatened to resign. I have not threatened to resign,” Richard Spencer told reporters at a security conference in Halifax. The New York Times reported earlier on Saturday that Spencer had threatened to quit if Trump subverted the process. Spencer said Special Operations Chief...
  • Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher Will Be On Fox And Friends This Morning At 7:30am

    11/24/2019 4:24:10 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    POTUS via Twitter ^ | 11/24/19 | Donald J. Trump
    Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher will be on @foxandfriends this morning at 7:30 A.M. Have no fear, all will end well for everyone!  
  • SEAL Who Shot Bin Laden Trashes Vindman as 'Operative with an Agenda'

    11/20/2019 10:25:53 PM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    Western Journal ^ | November 20, 2019 | Jared Harris
    The former Navy SEAL who sent Osama Bin Laden to the grave weighed in on a star witness in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, and it wasn’t pretty. Robert O’Neill slammed Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman Tuesday for his allegedly partisan motives in the Democrats’ attempt to oust the president. ... O’Neill wrote. “I wish the left wouldn’t use his uniform to make him a saint. He’s an operative with an agenda.” ... The lieutenant colonel even went outside his chain of command, a move that lends weight to the theory he is simply an anti-Trump operative taking the...
  • Attorney: Navy retaliating against SEAL helped by Trump

    11/20/2019 2:19:52 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 20, 2019 | Julie Watson and Lolita Baldor
    An attorney for a Navy SEAL convicted of posing with a dead Islamic State militant contended Wednesday that Navy leaders are trying to remove him from the elite force in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s decision last week to restore his rank. Rear Adm. Collin Green made his intentions clear at a staff meeting Monday that he wants to remove Special Warfare Operations Chief Edward Gallagher’s Trident pin, which designates him as a SEAL, attorney Timothy Parlatore said. Green is the Naval Special Warfare commander. “What I’m hearing is that the rear admiral said very disparaging comments about the president...
  • Officer DEFIES Trump's Pardon For Eddie Gallagher And Sends His Case Before Military Board

    11/20/2019 6:12:50 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 123 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 11/19/19
    A top Navy SEAL officer is defying President Donald Trump’s defense of Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher by sending his controversial case to a military review board which could result in his ultimate expulsion from the SEALs.On November 15 Trump reversed the demotion of Gallagher, a Navy SEAL who acquitted of murder this summer, and restored his title of Chief Petty Officer. The president also pardoned two other officers jailed for war crimes as well. Trump’s grant of executive clemency has been harshly criticized over violations of international humanitarian law.Despite the Commander in Chief's pardon, Rear Admiral Collin Green, the head of...
  • Fox News: Trump To Restore Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s Rank To Chief

    11/04/2019 1:31:57 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Fox News host Pete Hegseth said President Trump is expected to make an announcement in the next week about restoring the rank of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher. Hegseth said on “Fox & Friends” Monday morning that he learned the news during a conversation with Trump over the weekend, and the actions by the president are expected to come before Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, Fox News reported. “It doesn’t have to be a pardon or a commutation,” Hegseth said. “It could be, but pardons and commutations imply guilt, that you’ve done something wrong and you need to be forgiven for that....
  • Rep. Dan Crenshaw on Syria cease-fire: Trump's rapid pullout decision created 'chaos'

    10/18/2019 12:06:32 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 58 replies
    faux ^ | 20/18/2019 | Julia Mus
    The Trump administration should have handled the conflict between Turkey and Syria with more careful consideration, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, said Friday. Appearing on "America's Newsroom" with host Sandra Smith, the former Navy SEAL said, "When America leaves, we create a vacuum. And, when we create a vacuum, we create chaos. And, that's what we're seeing right now."
  • Live: Acting DNI Joseph Maguire testifies on whistleblower complaint

    09/26/2019 6:28:04 AM PDT · by Widget Jr · 46 replies
    Fox News on Youtube ^ | 9/26/2016 | Fox News
    Fox News livestream of DNI Joseph Maguire testifying on the lastest "whistleblower".
  • Trump Orders Navy to Rescind Medals Given to SEAL Eddie Gallagher's Prosecutors

    07/31/2019 4:01:01 PM PDT · by PROCON · 82 replies ^ | July 31, 2019 | Hope Hodge Seck
    Following reports that the military prosecutors of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher are receiving Navy Achievement Medals -- despite failing to secure a conviction for Gallagher on murder charges -- President Donald Trump is stepping into the fray. On Tuesday afternoon, Trump took to Twitter, calling the medal awards "ridiculous" and demanding that they be rescinded. "Not only did [the prosecutors] lose the case, they had difficulty with respect to information that may have been obtained from opposing lawyers and for giving immunity in a totally incompetent fashion," Trump tweeted."I have directed the Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer & Chief...
  • The jury finds Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher not guilty of war crimes —

    07/02/2019 2:30:44 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 103 replies
    Jury finds Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher not guilty of war crimes
  • Navy SEAL trial exposes divide in normally secretive force

    06/30/2019 11:59:16 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 32 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 30, 2019 | Julie Watson, AP
    The WhatsApp group would eventually lead to formal allegations that Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher fatally stabbed a wounded Islamic State captive in his care and shot civilians in Iraq in 2017. Gallagher, 40, has pleaded not guilty to the charges. A jury of mostly combat Marines will ultimately decide the fate of the 19-year-veteran and Bronze Star recipient charged with murder, attempted murder and conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline for posing with the corpse for photographs. No matter the outcome, the court-martial at Naval Base San Diego has provided a rare view into the insular Navy SEAL...