The best news for the military community this week was no troop losses have been posted by the DOD since July 22, when the loss of MSG Benjamin Stevenson was announced. He was a Special Forces soldier supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
A Marine mom in California is taking the fight to her homeowner’s association over a sign of support for her deployed son.
Read more about the twenty-six AK-assault rifles and one Dragunov sniper rifle that were stolen from a supply warehouse at Fort Irwin in San Bernardino County on July 15. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is on the case.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that a Marine Corps sergeant was arrested Friday and charged with bilking the Defense Department out of $69,000 by filing phony travel vouchers.
VFW Post burglarized in Ladson, SC (local news)
According to local Patch reporter Lindsay Street, of Summerville, a suspect broke into the VFW in Ladson, damaging the door frame of the storage room and stole beer, wine, soda and gun-cleaning kits, per an incident report filed with local authorities.
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