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MORE MISSISSIPPI "MUD" - STATE GUARD
CORRUPTION AND COVER-UPS - INTEL POURS IN
TO MILITARYCORRUPTION.COM IN WAKE OF OUR
REPORT ON MATT HASSLOCH CASE - CAN GOV.
BARBOUR AFFORD FOUR MORE YEARS OF GEN
CROSS AS TAG? - DID COLONEL "GUNNING" FOR
CAPTAIN HAVE AFFAIR WITH YOUNG FEMALE
OFFICER? - WAS SHE THE ONE ACTUALLY
RESPONSIBLE FOR "LOST" EQUIPMENT?

Our hard-hitting story "GOOD OLE BOYS" etc., where we exposed how deceitful Mississippi National Guard officials tried to destroy the life and career of an honest captain - Matt Hassloch - (see "related stories box" at end of this article), has resulted in a flood of INTEL pouring into us here reporting long-term wrong-doing in that Deep South military organization.

When CPT Hassloch assumed command of HHC, 1-185th Avn. Bn. at Tupelo, Miss., little did he know that his predecessor as captain of that unit reportedly was having an affair with a certain colonel in their chain-of-command.

The top-notch chopper pilot, whose only "crime" was to refuse to become "fall-guy" when more than $600,000 in equipment turned up "missing," wisely declined to sign the hand-receipt. He instituted what any incoming commander should do - a complete inventory. Hassloch is completely blameless in this situation.


"HERE WE GO AGAIN!" - AIR FORCE OFFICER
ON GUAM FACES CHILD ABUSE CHARGES ONCE
MORE - CAPT MICHAEL DUNLOP DENIES ANY
WRONGDOING - MILITARYCORRUPTION.COM
OBTAINS COPY OF CHILD PSYCHOLOGIST REPORT
CLEARS DUNLOP AND WIFE COMPLETELY - WHO'S
BEHIND PERSECUTION OF RESPECTED OFFICER?
IS O.S.I. INVOLVED IN LATEST ATTEMPT TO
DESTROY CAPT DUNLOP'S FAMILY?

Our readers will recall we reported last Spring that phony "child abuse" charges against Air Force Capt. Michael Dunlop on Guam had been tossed out for lack of evidence. [See "related stories box" at bottom of this article.]

But before Dunlop could be cleared and his two small sons - ages 5 and 6 - returned to the captain and his wife, the officer was arrested and tossed in a jail cell while the media created a circus around the case.

Now, nearly nine months after being exonerated and returned to duty, Dunlop is facing a new ordeal and possible enforced separation once more from his beloved children. Dunlop's wife, Kendall, is beside herself with worry.


JOHN "BULLDOG" WELLS DOES IT AGAIN!
AMERICA'S LEADING MILITARY DEFENSE
ATTORNEY CATCHES AIR FORCE O.S.I. AGENT
IN "DIRTY TRICKS" - CAREFUL INVESTIGATION
BY FAMED LAWYER'S GUMSHOES EXPOSES
FEMALE FALSE ACCUSER'S LIES - U.S.A.F.
SECURITY POLICEMAN FOUND "INNOCENT"

Sometimes "the system" does work, although in the case of a young Air Force NCO, it did only after the serviceman signed on America's leading military defense attorney, John "Bulldog" Wells.

Simon Webster was a well-respected career security policeman. He was honest and fair. Just the kind of person you like to see in law enforcement, especially in the scandal-plagued U.S. Air Force. An energetic and dynamic cop, he dreamed after retirement of joining a big city police force and perhaps becoming a detective someday.

"All those plans seemed destroyed, however, when in the fall of 2006, Webster's world was shattered. His ex-girlfriend and then Airman First Class Melissa D. Long filed phony rape charges against him," Wells told a MilitaryCorruption.com reporter.


ARMY NURSE IN IRAQ HAS MENTAL BREAKDOWN
SNAPS UNDER PRESSURE - THREATENS ANOTHER
OFFICER WITH HANDGUN - SHOOTS HERSELF IN
ABDOMEN - LT ELIZABETH WHITESIDE DIAGNOSED
"SEVERE MENTAL CASE" BY SHRINK, BUT CRUEL
WALTER REED BRASS TRY TO COURT-MARTIAL
SICK WOMAN - WASHINGTON POST RENDERED
"SALUTE" FROM MILITARYCORRUPTION.COM FOR
EXPOSÉ OF ATTEMPTED RAILROAD JOB - ARMY
DOES "ABOUT-FACE" - REVERSES COLD-HEARTED
PLAN TO "PUNISH" OFFICER - POWER OF THE
PRESS PREVAILS - NURSE NO LONGER HAS TO
FEAR PRISON AND LOSS OF MEDICAL BENEFITS


A cruel attempt by cold-hearted officers at Walter Reed to court-martial an Army nurse who had a mental breakdown last year in Iraq and shot herself in the abdomen after a psychotic episode has been scuttled.

Thanks to publicity generated by an excellent article in the Washington POST, 25 year-old LT Elizabeth Whiteside, currently a psychiatric outpatient at the trouble-plagued medical center, doesn't have to worry anymore about being sent to prison and losing her medical and veteran's benefits.

MilitaryCorruption.com wishes to "salute" the superb job done by POST staff writers Dana Priest and Anne Hall. Without their compassionate and hard-hitting reporting, the Army could well have railroaded Whiteside into utter destruction.


"GOOD OLE BOYS" IN MISSISSIPPI NATIONAL
GUARD TRY AND FAIL TO DESTROY LIFE AND
CAREER OF OUTSTANDING OFFICER - CAPTAIN
MATT HASSLOCH HIRES TOP ATTORNEY KEN
DAVID - TELLS STORY OF "WHISTLEBLOWER"
RETALIATION TO MILITARYCORRUPTION.COM
WE CATCH GUARD BRASSHAT IN BLATANT
LIE ON HASSLOCH'S "O.E.R." - GOVERNOR
HALEY BARBOUR URGED TO "CLEAN HOUSE"
AT STATE GUARD - FOR FAILED LEADERSHIP
MAJ GEN HAROLD CROSS SHOULD BE FIRED


We've seen some dirty deals done honorable members of the National Guard in our day, but few have been as blatant and cruel as the campaign to destroy Capt. Matt Hassloch.

This outstanding officer and experienced helicopter pilot has been put through "a living hell" by corrupt and incompetent Guard officials who tried, and ultimately failed, to ruin the captain by any means at their disposal.

Hassloch, who previously had been given high marks on his officer evaluation reports, suddenly became a a target at the scandal-plagued Mississippi National Guard when the conscientious and careful officer insisted on a full accounting of alleged "missing" equipment in one of the State Guard's aviation units.


AIR FORCE SEX SCANDALS IN GREAT BRITAIN
LINKED TO "HEAVY DRINKING" - MAJOR AT RAF
LAKENHEATH SAID TO HAVE ASSAULTED
10 YEAR-OLD GIRL - AIRMAN FIRST CLASS AT
RAF MILDENHALL ACCUSED OF "SODOMY"
IN DRUNKEN ATTACK ON MALE SERVICEMAN

Here we go again. The Air Force gets the booby prize for the most (alleged) sex crimes. In fact, we at MilitaryCorruption.com find to our continuous amazement, month after month and year after year, that airmen - and some "bad" women - get in trouble at a faster clip than the other military branches combined!

The common denominator in the latest sex scandals - both in Great Britain - is "heavy drinking" by officers and enlisted personnel.

Maybe the Air Force chief of staff can pay a visit to England and hand out some more of his "core values" cards. Of course, he might not have many (willing) takers, in view of the widely held suspicion Gen. Mosley is up to his ears in the disgraceful Maj. Jill Metzger cover-up.


THE ULTIMATE GIFT FOR ANY MUSIC LOVER
JOEL WHITBURN'S TOP POP SINGLES (1955-2006)
BASED ON RANKINGS PUBLISHED BY BILLBOARD
MAGAZINE - IT CAN'T BE BEAT - THE WORLD'S
# 1 GUIDE TO POPULAR MUSIC - LATEST EDITION
OF 1182-PAGE BOOK HAS EVEN MORE "FIRST-
"TIME FEATURES - MILITARYCORRUPTION.COM
GIVES IT OUR "FOUR-STAR" HIGHEST RATING

We greatly value our name brand and hard-earned reputation for honesty and integrity, so you know when we take the time to write about and recommend a first-rate attorney like the famed John "Bulldog" Wells and others on our home page, we are confident you will be pleased with his and their excellent services.

Top Pop SinglesWell, we just came across the latest edition of Joel Whitburn's TOP POP SINGLES (1955-2006), and if you're a "baby-boomer" like our editor-in-chief, who fondly remembers Armed Forces Radio and its music programs - "Dawnbuster," etc. - from the years he served in Vietnam, you'll be happy to learn about this terrific book.

Some 50 years ago, Whitburn from Wisconsin, started publishing collections of song listings based upon their sales ranking by BILLBOARD magazine. Now, here we are a week from Christmas 2007, and Joels' 11th edition of his TOP POP SINGLES - he also does books on album hits, country music, etc. - is the best ever


CURTAIN OF SILENCE FALLS AT FT. BLISS, TEX.
COMMAND SGT MAJ "LONNY" WRIGHT RELIEVED
AS BOSS OF SGTS MAJOR ACADEMY - DETAILS
KEPT QUIET - MILITARYCORRUPTION.COM RECALLS
ANOTHER "HUSH-HUSH" SCANDAL FROM 1998
THEN-SGT MAJ BRENDA HOSTER EXPOSED AS
PHONY - IN WRITTEN STATEMENT, SGT MAJ LIZ
McCULLUM TOLD CID SHE SAW HOSTER IN BED
WITH BLACK FEMALE STUDENT AT ACADEMY
HOSTER WAS DARLING OF MAN-HATING FEMINISTS
MADE FALSE "SEX HARRASSMENT" ACCUSATIONS
AGAINST SGT MAJ OF THE ARMY GENE McKINNEY

The Army is trying to keep a lid on things at Fort Bliss, Tex. where everyone is talking about the relief of Command Sgt. Maj. "Lonny" Wright as boss of the Sergeants Major Academy.

All we have been able to find out so far, is Lt. Gen. William Caldwell, the commanding general of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, Kan. (the academy's higher education headquarters), has instituted a 15-6 administrative investigation. No other details have been released.

Word is, the brass want to keep the probe "administrative" and avoid bad publicity in the local news media. They needn't worry. The daily newspaper in El Paso rarely writes anything to displease one of the biggest employers in the area. But the generals apparently are taking no chances.


MORE AIR FORCE "BLUES" - CAPTAIN AT
LACKLAND AFB GETS 10 YEARS ON CHILD
ABUSE RAP - S/SGT IN NORTH CAROLINA
NABBED ON CHILD PORN OFFENSE
PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICES TRY OLD
TRICKS - MILITARYCORRUPTION.COM DIGS
OUT THE FACTS NONETHELESS

It's an old trick that public affairs officers have used for years. You won't find it written down in any textbooks at DINFOS, but it goes like this: when you have bad or embarrassing news you don't want given much coverage, simply wait a few days until around 1600 on a Friday and then release a partial account to as few media outlets as possible.

That's what the folks at Lackland tried to get away with.

Capt. Edward Hudson got ten years at Leavenworth DB for "molesting" two young children. His court-martial was concluded early in the week. But the PAO, emboldened by the fact ace reporter Rod Hafemeister is no longer on scene for Air Force TIMES to watch out for such a stunt, tried to pull it off. We at MilitaryCorruption.com caught them anyway.


WHAT KIND OF "JUSTICE" IS THIS? NAVY
CHAPLAIN AND CATHOLIC PRIEST INFECTED
WITH HIV VIRUS GETS "SLAP-ON-WRIST"
(TWO YEARS) IN PLEA BARGAIN DEAL AFTER
ADMITTING SEX WITH MIDSHIPMEN, MARINE
CPL AT QUANTICO, AND AIR FORCE LT
COLONEL - LTCDR JOHN LEE POSED NUDE
IN HIS NAVAL ACADEMY OFFICE STANDING
IN FRONT OF CRUCIFIX - HUGE AMOUNT
OF PORN FOUND ON CHAPLAIN'S COMPUTER
PEVERTED PRIEST MAY BE OUT OF BRIG
IN 19 MONTHS "WITH TIME OFF FOR GOOD
BEHAVIOR" HIS SLICK LAWYER SAYS


Chaplain Lee is a lowlife. Of that we are sure. But he's also a very lucky man.

The Catholic priest and former chaplain at the U.S. Naval Academy could waltz out of the brig in a matter of months, thanks to a plea bargain deal struck by his slick lawyer, David Sheldon.

Why the military judge - Marine Col. Steven Day - agreed to such a "slap-on-the-wrist," when charges against LTCDR John T. M. Lee could have sent the Navy man to the DB for life, is beyond us. It makes a mockery of the military justice system when someone like this perverted priest can disgrace his uniform in such a way and get off so easily.


"THE V.A. (VETERANS ADMINISTRATION) WANT
MY HUSBAND DEAD," SAYS WEEPING WIFE OF
ATOM BOMB TEST VET FROM MAINE - "THEY'RE
JUST WAITING FOR JIM AND THE OTHERS TO
DIE OFF SO THEY WON'T HAVE TO PAY ANY
DISABILITY CLAIMS" - LATEST APPEAL FOR
JUSTICE BY JIM WALLACE REJECTED DESPITE
LETTER FROM V.A. DOCTOR CITING "SERVICE-
CONNECTION" - STAFFER FOR CONGRESSMAN
MIKE MICHAUD (D-MAINE) DROPS BALL - ADDS
TO WALLACE FAMILY'S SUFFERING - "WE'LL
NEVER VOTE FOR HIM AGAIN," DISTRAUGHT
WOMAN VOWS - "WHO CAN WE TURN TO NOW?"


“Jim Wallace is only asking for the Veterans Administration to "do the right thing," and pay him a disability pension before he dies so his ill and aging wife will have something when he is gone. Riddled with cancer that has been diagnosed as the result of "ionized radiation" from his exposure to atomic bomb blasts in the 1950's, and backed up in writing for his claim of "service-connection" by a V.A. doctor, this Army veteran, who calls himself a "human guinea pig," has just about given up hope.

"I almost cry to think that my government would do this to us and then turn their backs on GI's like me after all these years," Wallace told MilitaryCorruption.com. "I'm so very grateful to you and our outstanding VFW State Commander (Jim Bachelder) for your strong support, but I'm sick of these phony politicians who make a lot of promises but won't even write a letter on your behalf."

Wallace is referring to Congressman Mike Michaud of Maine. An affable legislator with a good "image" as a "friend of the veteran" in his northern Maine congressional district, the Democrat needs to take a good look at who serves on his staff and make sure they are adequately taking care of his constituents.


ORDEAL ENDS AT LAST - AIR FORCE ACADEMY
CADET EDWARD SALAZAR ACQUITTED ON "RAPE"
CHARGE - ACCUSER ADMITS SHE "TOO DRUNK"
TO REMEMBER IF ALLEGED ATTACK TOOK PLACE
WAITED SEVEN MONTHS TO REPORT INCIDENT
KUDOS TO ACADEMY LEADERSHIP AND MILITARY
TRIBUNAL WHO SEARCHED FOR TRUTH - REFUSED
TO CAVE IN TO "POLITICAL CORRECTNESS"
SALAZAR COULD HAVE GOTTEN LIFE IN PRISON
NOW WILL BE ABLE TO GRADUATE FROM AFA


The seven-month nightmare of Air Force Academy Cadet Edward Salazar is now over. The El Paso, Tex. native could have been shipped off to the Leavenworth DB for the rest of his life if "political correctness" had prevailed. But instead, a military tribunal of officers found the cadet innocent of a "rape" charge, unsupported by any evidence, and Salazar will be able to graduate and accept his commission as an officer, after all.

This is a story that could not have been told even one year ago, much less back in 2003, when the "sex scandals" at the Air Force Academy were front-page news.

Then, any male accused of "rape" or "indecent liberties" - guilty or innocent - was destined for destruction. Now, to their everlasting credit, the leadership and officers at the AFA, who searched for the truth instead of "getting out the rope," have restored some of our confidence that the pendulum of justice is at last swinging back from the "hang 'em all" mentality of recent years.


"IT'S AN OUTRAGE," FORMER AIDE TO GENERAL
OF THE ARMY OMAR BRADLEY SAYS ON PENDING
PROMOTION OF GEN DAVID HUNTOON TO THREE
STARS - "AN INSULT" TO MEMORY OF MANY FINE
MAJ GENERALS WHO'VE GONE BEFORE - "THEY
WERE COMBAT LEADERS, NOT DESK JOCKEY
SYCOPHANTS" AND FLUNKIES - "HUNTOON PUT
MY FAMILY THROUGH HELL," SAYS CHARLES
HONEYCUTT - HIS TENURE AT CARLISLE BARRACKS
UNWORTHY OF REWARD - FEMALE WORKER SAYS
HUNTOON INDIFFERENT TO HER PLIGHT - "HE'S
CONTEMPTUOUS OF CIVILIAN WORK FORCE"
GENERAL'S WIDOW FILES COMPLAINT WITH THE
DOD-IG OFFICE AGAINST "ARROGANT" HUNTOON

If Gen. David Huntoon's troubled tenure at Carlisle Barracks over the past four years is any measurement of "success," then the Army is in terrible shape.

The thoroughly obnoxious two-star has been nominated for promotion to lieutenant general despite his spotty and undistinguished record. And that has the former aide to Gen. of the Army Omar Bradley seeing red.

"It's an outrage that someone like him (Huntoon) could ever achieve three-star rank, much less become a flag officer," Charles Honeycutt said. "There's many a major general at Arlington National Cemetery spinning in his grave tonight at the thought the likes of Huntoon could rise to such a lofty height. I can tell you this, and I was privileged to know many outstanding general officers, Huntoon doesn't deserve a promotion."


GRAND FORKS AFB NCO A "SUICIDE," COPS
SAY - AIRMAN HAD FACED CHILD PORN
CHARGES - FEAR OF PRISON AND LOSS OF
AIR FORCE CAREER MAY HAVE LED MARK
MASSUCCO TO A LONELY DEATH - FORMER
C-130 CREW CHIEF HAD CLEAN RECORD
WAS CLOSE TO RETIREMENT - FEDS SAY
THEY SHOCKED - THOUGHT SUSPECT WOULD
ACCEPT "PLEA BARGAIN" IN SEX CASE

Apparently, it was just too much for Mark Massucco to bear. The veteran NCO, stationed at Grand Forks AFB with the 319th Air Refueling Wing since 2006, took his own life just two weeks before he was scheduled to go into federal court in Fargo, No. Dakota on child porn charges.

Police say they found the Airman's body in his off-base apartment. Investigators are not revealing the exact cause of death, other than to say they feel Massucco killed himself.

The 38 year-old serviceman's life came crashing down around him on June 6th when he was indicted on two counts of receiving material "involving the sexual exploitation of minors." He was also tagged with one count of possessing such material.


FORT BRAGG MASTER SGT GETS BUST TO PVT
PLUS BAD CONDUCT DISCHARGE AND TWO YEARS
IN PRISON - ARMY NCO CLEARED ON PHONY "RAPE"
CHARGE - SEX WAS "CONSENSUAL" WITNESSES
SAY - CALL FEMALE ACCUSER "UNTRUTHFUL AND
VINDICTIVE" - POLITICAL CORRECTNESS PREVAILS
AS GEN ROBERT WAGNER DISREGARDS HIS OWN
INVESTIGATING OFFICER'S RECOMMENDATION NOT
ENOUGH EVIDENCE FOR RAPE CHARGE - DEMANDS
CASE GO TO COURT-MARTIAL ANYWAY - IS TOP
BRASS HAT "BUCKING FOR A FOURTH STAR" IN A
HILLARY CLINTON ADMINISTRATION?

The skids were greased for a Fort Bragg master sergeant who, while guilty of "consensual sex" with a female soldier, got a far more serious sentence when a top general at the Army post disregarded his own investigating officer's recommendation there was not enough evidence to proceed to court-martial on a "rape" charge.

Lt. Gen. Robert Wagner, commander of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, demanded M/Sgt Roland Perez face trial on the phony rape accusation, which proved to be without substantiation. That was little solace to Perez, who was found guilty of "assault," and having an "inappropriate relationship" with the female trainee.

The senior NCO was busted all the way down to private, given a bad conduct discharge, and sent to prison for two years. Perez's once-promising career lay in ruins. The private who charged him, and lied under oath as to the "rape," went unpunished and is now out of the Army.


"THREE'S A CROWD" SAYS IRATE WIFE
CALLS CID ON ARMY CAPTAIN HUBBY - SAYS
HE TOOK BRIBES AND STOLE ARTIFACTS IN
IRAQ - "LAST STRAW" CAME WHEN FT LEWIS
OFFICER BROUGHT HOME PREGNANT GAL PAL
FROM MIDDLE EAST - SUGGESTED "LIVE-IN"
ARRANGEMENT - CAPT CEDAR LANMON NOW
FACES BRIBERY, CONSPIRACY, THEFT RAP

When his irate wife balked at a three-way "live-in" arrangement with his pregnant girlfriend, Army Capt. Cedar Lanmon found out just how much trouble an angry woman can stir up.

Back from his second tour of duty in Iraq, the crooked captain didn't anticipate how much of a fuss his wife would make. Now he knows. The Feds have charged him with bribery, conspiracy and stealing valuable artifacts and religious objects from Iraq.

The Fort Lewis-based officer has yet to enter a plea in the case. He faces a preliminary hearing at federal court in Tacoma, Wash. on December 6th. The Army has temporarily shipped the 30 year-old captain off to Ft. Jackson, S.C. where he'll wait to see if he ends up going to the slammer.


CRAZED NAVY CAPTAIN CURSES OUT ACADEMY
GATE GUARDS - SPEEDS ONTO GROUNDS TWICE
IN ONE MONTH - COMPLAINTS FILED AGAINST
"BULLY BOY" CAPT MIKE FIERRO BY TWO NAVY
SENTRIES AND CIVILIAN WORKER - NAVAL
ACADEMY GRAD AND OBNOXIOUS JERK SHOULD
"HIT THE BRICKS" - WORST INCIDENT OF
BELLIGERANT BEHAVIOR SINCE ADMIRAL
NAUGHTON FIRED IN 2003 - KUDOS TO THE
NAVY
TIMES
FROM MILITARYCORRUPTION.COM FOR
THEIR ROLE IN EXPOSING FIERRO'S OUTBURSTS

It's happened again. A senior officer at the U.S. Naval Academy has gone berserk and brought disgrace to himself and his uniform. The last time this happened, 2003, it was former Naval Academy boss Admiral Richard Naughton who abused and put his hands on a gate guard. That cost the arrogant and obnoxious officer his job. The latest incident should also result in a relief for cause.

Capt. Michael Fierro flipped out and used extremely vile and offensive language towards gate guards in full view of military personnel and civilians waiting in their cars to enter the Academy grounds at Annapolis.

Three complaints, filed with Department of Defense Police, came from two of the guards and a civilian employee. They cover incidents that allegedly took place over a two day period, Oct. 21 to 22 of last month.


NAVAL ACADEMY DOC GOES TO BRIG IN "SEX
TAPE VIDEO" CASE WHILE FEMALE FACULTY
MEMBER AND WHORE FOR "D.C. MADAM" GETS
SLAP-ON-WRIST AND TRANSFER - CDR KEVIN
RONAN DISMISSED FROM SERVICE - COURT
MARTIAL PANEL BELIEVES TESTIMONY OF
KICKED-OUT CADET WHO RONAN SAYS TRIED
TO "SHAKE HIM DOWN" FOR MONEY - WHY
HASN'T NAVY PULLED PROSTITUTE'S SECURITY
CLEARANCE? TOP BRASS PROTECTING HER
WE MEET "WALL OF SILENCE" IN COVER-UP

A Naval officer has been sent to the brig and dismissed from the service based upon circumstantial "evidence" and the "word" of a former Academy cadet, kicked out of Annapolis for poor grades, who was revealed to have lied and fabricated official documents.

Meanwhile, a former Academy faculty member and female lieutenant commander who worked as a high-priced whore for the infamous "D.C. Madam" [see "related stories box" below] continues to hide behind a protective wall of silence built by the Navy brass. All MilitaryCorruption.com has been able to learn so far, is the woman in question has been "transferred elsewhere." That's it. No information on whether her security clearance has been pulled.

That would seem a "no-brainer," but perhaps the reason she's being handled with "kid-gloves" is more than the usual "political correctness." Could it be some of the "names" on the officer's "client list" would be embarrassing if brought to light? We hear that high-ranking officers from the Pentagon were some of the whore's clients. Also an editor at the Military TIMES (one of the four publications - ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE and MARINE CORPS TIMES published by the Gannett Newspaper chain).


THE NATIONAL GUARD
"DIRTY TRICKS" HANDBOOK
(PART ONE)

Anyone who has served time in the National Guard knows that organization contains some of the most dedicated - and corrupt - individuals who ever put on a uniform.

Because the various state Guards come under the control of the governor, "politics" and favoritism is a common occurrence. And few "bloodlettings" are as painful and dramatic as when one party ousts the other in a general election. Then you are treated to a spectacle of lieutenants sent in to colonel's offices to tell them to "pack their bags" and "get out" before security is called to throw them out.

It has been our experience to have known many fine officers and enlisted people who dedicated their all to serving in the Guard. We have also known disgusting thieves and obnoxious prima donnas - to say nothing of the sycophantic suck-ups who "fed off' and were protected by the top brass. In the words of one old master sergeant, "they aren't worth the powder to blow them to hell." These losers are basically incompetents and bullies who would never last a month in any top-line active Army unit.


LET'S SHOW A LITTLE MERCY TO LISA NOWAK
FORMER NASA ASTRONAUT AND NAVY CAPTAIN
NEVER LIED ABOUT BEING "ABDUCTED" OR
$CAMMED AN UNDESERVED "DISABILITY" PENSION
NOWAK'S LIFE RUINED ALREADY - NO NEED TO
"SHOOT THE WOUNDED" - FIRED FROM NASA
SOON TO BE PUT OUT OF NAVY - LISA'S "CRIME"
WAS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH A COMPLETE JERK
HER BAD CHOICES UNDERMINED OTHERWISE
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS - VETERAN PILOT
AND NAVAL ACADEMY GRADUATE "ALREADY
HAS SUFFERED MORE THAN ENOUGH"

LISA NOWAKWe've stocked up on printer paper for the blizzard of e-mails that is sure to arrive accusing us of "going soft" on troubled former NASA Astronaut Lisa Nowak.

We can't find it in our heart to join the mob crying for her utter destruction. The woman is clearly sick and needs help. Who in their right mind would have done what she did, driving through the night to confront the younger (and we think less attractive) girlfriend of the man she had dearly loved? The bag of "weapons" she brought with her from Houston to Orlando may or may not have been used. In Nowak's decreased mental state, who knows what she intended?

No, we're not making excuses for some very bad decisions. Lisa will have to live with what she did the rest of her life. She has been fired as a NASA astronaut; will soon be dumped out of the Navy, perhaps without pension or benefits; and the vindictive "other woman" in this "love triangle" is sure to sue Nowak in civil court.


NAVY COMMANDER OF USS CONSTITUTION WON'T
HAVE TO "WALK THE PLANK" - CASE WON'T GO TO
COURT-MARTIAL - CDR THOMAS GRAVES TO GET
ADMINISTRATIVE "PUNISHMENT" - STRICT SKIPPER
OF "OLD IRONSIDES" BEATS JAIL TERM AND LOSS
OF PENSION AND BENEFITS - BRASS "CAVE IN"
TO "WHINERS, CRYBABIES" AND "MALCONTENTS"

Nobody ever said that Navy CDR Thomas Graves was "lovable" or even easy to work for. The demanding career officer thought a little discipline and sense of duty never hurts anyone when you've got a bunch of soft and lazy sailors on board your ship.

This boat wasn't a cruiser or even a sea-going destroyer. It was the beloved Revolutionary War era "Old Ironsides" based at Boston Harbor, and the crew members - some of them - decided to get together and make things hot for their tough boss. A series of charges that would make Admiral Nimitz blanch in shock at the absurdity of it all were filed against Graves, and all of a sudden the "politically-correct" Navy brass got out the rope.

All you retired chief petty officers out there that read MilitaryCorruption.com, you know things have gone to hell when the skipper of the USS Constitution faces 12 years in prison and loss of pension and benefits because he allegedly called a female sailor a "vulgar" name.