FIRESTORM ERUPTS OVER PEOPLE MAGAZINE
We never thought we'd be fighting again on the same side of an ingrate, like the PEOPLE Magazine contributor who is currently under fire for her article about females getting favorable treatment at the Army Ranger School, but life is strange with its twists and turns.
MilitaryCorruption.com, in the16 years we've been online, has always called the shots as we see them. Therefore, to be true to our readers and well-earned reputation for absolute honesty, MCC gives the devil her due, and backs her up.
We have independently confirmed that much of what this person - we'll call her "the writer" - wrote is accurate.
DID FEMALE RANGER GRADS
The two female graduates of Ranger School - 1LT Kristen Griest and CPT Shaye Haver - performed admirably, but they got extra help in earning the coveted Ranger tab.
A very well informed source tells us that both officers were "allowed to repeat key parts" of the grueling test course - a "no-no" for male counterparts.
So intensive was the desire from the Pentagon to see to it that women become Army Rangers, that "command influence" permeated the air.
"ONE WILL PASS . . . NO MATTER WHAT"
PEOPLE started off the bomb shell article by quoting a bootlicker general when he declared: "A woman WILL graduate Ranger School . . . at least one will get through." What he failed to do was complete the sentence. It should have read: "one way or another."
We can't help but remember a now-disgraced general at the Army War College and Carlisle Barracks who screamed at subordinates: "MAKE THIS HAPPEN!" Usually what he wanted to "happen" was something illegal, immoral, and not allowed under regulations.
The Army can always get stooges to parrot prepared remarks backing up the "official" story, but enough instructors and observers have leaked the truth that it can be can concealed no longer.
CONGRESSMAN STEVE RUSSELL
Retired Army LTC and now Oklahoma Congressman Steve Russell has reported hearing complaints from folks at Ranger School that Griest and Haver benefited from a double-standard.
The Army Ranger stirred up a hornet's nest with the feminist mafia at the Pentagon, and his fiercest critic at West Point, former Army CPT Sue Fulton, who blasted Russell's request to Army Secretary John McHugh for copies of the two officers' training records.
Fulton (USMA 1980), was Obama's choice to be the first lesbian chair of the U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors. We don't know if she's a man-hating bull dyke or not, but one thing is certain Fulton isn't a conservative Republican, like the object of her considerable ire.
ON A "FISHING EXPEDITION"
She is seeking through FOIA copies of Russell's records when he trained to be a Ranger many years ago. Apparently, the tough-talking gal is on a fishing expedition. We know of nothing in Russell's records that would aid Fulton and the other feminists.
If Griest and Haver made it through without any help, if they showed they have what it takes, we say God bless them and may they prosper. But if the public has been fooled and they didn't deserve the much-sought after but seldom attained Army Ranger Tab, shame on them and on the Pentagon who pushed this "politically-correct" line.
As for who is telling the truth here - MCC and "the writer" - or the Army, we ask you to recall two names from the past: Pat Tillman and Jessica Lynch. We rest our case.
[EDITOR'S NOTE: -- There was a time (2010) when "the writer," whom we repeatedly had praised on these pages, called us her "good buddy."
She wasn't such a big shot then, so maybe we can understand why she used to call our esteemed editor-in-chief, MAJ Glenn MacDonald, USAR (Ret), a "crackerjack, old-school investigative journo." A year later, after we had joined forces to torpedo Navy CAPT "Horrible" Holly Graf, she suddenly and unceremoniously dumped MCC off her links list.
We kept her blog's URL on our very visible links listing for more than a year afterwards, in hopes she might regain some of her old "gratitude." Alas, that was not to be.]
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