Tag Archives: Marine Corps

Cowardice ordered by Marine Commanders

by Craig Masters In an inexcusable act of cowardice in the face of facts, marines have been ordered to run and hide when danger approaches. But Maj. Gen. Juan G. Ayala, Commander Marine Corps Installations Command, whose head is probably … Continue reading

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Congress pressuring administration to release NSA budget details

The Obama administration is facing calls to de-classify its so-called black budget and release the information to the public.   Currently there are 16 agencies involved in intelligence operations of some kind in the United States. While these agencies obviously … Continue reading

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Defense Secretary orders major changes in combat teams

By Craig Masters Political commentator and best selling author, Phyllis Schafly, has called outgoing Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, a coward for making the announcement he has decided to strike down the 1994 Combat Exclusion Law and then running for … Continue reading

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500 Generals, Admirals support Romney

by Matt Lacy –   Continuing a trend among military members who have serious concerns about President Obama’s tenure as commander-in-chief, over 500 former generals and admirals from all branches of the military have publicly came out in support of … Continue reading

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China engaging in military buildup while US cuts forces

by Matt Lacy – An expert on Communist China says the United States could be making a grave mistake by cutting back on defense spending while China is doing just the opposite. Beijing recently announced a new defense budget of … Continue reading

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Obama to give US missile defense secrets to Russians

U.S. SM-3 by Matt Lacy – Coming on the heels of massive troop drawdowns and massive cuts to the U.S. military, the Obama administration is planning on sharing U.S. missile secrets with the Russians. The military could face cuts of … Continue reading

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Islamic doctrine backs Mubarak’s teaching to Marines

    To the editor: In Jack Minor’s recent article, “Marine corps clarifies recent `don’t pee toward Mecca’ stories,” LTC George Robinson of the Marine Corps Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning took issue with my column citing a story … Continue reading

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Marine Corps clarifies “don’t pee towards Mecca” stories

by Jack Minor – The Marine Corps has said a recent news story about Marines being told not to pee towards Mecca does not reflect Corps training or doctrine. The North County Times recently reported a story on Marines at … Continue reading

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Citizens arrested for filming police in public

by Jack Minor   Following 9/11, a disturbing trend has emerged. Ctizens are being arrested for videotaping police officers during routine traffic stops and other incidents. Carlos Miller, a Miami multimedia journalist, told the Gazette that, in the age of … Continue reading

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Marine ground troops going to Libya after Obama says, ‘No boots on the ground.”

by Jack Minor   The 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit consisting of infantry and cargo helicopters is preparing to deploy to Libya from Camp Lejune. This is happening even though Obama declared, in a speech, that he “would not put ground troops in Libya.” … Continue reading

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“Sensitivity training” to prepare troops to accept gays

by Jack Minor   Training troops for the repeal of a Revolutionary war ban on homosexuals serving in the military will extend to front line troops in combat zones rather than wait for their return stateside despite no urgent reason … Continue reading

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Lakin felt he had no choice but to disobey

By Jack Minor The attorney for Lt. Col. Lakin, who is being court-martialed for disobeying orders, said his client felt he had no other alternative than to disobey orders after superiors repeatedly rebuffed his requests for guidance. Retired Marine Corps … Continue reading

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Witnesses admit Lakin was never ordered to get on airplane to deploy

By Jack Minor Several witnesses in the court-martial of former Greeley resident Lt.Col. Lakin, admitted he was never ordered to board a US Airways flight as alleged in the charges against him. After more than a year of attempting to … Continue reading

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Marines honor their own with ceremony at Bittersweet Park

Story and photo by Jack Minor Marines from across the Rocky Mountain region came to Greeley to honor two of their own in a wreath-laying ceremony at Bittersweet Park this past Sunday afternoon. Colorado Springs Marine Sgt. Jason Smith, who … Continue reading

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Senate debates reveal stark differences between candidates

by Jack Minor Following two debates between Senator Michael Bennet and Ken Buck one thing is undeniable, there are stark differences between the two candidates. At the most recent debate in Colorado Springs, two questions concerned amendments to the defense … Continue reading

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Is the Gadsden Flag the original Marine Corps flag?

By Jack Minor One of the most famous flags of the American Revolution is the Gadsden flag, a coiled rattlesnake over the words “Don’t Tread On Me.”  This flag has recently gained popularity again as a favorite symbol at many … Continue reading

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Jo Ann (Christ) Theroux

Jo Ann (Christ) Theroux, 63, of Pierce passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, after a four year battle with Breast Cancer. Jo was born March 13, 1947 to Theodore and Velma (Wait) Christ … Continue reading

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Congress votes to permit homosexuals to serve openly

By Jack Minor Just hours before leaving for the Memorial Day weekend, Congress voted to end a military regulation that has been in effect since the Revolutionary War. This regulation barred homosexuals from serving in the military. The bill to … Continue reading

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Young Marines train in Evans

By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette While many local area youth were celebrating graduations, the Poudre River Young Marines spent the weekend  rappelling off a tower at the Evans training center. The event was organized by Shawn Kendrot, a … Continue reading

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