Military Sound Off

Beyond Deplorable: Trump Blocks Veterans Group On Twitter Because They Criticized Him (TWEETS)

Beyond Deplorable: Trump Blocks Veterans Group On Twitter Because They Criticized Him (TWEETS)

As president, Donald Trump is Commander-in-Chief of America’s military forces. But he’s also an insecure, narcissistic man-child who cannot take criticism. The latest example of President Trump’s thin skin is demonstrated in what he did to the veterans organization VoteVets.org. The group, which has accused Trump of being a threat to national security, reports that […]

NSA Chief Has Evidence Trump Campaign Was In Bed With Kremlin (TWEETS)

NSA Chief Has Evidence Trump Campaign Was In Bed With Kremlin (TWEETS)

For most of Friday night, the political world was roiled by the news that Donald Trump’s son-in-law and chief confidant, Jared Kushner, tried to open a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and Russia–using Russian diplomatic facilities. According to a number of intelligence professionals, if this is true, this amounts to espionage, and would […]

Republicans Love Our Veterans–Except When It Comes To Paying For Their Service (VIDEO)

Republicans Love Our Veterans–Except When It Comes To Paying For Their Service (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump keeps telling us how much he loves the military. Last January in Des Moines, Iowa, he held a “fundraiser” for veterans for which he supposedly raised $6 million. It took him nearly four months to actually get around to donating $1 million of it — and then only after a Washington Post reporter asked what […]

Melania Trump’s ‘Patriotic’ Tweet Did Not Go Over Well On Social Media (TWEETS)

Melania Trump’s ‘Patriotic’ Tweet Did Not Go Over Well On Social Media (TWEETS)

On Friday, Melania Trump and her husband hosted military mothers at the White House as a way of kicking off the Mother’s Day weekend. At the gathering, Mrs. Trump commented: “I, too, am a mother. However, I have no idea what kind of different challenges each of you must face as the parent of a […]

Nobody Wants To Lead Trump’s Army – Mark Green Withdraws (TWEET/VIDEO)

Nobody Wants To Lead Trump’s Army – Mark Green Withdraws (TWEET/VIDEO)

Mark Green, a state senator from Tennessee, has withdrawn his name from the nomination as Secretary of the Army. He was President Donald Trump’s second pick for the position, as Florida Panthers owner Vincent Viola withdrew his name as well. Viola cited business conflicts of interest as his reason for withdrawing. Green cites an all […]

Michael Flynn Was Warned About Calling The Kremlin–And Did It Anyway (VIDEO)

Michael Flynn Was Warned About Calling The Kremlin–And Did It Anyway (VIDEO)

It’s no secret that Donald Trump tapped Michael Flynn as a top campaign adviser, and later as his National Security Adviser, despite Flynn’s reputation for being incredibly reckless. This was a man who had an illicit Internet connection installed in his Pentagon office, and also funneled classified information to NATO allies without permission. Seen in this […]

Trump Needs His Head Examined For Congratulating A Soldier For ‘Winning’ The Purple Heart (VIDEO)

Trump Needs His Head Examined For Congratulating A Soldier For ‘Winning’ The Purple Heart (VIDEO)

Yes, President Trump has done it again. He congratulated someone for winning the Purple Heart. This is the medal that no one wants! Pres. Trump awards Purple Heart to Army Sgt. Alvaro Barrientos, who was recently wounded in Afghanistan https://t.co/Xucpktr8ji pic.twitter.com/RhZaQbugwY — ABC News (@ABC) April 22, 2017 This guy lost a leg! A leg! That […]

Peacemaker Gorbachev Gives Warning About New Cold War (VIDEO)

Peacemaker Gorbachev Gives Warning About New Cold War (VIDEO)

Former Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev has given an ominous warning about what he sees as threatening signs of conflict emerging between the West and Russia. Speaking to German newspaper Bild the Nobel Peace prize winner said: “All the indications of a Cold War are there.” He added: “The language of politicians and the top-level military personnel is […]

If This Is Trump’s First ‘Real Test,’ Then He’s Failed All The Review Quizzes (VIDEO)

If This Is Trump’s First ‘Real Test,’ Then He’s Failed All The Review Quizzes (VIDEO)

Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press this morning to discuss the current escalating aggression between North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump. McCain seemed to forget that being President is not just a regular job with some difficult days, but an extremely taxing 24/7 job that President Trump seems increasingly […]

Trump Hires A Salesman With NO Military Background To Run The Draft He Wants Back (VIDEO)

Trump Hires A Salesman With NO Military Background To Run The Draft He Wants Back (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump did not receive much support early on in his campaign, and has therefore sought to reward those early backers with some prime government positions. Trump’s latest should frighten everyone: a former businessman, state Senator, and environmental executive named Don Benton. Benton has been tapped to run the Selective Service System, which runs […]

Trump Lambasted Obama Over Syria In 2013, Then Did EXACTLY What He Advised Obama NOT To Do (VIDEO)

Trump Lambasted Obama Over Syria In 2013, Then Did EXACTLY What He Advised Obama NOT To Do (VIDEO)

When you run for political office, people will often look to your past to see if you’re qualified. According to White House officials, President Donald Trump shouldn’t be judged on his past. Businessman Way back in 2013, when Americans felt safe under former President Barack Obama, Trump was just a shady businessman. He also tweeted. […]

Trump Aids Russia By Putting Boots On The Ground In Syria (VIDEO)

Trump Aids Russia By Putting Boots On The Ground In Syria (VIDEO)

Over the two months since President Donald Trump took office, multiple media outlets have theorized the president’s potential for starting a war with another country, or at least escalating involvement somewhere the U.S. military is already present. There are many reasons he might do this. Plummeting approval ratings, obfuscation of Russian involvement in his election, transference […]

Civilian Casualties Double Under Trump’s Watch – Military Plays The Blame Game (VIDEO)

Civilian Casualties Double Under Trump’s Watch – Military Plays The Blame Game (VIDEO)

Alright, let’s break this down. The military rules of engagement are directives set forth in order to dictate circumstances that require ground, air, and naval forces to enter combat zones and fight. They are rules to abide by when activating drone strikes, air strikes, as well as “boots on the ground” strikes. In the last […]

Dear Congress: Please Do NOT Give Weapons To Depressed Veterans (VIDEO)

Dear Congress: Please Do NOT Give Weapons To Depressed Veterans (VIDEO)

General David Petraeus knows a lot about life in the military. The General served for 37 years in the U.S. Army. He served for a year as the director of the CIA. The General understands the pressures of combat and the resulting mental health issues that face so many soldiers. General Petraeus is part of a […]

Trump Increasing Military Presence In Middle East: Congressman Lays Down A Challenge (VIDEO)

Trump Increasing Military Presence In Middle East: Congressman Lays Down A Challenge (VIDEO)

According to a Rasmussen Reports survey, President Trump’s approval rating now stands at 48 percent, while 52 percent disapprove of his performance. And what have presidents with low approval ratings traditionally done? Start wars. However, Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) has introduced a bill that would return the power to deploy troops back to Congress, revoking Trump’s unilateral ability to dispatch the […]

Disgusting: Nude Photos Of Female Marines Leaked (VIDEO)

Disgusting: Nude Photos Of Female Marines Leaked (VIDEO)

The U.S. Marine Corps is investigating a complaint they received about military personnel allegedly leaking pictures of their naked, female colleagues on a website that promotes sexual assault. In the last month, a dozen women reported their pictures being posted to a private Facebook page. The women were identified by their name, rank, and station. The […]

Military Officers Call Trump’s Use Of SEAL’s Death In Speech ‘Distasteful’ (VIDEO)

Military Officers Call Trump’s Use Of SEAL’s Death In Speech ‘Distasteful’ (VIDEO)

While there are an endless number of talking points from President Donald Trump’s speech on Tuesday, one in particular is rubbing some the wrong way. Some military officers are calling Trump’s very public tribute to Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens distasteful and exploitative. While many members of the public viewed the moment as a moving […]

Ex-NSA Analyst: Trump Exploited ‘Trapped’ Widow Of Slain SEAL (TWEETS)

Ex-NSA Analyst: Trump Exploited ‘Trapped’ Widow Of Slain SEAL (TWEETS)

The most memorable–and most debated–moment from Tuesday evening’s joint address to Congress by Donald Trump is when he honored the fallen Navy SEAL who died during a raid in Yemen. Trump asked the widow of Ryan Owens, Carryn Owens to stand and be recognized, but it soon became clear she didn’t necessarily want to stand […]

Trump Appointee Stands Down–And Shows More Ethics Than His Would-Be Boss (VIDEO, TWEET)

Trump Appointee Stands Down–And Shows More Ethics Than His Would-Be Boss (VIDEO, TWEET)

When it became apparent that many of Donald Trump’s appointees were manifestly unfit and unqualified, it was only natural to gird ourselves to pop the champagne when one of them was either defeated in the Senate or bowed out. That occasion finally came when CKE CEO and Labor Secretary pick Andy Puzder stood down when […]

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