Measuring the savings at the commissary The Defense Commissary Agency, which operates 246 government-owned stores worldwide, touts an average savings for military members of at least 30 percent compared with regular retailers. But in Hampton Roads, Va., an area heavy with competition from four major supermarket chains and giant discounter Wal-Mart, are the prices at the commissaries really that much lower?
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:29:10 +0000 Egypt militants claim blast near Foreign Ministry An Egyptian militant group has claimed responsibility for Sunday's bomb blast in a busy downtown Cairo street near the Foreign Ministry that killed two senior police officers and wounded several other policemen.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:08:13 +0000 Arab nations need to help in Iraq, Dempsey says The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the top American military officer said Sunday.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:01:09 +0000 Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000 The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety Sunday. Dalil Boras and his relatives are among some 100,000 Syrians, mostly Kurds, who have flooded into Turkey since Thursday, escaping an Islamic State offensive that has pushed the conflict nearly within eyeshot of the Turkish border.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:49:19 +0000 Veteran arrested at White House needs help, family says An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed no threat to anyone and needs counseling instead of prosecution, members of his family said Sunday.
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Historical D - I - K
Special Note: While we know some reliefs are well deserved or earned in every way (like Lt.Col (R) Stemple) - many listed here may be as the result of political correctness, social experimentation and oversensitive service members using the regulations to distract from their own shortcomings. Its up to you to decide!
Ex-brigade commander slammed for behavior -Army report says fired colonel’s underlings lived in ‘abject fear’
By Joe Gould - Staff writer Posted : Sunday Nov 20, 2011