Category Archives: Military

58th Presidential Inauguration: Coast Guard and D.C. Police establish security zone; K-9 scan dinner cruise vessels

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Bacone and Chief Petty Officer Carlos Perez from Maritime Safety and Security Team New York conduct security sweeps with their canine, Ruthie, during a dinner cruise in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2017. MSST New York is one of the Coast Guard’s anti-terrorism teams established to protect local maritime assets and to support large-scale events including the 58th Presidential Inauguration

Letter from High Chimneys: Bars going broke, Rue stops drinking

Three of us left Detroit, October 1941. All the mothers and sisters were crying. I guess the old man was glad to get rid of us and the tuition. My Dad was sending money for my dog that was going to the University of Michigan with me taking a speech course. Dad came out to see our expensive educated dog. I said I shot him as he kept telling about the affair you were having with our maid. Dad replied, “are you sure the S.O.B. is dead?”

Bernie Fowler’s war was in South Pacific on USS Engstrom

Former Senator Bernie Fowler, now of Prince Fredrick, attended basic training at the Great Lakes naval base and went on to basic engineering school. After that, he was shipped to Viejo, California where he came aboard the destroyer escort ship USS Engstrom DE-50. On this relatively small support ship, Fowler would spend his near two-year tour during the war.

The diesel-electric powered Engstrom traveled across the Pacific to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, where the men geared up for what became, for Fowler, a run to numerous island bases in the Pacific Ocean, where some of the most horrific battles of the Pacific side of World War II were fought.

The primary operations aboard the Engstrom, and similar destroyer escorts, were to provide protective escorts for fleets near these islands. They also conducted anti-submarine warfare “sub chasing” and “picket runs” around island bases to look out for enemy submarines, ships or aircraft.

History of Communist and Nazi Atrocities

Public schools have done little to educate younger generations on the horrors of Communism and Hitler’s Nazi conquest of Europe in WWII. Share these videos with your children. These are…

Did Obama pay $400 million to free American hostages in Iran?

As Iran continues their dangerous crusade to expand terror in the Middle East the U.S. has stopped fighting Tehran and begun supporting it. President Obama has given the state permission for nuclear capacity and now he has priced American lives in order to fund their war against us.