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Great job with this one Mitchell! This has been covered by some great writers here that have put out great pieces on this subject and I'll say this is one of the best articles of an outstanding batch!
I have not served, and am male, so I'm driving the wrong way in the opposite shoulder but;... I think nothing will ruin this opportunity for women that have the dream, drive and could qualify faster than a quota. It seems like cancer to a change that could allow a few Outstanding Warriors an opportunity that was not previously afforded to them.
Anyway, Great piece and sorry about inept lane usage!..;)
4 hours, 6 minutes ago on Women Now Eligible to Join Australia’s Special Operations Command
Great perspective Jack and I appreciate your intentional focus.
I also appreciate the efforts to out these self decorated football bats. To your point, I believe they should be handled efficiently to prevent wasted energy that could be directed at our real Heroes.
5 days, 2 hours ago on Why I Don’t Care About Stolen Valor
Hey... If all of our real Warriors cloak all evidence of their service... for say the next 6 months... The stolen valor idiots will be solo on the radar!!!... We could end the stupidity fairly quickly with minimal effort!!!.. Lemonade folks!
2 weeks ago on Is ISIS Targeting U.S. Military Veterans?
Moving Jack and great reporting! It's hard to wrap my head around this story while watching my 15 year old daughter doing her homework at the table.
Is there a way to get care packages to these Warriors?
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Save the Last Bullet for Yourself
Well done Force 12 Media!
2 weeks, 6 days ago on SOFREP Indie Short Documentary: The GROM of Poland
Great footage and well put together!... For guys like me that don't have a clue about coalition efforts or anything SOF this was informative and very interesting. I will be staying tuned and looking forward to upcoming production.
Great work Brandon and company!
2 weeks, 6 days ago on The Polish GROM
@1tyme Hey 1tyme...
I'd be shocked if anyone would conclude PN is "anti-troop" and what statistics could you present that demonstrate a "small percentage" of Law Enforcement or "cops" earn the label of "Hero" or "Role Model"? What exactly is "small"? 5%, 10%, 95%....This is troubling and surprising to me?!?...
3 weeks, 4 days ago on The Dangers of Hero Worship
Outstanding article Peter. As a civilian who deeply appreciates the sacrifice of our Warriors; It can be easy to get drunk on the kool aid and paint with a broad brush. This is a gray matter tune up on this subject and I really appreciate your thoughts... Great stuff!!!
Great show and yet another awesome ITR to look forward to!!!... Outstanding!
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Inside the Team Room: The Green Berets
Yep... It's going to be another great ITR... Can't wait for the rest of the episodes and one big double heart tap to CK!...
Great show Warriors!!! Outstanding!
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Inside the Team Room: U.S. Navy SEALs
Rag... With all respect... You're commenting on Brandon and Jack's site because it's relevant and successful. Brandon is a Warrior and leader. Don't question guts in a house built by men chock full of it. It makes you tired, unengaged and irrelevant.
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Three Reasons Why SEAL Leaders Are Upset at O’Neill & Bissonnette
@J-3 Great post!!!
1 month ago on Three Reasons Why SEAL Leaders Are Upset at O’Neill & Bissonnette
@leiber " I'm just waiting for Charlie Sheen to jump out and say he was the 3rd shooter and point man(WINNING)"
That was funny.
@clluelo @LauraKinCA @engelbrad @SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) Although I'd love to see the history of our Great Nation (Revolutionary War, Civil War, etc) in the format of todays 24/7 news and technology... I wonder how the stories and facts would change?.... Just saying...
@LauraKinCA @SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) And what's worse... Now seems like a terrible time for this stuff to be out there... Way better places for the focus of the SOF community imho.
With all the crap we get exposed to from MM and social media it's nice to have a source you can trust and a place you can get good information that is straight forward. Great job Brandon and SOFREP!... Your a stand up guy Brandon and that's why people are interested in your thoughts, experience and analysis.
We'll see you in Vegas!
1 month ago on UPDATED: We Need Your RSVP for the SOFREP Team Room Party in Las Vegas
Happy Veteran's Day to all here on SOFREP! You are all OUTSTANDING and my family wishes everyone of you the very best!
To all of our fallen Heroes: We will never forget you.
May God Bless You All !!!
1 month, 1 week ago on Veteran’s Day For Many Of Us
I didn't even read this yet but it's OUTSTANDING!!!!....You keep flirting with Pulitzers Jack but you may have just put one on your mantle!
1 month, 1 week ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 5)
@LauraWalkerKC @TKW406 @SOFREP A LauraWalkerKC sighting!!!!
Hello to both TKW and LauraWalker! Hope things are well!
1 month, 1 week ago on Naval Special Warfare Leadership Responds to ‘The Shooter’ & Mark Owen
After reading the "yanica" thread with a guest appearance from 6" 2 face; I'd like to give a shout out to the Mafia and the author.
Great article and I love the fact that when idiots show up, they get drowned in grey matter.
That's why I'm here.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now
Book is on the list. Thanks Frumemtarius.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Pride: The Story of the First Openly Gay Navy SEAL – A Book Review
@Kiyabear One of my favorite Uncles told me that the second you feel like you are starting to drown you should fix your swimming. ;)
I would think that since Kristin was Elite eschelon in the Navy SEALs our Nation would do everything in our power to get more Kristins in our Military.... Just sayin....
Great to hear from her again.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Episode 112: DEVGRU Veteran Kristin Beck & Former SEAL Mike Ritland
@1tyme Good practice tyme!... Never get close to bullet deployment with someone you're not sure of.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on The Lies and Stolen Valor: Cory Alan Jackson, of Range Time
Anyone else here ever notice that for the most part, people that really accomplish shit are usually quiet and reserved when it comes to talking about it? There are exceptions but for the most part they are exceptions...
You'd think that anyone half smart with acting talent that wanted to pose as an outstanding individual would:
Shut... The... Fuck... Up!!!....
It would save both them and us a lot of awkward aggravation.
@YankeePapa The authors of our current ROE should be prosecuted for terrorism!
3 months, 2 weeks ago on A Navy SEAL’s Review of “Level Zero Heroes” By Michael Golembesky
@majrod Pile of bird feed with an anvil over it hanging from a rope.... Wile E. Coyote always get's the pain.
4 months ago on Maricopa County Sheriff Leaks Private Conversation Related to Investigation About Leaks
Arpaio is not an idiot but proceeds clumsily a lot. Sheriff Joe taking on Jack in a brain measuring contest is like me taking on a horse in a tail measuring contest. Joe's got a gun in his pants and prisoners in pink under ware and chains... Not say'n........ just say'n....
Another great show Ian! Great intel Jack. Can't wait to hear more from you.
Thanks for the grey matter on the JV suit Rich. I'm out of my lane on that subject however I'm more in the Kyle corner regardless. You had great points.
I'm checking out the charity you are leading for our Vets. I know it will be effective and what an Outstanding effort!
4 months, 1 week ago on Episode 105: A Green Beret’s Perspective on ISIS in Iraq
@HonestBroker247 @engelbrad Good thoughts HB. While I respect a jury as part of our great legal system, I also believe it can be wrong in findings. OJ stands out to me as a good example.
I can't wrap my head around why Chris Kyle would lie about an incident like that. What would he have to gain? His fame earned in other accomplishments far outweigh the issue being discussed. The JV incident, in my opinion, did not enhance the allure of his book.
I think a Warrior got his pride hit awhile ago and, true to his being, was vengeful and patient. The Warrior he was mounted by lands a book and the scorned moves tactfully in. Sad events occurred but the beaten is tone deaf and moves forward. Wins 1.8 and now has ass exposed in MM lime light. ... Hard to believe this is among brothers.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on One Navy SEAL’s Opinion Of The Jesse Ventura Situation
@HonestBroker247 HonestBroker,... Do you believe Chris lied about the story? If so how does it "more and more appear(s) to be a fabricated story"?
It's ironic. Terrorists had a bounty on Chris and they couldn't collect one penny. Then one of his brothers takes him for 1.8 million after he was slain while helping Vets who are in a serious crisis right now.
Jesse needs to immediately give that money back and disappear. He is worse than a terrorist. He is a home grown parasite.
@Minou_Demimonde @engelbrad I gave it 90 days knowing #1 will end poorly....;)
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Congressional Candidate Dickey – Former Green Beret?
#2.... It's covered.
From a civilian point of view I believe this crime needs to be punished in the following manner:
1) You get a first class ticket to "selection" where you will undergo the entire process. Because you have already "passed" this selection, through self indulging accolade and bullshit, you will not be allowed to fail. You will either die, or pass.
2) You will spend the next 90 days in the worst situation real Warriors find themselves Serving in. Real Warriors get to choose the venue and dates.
3) If somehow you survive steps 1 and 2, the specific branch of our great Military that you stole Valor from gets to chose 1 Warrior who will give you a honorary medal of bullshit. They will shit in your mouth so you can digest and appreciate a real accomplishment from a true American Warrior.
I'm thinking there would be less "volunteers" if this were law.
Yep...You can't hide from Lang!!! Even if it was 31 years ago!!!
+100 again Lang.
5 months ago on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 And Putin’s Russia
@Jaycel Adkins I've got a 50 spot that there is no vetting on this one either. Could be wrong but...
5 months ago on NCIS Investigation Of “No Easy Day” Author Creates Further Rift Among SEAL Community
Be Outstanding Marine!
5 months ago on Malaysia Airlines Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine
@oldSquid(Mafia) @engelbrad You had me at hawg jowl....
5 months ago on Navy SEAL or Internet Catfish? Operators Beware
I guess the brains behind "quiet professionals" were a step ahead of this. I can't believe they lost footing.
That being said I love Catfish. My favorite is head gone, tail gone and guts gone... remove skin and season with sea salt, pepper and a little olive oil with lemon juice. Put it right side up on a medium charcoal grill and let cook for 10-12 minutes. check done by putting a fork about middle bones and the meat should fall off and be just about solid white. Delicious and can be caught with little effort. Great meal! Serve with grits and collard greens... garnish with a biscuit and a 6 pack of Blue Moon.... Enjoy!
5 months, 1 week ago on Navy SEAL or Internet Catfish? Operators Beware
Blake... Big... and I mean HUGE grey matter!!!!... We are witnessing a Leader clearing a path.
5 months, 1 week ago on Winning Hearts and Minds In Iraq
Great article John and great angles.
I always get disintegrated when I share my views on this subject and as a civie I agree that I have no clue what combat is or who should be involved. I'm going to zip it and read the discussion pertaining to your article.
That being said:...
Rhonda "Rowdy" Rousey should be the next challenger for the UFC Men's Bantamwheight title!!!.... I believe the result will rock the MMA world!.....;)
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Women in Combat: Equal Rights for Few or Financially Sound for All?
@SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) It's not about "failure"... It's about resolve.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Secretary Kerry’s Foreign Policy Uncertainty
Well... I think that sums up the fortunate speaking for the served....
5 months, 3 weeks ago on An Army Green Beret’s Open Letter to Glenn Beck On Iraq
This is exactly what we should have expected from an admin "led" by a socialist organizer. Another great illustration Lang!
@Jake75 @Loren Schofield @engelbrad Jake... Accommodating Vice to an Obstinate Virtue... Your pick?
6 months, 1 week ago on The Psychosis of Boredom
This is really sad and our families Prayers are with our lost Warriors now and Forever.
God Bless them and their Families!
6 months, 1 week ago on Five US SOF Killed By Friendly Fire In Southern Afghanistan
@clluelo @engelbrad @Jake75 That's it... Detention for the rest of the week!...LOL
@Jake75 Jake... "Detention", "Porn" and "School issued iPad".... 3 things kids should do without period.
We got whipped at home, never had access to that stuff and had to purchase any type of technology or luxuries after we had a job and the savings to afford it. It was a great reason to figure out how to learn shit in the library effectively and quickly.... Gawd... I'm sounding more like my Father every day!....