Accuracy in Media

An Unsung Hero of Afghanistan: John I. Smith

A courageous man, indeed. Read it at Task and Purpose: “I would not stop, no matter what the cost, to get him out of harm’s way,” Smith recalled during an award ceremony two years later. “That’s what soldiers do. The warrior ethos states, ‘I will never leave a fallen comrade.’” Smith was wounded himself but […]

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Black Hawk Down: We Remember

We remember the ultimate sacrifice made by two American heroes during the Battle of Mogadishu. Rest in peace, Gary Gordon and Randy Shughart for protecting a downed American pilot and sacrificing your lives for your fellow man: Also, the Daily Caller News Foundation reported that CBS News had unearthed never-been-seen footage of that fateful operation. […]

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Bradley Manning, or Chelsea Manning, Hospitalized after Suicide Attempt

From NBC News: Attorneys for imprisoned transgender soldier Chelsea Manning are livid following failed attempts to contact their client after she was briefly hospitalized on Tuesday. Manning, who was convicted in 2013 on espionage charges and other offenses for sending more than 700,000 classified documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, was taken to the hospital […]

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US Army Reservist Wins Miss America Pageant

Deshauna Barber, who is a U.S. Army reservist and works for the U.S. government for her day job, plans to use her pageant title to highlight the post-deployment issues that veterans face, such as PTSD. YAAAAS QUEEN! #MissUSA pic.twitter.com/fmC1TYy02l — Deshauna Barber (@MissUSA) June 6, 2016

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Military Officer Removed from Position for Cursing at Employee after Filing an Incomplete Report

This is an odd disciplinary measure, right? But cursing twice apparently is excessive in the workplace, which does have some merit: An employee at U.S. Central Command was removed from her post for cursing after she allegedly spoke up about the distortion of intelligence reports on ISIS. The Daily Beast, citing allegations made during a public hearing last week, reported that Carolyn […]

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Pentagon Drags Its Feet on Reinstating Green Beret, who Defended a Child from a Rapist

From the Free Beacon: A Republican lawmaker is accusing the Pentagon of “dishonoring” a decorated Green Beret who retaliated against an Afghan police commander for repeatedly raping a young boy. Rep. Vern Buchanan (R., Fla.) demanded the U.S. Army “immediately” reinstate Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland, who was punished by the service for confronting an Afghan child […]

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November 2016

11/13/2016 - An Unsung Hero of Afghanistan: John I. Smith

October 2016

10/16/2016 - Yes, the US Army is the Most Overweight Branch, Defense Dept Study Finds

10/4/2016 - Black Hawk Down: We Remember

July 2016

7/7/2016 - Bradley Manning, or Chelsea Manning, Hospitalized after Suicide Attempt

June 2016

6/6/2016 - US Army Reservist Wins Miss America Pageant

May 2016

5/18/2016 - Bowe Bergdahl’s Court-Martial Delayed 7 Months

5/10/2016 - Military Officer Removed from Position for Cursing at Employee after Filing an Incomplete Report

April 2016

4/30/2016 - Congress: Pentagon, Let Troops Have Their Own Personal Sidearms on Bases

4/29/2016 - Green Beret Who Confronted a Child Rapist is Allowed to Remain in the Army

March 2016

3/3/2016 - Pentagon Drags Its Feet on Reinstating Green Beret, who Defended a Child from a Rapist

February 2016

2/19/2016 - Green Beret Could Be Forced Out of U.S. Army after Protecting Child from Rapist

2/11/2016 - US Army Orders 500 Troops Back to Afghanistan

December 2015

12/22/2015 - Bowe Bergdahl to face Court Martial over Desertion Charges

October 2015

10/23/2015 - U.S. Army will have Fired 120,000 Soldiers between 2010 and 2017, Report says

10/13/2015 - Women could be Required to Enter the Draft if Combat Roles are Integrated

September 2015

9/25/2015 - Congressman Calls for Reinstatement of Green Beret who Stood Up to Afghan Child Molester

August 2015

8/13/2015 - WATCH: Outgoing Army Chief of Staff confirms Mitt Romney’s Opinion, says Russia is America’s Top Threat

July 2015

7/22/2015 - Top Generals are Looking at Arming Recruiters after Chattanooga Attack

7/8/2015 - U.S. Army Plans to Cut 40,000 Troops the Next 2 Years

April 2015

4/17/2015 - Joint Chiefs Knew Bergdahl Deserted the Base in 2009

March 2015

3/27/2015 - VIDEO: Retired General says White House Knew Bergdahl Deserted His Post

3/26/2015 - VIDEO: Remember when Obama Defended Bergdahl Swap?

February 2015

2/7/2015 - Army awards Purple Hearts to Fort Hood Victims

January 2015

1/27/2015 - Former Intel Officer: Bowe Bergdahl will be Charged with Desertion

August 2013

8/29/2013 - Fort Hood Killer Gets the Death Penalty