Disgraced NBC News anchor Brian Williams has resigned from the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation’s board of directors.The occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Battle for Iwo Jima sparked Williams' PTSD episode.
In a statement announcing the resignation Thursday, foundation president Ron Rand did not elaborate on Williams’ reason for the decision.
Williams, 55, has been on the foundation’s board since 2006. The organization supports the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, which presents the country’s highest military award for acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty.
Citing Dramatic Increase in Posterior Circumference, Michele Obama Releases Hundreds of Broomsticks That are Now Too Small
In a press release, DoD Undersecretary Harfa was quoted as saying, "These broomsticks were originally purchased in 2009 as part of Operation Ass Lift and, having been decommissioned, are no longer flight capable. Under existing NATO reciprocal military equipment recycling agreements, these broomsticks were delivered to the Bundeswehr, Germany's Armed Forces."
The German army has faced a shortage of equipment for years, but the situation has recently become so precarious that some soldiers took matters into their own hands.Replacing Michele's broomsticks is no easy task. The White House has approved the purchase of an additional wide-load capable aircraft to support Operation Ass Lift.
On Tuesday, German broadcaster ARD revealed that German soldiers tried to hide the lack of arms by replacing heavy machine guns with broomsticks during a NATO exercise last year. After painting the wooden sticks black, the German soldiers swiftly attached them to the top of armored vehicles, according to a confidential army report which was leaked to ARD.
Nicknamed, "Big Booty," the Lockheed Corporation is refitting a C-5A Galaxy with eight additional GE90 jet engines, four JATO packs, a catapult launch mechanism at Andrews AFB and a heavy duty fork-lift assisted passenger entry gangway.
Terrified By Possibility Of Another Attack On Trenton, New Jersey Police Arrest Flintlock Pistol Packing Terrorist
NJ's Cumberland County sheriff deputies must have attended a seance wherein they contacted the ghosts of 18th century Hessian soldiers killed in the 1776 Christmas morning attack by Gen. George Washington on the city of Trenton, New Jersey.
Alarmed by the prospect of another such attack, this week Cumberland County deputies arrested a
a) black powder and ball were available, and
b) it fired without blowing up and killing the person holding it.
Although Cumberland County is about 75 miles south of Trenton, sheriff's deputies have been stationed along the Delaware River on the county's south shore, standing as a bulwark against rowboats that might be laden with hundreds of musket-bearing, sword-wielding terrorists.Gordon Van Gilder, a 72-year-old retired schoolteacher in New Jersey, faces a 10-year prison sentence for possessing an unloaded 18th-century flintlock pistol in his car.
Mr. Van Gilder, a collector of 18th-century memorabilia, said he had the gun unloaded and wrapped in a cloth in the glove compartment of his vehicle when he was pulled over in November by a Cumberland County sheriff’s deputy for a minor traffic violation, according to a video posted last week by NRA News.
After consenting to a search of his vehicle, Mr. Van Gilder said he alerted the deputy of the pistol in his glove box. The deputy let him go that night, but four police officers showed up at his home the next morning with an arrest warrant, he told NRA News.
Cumberland County, you may rest easy tonight, secure in the vigilance of your police.
Because... it happened once, it could happen again.