Category: Michael Yon

ASPs 2011 Year In Review

I haven’t done this in about two years, I think. A lot happened this year and I want to offer readers a recap of the most talked about ASP stories of 2011 based on hits and comments. These… Read More

Truth: More than a Theoretical Concept

HH-60G Pave Hawks from the 66th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron fly over an area in Iraq in 2008. Photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon. There is an agenda afoot to discredit the Army’s policies with regards to arming our… Read More

Head-ripping History

Image by Murphymae. Recently, I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about the prospect of ripping off heads and urinating down the resulting orifices. The concept intrigued me and I decided that there is a story here that… Read More

ISAF Responds to Irresponsible, Agenda-Driven Journalism

Sgt. Robert Cowdrey, a flight medic in Company C., 3rd Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division Combat Aviation Brigade, prepares a casualty in a rescue sled to be hoisted hundreds of feet into a Black Hawk helicopter during a training… Read More

Michael Yon Makes Me Laugh

He’s like a bad boardwalk caricature watching him self-destruct on Facebook, spewing libel, and

Time to Put Up Or Shut Up Yon

Dear Michael Yon, You’re a coward. An utter and complete coward. You use your page to slander and intimidate while blocking me. I even created posts here that you could have easily come and stated your case. The… Read More

The Phony Source

I found out there was a former Soldier in Afghanistan that was passing information to journalists as tips. The source was supposedly a former Soldier by the name of PFC Mustafa Kazemi. The name itself is pretty familiar,… Read More

Open Letter to Michael Yon

Dear Michael, We’ve been through a lot over the past few years. There was a time when we were on the same side of the fence trying to accomplish the same mission – telling the military story. At… Read More

A Little Perspective Is In Order

UPDATE 17 Apr 2013: Welcome Blaze readers. For more information about the attacks and false claims against me by Michael Yon, please see THIS, THIS, and THIS post. [UPDATE 29 Sep 11: I’ve cut off comments to this… Read More

Language a Second Grader Can Understand

My last post was a long one, so let me boil it down for ADD crowd whose attention span is that of a gnat. I WAS NOT SHUT DOWN BY THE ARMY, FORT HOOD, MY UNIT, OR ANYONE… Read More

Who’s Stalking Whom?

This is a serious charge, so I’m going to calmly respond to it. It was sent to me because of concern that Yon might be trying to lay some groundwork to go after my career again. I told… Read More

The Real Michael Yon

My biggest fan, Michael Yon, sent me an email today after presumably eating too many of those funny brownies! This twitter site has been forwarded to me. What do you have to say for yourself? http://twitter.com/Mike_Yon — Very… Read More

The Irony of Michael Yon

It’s no surprise that there’s no love lost between Michael Yon and I, especially since he attacked me (and ostensibly all troops with PTSD) on his Facebook page, telling his ravenous following to “take it easy on [me].”… Read More

Logic Disconnect

I have stayed out of the Michael Yon/Milbloggers fray for the most part. It is a no-win situation. But I have to say that the logic disconnect in his supporters is astonishing. I feel pity for them, especially… Read More

The Fallacy of Yon (Part III – Conclusion)

This one will be quick and to the point. Talking about Michael Yon seriously makes me want to hurl. So, I’m going to address the OPSEC issue. He asked me to prove where I think he’s violated OPSEC… Read More