Private

Buchanan- The only President who was a Private

We recently posted a collage of all the different Presidents who served in the military.  Underneath their picture and name, most of them had officer ranks above Captain, except one.  The 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan, who had the rank of private.  Well, we decided to figure out why.   James Buchanan …

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Basic Training Story

Private Fakename Just Can’t Get Right

Private FakeName in BCT, 2007. He was that classic kid who would ask the DS stupid questions, get everybody smoked for his stupidity, and be confused by what happened. Not real popular. Had more and more restrictions put on him as BCT progressed. Like “Recruit must ask a Battle Buddy first before asking a DS”. Finally …

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Justice

Justice Department To End Use of Privately-Owned Prisons

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates announced Thursday that the Justice Department would stop its use of privately-run prisons.  In a memo sent to top Justice Department officials, Yates directed them to “substantially reduce” the scope of private prison contracts or eliminate them altogether. Private prisons make up only a very small fraction of the total …

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