Mr. President, Stop Feeding Your Best to the Wolves
Stormoen left along with the SEALs. Stormoen was not at Abu Graib when the prisoner died. Repeat: he was out with the SEAL team that had captured al-Jamadhi. Secondly, the cause of death was not interrogation, but a blood clot.
MACV-SOG and the HUMINT and SIGINTConflict
(Left Frame) Plaster ran two missions with Medal of Honor recipient Franklin D. Miller, top. Glenn Uemura stands beside Maj. Plaster and Chuck Hein kneels, front. (Right Frame) Plaster ran 22 top secret missions into Laos and Cambodia. Courtesy Maj. | Read More »
Graham speaks with retired Army Maj. John Plaster
Cork Graham Listen here to Graham’s conversation with retired Army Maj. John Plaster, author of “The Ultimate Sniper,” and a veteran operator of the Special Observation Group during the Vietnam War. Download Click here to subscribe to the Guns & | Read More »
Welcome to America!
Author Cork Graham evaluating the recoil-reducing BLACKHAWK! Knoxx SPECOPS Stock on a Remington 870 12 ga. Photo courtesy of Cork Graham People who know, know that there’s a special spot in my heart for the state of Montana. With some | Read More »
Rambo Days and the MIAs
Excerpt: By the time I made it back up to the surface and saw them still firing at one of the other long boats, slowly spinning like a propeller because of a dead Hmong slumped over the tiller of its idling motor, I had drifted clear. That’s when I heard the low pleas for help from a young 13-year-old I had earlier befriended.
When I got to him, I tried to keep his head out of water, and that’s when I realized one of the bullets had unzipped the front of him. Gingerly trying to keep more of his entrails from spilling out, I swam with him back to Thailand.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Excerpt: “While we were doing our best to stay alive, out at the heliport, the Gs shot pilots as they tried to get to their helicopters and take off. Then, the Gs destroyed the aircraft with explosives the Sandinistas had smuggled in from Nicaragua over the previous months, on the Pan-American Highway, in secret compartments of benign-looking freight trucks. So much for immediate air support.”
Hollywood Needs to Man Up
Actors Gary Graham, Adam Baldwin and author Cork Graham supporting combat veterans at the 2010 Stars and Stripes Foundation Celebrity Shoot in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Cork Graham When I learn a friend is going to war, I tell | Read More »
Third Culture Kid Learns Respect for the Second Amendment
Adventurer Cork Graham seen here on a gunboat in Central America during the 1980s, when he worked with Salavdoran security forces to stem the flow of arms smuggled by the Sandinistas to their Communist insurgent allies in El Salvador. Third Culture Kid is | Read More »