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Army Vet Faces Charges For Peeing On An Entire Family At A Metallica Concert
Daniel Daddio, a 44-year-old Army veteran and law student, had a hell of a time at the Metallica concert in Phoenix last week. According to police and local news reports, he also had a hell of a lot to drink, and when he needed relief, he just let it go… all over the husband, wife, and 10-year-old girl sitting in front of him.
Those are the facts of the case against Daddio, according to a probable cause statement by the Arizona state trooper who arrested him at Metallica’s gig at University of Phoenix Stadium Aug. 4, where the set list included Ecstasy Of Gold, Unforgiven, and Nothing Else Matters.
According to the statement, the father of the flushed family found stadium officials and told them that “all three of his family members felt warm liquid washing over their backs and legs.” It goes on:
When Mr. [redacted] turned to see where the liquid was coming from he observed Daniel Francis Daddio standing behind them in the row of seats just above theirs with his [redacted] out of his pants and in his hands.
But wait, there’s more:
Mr. [redacted] said Daddio was urinating on all three of his family members. Mr. [redacted] said he confronted Daddio concerning the urination on his ten year old daughter at which time Daddio just shrugged.
Well, don’t expect a guy to do the right thing after he’s already got his [redacted] out of his pants and in his hands, I guess.
Police confirmed Daddio’s Army service in their report. A Rally Point profile in Daddio’s name identifies him as a former “Special Forces Senior Sergeant” with a final rank of master sergeant. A people search turned up several former addresses for Daddio in the Fayetteville, North Carolina, area — outside Fort Bragg, home of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command.
Far from the home of Special Forces, Daddio said little in his first court arraignment in Arizona Aug. 8, where the judge called the case “one of the most disgusting scenarios I’ve ever read.
“I don’t know if you were just completely, I don’t want to use the word, I’ll just say drunk,” the judge told Daddio in the video-recorded arraignment, published by CBS5-AZ. “And I don’t even know if you know what you did. But in any event… really inappropriate.”
Daddio faces a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct, a felony charge of indecent exposure, a very low likelihood that he’ll ever get admitted to the bar, and some tough questions at the next Fort Bragg reunion.
'It just happened' — the Iraq War’s first living Medal of Honor recipient recalls his harrowing fight against 5 insurgents
On Nov, 10, 2004, Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia knew that he stood a good chance of dying as he tried to save his squad.
Bellavia survived the intense enemy fire and went on to single-handedly kill five insurgents as he cleared a three-story house in Fallujah during the iconic battle for the city. For his bravery that day, President Trump will present Bellavia with the Medal of Honor on Tuesday, making him the first living Iraq war veteran to receive the award.
In an interview with Task & Purpose, Bellavia recalled that the house where he fought insurgents was dark and filled with putrid water that flowed from broken pipes. The battle itself was an assault on his senses: The stench from the water, the darkness inside the home, and the sounds of footsteps that seemed to envelope him.
With the Imperial Japanese Army hot on his heels, Oscar Leonard says he barely slipped away from getting caught in the grueling Bataan Death March in 1942 by jumping into a choppy bay in the dark of the night, clinging to a log and paddling to the Allied-fortified island of Corregidor.
After many weeks of fighting there and at Mindanao, he was finally captured by the Japanese and spent the next several years languishing under brutal conditions in Filipino and Japanese World War II POW camps.
Now, having just turned 100 years old, the Antioch resident has been recognized for his 42-month ordeal as a prisoner of war, thanks to the efforts of his friends at the Brentwood VFW Post #10789 and Congressman Jerry McNerney.
McNerney, Brentwood VFW Commander Steve Todd and Junior Vice Commander John Bradley helped obtain a POW award after doing research and requesting records to surprise Leonard during a birthday party last month.
Hundreds of Marines will join their British counterparts at a massive urban training center this summer that will test the leathernecks' ability to fight a tech-savvy enemy in a crowded city filled with innocent civilians.
The North Carolina-based Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, will test drones, robots and other high-tech equipment at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center near Butlerville, Indiana, in August.
They'll spend weeks weaving through underground tunnels and simulating fires in a mock packed downtown city center. They'll also face off against their peers, who will be equipped with off-the-shelf drones and other gadgets the enemy is now easily able to bring to the fight.
It's the start of a four-year effort, known as Project Metropolis, that leaders say will transform the way Marines train for urban battles. The effort is being led by the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, based in Quantico, Virginia. It comes after service leaders identified a troubling problem following nearly two decades of war in the Middle East: adversaries have been studying their tactics and weaknesses, and now they know how to exploit them.
WASHINGTON/RIYADH (Reuters) - President Donald Trump imposed new U.S. sanctions onIran on Monday following Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone and said the measures would target Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Trump told reporters he was signing an executive order for the sanctions amid tensions between the United States and Iran that have grown since May, when Washington ordered all countries to halt imports of Iranian oil.
Trump also said the sanctions would have been imposed regardless of the incident over the drone. He said the supreme leaders was ultimately responsible for what Trump called "the hostile conduct of the regime."
"Sanctions imposed through the executive order ... will deny the Supreme Leader and the Supreme Leader's office, and those closely affiliated with him and the office, access to key financial resources and support," Trump said.
While it can be difficult to peg down just how star-spangled a state is, one indicator is the rate at which citizens enlist in the military, especially during the United States' longest period of sustained conflict. At least, that's the thinking behind WalletHub's new study, 2019's Most Patriotic States in America.