Are you a fan of downrange dog stories? Did you laugh at General Order No. 1's injunction against pets? Then, brother, do I have a story for you. Well, I don't — but Twitter's resident Powerpoint sapper and occasional T&P; contributor, Angry Staff Officer, has quite the Iraq story, as related to him by a forward observer. If someone isn't working on the screenplay already, there's no justice in this world:
President Donald Trump hit back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday with a letter saying he was "sorry to inform" her that her trip to Brussels, Belgium and Afghanistan would be canceled due to the government shutdown, just one day after Pelosi proposed cancelling the State of the Union address for similar reasons.
Marine Corps drill instructor R. Lee Ermey in his iconic role in 'Full Metal Jacket' (Warner Bros.)
Retired Marine Staff Sgt. R. Lee Ermey, the legendary Marine drill instructor turned iconic Full Metal Jacket actor who died last year, will be formally laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Jan. 18, according to the cemetery's web site.