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Alaska Guardsman mauled by bear while on LandNav

The Washington Times reports that an Alaska National Guardsman was mauled by a brown bear protecting her cubs while he was on a land navigation course on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson; The soldier was going through the woods when he encountered the bear and her cubs late Sunday morning. “He dropped to the ground, covered his […]

Tuesday morning feel good story

AW1, USN (Ret) sends us our first feel good story this morning, this time it’s from California and it’s a little bit different than our regular stories. In this one, a thief foils his own robbery; One man was wielding a rifle and the other toting a machete. As they attempted to rob the store, […]

Turns Out It’s Pretty Easy to Shoot Down a Passenger Jet

Whoever fired a missile at Malaysia Flight 17 could have learned to do so in less than a week.

Shape-Shifting Jet Wings, From Soviet War Planes to Top Gun’s Tomcat

Take off. Rise. Soar. Bank. Turn. Stall. Swoop. Dive. Land. For each of the different kinds of flying an airplane has to do, there’s an ideal shape and configuration for its wings. Even though bird-like flappability isn’t feasible with struts and steel, engineers since the dawn of aviation have been trying to make wings that […]

F-16 Evolves to Meet Changing Requirements

Over the course of its distinguished history, the F-16 has become the workhorse of the fighter fleet for 28 customers, demonstrating its versatility time and time again in numerous conflicts around the world. Since the first flight of the F-16 […]

Gun Grandstanding?

Is that what this is? A state law that exempts firearms manufactured in Kansas from all federal regulations has drawn a lot of attention recently — from both supporters and critics. The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence has filed a lawsuit about the 2013 law that declares the federal government has no authority to […]

Notes From HPS

David Codrea: Can you imagine how Rolling Stone would howl if someone from the “right” were to call for “Second Amendment remedies” against, say SEIU, or the Southern Poverty Law Center or Everytown? Or Organizing for Action? How does Yawn feel about his guy singling out “the corporatized wing of the Democratic Party” — the […]

Seapower and the Interwebz

The Internet as we know it has only been around for a generation. Pretty much everyone in the industrialized world takes the Web for granted by now, as it has become a ubiquitous component of business, government, and our social lives. Show More Summary

More “Good News” About IRS Computers

Now it looks like even more have crashed – and more email may be “lost”.  Including, of course, email from a few more key players in the IRS scandal. This is getting fking disgusting.  I’m too p!ssed to write an article, so you’ll have to go and read this one from the Daily Caller. “Most […]

New Discrimination Policy at VMI

22 hours agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

This came in through the transom like a bayoneted can of shaving cream at midnight, from an anonymous source… http://www.vmi.edu/Content.aspx?id=10737429937 Please look, review and comment.

Gun-Day Monday: Slow-Fire and Dust Covers

22 hours agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

We were chatting amicably amongst ourselves, as we are wont to do, and DaveO asked this Just a thought: how has warfare changed with the capability to spray a lot of lead downrange, and would returning to bolt or lever action heavier caliber rifles/carbines improve our combat capability? I’d say he’s on to something. Show More Summary

Rainy Day People

--Not your typical day at the beach, soldiers playing volleyball at Camp Long Thanh Rainy day people always seem to know when it's time to call Rainy day people don't talk, they just listen till they've heard it all --Rainy Day People, Gordon Lightfoot Stand aside, everyone. Show More Summary

Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts’ Medal of Honor

At about 3:10 today, the President will award Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts the Medal of Honor. TSO and ParachuteCutie will be representing TAH in the audience. I met Ryan at Kyle White’s Medal of Honor ceremony and he’s a very humble and unassuming fellow. You’d never know that he did this on July 13th, 2008; […]

Was the Missile Launched Against Flight MH17 Stolen or Given?

The missile that took down flight MH17 may have been stolen by pro-Russian insurgents at the end of last month, since they proclaimed to have taken control of BUK systems as then relayed by state-owned Russian media. An unnamed American intelligence officer told the Washington Post that Russia had also moved similar missile systems into […]

Terrell Anquoe aka Paul Dean Fultz; phony Ranger

Someone sent us their work on Paul Dean Fultz who goes by the name Terrell Anquoe. Not to state the obvious, but he’s a Native-American dancer. You can read here at MyHometownNews about his dancing and how he’s a retired Ranger. Here’s a close up of the medals he wears on his costume; Silver Star, […]

About that “Influx of Children” on the Border. . . .

Last Friday, the Federal government released some data regarding the recent upturn in illegal immigration. Were I a cynic, I might say that the timing was chosen to obscure the story – since the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was the big item that day. And it was released on a Friday afternoon, […]

Malice, Incompetence, or Malcompetence?

Every time American Thinker posts am article condemning the incompetence of the Obama administration (as one of mine did recently), the comments sections are rife with contempt for the authors for ascribing to incompetence what to those readers is a truly Machiavellian, leftist scheme to undermine the greatness of America. And every time some reader […]

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