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Lockheed Alternative GMLRS Warhead Logs Successful Flight-Test Series to Next Test Phase

Lockheed Martin (LMT) successfully conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the long-range test, four rockets were fired from […]

US Naval Aviation Vision: A Preeminent Warfighting Force, Today and in the Future

Last February, I shared my vision as the Navy’s Air Boss with you for our aviation future based on ensuring a whole, capable and affordable force. Today, I am excited to announce the publication of Naval Aviation Vision, 2014-2025 —...

“Power” to the People??

Not if we don’t secure the damn grid. “El Magnifico” (who works in the critical infrastructure realm) tossed this my way with the comment, “You think the Russians and the Chinese already know about this? Or maybe al Qaeda? We’re oneShow More Summary

“And Next Door at W&L…”

Thanks to the anonymous tipster who sent this in through the Contact Us function.

I Rarely Get Pissed!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I rarely get pissed, but I did today when I saw a very well written, poorly argued, and flawed factually editorial in the New York Times.  I am not normally a reader of the New York Times as I have found it New York and Eastern establishment elitism hard to stomach. Show More Summary

Bernath; Phone calls from the edge

One of you got this phone call on his answering machine yesterday. It’s Danny Bernath pretending he’s a lawyer or something. Let me make this clear in case you get calls like this; no one will call you before they serve papers for some legal proceeding. They just come to your house. Period. So don’t […]

LTC Ernst emerges as front runner in Iowa Senate race

Country Singer sends us a link to the Free Beacon which claims that Iraq War veteran and current battalion commander of the Iowa National Guard’s 185th CSSB, Lieutenant Colonel Joni Ernst has emerged as the front runner for the seat of phony Vietnam veteran Senator Tom Harkin; Ernst has 25 percent support among likely primary […]

Putin Doesn’t Rule Out Official Invasion of Eastern Ukraine

3 pro-Russian insurgents were killed and 13 were wounded while they attacked a military base in Mariupol, a coastal town in southeastern Ukraine. WSJ | Ukrainian Ministry of Interior [in Ukrainian]. Russian President Vladimir Putin hinted that he was ready to (officially and reluctantly) send troops to Eastern Ukraine if what he considers as the […]

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Phonies I have known

TSO and I were having a conversation the other day about the phonies I’ve chatted with over the years and I thought maybe some of those discussions might be of interest to some of you. For example, there was Bob King, known as “Spooky 8?, he wrote a book about his adventures by that title […]

VA Hospitals Earn High Patient Satisfaction Scores

Veterans being treated at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals have given the agency high marks in customer satisfaction, according to a survey conducted by an independent company.

Inflation: It’s Not Just for Beef Any More

The other day, I wrote about the rise in beef prices.  Beef is at a 27 year high. Here are a few other things found in many people’s grocery basket (well, in normal people’s grocery basket; PETA members might not have them in theirs):  pork, shrimp, eggs.  How have they fared since Feb 2009, you […]

Thomas Jefferson Allen; medic embellisher

Someone sent us Thomas Jefferson Allen III, who was a medic in the Army Army Reserve who was called to active service twice, according to his FOIA. As you can see in the picture above, he wears a Purple Heart and either a Combat Action Badge or Combat Medic Badge, it’s difficult for me to […]

Thursday morning feel good story

Chief Tango sends us another feel good story from Flint, Michigan, where another elder man had to defend himself from a thug; Officers say the homeowner, a 72-year-old Flint man, woke to find four suspects in his home. The homeowner retrieved his gun and fired at the suspects, striking and killing one. It appears the […]

Army first-aid kits include new eye shield

Soldiers whose eyes are injured during combat have a better chance of returning to duty with their vision intact due to some revisions in the Army’s first-aid kit. The rigid eye shield was added as a component to the Army’s […]

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