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John McCain finds his inside voice

The Code Pink skanks showed up at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing today which included some former Secretaries of State; Henry Kissinger, Madeleine Albright, and George Shultz. The skanks were there to advocate for the arrest of Henry Kissinger, you know, because that’s all they have these days, some crap left over from the […]

The real lesson from Juno

There are numerous articles and countless comments out there on the web in the aftermath of the blizzard that failed to live up to its billings in New York. True, Juno did produce snowfall more in accordance with predictions in New England, but in the Big Apple, it was the big storm that wasn’t. And […]

What my military pension means to me

The news this week is that the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission will release their report and recommend changes to the military 20-year retirement system, abolishing the old system for a 401k-type of program and will delay any pension benefits until the age of 60, or longer. Of course, it’s because the Commission doesn’t […]

“American Sniper” turning into a litmus test

From paying home, but wanted to share here as well to get some thoughts. Although I can guess from you guys. I think the very first movie I saved to my DVR was “Taking Chance.”  Since then I recorded 7 seasons of the TV show Psych as well.  I’ve watched every one of those episodes […]

“American Sniper” will now flop because Jimmy Janos won’t see it

So that movie “American Sniper” that earned over $200 million the first week that it was in theaters has taken all kinds of hits from Hollywood and the political Left, but it will certainly flop now because Jimmy “Sour Grapes” Janos has announced that he won’t see it; Ventura said Wednesday he won’t see the […]

Bruce Pendlay’s forged DD214

We knew it existed because he was in the VFW, so, someone sent us this copy of Bruce Pendlay’s forged DD214; Where do I begin? It looks like it says that he’s a 10B, no such military occupational specialty (MOS). I think he means 18B, but even that is not “Light Weapons Expert”. In the […]

Previewing our post draw down world?

NPR is reporting that with the increasing levels of escalation by Russia that countries in Europe are finding their military forces wanting. Last month a Russian military aircraft flying in stealth nearly crashed into a commercial passenger plane taking off from Copenhagen. In April, Russian fighter jets carried out a simulated bombing raid on Stockholm. […]

Dempsey Sponsors Essay Competition to Honor Saudi King

By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2015 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has established a research and essay competition in honor of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz hosted by the National Defense University. The king, who died Jan. Show More Summary

CNN stuck on stupid

Pinto Nag sends us this video from CNN. It’s about this Twain Thomas fellow, in Pocatello, Idaho, who breaks down, his neighbor James Cvengros’, (cardboard) door and approaches him with a machete. The neighbor guns him down in self-defense and Twain confesses on the video of the whole incident that the neighbor did the right […]

Staff Sergeant Michael Ollis; Baby named for hero soldier

On Aug. 28, 2013, Army Staff Sergeant Michael Ollis sacrificed his own life for that of Polish Lieutenant Karol Cierpica when he shielded the Pole from a suicide bomber’s blast. Eighteen months later, the lieutenant repaid the gesture to the young hero; Earlier this month, the Polish soldier became the proud father of a baby […]

Three More Are Home

DPMO has announced the identification of one US MIA from World War II and one US MIA from Korea. • 1st. Lt. James F. Gatlin, Jr., 575th Bombardment Squadron, 391st Bombardment Group, 9th Air Force, US Army Air Forces, was lost 23 December 1944 in Germany. He was accounted for 9 January 2015. • CPL […]

Thursday morning feel good stories

Our first feel good story this morning comes from Florida where two fellows learned that pellet gun doesn’t rate in a gun fight; A 22-year-old man answered a knock at the door as two men forced their way into the apartment, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said one of the men held […]

After Treason Comment, Senator Asks AF Chief about 'Reverse' Probe

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh faced tough questioning in the Senate over whether the service is investigating airmen who have spoken to Congress about the planned retirement of the A-10 Thunderbolt.

Improved US Army system, training to increase vigilance

Soldiers of an Army research center have worked to improve training for fellow Soldiers on a quick-reaction intelligence capability that better supports the system in the field and potentially reduces reliance on reach-back and in-field contractor support. Non-commissioned officers from […]

Commercial Drones: Markets Reach $4.8 Billion By 2021

The study is designed to give a comprehensive overview of the commercial drone market segment. Research represents a selection from the mountains of data available of the most relevant and cogent market materials, with selections made by the most senior […]

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