The folks at France24 send us a trailer for their report “Inside Operation Barkhane” which is scheduled for broadcast tomorrow night at about 7PM. It’s about some reporters which embedded themselves with French anti-terrorist operations in Northern Africa where there are 5,000 French troops engaged with terrorist elements in five countries. The press release also […]
You might remember this Chalice Renee Zeitner woman from when we posted about her from Military Phonies. She gave TSO fits in their email exchanges. Martin sends us link from Phoenix’ ABC15 which reports that the phony has been indicted on eight felony charges. She was initially arrested for forging a note from her doctor […]
In order to capitalize on Vester Flanagan’s murderous rampage yesterday, Hillary Clinton, the presidential candidate, promised supporters that she will be the President to end gun violence yesterday while she was on the campaign trail, according to the Washington Times; “We have got to do something about gun violence in America — and I will […]
The New York Times reports that the Department of Defense Inspector General Office is investigating complaints from at least one civilian Defense Intelligence Agency analyst that military officials provided overly-optimistic intelligence...Show More Summary
AFP reports that the first words out of the White House after the mindless murder by some disgruntled employee of a TV news team of two former co-workers yesterday, is an equally mindless call for more gun control. “This is another example of gun violence that is becoming all too common in communities large and […]
If you read Matt Cavanaugh’s article at War on The Rocks, I guarantee you that it will be the dumbest thing that you read today. Apparently, he’s upset that former Governor Mike Huckabee said during the debate a few weeks ago that the military’s mission is to kill people and break things. Mister Cavanaugh takes […]
Two massive groups of paratroops, separated by hundreds of miles of countryside, conducted airdrops as part of the largest NATO airborne exercise in Europe since the end of the Cold War.
Chief Tango sends us our first feel story today and it comes from Fort Worth, Texas where two gentlemen entered a young resident’s home and began whacking on him. He pulled out his firearm and asked them to leave. One of the intruders did just that, while the other refused, so he was rewarded with […]
Venturing ever further from the rivers and coasts that it helped develop in the first three decades of China’s post-Mao reforms, China’s burgeoning dredging fleet has not only excavated new land in the South China Sea, but has also given China a big new shovel to break ground on the...
WASHINGTON: This fiscal year the Army will make its mission of 59,000 active-duty accessions who enter basic combat training, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow said. However, there will be about a 2,000-person shortage in the Army Reserve accessions this fiscal year, with the mission being 17,300, said Snow, who serves as commander of U.S. Army Recruiting
Manila: America’s Pacific commander held talks with the Philippine military Wednesday on ways to strengthen US capacity in the region to deter conflict and maintain freedom of navigation, a Filipino spokesman said. Admiral Harry Harris, head of the US Pacific Command, outlined a freshly drafted Pentagon report highlighting issues in the South China Sea, where
Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated endurance capabilities with the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. On a planned 10+ hour flight and range out to 150 nautical miles flight from Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, the MQ-8C Fire Scout achieved 11 hours with over an hour of fuel in reserve. The long
The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) has awarded Oshkosh Defense, LLC a $6.7 billion firm fixed price production contract to manufacture the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). The JLTV program fills a critical capability gap for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps by replacing a large portion of
Very light posting lately, many family issues, and work up to my eyeballs. Simply no time to do it well. Thank you for your patience. But if you think about it during your daily prayers, my oldest son Joshua has back surgery on the 27th. Say a prayer for him.
Americas The Pentagon is codifying how and when defense contractors must report data breaches. Lockheed is reportedly working on a U2 replacement. To be optionally manned, which is less apt to offend either pilot officers or policy wonks. A new U2 could well see improvement in either stealth capabilities or operation costs, but not likely […]