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Germany: No Weapons to Saudi

Unlike other western nations, Germany’s public has been interested and concerned about Saudi Arabia’s record on suppressing minorities and women, as well as lending help to organizations affiliated with violent extremism. With four out of five Germans indicating that the country should disallow arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the Merkel administration announced they would do […]

TrackingPoint Announces Three New Precision-Guided Bolt-Action Rifles

SHOT Show 2015: TrackingPoint announced a new family of bolt-action Precision-Guided Firearms that are significantly lower weight than their previous bolt-action hunting systems. The newly introduced 300WM and 308 weigh approximately 10% lighter compared to the prior 750 Series. The […]

Pentagon Commission: $25B/Year Savings to Be Had

The Pentagon’s Defense Business Bureau, an advisory group designed to give private sector expertise to senior leaders, announced its global analysis of DoD practices found potential savings of about $25 billion per year, to be squeezed mostly out of logistics, procurement, property management, HR, and healthcare, in that order. The savings presume a capacity for […]

Government Attorneys Guilty Of Fraud In Dobyns Case

David Codrea: Further detailed allegations, being investigated by this reporter and seemingly corroborated by the unsealed opinion, include Judge Allegra being contacted by Internal Affairs Investigator Christopher Trainor, a key witness...Show More Summary

Army Delays Handgun Solicitation

Army Times: The Army on Wednesday formally pushed back release of a final solicitation to produce its new handgun. Originally projected for a Jan. 2 release, the Army decided to delay the Request for Proposals beyond January “to allow for improvements to the RFP as a result of feedback received from Industry,” according to a […]

Notes From HPS

Kurt Hofmann: Registration precedes confiscation–maybe by years, or even decades, but that’s the only purpose it serves, and no government can forever resist the seductive siren song promising the opportunity to secure ever more power to itself, by putting that purpose into effect. The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has helpfully reminded any of us who […]

Properly Defending Liberty Comes Down To One Thing: World View

There is a stir among gun rights advocates – or at least, presumed gun rights advocates.  On the one hand, there are the open carriers and opponents of I-594 and their advocates in the state of Washington (and other places like Texas and New York where even Sheriffs are recommending that your thrown your SAFE […]

Some Thoughts on “Deflate-Gate”

Author’s Note: What follows is not normal TAH fare. But I’ve seen so much scientifically illiterate speculation and bogus commentary on this particular issue that I could damn near hurl. And all our regular readers know how I am about running numbers to ground. (smile) That illiteracy includes a whopper of a “rookie” mistake that […]

Commandant’s Guidance

2 days agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

Whoever is the next CSA should take a page from General Dunford’s play book and provide guidance to the force.  Here is what the 36th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps said about orders (see entire guidance attached)2015CPG_Color: “Mission tactics serve as a contract between senior and subordinate. Show More Summary

Cowards, liars and terrorists

We pride ourselves on being truthful here. We’ve messed up a few times and we admitted to it. Unfortunately, the people who we expose as liars are less truthful. They think that they can destroy our reputations, cost us our jobs and families with their lies and their threats. I don’t have to threaten anyone. […]

Yemen strategy

According to the Associated Press, President Obama doesn’t see a need to change the strategy in Yemen just because the government there has collapsed under the weight of Shiite revolutionaries; Obama, who is traveling in India, said U.S. operations against a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate in Yemen would not stop because of the country’s political vacuum. […]

Marshall Plumlee contracts with Army after Duke

Andy11M sends us a link to the news that the rather tall fellow in the picture above, Marshall Plumlee, the seven-foot basketball player at Duke, has contracted with the Army for service next year when his college career ends; The Duke Chronicle reported Thursday that the inspiration for Plumlee’s interest in joining the military was […]

Lewis Byrne; phony Marine POW

Scotty sends us his work on this Lewis Byrne fellow who claims that he was a POW and that he earned a Purple Heart. He lives in Passadena, Texas where he wears phony medals and uses his stories to get discounted stuff. The truth is that he spent about 45 days in the Marine Corps […]

For TAH’s Younger Readers: 20 Minutes with Al

TAH has a wide age range in it’s readership – from teens to those in their 80s (hello, Sam). Though many of our older readers may enjoy what follows, I’m writing this primarily for our younger readers – those who are maybe 30 and younger. For those younger readers, here’s a bit of unsolicited free […]

Sunday morning feel good story

Today’s feel good story comes from Ohio where 44-year-old William D. Hedrick escaped from the hospital after he was arrested for his previous encounter with an armed homeowner; According to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless, at around 3 p.m. Thursday, they received a call in which they were advised that a homeowner had arrived home […]

Germany halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia: report

Germany has decided to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia because of “instability in the region,” German daily Bild reported on Sunday. Weapons orders from Saudi Arabia have either been “rejected, pure and simple,” or deferred for further consideration, the […]

The $1 Trillion Jet • F-35 Joint Strike Fighter • Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck Ops

The Navy made aviation history Nov. 3 as an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first arrested landing aboard the aircraft. US Navy’s $1 Trillion F-35 Jet Makes Historic Landing On USS Nimitz The Navy […]

Fighter Pilot Operation Red Flag Documentary

Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag is an IMAX film centered on the experiences of a USAF F-15 Eagle fighter pilot, then-Captain John Stratton, who wants to be professionally successful as a fighter pilot. It chronicles his experience during USAF Red […]

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