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Fight for armed recruiters stymied by complex laws and scaredy cats

The Washington Times reports that even though there are members of Congress who want to arm recruiters in the wake of the Chattanooga shooting, the complexity of local and state laws make it more difficult; Mr. Hunter and Sen. Steve Daines, Montana Republican, intend to clarify the law to ensure secretaries can grant permission to […]

Kacie Breen and her husband’s stolen valor

Nathan sends us a link to the story out of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana of Kacie Breen and her husband, obstetrician Wayne Breen. Ms. Breen ventilated her husband with a handgun when he choked her. Her side of the story of the March 1st events goes like this; Wayne Breen was furious, his hand pressed […]

July 30, 1945; the sinking of the USS Indianapolis

Chief Tango reminds us that Thursday will mark the 70th anniversary of the sinking of the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis. The ship was unescorted when around midnight a Japanese submarine sank the ship with a torpedo. What followed was the stuff of horror movies. A crew of about 1200 was reduced to about 900 by […]

Tuesdays with Claymore

God is punishing Michael Medved …then only the government will have guns. Well….bye. TL:DR…guns…something. Yes, because communism and socialism has worked out so well. Barbecue is racist, part 2 Pudding pop Eyeballing your personal data Climate change…apparently we can stop China and Asia pumping 40% of the world’s carbon into the atmosphere. Nazis wonder if […]

FBI switches tactics in war against lone wolves

The New York Times writes that the FBI has switched up in their war against domestic terrorism. In previous years, they developed cases and waited until the last moment to reel in the terror suspects, but in the wake of recent lone wolf attacks, they’re forced to spring sooner in their investigations. The Times uses […]

Tuesday morning feel good stories

In Detroit, Michigan, Joe Biden’s method for avoiding being a victim of criminals seemed to work for a woman there this past weekend. When two men threw a brick through her window, she answered with a blast from her shotgun through her ceiling and the lucky criminals un-assed the AO and no one was injured […]

China’s Stock Market Volatility, and More from CRS

Noteworthy new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following. China’s Recent Stock Market Volatility: What Are the Implications?, CRS Insights,...Show More Summary

Lt. Col. Kate Germano on the Marines and Women

Colonel Germano was relieved of command at Parris Island in June under circumstances that remain contentious, and then the Marine Corps Gazette decided not to print an article of hers that had been scheduled. It is now printed here.

“Done Been Girled…”

3 days agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

A frequent link favorite at WRSA, our fellow Virginian and fellow Marine, Fred Reed is not everyone’s cup of tea, and truth be told sometimes he sends one out of the impact area. However, far more often than that he gets first-round effects on target. Show More Summary

DOJ Looks at Alleged Sikorsky Overcharging | Marines Shop Sniper Rifles | Star-Crossed ALIS System Updated in F-35s

Americas The US Department of Justice has opened a criminal investigation into alleged overcharging of the Navy through a contract handed to a Sikorsky business unit in 2006. The contract allegedly saw Sikorsky Support Services Inc subcontract another subsidiary – Derco Aerospace – for T-34 and T-44 aircraft spare parts, adding overheads and profit in […]

Air Force Has It in for A-10s to Allies Too | Marines to Narrow ACV Field to Two | Pakistan in Deal for Chinese Subs

Americas The Air Force has quashed Boeing’s hopes of selling refurbished A-10s to international customers, following the floating of the idea in May. With the House protecting the A-10 from comprehensive retirement for another year, the Air Force is planning to mothball outgoing A-10s, thereby saving a reported $4.2 billion in sustainment over a five […]

MH-60R/S: The USA’s New Naval Workhorse Helicopters

USN Heli Plan(click to view full) The US Army’s UH-60 Black Hawks have always had a naval counterpart. SH-60B/F Seahawk/ LAMPS helicopters were outfitted with maritime radar, sonobuoys, and other specialized equipment that let them perform a wide variety of roles, from supply and transport, to anti-submarine warfare, search and rescue, medical evacuation, and even […]

He’s A Good Officer!

News from the great Northeast: MEDFORD (CBS) — A Medford police officer is on administrative leave after he was recorded threatening a driver during a traffic stop Sunday night. “I’ll put a hole right through your head,” Detective Stephen Lebert is heard telling the driver, who recorded the heated encounter on his dashboard camera. In the […]

US to Send More Airmen and Aircraft to Turkey to Combat ISIS

The U.S. will be sending more Air Force personnel and aircraft to Turkey to combat ISIS but plans for a no-fly zone over the Syria-Turkey border remain on hold, Pentagon officials said Monday.

Nursing Group Honors Navy Nurse Who Wouldn't Force-feed at Guantanamo

A leading American nursing organization is conferring an ethics award on a career Navy nurse who refused to force-feed hunger strikers last summer, even as, his attorney says, he is at risk of having his career cut short by the epis...

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