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The new “Backdoor Draft”

The New York Post writes that, with no fanfare from the media or from Democrats, or Republicans, for that matter, the President signed an Executive Order on October 16th which started a new “Stop/Loss” period. This news was not widely reported. But, for any veterans of the global war on terrorism reading this: No, this […]

CDC Moves the Ebola “Goalposts”

Remember the original CDC guidance regarding Ebola? You know, no need to worry unless an exposed individual became symptomatic – and no recommended restrictions on their movement unless the person had a fever of 100.4F or higher? Those policies allowed the second US nurse who acquired Ebola in Dallas to travel halfway across the country […]

Gettysburg hero’s family to receive Medal of Honor

The surviving family of First Lieutenant Alonzo Cushing will be presented with the Medal of Honor at the White House next week for the lieutenant’s actions on the last day of the Battle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in the face of the famous Pickett’s Charge, according to the Stars & Stripes. Though he and many of […]

Six Soldiers saving the world

Chief Tango sends three links about 6 soldiers who were presented with Soldiers Medals for their heroism here at home. Staff Sergeant Christopher Cummings and Sergeant Carlos Torres of the 7th Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg were each awarded the medal when they pulled two other soldiers from a burning car. Major Dennis K. […]

Walter Dixon; Waynesville, MO 2014 Veteran of the year

Someone sent us a link from the Waynesville Daily Guide about their Veterans’ Day events starring Walter Dixon who they claimed was a Korean War POW. We checked the DPMO website and couldn’t find him, so we became suspicious. Dixon is a a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. He was […]

Tuesdays with Claymore

Teleprompter Jebus no likey cable news So apparently Charles Barkley is a Klan member DUer’s are brilliant Next, y’all will be eating grits. Jimmy the Hater Apparently “major rethink” means more of the same old shit Cops are going to pot Background checks…the panacea of gun control I caught Ebola from my Glock or some […]

The New Cold War in Moscow

Remember back during the good old days, the Bush years, the media and the Democrats accused him of longing for the old Cold War with the Soviets when he planned to put a missile defense system in the New Europe? Well, I do. But, according to the US Embassy folks, the Cold War is back […]

As Marines Depart Afghanistan, Legacy Lingers

The Marines' handover of Camp Leatherneck to the Afghans is more than a signal that America's longest war is ending. It is a reminder that the Marines' battlefield gains were tempered by losses.

Tuesday morning feel good story

Chief Tango sends us our feel good stories again, the first is from Alabama; Police said two gunmen went into the restaurant in the 1800 block of 20th Street Ensley about 6:30 p.m. There were several employees inside, but no patrons, said Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards. As one of the cooks began to […]

The Great Fudge Fiasco

I am a lot of things, 2 of those things are a pretty good cook and a lover of all things chocolate. I enjoy cooking,  so just a little while ago I decided to make homemade fudge.  I’m pretty sure the kitchen now qualifies as a disaster area, I may have to call in a […]

Love is All You Need

And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually --Genesis (6:5) But no matter what happens to the surviving humans, there will always be...Show More Summary

British forces hand over control of last base in Afghanistan

British forces Sunday handed over formal control of their last base in Afghanistan to Afghan troops, ending combat operations in the country after 13 years which cost hundreds of lives. The handover was hailed by British Prime Minister David Cameron […]

China to keep closer eye on military spending

China intends to improve efficiency in military spending through tighter monitoring of how funds are used, state media reported Sunday. Under the new “results-based management system” set to be fully operational by 2020, individuals and military units will be held […]

USS North Dakota SSN 784 Commissioned

USS North Dakota (SSN 784) officially became the Navy’s newest addition to the submarine force following a commissioning ceremony held Oct. 25, at Naval Submarine Base New London. North Dakota is the 11th Virginia-class attack submarine to join the fleet, […]

MBDA Presents SEA RANGER, a Solution for Light Combat Vessels

With MBDA entering into active negotiations with various export prospects regarding CWSP (Compact Warfare System Package) systems, the company has decided to give the product a commercial name. As of now, CWSP will be included in MBDA’s portfolio of products […]

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