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What Rifle Did Chris Kyle Use?

In my review of American Sniper, readers Comrade X, Ned Weatherby and I had a discussion about the rifle Chris Kyle used.  Here it seems to be answered affirmatively correct for all of us. Being a highly trained Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle had used many weapons over the course of his military career. There were […]

Renaming Air/Sea Battle a Poor, Parochial Decision

A Very "Joint" Air Sea Battle (from 2013) The Pentagon’s 08 January choice to rename the Air/Sea Battle concept is a poor choice that will negatively affect the ability of the Navy and Air Force to modernize their forces for 21 st century combat. Show More Summary

AEI/Heritage Project for the Common Defense Weekly Read Boards

Navy: "Small Combatant Effort Cranks Up," by Christopher Cavas (Defense News, 01/12/15) "Funding New Submarines Outside the Navy?" by Hugh Lessig (Daily Press, 01/12/15) "Sea Control and Surface Forces: The Theoretical Foundation," by...Show More Summary

Obama Presses for New Authority To Attack ISIS in State of the Union

President Obama last night called on Congress to pass a resolution approving a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) aimed at ISIS to back the ongoing military campaign against the militant group in Iraq and Syria.

Is The M&P The Frontrunner To Become The Army’s New Pistol?

CNN: Smith & Wesson fired up investors on Tuesday by saying it sees “recent, positive trends” in the consumer firearm market, and that’s likely to translate directly into higher profits for the gun maker. The firearm company feels so confident that it raised its sales and earnings targets for 2015 above what Wall Street had […]

Terror, Cyber Issues May Supersede Military in State of the Union

Service member and veteran groups say looming budget cuts and health care services will be their top concerns when President Barack Obama takes the podium Tuesday night for his State of the Union address.

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