Category Archives: Military

Love This

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Jesse Dayton : I’m Comin’ Home

Jesse Dayton   More CMT Music   More CMT Music Videos

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“Gentlemen, when the barrage lifts.”

Today is the 94th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. “B.H. Liddell Hart, who was in the 9th Battalion of the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, explains. Just before the Somme attack, “the officers assembled in … Continue reading

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This Is Simply Wonderful.

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The Thrill of Flying the SR-71 Blackbird

Gizmodo has a piece up about the SR-71. After several agonizingly long seconds, we made the turn and blasted toward the Mediterranean ‘You might want to pull it back,’ Walter suggested. It was then that I noticed I still had … Continue reading

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Lieutenant Colonel Allen West

I like this man…

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An Afghan Surge

If the reports coming out of Washington are accurate, our president will announce a plan for Afghanistan which is worthy of support.

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Your Attorney General, Ladies And Gentlemen

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Happy Veterans Day

To my father, to Carri, and to all the rest of you who have given so much…Happy Veterans Day.

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Cheney Wants Results Disclosure

This is eminently sensible given that the legal memos have been released.

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Don’t They Support Recycling?

It seems that the Defense Logistics Agency has sent out notices that spent brass “of all calibers, shapes and sizes” is to be mutilated prior to being sold for scrap. This means that it is not suitable for reloading. We … Continue reading

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Charging Injured Troops For Their Medical Costs?

This seems too much to believe, but there are reports that the Obama administration is considering a plan ” to charge veterans’ private health care for service-related injuries.” Update: “Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki confirmed Tuesday that the Obama administration … Continue reading

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Different Presidents, A Different Corps

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Pinups for Vets

We need more of this.

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Luke AFB

Subject: Noise Complaint at Luke Air Force Base Luke AFB is west of Phoenix and is rapidly being surrounded by civilization that complains about the noise from the base and its planes, forgetting that it was there long before they … Continue reading

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