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Nuclear Saber Rattling

| September 26, 2022 | 28 Comments
Nuclear Saber Rattling

Russian President Putin’s renewed threats to use nuclear weapons to protect Russian territory signal his willingness to raise the risk of nuclear conflict to avoid an embarrassing military defeat. Putin accused the United States and its allies of “nuclear blackmail” and said that NATO officials made statements about the possibility of using nuclear weapons of […]

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Army Inflation Fighters!

| September 20, 2022 | 31 Comments
Army Inflation Fighters!

To meet the goal of an active-duty military force of ~1.3 million, the US needs to bring in roughly 150,000 new recruits across its six service branches annually. With two months left in the fiscal year, the Pentagon is still short of that goal. The Army is facing the biggest shortfall at some 60% below […]

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Naming Commission Panel Strikes Again

| September 14, 2022 | 102 Comments
Naming Commission Panel Strikes Again

Arlington National Cemetery No words, just the same anger and pity these idiots deserve. Poetrooper sends. Panel recommends removal of Confederate memorial at Arlington National Cemetery By Cami Mondeaux, Breaking News Reporter The Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery should be dismantled and removed from the cemetery, according to an independent commission’s final report to Congress […]

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SEAL Training Priorities

| August 25, 2022 | 36 Comments
SEAL Training Priorities

Apologies, that was misleading by implying the priorities are those of US Navy SEALs. One would assume those priorities would place honing Tier One Operator skills to their peak warfighting effectiveness very high. One would be wrong. Poetrooper sends. Navy SEALs spend more time on diversity training than warfighting, SEAL vets say LIZ GEORGE Multiple […]

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DC Mayor Bowser’s Natl Guard Request Denied. Again.

| August 23, 2022 | 27 Comments
DC Mayor Bowser’s Natl Guard Request Denied. Again.

Texas Refugees Arrive in Sanctuary City DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has repeated her request for National Guard troops to assist with the overwhelming influx of illegal migrants arriving from Texas and Arizona. “We need help from our federal partners as we seek to stabilize and manage our operating environment in this critical moment,” Bowser said […]

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Space Force wants wearable fitness trackers. What could go wrong?

| August 11, 2022 | 31 Comments
Space Force wants wearable fitness trackers. What could go wrong?

The Space Force is touting its “Holistic Health Assessment” program as its alternative to the other service’s physical fitness test regimens. As part of the program, they will encourage all their members to be wearing devices similar to FitBits by 2023 so they can gather and collate fitness data on their personnel. To now it […]

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Milley resignation letter cited in upcoming book

| August 9, 2022 | 15 Comments
Milley resignation letter cited in upcoming book

Seems GEN. Milley wanted to stand by his principles – and didn’t. In an upcoming book  by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser, “The Divider: Trump in the White House” Milley drafted a fiery resignation letter after the infamous Lafayette Square photo-op, when troops cleared the square of protesters so Trump could have his picture taken […]

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Military Monkeypox Cases Increase x10!

| August 8, 2022 | 45 Comments
Military Monkeypox Cases Increase x10!

“Now General Quarters, General Quarters!” The DOD is jumping on the Monkeypox bandwagon, tracking cases as they arise. The numbers are horrifying. Among some 1.8 million military personnel, the pox is rampant. PINO Joe’s Handlers have declared it a public health emergency in lockstep with the World Health Organization (WHO?) recommendations. The DOD has declared: […]

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