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Senate Easily Passes NATO Memberships

| August 4, 2022 | 19 Comments
Senate Easily Passes NATO Memberships

The Senate yesterday overwhelmingly passed a resolution approving Finland and Sweden’s request to enter into NATO, 95 to 1. This marks a pivotal step toward expanding the 30-member alliance. The bi-partisan support for the additions are the direct result of Russian President Putin’s invasion of the Ukraine. Twenty-three Member States have already ratified the accessions. […]

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UK troops banned from NATO over barracks orgy

| June 20, 2022 | 45 Comments
UK troops banned from NATO over barracks orgy

Breitbart is reporting that hundreds of British troops from the 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment will be banned from participating in a NATO exercise in the Balkans. From Breitbart; Hundreds of British paratroopers have been barred from being deployed on a NATO mission after video evidence emerged of orgies with a civilian woman being held at […]

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Former Soviet, Ukrainian, but All American

| February 26, 2022 | 55 Comments
Former Soviet, Ukrainian, but All American

  “Thank you”, to those who have reached out to ask about the Spousal Unit.  The situation in Ukraine is rather complex and I do have a lot to say about it… and to do about it. We currently have several family members still in Ukraine.  Some have chosen to stay and a couple of […]

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Vindman Stuns With Military Acumen

| February 9, 2022 | 36 Comments
Vindman Stuns With Military Acumen

Alexander Vindman, LTC USA (Ret) Vindman, the former Director for European Affairs for the United States National Security Council is back. He famously testified during then President Trump’s first impeachment hearing, and has subsequently filed suit against Donald Trump Jr., Rudy Giuliani and others, alleging they mounted a coordinated campaign to intimidate and retaliate against […]

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Stunning videos of US Army Black Hawk making an emergency landing in a traffic circle last week in Bucharest

| July 21, 2021 | 31 Comments
Stunning videos of US Army Black Hawk making an emergency landing in a traffic circle last week in Bucharest

It’s not clear why a US Army Black Hawk helicopter made an emergency landing in traffic last week, the helicopter doesn’t look like it’s in autorotation and it sounds as if at least one engine is running. What is clear is that the aviator at the controls made an incredible emergency landing. With supreme airmanship, […]

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A tale of an airfield and an olive oil factory

| June 2, 2021 | 23 Comments
A tale of an airfield and an olive oil factory

Maybe this olive oil factory in Bulgaria has a really, really long driveway. If not, there better be a 2LT nearby with a faulty compass, because it’s hard to see how an airfield and an olive oil factory could be conflated. Which is just what happened over the weekend. During joint NATO exercises involving the […]

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Oh, Here We Go…..

| February 20, 2021 | 14 Comments
Oh, Here We Go…..

The current occupant of the Oval Office has announced this morning that the “US is back!” in NATO.  https://www.abc27.com/news/us-world/politics/europe-applauds-bidens-approach-stresses-cooperation/ What that person is implying is that the US government (under Trump) expected the NATO allies to pay the entire thing. This was completely not true. As indicated in the article below, Trump simply indicated that […]

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Freedom of Navigation Ops- Black Sea

| January 30, 2021 | 9 Comments
Freedom of Navigation Ops- Black Sea

USS Donald Cook and a Navy P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft The US Navy currently has three warships operating in the Black Sea, a region Russia considers its back yard. USS Porter, a guided-missile destroyer, entered the waters on Thursday, joining two US ships that were already there. USS Donald Cook, another guided-missile destroyer, and the […]

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