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Divine Wind on this day…

| October 25, 2022 | 14 Comments
Divine Wind on this day…

Kamikaze, or officially Shinpu Tokubetsu Kogekitai, “Divine Wind Special Attack Unit” was named after the typhoon that destroyed a Mongol fleet in the thirteenth century, saving Japan from invasion. The Special Attack Forces were suicide units formed in the last year of World War II as a last-ditch effort to defend Japan. These units used […]

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Wonderful Toys

| October 11, 2022 | 27 Comments
Wonderful Toys

Insufferable Show-Offs, err, Royal Marines in New York Harbour(sic) The Royal Navy has been testing out the concept of jet suit assault teams for about two years, and last year confirmed the suits could be used to stealthily board ships. They were designed by Gravity Industries and use ~1,000bhp of thrust to reach speeds of […]

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Kim Flexes His Missiles

| September 29, 2022 | 13 Comments
Kim Flexes His Missiles

Miss me? On Wednesday, North Korea launched two suspected KN-23 Iskander class short-range ballistic missiles toward its east coast, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. They were launched from the Sunan area of Pyongyang and flew about 224 miles down range at an altitude of ~120,000 ft. The missile test came three days […]

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Semper Supra- USSF Announces Anthem

| September 21, 2022 | 51 Comments
Semper Supra- USSF Announces Anthem

The United States Space Force announced the release of its own official song at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference at National Harbor in Maryland. The song, “Semper Supra” (“Always Above”), joins the ranks of “The Marines’ Hymn,” “The Army Goes Rolling Along” and other staples of the American military anthem repertoire. […]

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Ayman Al Zawahiri Droned Near Kabul

| August 1, 2022 | 41 Comments
Ayman Al Zawahiri Droned Near Kabul

Morte Ayman al-Zawahiri and Osama bin Laden forged an alliance in 1998, and his Egyptian Islamic Jihad and al-Qaeda were merged. Zawahiri was closely affiliated with both the bombing of USS Cole and the attacks of September 11. He gradually became al-Qaeda’s chief spokesman, opining on the U.S. invasion of Iraq and warfare between Hezbollah […]

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Blown Away

| July 11, 2022 | 21 Comments
Blown Away

F/A-18E Super Hornet A little Under-weigh Replenishment (UNREP) excitement on board USS Harry S. Truman recently. No one wants excitement during UNREP. The results- one Sailor slightly injured, but it cost one F/A-18. Several of our usual suspects send. F/A-18 Super Hornet assigned to USS Harry S. Truman blown overboard due to unexpected heavy weather […]

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Buttigieg- Secretary, Department of Tantrum

| June 19, 2022 | 38 Comments
Buttigieg- Secretary, Department of Tantrum

SecTrans Pete Buttigieg Pity Mayor Pete, our Transportation Secretary. Having his very own commercial flight cancelled, Pete will diligently work to discover the nation-wide transportation bottlenecks until he arrives at a solution. Forcing airlines to hire more employees is his obvious choice. Buttigieg says feds have power to force airlines to hire more workers amid […]

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No Good Deed…

| May 16, 2022 | 40 Comments
No Good Deed…

…goes unpunished as they say. Different times- the P-3 extended navigation training flights to NAS Brunswick, Maine, were called Lobster Runs for a very good reason. Andy11M sends. Air Force disciplines C-130 crew for ‘unplanned’ landing to pick up motorcycle in Martha’s Vineyard “This personal stop was an abuse of government assets.” BY DAVID ROZA […]

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