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More On North Korea

| January 7, 2020 | 10 Comments
More On North Korea

Th following article is an op-ed on North Korea’s attitude toward the USA/.South Korea and the possibilities down the road. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/01/07/what-the-iran-confrontation-means-for-indopacom-and-north-korea/ From the article:  Iran isn’t the only adversary the Trump administration has said it is ready to fight. The same day the Pentagon announced Iran’s Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was killed, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper […]

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Report: Trump held private, enlisted-only Afghanistan war meetings

| December 28, 2019 | 18 Comments
Report: Trump held private, enlisted-only Afghanistan war meetings

ChipNASA sends us an interesting article on how President Trump wanted a straight-from-the-warfighters analysis of the War on Terror’s progress and other issues. Careful what you ask for, Sir. You’ll likely get it. – ‘No generals or officers, only enlisted guys that have been there’ Since taking office, President Donald Trump has been meeting with […]

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Chinese Officials Expelled After Breaching U.S. Military Base

| December 16, 2019 | 34 Comments
Chinese Officials Expelled After Breaching U.S. Military Base

A couple of Chinese embassy staff drove up to the gate of one of the military bases in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Naturally, not having the proper identification to access the base, security ordered the driver to drive around the guard station onto the opposing street leading away from the base. This required shortly entering the […]

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Navy Secretary Fired

| November 25, 2019 | 57 Comments
Navy Secretary Fired

Well, it seems as if the infamous “loss of trust and confidence” has happened again. This time it involves the SECDEF losing trust and confidence in the SECNAV – and firing him. Here’s why. Per this AP story, apparently the SECNAV is alleged to have proposed privately a deal to the POTUS regarding CWO CPO […]

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Privatized Housing Company: Feces, Mold, Cracks, Cockroaches…

| October 30, 2019 | 24 Comments
Privatized Housing Company: Feces, Mold, Cracks, Cockroaches…

An Army family walked into a house, on base, for the first time. Instead of the smell of fresh paint, clean materials, and evidence of contract work to get the residence ready for them, something else greeted them… Cockroach infestation. Doing what any family would do, they contacted the contractor in charge of the housing […]

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A First: Sisters Make General

| September 7, 2019 | 15 Comments
A First: Sisters Make General

An article at Newser.com reports that Maria Barrett and Paula Lodi are the first-ever sisters in a military branch to both achieve the rank of general. Siblings are always trying to pull rank on each other, but these sisters have taken it to a whole new level. Meet Maria Barrett and Paula Lodi, who’ve both […]

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Marine Who Warned Of Insider Threat Should Remain In The Corps, Military Board Says

| August 14, 2019 | 11 Comments
Marine Who Warned Of Insider Threat Should Remain In The Corps, Military Board Says

Quil Lawrence Jason Brezler, seated center, holds a meeting with local governors in Afghanistan in 2010. Brezler faced discharge after emailing classified documents over an insecure network. He challenged the Marine Corps’ decision. One of our ninjas sends us the some good news for Marine Major Jason Brezler. He was separated from service for sending […]

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Update on Russian Explosion

| August 13, 2019 | 31 Comments
Update on Russian Explosion

From the Times of Israel comes this update on what happened in northern Russia on August 8th:  https://www.timesofisrael.com/radiation-spiked-up-to-16-times-normal-after-russian-nuclear-missile-blast/ From the article:  Unnamed intelligence sources told The New York Times that they believed the explosion involved a prototype missile known in NATO circles as the SSC-X-9 Skyfall, which could theoretically reach anywhere on the planet. Russian President […]

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