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Mosaic Warfare

| March 24, 2020 | 47 Comments
Mosaic Warfare

Even before joining the military, many of us were familiar with the race to develop better weapons and tactics. America’s performance and victory during the Gulf War surprised/stunned our enemies and adversaries. A few years later, a couple of Chinese colonels wrote a book called “Unrestricted Warfare”. In the book, they cover topics on how […]

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Well, This Ought to Stir the Pot

| March 11, 2020 | 113 Comments
Well, This Ought to Stir the Pot

I’d guess this is likely to make idiots of all political persuasions go bonzo. National Guard Sent to NY Virus ‘Containment Zone’ My take? Probably a bit of an overreaction – but better such an overreaction than “too little, too late”.

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News From the Nork Missile Range

| March 4, 2020 | 9 Comments
News From the Nork Missile Range

Seems that our Chubby Chum, ND:tBF over there in Norkiland is unhappy that he didn’t get to have his way with things in that agreement he agreed to agree to with Die Trumpster, and is firing off missiles to let us all know how butthurt he is about it. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/03/03/north-korea-fires-presumed-short-range-missiles-into-the-sea/ From the article:  South Korea’s […]

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The Philippines Notifies the US of Intent to end a Military Agreement

| February 11, 2020 | 21 Comments
The Philippines Notifies the US of Intent to end a Military Agreement

Philippine’s president, Dutarte, made good on his desire to notify the U.S. of his intention to end an agreement related to U.S. forces in the Philippines. Both countries engage in bilateral military exercises in training areas in and around the Philippines. This brings American service members into the country for both training and recreation. This […]

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More Than 3 Dozen Military Hospitals to Stop Treating Retirees, Families, Memo Shows

| February 11, 2020 | 35 Comments
More Than 3 Dozen Military Hospitals to Stop Treating Retirees, Families, Memo Shows

Skippy sends us a link to a disturbing memo being distributed to the commanders of 50 military treatment facilities (MTF) by a Lt. Gen. Ronald Pace, who directs the Defense Health Agency. Of course, the specific MTFs affected are not mentioned. I get my health care and referrals from the clinic here at Pax River, […]

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Battle of the Somme Diary Found

| February 8, 2020 | 23 Comments
Battle of the Somme Diary Found

Battle of the Somme The Battle of the Somme, which took place from July to November 1916, began as an Allied offensive against German forces on the Western Front and turned into one of the most bitter and costly battles of World War I. British forces suffered more than 57,000 casualties—including more than 19,000 soldiers […]

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Washington State Challenging Border Wall Money Diversion

| January 24, 2020 | 10 Comments
Washington State Challenging Border Wall Money Diversion

The State of Washington may not share a border with Mexico. This hasn’t stopped them from going to federal court to challenge the President’s decision to divert funds from the military to the border wall. They stand to lose construction money related to a naval base in their state with this move. Those challenging the […]

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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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