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Alexander Vindman to Retire

| July 8, 2020 | 89 Comments
Alexander Vindman to Retire

Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman will be retiring after serving for 21 years. His lawyer claims that Vindman is taking this action due to the retaliation that he faced as a result of his testimony. According to the lawyer, President Trump tried to force Alexander Vindman to choose between the law and pleasing the president. From […]

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AMERICAN AWARDS – A Brief History

| July 4, 2020 | 13 Comments
AMERICAN AWARDS – A Brief History

Military Awards In his spare time, Mason put together this essay on the evolution of how exceptional performance of US military duties has been recognized. From the simple George Washington’s Badge of Military Merit only awarded to three men and brevet promotions, to today’s chart full of decorations, it’s a very interesting read. Mason AMERICAN […]

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Now That All the Other Military Issues are Solved…

| June 11, 2020 | 107 Comments
Now That All the Other Military Issues are Solved…

School for Wayward Boys …the Republican led Senate Armed Services Committee has voted to approve an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) renaming all military bases currently named for Confederates. Exactly what pressing issue this would solve was left unsaid, but this is not a trivial undertaking and will shift scarce resources away […]

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On Retired Flag Officers

| June 11, 2020 | 20 Comments
On Retired Flag Officers

President Trump attends a briefing from his senior military leaders, including then-Defense Secretary James Mattis (left), in the Cabinet Room at the White House “Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the […]

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Coronavirus Survivors Disqualified from Entering Military

| May 7, 2020 | 28 Comments
Coronavirus Survivors Disqualified from Entering Military

A new memorandum, provided for Military Entrance Processing locations, bars entry to coronavirus survivors. Those who tested positive, or who were clinically diagnosed, would have to wait 28 days before reporting for processing. There, they would be marked unqualified for military service. This designation would be a permanent designation. Those that receive this designation may […]

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Iran’s Demands

| May 7, 2020 | 17 Comments
Iran’s Demands

Hassan Rohani Following thebesig’s Iran lead. Iranian President Rohani is making demands and threats to the US. Apparently Trump’s sanctions are hurting them badly, and now they have to deal with the coronavirus pandemic to boot. The regime is on shaky ground, and they know it. Iran’s Rohani vows ‘crushing response’ if US extends arms […]

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Just In…

| April 6, 2020 | 19 Comments
Just In…

Stu sends. Little Rock AFB – COVID-19 6 Apr 2020 Update Subject: Little Rock AFB – COVID-19 6 Apr 2020 Update To Our Military Retirees, Effective immediately, per the Secretary of Defense’s direction, and to the greatest extent possible, all individuals on Little Rock AFB will wear protective face coverings when they cannot maintain six […]

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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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