Great! The Warthog Gets a Reprieve!
Bill Quick

The Air Force Gives Up Its Plan To Retire the A-10 The U.S. Air Force has decided to indefinitely postpone the retirement of the legendary A-10 Thunderbolt II ground attack plane. The venerable Warthog’s increased role in the air campaign against the … Continue reading

Draft Those Gurlzzzzz!
Bill Quick

Will Obama Draft Your Daughters? | PJ Media Do you really think that, in light of this eleventh-hour decision by the administration, the Selective Service will appeal a decision by the Ninth Circuit in favor of the National Coalition For … Continue reading

It’s Time to Draft All Women, Just Like We Do Men
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Carter telling military to open all combat jobs to women | Fox News Defense Secretary Ash Carter will order the military to open up all combat jobs to women. The Associated Press reported on Thursday Carter is giving the armed … Continue reading

Russia: Better Than It Looks?
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4 Ways Russia’s Military Is More Advanced Than You Might Think Vladimir Putin is not a man to back down from provocation, especially a direct, lethal provocation like the shooting down of a Russian Su-24 aircraft by Turkey on Tuesday. … Continue reading

Your Feel Good Story For the Day (Really)
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Combat-Wounded Veteran Can Shoot Again Thanks To Florida Gunsmiths – Bearing Arms – M40A3, Marines, Veterans Day Lots of good things here:  Wounded hero, helpful, caring citizen, guns, happy ending…what’s not to like? … Continue reading

Zap!
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Why the American military is so hot on laser weapons Because they’re cool? That would be good enough for me. … Continue reading

As Obama Drastically Cuts Back the US Military, China Moves Full Speed Ahead to Expand Theirs
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China moving full speed ahead in construction of aircraft carriers | Ars Technica China’s plans to build new carriers have not exactly been a secret. Construction of the ship started in March, and was confirmed to be a carrier by … Continue reading

Mr. Zombie, Meet Mr. M4A1
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One Flu Over The Zombie’s Nest | National Review Online 3. I’m just not buying the idea that the military would be entirely outmatched by unthinking, slow-moving rotting sacks of meat that can be lured by loud sounds, including car … Continue reading

Gurlz With Gunz
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Navy secretary threw us ‘under the bus,’ say Marines in gender-integrated infantry unit – The Washington Post Marines involved in a controversial experiment evaluating a gender-integrated infantry unit say they feel betrayed by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus after he criticized … Continue reading

Give Them What They Asked for… Good and Hard
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Philippines To Reopen Subic Bay Naval Base Amid South China Sea TensionsThe Philippines is set to reopen a former United States naval facility, and station fighters and frigates there from early next year, reports said Wednesday. The move comes at … Continue reading

Eh, What’s a Lousy Half-Billion Bucks? Chump Change – and You Are the Chumps
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The Cost Of Obama’s Largely Failed Fight Against ISIS | The Daily Caller In Syria, a $500 million program to train and equip rebels against Islamic State is stagnant. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter admitted the program has only produced 60 … Continue reading

Frankly, I’m Amazed The Navy Isn’t Still on CP/M
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The US Navy’s warfare systems command just paid millions to stay on Windows XP | PCWorld The U.S. Navy is paying Microsoft millions of dollars to keep up to 100,000 computers afloat because it has yet to transition away from … Continue reading

Welcome to the New US Military: Gutless Pussies Division
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Air Force removes commander from duty | Fox News An Air Force lieutenant colonel was removed from command this month, pending the outcome of an inquiry, the Air Force Times reported. Lt. Col. Scott Foley, commander of the 802nd Security … Continue reading

More BS About Russian Air Defense Systems
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Putin’s Missile Could Make U.S. Attacks on Iran Nearly Impossible – The Daily Beast For years, Team Obama crowed about keeping this advanced Russian missile out of Iran’s hands. Now the Kremlin suddenly seems eager to hand it over to … Continue reading

You Know How to Stop Iran’s Nuke Program? Kill the Mullahs.
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Rand Paul Announces He’s Running For President We can argue about how much Iraq was a failure of Bush in launching the war vs. Obama for walking away but I’d hope we did learn one very important lesson from that … Continue reading

The European Union Has “Values?” Who Knew?
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A European Union Army Is A Terrible Idea European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker recently called for creating an army for the troubled European Union. Noting accurately that the EU isn’t “taken entirely seriously,” Juncker suggested standing up its own army … Continue reading

Angelic
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Just the Blue Angels doing their awesomeness I see these guys (yeah, they’re all guys) just about every year during Fleet Week in San Francisco, and they have never failed to be anything less than awesome. I’d probably better see … Continue reading

You’re Either Moving Forward, Or You’re Falling Behind
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Top Admiral: China Outguns US Under the Waves – The American Interest Naval Strategy Top Admiral: China Outguns US Under the Waves While testifying before the House Armed Services Committee’s seapower subcommittee, a top U.S. Navy admiral said that China’s … Continue reading

Here Come The Women Rangers
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Army Ranger prep course passed by 5 out of 26 women – Washington Times The U.S. Army’s preparatory course for the next Ranger School cycle ended with 5 out of 26 women completing the course. All were officers. Out of … Continue reading