Archiv der Kategorie: History

An American Civil War, Part II

Thank you to Davey, Dwayne Lunsford and MajW DC for their thoughtful comments on Part I of ‘An American Civil War.’ This post is a response to those comments. There are some data points out there that should give one … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Constitution, Defending the Homeland, History, Insurgency & Counterinsurgency, Readiness, Resistance | 1 Kommentar

Standards Are Ancient History

Two stories on the destruction of our military that began under Obama and continues with his maggoty leavings. First off, our Navy. We’ve come a long way from the Great White Fleet (can a sailor say that anymore?) or even … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, History, Navy, Readiness | Kommentar hinterlassen

SMA Has a New Uniform

Well well doesn’t the SMA of the Army look resplendent in his “pinks and greens”.  Trouble is the originial “pinks and greens” were an officer uniform; soldiers and NCOs wore a green wool blouse about the color of World War … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Army, CSM Going Bat Shit Crazy, History, Idiocy, Sergeant Majors being stupid, World War I, World War II | 2 Kommentare

Trip Report through the Southwest

Thank you for your patience with my absence. I enjoyed my first non-working vacation visiting Santa Fe, Patagonia, and the Mojave between Palm Springs and 29er Palms. No itinerary beyond moving around and seeing the people and places and trying … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter History, Just for Fun, VMI | Kommentar hinterlassen

Gun-Day Monday: Marine Reunited With His World War II Rifle

THIS. Is. A. GREAT. Story. Sadly, there are “men” in the U.S. today who won’t understand this article. They’ve never heard the bang nor felt the kick, nor the quickened pulse on the qualification range during the rapid fire string, … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Arms and the Citizen, History, Marine Corps | Kommentar hinterlassen

Science, Stuffed & Mounted on the Trophy Wall

From Virginia Tech, a very interesting essay on the state of science today. One can extend this to liberal arts since the Squishies want to believe they are scientists. Since VMI turned down the path of Progressive Indoctri-cation, one wonders … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Chaos, Defending the Homeland, History, Insurgency & Counterinsurgency, The Long War | Kommentar hinterlassen

Bergdahl, Russia, and Discipline

Leading off is a very incendiary editorial calling the Army’s treatment of members of SGT Bergdahl’s unit into question. I have to admit, what about this affair at that unit’s level required a Non-Disclosure Agreement with threats of punishment – … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Army, Heroism, History, Iraq, Marine Corps, NATO, Navy | Verschlagwortet mit | 3 Kommentare