Archiv der Kategorie: Marine Corps

Busty Puller, USMC

Quelle surprise! But don’t worry gents, you can pack your lace doilies and the latest Esquire and be a smashing success too! One supposes combat has returned to a state akin to the First Battle of Bull Run, in which … Weiterlesen

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Creating an Arms Race

Not since America’s children contributed one penny to fund the building of six frigates has America’s naval capabilities been in such straits. Like those days, plenty of Americans recognize their peril and have begun to reclaim our great Nation from … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Mattis, Navy, Total Force, VMI | Kommentar hinterlassen

The Hell of the Wonder-weapon

History is the enumeration of facts about warfare. War forms the basis of the discipline of studying history. And one salient fact of war is the Wonder-weapon. The Wonder-weapon is a technological marvel that changes tactics, and initially provides a … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Chaos, Defending the Homeland, Elements of National Power, History, Leadership, Marine Corps, Navy | 1 Kommentar

Birth of a Marine Corps and Other Nuclear News

Japan is birthing a Marine Corps after 73 years. Japan, thanks to China and North Korea, is rearming finally. What will be interesting will be how Japan rebuilds its society to include warriors over the legal and cultural obstacles America … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Defending the Homeland, Friends & Allies, Marine Corps, Navy, Strategy | 1 Kommentar

Is What Is Old New Again?

The Navy rethinks the Cold War and where the front lines are. Meanwhile, the Marine Corps explores the novelty of returning to being the world’s premier combat force. It seems the Diversity Chorus’s final exam question “if you kill a … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Marine Corps, Navy, Readiness, Strategy | 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

Happy Birthday, Marines!

https://www.dvidshub.net/video/embed/561959 And here’s an appropriate birthday present for all Marines– „Court Overturns Marine Sniper’s Conviction for Urinating on Dead Taliban Fighters“

Veröffentlicht unter Afghanistan, Marine Corps | 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

Friday Techday: a Game of Clouds

Most of you have heard about the latest outrageous computer hack – this time of Equifax. There is no database system that can’t be hacked, either from the inside or the outside. Information Security is a misnomer since no data … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Air Force, Aviation, Cyberwar, Marine Corps, Navy | 2 Kommentare

Conrad Crane on „Mission Command“

The Army has always been enthralled with buzz words, the latest being „Mission Command.“  Which reminds me of something I heard years ago, an Army Commander (2 Star) said, „I am not sure what it is, but I want some … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Army, Marine Corps, Uncategorized | Verschlagwortet mit , | 3 Kommentare