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US To Spend Over $5 Billion To Counter North Korean ICBMs

» by July 26th, 2014 at 9:04 pm » Comments (0)

The US continues to fund improvements to its strategic missile defenses: The United States plans to spend about $5.8 billion over the next five years on a missile defense program designed ...more »

Budweiser’s Phony “Heroes Welcome” Commercial Nominated for An Emmy Award

» by July 13th, 2014 at 8:33 pm » Comments (17)

Does everyone remember Budweiser's phony "Heroes Welcome" commercial from this year's Super Bowl?  Incredibly the phony commercial has been nominate for an Emmy Award: The Budweiser ad “Hero’s Welcome,” featuring a ...more »

SpaceX Moves Closer To Receiving Air Force Launch Certification

» by July 12th, 2014 at 9:14 pm » Comments (0)

This is news that should save the Pentagon's billions when SpaceX completes certification and is able to begin bidding on these launches: Rocket company SpaceX has reached a major milestone toward ...more »

US Military Bases Become Daycare Service for Illegal Immigrant Children

» by July 7th, 2014 at 9:03 pm » Comments (41)

This must be the first time in history that US military bases are being used as a daycare service for illegal immigrants: Vacant space on post has been identified as a ...more »

F-35 Grounded Once Again After Plane Catches Fire In Florida; More Delays Expected

» by July 4th, 2014 at 8:19 am » Comments (0)

The F-35 has once again been grounded: This potential breakthrough has hit an all-too-typical stumbling block. The Air Force temporarily suspended all F-35 flights after one of the planes caught on fire ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Against US Missile Defense

» by July 3rd, 2014 at 4:04 pm » Comments (0)

Don't be fooled by a minor success. America's interceptor missile-defense system is still a failed $40B boondoggle.— Foreign Policy (@ForeignPolicy) July 1, 2014 more »

Are US Military Helicopters Racist?

» by June 29th, 2014 at 6:50 am » Comments (12)

Did I or did I not call this one?: Veterans aren’t happy with a recent op-ed by the Washington Post, which charged that the Apache, Comanche, Chinook, Lakota, Cheyenne and Kiowa ...more »

Anybody Need an MRAP?

» by June 25th, 2014 at 3:39 am » Comments (22)

That is what the US military is asking police departments around the country.  Whether or not these police departments need an MRAP is another story: Robert Shellmyer was relieved to see ...more »

Sailor Pens Open Letter Critical of USFJ Leadership

» by June 23rd, 2014 at 3:45 am » Comments (23)

Here is a letter I received from a sailor stationed in Japan who is fed up with military mandated bedtimes and not being allowed outside along after 9PM.  The sailor ...more »

Korea Open to THAAD Missile Defense System, As Long As US Pays For It

» by June 21st, 2014 at 9:40 pm » Comments (2)

This issue with the THAAD missile defense system shows the quandary that the US military is in; they want allies to buy more capabilities to defend themselves, but the US ...more »

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