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Reported Negligence Leads to 4 Servicemembers Being Injured By Shooting

» by July 23rd, 2014 at 2:25 am » Comments (1)

I have never heard of a negligent discharge from a 9mm shooting four people?: The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is probing a shooting that injured four U.S. servicemembers at Camp Schwab ...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 »

China’s 20 Year Window To Take Military Action

» by July 8th, 2014 at 4:17 am » Comments (4)

The below article claims that China has a 20 year window to take military action to alter the balance of power in the Pacific: The bad news first. The People's Republic ...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 »

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 »

Senate Debates Prohibiting US Military Servicemembers from Smoking

» by June 27th, 2014 at 7:44 am » Comments (15)

I do not smoke, but it seems to me that such a ban is ridiculous when smoking is legal for everyone else in the United States: Congressional efforts to limit or ...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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