Worth the read…

Article by: Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center  Forget the Syrian Civil War for a moment. Even without the Sunnis and Shiites competing to give each other machete haircuts every sunny morning, there would still be … Continue reading

Never Forget…

0937, September 11,  2001… This picture, to me, epitomizes the Pentagon’s response… 184 lives were lost that day. The benches face in opposite directions for a reason. If they face west, the bench memorializes those who were on AA Flt … Continue reading

Input needed…

Okay folks, I’d like your feedback here… I’m putting a short story in the Calexit Anthology and it’s the backstory of Captain Mike James. The initial feedback from the alpha readers was WAY too much jargon… So… I’ve rewritten it … Continue reading

I got nothing…

So you get another video. Actually this one is pretty funny… Marines… sigh… Leatherneck Lifestyle Presents a Weird and Hilarious USMC Moto Video from Leatherneck Lifestyle on Vimeo. They definitely have a few screws loose… Just sayin… It would have … Continue reading

The ultimate beer run…

I know ‘we’ did some crazy stuff, but this one tops ALL of ours… That one wins, hands down! 🙂 h/t Mack … Continue reading

50 years ago this week…

The USS Forrestal almost became the biggest single loss of life in the Vietnam conflict… I still remember seeing a longer version of this in boot camp, and wondering what they hell I’d gotten myself into… A rocket fired across … Continue reading

Finally, PA gets it’s act together…

Military fakers in Pennsylvania may want to consider a change of station. The state has passed stolen valor legislation that will make impersonating a service member or veteran, or wearing unearned military decorations, a third-degree misdemeanor if it’s done “with intent to obtain money, property … Continue reading

Dazzle paint…

Haven’t done one of these in a while, but I went down a rathole doing some research, so you get a post with pictures… LOL Determining the range, size, heading, and speed of a ship at sea, before radar was … Continue reading

TBT…

They clanked when they walked… This 19 minute video is a little hokey, since it was done during the war, and the cameras didn’t really work well at night, but it is a tribute to the Naval Aviators and crewmen … Continue reading

TBT…

One more WWII video, although this one is actually a mix of actual and CGI, and has been around for a while. The USS Laffey, DD724, was named in honor of LAFFEY (DD-459), sunk during the Naval Battle for Guadalcanal … Continue reading