Monthly Archives: August 2017

“Navy Destroyer Collides With Building in Downtown Houston”

BREAKING NEWS FROM DUFFEL BLOG.

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Sinking the Hunley

Evan Lubofsky, writing originally for Hakai Magazine but also published in Smithsonianmag.com writes of an inquiry into the sinking of the H. L. Hunley, the Confederate submarine. Definitely worth the read Around 6:30 p.m. on February 17, 1864, eight men … Continue reading

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The Bloodiest Battle of Our Revolution

Nick Poppy of the NY Post reports on subject of Robert P. Watson’s book, The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution, the British prison ship Jersey. “This ship, the Jersey, the ‘ghost ship,’ it was … Continue reading

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Firearms Friday: Range Day!

Today was Range Day. My self, MDL, the Krampus, and Fez hit Elite Shooting Sports in Manassas; Wang and G-Tex couldn’t make it. 😦 A good time was had by all. I went simple, and brought only the M&P 15, … Continue reading

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Lee Calls It

Humor. We need it. Go forth and conquer the day. (H/T to the Krampus.)

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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 … Continue reading

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Walking the Plank

Well Well Cowboys it would seem that a Three Star is Walking the Plank.  Perhaps the Army should take lessons.

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