Category Archives: Army

SMA Has a New Uniform

Well well doesn’t the SMA of the Army look resplendent in his “pinks and greens”.  Trouble is the originial “pinks and greens” were an officer uniform; soldiers and NCOs wore a green wool blouse about the color of World War … Continue reading

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DoD News: the Bad, the Good, and the Troubling

This is bad. This is very bad. This is good: a lone man, visiting the freshest graves in Arlington. This is troubling: two stories in which following one’s conscience requires not following a lawful order. Given the timeline from alert … Continue reading

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This Won’t End Well

The Army, having just court martialed Bergdahl, whose defense is mental illness, wants more Bergdahl by lifting the ban on recruiting people with diagnosed mental illnesses and behaviors. Just a thought, is this a screw to create a problem in … Continue reading

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When One Refuses to Be a Victim

One gets Irv Refkin, the accidental spy.

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Defense Budget Round-up

Now that the Virginia election is over and the enemedia is telling us the GOP is doomed (DOOMED! Hahaahaaa!), we can return to how Governor-elect Northam is going to fund his 4 counties (Arlington, Alexandria, Richmond and Norfolk). First up: … Continue reading

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Discovering the Scope of the Necessary Cleanup

No, I’m not talking about SuperFund sites – remember those? The EPA hopes you’ve forgotten its primary mission, but no, we’re not talking about cleaning up where we live and what we drink and eat. The cleanup is what the … Continue reading

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The Buck Stops With the CSA

A lot of noise and smoke over the photo’s of the Security Force Assistance Brigade Beret and Patch.  The CSA makes it clear it is not taking anything away from SF and that they will not be called the legion.

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