Category Archives: Friends & Allies

War Sycophants and ROTC Kids

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Tom Ricks lecture at Arizona State University.  In his retirement as a defense reporter he is a Fellow at Center on the Future of War.  He currently writes the Foreign Policy Blog: … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Air Force, Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, China, Diplomacy, Friends & Allies, Marine Corps, Mattis, NATO, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

“Mountain Krauts & Bridgeport”

“Mountain Krauts & Bridgeport”– the subject line on an email MDL tossed our way today. (He being a former instructor at Bridgeport, back in the Old Corps.) ENJOY.  

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BTW, the New Woodpile’s Up…

And as always it kicks off with a neat little art history lesson.  What– you think I’m sort sort of philistine??

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Gun-Day Sunday: “Sabot Cindy”

In a nod to our good friends at XBradTC and their ongoing series of “Load HEAT” tributes, we bring you “Sabot Cindy”: The subtitled “translation” is priceless.

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Weapons Wednesday: Post-Election Steps

In the wake of last week’s dramatic events, gun folk (and that’s a large segment of the population) breathed a sigh of relief, as a reprieve has been given. We are under no illusions, however, that the fight for Liberty … Continue reading

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Adversaries and Allies

Questions for the audience: How do you think we are doing at a) deterring adversaries, and b) reassuring allies? Can we back up our obligations? Do our enemies, actual and potential, have cause to fear our actions and reactions? Is … Continue reading

Posted in China, Friends & Allies, Iran, Korea, Readiness, Russia, Strategy | 1 Comment

2/3 of the Way through the Crazy Year

While Obama continues his war on local law and order, funded by Progressive Sugar Daddy George Soros, Bad Vlad Putin is taking care of his peoples’ business. If Russia takes Alaskan oil fields, and given Obama’s record on Iran, Syria, … Continue reading

Posted in Defending the Homeland, Friends & Allies, Leadership, Russia, Strategy | 1 Comment