Category Archives: Idiocy

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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Ragnar Reports: Another Tradition Down the Shitter?

Our man Ragnar weighed in by email today, reporting that, “Rats evidently are no longer compelled to salute Jackson statue.” He added that he’s trying to confirm. Can anyone yea-or-nay this?

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Living with Pigs

I had a good vacation, the first since 2002. Two weeks of no computer, news feeds, and work intruding. I liked it so much I’m doing it again next month around Thanksgiving. You’re welcome! The title doesn’t refer to riding … Continue reading

Posted in VMI, Veterans' Issues, Idiocy, Readiness, Stray Voltage, Cyberwar | 5 Comments

The Sergeant Major of the Army Is At It Again

I won’t comment on all the ideas, I have not had time to digest them.  Off the top of my head I think Up or Out for NCOs is stupid, just like I think it is stupid for well performing … Continue reading

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Decisions

Listverse provides two lists for us today. The Top 10 Worst Military Decisions In History paired with the Top 10 Utterly Useless Military Commanders. Popular Mechanics wants to rehash the decision the USAF made to select the YF-22, now F-22, … 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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Ezekiel’s Confederate Monument at Arlington Now Under Fire

Sad, but true. A great man is now being “othered.” (And we are too.)

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