Category Archives: Just for Fun

Rogue 1: a Battle Study

This battle study is brilliant!

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Ghost Stories

Practically the only ghosts at VMI are First Classmen in good standing and with a full tank of gas. Because VMI’s history as an armory, and as a source of military personnel – some of whom were killed in action … Continue reading

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Tanks for Sale

YES! Clearance sale by the Normandy Tank Museum, which is, sadly, closing its doors (hatches?). And more than just tanks, in fact all sorts of vehicles, including a 1943 Harley in US Navy livery. That’s pretty neat. How did the … Continue reading

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Gunday Sunday: Transformation Hunting, Barbary Sheep in New Mexico

There I was with only two weekends left on my tag.  I’d just changed assignments and had come out of NTC as an OC/T 1 February.  I’d been pretty beaten up, was starting to rebuild my body so that I … Continue reading

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Thursday Theater: March or Die

Anyone remember the great old film from the late 70s, “March or Die”? I remember it well, my father took me one saturday to see it. At that point in my life I was not fully capable of appreciating the … Continue reading

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Op-Ed on UCMJ and Sexual Conduct

URR sent this last night during a mutual exchange of Flashman Day greetings. (And that’s not a euphemism, either.) Why would the UCMJ ban threesomes, or all group sex for that matter? How is doggy-style or cowgirl (including reverse) less … Continue reading

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“How Bad Would A Radiological Terror Attack Be?”

Answer: Bad, but how bad depends on what the weapon is. It’s “no secret” that organizations like Al-Qaeda and ISIS “are interested in securing nuclear materials so they can use them for terrorist attacks,” Dr. Timothy Jorgensen, a professor of … Continue reading

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