Category Archives: Marine Corps

The Hell of the Wonder-weapon

History is the enumeration of facts about warfare. War forms the basis of the discipline of studying history. And one salient fact of war is the Wonder-weapon. The Wonder-weapon is a technological marvel that changes tactics, and initially provides a … Continue reading

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Birth of a Marine Corps and Other Nuclear News

Japan is birthing a Marine Corps after 73 years. Japan, thanks to China and North Korea, is rearming finally. What will be interesting will be how Japan rebuilds its society to include warriors over the legal and cultural obstacles America … Continue reading

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Is What Is Old New Again?

The Navy rethinks the Cold War and where the front lines are. Meanwhile, the Marine Corps explores the novelty of returning to being the world’s premier combat force. It seems the Diversity Chorus’s final exam question “if you kill a … Continue reading

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Gun-Day Monday: Marine Reunited With His World War II Rifle

THIS. Is. A. GREAT. Story. Sadly, there are “men” in the U.S. today who won’t understand this article. They’ve never heard the bang nor felt the kick, nor the quickened pulse on the qualification range during the rapid fire string, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Marines!

https://www.dvidshub.net/video/embed/561959 And here’s an appropriate birthday present for all Marines– “Court Overturns Marine Sniper’s Conviction for Urinating on Dead Taliban Fighters”

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Bergdahl, Russia, and Discipline

Leading off is a very incendiary editorial calling the Army’s treatment of members of SGT Bergdahl’s unit into question. I have to admit, what about this affair at that unit’s level required a Non-Disclosure Agreement with threats of punishment – … Continue reading

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Friday Techday: a Game of Clouds

Most of you have heard about the latest outrageous computer hack – this time of Equifax. There is no database system that can’t be hacked, either from the inside or the outside. Information Security is a misnomer since no data … Continue reading

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