Category Archives: Navy

Fat Leonard vs Marines United

Good friend and co-worker Wang sends this link, under the subject, “Fat Leonard vs Marines United,” containing this quote among several: In my own judgment, the Marine scandal, if by no means trivial, qualifies as the lesser of the two. … Continue reading

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Fat Leonard Strikes Again

The scandal that won’t die. Wow– According to prosecutors, Francis had picked up the tab on widespread debauchery including a May 2008 “raging multi-day party, with a rotating carousel of prostitutes, during which the conspirators drank all of the Dom … Continue reading

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Pregnant Sailors Causing Big Problems for the Navy

The US Navy, once the acknowledged master of the seas, has a pregnancy problem. Apparently, “16 out of 100 Navy women are reassigned from ships to shore duty due to pregnancy.” And that number is up from previous years. And … Continue reading

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Aircraft Carriers: A Brief Survey

Aircraft carriers are the monarchs of the sea, and arguably the third best strategic weapon  in the US arsenal, after nukes and little groups of paratroopers. Since the Russians, Chinese and Indians already have nukes and paratroops/Gurkhas, they have begun exploring the exciting world … Continue reading

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POTUS Taps Philip Bilden for SecNav

A very interesting choice. RTWT. What say you? If you say, “He was never in the Navy!” then I say, “Neither was Theodore Roosevelt.” (Or Frank the Cripple. Or Winston Churchill.) Like I said– i n t e r e … Continue reading

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From Europe to Asia

After you’ve read Lt. Col. P’s post on the future of warfare in Europe, consider these opinions concerning future warfare in the Pacific – sure to drive the isolationists crazy! 355-ship Navy Days of N. Korea’s Kim are Numbered: Defector North … Continue reading

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It’s About Damn Time: Navy Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Boats

G O O D . Those people need to be shown the potential costs of provocation.

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