Category Archives: Navy

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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Standards Are Ancient History

Two stories on the destruction of our military that began under Obama and continues with his maggoty leavings. First off, our Navy. We’ve come a long way from the Great White Fleet (can a sailor say that anymore?) or even … Continue reading

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DoD News: the Bad, the Good, and the Troubling

This is bad. This is very bad. This is good: a lone man, visiting the freshest graves in Arlington. This is troubling: two stories in which following one’s conscience requires not following a lawful order. Given the timeline from alert … Continue reading

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Discovering the Scope of the Necessary Cleanup

No, I’m not talking about SuperFund sites – remember those? The EPA hopes you’ve forgotten its primary mission, but no, we’re not talking about cleaning up where we live and what we drink and eat. The cleanup is what the … Continue reading

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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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