Category Archives: Readiness

Rebuilding Our Navy

The big news is Newport News – 2 aircraft carriers to be built! With the carriers comes the rest of the materiel and personnel, unless 2 or more older carriers are retired and sold off. The big questions in my … Continue reading

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An American Civil War: the Home Front

There’s been rhetorical shots fired in the war between America and secessionist California, one in which Californians will lose. Those are the breaks though. When South Carolina’s militia, augmented by The Citadel’s Corps of Cadets, fired on Fort Sumter, there … 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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An American Civil War, Part II

Thank you to Davey, Dwayne Lunsford and MajW DC for their thoughtful comments on Part I of ‘An American Civil War.’ This post is a response to those comments. There are some data points out there that should give one … 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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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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To Drain the Defense Acquisition Swamp, First Get Rid of the Water

An interesting fact: the people who break the rules of Defense Acquisition – FOGO, Acquisition officers (uniformed and career civil servants), and the contractors who advise them – don’t pay one thin dime. We do. We always do. The problems … Continue reading

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