Category Archives: VMI

“I Consider Myself a Citadel Alumna…”

This story is making the rounds amongst the Citadel Alumni- Shannon Faulkner considers herself a hero of sorts but she definitely is not.  The opening of the Citadel to women is pretty marred unlike that of VMI.  Many did not … Continue reading

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Titan Rain

Old and yet still current news. While we’re being guided to look very almost closely at Russia, a far more dedicated and successful cyber enemy taking advantage. “[Shawn] Carpenter had uncovered Titan Rain – the biggest cyber espionage campaign in … Continue reading

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Creating an Arms Race

Not since America’s children contributed one penny to fund the building of six frigates has America’s naval capabilities been in such straits. Like those days, plenty of Americans recognize their peril and have begun to reclaim our great Nation from … Continue reading

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An American Civil War: an Economy

As we’ve reviewed the concept of an American Civil War, the perspective we’ve taken is not one of combat. We’ll cover that another time because in such a war, there will be foreign intervention, and their goal will be to … Continue reading

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Asking Why

From each of us here at In The Old Corps to each of you, please have a joy-filled and safe celebration of the new year. Recapping 2017 proved easy. There were only 2 news stories this year: at any moment … Continue reading

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Football Season

I’ve enjoyed exactly two football games this season. Not NFL games – I’ve been boycotting Roger Goodell & the Limousine Liberals for several years, and the protests by a bunch of millionaires who’s talents on the football field add nothing … Continue reading

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The New National Security Strategy

Offered without comment. At the bottom of the linked page is a link to download the NSS so you may read it at your convenience. I haven’t read it yet, but have read synopses of President Trump’s summary. There is … Continue reading

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