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Driver Training in Sussex

A quick pic from this weekends Driver Training

Military Training

U.S. Marines 1/9 Buddy Rush Drills

Marines conduct a small unit exercise, using life-fire drills to hone their assault skills.

U.S. Navy Implicated in New Mass Stranding of Whales (Greece)

April 2nd, 2014. Yesterday afternoon, while the U.S. and other navies played war games somewhere offshore, Cuvier’s beaked whales began stranding along the southern coast of Crete.  888 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

MY LIFE IN THE MILITARY: Final Episode: Making the World Safe for Democracy, One Autobahn at a Time

So, if you’re interested in the rest of the story, let’s take a look at the demanding job I took on…

(For those  who have read the previous posts on this topic, you already know that in 1970 I went from expecting to risk  life and limb in artillery fire direction control in Vietnam to a cushy job as enlisted command interpreter to two generals and their staffs in Germany when the Cold War was at its height.) 1,990 more words

12e Régiment Blindé du Canada Conducts Exchange With French Army's 4e Régiment de Chasseurs

By Sébastian Lacasse, Battle Captain, D Squadron, and Samantha Bayard, Canadian Army Public Affairs

Gap, Hautes-Alpes, FRA — A new association between the 4e Régiment de Chasseurs (4ème RCh) of the French Army and D Squadron of the 12e Régiment Blindé du Canada (12 RBC) took shape during an exchange of units named Exercise CHEVALIER TRICOLORE from March 10 to 25. 762 more words

Defence Watch

Pakistan-Maldives defence relations

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan and Maldives on Monday discussed to broaden defence relations and expansion cooperation in military training, joint military exercises and defence production.

During a meeting between Chief of Defence Force, Maldives, Maj. 144 more words


Quote of the Day 3/18/14

“What has slum discomfort to do with organized murder?”

“Everything.” held a piece of abominable bacon on his fork and said, “The authorities think as you probably think, that the psychology of the soldier pivots on a terrorist instinct. 645 more words