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Back to Basics

Good for the Commandant of the Marine Corps General “Smilin Bob” Neller, he has directed that everyone learn how to use a map and compass… 19 more words

Settling the Score Between the Army and Navy, Hawaii 1944

Baseball is and has been played on every surface imaginable, gravel, dirt, tarmac, turf (both natural and artificial) and even concrete. The locations can be almost anywhere: in the middle of a palatial stadium, encircled with 45,000 spectators or in a Midwestern cornfield with a lone bleacher stand enough for 10 viewers. 1,049 more words


Polly and The Blair Witch Project

I ran into a friend online who I hadn’t spoken to in years.  It was a short Facebook interaction, but she brought up the fact that we had seen a movie together eons back.  545 more words


WOW! World's largest 'burn chamber' to destroy 15 million lbs of M6 propellant

CAMP MINDEN, LA (WGNO) — Have you ever wondered what the military does with all the extra explosives it has lying around?

Here’s the answer: 216 more words


Desert Storm Part 19: The calm before the storm

It is 25 years since the 1991 Gulf War when British troops contributed (OP GRANBY) to the successful Allied operation which prevented Saddam’s invasion of Saudi Arabia (DESERT SHIELD) and then liberated Kuwait (DESERT STORM). 1,824 more words

British Army

One hundred books to read. #92: Ender's Game

This is an entertaining book, but I suspect that it may have overstretched itself in trying to be something deeper than simply a good read. 682 more words

One Hundred Books To Read


Situation Friendly Forces

24 January

Troops conducted a clearance operation in the vicinity of CHUKUN GUDU, GWOZA LGA, BORNO State killing 1 suspect and injuring several others and capturing 2 double barrel shotguns, 4 x 9mm rounds, 1 x solar panel and mechanics tools… 941 more words

Counter Insurgency