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Anarchy looms in Nigeria, as ‘constitution is now suspended’ - Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has raised the alarm that Nigeria was drifting towards a state of anarchy, calling on the international community to intervene and rescue the country from turning to a war zone, where mass killings is a usual occurrence. 432 more words

News

How Close to Danger

R.T. Castleberry’s writing has appeared in Comstock Review, Green Mountains Review, Santa Fe Literary Review, The Alembic, Pacific Review, RiverSedge… 251 more words

Death

A different sort of self inflicted wound: Canada's helicopter follies

The category of promises made but, maybe, not quite kept, might be where we might put Team Trudeau‘s UN peacekeeping mission to Mali, according to… 1,082 more words

Justin Trudeau

BPD's Aviation Unit AKA Foxtrot

Everyone kept saying “Foxtrot, this and foxtrot that” and until this class I had no idea what that meant. I knew foxtrot was the word for the letter F in cool people lingo, and I know how to foxtrot…but apparently Foxtrot is also the cool lingo for flight. 383 more words

Bmore Fun

Random Days

Some days, when I’m outside in the lane way checking tyres, or taking pictures of rims for Gumtree, I see VH-IDW flying overhead. Victor 65, the VFR route that takes helicopters in a loop around Perth’s city centre, ends overhead Herdsman lake, which is basically across the road from the shop. 743 more words

Australia

Helicopters hold live-fire drills in southeast China

AFP

BEIJING (AFP) – Chinese combat helicopters conducted live-fire drills with missiles off the country’s southeast coast, state media said Thursday, without confirming whether the exercises took place in the sensitive Taiwan Strait.The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) exercise took place Wednesday and involved various types of helicopters that tested “all-weather operational capability of the air force at sea,” the official Xinhua news agency said. 268 more words

National Museum of the Marine Corps

A fun place to visit is the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Fascinating to learn the history of the “expeditionary force” and their worldwide involvement since the 19th century.