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Ralph Peters: What our nation would get with Gen. Mattis as Defense Secretary

Fox News, by Ralph Peters, December 2, 2016:

I’m lucky enough to know General James Mattis slightly. Just well enough to trust him unreservedly with our military and our nation’s security. 1,881 more words

Counter Jihad Report

For Those Who Serve

It was Tuesday. I was at work and it was lunch. There were several students in my classroom: one taking a vocabulary quiz that she’d been absent for, another finishing an assignment that she needed extra time on, and a third asking me to help her format her paper to MLA specifications. 813 more words


Why So Few Undergrad Veterans at Duke?

Ever wonder why so few veterans are enrolled as undergrads at Duke University? The New York Times has

The numbers aren’t exactly a guarded secret, but they also aren’t something the university wants the military community to know. 572 more words


2016 Marine Corps Marathon Race Report

2016 has not been the year for me when it comes to marathons. And this one was uglier than all the rest. Having said that, ignoring performance, this was still an amazing experience and a bucket-list race I would definitely recommend to others to run at least once.  3,069 more words


Firearms Friday: Suppressing an Entire Infantry Battalion?

Quite possibly. 2d MarDiv is looking at just that, even as we speak:

Maj. Gen. John Love of 2nd Marine Division out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, is gathering data on the way suppressors improve battlefield communication and efficiency.

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Arms And The Citizen

A Marginal Marine Corps

Ray Mabus’s and Barack Obama’s service to Bad Vlad Putin is the gift that keeps on giving. Today’s gift: a Marine Corps rated “Marginal… 55 more words

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Finally a Post

I look at the calendar and see November 17, 2016. I check back to my WordPress account and see my last post was written on October 14. 1,097 more words