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Smitty's Letter XIV - "On the Move Again"

Letter XIV                                    “On the Move” (again)                        undated due to censorship

Dear Mom,  We have been at sea now for three days heading toward someplace the Land and the great white father in Washington only knows. 710 more words

History

The Honours System, Put Simply

The honours system has existed for centuries, and served to recognise “people who have: made achievements in public life committed themselves to serving and helping Britain”. 829 more words

Politics Put Simply

The truth about Russia's defence budget

European Council on Foreign Relations, 27 March 2017

Contrary to recent claims, Russia’s defence budget has not been slashed for 2017.

Orthodoxies about Moscow’s military ambitions suddenly seemed questioned when respected source of defence news, IHS… 891 more words

Review Article

Dark America, Part 9 - Cooks in the Kitchen

Continued from Part 8, here.

Even after agreeing to share her story, Sara pulled another truculent maneuver, one that only worked when its user was under fifteen years old. 1,328 more words

Over The River And Through The Woods

Here’s a little more background info about me: my best friend in the world is in the military. He also happens to be my boyfriend. We had been really good friends for about 5 years before it became public knowledge that we decided to date…we’re going to call him Jackson. 1,800 more words

Quicksand

Study shows economic impact of Cumberland County military bases ahead of possible cuts

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) – Leaders in Cumberland County paid for an engineering and feasibility study to show the federal government the benefits of its military bases. 317 more words

News

To The Wildfire Of War

Before I begin let me say….I know that these types of posts are not popular…I say that by the number of visitors that do NOT come to them.  585 more words

International Situations