Friday Linkzookery – 23 Dec 2005

Navy Seaman Missing from Pearl Harbor Attack is Identified and Navy Seaman MIA from World War II is Identified
Seaman 2nd Class Warren P. Hickok of Kalamazoo, Mich and Seaman 2nd Class Dee Hall, of Syra, Okla. The former served on the Light Mine Layer USS Sicard on Dec. 7th, 1941, and the latter was a crewman on a PBY-5 Catalina that crashed on Kiska island in 1942.

DARPA Team Achieve First Flight Test Of Liquid Hydrocarbon Fueled Scramjet
Mach 5.5 on plain ol’ JP-10.

Omar Bradley pistol finds its home
A commemorative pistol finally reaches its rightful owner.

Santa Claus Joins the Intifada
File this under “WTF?!?!”…on IFilm

More expansion on Guam.

Power Line Broadband Comes to Texas
Murdoc is intrigued by this concept.

Table of Condiments That Periodically Go Bad
Via Buckethead.

130 academy airmen going to Iraq next month
Medical personnel, police, and support staff from the US Air Force Academy headed to the Sand Box.

Partying like it’s 1955
“Yes, ma’am, a lot of action.”

Ship has drained off an ocean of money
More on the troubled LDP-17 USS San Antonio

Rumsfeld Announces Reduction in Iraq Troop Level
Looks like, due in no small part to the successful elections and the continuing improvement of the Iraq army, the plans for reducing troop levels by two combat brigades are going to be enacted. Look for folks to credit Rep. Murtha.


  1. Ham radio operators are opposed to broadband over power line because of radio interference issues. Google ‘ham radio broadband over power line’ and see what I mean.

  2. Troop levels were pumped up by 20,000 before the election. now that same number is going home. this is a return to baseline strength.