Inspector ignored TB case warning
Border Agent ignored instructions and warnings about Andrew Speaker, also known as Tuberculosis Man, and let him in from Canada. But hey, the Homeland is secure.
Old Is the New New: Crane Chopper Revival?
David Axe on Joint Heavy Lift.
Night Vision Blowback?
Gen II NV for Afghan forces? Good? Bad?
Onboard a B-17 bomber above Seattle
Lots of pics.
How Joseph Wilson made fools of the Democrats
For all the Plamegate coverage about how Rove was dishing out Bushite payback, we never seem to hear a whole lot about what Wilson actually reported from Niger.
Much more below…
This was supposed to be in last week’s Linkzookery but somehow got zookered up.
Jane’s Reserved Seat
Crashed Chopper Had Dropped Off Troops
Ooof. 30-40 82nd Division troops had just hit the ground before a CH-47 went down in Hemland province, Afghanistan.
Bush’s Immigration Stance is Seriously Hurting RNC Fundraising
Whoa. Suddenly something that might make the GOP leadership sit up and take notice.
Stryker Unit Ready for Diyala Operations
After narrowly escaping the protesters in Tacoma, the brigade is finally settling in. The “surge” takes time, folks.
Peshmerga Women Steal the Show at Iraqi Handover Ceremonies
7 of 18 Iraqi Provinces now control the security and governmental operations in their region. How many Americans do you suppose know that?
Tehran’s Secret ‘Department 9000’
Part of the elite Quds Force of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Not on our side.
Rules of Engagement – VBIED
A split second to decide in Ramadi.
Russia to Build New Aircraft Carrier
As I noted earlier, at least the Homeland is secure…
China’s unmanned aerial combat vehicle “Anjian” to be displayed in Paris
Photos of a model.
Someone Claiming to be a Retired Colonel Seeks to Shut MilBlogger Down?
Why is it that there never seems to be a shortage of jackasses?
No horses allowed
Myths about immigration
This is illegal immigration we’re talking about here, folks. That means it’s different from legal immigration. Don’t act dumb and pretend that they’re the same thing. (Oh, and check this while you’re at it.
NASA gives ‘go’ to June 8 shuttle launch
Hail damage pushed flight back three months. The rest of the year’s schedule was jacked up, though it seems that flights by other shuttles shouldn’t have been affected all that much.
What’s Up, Dock?
Servicing space telescopes. You know MO loves that stuff.
A snap decision: Must 787 tests break the wing?
Though breaking wings during stress testing is normal, it’s not required if the wing reaches requirements.
Man claims film of Loch Ness monster
Couldn’t find it on YouTube, though it apparently was shown on BBC Scotland. Meanwhile, here’s a commericial (I love the “Shoot it! Shoooot it!” at the end) and recent footage of a wrecked barge in the loch.