Mullen: Army must return to 12-month tours
I think almost everyone would like to see the cut back to 12-month deployments, but I think reducing the use of National Guard troops should come first.
Coalition, Mahdi Army clash over cease-fire
Uneasy truce. Barely. For now. Maybe.
Judge: Bush Cannot Exempt Navy, Allow Use Of Sonar
ASW training off again.
S.O.G. Tactical Assault Rifle
Pics from the SHOT Show.
Bush Plan Allots No Money For GE Engine
The second engine for the F-35 has been on again/off again for years.
Gates Raises Other Options to Afghanistan Troop Deployment
“If somebody can’t send combat soldiers in certain areas because of the politics at home then perhaps they could pay for helicopters or provide helicopters,” said Gates.
Shift in Tactics Aims to Revive Struggling Insurgency
Al-Qaeda in Iraq Hopes A Softer Approach Will Win Back Anbar Sunnis
We need to show staying power to get trust. When we get enough trust, we win.
Carnival of Homeschooling – Acrostic Edition
Lots of links at Beverly’s Homeschooling Blog.
Analytics According to Captain Kirk
Statistically analyzing the fatality rate of the red shirts in classic Star Trek. (Hint: It’s bad.)
NASA Launches Atlantis
Carrying the Columbus space lab.
Progress M-63 Docks With ISS
The Soyuz/Progress program has been astoundingly successful for decades.
A new service for screenwriters. I haven’t tried it out yet. Send me big bucks and I’ll write you a screenplay.
Digital crisis: Motion pictures may fade to black
Archiving films, which is something I’ve been interested in for a while. I had no idea how much more expensive it is to do it digitally. That doesn’t seem to make sense to me.
Bill would prohibit gun confiscation in Wyoming
There has been a lot of push for this since the Great New Orleans Gun Grab.