Boeing: AF Had Worries About EADS Boom
Air Force worries about the risk associated with EADS’ boom performance, however, weren’t included in the final assessment of scoring for the team.
Helicopter retires after service in Vietnam, Iraq
MH-53 Pave Low helped lead attempt to rescue approximately 50 American prisoners of war from the Son Tay prison camp in North Vietnam in 1970.
‘Dungeons & Dragons’ faces future online
Though this is an inevitable (and sorta cool) move, nothing beats paper, dice and face to face gaming.
[Royal] Marine threw himself onto grenade
I had seen this headline about Lance Corporal Matt Croucher being nominated for the Victoria Cross, but I hadn’t realized THAT THE GUY LIVED. We don’t often see the highest honors awarded other than posthumously lately, it seems. This is great.
James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights by Richard Labunski
Listening to this on audiobook right now. Pretty good.
Obama supporter Oprah takes a big dive
82 percent of respondents claimed Oprah’s endorsement would make no difference in their vote, while 8 percent said it would make them more likely to vote for Obama and 10 percent indicated it would make them less likely to do so.
Back From The Dead
Torpedoes at Strategy Page.
College student motors around town in homemade tank
“Panzer parking. Violators will be totaled.”
B-1B readiness drops 4 years in a row
Even before the B-1B Lancer caught fire Friday after landing in the Middle East, statistics were showing that the heavy bomber of choice for missions in Iraq and Afghanistan has experienced a steady decline in mission-capable and availability rates since 2003.
Tank builder finds himself focus of fame
There was frost in the ground when the tigers broke free.
Cosmetic surgery business sags as purse strings tighten [NOT SATIRE]
The sub-prime loan crisis, the housing slump and the general decline of the economy have claimed another covey of victims. Anthony is in the real estate business, and under current conditions, the cosmetic treatments — at $1,800 or more a pop — can no longer be squeezed into her budget.
The Star Destroyer Project
Stand by, Ion Control…