Special Thursday edition due to the holiday.
Bosses Delete Outspoken Army Blog
LT G shut down.
Realistic PT For Combat
A lot of training has changed from PC and safe to realistic in the face of, well, the real world. That is a good thing.
Surprising fact: Half of gun deaths are suicides
It’s not surprising to those who follow the gun control debate.
U.S. Satellites Snooping on Iraqi Army
They damn well better be.
U.S., Poland reach accord on interceptors
Negotiators have finalized an agreement to base 10 missile interceptors on Polish soil as part of a U.S. defense shield.
Where’s the “First”?
McCain has gone from “secure the borders first” to “secure the borders.” What I see as the largest gaping hole in the McCain candidacy just keeps getting bigger.
10,000th MRAP Delivered To DoD
Once things got ramped up, these started rolling off the lines left and right. The jury is still out on the long-term place for these vehicles.
EF-52 Back From The Dead
The air force plans to buy 24 sets of pods, for a force of 34 B-52s.
Britain to sign deal for biggest ever aircraft carriers
The Queen Elizabeth class will displace 65,000 tons. The CVF program has been plagued with just about everything, and the French recently indicated that they were no longer interested in teaming up with the Brits and using their design.
Video: Unmanned Quad-Rotorcraft
Stanford Testbed of Autonomous Rotorcraft for Multi-Agent Control (STARMAC)
More on the San Francisco Case
Civil rights lawsuit in Sanfranciscostan over guns.
US Oil Consumption Falls Back To 2002 Level
Two decades of government programs couldn’t do half of what $4 gas did in a few months.
‘He just didn’t want to listen’
Man with pregnant wife and child in the house shoots intruder. Luckily, his failure to take the safety off the first time didn’t cost him.
Then & Now: Grown-Up Child Stars Of The Day
Some have aged better than others.
Many Commuters Shift To Motorcycles And Scooters
If I lived and worked where this made sense, I would consider it.
Lots of AKs
A field of weapons captured by Iraqi forces during ops against Sadr’s thugs.