Sink the Murtha
I had missed the announcement that LPD 26 would be named after John Murtha. That’s ridiculous.
Warrior Pride Ride
A Contribuventure to support America’s wounded veterans.
Army Cancels NLOS-LS Missile System; LCS Implications Could Be Big
The LCS loses its lite alternative to vertical launch tubes.
The Desert One Debacle
A 2006 article by Mark Bowden.
Brown: ‘Get real, we need Trident’
British PM said the threat from countries such as North Korea and Iran meant it was necessary to purchase the like-for-like replacement for the continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent and keep it outside the scope of the strategic defence review.
Marine Corps SR21
Marines looking for a sniper rifle with greater range.
Lines are drawn over plans for Battleship Texas
A group called the Friends of the San Jacinto Battleground claims that the battleship museum detracts from the site and should be moved elsewhere.
Group: Army symbol is religious, should be changed
A religious watchdog group says a cross and motto on the emblem of an Army hospital in Colorado violate the constitutional requirement for separation of church and state and should be removed.
Military to seek death penalty against Hasan
Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.
Iowa Shall Issue
With an example of how ridiculous one of their counties operates under the current “may issue” law.
LRO Team Helps Track Laser Signals To Russian Rover Mirror
Bouncing lasers off of Lunokhod 1.
Navy outlines plans to put women in sub crews
First 19 female submariners to be selected this summer. They will all serve on missile boats.
U.K. to repay Iran $650 million for tanks
Payment for 1,500 Chieftains ordered before the overthrow have been frozen since 1979.
Amateur model known as ‘Katya’ revealed as Russian honeytrap bait
Kremlin using hottie to lure critics into compromising positions then posting the goods online.
Gas pipeline probe uncovers shipwrecks in Baltic Sea
Some are believed to be up to 1,000 years old.
Six essential iPhone apps for a zombie attack
Carnival of Homeschooling
Superhero theme this week.
Extra rounds for your shotgun. Seems like it would be a bit heavy up front, though.