AF pic for the day. Click for a larger version: U.S. Air Force Capt. Tony Bierenkoven, of the West Coast F-15 Eagle aircraft Demonstration Team out of Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., dismounts his aircraft after flying a practice demonstration routine for the Sentry Eagle 2007 open house at Kingsley Field , Ore., Aug. 10, […]
Month – October 2007
Michael Goldfarb noted some Unprecedented Stupidity at HuffPo. Seriously, it’s some good stuff. I was all set to dig into it myself, but John at Op-For basically covered all the bases I was going for, so go read what he has to say as well. One thing: Who would have ever guessed that regular old […]
Guard soldiers pass on lessons learned in Iraq The Pennsylvania National Guard’s 56th Brigade has been alerted that it could be deployed to Iraq in early 2009. The brigade, the only one in the National Guard with Strykers, is still transitioning. The troops have been training on Strykers for two years, and now it’s time […]
Time for the annual fundraiser for Project Valour-IT. Murdoc has once again been drafted by Team USAF. Project Valour-IT, in memory of SFC William V. Ziegenfuss, helps provide voice-controlled and adaptive laptop computers to wounded Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines recovering from hand wounds and other severe injuries at major military medical centers. Operating laptops […]
The MQ-9 Predator-B: Designed from the outset to hunt fleeing meatsacks and cut them down like corn Link sent by a reader who writes I shouldn’t laugh at the wording in the article. Shouldn’t, but do. See here for a Predator B with all the options. Or here for a kinder, gentler killbot.
Not quite so special due to revised marketing plans.
It appears that previous claims were just plain wrong. A story in USA Today, erm, today, includes this: In last week’s spending request, the Pentagon said sniper attacks have quadrupled in the past year and, if unchecked, the attacks could eclipse roadside bombs as the top killer of U.S. troops. However, the rate of sniper […]
They can’t handle the inconvenient truth! From the Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS), Florida State University. My point here isn’t that the climate is fine or that there is no global warming or that climate change doesn’t affect tropical storms or hurricanes. My point is that the climate alarmists don’t know what the hell […]
Here’s one for the virtual trophy case: Seems pretty cool. I hope I don’t have to give an acceptance speech or anything. From the site: Presentation of these awards can bring acclaim and notoriety beyond their wildest imaginings. I don’t know…I can imagine quite a bit…