Month: December 2007

F-35B STOVL

Commandant, Lockheed Martin unveil F35-B Lightning II –Think F/A-18 speed and maneuverability, AV-8B forward deployment, F-22 stealth, and astonishing avionics,” said Dan Crowley, Lockheed Martin executive vice president and F-35 program general manager. –Flexibility — that is the beauty of this aircraft,” said Commandant Gen. James Conway. –The flexibility that the STOVL variant of the […]

M777A2

Sgt. Nathan Stahl, section chief, Battery T, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, receives a fire mission from the fire direction center during a field exercise here Dec. 19. The M777A2 Lightweight 155mm Howitzer cannon, aka –triple seven,” brings a new set of capabilities that the formerly used M198 […]

Holy Hannah

GARLAND, Texas — The opening line to an essay that won a 6-year-old girl four tickets to an upcoming Hannah Montana concert was a powerful one: “My daddy died this year in Iraq.” Except that he didn’t. The girl’s mother admitted to contest organizers that the essay and the military information she provided about her […]

Expediamail.com

UPDATE 2: It turns out to appear that Expediamail.com is actually legit. That’s crazy. Apparently a number of coincidences occurred at the same time which made it appear that clicking on the link hosed my computer. The phukking phishing phags at Expediamail.com got me. At least in the sense that they tricked me into trying […]