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Let Women into Combat Units

Official disclaimer: nothing in this post reflects the views of the Department of Defense, the Army, the Marines, etc. This is only the unofficially terrible, wrong and poorly written opinion of one person who happened to have served at some point since 9/11. 2,000 more words

Military

Don't get slack!

For those keeping Lent (per my earlier post), it’s barely two weeks in and a little over four weeks to go (Easter is April 5 this year). 557 more words

Ponders

Wishful Thinking: Colossal Kaiju Combat™: Kaijuland Battles

When Did I Put This On The List? 

January 10, 2015.

Why Did I Put This On The List? 

I don’t have an enormous love of the Kaiju genre, really. 369 more words

Indie

American Sniper - Scene tension

I watched American Sniper last night, and was impressed with some things I saw.

Spoiler alert blah blah blah.

There is a scene where Chris is providing overwatch on an area where there is a humvee parked and some soldiers talking to people. 560 more words

Guts Of Writing

China's military corruption threatens Communist Party, analysts say

Beijing (dpa) – China’s Red Army, founded in 1927, holds a lofty place in Chinese Communist Party lore as a band of peasants, bandits and idealists who used guerilla tactics to stave off Japanese invasions and win the Chinese civil war. 758 more words

China

U.S. Military Records Longest Period Without a Combat Death Since 9/11

The U.S. military is currently enjoying its longest stretch without a combat death since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Wednesday marked the 75th day since American forces suffered its last fatality, when two soldiers were killed in Afghanistan’s Parwan province on Dec. 59 more words

In Love and War

Through the perils of war, the mind tries to find solace. And it did an exceptional job at that for this soldier. 2,348 more words

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