I’ll be traveling today and won’t be back online until later tomorrow, so here’s a Happy Easter from Murdoc and his family to you and yours.
Month – March 2008
Barack Obama’s military adviser said this about our presence in the Middle East: We’ll be there a century, hopefully. If it works right. A century. Hopefully. If it works. Writes Captain Ed: This should raise some eyebrows on the Obama campaign’s willful deception on this point. But it won’t.
India, Russia meet for aircraft carrier talks Still haggling over the cost of refitting it. Recall that we might be offering the Indians the Kitty Hawk if they change their mind and go with F-18s over MiG-29s. Inside the Bridge: Behind the scenes of a strike into Pakistan BMW Diesel Beats Prius in Economy Run […]
Faith in the Foxhole: How a soldier embraced his faith amidst the chaos of war This is the cover story in this month’s Faith Grand Rapids magazine. Though Ed Czyzyk was a Marine and not a soldier, it’s a great look at a local guy who served in World War 2: More than six decades […]
Mar. 17, 2008 – Iraqi army soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Military Iraqi and U.S. Army soldiers react to small arms fire during a joint battlefield circulation patrol March 17, 2008, in Mosul, Iraq. The U.S. Soldiers are assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division Military Transition Team and a personal […]
A round-up of some good links in the DC Gun Ban case, including links to other big round-ups, over at GunPundit.
“Yes, sir, the pause that refreshes.” General George Patton raises the level of the Rhine a tad.March 24, 1944 Jeff Jacoby’s Patton and the 2008 vote: “Americans love a winner,” Patton growled, “and will not tolerate a loser. Americans despise cowards. Americans play to win – all the time. I wouldn’t give a hoot in […]
Got this note in my inbox from the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA): This week marks the fifth anniversary of the war in Iraq, but you might not have seen much about it on TV recently. Just 3% of the news in February was dedicated to the war and fewer than one in […]
The new season begins [next] [on a] Friday. Good.
Kamikaze about to hit USS Missouri11 April 1945 Kamikaze Compared To Suicide Bombers Over at Strategy Page they discuss the campaign of suicide bombers in Iraq: This effort has become the second largest suicide attack campaign in the last century. The largest was the Japanese use of suicide pilots, in air attacks on the U.S. […]