National Guard set to pull out of New Orleans Honestly, I didn’t know that there were still NG units stationed in New Orleans.
Month: February 2009
Stupid or Lying In which Murdoc explains his feelings about Obama supporters who claim to have not known the big guy was going to reinstate a federal AWB. The Skeleton Tank This beastie was an experimental tank built in 1918 by the Pioneer Tractor Company, Winona, Minnesota. Fox to develop ‘Narnia 3’ Dropped by Disney, […]
One of Peru’s subs has a lot of marine growth. Maybe it’s for hiding in the littoral. Go see the pic and info at Rummell’s.
BAE Press release: Future Combat Systems Program Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon Fires Excalibur Simulation Rounds MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BAE Systems successfully fired Excalibur simulation rounds from the first XM1203 Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) Cannon prototype at a U.S. Army test site. BAE Systems used Excalibur simulation rounds that mirror the mass of actual Excalibur rounds with tactical bases. The test firing […]
I’d seen a couple of these before, but not all of them. It seems I’ve seen at least one other that isn’t included, too, that I think was a different take on the “Ice Planet Zero” image and was used as a cover for the novelization I read when Battlestar Galactica first came out. (Though […]
Army charity hoards millions It sounds like the big green dragon is hoarding AER contributions, an Army version of Smaug sleeping on his pile of Dwarven gold under the Lonely Mountain: Between 2003 and 2007 — as many military families dealt with long war deployments and increased numbers of home foreclosures — Army Emergency Relief […]
The Springfield Armory National Historic Site is in the running with about a bazillion other subjects to be put on the back of the Massachusetts edition of the next state quarters series. It got Murdoc’s vote.
Leaked picture from the early days of the Bush administration:
What an ass. Here’s some in-depth coverage of the war in Afghanistan: There are many tribes at Bagram. The dominant ones are easily identifiable by their digital camo, bad haircuts, and guns banging against their butts even in the chow hall. The other main tribe, the contractors, are recognizable by their Fu Manchu mustaches, Realtree […]