Regret the light load today, it’s a deadline he’s under. Two chapters, precious. Full of stuff like this:
Once a commonly accepted set of metrics had been developed, other improvements to the production system were possible. One of these was a transition to a production view of resources
Sounds a bit more like the keystone cops:
Militants ambushed an opium poppy eradication force in southern Afghanistan, sparking clashes that left 25 Taliban fighters and a policeman dead, police said Thursday. Four other militants died when a bomb went off…
Last year was the deadliest in Afghanistan since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion. More [...]
Meridian, Mississippi was something of a sportsman’s paradise. There were two good bass lakes around the airfield and excellent hunting in the forest surrounding the runways. Dove and wood ducks in September with the summer’s oppressive heat not quite yet a memory. Quail and woodcock in the fall with the harvest. The long walk [...]
Worth keeping in mind the fact that only God can peer into a man’s soul:
A Tampa family laid their 26-year-old son to rest Friday, honoring the sacrifice he made for his country.
“Our son has died with great honor, and this is not bestowed on anyone,” said Mehboob Jivanjee, whose son, Ali Jivanjee, [...]
Prince Harry does it the JTAC in Afghanistan, patrols on foot. Shockingly quiescent Brit media scooped by Oz, Drudge. Royal snit follows.
Still: Good on ‘im.
Update: Royal lodgings
Update 2: Well, I guess it was good while it lasted.
Morning starts with the shoes getting their divtacs jollies in, and showing their hospitality to visitors by giving away the CO’s soap box. Aviators have more fun though, especially if they’re the contract variety. Sometimes however, they perform unnatural acts (DADT). At least we’re not running an escort service.
The air boss gets a [...]
The Sultana of Snark has connected teh dots between W’s signature educational accomplishment and the execrable performance of students at Our Nation’s Finest Schools and Colleges.
Get thee to her convent, go. And then hope.
Looks like we maybe lost another missile:
A missile today struck a house in a Pakistani region known as being a haven for Al Qaeda, killing 10 suspected militants, intelligence officials and residents said.
The attack took place near Kaloosha village in the South Waziristan tribal region on the Afghan border.
A security official [...]