Heading up to KPTV in a T-34B, just for the All Red Star that’s in it.
Spur of the moment kind of thing, got a call from a friend and so on.
I’ll be off the grid, talk amongst yerselves.
Your hosts is independently informed by two different sources that these our humble scribblings have been awarded “Best Veteran’s Milblog”, after the late unpleasantness with those submariners. Who, if they hadn’t have thrown the gauntlet down might have borne the bell away, etc. Ourselves being utterly unaware of the competition’s existence, even.
So much [...]
When it comes to handing the news media, the president’s staff has a pernicious habit of punching below their weight class. Back in 2009, it was Fox News. Now the same folks who promised the most open and transparent administration in history are picking on a San Francisco Chronicle reporter who had the temerity [...]
More info is leaking out about the Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel (TRAP) mission executed in Libya last month:
As that back door opened, I see a group of young Marine recon units jump out, and that was probably the best feeling I’ve ever felt in my entire life,’ Major Harney said on [...]
Israel has been watching the “Arab spring” with some trepidation, according to Ted Koppel:
It is provocative, but not entirely inaccurate, to suggest that U.S. foreign policy these past few months has been sufficiently erratic to make America’s allies reconsider the degree to which we can be trusted—and our adversaries re-evaluate the degree to [...]
McDonald’s had a little hiring event last week. Ended up being quite the thing:
McDonald’s Corp. (MCD), the world’s biggest restaurant chain, said it hired 24 percent more people than planned during an employment event this month.
McDonald’s and its franchisees hired 62,000 people in the U.S. after receiving more than one million applications, [...]
Still raining command pins:
The commander of a guided-missile destroyer has been relieved of command while the Navy investigates allegations of misconduct.
The San Diego-based Third Fleet says (the commanding officer) of the USS Momsen was relieved Wednesday due to what’s termed “loss of confidence in his ability to command.” He was reassigned to [...]