The hits keep coming:
A Navy commander cited by police in New York for driving under the influence of alcohol has lost his command.
(He) is the 17th Navy commanding officer this year to be canned, which means the service has now tied the record it set for all of 2010 for CO firings [...]
President Obama is about to take the gloves off, according to the The Hill:
President Obama is preparing to fight a political war this fall on two fronts — the first against Republicans who want his job and the second against Republicans who want to make his job more difficult.
Obama is taking dead-aim [...]
In a time of national belt-tightening, most military veterans are, I believe, amenable to the notion of some reforms to the retirement benefits system that has been in place for many decades. All of us hope, assume and expect that the worthies of the Defense Business Board will make their recommendations to reform that [...]
Admiral Bill McRaven speaks on the use of DevGru forces for IRF duties in Afghanistan:
The new commander of American Special Operations forces has defended the use of commandos in a Navy Seals unit to back up a raid in Afghanistan earlier this month that ended in tragedy when a Chinook helicopter was shot [...]
Writing in the New York Times, opinionist Roger Cohen pats himself and our president on the back for our successful intervention in Libya:
The intervention has been done right — with the legality of strong United Nations backing, full support from America’s European allies, and quiet arming of the rebels. The Libyan people have [...]
Three people were injured when a small plane crashed into the back of their car near Napa County Airport Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The Beechcraft A36 Bonanza lost engine power and crash landed on state Highway 29 near Airport Boulevard where it rear-ended a 2007 Infiniti around 12:35 [...]
So, after yesterday’s screed against the media elites, your host traveled first to Venice Beach with his youngest daughter and only wife, on account of the former hadn’t been and the latter wanted to have a look at Teh Crazy. From thence we had planned to navigate via the beautiful Pacific Coast Highway to [...]
The US military should allow anti-military filmmakers open access to their personnel and use of their equipment.
The longer and more nuanced reading is that the military exercises some control over Hollywood movie scripts which ask to use actual military personnel and equipment. This is cast by Mr. Sirota as something [...]
While the number one and two spots within the terrorist al Qaeda network were safely occupied by Osama bin Laden and Ayman al Zawahry over the years, the number three spot has always been a precarious posting. The top two men were content to hide themselves away and issue orders through couriers, but someone [...]