Marine Corps short 6 infantry battalions, Navy short 100 ships, this new strength index says Philip Athey

Marine Lance Cpl. Tyler Pearson watches his sector of fire during an amphibious assault on Kings Beach in Bowen, Queensland, Australia, during Exercise Talisman Saber 2019. (Sgt. 1st Class Whitney C. Houston/Army)   The Navy and Marine Corps are only “marginally” capable of meeting America’s national security needs, according to a new scorecard from The Heritage … Continue reading “Marine Corps short 6 infantry battalions, Navy short 100 ships, this new strength index says Philip Athey”

The Battle of Guam

My Grandmother Alice was a Navy Nurse on Guam during WWII. She had some mighty interesting stories about that time of her life. She was also a real pistol and one good shot too, I miss her so! Grumpy

Why does it sound like to me, that the Aussies are going to throw some Folks under the Bus?

Elite Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghan civilians amid a culture of ‘blood lust,’ report alleges By Angus Watson, Ben Westcott and Brad Lendon, CNN Updated 6:27 AM ET, Thu November 19, 2020   Canberra, Australia (CNN)Australian elite forces allegedly killed 39 Afghans civilians and prisoners unlawfully in an environment where “blood lust” and “competition killings” were reportedly … Continue reading “Why does it sound like to me, that the Aussies are going to throw some Folks under the Bus?”

America’s Forgotten War & the 1911 That Saved My Friend’s Life by WILL DABBS

Like most major wars, the Korean Conflict was a brutal and pitiless bloodbath. It is in the small stories that one can begin to grasp the drama. The war in Korea spanned from June 1950 until July 1953 and ultimately claimed more than 44,000 American lives. The first major proxy war fought between communism and … Continue reading “America’s Forgotten War & the 1911 That Saved My Friend’s Life by WILL DABBS”