or How To Break Down A Door Alright, let’s get this out of the way first: kicking down a door is not the best option for opening a locked door. It will damage the door and cost you lots of money to fix it. It is better to call a locksmith, pick the lock, or … Continue reading “How to Break Down a Door: An Illustrated Guide by Brett & Kate McKay”
I have seen and worked with a few of the Queen’s Soldiers. Most of whom are some pretty good guys. In Spite of the times that I could not understand a word they were saying! But the bottom line with these guys. Is that they are they are a lot of fun and some really … Continue reading “Tommy Atkins- Art of the British Soldier”
The U.S. Army has never been a particularly agile beast when it came to bold new technologies. Horse cavalrymen were dragged kicking and screaming into tanks during World War II, and the grunts and tankers of the ’50s viewed the helicopter with a tolerant skepticism at best. In 1963 the 11th Air Assault Division was testing … Continue reading “The Guns of U.S. Army Aviation in Vietnam — Personal Defense Weapons on Slicks, Snakes & Loaches by WILL DABBS”
I am sure glad that I did not have to carry this one! Name Manufacturer Image Cartridge Country Year 7.62 Tkiv 85 Valmet 7.62×53mmR Finland 1984 Accuracy International Arctic Warfare Accuracy International 7.62×51mm NATO .308 Winchester United Kingdom 1982 Accuracy International AS50 Accuracy International .50 BMG United Kingdom 2007 Accuracy International AW50 Accuracy International … Continue reading “List of Sniper Rifles”
So what is this thing called the VA going to be all about sir?
Medal of Honor, Vietnam War Robert Howard Medal of Honor: Oral Histories Medal of Honor: Oral Histories SOG’S FIERCEST WARRIOR: COLONEL ROBERT L. HOWARD Medal of Honor, Vietnam War Robert Howard Medal of Honor: Oral Histories Medal of Honor: Oral Histories By Maj. John L. Plaster, USA … Continue reading “What I call a REAL STUD!”
General H Norman Schwarzkopf passes on… General Schwarzkopf was the General that was responsible for the success of Desert Storm, We in the storm called him “our General”, From everything that I read, he and the other officers that were the product of Vietnam war, vowed not to repeat the mistakes that hamstrung the American … Continue reading “6 years ago We lost a good man! All I can say is that the Army could use a lot more of men like him in the officers Corp!”
Maynard Harrison SmithFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Maynard Harrison Smith Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson awarding the Medal of Honor to S/Sgt. Smith Nickname(s) Snuffy Smith Born May 19, 1911 Caro, Michigan Died May 11, 1984 (aged 72) Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA Place of burial Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Allegiance United States of … Continue reading “Just One Mission! (I like him)”