Category Archives: The Military Art

The US Army can’t feed troops in the field?

Well, well, pilgrim turcopoles. National Guard soldiers and airmen are being fed what amounts to garbage during their Pelosi/Schumer inspired occupation of the US capital? 50 0f them got sick from eating whatever kind of crap the Democrats want to … Continue reading

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Scots wa hae wi Wallace bled …

“Scots, wha hae wi’ Wallace bled,Scots, wham Bruce has aften led;Welcome to your gory bed,         Or to victory! Now’s the day, and now’s the hour;See the front o’ battle lour;See approach proud Edward’s power—         Chains and slavery! Wha will be a traitor … Continue reading

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Time to end the MADness?

“Mutually assured destruction (MAD) is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides would cause the complete annihilation of both the attacker and the defender (see pre-emptive nuclear strike and second strike).[1] It is based on the theory of deterrence, which … Continue reading

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The Evolution of USCYBERCOM – TTG

New Thinking Taking Root  The essays in this volume describe ways in which U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) has evolved over the decade since Secretary of Defense Robert Gates directed its establishment in June 2009. Its current commander, Gen. Paul Nakasone, … Continue reading

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HARPER: THE LESSONS OF STALINGRAD BY STEVE DOUGLAS

After hearing a lecture by my friend Steve Douglas on the lessons of the battle of Stalingrad, I urged him to write this essay on the topic.  Given the current toxic relationship between the United States and Russia–the two predominant … Continue reading

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77th Brigade revisited

"The personnel of 77th Brigade is not that of your typical military unit. Soldiers in the 77th Brigade, which was formed in 2015, are based in Berkshire and spend their time producing video and audio content, using data to understand how … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to The World Turned Upside Down by Fred

On the 17th of October, 1781 – General Charles Cornwallis offers his surrender to the Americans at Yorktown, Virginia. Let's raise a glass and listen along to the song that brings such cheer.

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“HOUTHIS STRIKE RIYADH WITH MISSILES AND DRONES…”

"Late on September 10, the Saudi capital of Riyadh came under a missile and drone attack from the Ansar Allah movement (more widely known as the Houthis). The Yemeni missile and air forces, loyal to the Houthi government, announced that … Continue reading

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The labyrinth known as Libya – TTG

When we last visited Libya, we saw the demise of Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi at the hands of various Libyan rebel forces. Those videos are now tagged with a graphic content warning on YouTube. His gruesome death with a knife up … Continue reading

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“Not good at the ‘vision thing.'” George Bush ’41

"Between 1995 and 2009, $32 billion was expended on programs such as the Future Combat System[220] (2003-2009), with no harvestable content by the time of its cancellation.[221] The Army has not fielded a new combat system in decades.[222][93][223][224][35] Secretary of the Army Mark … Continue reading

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