Category Archives: The Military Art

General George Thomas gravesite rededicated today – TTG

“TROY – A gathering Saturday morning paid tribute to a Union general disowned by his Virginia family during the Civil War and marked the progress to repair surroundings at his Oakwood Cemetery gravesite.” “The Colonel George L. Willard Camp #154, … Continue reading

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Re-open the Cuban internet?

Can US Cyber Command manage that? Does anyone have a clue? pl  11,096 total views,  4 views today

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Posted in government, The Military Art | 21 Comments

Redoubts 9 and 10 – Where the US was born.

(Reposted) Without the service of the French Regulars, Cornwallis would never have surrendered.  Anthony Wayne’s Continentals and these men captured these two strong redoubts in night bayonet attacks.  There are a whole lot of these fellows buried out in the … Continue reading

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Posted in France, Politics, The Military Art, Whatever | 103 Comments

CJCS is NOT in the chain of command

“I said you’re in fucking charge!” Trump reportedly shouted. “Well, I’m not in charge!” Milley is said to have “yelled” back. “You can’t fucking talk to me like that!” Trump reportedly shouted. Bender reports that Milley told advisers gathered in … Continue reading

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The British Army? Or the palace guard plus toys?

““We came to realise that the main priority was to build up the Afghan security forces so they could independently manage their own insurgency.” “We have taken the lessons of how to create local indigenous forces and to harness  them … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan, History, Middle East, The Military Art | 8 Comments

Joe wants your guns

Joe is full of it. This is the guy who was a main sponsor of the great crime bill of the 1990s, c’mon man, you know, you know, the one that locked up all those criminals who happen to have … Continue reading

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Posted in government, Gun Control, The Military Art | 12 Comments

Gaza and the Next Lebanon War

“As most Western militaries that share the IDF’s values and legal adherence know too well, the doctrine described by Kochavi is currently the least bad of several bad options. This doctrine will no doubt be tested again, not just in … Continue reading

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Posted in Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria, The Military Art | 28 Comments

A Syrian Update – TTG

“It has been a long time coming, and it seems that an escalation in Greater Idlib might be on the way. After frequent ceasefire violations by Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and other terrorist groups of the so-called “moderate opposition”, the … Continue reading

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A Temporary Farewell with an Original Poem: Bitter Honey

Antiwar Poem Bitter Honey by Steven J. Willett Siege of Troy that depicts from the left a violent horse chariot breaking through a gate, Athena urging them to ravage the Trojans, King Priam crouching in defeat, a warrior who killed … Continue reading

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Space Force News – TTG

“WASHINGTON — The U.S. Space Force has signed a new memorandum of understanding with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, laying out areas for collaboration between the main military and civilian space organizations within the U.S. government. The five-page document … Continue reading

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