Category Archives: TTG

Libya: More than 5,000 dead after Storm Daniel batters country’s east

The eastern city of Derna declared a disaster zone after collapse of two dams, while one UN official described the situation as a calamity of epic proportions. More than 5,000 people have been killed and thousands more are feared dead after … Continue reading

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Our memories of 9/11

We all have them, memories of the big moments in our shared lives. I remember the moment I learned of JFK’s death.  I was in Alaska at Ft. Greely in the midst of a course at the Northern Warfare School. I … Continue reading

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U.S. Hacks QakBot, Quietly Removes Botnet Infections

The U.S. government today [29 August] announced a coordinated crackdown against QakBot, a complex malware family used by multiple cybercrime groups to lay the groundwork for ransomware infections. The international law enforcement operation involved seizing control over the botnet’s online … Continue reading

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DIA and the “realistic possibility”

US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Director of Analysis Trent Maul stated that there is a “realistic possibility” that Ukrainian forces will break through the entire Russian defense in southern Ukraine by the end of 2023, while a Ukrainian source suggested … Continue reading

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US remains focused on working with SDF to defeat ISIS in Syria – Pentagon

QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – Spokesperson of the US Department of Defense stated on Tuesday that Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) is monitoring the situation in northeast Syria and remains focused on working with the Syrian … Continue reading

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Robert Carter III and his deed of gift

It was 232 years ago Sunday that Robert Carter III, the patriarch of one of the wealthiest families in Virginia, quietly walked into a Northumberland County courthouse and delivered an airtight legal document announcing his intention to free, or manumit, … Continue reading

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Zelenskiy Changing Defense Ministers

KYIV, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Sunday he had decided to replace his defence minister, setting the stage for the biggest shake-up of Ukraine’s defence establishment since Russia launched its full-scale invasion in February 2022. … Continue reading

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In the Local Paper

Patawomeck tribe and Stafford field hockey boosters team up to dedicate monument Adele Uphaus for the Free Lance-Star A unique new monument at Stafford High School pays tribute to both the local Patawomeck tribe and decades of excellence in field … Continue reading

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Human ancestors nearly went extinct 900,000 years ago

Human ancestors in Africa were pushed to the brink of extinction around 900,000 years ago, a study shows. The work1, published in Science, suggests a drastic reduction in the population of our ancestors well before our species, Homo sapiens, emerged. … Continue reading

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Lukashenko spills the beans

Update on the drone attack on the Russian airbase in Pskov: Belarusian air defensives observed the drones, reported them to command, but never received authorization to fire due to orders from Lukashenko not to interfere in the conflict.   Putin: … Continue reading

Posted in The Military Art, TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 50 Comments