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Covid-19

With all of the news being about Covid-19 all the time all the channels, I guess I need to address it. It’s best avoided if you can avoid it. Social distancing works. Despite the low death rate it can leave … Continue reading

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It’s been a bad few months for the IRGC

The death of IRGC commander Major General Qassem Soleimani was the culmination of years of provocative attacks on United States and allies within the middle east. It’s no secret that the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps and “Qods Force” have been … Continue reading

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Hydrostatic Shock

If you do a Google image search for “hydrostatic shock” you’ll pick up a bunch of pictures of bullets going through ballistics gel and causing a big cavity as they do so. That big cavity is caused by the passage … Continue reading

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Thoughts on World War Three

If we use World War Two as a model for World War Three one thing becomes immediately apparent. World War Three will likely not involve a land war in Asia of the west attacking east, or a land war in … Continue reading

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Rapid Deployment of the 82nd Airborne Immediate Response Force

I’ve written before about the cost of an Airborne brigade for the US Army. On the 31st of December 2019 the call went out to activate and deploy the Immediate Response Force of the 82nd Airborne Division to Iraq and … Continue reading

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Iran

To be perfectly honest, I’m not exactly a neutral party when it comes to countries in the middle east. I’ve lost friends in both Iraq and Afghanistan. With that caveat out of the way, here’s my understanding about the current … Continue reading

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State of the blog at the start of a new decade

Well, it is the 1st of January, Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Twenty. At the moment of typing I have 64,646 total views from 48,116 visitors. I’ve typed 51,167 words last year. My total word count has been … Continue reading

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