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  • Kamov vs. Mil: prospects for Russian chopper fleet

    04/27/2012 10:13:20 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 6 replies
    The Voice of Russia ^ | Apr 25, 2012 | Ilya Kramnik
    Kamov vs. Mil: prospects for Russian chopper fleet By the end of this year, Russia’s Far East air base of Chernigovka will be fully reequipped with new Mi-8AMTSh and Ka-52 attack choppers that will replace the obsolete Mi-8s and Mi-24s. Designed as a special forces' support helicopter, the Ka-52 is gradually growing to become the army’s main attack gunship. Plans to launch Ka-52 batch production were announced as early as in 2006. Under the modernization initiative, Ka-52s were to make up only a small portion of the 300 attack helicopters – just several squadrons of 70 to 80 choppers –...
  • The V.A. Medical Center. An "Old Sergeant" Story

    03/05/2012 6:04:06 PM PST · by Steve Newton · 2 replies
    Silver Star Families of America ^ | 2012 | Steve Newton
    Well I hope I haven't posted this before. Anyway, a nite nite story for everyone. God bless us all.
  • Obama, Brazil, The new "inclusive" world order, and Agenda 21

    03/23/2011 7:42:08 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 37 replies
    Whitehouse.gov ^ | 3/19/2011 | Press Release
    "Noting the interdependence among peace, security and development, President Rousseff and President Obama reaffirmed their desire to build a just and inclusive world order, which promotes democracy, human rights and social justice." "They reaffirmed the imperative to modernize the international financial institutions in a way that reflects the changes in the world economy and moves towards global financial stability, sustainable development and poverty reduction." "They welcomed the strengthening of the collaboration on environment and climate change, including under the Common Agenda on Environment and the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation Regarding Climate Change, and agreed to include in the Common...
  • 2 Men Accused of Attacking Inver Grove Heights Man with Battle Axe

    12/28/2010 5:29:17 AM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 19 replies · 1+ views
    KSTP ^ | 12-27-10 | Leslie Rolander
    Two men are in jail, accused of robbing an Inver Grove Heights man and attacking him with a battle axe. Jacob Anhalt, 22, and Randy Knight, 31, are charged with burglary, aggravated robbery, and auto theft. According to the criminal complaint, Anhalt made arrangements to come to the victims home on December 21. When the victim opened the door, he told police two men wearing masks came running inside. One of the men was carrying a large sword, and the other was carrying a battle axe.
  • UK: 'Cowardly' drunken thugs beat up pensioner, 69, for wearing RAF blazer and poppy

    12/27/2010 3:16:01 PM PST · by Stoat · 70 replies · 28+ views
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | December 27, 2010
    'Blow up all soldiers' the pair shouted during attack A former serviceman was left bloodied and bruised when two drunken thugs beat him up for wearing an RAF blazer and poppy.Anthony O'Brien, 69, was attacked by the thugs, aged between 17 and 20, after meeting friends to plan the funeral of a former colleague. Mr O'Brien said today that as they attacked him they shouted: 'Blow up all soldiers. F****** shoot all you b*******s - death to all soldiers.' The pair - described as being of Asian or mixed race - then headbutted and punched him to the floor...
  • Officer won't sign order for troop indoctrination (Asks 2B relieved of command re DADT)

    12/24/2010 5:37:04 PM PST · by Stoat · 137 replies · 3+ views
    WorldNet Daily ^ | December 24, 2010 | Brian Fitzpatrick
    President Obama's repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy is already  damaging the U.S. military. An Army lieutenant colonel has asked to be relieved of command rather than order his troops to go through pro-homosexual indoctrination following the repeal of the policy, which required homosexuals to keep silent about their sexual preference. Currently the commander of a battalion-sized unit in the Army National Guard, the officer also has threatened to resign his commission rather than undergo "behavior modification" training intended to counter his religious convictions about homosexuality. 
  • Russia marketing fifth-generation attack copters in Mideast

    06/18/2010 8:59:29 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 10 replies · 539+ views
    GeoStrategy Direct ^ | 6/19/2010 | GepStrategy Direct
    Russia's Mil Design Bureau has briefed military delegations from Arab and other states on an advanced helicopter expected to begin production by 2015. They said the helicopter would feature capabilities for stealth and the downing of fighter-jets. "We are working on the concept of the fifth-generation combat helicopter," Mil chief executive officer Andrei Shibitov said. At a briefing on May 13, Shibitov said Mil would produce the first fifth-generation helicopter in the world. He said the company would spend $1 billion on the project, with additional funds provided by the Russian Defense Ministry. Industry analysts said any new helicopter must...
  • My Daddy

    02/21/2010 6:41:56 PM PST · by Steve Newton · 10 replies · 652+ views
    Steve Newton ^ | 2010 | Steve Newton
    An Old Sergeant Story
  • Harvey Milk drank the Kool-Aid

    05/07/2009 2:53:13 AM PDT · by Proverbs 3-5 · 6 replies · 680+ views
    WND ^ | 3/25/2009 | Molotov Mitchell
    This well done and humorous: Harvey Milk drank the Kool-Aid video: http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=92751
  • Rumsfeld Sends Mik to the Moon

    10/26/2006 8:11:34 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 38 replies · 1,599+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    When NBC military affairs correspondent Jim Miklaszewski posed an ill-founded question to Donald Rumsfeld at a Pentagon press briefing today, the Secretary of Defense responded in, shall we say, animated fashion, leaving very little doubt as to where he stood on the matter.The Mik apparently asserted that every time a security benchmark has been laid down, the Iraqis have failed to meet it.You can view the Defense Secretary's muscular response - detailing Miklaszewski's myriad mistakes - here.We're told that after some brief treatment on the sidelines, Jim is doing well and fully expects to play in tomorrow's game ;-)
  • Russia Commits to Multi-Year Buy of 67 Mi-28 Attack Helicopters

    07/20/2006 3:37:35 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 15 replies · 899+ views
    Defense Industry Daily ^ | 20-Jul-2006 05:52
    Russia Commits to Multi-Year Buy of 67 Mi-28 Attack Helicopters Posted 20-Jul-2006 05:52 The Mi-28A "Havoc" first appeared at the Paris Air Show in 1989, but was never produced in numbers due competition from the Ka-50 "Black Shark" and Russia's financial situation in the aftermath of communism. An improved Mi-28N (see also Rostvertol profile) with full day/night capabilities was introduced as a prototype in 1996, but the Mi-28N would wait until 2004 for the first flight by an improved second prototype, and only began flight testing with the Russian Air Force in June 2005. Defense-Aerospace relays a July 18 Rostvertol...
  • BILL (O'Reilly) VS. BUGS (Bunny)- Time For A Telly Reality Check

    11/13/2005 2:28:35 PM PST · by chuckpez · 8 replies · 534+ views
    The Radio Equalizer- Brian Maloney ^ | November 13th, 2005 | Brian Maloney
    Let the obligatory thunderous, self-righteous editorializing over Bill O'Reilly's recent San Francisco tirades begin, the Radio Equalizer can't wait. Why? Because Bugs Bunny will prove them all wrong. How is that, you say (with a puzzled look)? To put to rest the idea television talk shows have made the medium less "responsible" and "civil", only Bugs can help. Think cable talk shows are over the top? Just get a load of what passed for children's programming 50 years ago. The Radio Equalizer thanks Perry Simon for this history lesson, more on Bugs in a moment. Already, San Francisco County Supervisor...
  • EDDIE'S PHONY 'WAR'- Facts Lacking In Armed Forces Radio 'Victory'

    11/09/2005 11:15:25 PM PST · by chuckpez · 1 replies · 359+ views
    The Radio Equalizer- Brian Maloney ^ | November 10th, 2005 | Brian Maloney
    Repeating unsubstantiated conspiracy theories often enough may win over some outside their tiny circle, liberal talk radio proponents are learning. Ed Schultz thought he had a deal to broadcast to U.S. soldiers, but the Pentagon now says otherwise.For more than two days, fans of Fargo-based lib talker Ed Schultz have celebrated their would-be "victory" over the military-industrial complex that supposedly conspired to keep his program off of Armed Forces Radio. From our 18 October report: Possibly in response to a Democrat-led push for greater ideological programming "balance" on global military broadcasts, the Ed Schultz show was, in theory at least,...
  • EDDIE CRIES FOUL -Schultz Claims Politics Kept Him From Armed Forces Radio

    10/18/2005 7:48:58 PM PDT · by chuckpez · 5 replies · 385+ views
    The Radio Equalizer- Brian Maloney ^ | October 18th, 2005 | Brian Maloney
    For two publicity-craving liberal talk hosts looking to milk recent circumstances, results are so far mixed. Ed Schultz thought he had a deal to broadcast to U.S. soldiers, but the Pentagon now says otherwise.In part one here, Fargo, North Dakota-based Ed Schultz is reaping a mini-whirlwind of press attention, for making unsubstantiated claims against Armed Forces Radio. Possibly in response to a Democrat-led push for greater ideological programming "balance" on global military broadcasts, the Ed Schultz show was, in theory at least, to begin Monday. Instead, his nationally syndicated program was halted before even a single airing. Was it ever...
  • Missing Combat Wounded Veterans in La.

    09/07/2005 12:57:07 PM PDT · by Calpernia · 9 replies · 1,377+ views
    MOPH Department of Louisiana ^ | YIP Ricky Jackson
    YIP Ricky Jackson Commander MOPH Department of Louisiana Help us find our Brothers and Sisters We are out of touch with some of our members and need to find and see what is needed to help them. If you have any information call the Commander, Ricky Jackson. Please freep mail me for his contact information. I wasn't sure if I should post it or not. From New Orleans, La. Chapter 1955: Louis P. Adams Jr. - Metairie, La. Lionel Anderson - New Orleans, La. Wesley E. Anderson - New Orleans, La. William Armour - Bogalusa, La. John C. Baye Jr....
  • Did you know????

    07/09/2005 12:04:55 PM PDT · by Calpernia · 96 replies · 2,784+ views
    Various Sources from GNFI postings ^ | The Coalition Forces!
    Did you know that 47 countries have reestablished their embassies in Iraq ? Did you know that the Iraqi government employs 1.2 million Iraqi people?Did you know that 3100 schools have been renovated, 364 schools are under rehabilitation, 263 schools are now under construction! and 38 new schools have been built in Iraq? Did you know that Iraqi higher educational structure consists of 20 Universities, 46 Institutes or colleges and 4 research centers? Did you know that 25 Iraq students departed for the United States in January 2004 for the reestablished Fulbright program? Did you know that the Iraqi Navy...
  • BUYER DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM ILLINOIS SENATOR

    06/17/2005 6:44:29 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 71 replies · 3,273+ views
    “Comparison of U.S. Soldiers to the Nazis is irresponsible and dangerous” Washington, D.C. — Sparked by recent comments from Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL), Congressman Steve Buyer (IN-04), Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, called on the Senator to apologize to U.S. servicemembers for comparing them to Nazis. The Associated Press reported, “During a speech Tuesday, the Senate’s No. 2 Democrat quoted from an FBI agent’s report describing detainees at the Naval base in Guantanamo Bay… ‘You would most certainly believe this must have been done by Nazis, Soviets in their gulags, or some mad regime - Pol Pot or...
  • "Promises Made - Promise Kept ", Just A Political Shell

    03/01/2005 7:01:23 AM PST · by Calpernia · 5 replies · 649+ views
    Fort Sill Mail List ^ | Thomas D. Segel
    In the early days of Vietnam I commanded a 150 Marine replacement unit arriving in country by ship. As we entered port the ship's Captain summoned me and ordered a perimeter established around the Seabee compound where we docked. It had been receiving probing attacks by the Viet Cong. When the unit was in position I called my four Staff NCOs and told them to move up and down the line all night to keep everyone alert and their spirits high. I reminded them these were very young Marines and that they had never heard a shot fired in anger....
  • Senator Hiliary Clinton - FYI

    01/18/2005 10:37:00 PM PST · by Calpernia · 15 replies · 1,568+ views
    Clinton Files ^ | January 14, 2005 | Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
    Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton January 14, 2005 Mr. Tom Corey President Vietnam Veterans of America Suite 400 8605 Cameron Street Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 Dear Mr. Corey: Today, I joined thirty-two of my Senate colleagues in calling on the Administration to ask for full funding for the veterans' health care system when it presents its Fiscal Year 2006 budget request to Congress in the coming weeks. America's veterans have served our nation and the cause of freedom proudly and bravely. We owe it to them to make sure they have access to the health care and support they need and...
  • HURRICANE ISABEL (13L) WARNING NR 034

    09/14/2003 1:00:11 PM PDT · by Tank-FL · 61 replies · 286+ views
    NAVLANTMETOCCEN NORFOLK VA. ^ | Sun Sep 14 19:26:56 2003 | Naval Atlantic Meterorlogy and Oceanography Center
    HURRICANE ISABEL (13L) WARNING NR 034 UNCLASSIFIED Tropical WTNT03 VALID Sun Sep 14 19:26:56 2003 SUBJ: TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING 1. HURRICANE ISABEL (13L) WARNING NR 034 01 ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE IN ATLANTIC MAX SUSTAINED WINDS BASED ON ONE-MINUTE AVERAGE --- WARNING POSITION: 141200Z8 --- NEAR 23.5N0 65.8W9 MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 285 DEGREES AT 11 KTS POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY SATELLITE PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION: MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 135 KT, GUSTS 165 KT RADIUS OF 064 KT WINDS - 75 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT 60 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT 60 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT...