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  1. Meyer and Swenson MoH action anniversary.

    Battle of Ganjgal in 2009. Meyer MoH citation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dakota_Meyer#Medal_of_Honor_citation Swenson MoH citation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_D._Swenson#Medal_of_Honor_citation He is one of two MoH recipients still on active duty (at least until Payne receives...
  2. The U.S. Army is now less kind and less gentle.

    Incentive Physical Training has a benefit all its own... https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/08/27/army-oks-push-ups-pt-punishment-minor-infractions.html?ESRC=eb_200828.nl
  3. Shark Crashes Swim Call

    https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/08/26/coast-guard-watch-opens-fire-after-8-foot-shark-crashes-swim-call.html?ESRC=eb_200827.nl Well done ME1 Cintron!
  4. Thoughts and prayers: 15th MEU AAV sinks...

    One dead, two in critical condition, eight missing in AAV sinking. Amphibious vehicle sinks off California coast I did three deployments and several training ops riding in the back of AAVs. The thought of sinking was always on our minds. While certainly a tragedy, this kind of accident is very...
  5. Anniversary of Operation Red Wings (2005).

    RIP Michael Murphy, Danny Dietz, and Matthew Axelson as well as the service members killed aboard Extortion 17.
  6. Happy birthday Chesty!

    Wherever you are... Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller Born: June 26, 1898, West Point, VA
  7. Allen West motorcycle accident...

    Former Congressman Allen West Hospitalized After Motorcycle Accident Get well soon!
  8. Dave Canterbury house fire.

    I don't do FB, but this guy says there's a post over there.
  9. Jeff Cooper would have been 100 years old today.

    The firearms culture gained a lot from him after he quantified the modern technique of the pistol. (The video and audio quality is poor, but the message is spot on.)
  10. Chuck Taylor has fired his last round...

    The CEO of Gunsite Academy has reported that Chuck Taylor has moved on to the big range in the sky. He was a member of the "old guard" with Jeff Cooper and Clint Smith. An interview with Reid Hendricks from 2018. From Chuck's webpage:
  11. One step closer to Heinlein's Mobile Infantry...

    ...or James Cameron's Colonial Marine Corps. The U.S. Marine Corps Almost Built a Space Plane
  12. A military meme...

  13. Create you own PMAG design...

    I have not used the service, but it looks interesting and fun! Upload a photo here.
  14. WTF is going on with the Marine Corps?

    When I first read this I thought it was a story from the Onion... Marines to Shut Down All Tank Units, Cut Infantry Battalions in Major Overhaul WTF is going on with the Corps?
  15. Anniversary of Chapman and Slabinski MOH actions...

    ...is today from 2002. John A. Chapman - Wikipedia Slabinski MOH citation.
  16. "Mad Mike" Hoare won't be down for the next coup attempt.

    Michael "Mad Mike" Hoare, widely considered the world's most famous mercenary, has died aged 100. He was the inspiration for the movie, The Wild Geese. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-51352075
  17. Snipers practice for the Superbowl

    Live fire inside Hard Rock Stadium.
  18. Marines Need Help Funding Documentary on Jason Dunham's Sacrifice

    I've been to the spot in Iraq where Cpl Dunham's heroic action took place. The book about his service; The Gift of Valor is a good read. Jocko's podcast (#203: One Man Can Make a Difference. USMC Corporal Jason Dunham and The Ultimate Sacrifice) is particularly powerful. I made a small...
  19. Thirty year anniversary - Operation Acid Gambit

    Delta Force operation to retrieve Kurt Muse, an American civilian living in Panama, from the Cárcel Modelo, a notorious prison in Panama City.
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