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Category Archive: Army Strong

Nov 08 2011

Sick Day

Ughh, I am down with the sickness. Only the two short articles above today. Also I am preping to fly to another location in the not so distant future, the blog might be sparse this week.

Nov 04 2011

Another Gone

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I hate days like this. Rest easy buddy. The LT Mafia misses you already. Iraq ain’t over and it doesn’t change how the coin flipped, at least we got the dick. You did what was right and died in the act of helping the Iraqi people. There is honor in that act, if nothing else. …

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Nov 03 2011

Thanks Technology

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Texas buys military grade UAVs for police use. I have a love hate relationship with UAVs. They are an amazing tool in the hands of the military, particularly when employed against forces that lack sophisticated knowledge of high end electronics and programming. But even enemy forces in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere have made strides in …

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Oct 30 2011

Investigation Under Way in Scott Olsen Shooting

Internal Affairs in the hizzle The City of Oakland has started a Tier 1 investigation into the shooting of Iraqi War Vet Scott Olsen, who has now be upgraded to stable condition and will soon undergo brain surgery, reportedly to reduce the effects of swelling on his brain. Scott is now conscious and able to …

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Oct 29 2011

Sign This and SSSD

If you agree with ending discrimination against non-religious Soldiers, please sign this petition. Last time I checked there were just a handful more signatures remaining, so let’s push this over the edge. Other than that, long day here so SSSD is in effect. See you all tomorrow.

Oct 28 2011

Scott Olsen Made It Through Two Tours and Gets Shot By American Cops

Because the natural reaction of getting pelted with paint is to shoot someone in the face I have previously blogged about the dangers inherent in less than lethal munitions (read rubber bullets). Shooting someone is the head with one is as good as using real bullets when it comes to killing capability. It is one …

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Oct 22 2011

Hot Damn!

Obama: Iraq war will be over by year’s end; troops coming home Huzzah! I might be able to make it to the family’s pagan winter solstice fest after all. The right is still bitching that we should say. However, that is the Iraqi Government’s choice as agreed upon by a republican President. Having us stay …

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Oct 14 2011

More on Drone Hacking

The commentariate were right, all hail the mob More information has come out in the public sphere about the virus infection plaguing the Air Force’s drone control hub at Creech Air Force Base. Turns out the virus was simple malware introduced into the system when a person connected a removable media storage device into the …

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Oct 12 2011

Great Foxhole Atheist Video

Great Foxhole Atheist Video Slow news day over here, most everything that tickled my fancy has already been covered today by my fellow bloggers. One post I would want to direct your attention to is “The single best video ever made about foxhole atheists (possibly NSFW),” originally posted by Justin Griffith over at Rock Beyond …

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Oct 10 2011

Army Implements Program to “Root Out Toxic Leaders”

The Army has known for a while that some of its leaders are terrible. The number one reason cited by junior officers and NCOs when leaving the Army continues to be, “Bad Leadership.” Now the Army is moving to make a little used voluntary evaluation mandatory. The evaluation takes input from peers and subordinates into …

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