Afghan Prisoners are Freed

operation recently freed about 40 Afghan troops from a Taliban prison in Helmand Province. this does not seem to be significant on the surface but upon further examination the wisdom of this operation becomes apparent. The Afghan  Security Forces needed a de facto victory to help to boost their confidence and morale. A prison rescue […]

The US has Supplied some Special Troops to Assist against ISIS

be to anyone else reading this article either. We know that the purpose of US Special Forces Troops is to train the people of a country how to rise up and fight their captors. When Indigenous forces are trained to fight they may not be strong enough to defeat the enemy which is oppressing them, […]

The Phillipines start to Gear up for Chinese Aggression

expansion and aggression in the area by requesting additional military equipment from the United States and South Korea. I know that they have recently received Naval equipment from the US and have secured fighter planes from South Korea. Their military has traditionally been underfunded which leaves them very much dependent on US assistance. They have […]

Thousands show Support for a Veteran with no Family

existence. If you have never been deployed on an extended training exercise and stood guard duty late at night, or been broken down in the middle of the desert waiting for support you will never understand. Every day away from friends, family, and the environment which you have come to know and love can be […]

Has Technology Outrun our Navy Troops?

outrun our troops in every branch of the armed services. There are so many ideas that never get to the field because they are not beneficial to more troops at a time. I have also seen many good ideas left off for funding because of the expense which would be incurred by fielding them. I […]

How Good is the Navy’s new Submarine Hunter?

service because of the nature of the job. It requires secrecy because stealth is the biggest asset that a submarine possesses. They are difficult to locate because they remain hidden most of the time beneath the depths of the ocean. The ocean is so vast that even if they were not stealthy at all locating […]

Electricity will be used to cause RAP Rounds to Fly Farther

round has been in use for quite a while. This is a projectile or howitzer shell which has a small rocket motor in it’s base which engages during its flight and extends the distance that it travels. This is advantageous because it increases the distance at which our artillery can engage enemy forces. Artillery units […]

Should National Guard Troops be used to Secure our Borders?

Guard, and even active duty troops as border patrol agents. I believe that the military basic and advanced training that these troops have undergone makes them suitable for supplemental training as border patrol agent assistants. Military combat troops have been trained to watch, guard, and observe areas for signs of movement and other activity. They […]

China continues their Aggression in the South China Sea

stir up trouble” in the disputed South China Sea, while they have been aggressively pursuing the additional resources available in that region. We have talked about their latest campaign of building islands in the middle of the sea in order to claim them as their sovereign territory. China’s has maintained the claim that the reason […]