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MEET THE REAL RAMBO He stopped a terrorist suicide attack with his bare hands

MEET THE REAL RAMBO

Known only as ”Rambo”, an Afghan gate guard at Camp Phoenix in Kabul gained notoriety when he prevented, with his bare hands, a potentially devastating suicide attack on the base he was protecting. Rambo recounts the incident and shows us, step by step, how he disarmed the would-be attacker. He received several accolades for his bravery, including a signed picture from the actor Sylvester Stalone

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WAR CLOUDS OVER ASIA?

CHINA WATCH: China War Arsenal Buildup Accelerates
By Harold Hutchison

China's war arsenal grows as it builds up its air and naval forces while American naval forces have been declining in number.

According to a report by the Washington Free Beacon, a congressional commission is noting that by the year 2020, China will have almost 100 more missile-firing ships and submarines deployed than the United States. A possible result could be a so-called “security miscalculation” that could lead to conflict.

2014 KNOB CREEK MACHINE GUN NIGHT SHOOT With Navy Arms

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP USS AMERICA JOINS THE FLEET

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LHA 6 Commissioned
The amphibious assault ship USS America, the lead ship in a new class of amphibious assault vessels, entered the United States Navy on 11 October.

JACKPOT: GOLD FEVER MEETS VIKING TREASURE HOARD

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Experts call it "one of the most significant Viking Hoards ever found in Scotland

Combine the Mystique of the Dashing Devil May Care Vikings with Gold Fever and you probably have the most explosive scenario imaginable. Its pitch came to a head when one Scotsman hit the Jackpot, a gold Viking Hoard.

TWO YEAR SPACE MISSION ENDING

X-37B To Land This Week
By Harold Hutchison

The United States Air Force could end what could be one of the longest test flights in history this week, as the X-37B is slated to return to Earth.

EMBRAER SUPER TUCANO A-29 in action

DOD Announces the EMBRAER A-29

“This first aircraft delivery is a significant milestone for the A-29 program,” said U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Eric Fick. “This delivery represents the birth of an important capability for Afghanistan, and we are very pleased Sierra Nevada Corporation and Embraer were able to deliver the aircraft on time to meet the start of Air Advisor Training at Moody Air Force Base.”

Wonder What the Argus Spy Drones Really Look at From 17,500 Feet?

Really, Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance (ARGUS-IS) Drones can see what we are wearing from 17500 feet. How does it perform in catching bad guys, thugs murderers, drug lords and cyber terrorist scum?

It has the capabilities

It uses a Wide Area Persistent Stare (WAPS) with a resolution of 1.8 Gig that combines images from 368 independent imaging sensors into a single mosaic image. That translates to having over 100 drones surveillance over a city at 17,500 feet. Positioned under the belly of a UAV, It captures the movements and images in real time.

Sunday Morning Music Moments: A Medley of Number One Hits of the Vietnam War Era, Enjoy

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A TIGER OF A DIPLOMATIC CRISIS BETWEEN RUSSIA AND CHINA!

PUTIN TO CHINA: Where is my Tiger Kuzya?

Oct 11, 2014
The Siberian tiger swam across a river bordering China in search of a meal, Chinese state-run media said. Putin has a big heart for the wild tigers. He set Kuzya and two other Siberian tigers, Borya and Iiona free in May but the tigers are tagged with a tracking device
Not to worry, China said, we have lots of food here, offering to release cattle into the region to feed it. Chinese local officials have launched a tiger hunt to capture the wandering big cat on camera and locate its precise whereabouts

WIN A GRAB BAG OF SOF T-Shirts and Sweatpants!

Try your luck at this great giveaway of discontinued miscellaneous T-shirts, Sweatpants, and other SOF LOGOWEAR in various sizes.

$250 dollar retail value. You will win TWO CURRENT STOCK T-Shirts of your choice and in your size. The rest of the giveaway will be mystery items. If you can't use them, give them to your favorite warrior or veteran's clubs or groups.
Veteran's Day is coming up, find a group to give the remaining to.

PORTUGUESE NAVY COEMAR FUZILEIROS Fire it Up!!

A small group of advisors, up to 133 joined the coalition in Afghanistan
Portuguese Special Forces are busy fighting piracy in the Gulf of Aden and have been deployed to peacekeeping missions in East-Timor, Lebanon, Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Policing operations include the Baltic States.

POLARIS: SUPER SMALL SIGINT SYSTEM

DRS Unveils Polaris
By Harold Hutchison

Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) brings to mind large, expensive, complicated systems like the RC-135 Rivet Joint (pictured in DOD photo) or satellites orbiting above the earth. However, an electronics firm has now developed a system compact enough to be carried in by a single individual.

CARGO PLANES SCRAPPED IN AFGHANISTAN

Sixteen C-27As Provided as Aid by US Sold for $32,000
By Harold Hutchison

Sixteen Aeritalia G222 cargo planes given to the Afghan military worth almost a half-billion dollars, were scrapped and sold for less than the price of a high-end SUV.

MALALA SHARES NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Drone Operator Who Killed Pakistani Taliban Leader Snubbed
By Harold Hutchison

Malala meets with the President and First Lady.
(White House photo)

Malala Yousefzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot in the face by members of the Pakistani Taliban for advocating for the education of girls, will share the Nobel Peace Prize with a child advocate from India. However, the UAV operator who took out the leader of the Pakistani Taliban in a November, 2013 strike, remains unrecognized and unidentified.