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REVOLT AT COLORADO SPRINGS

Air Force Academy Cadets Challenge Removal of Bible Verse
By Harold Hutchison

Cadets at the United States Air Force Academy, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, are staging a revolt in protest over the removal of a bible verse from the whiteboard on a cadets door. Now, multiple cadets are posting verse from not just the Bible, but the Koran.

JUMP JET OPERATIONS IN THE MED

Sailors and Marines guide an AV-8B Harrier II for takeoff aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). The Bataan Amphibious Readiness Group is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations, providing crisis response capability and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.

SLASHING THE SENTRIES?

E-3 Sentry AWACS

E-3s Slated for Boneyard In Obama Budget
By Harold Hutchison

While much of the focus on the proposed budget cuts have been on troop numbers, or the A-10 Warthog, one other cut proposed by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel could be devastating for the warfighters.

A SAD END FOR A WARSHIP

Ochakov as blockship

Kara-class Cruiser Used as Blockship as Crimea Votes to Join Russia
By Harold Hutchison

As the Ukrainian autonomous republic of Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia, it overshadowed the sad end for a cruiser that served for 36 years. A retired Kara-class cruiser, the Ochakov, was sunk as a blockship off a Ukrainian naval base.

USS La Jolla (SSN 701) deploying

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) departs from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on a Western Pacific Deployment.

MCKEON DELIVERS HISTORIC REJECTION

Slams Obama Administration QDR
By Harold Hutchison

In an unprecedented move, Representative Howard “Buck” McKeon, House Armed Services Committee has rejected the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) issued by the Obama Administration. The action comes in the wake of Obama’s proposed defense cuts and the crisis in the Ukraine.

DUMP THE BOLT-ACTION

M110 SASS

The Military Needs to go All-Semi-Auto
By Harold Hutchison

MAKING SNIPERS DEADLIER
Snipers have played a huge role in the war on terror, and some have racked up some eye-popping totals in terms of kills. But in the War on Terror, especially early on, our snipers have been hobbled by the fact that they are limited to the M40 and M24 sniper rifles.

DOD STICKS WITH SPLC

Controversial Training to Continue
By Harold Hutchison

The Department of Defense announced that it will still use materials from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) despite controversy over its labeling of some conservative organizations as “hate groups.”

REACTIONS TO OBAMA'S DEFENSE CUTS

Here is reaction to Obama’s proposed defense cuts:

DALE BROWN, author and former Air Force officer who flew on B-52 and FB-111 bombers:
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has just announced the latest round of military budget cuts, an incredible $56 billion...and, as expected, he is toeing the liberal progressive line as to how to seemingly "cut spending" (in actuality: cutting the rate of growth of spending).

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