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THE LETHAL LANCER

Meet the B-1B
By Harold Hutchison

It is probably the most ignored of America’s strategic bombers. The older bomber is a flying legend, having served for almost six decades, and likely to serve for another two or three decades. The younger bomber is one of the most technologically advanced planes that has ever flown.

COAST GUARD SAVES SHIP NEAR ALASKA

ANOTHER CHICOM HYPERSONIC WEAPON?

ChiComs Text X-43 Knockoff
By Harold Hutchison

Roughly six months after testing the Wu-14 hypersonic missile, there are now reports that the ChiComs have been trying to develop a second hypersonic weapon. This system, though, will be more familiar to Americans, as it is a knockoff of an American system tested about ten years ago.

The X-43 being launched from a NASA B-52. The ChiComs are reportedly developing a knockoff of this system.
(NASA photo)

Ships Depart for Sea Phase, RIMPAC 2014

THE LAST OF ITS KIND

Meet USS Peleliu (LHA 5)
By Harold Hutchison

She is the last of her kind. Once, she and her sister ships were perhaps the most modern amphibious assault vessels in the world. Nowadays, she is the oldest of her type in active service. Her name is USS Peleliu.

A-10 Warthog: Attack Run

ARMY WANTS A NEW PISTOL

Say Goodbye to the M9 and M11?
By Harold Hutchison

The DOD is looking to replace the M9 and M11 pistols with a more potent handgun. This comes after user feedback from troops who have served on the front lines of the War on Terror.

HOW BAD IS THE VA MESS?

Vet Gets Appointment Two Years After Death
By Harold Hutchison

Doug Chase served in the Vietnam War – one of 2.59 million Americans who did so. In 2011, he had a brain tumor. Later, his wife sought to move his treatment at a VA facility in Bedford, Massachusetts, which was closer to their home. Chase and his wife, Suzanne, never got a response before Chase died in 2012.

PALADIN LIVE FIRE!

HORNET'S EYE VIEW OF MID-AIR REFUELLING

COMPETING FOR BEST WARRIOR WITH THE M9

The competitors from the Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition are tasked with assembling an M9 pistol and then firing it at pop up targets at a range. Soldiers are judged on the number of targets they successfully eliminate.

COAST GUARD SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSION

The Coast Guard located and rescued two people Sunday, June 15, 2014, that were reported missing after a 21-foot fishing boat sank near Kiptopeke State Park. A Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., was able to locate one person who had swam ashore and found a second person in the water approximately 2 miles west of Kiptopeke. The Jayhawk crew hoisted both people into the helicopter and took them to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.