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SOUTHCOM’S SHOCKING ADMISSION

They Can Only Watch as 74% of Drug Smugglers Get Through
By Harold Hutchison

Nearly three out of every four drug smuggling runs headed towards the United States via maritime routes can only be watched. The stunning revelation about the insecurity of our nation’s maritime borders came during testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee.

BATTLE COMING IN COLORADO SPRINGS?

FRC, Other Groups Vow Support for Cadets Revolting Against Removal of Bible Verse
By Harold Hutchison

Cadets at the Air Force Academy who have been posting verses from the Bible and the Koran will have backup should there be an effort to discipline them. The news comes in the wake of new threats from Mikey Weinstein against the Air Force.

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.

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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PENTAGON TO ANSWER FOR DEATH OF NAVY SEALS

By JB Williams

OBAMA STILL IGNORING RUSSIAN CHEATING

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Evidence Mounts of Widespread Violation of Arms Agreements
By Harold Hutchison

While the United States has been complying with various arms control treaties, and pushing for new ones, Russia has engaged in widespread cheating – including covertly retaining a number of intermediate-range ballistic missiles.

ANOTHER INDIAN SUB ACCIDENT

Are India’s Submarines Jinxed?
By Harold Hutchison

Roughly six months after the Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhurakshak suffered an explosion and sank at the pier, another Indian Navy submarine has had a serious accident.

According to a Fox News report, seven Indian sailors were airlifted to a hospital, and two remain missing after being overcome by smoke while training to fight fires earlier today. The submarine the incident occurred on was not identified, but the report stated was that it had been operating off the coast of Mumbai.

A SOUTH KOREAN STEALTH FIGHTER?

F-35

Could South Korea Go It Alone?
By Harold Hutchison

South Korea had begun development of a fighter that could ultimately be on par with the F-35, with plans to start deploying it by 2023. This comes as the KA-50 is

U.S. Marines conduct Live-Fire Grenade Training

U.S. Marines with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Battalion Landing Team, Alpha Company 1/4, throw live grenades during a live fire and movement grenade training exercise at Arta Range, Djibouti, Feb. 18, 2014. A standard grenade can be thrown approximately 40 meters.