Tag Archive for army

mission first, people always

Not going to repeat the now well-worn story of Walter Reed-related issues, merely wanted to take a minute to point out a trend and offer up a lesson. There was a time when, while serving on active duty, the Army…

rifles: pointy-end woes

A long but worthwhile article about the state of our small arms and those responsible for putting them into actual arms (none of whom are likely to have to fire a shot in anger the rest of their careers).

Reality Check

The United States Military Academy at West Point yesterday confirmed that Brigadier General Patrick Finnegan recently travelled to California to meet producers of the show, broadcast on the Fox channel. He told them that promoting illegal behaviour in the series…