by Gary Slaughter, Author of Sea Stories: A Memoir of a Naval Officer (1956-1967) During the late summer of 1963, U.S.S. Cony (DDE 508) was assigned to assist in the Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI) of two nuclear ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs). The most significant aspect of the ORIs involved the actual firing of the submarines’ […]
Cold War (1947–1991)
History is being made, once again. Decent Europeans cannot bring themselves to believe in the dysfunction and utter irresponsibility of the American state.
An informal group begun by Col. John Boyd and mathematician Tom Christie calls for military reform—by doing more with less.
By: Tom Dillman I’m an American, First Cavalry Veteran, born before WWII who served at the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), and prior to it being Government Official, much of S.E. Asia. This article will focus on the Korean segment of my service. Korea was—and sometimes still is—a stressful, volatile period in American military history with constant, […]
Annually America’s warrior tradition is commemorated in major media editorials and op-eds, honoring fallen men and women for reasons not explained.
The U.S. criminal apparatus extreme violations and assaults on human self-dignity and global citizenry decency is unprecedented in documented historical recorded events.
By Asif Haroon Raja The US is the strongest military and economic power of the world but its behavior is amateurish and childish and doesn’t correspond to its stature, strength and capability. After 2nd World War, it never clashed directly with an adversary matching its capabilities but always attacked very weak foes. Like a typical […]
On July 11th Lester Holt will be interviewing many people that are involved with some of this nations “secrets” many of them from the Cold War past and many of them from the out right bizarre “the aliens at Area 51” and the debunking of that myth and many other of the so called X […]
In November 1964, a Marine veteran remembers boarding ship in San Diego harbor for the Far East and “The Mickey Mouse Theme Song.” (SAN DIEGO, CA) – In our starched utilities and white wall haircuts, we all looked alike. A long green line of young men waiting to board ship. For the Marines waiting to […]
The federal court has accepted a lawsuit by veterans of the Cold War experiments conducted at Edgewood Arsenal from 1955 thru 1975. The government chose to ignore these men since 1975 and it has taken a lawsuit to make the government accept responsibility for medical harm caused them by toxic exposures.