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Via Task and Purpose: The Army has awarded Medals of Heroism, the service’s highest medal for Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets, to the three JROTC students killed defending their classmates from a gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida on Feb. 14 The Medal of Heroism, awarded to... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at Bring The HEAT
A collection of some highlights from Ranked, Random and Clan Battles, with a special guest appearance from LT Rusty. Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
Things got pretty sporty at the end of my last battle last night. Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
That California Democrat politician is a fine example of "frequently wrong, but never in doubt!" How dumb are people in the military? In a recent news story, Gregory Salcido, who works at a high school in California and served on the city council, referred to military members as "the lowest... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
Matt is a retired US Coast Guard helo pilot. After a career with them saving lives, he's now working for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department as a helo pilot. And he's still saving lives. When the mudslides devastated Montecito, CA, Matt spent several days hoisting people to safety. Thanks,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
If you're going to climb Mount Everest, chances are very good you'll fly into Lukla, Nepal, because that's the gateway to the base camp. Tenzig-Hillary Airport is not, however, for the faint of heart. It's one of the most dangerous airports in the world. The list of significant crashes is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
The most effective bombing campaign you've probably never heard of was Operation Starvation. Barely 5% of the 20th Air Force's B-29 sorties sank or damaged 670 Japanese ships in the last five months of the war, and effectively paralyzed what little shipping the Japanese had left. Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
Narrated by Cliff Robertson. Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
Posted Jan 27, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
I think it's fair to say Grump and I led the team back from the brink of defeat. Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
I don't know why, but I found this guy fascinating. Very charming, very well presented. Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
Via USNINews. ARLINGTON, Va. – France is sending 350 sailors and naval aviators to deploy with a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier this spring as their nuclear-powered carrier finishes scheduled maintenance, French officials told USNI News. The April to May deployment will occur just before France’s aircraft carrier FS Charles de... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
We're deeply saddened to learn of the passing of CAPT John W. Young, USN (Ret.) at the age of 87. John Young may not be the household name that Neil Armstrong or Buzz Aldrin are, but he was for many years one of the most accomplished and influential test pilots... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2018 at Bring The HEAT
A few years ago, the Marines dropped the M249 SAW in favor of the M27 Individual Automatic Rifle as the primary automatic weapon for the Marine Rifle Squad. And as it turns out, the Marines liked the M27 so much, they're going to adopt it pretty much as the standard... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Bring The HEAT