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  1. Very cool. Reminds me of the HMCS Sackville...

    Very cool.

    Reminds me of the HMCS Sackville and its recent float.
  2. And what we are seeing is not the second...

    And what we are seeing is not the second wave....it's a resurgence of the 1st wave because some peckerheads couldn't handle basic public health preventative measures.


    We shot a basic part of...
  3. Any news? Was it on its own power or towed?

    Any news?

    Was it on its own power or towed?
  4. However, using the Army LSVs / LCUs to experiment...

    However, using the Army LSVs / LCUs to experiment / exercise the new Navy/Marine Corps doctrinal thoughts may have merit. If (IF) it works, then buy new LSVs and/or LCUs for the Navy/Marine Corps....
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    Sir, in the US Army, there is no platoon 2 IC. ...

    Sir, in the US Army, there is no platoon 2 IC. In the US Army the Platoon Leader is the only officer. The Platoon Sergeant is the next higher and has no authority. The unit was operating dispersed...
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    LTC Vindman was selected by 3 senior Army...

    LTC Vindman was selected by 3 senior Army officers for promotion to the rank of Colonel....something less than 20% of lieutenant colonels accomplish. Nothing automatic.

    He, along with his twin...
  7. GVC, Not saying it should change your opinion....

    GVC,

    Not saying it should change your opinion. Just that our opinions about their decision are no more than a fart in the wind to them!
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    Well 2020 appears to be more like......

    Well 2020 appears to be more like...
    https://youtu.be/qfZVu0alU0I
  9. I just picked that one article cause I was in a...

    I just picked that one article cause I was in a hurry....but the wholesale dismemberment of the Black Civil Service set them back for decades. His judicial appointments were also very conservative...
  10. Joe, We are symapitco. FDR did the right...

    Joe,

    We are symapitco. FDR did the right thing by bringing in Knudsen....that was the government's responsibility and not the War Departments. And the Army didn't need to consider the needs of...
  11. Go play with your models, Gunny

    Go play with your models, Gunny
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    Y2K kicking in HARD!

    Y2K kicking in HARD!
  13. Joe, while Knudsen had a big impact it was...

    Joe, while Knudsen had a big impact it was something else which had a greater impact. In the early 1920s the Army opened the Army Industrial College. The mission of the school was to bring Army...
  14. Colonel, get out. Sherman was an...

    Colonel, get out.



    Sherman was an Artilleryman....and there was a FT Sherman....it was in Panama.
  15. Eric, Don't get me started on the abject...

    Eric,

    Don't get me started on the abject failure of Wilson as a wartime leader. Arsenal of Democracy my ass! The ONLY reason US industry was halfway ready is because of contracts they had had...
  16. So Gunny asked me who I would rename the forts...

    So Gunny asked me who I would rename the forts for...and then brought up Sparky.

    So here is my considered list.

    Recommended changes to Army Installations named for Confederates

    1. FT Lee. ...
  17. Knowing John Coski personally, I'll go with...

    Knowing John Coski personally, I'll go with him....
  18. Again, as I said, his name has been problematic...

    Again, as I said, his name has been problematic within academia....which is what this entire thread is about...for decades. And there have been multiple questions within the field about his...
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    Wait, does anyone else see an issue with this...

    Wait, does anyone else see an issue with this statement?

    A media network has ZERO responsibility on getting any politician elected.

    A media network is supposed to report, not advocate.

    That...
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    So help me out here...did POTUS, in the same...

    So help me out here...did POTUS, in the same weekend, sign an EO to protect statues to traitors who took up arms against loyal Americans, an American Army lead by one of the greatest Republican...
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