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    Poll: For anybody who enjoys sherry casked scotches and...

    For anybody who enjoys sherry casked scotches and peaty scotches, the Dalwhinnie Distiller's Edition is a must have. I had a bottle gifted to me, and it's mucho bueno!
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    I just figured that they were invented by British...

    I just figured that they were invented by British football fans!
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    Best Superbowl Ad?

    Advertisers spend millions of dollars for a coveted Superbowl Ad spot. So, what's the greatest Superbowl ad of all time?

    Here's my favorite - it's the pilot version for what would eventually air....
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    And now looks to be the next ISAF commander.

    And now looks to be the next ISAF commander.
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    And I did it again :biggrin: Had an O-6 guest...

    And I did it again :biggrin:

    Had an O-6 guest speaker at my basic course use the line . . . and have never forgotten, especially during those movements to daylight!
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    Sure it has. You now carry 100lbs of lightweight...

    Sure it has. You now carry 100lbs of lightweight sh!t.
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    Poll: You need to come to a real whisky bar:...

    You need to come to a real whisky bar: http://jackrosediningsaloon.com/.
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    Poll: Peat is generally an acquired taste. The...

    Peat is generally an acquired taste. The smokiness comes from how the malt is dried. In Islay, the dried peat is used as the fuel to heat the floor to dry to malted barley, and the smoke infuses...
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    Poll: What's your budget and do your taste buds have...

    What's your budget and do your taste buds have any no-go terrain?
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    He commanded the 82nd ABN and is now a 3-star...

    He commanded the 82nd ABN and is now a 3-star with the NATO HQ in Turkey.
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    My former BN CDR was the 1-star on watch duty the...

    My former BN CDR was the 1-star on watch duty the night they screwed up and flew the nukes from Minot to Barksdale. He's the one who had to call the SecDef and let him know about it.
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    Glenlivet 12 or Glendfiddich 12 and Woodford...

    Glenlivet 12 or Glendfiddich 12 and Woodford Reserve should be the first whisky bottles to make the shelf.
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    Sticky: AR lives miles away from the original iron...

    AR lives miles away from the original iron mountain - City Point. Prior to the 1864 Overland Campaign, LTG Grant instructed MG Halleck to put 1,000,000 rations afloat - he would tell him later where...
  14. The US does just fine training others at the...

    The US does just fine training others at the tactical level. However, at the strategic level, the question is whether you've got a partner that shares the same interests as you, and the answer is...
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    Sticky: Page 605 - "War Is an Instrument of Policy"

    Page 605 - "War Is an Instrument of Policy"
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    Sticky: I've had that one on the shelf for years and have...

    I've had that one on the shelf for years and have yet to get to it. However, I do know that it's widely used when looking at the Interwar Period.

    I'd offer the following book, which looks at your...
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    Sticky: He was probably too pissed at Bismark to realize...

    He was probably too pissed at Bismark to realize that Bismark had created the favorable strategic environment and then kept the Prussian Army from experiencing too much operational success, which...
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    Sticky: Von Moltke the Elder rejected Clausewitz's notion...

    Von Moltke the Elder rejected Clausewitz's notion that policy should extend its influence into operations. Given his success, subsequent officers hued his notion of the separation of strategy and...
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    Sticky: After a multiyear absence, I will try and...

    After a multiyear absence, I will try and resurrect this and make necroposting an art form . . .

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    Tactics and operations are slaves to strategy, which in turn, is a slave to...
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    Poll: If I had been thinking strategically, I would...

    If I had been thinking strategically, I would have developed a pre-nup that required a whiskey at each anniversary in equal age to the anniversary. While my young liver (and stomach) would have...
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