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President Bush may find it funny but the Iraq War is no joke
“Laughing it off as a gaffe was the worst part about it.”
No, Hollywood is not required to screw up military uniforms
This is your chance to become a military adviser to Hollywood.
Why the US Army will be ‘vital’ in a fight against China
“Everything that happens, happens on the land … That’s where the problems exist."
US troops are going back to Somalia, but not for ‘combat’
“Our forces are not now, nor will they be directly engaged in combat operations.”
Russian troops are proving that cell phones in war zones are a very bad idea
"If I can find you, I can target you."
Say less: Elite Army snipers offer their secret to better communication
"The more you talk, the more confused everyone gets."
The US may be using Ukraine as a blueprint for how Taiwan could stop a Chinese invasion
Missiles. Lots of missiles.
Russia actually isn’t as good at information warfare as everyone thought
Russian memes are working about as well as Russian tanks.
Snipers need commanders to learn how to use them
"[I]f we aren’t leveraging them .... we’re probably failing our formation."
‘All species of Russian tank die’ in this genius parody video of a nature documentary
The circle of life.
The ‘Halo’ series does what no one expected: It captures the true cost of war
Halo, despite its many faults, is perhaps Hollywood’s best attempt at tackling moral injury in war.
Why ‘military grade’ is just another way of saying ‘cheaply made junk’
I do not think it means what you think it means.
How the Army is training its future leaders to fight China and Russia
“We basically made this cognitive break with the Middle East.”
What overturning Roe v. Wade could mean for the US military
“How many women in uniform are elected officials willing to kill because of this decision?”
‘The king of battle’ — How US artillery in the hands of Ukrainians may reshape the war with Russia
We’ve always called it ‘the king of battle'"
Why the Chinese military wants thousands of ‘made-to-order’ noncommissioned officers
Beijing has been producing a new force of noncommissioned officers over the past decade.
How the US military’s reliance on fossil fuels puts troops in danger
"It is an amazingly complex effort to maintain the fuel lines," said Marine Gen. James Mattis.
Climate change is running the National Guard ragged
“It’s only going to get worse.”
Extreme weather is costing the military billions in damages and it’s only getting worse
From Tyndall Air Force Base to Camp Lejeune, it's cost the Pentagon billions in repairs, and it's expected to continue.
Why the Pentagon is fanboying over Elon Musk’s space company
“Following a commercial approach, just like SpaceX, allowed me to accomplish a number of ‘firsts.'"
What this old Russian tank tells us about the invasion of Ukraine
"The Russian philosophy is ... you're either going to get to your objective or you're going to die trying."
How a former US Navy sailor became a Putin propagandist
Patrick Lancaster describes himself as an independent journalist. Critics say he's a foot soldier for Moscow's information war against Ukraine.
No, tanks will not be obsolete in the wars of the future
"I don’t think the time of the tank has passed.”
‘Second Suicide Battalion’ — Where military justice weaponizes mental health
Rampant disregard for the rights of the accused is not just commonplace, it is deeply entrenched in the military justice system.
Air Force leaders love the phrase ‘multi-capable airmen.’ Here’s why airmen hate it
“If they weren’t just rebranding ‘do more with less’ ... then I’d be on board."