Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
Ah, chrome: Go-to bedazzlement of newly-rich rappers, poisoner of American children, preferred battle paint of the ghastly War Boys from Mad Max: Fury Road — and now, apparently, the latest secret ingredient in the U.S. Army's beastly howitzers.
U.S. Marines have been on the ground fighting ISIS in Syria since March, when a detachment from an amphibious task force arrived in the country, where they joined U.S. special operations forces to support partner forces.
With deployments of Marines and soldiers to the battlefields of Iraq and Syria on the rise, there’s one weapon system that’s been putting in a lot of work in the campaign against ISIS. And no, it’s not the F-35: We’re talking about the M777 Howitzer and its gun crews, who for the past year have been shelling the ever-loving shit out of ISIS militants.