Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Celebrate Veterans Day

This is an excerpt from a Veteran’s Day essay, the author is unknown but I’d venture to say of high school age. It communicates feelings that are regrettably absent often superseded by smart devices and network appliances. Patriotism is not … Continue reading

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SECTOR 4: Extraction

SECTOR 4: Extraction Well its quite likely that you’ll feel better about contracting Ebola than watch this movie. This had to be the product of a bunch of airsofters and filmed with a Blackberry – oh wait, they don’t have … Continue reading

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On This Veteran’s Day Remember All Those Who Served

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Guns And Coffee Patch Spotted In Afghanistan

This photo comes from CNN’s Anna Coren imbedded with a SOF team in Nejarb, Afghanistan.

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U.S. Army Reports Suicides In 2012 Exceeded KIAs In Afghanistan.

Recent data from the Pentagon suggests the number of active-duty Army service members who died by their own hands in 2012 has potentially surpassed the number killed in action. Preliminary information released by the Army in December showed that as … Continue reading

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Bernard Smith, Al Jazeera, Narrates Taliban Video Planning Attack on Camp Bastion

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ATK Has Received the XM25 System Contract.

The folks at ATK have reason to cheer.  The company announced September 12th that it received an engineering and manufacturing development contract modification from the US Army’s Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier for its XM25, Individual Semi-Automatic Airburst System. The $16.8 … Continue reading

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“Fokking Hell”

I ran across a video clip on the Kommando web site. It’s a preview of the movie “Fokking Hell”, a compilation of video clips covering the Dutch mission in Afghanistan from 2006 through 2010. The action takes place in the Uruzgan … Continue reading

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Apache Helicopters Engage Taliban Fighters: The Need To Strengthen C2ISR

This LiveLeak video is an outstanding example on the importance of our rotary wing assets, particularly in asymmetric conflicts. It illustrates the challenges faced by forces as they attempt to coordinate engagements. As the video chronicles, ground forces with visibility of insurgents, unavailable to … Continue reading

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