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American And Australian Military – A 99 Year Relationship (Part Two)

May 6, 2017 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Yesterday, I wrote a Post for our site about the 99 years relationship between the U.S. Military and the Australian Military, and that Post is at this link. The information I used for that Post was taken from a wonderful book, a biography about General Sir John Monash, and that book’s […]

American And Australian Military – A 99 Year Relationship

May 5, 2017 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Last night, on Thursday 4th May, President Donald Trump met with the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull aboard the Second World War aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, now a military museum. They were both there for a special 75th Anniversary commemoration for The Battle Of The Coral Sea, which was held […]

Trump Takes The First Step In Restoring The US Military

January 29, 2017 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ On Friday, President Donald Trump signed an exceptionally important executive order initiating both the beginning of the rebuilding of the U.S. armed forces and the fulfillment of a campaign promise. Because he signed this order on the same day as he signed the order on immigration it hasn’t yet gotten the […]

Decapitating The U.S. Military

August 28, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Many Americans were shocked by the Islamic State video of the beheading of the photo journalist James Foley. Perhaps they had already forgotten the decapitation of Wall Street Journal journalist, Daniel Pearl in 2002. Most certainly, the memory of the murder of nearly 3,000 on September 11, 2001 with the destruction […]

Save Our All-volunteer Military

December 22, 2010 by

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By James Carafano, Ph.D. Saving the all-volunteer military requires modernizing its equipment and mission. Inflation and recession at home. Humiliation abroad. In the wake of the Vietnam War, America was foundering. Yet, the seeds of a national resurgence had already been planted by a most unlikely pair: Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman and Melvin R. […]

Our Warrior Class

April 4, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba I come from a generation, just as several before it, that was drafted into military service. The Draft, conscription, goes back to the days of the Civil War and, before that, it was understood that able-bodied men would serve in militias. After the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941, many American […]

Good Versus Evil (Part 2)

August 31, 2008 by

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In yesterday’s Post I mentioned that the results of an independent inquiry found that Australian Commando’s have no case to answer for allegedly mistreating some Taliban fighters captured after an intense and long battle against a numerically larger force. At the online Australian ABC News website in today’s news, there is yet another report calling […]