Hitler’s Last Soldier: How a German POW hid from the FBI and lived in the U.S. undetected for four decades
After the end of World War II, there were many individuals of the Axis powers who held out, from Japanese Lieutenant Hiroo Onoda -who didn’t come out of hiding until 1974- to the German SS officers who allegedly fled to South America. There is one curious case of a... Read more
Poland set to buy new U.S. fighter jets, expand American military forces within the European nation
Poland is looking to cozy up to the United States again with the potential purchase of F-35 Lightning IIs, upgrading its airpower and shedding its former Soviet-bloc image. In all, 32 F-35’s would replace the long-in-the-tooth Soviet-era aircraft in Poland’s arsenal. “Fifth-generation fighter jets are already on the horizon,” Polish... Read more
Army gets $800 million to upgrade Apache & find replacements for squad weapon
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee has approved a 2020 spending bill which will allow the U.S. Army to get some serious helicopter upgrades and replace the venerable M249 Squad Automatic Weapon. In a massive $750 billion spending bill, the move will authorize $806.8 million for refurbished AH-64E Apaches,... Read more
Wholesaler took $20 million from the U.S. military for new uniforms, gave it Chinese knockoffs
The U.S. military was duped into buying over $20 million worth of fake uniform and equipment made in China, and now a Brooklyn wholesaler is paying the price. According to a release by the Department of Justice, Ramin Kohanbash provided samples of actual military uniforms and gear to manufacturers... Read more
Thank you for your service: How Memorial Day became a national holiday
For many, Memorial Day is a time of barbeques, three days of rest and a pretty decent time to buy a new vehicle. Some people take time to thank veterans for their sacrifices. However, if you’re thanking a veteran, you should only be thanking those interred in a graveyard.... Read more
Failure to launch: Congress committee approves partial funding for Space Force
The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has rejected a plan that would fully fund the sixth branch of the military, known as “Space Force.” In the 2020 budget proposal, the Committee claimed the proposal “leaves many unanswered questions and lacks important details and supporting analysis to justify the... Read more
Blue Angel’s “Fat Albert” takes final flight
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are saying “so long” to their beloved C-130T aircraft, affectionately known as “Fat Albert.” The announcement came on Wednesday, and the Blue Angels team noted that the plane -which falls under the US Marine Corps- had served for 17 years and had flown for... Read more
Air Force bringing back two prop planes for low-intensity conflicts
Two propeller-driven aircraft have been selected by the United States Air Force to fill a wide variety of combat roles. The Light Attack Aircraft Program has produced two winners for the USAF- the Sierra Nevada-Embraer A-29 Super Tucano and the Textron AT-6, two prop-driven aircraft that are ready, willing... Read more
Boeing’s new Apache looks a lot like a 1960’s helicopter
Boeing has released concept footage of a high-speed Apache attack helicopter during the Vertical Flight Society’s 75th Annual Forum & Technology Display- and it looks awfully familiar. Known as the Advanced AH-64 Block 2 Compound, the concept will serve as an interim solution in the U.S. Army Future Vertical... Read more
Musk & Bezos entering arms race, will bid on contracts to build rockets for US military
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have had their eyes in the skies for some time with their respected companies, SpaceX and Blue Origin but now it appears they have shifted their sights on ground targets as well. The pair of rocket-building billionaires are now entering the military-industrial market and... Read more

Andy Wolf

Andy Wolf is a Kentuckessee native who has spent over 1/3 of his life overseas in search of combat, riches and adventure- accruing over a decade of experience in military, private security, language, small arms training, journalism and corporate communications fields. Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor's of Science from Tennessee's Austin Peay State University- and is rarely seen without his canine companion, Savannah.

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