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
Saudia Arabia says an oil tanker has been sabotaged, drones attacked pipeline
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia claims that drones attacked an oil pipeline on Tuesday, causing a severe fire that disrupted oil operations. The attack is just one of many recent assaults on oil industry in the region, coming not long after four oil tankers were sabotaged while anchored in... Read more
Acoustic technology will deliver GPS location of enemy sniper to soldier’s smartphone
A French researcher has developed upon existing military-grade hearing protection so it can identify the direction of incoming fire- and the U.S. Army is all ears. Known as the Tactical Communication and Protective System (TCAPS), the earplugs have built-in microphones that allow soldiers to protect their hearing without sacrificing... Read more
U.S. reveals ‘Flying Ginsu’ missile which cuts down targets, reduces collateral damage
The United States has developed an awesome new weapon for killing high-value targets without causing extensive collateral damage, and it has already proven itself in at least five countries. The missile, which is dubbed the R9X “Flying Ginsu,” is a non-explosive missile which kills the enemy target with kinetic... Read more
Not just carriers: U.S. also sending four B-52 bombers to Middle East
Four US B-52 bombers have been deployed to the Middle East in response to threats of a possible attack by Iran against local American troops in the region, according to U.S. officials. The bombers, which made up the bulk of the aerial nuclear response fleet during the Cold War... 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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