Russian destroyer nearly collides with U.S. cruiser, Navy blames Russia for near collision
The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Chancellorsville was forced to take evasive maneuvers in the Pacific after it was nearly struck a Russian destroyer. While both sides are blaming each other, the Russians are well-known for playing chicken with enemy ships and aircraft.  In fact, earlier this week a... Read more
U.S. will start testing hypersonic weapons in 2020
The U.S. Army has announced that they will be testing hypersonic weapons next year, likely in the form of a cruise missile. The weapon can reportedly move five times the speed of sound and is launched by a tactical truck with a 30-foot transporter erector launcher. The weapon is... Read more
It could be another decade before Ford-class carriers are able to launch F-35C jets
The U.S. Navy is facing severe scrutiny from Congress after it was discovered that the new Ford-class supercarriers would be unable to launch and recover aircraft, with the legislative branch going so far as to propose refusing deliveries of future carriers until they can sort the issues out. The... Read more
U.S. performing simulated military strikes near Iran in deliberate show of force
A U.S. Navy carrier strike group and U.S. Air Force bombers conducted simulated military strikes near Iran over the weekend, reminding the Persian nation why they should not provoke the United States of America. In response to Iranian military posturing, the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group launched assets... Read more
China is still trying to wipe the memory of the violent Tiananmen Square protests after 30 years
Thirty years ago, the Chinese Communist Party deployed military forces to Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to violently suppress a pro-liberty movement made up largely of students. Today, they continue to try and pretend it never happened. As a young man, I spent several of my teenage years as an expatriate... Read more
‘Call of Duty’ maker wants Humvee lawsuit thrown out, calls it attack on First Amendment
The company behind the Call of Duty franchise is under fire by the maker of the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), with the former party claiming the high-dollar lawsuit is an infringement of the First Amendment. The fracas came after AM General demanded an undisclosed monetary sum, seeking... Read more
A young George Washington once lost a battle on July 4th
Long before George Washington went down in history as an American founding father, highest-ranking military leader and the first President of the United States, he found himself forced to surrender for the first and only time in his life- and he was commended for it. In what would begin... Read more
Naval destroyers could be equipped with missile eliminating laser system by 2021
The U.S. Navy may soon be arming their workhorse destroyer fleet with a laser defense system as early as 2021. The Arleigh Burke-class destroyers have been selected as the platform for the High Energy Laser and Integrated Optical-dazzler with Surveillance systems, according to a new report. The laser would... Read more
U.S. turns to French drone manufacturer as trade war with China widens
Off-the-shelf drone technology is a hot item for the U.S. Military, and the dubious origin for many of these products -naturally, we’re talking about China- have narrowed down the number of companies that can provide for the world’s sole hyperpower. Fortunately, for us, we’ll always have Paris. Parrot, a... Read more
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

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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