This list of Top Ten Armies (Military Powers) in the world is subjective at best. Unless you looked at specific aspects and judged based on that criteria alone, the list cannot be definitive. One can look at a nation’s defense budget or the size of their enlisted members, or combine the two. Another area for [...]
A lot of controversy lies within the production of the upcoming movie “Zero Dark Thirty”. The movie encountered criticism when rumors surfaced that director Kathryn Bigelow and the movie’s screenwriter, Marl Boal were given classified information. The Judicial Watch reported that Bigelow and Boal received unprecedented CIA access to top-level, classified information in [...]
Admiral William H. McRaven – currently a four-star Admiral of the United States Navy – was born on November 6, 1955 in Pinehurst, NC. Admiral McRaven, commander of the US Joint Special Operations Command, is most recently noted for his involvement in Operation Neptune [...]
In response to the September 11, 2012 attack on the US consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi in Libya, a US Marine’s FAST (Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team) Company was deployed. It is believed the team was sent first to Tripoli, not Benghazi.
No Easy Day is a newly released controversial book recounting the day Osama bin Laden was killed. Penned under the name, Mark Owen, this former US Navy DEVGRU member (identified as Matt Bissonnette) has written his account of the historical mission, Operation Neptune Spear.
The Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion was introduced in 1981 seven years after its initial flight on March 1, 1974. Modeled after the CH-53 Sea Stallion, the Super Stallion was designed with a third engine and seven main rotor blades and some changes in the tail rotor. Built mainly for the US Marine Corps, [...]