Tag: military

Marines to Alcohol Test

The U.S. Marine Corps will now be conducting regular, random breath alcohol tests.  Marines will be required to submit to a breathalyzer test and those who register a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of .01 or greater will receive counseling.

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Air Assault School at Camp Smith

As some of you may know, I spent the last week at New York Guard Annual Training at Camp Smith Training Site in Cortland Manor, New York. The Army was there doing its Air Assault training for the military, including West Point cadets.  The

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Why Dog Tags Have the Notch

Ever wonder why military dog tags from the era of WWII to Vietnam have the notch?  Well, wonder no more! (h/t This Ain’t Hell)  

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Mercenary Navy Coming Soon

The Somali Pirate situation has gotten so out of hand that insurance companies are starting their own navy. They’re hoping it might go a little something like this.

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V-22 Osprey In Combat

The controversial V-22 Osprey, the Marine Corps’ hybrid helicopter/airplane just got its first taste of combat… and performed well.

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