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April 26, 2021

Medal of Honor

Filed under: General — dknights @ 1:20 pm
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There is only one Medal of Honor recipient from WWII left.  I am not sure we have enough of these types of citizens today.

April 22, 2021

A bust is coming

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:07 pm
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Read this story.  Then go re-watch the movie “The Big Short“.

April 20, 2021

Have we broken our military?

Filed under: General — dknights @ 11:10 am
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Given some recent troubles in the US Navy, combined with this story about Ft. Bragg, one is left to wonder if we haven’t broken our military forces.

March 29, 2021

Read Professor Reynolds

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 3:41 pm
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As I have said previously, I recommend everyone read everything Professor Glenn Reynolds writes. This is no exception.

February 18, 2021

Another Mars landing

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:46 am
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Thursday February 18th, hopefully, we will land another rover on Mars. Story here. (Post in memory of Mike Nofsinger who would be glued to NASA TV.)

February 16, 2021

This is unreal

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:38 am
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This is unreal.  The technology is just amazing.

February 8, 2021

XP-47H

Filed under: Modeling,Technology — dknights @ 1:28 am
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I love the XP-47H.  Probably my favorite aircraft that never made it into production.  Scrolling through YouTube. I came across this.

December 30, 2020

A long shot

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:33 pm
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The US Army just achieved a pretty amazing milestone.  An PGM artillery shot from 43 miles away.  It seems as if our military is pulling further and further ahead technologically.  Now, if we can just keep China from stealing all of it.

November 30, 2020

Way cool lasers

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:29 pm
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Looks like Lasers will be coming to a battlefield sooner rather than later.  Here is why.

November 11, 2020

US Navy to get new boomers

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 5:08 pm
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The USN is going to get new SSBNs, with contracts just signed for the first two subs.  Story here. (Hey Inch, want to place a bet on when the first one is actually delivered?)

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