Understanding that the free flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz is vital to both Australia’s economy as well as national defense, the country’s chief executive has ordered contingents of all three branches of the Australian Defence Forces to report for duty with the US/UK task force ensuring freedom of navigation between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Continue reading “Strait of Hormuz: Aussies Saddle-Up w/ US, British Navies — Germans, Dutch Wuss-Out”
In a video released by the Houthi-run news site Al-Masirah, a rather jerky clip was released by the Houthi terrorists of a suicide bomber in a speedboat striking the stern of a Saudi Arabian warship. Continue reading “Pentagon: Saudi frigate hit by suicide bomber was meant for US Navy (Video)”
Perhaps it’s poetic justice that the warship named after the man many accuse of ruining the US Navy has broken down on its first long range cruise. The USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) has essentially become the world’s most technologically advanced and expensive buoy while transiting the Panama Canal. Continue reading “Most Expensive Destroyer Ever Breaks Down on Maiden Voyage”
The vast majority of Americans who never had the opportunity to serve in the Armed Forces don’t realize that those who were in uniform voluntarily surrendered certain Constitutional rights when they joined. One of those rights knowingly given-up was freedom of speech and expression in the form of openly showing disrespect to either the American flag and/or the National Anthem. Continue reading “Another sailor’s open disrespect to America, à la Kaepernick”
After a singular weekend Reservist drill with the U.S. Navy, Vice President Joe Biden’s youngest son has been kicked out of the Armed Forces for cocaine use. As reported by the Wall Street Journal on Oct. 16, 2014, the now ex-Ensign Hunter Biden sunk his naval career literally on his first day of duty.