Category Army

4 Potential Scenarios Should War Erupt Between North & South Korea; What If NK Aims It Missiles At Japan And/Or U.S. Naval Assets

Dave Maxwell wrote that the four scenarios outlined below are “​Some interesting scenarios.​”        To these I might add (1) What if Jong-Un is assassinated from within — by his own ‘palace guard?’  Do we have any idea what might transpire if that happened.  Would China consider orchestrating a coup and/or an assassination […]

Obituary For Maj. Gen. (USA/Ret.) Albert N. Stubblebine

Albert N. Stubblebine, Major General, U.S. Army (Retired) died 6 February 2017. Graduating in 1952 from the US Military Academy, “Bert” as he was known to friends, was commissioned an Armor officer and later transferred to the Intelligence Corps. His first intelligence assignments included positions at the Army Imagery Interpretation Center. Later he joined the […]

These New Kinds Of Bullets Are Lethal Underwater

These New Kinds Of Bullets Are Lethal IUnderwater http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/13/these-new-kinds-bullets-are-lethal-underwater.html    A new breed of bullets could be used for underwater firefights. The CAV-X supercavitating bullets, made by DSG Technology, are designed to deliver lethality at much farther distances underwater. For special operations teams, such as the Navy SEALs and combat divers who operate around water, […]

‘Ballad Of The Green Berets’ Singer’s Biographer Talks About Barry Sadler’s Meteoric Rise, MurderCharge, Violent Death

A new book. ‘Ballad Of The Green Berets’ Singer’s Biographer Talks About Barry Sadler’s Meteoric Rise, MurderCharge, Violent Death https://www.stripes.com/lifestyle/ballad-of-the-green-berets-singer-s-biographer-talks-about-barry-sadler-s-meteoric-rise-murder-charge-violent-death-1.465731#.WQSI3okrJmq ILLUSTRATION BY SEAN MOORES/STARS AND STRIPES  Email  Print  Reddit  Tweet  Share  Google  More By SEAN MOORES | Stars and Stripes | Published: April 27, 2017 In 1966, Army Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler, an active-duty Green […]

BREAKING: Pentagon Investigating Former NSC Adviser Mike Flynn For Foreign Payments

To ensure delivery to your inbox add email@mail.nbcnews.com to your contacts | View in browser Apr 27, 2017 BREAKING: Pentagon investigating former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn for foreign payments Documents released Thursday reveal Flynn was specifically warned in 2014 not to take money from foreign governments without advance permission and is now under investigation […]

Trump ‘Armada’ Sent To Deter Kim Can’t Shoot Down His Missiles

Trump ‘Armada’ Sent To Deter Kim Can’t Shoot Down His Missiles by Anthony Capaccio April 26, 2017, 12:00 AM EDT   April 26, 2017, 10:45 AM EDT Vinson strike group escorts aren’t equipped for interceptions Navy vessels homeported in Japan would be needed for that https://www.bloomberg.com/poli tics/articles/2017-04-26/trump -s-armada-sent-to-deter-kim- can-t-knock-down-his-missiles   How China and the U.S. […]

Thunder Run To Seoul: Assessing North Korea’s War Plan – Modern War Institute

The comments highlighted in blue are from/by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell and his contact info is at the bottom of this article.  RCP, fortunascorner   From a military perspective it makes no sense for the nKPA to attack into Seoul with ground forces. The author is somewhat vague here but his comment about Seoul as […]

U.S. Likely Weighing Military Options Against North Korea

The comments highlighted in blue below are from/by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell, and his contact info is at the bottom of the article.  RCP, fortunascorner David Maxell:  So the author of this article emailed me yesterday to ask be about the north Korea Air Force.  I have pasted his email request and questions below and […]

The Special Trouble With Special Ops

The comments highlighted below in blue are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell. David Maxwell:  They are suited for a lot more than counterinsurgency.  But most important they should not conduct counterinsurgency themselves but rather are optimized to advise and assist (and assess) others in their internal development and defense programs so that they can defend themselves against […]

This Failed Secret Mission Changed Special Ops Forever

Dave Maxwell:  “The guts to try.” This Failed Secret Mission Changed Special Ops Forever By Twitter, www.businessinsider.com View Original April 24th, 2017 The wreckage from Operation Eagle Claw in 1980. موسسه مطالعات و پژوهش های سیاسی via Wikimedia Commons On Nov. 4, 1979, approximately 3,000 Iranian militants took control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran, holding 63 […]