The headlines recently along with social media postings, say it all.
Let’s start with today’s insanity:
Whatever that is should sign up to go help Ukraine. I hope they still are not in active service or our standards have really collapsed. The patch on it's shoulder is the 197th Fire Brigade of the New Hampshire National Guard. I worked with them in Iraq before years ago and… https://t.co/RRh5Cle5yU pic.twitter.com/vhWq1RPNFp— GraphicW (@GraphicW5) March 9, 2023
For some strange reason, I think my old ass with bad knees, an older back, and always carrying extra ammo could out hike whatever that is in the video above with my weapons collection, vest, and an 80 lb pack; in the Florida heat.
Then there is this beauty of a story from Military.com:
So now if a war breaks out on a global scale, any plane of that type is fair game because our enemies will not know if it is a US aircraft or some other nation’s. Brilliant. Because I wouldn’t trust our nation to not use transponder codes of other nations to mask our government’s intentions.
Then there is this tragedy which reminds everyone how bad it is getting, from StarsAndStripes.com:
If a major war breaks out, the United States recon and forward operating small unit concept will pay a huge price. This is insanity or a deliberate effort to weaken the capabilities of the one of the truly elite groups in our infantry inventory.
Thankfully, our military has its priorities for the next big war all ready to go per the MilitaryTimes.com:
Good deal. Now we don’t have to worry about “clumps of cells” going into battles with the All-American Amazon Battalion.
Also from the Military Times, this highlight of what our military is working on now:
Ummm, China? Hello?
But let’s think positive. The US has a fantastic defense industry. We’ll be able to fight a major war for many, many years, right?
From the National Review:
“The problem is we have consumed so much supply in the first ten months of the war,” he said. “We’ve essentially used up 13 years’ worth of Stinger production and five years’ worth of Javelin production.”
Sleep tight America General Austin will protect you.