Your Favorite Cult Movies Were Shot at These LA Spots
The great thing about a cult movie is that it can be anything as long as the fans are there. It can be a low-budget horror film, a teen comedy, a nightmarish experimental movie, or even a studio film that found a second life on a grainy VHS tape. It ...
June 18, 2015
McCain Points To 'Dramatic Change' In Chinese-Built Islands
Earlier in the hearing, McCain, sounding hoarse but still full of vim and vigor, slammed the newly confirmed director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Marine Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, for his argument that Russia's shorter supply lines would render ...
February 26, 2015
Nine oval miniature on ivory portrait paintings of prominent men and women from colonial-era America, all of them rendered by Charles Willson Peale (Md./Pa., 1741-1827), sold for a combined $94,163 at the 6th annual Palm Beach Auction, held Feb ...
June 15, 2015
Living With PTSD and Allowing Myself to Get Help
An alarm clock chimes across a pitch-black room. I slowly rise. Morning dew glinting off the fields gives way to a kaleidoscope of neon signs as I reach town. Pulling into the “While the military is making some steps to make it easier and more ...
June 22, 2012
Eva Murray: Maine's first Honor Flight trip takes Vinalhaven war veterans to ...
Our party also included two Vietnam veterans, Gordon “Bobo” Walsh, USMC (and later Army) and Fred Small, Army infantry, as well as Air Force veteran Alan Barker going along as guardian to Cap Conway. I happened to overhear one student ask Walsh ...
March 31, 2014
The Marine Response to Women in Combat
The Corps took a survey of both its men and its women: Both sexes surveyed mentioned intimate relationships between Marines and feeling obligated to protect female Marines among their top five concerns about allowing women into ground combat jobs ...
February 1, 2013
David Petraeus, the pressures of politics, and the road out of Iraq.
Early in 2007, when David Petraeus became Commanding General of United States and international forces in Iraq, he had in mind a strategy to manage the political pressures he would face because of the unpopularity of the war, then four years old, and ...
September 1, 2008
Because I live on Matinicus, where there is no regular ferry, and because I do a lot of stuff that involves going to the mainland, I spend a lot of time underfoot in the Penobscot Island Air office at the Knox County Airport. A few weeks ago, P. I. A. owner and pilot Kevin Waters told me that I ought to meet the new physician’s assistant on Vinalhaven, some guy named Earl Morse. the first Honor Flight trip originating from Maine left the island of Vinalhaven. Four veterans from that island and four helpers — called “guardians” in the Honor Flight lingo — began the three-day event by gathering for lunch with the students at the Vinalhaven School. Pretty much all we did was to offer to carry their luggage (which offer they refused), offer to push the oldest in wheelchairs (which they put up with only when absolutely necessary in the interest of full-on speed), and snapped photos of them... Just the same, each Honor Flight veteran travels with an assistant to make the journey close to effortless. The Honor Flight Network ensures the trip is as easy as possible for the guests of honor, even for those of advanced age or in declining health. Eldest in our little group was Leonard “Bud” Skoog, 86, a Vinalhaven native and former Maine State Ferry Service engineer who had served in the Navy during World War II. Articulate and warm, Bud is one of those guys with whom it’s easy to fall... As the youngest in the group at 50, I soon felt like I had a bunch of new uncles.
What do Marines worry about if and when women enter all combat roles. Male Marines also listed among their top concerns fears about being falsely accused of sexual harassment or assault, fraternization or some Marines getting preferential treatment. Both sexes surveyed mentioned intimate relationships between Marines and feeling obligated to protect female Marines among their top five concerns about allowing women into ground combat jobs. Women Marines listed among their top three concerns enemies targeting women as POWs, the risk of sexual harassment or assault and hygiene requirements, according to the results which did not given specifics.
Early in 2007, when David Petraeus became Commanding General of United States and international forces in Iraq, he had in mind a strategy to manage the political pressures he would face because of the unpopularity of the war, then four years old,... ” In thinking about how to cope with political divisions in the United States over Iraq, he was influenced, he told me recently, by Samuel Huntington’s 1957 book “The Soldier and the State,” which argues that civilian control over the military can... Petraeus is registered to vote as a Republican in New Hampshire—he once described himself to a friend as a northeastern Republican, in the tradition of Nelson Rockefeller—but he said that around 2002, after he became a two-star general, he stopped... As he departed for Baghdad, to oversee a “surge” deployment of additional American troops to Iraq, he sought, as he recalled it, “to try to avoid being pulled in one direction or another, to be in a sense used by one side or the other. ” He added, “That’s very hard to do, because you become at some point sort of the face of the war, the face of the surge.
United States Marine Corps Double Ring Neon C
Double ringed neon. Outside ring coordinates with printed logo . Inside ring illuminates the clock face. Battery operated quartz clock mechanism. Wall hanging mount. Chrome color. No assembly required. 14.5 in. Dia. x 3 in. H (6 lbs.)Every game room ...
December 10, 2013
United States Air Force Neon Clock
This United States Air Force Neon Clock. Features include: High polished chrome finish molded resin housing Full color logo on the clock face Double ring of neon (outside ring coordinates with screen printed logo and inside ring illuminates the clock face ...
December 10, 2013