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2 hours, 16 minutes ago on America’s Rudderless Foreign Policy

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Current US foreign policy is run out the clock, blame the last guy and screw the next....

6 hours, 57 minutes ago on America’s Rudderless Foreign Policy

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Awesome description!!!! We also have challenge coins in the space launch world....get at least one for every bird I work....

18 hours, 18 minutes ago on Traditions Tuesday: The Challenge Coin

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I truly think this will twist very strangely in the coming weeks....agree with YP, terrs will be claiming it soon...

20 hours, 43 minutes ago on On The Germanwings Flight 9525 Tragedy

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Hmmmmmm.....interesting.

Decentralizing the decision making process, driving decison levels down to those in the know...not filtering up to be softened by out of touch administrators....

Trusting your people to execute a strategy and not dictating tactics...sounds like what companies are turning to in business....

Bottom line...trust the humans and not hide behind process. Good News

1 day, 20 hours ago on Two Counterterrorism Models, One Way Forward

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Just an excellent podcast guys...the LE angle is way different than I have ever seen...and coming from combat vets it looks to be a different way to address any issues our men in blue see/have...excellent...

and the chemistry...the shows are always a little bit of "revolutionary cabal" when the Green Berets host together...just howled with laughter at Derek...

and the cherry on top...CJ Ramone...

Keep em coming

3 days, 8 hours ago on Episode 137: Boko Haram Joins Forces with ISIS

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That news piece shows an intense human....

Thanks for sharing Jack...the histories of the formation of Delta you have turned me onto have been fascinating...

4 days, 8 hours ago on Flashback: Delta Force Founder Charlie Beckwith in Vietnam

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Guys - great podcast. Really can hear the bond of respect in that studio....look forward to the next Nomadic wander project (I imagine the boys won't get stuck in a field near Deer Trail this time....)....

5 days, 22 hours ago on Episode 136 – Army Rangers Marty Skovlund and Matt Sanders of Blackside Concepts

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Been waiting....I will go out and get me a copy....

Of course it will be on smile.amazon.com to benefit The Red Circle Foundation.....

Thanks Jack!!!!

1 week, 3 days ago on SOFREP is Proud to Present Jaeger: At War with Denmark’s Elite Special Forces

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This is a very good development....

1 week, 6 days ago on South African Contractors Take the Fight to Boko Haram

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Derek - where do you see the Congo fitting in with all this...it seems the forgotten problem...which I believe will lead to SA breaking up...

2 weeks ago on Ask SOFREP Author Derek Gannon, 5pm Pacific on March 12 in Team Room

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Touché - would you make chess and SJ games Ogre and WarpWar mandatory for all foreign service officers as well?

2 weeks ago on Ask SOFREP Author Derek Gannon, 5pm Pacific on March 12 in Team Room

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Derek - quick question....if you had the Presidents seat for 1 day what would be your first priority?

BTW - I agree on your thoughts about police getting out of their cruisers....

2 weeks ago on Ask SOFREP Author Derek Gannon, 5pm Pacific on March 12 in Team Room

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I agree MajRod...this stuff has intrigued me for decades...explosives and their effects especially

And the interaction with metallics is just cool...

Good review of Fury....loved the movie, very dark. And the technical details were incredible...the MG rate of fire sounds vs M2 etc...and the mix of Shermans...good work

2 weeks, 3 days ago on TALOS: Special Operations Powered Armor, or Just Another Boondoggle?

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Great reviews right there....it just floors me on how quick Jim is just demonstrating....

He flows like water over his opponent.....

Moral of the story...beware who you choose to mess with...

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Stand and Fight with Jim West: Review

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Oh Yes MajorRod...I have all four versions of The Forever War as well as Armor on my shelves (quite a twist on that one certainly)....

Something to ponder on personal armor...when we get the material science solved for space elevator cable (ribbon)....the weight of this suit will be cut by 75%....and great ballistic protection

2 weeks, 4 days ago on TALOS: Special Operations Powered Armor, or Just Another Boondoggle?

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I concur MajorRod....Elefant was a good usage of chassis that existed....that drive train always lingers in minds....great on trains and subs....but not ready for armor at the time...

I think we could add M551 to our side of the ledger for rushed intro...

2 weeks, 4 days ago on TALOS: Special Operations Powered Armor, or Just Another Boondoggle?

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Oh yes - the thinking with 6 that Battlesuit from Ogre may be even better

2 weeks, 5 days ago on TALOS: Special Operations Powered Armor, or Just Another Boondoggle?

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I agree Major....I had thoughts of waste heat recovery or something like that...hybrids are pretty efficient for IC engines....but not terribly efficient...

Just hate to see Talos become Porshes Elefant....

2 weeks, 5 days ago on TALOS: Special Operations Powered Armor, or Just Another Boondoggle?

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Hehe - good fun...though thinking about it the Steve Jackson Battlesuit from Ogre may be more appropriate....

2 weeks, 5 days ago on TALOS: Special Operations Powered Armor, or Just Another Boondoggle?

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Sweet!!!! Still scratching my head on that power source...

Joe Haldeman's Forever War lives!!!! Next we will have laser fingers....

2 weeks, 5 days ago on TALOS: Special Operations Powered Armor, or Just Another Boondoggle?

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Excellent overall view of the affair....I believe Jack and Brandon had some very good juice on this affair in the Benghazi Report....

Isn't it just fascinating that hillary's email revelation appears in the news right on top of Patraeus' closure for essentially the same thing.....the media battlefield is being prepped....

3 weeks, 2 days ago on The Petraeus Affair: A Sad and Ignominious End

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Amen 6!!!! Or maybe Montana roughnecks....

Men best to not irritate unless you are just fixin to tussle...

3 weeks, 6 days ago on “Inside the Team Room: Navy SEALs” Reviewed

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Chief....just awesome. You stated directly what is needed...action, not words.

"For ye shall know him by his deeds....."

Stay The Course

4 weeks ago on Brandon Webb on CNN, Discusses Routh Verdict

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Oh yeah 6!!! When I watch Drago's body language I see a man who makes a deal on his golden word... the old fashioned no BS cattle hand who will wade into a herd of heifers and calves with nothin but his hat to cut the herd...the bedrock men of this Republic...

4 weeks, 1 day ago on “Inside the Team Room: Navy SEALs” Reviewed

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Concur ..... this is a very good series with some incredible insight....rough and too the point....

Go see it all!

1 month ago on “Inside the Team Room: Navy SEALs” Reviewed

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Great peek Brandon...it is on pre-order.

1 month ago on Among Heroes: Navy SEAL Dave Scott “Daredevil”

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Going into the purchase cart.....very enticing review

1 month ago on “The Book of Honor” Reviewed

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@YP Wow - that is obscure....kind of like "China Pilot"...off I go to smile.amazon.com to benefit The Red Circle Foundation.....

Many, many thanks...your depth is just awesome...

1 month, 1 week ago on Proxies and Guerillas: Delayed Armageddon

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Peter,

Exccellent piece...it seems to me, as so eloquently stated below by YP, that patience is required...the slow drip of cultural change requires decades and centuries. The proxy conflicts tamp down flare ups in my belief....but they are getting uglier with modern weapons.

This will all change if Iran gets a nuke....The Soviets and the US all love the lives in the end of the citizens...it looks to be the very opposite with the mullahs.

1 month, 1 week ago on Proxies and Guerillas: Delayed Armageddon

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@YP - incredible addition to the piece...

1 month, 1 week ago on Proxies and Guerillas: Delayed Armageddon

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I agree - this whole thing is disgusting. All the perpetrators and participants are the lowest form of scum on the planet....I would wholeheartedly support a bounty on the lot....all of em are sleaze using oxygen better suited for real humans

1 month, 1 week ago on The Power Elite’s Blackmail Network

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Concur...though "justice" is the more appropriate Deckard quip...

What we are seeing with the MSM imploding and social networks exploding (the traditional oral history is returning in the exponential growth social networks...) and the possibility of a return to tribal Justice and the fading of the nation state from the Peace of Westphalia....

Very dangerous if the population is bereft of respect for life and unwilling to challenge social norms to tell true history....the MSM and wheels of justice are certainly spinning fables to protect the elites...I envision pitchforks soon....

1 month, 1 week ago on The Power Elite’s Blackmail Network

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Jack - another must read and share article....

Seems yet again "life immitates art..."

Who will be Deckard?

1 month, 1 week ago on The Power Elite’s Blackmail Network

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Sean - that hands down is your best reply....infinitely deep...words to ponder and spread to the ends of the earth.

1 month, 1 week ago on A Navy SEAL’s Opinion of American Sniper “The Movie” and The Moral Cowardice of Moore, Rogen, and Maher

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Thanks Chief - william's career is very quickly going into the shitter...appropriate for a screaming progressive...maybe now he can live like to rest of us "serfs" - I have no sympathy for him since he used his position to lie about many things to the country to get his agenda in...

1 month, 1 week ago on Former SEAL TEAM 6 Operator Calls Brian Williams To The Carpet

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@Recon6 - you humble me 6......

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Female Kurdish Snipers Cut ISIS Down to Size

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Hehehe.....the ice ring it is for you Lindy West....

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Got Questions About War? Ask Lindy West…

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@Recon6 You truly are way too kind.....I am just a simple contractor....You Call, We Haul....

It is truly a priviledge and an honor to keep those vital eyes in the sky up for the men...especially in those lonely reaches.....

Admittedly it is a hoot getting to work with ordnance though...

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Female Kurdish Snipers Cut ISIS Down to Size

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@Recon6 - damn 6, I hear you 5x5......that may be the most fearsome response I have ever seen you drop in.....that is the true warrior-poet I have come to love bantering with...no offense intended to anybody here at all but that was the 'ol LRRP we get glimpses of....

I am truly humbled to wander the ether here with you!!!!

Stay The Course

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Female Kurdish Snipers Cut ISIS Down to Size

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@Recon6 - that is a good comparison for Jack..I would add that to my thoughts of him being a modern Arthur Koestler for his "fiction" novels and we are truly blessed to have good company here in this rollicking place called SOFREP ... Everyone is willing to participate in the hotwash...

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Female Kurdish Snipers Cut ISIS Down to Size

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Concur here 6....When Chris Kyle was assassinated Jack was who got the word out to us at SOFREP ...I have been following his writing since his days commenting over on Eeben Barlow's blog and there are subtle nuances in his writing when his heart is heavy..reporting the death of Chris Kyle was one of those posts....

This post has the tone of a call to action for SOFREP to bug any and all to get support ramped up for the Kurds...no better way than to highlight the raw tenacity of female fighters...that is a hardwired reaction for sheepdogs....

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Female Kurdish Snipers Cut ISIS Down to Size

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Yes - one of my Senators got it this morning...more to come

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Female Kurdish Snipers Cut ISIS Down to Size

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@BrandonWebbb - aha...I see the meaning on picking where we want to go

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Ukraine’s Own “Joan of Ark” Nadiya Savchenko Kidnapped By Russians

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Jack - that ranks as one of your best articles ever....

I encourage all here at SOFREP to share this with every elected official they can contact....

I do hope your prediction does not hold true...at a minimum I pray they don't get captured

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Female Kurdish Snipers Cut ISIS Down to Size

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Chief - excellent post...but seeing how the current admin is fumbling around, tying itself in knots, over the words it is using to describe ISIS I have no faith in anything meaningful happening in the Ukraine via the USA

I feel for thus woman but I fear she will be just another tidbit in history....

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Ukraine’s Own “Joan of Ark” Nadiya Savchenko Kidnapped By Russians

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Concur 6....Putin has a far different agenda.....

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Ukraine’s Own “Joan of Ark” Nadiya Savchenko Kidnapped By Russians

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