United States Constabulary
Short Stories you will enjoy.
Posted Sept. 26, 2008
Got to reading about
Military Stuff, what old timer doesn't. Come across this write up in
the Military news. Big Breakthru. The Research and Development
command, has come up with the latest in Ammunition. Ammo is for a 120
mm tank cannon firing a canister round containing 1,150 tungsten
pellets. Big hullabaloo, with video and sound.
Hello out there. 1946 to 1952
Vilseck and Grafenwhor. Scenario, tank firing range, M8 Armored Car,
fire one, CANISTER ROUND, pellets flying, sound, familiar. Gee, maybe
they will come up with a six wheel armored vehicle with a curved bottom
to deflect mines, crew behind armor to protect from small arms
fire, mounting a small caliber cannon and a coaxial machine
gun to move troops around in????
Publication titled FM 3-07
Posted Nov. 22, 2008
Got to reading all
that stuff from Mil Com, can spend days skimming thru those
reports. So I come across this most amazing publication
titled FM 3-07. A Military Roadmap from Conflict to
Peace. It basically prescribes both Military, Civilian and
Diplomatic procedures to be taken after the conflict is over.
(Mostly details Iraq and Afghanistan.) So I am skimming thru this
pub. and lo and behold I think I HAVE FOUND A CASE OF PLAGIARISM.
Unless my tired old eyes are deceiving me I could swear I was reading
parts out of another old manual from long ago. It didn't have a
FM No, it didn't have such a noble title, it didn't have quotes and
note numbers, it was read by over 33,000 or more Military and
civilian personnel. It was called......... THE
Harking back to the old days. Read
the list, familiar to you? You can add your memories to the list too.
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