United States Army Ditches 5.56, Replaced With 6.8 SPC In Its M4, M249

October 11, 2018 G W 0

Since the beginning of the Global War on Terror, the United States Army has repeatedly talked about replacing ‘aged’ weapons systems. Through it all, the M4, originally designed by Colt, chambered in 5.56 NATO, and based on the venerable Colt Carbine concept, has remained the go-to weapon for the Army. However, in a shocking announcement, they have declared that, while they are not ditching the M4 and M249 Squad Automatic Weapon, they did announce an astonishing change. The new weapons acquired by the Army will be chambered in a new round: the 6.8. When the Army entered World War I, (Read More)

Head Of US Marine Force In Darwin Stood Down For Drink-Driving On Nightclub Strip

October 10, 2018 G W 0

In recent months, the United States Marine Corps has undertaken a cross-training mission with the Australian military, and deployed a record number of Marines, more than 1,500, to Darwin in the Norther Territories of the island nation. While training with the Australian Defense Force, as with any foreign deployment, Marines were expected to be on their best behavior, as representatives of the United States. Colonel James Schnelle, 48 years of age, seemed to fail to maintain those standards, however, and has recently been relieved of his command duties.  All this occurred due to his decision to drink and drive on (Read More)

Ex-Army Sergeant’s Murder Conviction Leads To Possible Execution

September 28, 2018 G W 0

An ex-United States Army Staff Sergeant reacted to a ‘bad day’ in the worst possible way imaginable. In 2016, Ronald Hamilton, in the midst of a domestic dispute with his wife, shot and killed a police officer, his wife, and shot and wounded two other police officers. Two years later, he’s finally been convicted of the crime, and prosecutors promised that they would push for the death penalty. On February 27, 2016, officers were called to the home of Ronald Hamilton, a 32-year-old Staff Sergeant (E-6) who worked at the Pentagon, and who was the son of a police officer. (Read More)

US To Remove Several Missile Defense Systems From The Middle East

September 27, 2018 G W 0

The United States has long been the world’s last remaining military superpower; better equipped and trained, and with more troops than Russia, and with better trained and equipped troops (and more troops capable of being immediately fielded) than China. Because of this, the United States of America, with soldiers stationed at bases around the world, has provided much of the defense for many allied nations. Next month, however, the United States has declared that it will move several Patriot missile systems out of the Middle East.  These systems will be brought back to the U.S., where they can be refurbished (Read More)

Combat-Decorated Green Beret Takes On a New Enemy: The Washington Swamp

September 26, 2018 G W 0

The 2018 election season has showcased the rise of extreme leftists in hard-left parts of the nation, and to many voters, it seems these ‘democratic socialists’ have received the lion’s share of air time, despite their general lack of qualification or accomplishment. In Florida, once veteran hope to change that dynamic. That candidate, who is prepared to do battle with the swamp, is Michael Waltz, and he’s running for Florida’s Sixth Congressional District. The seat he’s decided to fill is currently held by Congressman Ron DeSantis, who is running for governor. Most impressive is that Waltz wears the famed cross (Read More)