Downtown – F-105 – Thuds in Vietnam

Really good documentary – no hype – no bullshit – just reality – and the nick name THUD – that’s from the noise they would make when they landed without the use of a runway!! ( for you folks in Rio Lindo – shot down . . . ) and I could not help myselfContinue reading “Downtown – F-105 – Thuds in Vietnam”

Naval Gunfire Support : Okinawa – Running BIG Guns

h Running BIG guns – and they are incredibly accurate and devastating to just about anyone close – in Viet Nam if you needed a helicopter landing zone and the USS New Jersey was close enough – you had a helicopter LZ – you can look HERE and see the 68-69 USS New Jersey (BBContinue reading “Naval Gunfire Support : Okinawa – Running BIG Guns”

Good Stuff Alert – No Effort Pot Roast or How to Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Your Crock Pot!!

The Cisco Kid ( NO – Really – his name is Cisco ) works the opposite end of the week from me – only see him for about 30 minutes or so once a week – and he gave me a recipe for a crock pot roast that is just simply the bomb!! 2 1/2Continue reading “Good Stuff Alert – No Effort Pot Roast or How to Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Your Crock Pot!!”

A Really good Program

When he talked about MITO – this is what he was talking about – seen one involving the ready alert aircraft from Barksdale AFB years ago – OMFG!! Everybody – and I mean everybody squeezes their cheeks together – because you just don’t know – all you do know is the klaxon goes off andContinue reading “A Really good Program”

Kfir brigade to become an elite infantry unit

It was announced today that the Chief of the General Staff of the IDF Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi had decided that Kfir, the Israeli Army’s largest infantry brigade, will receive a new mission. Currently, Kfir brigade comprises of five battalions, among them the ultra-Orthodox “Netzach Yehuda” (Judah Forever), battalion . . . Click on theContinue reading “Kfir brigade to become an elite infantry unit”