After Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon 50 years ago this week, it’s hard not to conclude that he got it backward: It wasn’t “one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.”
Among the many secretive projects hidden beneath the redacted cover of the black budget, none serve to galvanize the public’s imagination quite as much as the Boeing X-37B space plane.
Imagine it is 1 a.m. and the President of the United States is sleeping soundly beside the First Lady in the residential wing of the White House.
Effectiveness implies accomplishing something, so to evaluate military effectiveness there must be a strategy or an articulated list of accomplishable objectives and/or missions.
After the D-Day landings at Normandy and the initial breakthrough of the Nazi-held Western Front, the Allies found themselves needing a significant amount of fuel for their growing number of military vehicles.
This week sees the 75th anniversary of the now-legendary Allied invasion of Fortress Europe. While incredible movies like “The Longest Day” and “Saving Private Ryan” do justice to the heroic acts of that fateful day, the real heroes were unassuming Americans, Canadians, Brits and Australians who answered their nation’s call to push back against tyranny.
On June 6, 1944, over 150,000 Allied troops landed in Normandy commencing one of the most daring operations in military history, the invasion of Nazi-occupied France.
Feel like taking a three-week summer cruise through the Arctic Ocean? What was once only for the brave is now a reality during the summer months, due to the thawing of the ice in our polar regions.