The plunge

The field generator controller worked out the calculations and entered the commands into the computer system. The Imperials were landing in standard configuration towards the next conquest. The entire Legion was being dropped, dozens of craft carrying All-Terrain Armored craft, a massive prefabricated garrison, all heading towards the continent. Everything was riding on a massive …

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Military medicine article – Casualties of the GWOT and future impact on Health Care and Society

An interesting article from 2014 written from the perspective of a military medical officer, RDML Michael S. Baker, MC USN (Ret.) 8 pages long so not much investment is required. Casualties of the Global War on Terror and Their Future Impact on Health Care and Society: A Looming Public Health Crisis GWOT - Global War on …

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Poem – The War Prayer by Mark Twain

The War Prayer by Mark Twain It was a time of great and exalting excitement. The country was up in arms, the war was on, in every breast burned the holy fire of patriotism; the drums were beating, the bands playing, the toy pistols popping, the bunched firecrackers hissing and spluttering; on every hand and …

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Veteran Affairs – West Los Angeles VA misusing donated land intended for veteran rehabilitation. VA OIG report.

VA’s Management of Land Use Under the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016   In March 1888, Senator John P. Jones and Arcadia B. DeBaker donated, by deed, approximately 300 acres of land in Los Angeles, California, to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers to establish a home for disabled veterans. Two additional …

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