When I was 18, I lived and worked in the Lake District of England at the 17th century mansion of a Lord and Lady. I’ll never forget when the Lord of the house asked me what my purpose was. My rather awkward response was something like, “Well, duh, I guess to go to my job, you know, to get my work done, and like to make some money to pay for my schooling.”… Read more
Munsters Lily Munster ’64 Playghoul of the Year Poster:
Description: 12″ x 18″ “Lily Munster has the come hither look for only one man- Herman! I painted a tribute to Mr.Munster, Hot Rod Herman, last year. I knew he needed a companion piece.… Read more
The battlefield was riddled with TOW missiles.
Key point: A determined and well-armed adversary made the difference.
The interconnected conflicts raging across the Middle East today have amounted to a dreadful human catastrophe with spiraling global consequence.… Read more
New amphibious ships would require a new Russian Navy.
Key point: Moscow’s amphibious doctrine is focusing on long-range operations.
As Russia flexes its muscles in overseas conflicts like Syria, the Russian Navy is changing its amphibious doctrine to emphasize long-range operations.… Read more
A special operations force is born.
Key point: The precursors to the SEALs filled a special operations hole that Washington discovered during World War II.
Today’s Navy SEALs (for Sea, Air, and Land special warfare experts) have a history shrouded in secrecy.… Read more