Posts Tagged military

Britain and France sign Military Treaty

Times sure are a changing. As who could have ever imagined that the British & the French would sign a treaty to have: “joint use of aircraft carries, 10,000-strong joint expeditionary force and unprecedented new levels of co-operation over nuclear missiles.” Lord Nelson who bravely defeated the French during the Battle of Trafalgar in the Napoleonic Wars must be rolling over in his grave!!! Britain and France sign landmark 50-year defence deal Patrick Wintour, political editor, Guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 2 November 2010 Britain and France today signed a landmark 50-year treaty on defence and security that envisages the joint use of […]

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The Face of the U.S. Military

As some of you may recall, during the early days of the American-led war with Iraq, I developed a serious crush on Brigadier General Vincent Brooks. He was frequently on televsion as he was the spokesperson for the U.S. Army Central Command. Back then, very little was known about him. Now he has his own Wiki page and can’t help steer longingly at his picture. Perhaps its the uniform. He is so distinguished. On a more serious note, there is also a great profile of the General on the HW Wilson Company site.

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