Category Military operations

T 037 Pretending to be the Red Army

The National Training Center is part of the US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). The opposing force at the National Training Center (NTC) is the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, the Blackhorse Cavalry, who are stationed at the base to provide an opposing force to units on a training rotation at Fort Irwin. In September 2017, a […]

T25 A ship was sunk but not hopes

USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class battleship built for and by the United States Navy in the mid-1910s. Named in honor of the 48th state‘s recent admission into the union, the ship was the second and last of the Pennsylvania class of “super-dreadnought” battleships. Although commissioned in 1916, the ship remained stateside during World War I. […]

T21 Bang, bang … you’re dead (or not)

Usama ibn Mohammed ibn Awad ibn Ladin (Arabic: أسامة بن محمد بن عوض بن لادن‎‎, usāmah ibn muḥammad ibn ‘awaḍ ibn lādin), often anglicized as Osama bin Laden(/oʊˈsɑːmə bɪn ˈlɑːdən/; March 10, 1957 – May 2, 2011)[7] was the founder of al-Qaeda, the organization that was responsible for the September 11 attacks on the United […]