Kids are Cruel
From the Westmount High, in Montreal, Canada, where Kamala Harris attended, we learn that she had a nickname in school: Camel Toe Harris… And she works with this guy.
Another Navy Uniform Change?
Yes, it looks like it …more here
The US Navy has had a number of uniform changes. The traditional khaki for officers and chiefs and light blue dungarees for E-6 and below, which worked, and went through several changes, camo patterns (camo…on a ship), to to a Marine Corps pattern of khaki and green. Will sanity prevail? don’t hold your breath.
Admirals with nothing better to do, enjoy changing uniform styles. Has anyone thought to reduce the number of admirals?
After the Marian reforms, the legions carried eagle standards because the eagle represents Jupiter (Jupiter’s sacred bird). Prior to those reforms the legions each had their own icon, carried in much the way that later nations would carry their regimental color: eagle, wolf, ox with a man’s head, horse and boar.
The Roman state had no official symbols per se. The personification of the city as Goddess Roma was a later invention, though SPQR (Senātus Populusque Rōmānus) was the emblem of Rome between about 80 BC and the 4th Century AD.
Prostitutes were known as “she-wolves” throughout the empire. There has been widespread speculation that the wolf who raised Romulus and Remus was not an actual wolf (canis lupus) but a prostitute or perhaps a concubine.
DOD Awards $89 billion contract …more here. After years of research, investigations, sworn statements, think tank visits, focus groups, and consulting, the Pentagon has contracted with Raytheon to lead the project. An experienced group of male baby boomer retired O-6s will oversee the project…
T-72 frozen into a pond on the Dobrovolski training range, Kaliningrad, c. 1975