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You can’t defeat what you can’t understand

“We do not understand the movement, and until we do, we are not going to defeat it. We have not defeated the idea. We do not even understand the idea.”

– Maj Gen Michael J. Nakata, Army officer picked to train Syrians to combat the Islamic State

For a good explanation why our military and political leaders still don’t understand the threat, read The Council on Global Security’s white paper, The Flawed Science Behind America’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Posted on July 13, 2016 at 15:41 by Chris Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A vital means of reversing foreign oil dependency

1aBy Thomas S. Mullikin

Energy – especially availability and most especially foreign oil dependency – is a huge national concern. In the aggregate, energy is perhaps the greatest of all concerns related to American national security. If we look at foreign oil dependency alone, we see that the U.S. spends hundreds of billions of dollars each year on energy imports, with much of this energy imported from Middle Eastern nations.

Since there is no way to adequately determine – much less direct or demand – where that money is spent once it is funneled to these nations, we may be sure that some of it is ending up funding the very terrorists we send our young soldiers to fight.

Thankfully, it does not have to be this way anymore.  America has its own massive reserves of clean, abundant, and relatively inexpensive energy. This energy will continue to create jobs in the U.S. and, most importantly, these domestic sources of energy have the power to dramatically reduce our dependency of foreign imports.


Posted on January 26, 2015 at 14:43 by Chris Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Global Eco Adventures fighting childhood obesity

logoCAMDEN, S.C. – Global Eco Adventures (GEA) is seeking sponsors for its Childhood Fitness through Environmental Training (CFET) program slated to begin in 2015.

Aimed at fighting childhood obesity, the six-month program will provide academic and applied knowledge of outdoor activities to 24 adolescents (grades nine–12), inspiring in them a passion for the environment and – as a result – reshaping the priorities of the children, their families, and the broader community through awareness.

“We believe that the problem of childhood obesity is simply not talked about – much less addressed – because of the stigma associated with it,” says GEA founder and pres. Tom Mullikin, who is also pres. and founding partner of the Camden-based Mullikin Law Firm. “But it is nevertheless a killer, and with our state ranking 7th in the U.S. in terms of obesity, we have to not only talk about it, but stem the tide of this growing threat to our public health through education, the eradication of destructive sedentary habits, and the creation of new exciting – even self-esteem building – lifestyle changes. That’s where GEA, members of our law firm, and our sponsoring partners come in.”


Posted on January 7, 2015 at 14:24 by Chris Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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New Air Force shirts on sale at the VI store

A selection the new shirts only available from the VI Online Store: Air Force Pararescue “That Others May Live” (left) and Air Force Fire Protection badge shirt. The firefighter shirt comes in a variety of patches (subdued as seen here or regular) and colors. Click on the images to check them out at the VI Online Store!

Posted on March 26, 2012 at 15:06 by Chris Carter · Permalink · 2 Comments
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The meaning of ‘terrorism’

US Law:

… premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents

Department of Defense:

The calculated use of unlawful violence or threat of unlawful violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological.


The unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a Government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives.

Posted on December 22, 2011 at 12:19 by Chris Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Day 17 of ‘8 Weeks to SEALFIT’

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‘8 Weeks to SEALFIT’ Day 15

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‘8 Weeks to SEALFIT’ – Days 12 and 13

I neglected to post this video review from the other day.

Posted on December 2, 2011 at 16:50 by Chris Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Today from 4:00 – 4:30pm Eastern, VI Radio hosts Chris Carter, Oscar Richardson, and guest Sandrow Belanger will discuss the VI initiative “Operation GOLDEN GUNS,” which is seeks to convince the Army to arm their medevac helicopters in Afghanistan.

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Posted on December 2, 2011 at 13:48 by Chris Carter · Permalink · One Comment
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Day 14 of ‘8 Weeks to SEALFIT’

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