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Navy Milbloggers Sal from "CDR Salamander" and EagleOne from "EagleSpeak" discuss leading issues and developments for the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and related national security issues.

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An encore presentation of our Valentine's Day Eve show on Russia. Join milbloggers Sal from "CDR Salamander" and Eagle One from "EagleSpeak" this Sunday with their guest, Dr. Dmitry Gorenburg, Senior Analyst at CNA and an... more

It's that time of the year. Bring your questions, comments, observations - chat or heck; we'll even take phone calls. Join Navy milbloggers Sal from "CDR Salamander" and Eagle One from "EagleSpeak" for an hour on the top issues... more

This nation has been served by those who come home, and those who never make it back. Some have had their stories preserved and celebrated within living memory, some are almost unknown. This weeks episode will cover both sides of... more

If you look to the performance of the US Navy in World War II - those ships came in the shipbuilding programs of the 1920s and 1930s. At a time with no computers or modern communication equipment - and working through the naval treaty... more

We are having a "best of" for this weekend with one of our best shows this year. For anyone interested in history, politics, or national security - there are two books that should be on your short list for 2011. Both authors will be on Midrats this... more

What is the role of organizations with mission statements that include phrases such as, "... investigat(e) ... corruption, misconduct, and conflicts of interest (to) achieve a more effective, accountable, open, and ethical federal government.... more

Like many of my generation - my father came of age in the Korean War Era. In tribute to my father, his friends and the millions of the Forgotten Generation who served in the Forgotten War, we are going to replay Episode 22 with our guests,... more

At a time when already small NATO defense budgets shrink while it is actively engaged in two combat operations decades after the Soviet treat faded into history - what is NATO and where does it stand? Is NATO "transforming" - and if... more

Almost a decade of involvement in two land wars in Asia combined with a series of costly and ill timed shipbuilding programs that have yet to produce ships anywhere near promised cost and performance has brought our Navy to the... more

This Memorial Day weekend, I can think of few shows we have had that fit better. Going back to September, our guests will be Eddie LeBaron and Lanier Phillips. Though known as four-time Pro-Bowler, quarterback for the Washington... more

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