A day in the life of a veteran
It was the spring of ’71 and Capt. Larry McNamara, one of my advisors to the South Vietnamese Army, and I were sitting across from each other on a hot, sparsely covered jungle hillside sipping bitter Vietnamese tea.
Leadership, Leadership, Leadership
The motto of the U.S. Army’s Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia is “Follow Me!” The school majors in LEADERSHIP, LEADERSHIP, and LEADERSHIP. Erected in front of its headquarters building is a statue of an infantry leader caught in mid-stride | Read More »
Fighting for Freedom
How many American lives is a worn copy of a Quran worth? If a Muslim writes in a Quran and tears out its pages its fine. If an American burns that same Koran it’s a crime punishable by death in | Read More »
Iraq Status of Forces Agreement
President Obama is simply using, for political purposes, Iraq’s saying "NO" to the extension of the Status of Forces Immunity Agreement as a convenient excuse to cover his withdrawal of U.S. Forces from Iraq. Prime Minister Maliki, who is left holding the bag, should learn to be careful what he asks for. He just may get it.
One day the media will awaken and discover that for the most part the Occupiers do not share the Tea Party’s peaceful protest motivations. Rather, they are radical political fanatics who want to seize control of our American democracy.
It’s Their Country
Iraq and Afghanistan: There are as many different opinions and suggestions as to when to pull out as there are military experts. Much depends on what we hope to accomplish and by when. Personally, I think American history illuminates a clear path for us to follow.
Leadership Fraught with Compromise
Energy–Key to a Resurgent America
Let’s get one thing straight right from the beginning. The environment was made to support mankind; mankind was not made to support the environment. Is that clear? The mating habits of a snail darter fish or other member of the | Read More »
When in Doubt Give Offense
Because of fear of offending those Muslims who are not offended by beheadings and terrorists flying jetliners into World Trade Center buildings, our President, politicians and bureaucrats refuse to truthfully define to the American people what the Omar Ahmads and the magnitude of the Islamic problem is really about. They forget that it isn’t possible to deal with a cancer until it is diagnosed as cancer.
Defining the Force and Mission
The fighting in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya is causing our civilian and military leaders to review and reassess the involvement of American military forces in insurgencies and guerrilla warfare and more clearly determine what should be the role of the | Read More »