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Major Gen. Jerry R. Curry (US Army Ret.), Ph.D. is a decorated combat veteran, Army Aviator, Paratrooper and Ranger who has served his country both in the military and as a Presidential appointee in three administrations. He is also the author of From Private to General (Believe Books). Like this article? Get the latest Guns & Patriots delivered to your email every Tuesday. Sign up here - it's free!
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  • 2012 Politics, Race and the Presidential Election

    As both political parties draw up their game plans for the 2012 presidential election, President Obama and the Democrats seem poised to strike out on a path similar to the one that led them to a 2008 victory. Evidently they | Read More »

  • The General And The Truck Driver

    In the spring of 1982 I became Commanding General of the Military District of Washington which was headquartered at Fort Leslie J. McNair in South West Washington D.C. It was a kind of homecoming for Lady Char and me since | Read More »

  • Access To Classified Information And The Need To Know

    In the federal government, especially in the Departments of Defense and State, it is etched in stone that access to classified information is only shared on a “need to know” basis. If you don’t need the information to do your | Read More »

  • Priority One: Survival of the Free

    The harsh reality and truth of our existence is the same today as it was in George Washington’s time. Freedom is preserved only through the exercise of spiritual strength, the power of will, determination and, if all else fails, force | Read More »

  • President Diouf’s Last Step

    The Ceremonial Office of the Military District of Washington is charged with seeing   that the lectern on the south lawn of the White House is in its proper place when a foreign dignitary such as a king, president or prime | Read More »

  • The Process of United States Islamification

    Our nation is being strangled with inconceivable, unconscionable, and massive amounts of debt. Unrestrained political correctness runs amok among us. Our Congressmen and women are buying and bribing reelection through out of control “earmark” spending only to satisfy the pleasure | Read More »

  • The Kidnapping of Mrs. Curry

    Nineteen-eighty was a tense time to be living in Europe.  Eighty people were killed when a Red Brigade terrorist detonated a bomb at the Bologna railway station in Italy. Later that year during Oktoberfest, the Red Faction and remnants of | Read More »

  • Peace through Capitulation: A False Peace at Best

    An excellent example of what happens when a free and democratic nation adopts a weak defense policy is illustrated by Great Britain’s reaction to Hitler’s rise to power in the 1930’s. Chamberlain, then Prime Minister of Great Britain, was so | Read More »

  • White House Reflections

    Last month my wife, Lady Char and I drove past the White House for what was to be her last time, before the cancer meanly took her away from me. When we were two little kids growing up in the | Read More »

  • Soldier Code: Remember The Star From The East

    It was the end of the day. The bloated bodies of the dead North and South Vietnamese soldiers baked under the cruel equatorial sun and littered the jungle hillside surrounding Captain Larry McNamara’s position like rotting clumps of jellyfish spit | Read More »

  • Sharia & The Constitution: Never the Twain Shall Meet

    Let me begin by saying something some may find quite controversial. To assume that Muslims appreciate and accept the same moral values as those cherished by our Founders is insanity bordering on stupidity. Consider that Islamic cultures embrace and institutionalize | Read More »

  • Freedom and Islam: Compatible or Contradictory?

    In this great country one of our most cherished freedoms is freedom of religion and we Americans go the extra mile in extending that freedom to others. We have even gone so far as to honor the Muslim religion of | Read More »

  • Obama Loves the Hood, Unfortunately It Is Not Fort Hood

    A few years ago my wife and I attended a conference at Hampton University, where then Senator Obama spoke. He cautioned his listeners not to forget, “…where they came from. That is, one day you black men may leave the | Read More »

  • Obama The Muslim

    My mother believed in “common sense” testing. She said if it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and acts like a duck; it’s a duck. She believed that actions speak louder than words and | Read More »

  • The Obama, McChrystal Set-Up

    By now everyone knows the story, or at least they think they do. A careless, loose-lipped general’s staff celebrates a little too much one evening at the bar. Listening in on their unguarded comments is Rolling Stone Magazine reporter Michael | Read More »

  • Rules of Engagement

    During the Viet Nam War several Viet Cong engaged our forces in a running fire fight and when we finally closed in for the kill they fled into in a Buddhist Pagoda and hid. I turned to my South Vietnamese | Read More »

  • Jerusalem v. Danzig – Palestine v. Sudetenland

    Artificially cobbled together cities and nation states usually fail to maintain historical cohesion. Forced reconciliatory attempts result in temporary, unstable arrangements which do more harm than good in the long run. Poland’s “Free City of Danzig” and Czechoslovakia’s “Sudetenland” are | Read More »

  • Good Muslim, Bad Muslim

    The counterinsurgency strategy being implemented by the United States in Afghanistan is based on building trust and making friends of local Afghan tribal and political leaders. Ideally once they learn they can trust us they will become more cooperative in | Read More »

  • Lies, Deceit and a Double Standard

    I don’t pretend to be an expert on Islam or the Qur’an, the Muslim Bible. But for some reason during my high school years I became fascinated with the career and writings of T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia.) I | Read More »

  • Bring On The Oil Spill

    Conquering impossible challenges has been the norm for America since before its founding. In the Revolutionary War, thirteen tiny American colonies stood up to and defeated the world’s greatest and most powerful empire. Compared to that feat, stopping a deep | Read More »