Published February 14, 2013
The American culture of “everyone deserves a medal” has trickled into our own military.
Published January 07, 2013
President Obama would like Chuck Hagel to be our next Secretary of Defense. The former senator might be just what our Armed Forces need right now.
Published October 13, 2012
CSM Basil L. Plumley was America’s Soldier, the kind who watched the world around him turn into chaos. He was the kind who heard the call for battle and laced his boots tightly to trek into danger.
Published May 24, 2012
We shouldn’t need a holiday to thank a vet. We shouldn’t need a designated time throughout the year to remember them. We should be reminded of their sacrifices -- daily.
Published December 20, 2011
Unfortunately, after more than ten years of U.S. operations in Afghanistan, it is obvious that the vast majority of Americans remain undereducated in understanding the Taliban.
Published October 11, 2011
With a Defense budget in jeopardy and a drawl down of U.S. forces serving abroad, thousands of Defense Contractors are placed in limbo.
Published August 08, 2011
This weekend, we lost many special operators in Afghanistan. Whether it happened due to the Taliban or mechanical failure, it doesn’t matter how they were killed. What matters is that they are gone and that they have families of their own. Their families need assistance, they need comfort, and they need assurance that their sons, brothers, and or teammates will never be forgotten.
Published July 29, 2011
President Barack Obama signed the newly released 2011 Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime on July 19th. Strategically, this plan appears appropriate considering the gravity of transnational organized criminal activity around the world. Unlike the 2011 National Strategy for Counter Terrorism which completely left out terrorist entities and rogue regimes operating inside South and Central America, this newly released strategy appears impressive until one observes recent U.S. activities which counters everything written within.
Published July 25, 2011
Reports have emerged demonstrating U.S. funding the Taliban--the very enemy which our best and brightest have been fighting in Afghanistan since 2001. This should be no surprise to many. In May, Fox News reported similar activities of funding these Pashto insurgents through Pakistan. The article compared and contrasted the Afghan National Police and Afghan insurgent’s pay scales.
Published July 13, 2011
Terrorism is not necessarily about maiming and or killing others. Its true goal is achieved through instilling fear. Terrorists in Mumbai have already succeed in creating greater fear.